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Out with the Old, in with the New

December 30, 2010
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Another year of our lives is coming to a close. The year is ending not with a bang, but rather, with a whimper, as TS Eliot might have written of it. It was the best of years. It was the worst of years as Charles Dickens might have put it. Mark Twain wrote that...

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Red Devil Hoopmen Defeat Whittier, 62-47

December 30, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team improved to 3-0 in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (3-1 overall) with a 62-47 victory over Whittier Tech last Wednesday in the CHS gym. Although the Red Devils were unable to pull away decisively from Whittier, Coach Jay Seigal’s squad grabbed a nine point lead at the intermission and...

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Obituaries 12-30-2010

December 30, 2010
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Harry Scibilia Revere resident Harry F. Scibilia of Revere died on Christmas Day, December 25. He was the former husband of Helen Kennedy; loving father of Paul and David Kennedy and Gladys, Eugene and Patrick Wiswall; dear brother of Matt of Revere, John of Chelsea and the late Dorothy, Liza and Andrew Scibilia. Funeral...

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Chelsea Store May Become Marshall’s

December 23, 2010
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Chelsea Store May Become Marshall’s

Two months ago, the new AJ Wright store at the Marketbasket Mall opened with great fanfare following an expensive and esthetic build-out in the old Marketbasket store. It was a great moment during a down economic time. AJ Wright’s new store was creating jobs, new business opportunities and was  a great new addition to...

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City Suspends Street Sweeping Up to Christmas

December 23, 2010
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The city’s rather vigorous and extended street sweeping program has been suspended and with it, the enforcement that accompanies the sweeping as well has been suspended. The sweeping program had been extended into December by earlier actions. This led to an additional three weeks of street sweeping in December as opposed to no street...

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Ten Homicides in 2010

December 23, 2010
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Those of us always trying to convey the message to outside world about the Chelsea miracle are finding this a bit harder to do during this year of carnage. Ten people have been murdered here during the year – and the year isn’t over, yet. Young people have executed other young people with close-up...

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Tenth Homicide of Year Caused by Stabbing Death

December 23, 2010
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An Allston man was stabbed to death near the MBTA commuter rail stop on Sixth Street over the weekend. It was the city’s 10th homicide of the year and word of it sent shock waves throughout the city. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Joaquin Aguilar. Chelsea Police Captain Keith Houghton said police were...

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CHS Girls Improve to 3-0 with Pair of Wins

December 23, 2010
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The Chelsea High girls basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a pair of important victories over key Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) rivals this past week. The Lady Red Devils traveled to Minuteman Regional Friday night and came home with an impressive 50-41 triumph, marking the first Chelsea victory over Minuteman, which...

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Red Devil Hoopmen Roll Past Minuteman

December 23, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) with a dominating 72-38 victory over Minuteman Regional Technical Friday evening in the CHS gym. The contest was a runaway from the opening tip and the Red Devils never looked back as they continued to...

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Christmas 2010

December 23, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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