Monthly Archives: June 2018

Safety in Summer

June 22, 2018
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Safety in Summer

Karu the parakeet, sitting on Alexis Slowey’s shoulder during the annual Chelsea MGH Health Center’s Family Summer Fair on Saturday, June 16, at the Center. The fun, family event also saw MGH raffle off 20 new bikes to lucky children.

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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

June 22, 2018
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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

Chelsea High track star Stephanie Simons became the first female athlete to participate in the National High School championship meet last weekend in North Carolina, doing the city proud as she took 15th in the high jump and 27th in the triple jump. Simon, only a sophomore, has starred for the track team over...

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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

June 22, 2018
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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

The historic rotunda skylight above the circulation desk at the Chelsea Public Library has served for decades as a nice ceiling, but few knew that the elegant egg-shaped ceiling was designed to provide beautiful natural lighting to the striking entrance of the historic library. Now everyone knows. The rotunda above the foyer of the...

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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

June 22, 2018
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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

The guests at the retirement celebration for popular Chelsea Public Schools official Gerry McCue gave him a prolonged standing ovation. “I’m not done yet,” McCue politely told the crowd. McCue continued his farewell speech, and when the guests knew he was done, they stood up again and showed their gratitude to a man who...

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New School Finance Director Chosen from UMass’s Collins Center

June 22, 2018
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A senior associate from the Collins Center at UMass Boston has been chosen as the new School Department executive director of Administration and Finance, replacing long-time director Gerry McCue – who will retire this summer after 26 years at the post. Monica Lamboy, a Charlestown resident, has accepted the position and will start on...

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Chelsea’s Chavez to Offer Workshops at Gardner Museum

June 22, 2018
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Drawing on the themes of Life, Death & Revelry, local artist Silvia López Chavez will offer workshops at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum designed to engage visitors in the exhibition with hands-on activities. Chavez’s Saturday Open Studio series will run every Saturday, starting June 30. She will also host studio workshops as the visiting artist on Saturday, June 30 as well as during Third Thursdays...

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Chelsea Rotary Installation Event Set for June 21

June 22, 2018
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The Chelsea Rotary Club will hold its 91st Annual Installation of Officers at 6 p.m. at the Homewood Suites Event Center on Thursday June 21.  Past President Allan Alpert will be Master of Ceremonies for the evening celebrating Rotary’s 2018-19 Theme, “Be The Inspiration.” Installed officers will be Maureen Foley of Colwen Hotels as...

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Chelsea Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring

June 22, 2018
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A Chelsea man pleaded guilty June 19 at federal court in Boston to his role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking and money laundering ring operating between Massachusetts and California. Steven Beadles, 60, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine...

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Chelsea Black Community Will Host Candidates Forum on Weds., June 27

June 22, 2018
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The Chelsea Black Community (CBC) has become a highly visible and active organization since its inception four years ago under the direction of President Joan Cromwell. The CBC has drawn large crowds to its events and it has assumed a major leadership role in the city’s celebration of Black History Month in February. Now...

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Police Briefs 06-21-2018

June 22, 2018
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STOLE CELL PHONES On June 4, Chelsea Detectives placed a juvenile under arrest for four counts of theft of cell phones from a city business on Broadway. The thefts occurred between the dates of Feb. 1 and March 24, and detectives were able to verify identity through video surveillance. A 17-year-old juvenile from Everett...

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