Monthly Archives: February 2018

Chelsea’s College Basketball Star:Drexel’s Sammy Mojica Excels in His Last Game in Boston

February 23, 2018
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Chelsea’s College Basketball Star:Drexel’s Sammy Mojica Excels in His Last Game in Boston

The Chelsea police officers were there to Sammy Mojica Jr. The Chelsea High and Brimmer and May basketball players were there to see their former teammate, Sammy Mojica Jr. And Sammy Mojica Jr., son of CPD Officer Sammy Mojica Sr. and Awilda Morales, put on a very good show, scoring 13 points and playing...

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Chelsea Named as Finalist in Bloomberg 2018 $5M Mayors Challenge

February 23, 2018
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Chelsea is one of 35 Champion Cities selected this week as finalists in the 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages city leaders to uncover bold, inventive ideas that confront the toughest problems cities face. These 35 urban innovations rose to the top of a competitive pool of more than 320 applications....

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Ruiz Camp Ready to Move Forward with Positivity, Awaiting RFP

February 23, 2018
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Two weeks after a controversial meeting that was only supposed to be an introduction, members of John Ruiz’s team said they want to be positive  and move forward with everyone – despite any conflicts that arose after the meeting on Feb. 6. “We want to keep it all positive,” said Mark Giblin, Ruiz’s business...

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Congressman Capuano Urges FAA to Shift Flight Paths Over the Water at Logan

February 23, 2018
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Last week U.S. Congressman wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) urging them to take the same action at Logan International Airport in East Boston as the agency took recently in California. Earlier this year the FAA reached an agreement with two California cities–Laguna Beach and Newport Beach–about flight paths that commercial...

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DA Dan Conley Announces He Won’t Run for Re-Election

February 23, 2018
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On what was his 16th anniversary in the office of District Attorney, Dan Conley surprised many by announcing he would not run for the office again. Simply put, the former prosecutor turned City Councilor turned DA, said he believed it was time to let others have a chance to run the county-wide office –...

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Guest Conductor Will Make History at NSPO’s Winter Concert

February 23, 2018
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For the second time in its 70-year history, the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra (NSPO) will follow the direction of a female conductor when Marshunda Smith guest conducts the Orchestra’s Winter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 25, at Swampscott High School. Smith, a long-time cellist with the NSPO, will ascend the conductor’s podium as Music Director...

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Experience the Wonders of LUZIA! Cirque du Soleil’s Astounding Production Opens June 27 at Suffolk Downs

February 23, 2018
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Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From June 27 – July 29, 2018, audiences are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Suffolk Downs to escape to an imaginary Mexico – a sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality. In...

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Meridian Bancorp, Inc Announces New Board Appointments

February 23, 2018
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Richard J. Gavegnano, President, CEO and Chairman of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announces the elections of Carl LaGreca to Lead Director and Peter Scolaro to the Board of Directors for both Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank. Mr. LaGreca’s succeeds Richard F. Fernandez, who served as Lead...

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News Briefs

February 23, 2018
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CPL RELEASES WINTER LIBRARY PROGRAMS The Chelsea Public Library released its winter program schedule this week, with events starting today. Thursday, March 1, Lego Club, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 1 p.m., Wingmasters Bird Show. Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m. Diversity in Action: Chelsea Family Book Club. The Club will read a book together...

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Police Briefs 02-22-2018

February 23, 2018
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BREAKING AND ENTERING On Feb. 13, at 6:40 p.m., officers observed three parties walking in the vicinity of Blossom Street at Eden Street walking back and forth from Washington Avenue to Eden Street. Officers saw the three parties walking near parked cars and looking into them as they walked by. Officers proceeded to drive...

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