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Appreciation:Chubby Tiro Was A True Chelsea Legend

January 20, 2017
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Appreciation:Chubby Tiro Was A True Chelsea Legend

By Cary Shuman Some knew him for his athletic excellence, a brilliant multi-sport career that took him from Essex Street and Shurtleff School to Chelsea High School, where he was an All-Scholastic, to a Division 1 college football scholarship at Kansas State University. Others knew him as their Chelsea High School football coach. At...

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For Teachers,Giving to Students is Part of the Job

January 20, 2017
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For Teachers,Giving to Students is Part of the Job

By Seth Daniel There is no line item in the Chelsea School Budget for teddy bears, but just the same Berkowitz School teacher Emily Malik stood in line at a local store on the North Shore with two cart-loads of teddy bears just before Christmas. Other shoppers in line, feeling the burn of the...

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Heat is On as FBI Building TIF Vote comes on Monday

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Several city councillors have been surveying residents over the past week in anticipation of one of the biggest votes many have faced in quite some time – a decision on whether or not to grant a 20-year Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement to ACS Development, builders of the new FBI building....

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Not Now:Robinson says He Will Oppose Hotel Proposal on Second Street

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 139-room hotel project on Second Street behind the Mystic Mall is quickly falling into disfavor with some City leaders in advance of a Planning Board hearing this coming Tuesday, Jan. 24. City Council President Leo Robinson said this week that he will oppose the project before the Planning Board on...

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Police Continue Search for Murderer:Family Prepares to Bury 15-Year-Old

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Chelsea Police continue to work the case involving the murder of Jimmy Vasquez, 15, last Friday afternoon, Jan. 13, on Shurtleff Street, another family is preparing to bury a teen-age boy lost to street violence after a deadly drive-by shooting. Faces of the young men who have been gunned down...

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New Marina Makes Big Splash on Boston Harbor

January 20, 2017
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The Marina at Admiral’s Hill announced this week that a brand new multi-million-dollar waterfront development project is underway to bring a state-of-the-art marina to a desirable neighborhood on Boston Harbor in Chelsea. Designed to accommodate power boats and sailboats for a broad range of boaters, the brand new Marina at Admiral’s Hill will provide...

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Police Briefs 01-19-2017

January 20, 2017
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POLICE Briefs by Seth Daniel and Paul Koolloian POLICE EXAM SEMINAR The City of Chelsea, in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division, will be holding a 2017 Police Exam recruitment and orientation seminar this event will be held at the Williams School Band Room on Thursday, February 2, from 6-8 p.m....

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Letter to the Editor

January 20, 2017
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Let your constituents be your conscience Dear Chelsea Record, I attended the Chelsea City Council meeting last Tuesday on 1/10/17 to hear the presentation on the proposed TIF of the FBI Building requested by Anthony and Patricia Simboli of ACS Development. The requested TIF (Tax Increment Financing) is for 20 years as follows: a...

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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated tomorrow (Friday). Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...

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Anthony “Chubby” Tiro

January 20, 2017
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The passing this week of Anthony “Chubby” Tiro truly marks the end of an era in many respects for long-time Chelsea residents. It is fair to say that there was no one who had a greater love and dedication for Chelsea and its people than Chubby Tiro throughout his entire life. From his days...

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