Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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Sports 11-16-2017

November 17, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS boys, girls run in D-2 state meet  The Chelsea High boys and girls cross-country teams concluded their very successful seasons at the Division 2 State Championship Meet that was held at the Wrentham Training Center on Saturday. The weather was cold and blustery for the morning, but that did not stop both teams...

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Obituaries 11-16-2017

November 17, 2017
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Joseph Yannizze, Jr. Of Malden Joseph Yannizze, Jr. of Malden died on November 9. He is survived by his former wife, Carmella (Sofia).  He was the devoted father of Mildred Mannion and her husband, Keith Newins of Revere, Carmella Trodden and her husband, William of North Carolina and Joseph Yannizze III of New Hampshire; cherished...

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Chelsea Reads

November 11, 2017
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Jasmyne Banks Quinones (6) with Pete The Cat, a feline advocate for literacy. The purr-fect scene came during the Chelsea Public Library’s Family Literacy Day on Saturday, Nov. 4

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Robinson Topping Ticket, Rodriguez and Garcia Win District Contests:Brown, Bishop and Perlatonda Return to Council

November 11, 2017
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Robinson Topping Ticket, Rodriguez and Garcia Win District Contests:Brown, Bishop and Perlatonda Return to Council

By Seth Daniel Incumbents prevailed in several contested district Council contests on Tuesday, Nov. 7, while Council President Leo Robinson showed that experience equals strength in topping the at-large ticket with more than 1,000 votes. Aside from School Committeeman at-Large candidate Frank DePatto, Robinson was the only candidate to top the 1,000 vote plateau....

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New Chelsea Day Center Making a Difference in Homeless Community

November 11, 2017
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New Chelsea Day Center Making a Difference in Homeless Community

By Seth Daniel In years past, when it was severely cold, those living on the streets of Chelsea had nowhere to go but under blankets. Some, as recently as last year, died because of exposure to the cold. Now, to help prevent that and to give those on the streets a place to go...

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Piece of Chelsea History Goes Down to the Wrecking Ball

November 11, 2017
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Piece of Chelsea History Goes Down to the Wrecking Ball

By Seth Daniel Three generations of Chelsea residents have worked, walked or driven by the famous Chelsea Clock building on Everett Avenue, but none will be able to do either any longer. The last pieces of the former brick luxury clock factory – outfitted with the black banner and white lettering reading ‘Chelsea Clock’...

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