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Now Those Are Some Strong Winds

April 17, 2014
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Now Those Are Some Strong Winds

Strong winds on Tuesday afternoon brought down this telephone and electric pole (which carried a large transformer) on Central Avenue. Several cars narrowly escaped being hit by the pole as they travelled underneath it. No injuries were reported.

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The Root of the Matter

April 17, 2014
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The Root of the Matter

Andy DeSantis, the City’s tree expert, explains how to plant a fruit tree to Chelsea Community Garden members on Saturday, April 12, at the Chelsea Community Garden’s Year of the Fruit Workshop on Hawthorne Street in Chelsea. The workshop was the second in the series.

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That’s Her for Sure

April 17, 2014
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That’s Her for Sure

Chelsea High School Senior Marilyn Flores poses next to the self-portrait oil painting of herself that she did this school year. The painting was part of the Chelsea Public Schools’ annual Districtwide Art Show at the Williams School last Thursday and Friday.

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City Announces Special Summer Hires for “Operation Youth Clean-Up”

April 17, 2014
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The City announced the creation of nine special summer positions to augment the annual Summer Youth Employment Initiative (SYEI) program that is stewarded by the Chelsea Collaborative and funded by the Commonwealth.  Each year, approximately two dozen of the more than 200 youths selected for the SYEI program work with Chelsea’s Department of Public...

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Chelsea Fire Hockey Team Wins the 6th Annual Metro-fire Hockey Tournament

April 17, 2014
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The Chelsea Fire Department Hockey Team took first place in the 6th Annual Metro-Fire Hockey Tournament, which took place last week at the Stoneham Arena. Some 16 fire departments participated in the tournament, which was put together by Somerville Fire Department’s Mark Wall. Proceeds from the tournament were donated to the families of Boston...

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Police Investigating Drive-by Shooting

April 17, 2014
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Several shots rang out on Chester Avenue Tuesday morning, waking worried neighbors and injuring one man. Early on April 15, at around 1:30a.m. Chelsea Police officers responded to 86 Chester Ave. for a report of a shooting incident. On scene officers did find a 52 year old male who was apparently bleeding from his...

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A Special Easter

April 17, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Red Devil Baseball Team Drops Two Games

April 17, 2014
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The Chelsea High baseball team still is searching for its first win of the season after dropping a pair of contests the past week. Last Thursday saw the Red Devils fall in an 8-7 heartbreaker to Mystic Valley in the bottom of the seventh inning in a contest played under the lights at the...

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Obituaries 04-17-2014

April 17, 2014
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Robert King, Jr. Retired Pansonic Executive Robert C. King, Jr. of Murrieta, CA passed away quietly in his home on April 7 surrounded by family. He was 80 years old. The son of the late Robert C. King and Florence ( Flight) King, he was born on March 4, 1934 in Chelsea, served in...

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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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