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Hoop Star Sammy Mojica Will Play in Prep Classic

January 16, 2014
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Hoop Star Sammy Mojica Will Play in Prep Classic

Brimmer and May basketball star Sammy Mojica of Chelsea will be playing at Chelsea High School in the BABC Prep Classic Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Saul Nechtem Gymnasium. Mojica, who will be heading to Division 1 Drexel University in Philadelphia on a basketball scholarship, will lead his Brimmer and May team into...

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A Sole Endeavor: Brisson Launches Reflexology Practice in Chelsea

January 9, 2014
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A Sole Endeavor: Brisson Launches Reflexology Practice in Chelsea

Shannon Brisson is standing tall as the only certified reflexologist in the city. Last June Brisson became the owner and practitioner of Sole Endeavor Reflexology, a private practice with focus on the feet located at a cozy space inside Admiral’s Hill Office Suites, 285 Commandant’s Way. Brisson defines Reflexology as “a gentle, relaxing bodywork...

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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

December 6, 2013
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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

It was an impressive ceremony for an impressive young man who happens to be one of the state’s most outstanding high school basketball players. Chelsea High School Athletic Director Frank DePatto rolled out the red and black carpet for former Red Devil hoop star Sammy Mojica for his national letter-of-intent signing ceremony Nov. 26...

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King of the Ring: Former Heavyweight Champ John Ruiz Is Now an Official MMA Fight Promoter

November 27, 2013
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King of the Ring:  Former Heavyweight Champ John Ruiz Is Now an Official MMA Fight Promoter

John Ruiz is back in the business of boxing in a big way. The Chelsea boy who became the first Latino to win the heavyweight champion of the world is now an official promoter of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights and president of the American Fighting Organization (AFO) that will hold boxing shows throughout...

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Harry Kanter Was a Loving Family Man and an Avid Boston Celtics Fan

November 21, 2013
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Harry Kanter Was a Loving Family Man and an Avid Boston Celtics Fan

Harry Kanter holds a special place in Chelsea High School sports annals. He was a starting forward for the 1938 state champion CHS basketball team, one of the few teams in Chelsea to ever win a state title. Harry Kanter, who passed away on Sept. 15 at the age of 94, never strayed from...

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New GM in Town: D’Arcy Named General Manager of Wyndham Hotel in Chelsea

November 21, 2013
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New GM in Town: D’Arcy Named General Manager of Wyndham Hotel in Chelsea

City Manager Jay Ash says the construction of the Wyndham Chelsea Hotel on Everett Avenue helped start a new era in the city, transforming a blighted industrial area to a place of great pride for the community. Ash said more than 200 people attended the hotel’s groundbreaking in 2000 despite a driving rainstorm. “People...

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Pizza on the Parkway: Brandano’s Now Serving Its Specialty

November 14, 2013
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Pizza on the Parkway: Brandano’s Now Serving Its Specialty

Brandano’s has been a busy spot from May to October, serving up ice cream and slush to customers at the store on Revere Beach Parkway. Former Chelsea resident Shannon (Antle) Brandano, owner, has now decided to take her store to the next level, adding pizza, specialty cakes, tiramisu, and homemade cannolis, ravioli, and manicotti...

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A Great Day for Readers: Family Literacy Day Set for Sat. At Chelsea Public Library

November 7, 2013
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A Great Day for Readers: Family Literacy Day Set for Sat. At Chelsea Public Library

More than 800 Chelsea youths are expected to attend the 8th Annual Family Literacy Day: Chelsea Reads this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Chelsea Public Library. Sixty-five people attended the event in its first year but it has grown steadily in stature and significance to the point where it has...

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Promoting Chelsea: Popular Real Estate Agent Conducts Sale of Former Beacon Café Building

October 25, 2013
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Promoting Chelsea: Popular Real Estate Agent Conducts Sale of Former Beacon Café Building

Lydia Leonard grew up on Webster Avenue, spent time socializing with friends at Merritt Park, and later owned a home on Eleanor Street for 27 years. As a business partner in City Square Realty for 13 years, Leonard had more than an observational role in the city’s real estate resurgence, especially so in the...

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Remembrance: Morris Seigal, Beloved Educator and School Principal, Passes Away

October 16, 2013
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Remembrance: Morris Seigal, Beloved Educator and School Principal, Passes Away

Morris “Morrie” Seigal, a beloved educator and school principal who later served for 29 years on the Chelsea School Committee, died on Oct. 15 after a brief illness. He was 92. Mr. Seigal lived in Chelsea for his entire life, graduating from Chelsea High School before going on to receive his undergraduate degree from...

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