Monthly Archives: November 2017

Veterans Day Soldiers’ Home Ceremonies

November 17, 2017
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Veterans Day Soldiers’ Home Ceremonies

James Smith, Vietnam Veteran in the U.S. Coast Guard and resident at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, watches the proceedings during the Veterans Day Soldiers’ Home ceremonies on Nov. 8.

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Harvest Fest

November 17, 2017
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Harvest Fest

Fatuma Iman enjoyed painting at Saturday’s Mace Apartments Community Harvest Fest in Chelsea on Nov. 4. Residents and volunteers helped to clean up the garden and enjoy an afternoon together.

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Bishop Ready to Head Back to City Council for Prattville

November 17, 2017
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Bishop Ready to Head Back to City Council for Prattville

By Seth Daniel The halls of City Hall haven’t changed tremendously since former City Clerk and former Alderman Bob Bishop retired, but things have changed a bit and now Bishop will rejoin the team as a member of the City Council. On Nov. 7, Bishop one a heavily contested race Prattville’s District 1 over...

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What to Do about the Logan Noise Study? Some Ready to Bargain, Some Ready to Fight

November 17, 2017
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What to Do about the Logan Noise Study? Some Ready to Bargain, Some Ready to Fight

By Seth Daniel The City Council publicly unveiled the recent Airplane Noise Study done by Boston University at a Committee on Conference meeting Monday night, Nov. 13, and the consensus is that there are two different paths – fight in court or use the favorable study as leverage. The noise study was performed by...

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Chelsea Salvation Army Kicks Off Kettles at Market Basket

November 17, 2017
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Chelsea Salvation Army Kicks Off Kettles at Market Basket

By Seth Daniel When the holiday season hits, Chelsea’s Jane Gianatasio can be found in one obvious place – ringing a bell for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive. For the past 10 years, the life-long Chelsea resident has been a bell-ringer for the organization, helping to raise money in their biggest fundraiser of the...

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Chelsea Fire Takes Delivery of Two New Apparatus

November 17, 2017
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Chelsea Fire Takes Delivery of Two New Apparatus

The Chelsea Fire Department recently received two new pieces of fire apparatus, and at the moment both are being outfitted a preparing to be put into service. First, the new Ladder 2, which replaces a 1999 aerial that runs from the Mill Hill Station on Broadway, was purchased by the City as part of...

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No Debate Necessary:Strip Club Application Dismissed by ZBA, New Owner Might Look to Other Things

November 17, 2017
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By Leah Dearborn and Seth Daniel In what has been one surprise after another with the Phantom Ventures suit-and-tie strip club proposal, Tuesday night’s events perhaps took the cake – with a new owner of the club now coming into play and the proponents withdrawing their three-year-old proposal at the last minute. That came,...

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Robert Ockenden Named Chief Horologist at Chelsea Clock

November 17, 2017
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Massachusetts-based Chelsea Clock, one of America’s oldest and most distinguished makers of fine clocks, barometers, and tide instruments, is pleased to announce that Robert Ockenden, AWCI certified master clockmaker, has been named chief horologist for the company’s repair & restoration facility. Chelsea operates one of the largest branded clock repair facilities in the country....

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Chelsea Fire to Begin Collecting Toys for Tots, Requests Due by Nov 20

November 17, 2017
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The Chelsea Fire Department (CFD) has begun collecting new, unwrapped, non-violent toys at our Central Station located at 307 Chestnut St., from now until December 15. Anyone who would like to drop off a toy may come by the station between the hours of 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Last year the CFD collected three large...

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Police Briefs 11-16-2017

November 17, 2017
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SUSPICIOUS CHARACTER On Nov. 5, at 3:15 p.m., a CPD officer, while parked across from the Chelsea Police Headquarters, was approached by a young male. The officer reported that the male seemed to be out of breath and in a panic. He told the officer that he was riding his bicycle on Central Avenue...

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