Monthly Archives: August 2017

BIDMC Opens New Urgent Care Center in Chelsea

August 11, 2017
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BIDMC Opens New Urgent Care Center in Chelsea

By Seth Daniel Responding to community input, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has opened up a new urgent care facility in Chelsea, a facility that includes hours on the weekends. The new medical offering opened on Monday, Aug. 7. Chelsea Urgent Care is open eight hours a day, seven days a week: Monday...

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Election Ballot Firming Up, Frank Bows Out in Mill Hill

August 11, 2017
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Election Ballot Firming Up, Frank Bows Out in Mill Hill

By Seth Daniel As the City Election ballot is getting confirmed this week, with Nomination Papers having come due on Tuesday, District 3 Councillor Matt Frank announced that he would not run for re-election. Nomination Papers were due to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. on Tuesday and the office was still working on...

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Scholarship Established Honoring Richard Clayman

August 11, 2017
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The Richard I. Clayman Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Suffolk University Law School. The purpose of the fund is to endow a perpetual Scholarship in Richard’s name which will assist students in their legal education from places like Chelsea, where Richard, this kid from Chelsea as he would say, spent his entire...

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Senator DiDomenico Attends NCSL Summit in Boston

August 11, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined State Senators and Representatives from throughout the United States during the 2017 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Summit held in Boston.  Each year elected officials meet to share information and best practices at this conference held in different part of the country.  This year’s summit was the largest in several...

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Police Taking Major Precautions After Officers Exposed to Fentanyl

August 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After three officers were exposed and affected by Fentanyl last Friday – and another had been exposed and affected in June – Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes has established a brand new protocol for how officers respond to drug incident. “What we’ve decided to do is take action,” he said. “This...

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Soldiers’ Home Meeting Features Discussion on Water Tower, Overall Project

August 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel State officials made their first presentation of the proposed Community Living Center at the Soldiers’ Home, a project that will replace the Quigley Hospital and require the removal of the iconic Soldiers’ Home water tower. The $199 million project, some 66 percent of which could be federally funded, has the makings...

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Police Briefs 08-10-2017

August 11, 2017
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Monday, 7/31 Marcelo Melendez, 48, 31 Lexington St., East Boston, was arrested for possessing alcoholic beverage. Debra Ege, 57, 63 Glendale St., Revere, was arrested for improper turn, operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license. Tuesday, 8/1 Mauricio Grandados, 35, 150 London ST., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon....

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Glen Campbell

August 11, 2017
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The passing this week of Glen Campbell, the country singer who crossed over into the pop genre in the late 1960s with hit records such as By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, and many others, marks the end of an era for those of a certain (older) generation. His records...

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We Have A Maniac at the Helm — God Help Us

August 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s daily pronouncements typically are greeted by most Americans with a mixture of derision, sarcasm, and humor. Whether he is tweeting about something that he asserts is “sad” or speaking nonsensically at a Boy Scout jamboree, for the most part we accept most of what he says with a combination of resignation...

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Congratulations,Nate Bryant

August 11, 2017
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We would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Nate Bryant upon his recent appointment as the chief of staff for new Salem State University President John Keenan. In addition to his duties at Salem State, Nate is well-known is this area as a high school basketball referee. He is a true success story,...

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