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Garden Cemetery a Treasure for Remembering Civil War Service Members

May 25, 2018
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Garden Cemetery a Treasure for Remembering Civil War Service Members

When Nadine Mironchuk began to learn the history of the Garden Cemetery and the Civil War veterans buried there, she said it unlocked a responsibility within her to remember those there even when the rest of the city had forgotten them completely. And she was as guilty as anyone else at one time, she...

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School Shuffle:Several Key Members of the CPS Make Moves

May 25, 2018
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The Chelsea Public Schools are making some big moves at the end of this school year, with the biggest news being Chelsea High Principal Priti Johari moving to the Central Office from CHS to an assistant superintendent position. Her departure from CHS follows the departure of Assistant Principal Ron Schmidt – who now will...

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Memorial Day Parade, Exercises to Take Place on Monday Morning

May 25, 2018
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The 7th Girl Scout Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 28, at 8:15 a.m. on Broadway, to be followed up with the traditional Memorial Day Exercises on City Hall lawn. The Chelsea Girl Scouts have coordinated the Parade for several years, and it has only gotten bigger every year, with quite...

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TND to Announce New Director at Annual Meeting

May 25, 2018
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The Neighborhood Developers (TND) will announce its new director on May 31 just as it honors its outgoing, long-time Director Ann Houston. Trey Greer of TND told the Record that the big announcement for their new director will come during their 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting at the Homewood Suites in Chelsea on May 31....

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Changing Lives:New Pilot Program a Hit Right Off the Bat with CHS Students

May 18, 2018
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Changing Lives:New Pilot Program a Hit Right Off the Bat with CHS Students

In the big scheme of $100 million-plus budgets, $150,000 is pretty small potatoes, but that small allotment approved by the City Council went a long way to instantly changing the trajectory of dozens of Chelsea High (CHS) students last Thursday, May 10, when they learned that the City would pay for them to finish...

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Forbes Plan Includes Tower:Concerns Over Density Already Voiced

May 18, 2018
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The Forbes Lithograph owners have come back to the City with a plan for 700,000 sq. ft. of development and 630 residential units for the 18-plus acre site on Mill Hill – but they still only have one entrance. The project has yet to be formally filed, but the City has requested that the...

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The Big Deal:DiDomenico Shepherds Big School Funding Fix Through Senate Budget

May 18, 2018
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If the world of education funding has been a massive break over the past three years, then Sen. Sal DiDomenico is the technician who showed up just in time this year with the parts to fix it. DiDomenico reported this week that the Senate Budget proposal – which has now moved to the House...

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Chelsea Ready for Complete Stadium Renovation

May 18, 2018
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The City and the School Department are preparing to begin construction on a full renovation project of the Chelsea Memorial Stadium, putting down a new turf field and a new track. Gerry McCue of the School Department said they will begin replacement of the field and track at the end of May. “We have...

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Chief Warns of Safety on Porches Following Major Fire Last Week

May 11, 2018
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Chief Warns of Safety on Porches Following Major Fire Last Week

Following a six-alarm fire last Wednesday afternoon, May 2, on John Street – where two dwellings were a complete loss – Chief Leonard Albanese warned this week for residents to be extremely careful with activities on back porches – though he said the cause last week wasn’t yet determined. The fire last week originated...

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Former TND Director Ann Houston to Depart, become CEO of Merged Non-Profit

May 11, 2018
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The Neighborhood Developers (TND) announced this week in a release ahead of its 40th Anniversary celebration that long-time Executive Director Ann Houston will be departing to become the new CEO of a new, merged community development corporation. “TND will honor outgoing Executive Director Ann Houston as she takes on the new role of CEO...

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