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Continuing a Tradition:Mystic Brewery Finds Fans in Ancient Recipes,Techniques on Gruit Day

February 4, 2016
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Continuing a Tradition:Mystic Brewery Finds Fans in Ancient Recipes,Techniques on Gruit Day

If one hasn’t tasted the elegant flavors of pineapple upside down cake in their pint glass, then they haven’t been to Gruit Day at Mystic Brewery. The annual tradition, held this week at the Williams Street brewery on Monday, Feb. 1, is a nod to the days of old in medieval Europe when herbs...

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Residency Ordinance Will Get Hearing Once Again

February 4, 2016
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The City Council is preparing to have another conference committee meeting on a proposed residency ordinance introduced two weeks ago by Councillor Giovanni Recupero. Recupero said this week that he will amend the ordinance, which now calls for all new hires to remain living in the city for seven years after being hired, to...

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Homeless Count Finds Those Often Unseen Among Us

February 4, 2016
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It was even earlier than the early shift as dozens of volunteers, City officials and state officials filed into the Chelsea Police Station on Thursday morning – some time just after 3:30 a.m. The goal was to complete the first-ever Chelsea Homelessness Count – an effort championed by Rev. Sandra Whitley of the People’s...

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Police Briefs 02-04-2016

February 4, 2016
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END OF JANUARY HEAT WAVE? This photo was taken on Sunday, Jan. 31, of the TD Bank temperature gauge in Bellingham Square at 3 p.m. A 60-degree day in late January is rather unimaginable, but there have been more than a few over the last week, with warm temperatures continuing into this weekend. TOY...

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‘I Was Her Teacher, Now She’s Mine’:Student and Teacher Share a Common Bond Overcoming Challenges

January 28, 2016
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‘I Was Her Teacher, Now She’s Mine’:Student and Teacher Share a Common Bond Overcoming Challenges

The old saying ‘What comes around, goes around’ is usually put in negative terms, but for Chelsea High School senior Precious Perez and her former 4th grade teacher, Barbara Tracey, it’s a saying that epitomizes the caring that is extended from one person to another – and how over time as circumstances change, it...

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Police Stats Show Violent Crime Static,Overall Crime Down

January 28, 2016
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The Chelsea Police Department (CPD) and City Manager Tom Ambrosino released crime statistics from 2015 this month and, while overall crime is down, Chief Brian Kyes said they remain concerned that violent crime numbers remained the same as in 2014. While overall crime was down 8.3 percent from 2014 (1,479 to 1,356 incidents), the...

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Sigh of Relief:Brutal Lynn Street Attack Story was Only a Hoax

January 22, 2016
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After putting the entire City on alert – and drawing considerable media attention from Boston – the alleged brutal random armed attack on a woman, purportedly by three young males with a Central American accent, turned out to be a false report. Denissa Perez, 25, of Chelsea, will be charged with misleading a police...

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Officials Offer Reward For Bomb Scare at CHS

January 22, 2016
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Saying they will not tolerate such behavior, Chelsea Schools and Chelsea Police are working with State authorities in offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the successful prosecution of someone who made a hoax bomb threat on Chelsea High School last Thursday, Jan. 14. “The superintendent and the Chelsea Police will not tolerate...

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GE Location in Seaport District could be a Boon for Chelsea

January 22, 2016
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While most officials and business leaders for the City of Boston and for Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration are doing flips over the news of General Electric’s decision to locate its world headquarters in Boston’s Seaport District, there’s good reason for Chelsea officials and residents to perhaps turn some cartwheels over the news as well....

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CYBL Takes Pride in the Past,Dribbles on to the Future

January 22, 2016
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When the greats of Chelsea basketball are discussed, the names of Sammy Mojica Jr. come up, as well as Autumn Lopez, and of course, Cesar Castro. All three were renowned roundballers in the city, each scoring 1,000 points for Chelsea High, and they all had one thing in common. They got their start in...

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