Monthly Archives: April 2017

Chelsea Easter Egg Hunt

April 22, 2017
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Chelsea Easter Egg Hunt

Children racing through the Burke Elementary School Complex during the first annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15. Volunteers hid 1,200 Easter eggs and children raced to find them. The inaugural event was a hit.

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Good Friday Procession

April 22, 2017
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Good Friday Procession

Father Hilario Sanez Jr. stands out in the crowd (center) in the procession down Broadway this past Good Friday, April 14. St. Rose of Lima Church held its annual Stations of the Cross through the streets of Chelsea, attracting hundreds upon hundreds of parishioners for the solemn day.

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After 17 Years, Lawlor Moves on from Chelsea Drug Court

April 22, 2017
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After 17 Years, Lawlor Moves on from Chelsea Drug Court

By Seth Daniel After 17 years, one of the founding, cornerstone members of the model Chelsea Drug Court program is moving on to new opportunities in the Newton court system. “It’s tough work, but we keep at it, roll up our sleeves and keep at it,” she said this week, following her last Drug...

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State Housing Agency Approves CHA Development to Move Forward

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced late last week that they have approved the Chelsea Housing Authority’s (CHA) planned redevelopment of the Innes Street Apartment (Central Avenue), and are awarding it $9.6 million in state funding. The CHA was awarded a planning grant of $300,000 by DHCD...

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Chelsea Housing Revamp of Central Avenue Hangs on Council Vote Monday

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the bigger votes of the year for the Chelsea City Council will go down on Monday night, April 24, when the body is faced with the question of approving a Home Rule Petition that will allow the public/private redevelopment of the Central Avenue housing development (Innes) to go forward...

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Police Briefs 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Police Log Monday, 4/10/17 David Kerns, 42, 30 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant, resisting arrest, threat to commit crime and disorderly conduct. Kristy Morgan, 30, 24 Clippership Lane, Boston, was arrested on a warrant, affray and assault and battery. Wednesday, 4/12 Jonathan Hurtado, 27, 725 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on warrants....

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...

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Sports 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS track teams top Greater Lawrence Both the Chelsea High boys and girls track & field teams earned impressive victories over Greater Lawrence last week. The Lady Red Devils cruised to a 95-39 triumph over their Greater Lawrence counterparts, capturing every individual event except the high jump. Junior Martine Simon continued to...

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Obituaries 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Teresa ‘Terry’ Torres Medical billing specialist and animal lover, devoted to home and family Teresa A. “Terry” Torres, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away at Merrimack Valley Hospice with her beloved family at her bedside on Wednesday, April 12. She was 52 years old. Terry was born in Everett and raised in Chelsea,...

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