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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

April 9, 2014
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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Volunteers are hard at work preparing for the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser to support the Chelsea Hunger Network and tell the story of those who deal with hunger every day in Chelsea.. The annual event features hand-painted bowls and a hearty soup to go in it. For the past few months, volunteers (shown...

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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

April 9, 2014
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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

The Jordan Boys & Girls Club will once again be collaborating with the Chelsea Police Relief Association to host the 3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5K, which takes place on Saturday, May 10th with a 10am start.  The start and finish will be outside of the Dockside in Chelsea, one of our sponsors who will...

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City of Chelsea Part of All-America City Finalist

April 9, 2014
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In 1998, just three years removed from State receivership, a delegation of government, business and civic leaders, and some ordinary citizens, traveled to Mobile, Alabama, to tell Chelsea’s story of its rise from the depths no municipality had seen since the Great Depression. That rise was catapulted even higher with the city’s selection then...

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CHS Boys Track Set to Open Season

April 9, 2014
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The Chelsea High boys track team was set to open its season this week, facing  Mystic Valley this past Tuesday and then taking on Greater Lowell today (Thursday). Coach Don Fay’s Red Devils competed against Everett in a scrimmage meet last Friday in which a number of the Chelsea tracksters turned in fine performances. CHS captain Jeffrey...

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Obituaries 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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John Cunio, Sr. Retired Pile Driver; Former Member of Chelsea Moose John A. Cunio, Sr. of Pelham, NH died peacefully on Friday, April 4 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was 75 years old. The beloved husband of Judith M. (Harrington) Cunio with whom he would have celebrated their...

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Shurtleff St. Fire

April 3, 2014
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Shurtleff St. Fire

The Chelsea Fire Department responded to a working fire at 129 Shurtleff St. late on Tuesday afternoon. The fire appeared to come from a kitchen on the third floor of the triple decker. Details were scant by press time, but fire crews appeared to knock down the flames quickly and damage seemed to be...

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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

April 3, 2014
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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

The Lewis Latimer Society of Chelsea and Historian George Ostler held a combined event on Tuesday night in which a 150th Civil War Anniversary historical exhibit in the City Hall Gallery was unveiled along with the opening of the new Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library. Ron and Leo Robinson first welcomed...

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Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April for Final Year of Three-year Project

April 3, 2014
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MassDOT is reminding drivers that steel preservation/repair work and painting on the Tobin Bridge is set to resume in April. The beginning stages of work will require daily lane closures on the upper and lower decks of the bridge during off-peak hours. The permanent lane restrictions will take effect in approximately two weeks –...

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Girl Scout Volunteers Awarded for Service

April 3, 2014
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is pleased to announce that 43 volunteers, three service units, and two committees will be recognized at their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on April 10, at 5 p.m. at the Chelmsford Radisson. Those recognized will include Chelsea’s Eileena Long, leader of Chelsea Troop 71777. “Our dedicated volunteers enrich the...

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Our Fallen Heroes

April 3, 2014
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People in this world may be divided by political views, race, sexual orientation, and religion but there is one group of people that are blind to this and will run into a burning inferno and save your life regardless if you are a democrat or republican, gay or straight, black or white, Catholic or...

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