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CHS Prom

May 27, 2016
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CHS Prom

Senior Fiorgenesis Canngieter, 18, attaches a boutonniere to her boyfriend Ryan Santos’ jacket in his backyard last Saturday evening, May 21, prior to the Chelsea High School Prom. The process of getting ready, getting dressed, taking pictures in the backyard and then hitting the big dance is a process that students don’t soon forget.

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An All-Time Great:Vito Maida Recalls His Days in Chelsea Football

May 27, 2016
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An All-Time Great:Vito Maida Recalls His Days in Chelsea Football

Cary Shuman Vito Maida has his rightful seat the table of the all-time greats in Chelsea High School sports history. Now 89 years old and living in Tewksbury with his wife, Lucy, Maida has nothing but positive memories of his days wearing the CHS football uniform. Maida attended the Mary C. Burke and the...

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All’s Well at S & L:Steven Powers Jr takes Over Ownership of Popular Mill Hill Sandwich Shop

May 27, 2016
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All’s Well at S & L:Steven Powers Jr takes Over Ownership of Popular Mill Hill Sandwich Shop

By Cary Shuman The name Powers has distinguished itself in so many aspects of Chelsea life over the past 50 years: in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall where Steven Powers Sr. served as a city official; on the baseball fields where he served as league president; and at the old Merritt Park where...

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Funding Gap:Schools Cut $1.7 Million from Budget to Prepare for ‘Low Income’ Shortfall

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The State Legislature has made efforts to fill the monumental education funding gap in Revere, Everett and Chelsea – as well as other Gateway Cities – but it has not been enough to save the schools from major cuts which are being announced this week. The Revere Public Schools have begun...

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Girl Scout Parade to Honor Gold Star Mother on Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The annual Girl Scout Parade will have Diana Ramirez – a Gold Star Mother – riding at the front of the line this year as she honors her son, the late Sgt. Nelson Rodriguez, as the 2016 Parade Marshal. The Parade, which starts at 8 a.m. at Welsh Funeral Home on...

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Council Passes Community Preservation Act

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a unanimous vote on Monday night, the City Council passed the Community Preservation Act (CPA) measure, allowing the plan to proceed to the November ballot for a vote of the people of Chelsea. The vote was 10-0 with Councillor Giovanni Recupero absent. The matter has to be approved by the...

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Second Chelsea Police Officer Dies Within One Week

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Police Department (CPD) continued its bereavement this week as Officer Robert Longo died suddenly last Thursday, May 19, one day after the funeral that marked the tragic accidental death of Officer John Bruttaniti. Longo, 49, of Saugus, had been on the CPD since 1996 and was part of the...

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Police Briefs 05-26-2016

May 27, 2016
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Monday, 5/2 Vanessa Johnson, 25, 48-50 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Barbara Parrino, 26, 119 Atlantic Ave., Revere, was arrested for intimidation. Anastacio Rivera, 25, 116 Curwin Circle, Lynn, was arrested on a warrant, operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, failure to wear seat belt. Nicole Skillin, 39, 39 Lynnway, Lynn,...

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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...

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