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Greenroots Spins Off from Chelsea Collaborative to Focus on Environment

July 29, 2016
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Greenroots Spins Off from Chelsea Collaborative to Focus on Environment

By Seth Daniel A new non-profit from a very familiar group of folks has begun operations this month to advocate for environmental issues on the Chelsea Creek and throughout the city at its headquarters on Marginal Street. GreenRoots has spun off from the Chelsea Collaborative, formerly being Chelsea GreenSpace, and will operate in cooperation...

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A Brush with History:Kirshon Paint Celebrates 70th Anniversary

July 29, 2016
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A Brush with History:Kirshon Paint Celebrates 70th Anniversary

By Cary Shuman The name Kirshon has been a staple in the Chelsea business community for 70 years. The Kirshon brothers, Abraham, Martin, and Russell started Kirshon Paint in 1946 at the same location where it stands today, 124 Pearl St.  Barry Kirshon, son of the late Abraham and Ruth Kirshon, has carried on...

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DEP Commissioner Rules to Allow Wynn Chapter 91 License

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The suggested fishing pier near the Wynn Boston Harbor may have to be tallied up as the one that got away, but the bigger fish – that being the Wynn Boston Harbor – is in the pan and the project is ready to start cooking. On Friday, July 22, at noon,...

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Council,CBC Held Unity March with Chelsea Police

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A host of community organizations and city councillors planned to come together with the Chelsea Police to have a Peace Walk from the Police Station to City Hall on July 27. The walk, which occurred last night, came after Record deadlines. “In light of recent national violent act, Chelsea residents and...

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Eastern Salt Gets Lukewarm Reception for Plan to Expand into Eastie

July 29, 2016
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By John Lynds At a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) sponsored meeting on Monday night in East Boston, three proposals to develop the former Hess site on Condor Street along the Chelsea Creek were pitched to the East Boston community. One of those proposals came from Chelsea’s Eastern Salt Company, which said it was looking...

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Bill Passes to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government

July 29, 2016
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Senate recently passed comprehensive legislation to modernize municipal finance and governance laws in Massachusetts, including provisions to eliminate or update obsolete laws, promote local independence, streamline state oversight and provide greater flexibility for cities and towns. “This bill give our partners in local government the...

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Sheriff Tompkins,Department Welcome Participants of the Third Annual Summer Enrichment Program

July 29, 2016
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Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Department recently welcomed a new group of interns for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Summer Enrichment Program.  Now in its third year, the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) was created by Sheriff Tompkins in the summer of 2014 as a means of not only providing summer employment...

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Police Briefs 07-28-2016

July 29, 2016
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Monday, 7/18 Dontae Hart, 19, 286 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying firearm without license, possessing ammunition without FID card, carrying loaded firearm without license, trespassing. Edgar Nerys, 21, 55 Heard St., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying firearm without license, witness intimidation, possessing ammunition without FID card, carrying loaded firearm without license. Marvin...

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Obituaries 07-28-2016

July 29, 2016
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Michael Picarello Career US Marine Corps veteran and Chelsea Soldiers Home retiree Michael R. Picarella of Weymouth, formerly of Chelsea, died on July 21. A career US Marine Corps. veteran with over 20 years of service, Michael passed away at the West Roxbury Veterans Administration Hospital after a long illness. Born in Chelsea and...

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Bosson Park Block Party

July 22, 2016
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Bosson Park Block Party

Armando Rarca prepares for water to fall on his as Diego Gonzalez embraces the falling cold water onto his head. The two water-logged friends enjoyed cooling off on the hot day during the annual Bosson Park Block Party on Saturday, July 16. Temperatures were in the upper 90s on Saturday.

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