Monthly Archives: March 2017

All-District Concert

March 31, 2017
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All-District Concert

Keiri Sandoval, of the Middle School Advanced Band, on flute, performing “Wyndham March.” The all-district chorus and band concert took place on March 15 at the Williams School gym with hundreds of parents and friends on hand to hear the sounds of emerging Chelsea musicians.

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New Chelsea Police Officers

March 31, 2017
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New Chelsea Police Officers

City Clerk Jeannette White administers the Oath to five new Chelsea Police officers, including two new female officers, during a ceremony at City Hall on Monday night, March 27. The new officers bring the contingent up to 108 on the force, with a goal of 111 on duty.

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Reading is ‘Magic’

March 31, 2017
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Reading is ‘Magic’

By Seth Daniel When Malcolm Mitchell, the impressive rookie wide receiver for the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, was having trouble with reading in school, he came home and complained to his mother about it. The talented athlete continued his rant while his mother put three pots on the stove to a boil....

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Ciao! Pizza and Pasta Owners have Big Plans

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The owners of Ciao! Pizza and Pastas seemingly just opened their small take-out restaurant, but already they have scored in the top 10 of pizza places nationwide on Yelp online, have had stellar reviews from almost every publication in Greater Boston, and now they are looking to widen their reach. And...

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French Club Project Gets State Funding, Looks Toward Summer Groundbreaking

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Neighborhood Developers (TND) hosted state and City leaders on Tuesday morning, March 28, to announce that they had received critical funding to allow the French Club affordable housing project to proceed to a groundbreaking. “It’s an honor for TND to host an event like this,” said Aaron Wasserman of TND,...

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City Manager Looks to Make Recycling Expansion

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel City Manager Tom Ambrosino has submitted a plan to the City Council to potentially expand the recycling program to all of the large apartment buildings and condo complexes in the city, and to the Housing Authority properties as well – an expansion that will mean a serious increase in the trash...

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Police Briefs 03-30-2017

March 31, 2017
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Monday, 3/20 Jaime Alvarez-Figueroa, 28, 93 Trenton St., East Boston, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, operating under the influence of liquor, possessing open container of alcohol in motor vehicle. Jorge Beltran, 18, 39 Shawmut St., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying dangerous weapon or knife over 4×1 inches (2 counts), receiving stolen...

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Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2017
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A better alternative As I read the Chelsea Record commentary last week on a homeless gentleman named Benjamin Estrada who recently was found frozen to death during the March 14 snowstorm under the Tobin Bridge where he had been living for years. Apparently, like  many homeless, these poor souls can’t or won’t accept shelter...

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Trump Fails to Put Kids First in “America First” Budget

March 31, 2017
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico President Donald Trump recently released his 2018 budget, outlining billions of dollars in cuts to vital governmental agencies and services. Almost laughably, the Administration has titled its budget “America First,” despite zeroing out and reducing funding for programs that help millions of Americans. Included in those cuts was the complete...

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We Remember It Well…

March 31, 2017
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The “it” we are referring to  was the surprise April Fool’s Day snowstorm of 1997 — 20 years ago this week — that dumped 25 inches of snow in this immediate area and even more in other places in the Greater Boston area. We recall that the weather forecasters had not predicted such a...

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