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Let It Fly

August 29, 2016
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Let It Fly

Philadelphia 76er and Everett native Nerlens Noel with Let It Fly Basketball Tournament Co-Founders Kyle Umemba and Cesar Castro during the Aug. 13 tournament in the Chelsea Boys & Girls Club. The second annual effort drew numerous teams and hundreds of spectators in a very competitive affair. Here, Team Cambridge player Jakigh Dottin plays defense during...

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X Bonnie Woods to Show ‘Gravity in Black & White’

August 29, 2016
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X Bonnie Woods to Show ‘Gravity in Black & White’

The Gallery at Spencer Lofts announces X BONNIE WOODS: GRAVITY IN BLACK AND WHITE, a solo exhibition of recent works by painter X Bonnie Woods. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Sept 22, at 6 p.m. Berlin- and Chelsea-based artist and designer X Woods has widely exhibited her paintings and photographs in...

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Somerville Drops All Casino Appeals:Way Cleared for Casino Opening

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor casino has a clear path to opening for the first time since announcing three years ago that it intended to compete for the Greater Boston license at its Everett site. The City of Somerville announced on Monday afternoon that it would discontinue all appeals of the casino...

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Gov Baker Signs Higher Residential Exemption for Chelsea Homeowners

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a home rule petition forwarded by City Manager Tom Ambrosino and the City Council that allows owner-occupied homeowners a 35 percent reduction on their property taxes. The measure has been discussed for several years by Councillor Giovanni Recupero with little success, but the idea hit...

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MassDot Moves Forward On All Electronic Tolling for Tobin, Tunnels, Turnpike

August 29, 2016
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 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board acted Monday to move ahead with plans to completely demolish Interstate 90 toll plazas by the end of 2017 as a milestone in the state’s progress toward All Electronic Tolling (AET) along Interstate 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike), the Tobin Bridge, and Boston tunnels. For Chelsea purposes, State...

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Re-Zoning Effort to Begin for Admiral’s Hill as Moratorium Put in Place

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Admiral’s Hill has long been a protected area, but when a now-defunct major development was proposed last year for an open area on the Hill, City officials said they quickly realized the Hill’s protections had expired. In July, at the recommendation of City Manager Tom Ambrosino and the Chelsea Planning Department,...

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Back to School Celebration Aug 25, School in Session Aug 30

August 29, 2016
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The ever-popular Chelsea Back to School Celebration will take place this Thursday (today), Aug. 25, just ahead of students returning to classes throughout the district on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Celebration will take place at the Williams School playground and gymnasium from 2-5 p.m. There will be food and drinks, fun activities and free...

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Citizen Schools Helps Chelsea Students with Donated Backpacks

August 29, 2016
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Students from Chelsea public schools, including those that participate in Citizen Schools’ Expanded Learning Time, will kick off the new school year with 900 donated backpacks full of pencils, notebooks, rulers, and more. Citizen Schools, an organization that empowers public middle schools in low-income communities with longer learning days, received the backpacks filled with...

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Police Briefs 08-25-2016

August 29, 2016
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ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED VIA VIDEO On August 19, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Chelsea officers reviewed city camera surveillance video in an attempt to identify the male suspect involved in an Armed Robbery that took place at approximately 10:50 p.m. in the area of Central Avenue. Officers observed a subject that was in the video....

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Chelsea High Class Of 1986 Celebrates 30th Reunion

August 19, 2016
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Chelsea High Class Of 1986 Celebrates 30th Reunion

The members of the Chelsea High School Class of 1986 celebrated their 30th Reunion Saturday night at the Chelsea Yacht Club.

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