Monthly Archives: May 2017

Touching the Sky

May 19, 2017
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Touching the Sky

Alex Pedrero leaps into the air during his attempt in the long jump at a track meet between Chelsea and Presentation Mary Academy (PMA) at Chelsea High on Tuesday, May 16. The Chelsea team of boys and girls is having a very successful season on the cinders.

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Diversity in Action

May 19, 2017
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Diversity in Action

Li Liu performing a Chinese ribbon dance during the Chelsea Public Library’s Diversity in Action program last Wednesday night, May 10, at the Library. The program was one of the centerpieces of the Library’s Spring Program, and was enjoyed by many.

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GreenRoots Celebrates First Year at Annual Meeting on May 11

May 19, 2017
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GreenRoots Celebrates First Year at Annual Meeting on May 11

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea GreenRoots organization announced it is in good financial condition and it’s mission has been successfully carried out in its first year of operations on the banks of the Chelsea Creek. About 100 members and organizational friends attended the first Annual Meeting on Thursday night, May 11, at the headquarters...

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Downpayment:Baker Commits to Funding New Quigley Hospital in Capital Plan

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Gov. Charlie Baker and Speaker Bob DeLeo committed to the first downpayment on what will be a major state and federal commitment to building a new, $199 million community living center to replace the old Quigley Memorial Hospital on the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home campus. In his $2.26 billion Capital Budget, announced...

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Kickstarting the Heart:Downtown District Coordinator Looks to Launch Events

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The bones of downtown Chelsea are discussed often. They’re good bones, many have said over the last year. But now the City and it’s new Downtown Coordinator, Mimi Graney, are ready to put some meat on the bones of the downtown business district. Graney was brought on in March after about...

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Chelsea Welcomes Robert Wood Johnson Team Today, Friday

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A team of leaders from the City, the non-profit sector and from Mass General-Chelsea were ready to roll out the red carpet on May 18 and 19 as evaluators from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation pay a visit to Chelsea to see what makes the town tick. City Manager Tom Ambrosino,...

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Time to Start Thinking about Mosquitoes

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s that time of year when lovers of the outdoors and their furry friends get concerned about disease carrying mosquitoes and ticks. At Tuesday evening’s Board of Health meeting members heard from the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control (NMMC) and from Page Exterminating. Kimberly Foss, an entomologist with NMMC, said they...

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MS-13 Leader Indicted Again by Feds for Brutal Murder of Chelsea, Eastie Teens

May 19, 2017
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A major leader of the MS-13 gang has been indicted for the murder of two teen-agers in East Boston, one of whom was Chelsea’s Christofer Perez de la Cruz – who was only 16. The nationwide leader of MS-13’s Molinos clique was charged in a fifth superseding indictment on Monday, May 15, in connection...

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Five District Partnership Graduates First Leadership Cohort

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For the past two years, after long days in the classroom, 17 teachers from Chelsea, Malden and Revere school districts have converged on Revere High School (RHS) to work towards a position in school leadership. Last Thursday, May 11, those 17 teachers presented their final Capstone projects to panels of judges,...

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Police Briefs 05-18-2017

May 19, 2017
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ROBBED WITH KNIFE On May 11, at 5:07 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the area near 86 Central Ave. for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the victim who stated that he was robbed by a male and female party by means of a knife. The victim stated that...

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