Monthly Archives: March 2017

Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...

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Bruins Trying to Get Back on Track

March 10, 2017
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by Bob Morello As the roller coaster ride of emotions continues, following the Boston Bruins’ loss on Monday to the Ottawa Senators in the fight for second spot in the Atlantic Division, the team will get right back on the horse, led by coach Bruce “Butch” Cassidy. There will not be any look backs...

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Obituaries 03-09-2017

March 10, 2017
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Evelyn Goff New England Telephone Co. retiree, one of the original “Chelsea Girls” Evelyn R. Goff, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness on January 11 at the age of 97. She was raised in Chelsea, attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea High School...

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Sojourner Truth at the Chelsea Public Library

March 3, 2017
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Sojourner Truth at the Chelsea Public Library

Photos and story by Marianne Salza In a deep and profound tone, Kathryn Woods, as Sojourner Truth, sang “Amazing Grace” as she ambled through rows of listeners, shaking hands. Woods performed an historical re-enactment of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, originally delivered at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in 1851. Organized by...

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Family,Friends Pay Memorial Tribute to Longtime Resident Helen Feinberg

March 3, 2017
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Family,Friends Pay Memorial Tribute to Longtime Resident Helen Feinberg

By Cary Shuman Many family friends and neighbors came to Crown Point in Swampscott to pay their respects to longtime Chelsea resident Helen Feinberg, who died on Feb. 21. She was 92. Stuart Feinberg joined his brothers, Richard and Ralph Feinberg, at the impressive memorial tribute to their mother, who with her husband, the...

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Mystic Brewery Finds Reason to Celebrate in Milestone Batch of Marquee Product

March 3, 2017
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Mystic Brewery Finds Reason to Celebrate in Milestone Batch of Marquee Product

By Seth Daniel It all started with the Saison Renaud. The obscure style of beer popular in Belgium and northern France grew on Mystic Brewery founder Bryan Greenhagen while on his honeymoon, and in return it has grown on the ever-increasing customer base at Mystic, and this month the brewery is celebrating a milestone...

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Attorney General’s Office Reviewing Complaint on Sale of Old YMCA Building

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Attorney General’s Office confirmed that a complaint has been filed by one of the unsuccessful bidders on the Chelsea Community Center (CCC) building (old YMCA) on Shurtleff Street, and they are reviewing that complaint. Emily Snyder of the Attorney General’s Office said the complaint from East Coast 3 Realty Trust,...

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Local Communities Receive Shannon Grant Funding from Metro Mayors

March 3, 2017
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The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced the release of $5.7 million in competitive grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts who, with their local community partners, will use the funding to combat gang violence and support local at-risk youth. Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop will receive a collective $335,735 under the...

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MAPC:If You Build It, Traffic Will Come:Parking Study Reveals That About 25 Percent of Spaces Go Unused in Residential Apartment Buildings

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It took a little nighttime surveillance work and the poring over of a lot of data, but a new study from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) of five communities – including Everett and Chelsea – showed that nearly 25 percent of parking space in apartment buildings are not being used....

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Police Briefs 03-02-2017

March 3, 2017
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Thursday, 2/16 Katelyn Ferguson, 29, 86 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Jesus Palacios Leiva, 23, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Friday, 2/17 Leonardo Escobar, 44, 92 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering for misdemeanor. Matthew Graves, 25, 4 Parkway Ct., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery...

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