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Chelsea’s Main Man at Fenway: Joe Cochran Has Worked for the Boston Red Sox since 1984

July 21, 2014
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Joe Cochran knows every inch of Fenway Park and all its interior confines, too. He is a ballpark legend who’s been there for the good times – three world championships since 2004 – and some of the not-so-good times. Cochran began working for the Fenway ground crew in 1984 with legendary groundskeeper Joe Mooney....

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Employees, Customers Rally at Chelsea Market Basket

June 27, 2014
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More than 1,000 employees, customers and store managers from around the region rallied at the Chelsea Market Basket parking lot on Tuesday afternoon in support of ousted DeMoulas President Arthur T. Demoulas. Tom Trainor, a 41-year employee of Demoulas Market Basket, summed up the feeling of many employees at the rally Tuesday, saying, “I’ve...

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More Luxury Residences Arrive at ‘The Beacon’

June 4, 2014
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More Luxury Residences Arrive at ‘The Beacon’

Jason Roback, local real estate developer of The Beacon Condominiums at 81 Broadway, is proud and ready to welcome people to see his latest project. Roback, 35, has transformed the former home of the Beacon Café – which had previously been converted in to 11 apartments – in to 11 luxurious condominiums. The historic...

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Former Chelsea High Football Standout and Pop Warner Coach Joe Leonard Dies at 84

June 4, 2014
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Former Chelsea High Football Standout and Pop Warner Coach Joe Leonard Dies at 84

Mr. Joseph Leonard of Chelsea died on May 29, 2014, following a brief illness at the Quigley Hospital at the Soldiers Home in Chelsea. He was 84. Mr. Leonard was born in Chelsea and attended the Shurtleff School and Chelsea High School, Class of 1948. In his early years, Mr. Leonard was a boxer...

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The Man Behind the Marquee: Bill Hanney Is Ready for NSMT’s 59th Season

May 28, 2014
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The Man Behind the Marquee: Bill Hanney Is Ready for NSMT’s 59th Season

Bill Hanney would never call himself a hero but to musical theater fans in this region, he’s the man. It was Bill Hanney who saved the venerable North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly from extinction. If not for the dynamic leadership and vision of Hanney, NSMT would likely be home to a major chain...

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Judge Amy Nechtem Appointed Chief Justice of Mass. Juvenile Court

May 15, 2014
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Judge Amy Nechtem Appointed Chief Justice of Mass. Juvenile Court

Judge Amy L. Nechtem, who serves in the Essex County Juvenile Court in Lynn, has been appointed to a five-year term as Chief Justice of the Mass. Juvenile Court. Nechtem will succeed Chief Justice Michael F. Edgerton, whose term ends on July 30 when he reaches mandatory retirement. “I am pleased to announce the...

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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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