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Chelsea Greenroots Annual Meeting Sunset Boat Cruise

July 7, 2018
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Chelsea GreenRoots held its Annual Meeting and Sunset Cruise on Boston Harbor on June 19. Two-hundred-and-fifteen passengers boarded the boat, “Freedom,” at Cabot’s Landing, 201 Marginal St., adjacent to GreenRoots’ office. The group enjoyed refreshments and musical entertainment on board while celebrating the many accomplishments of the organization that is led by Executive Director...

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News Briefs

July 7, 2018
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CHELSEA SUMMER NIGHTS CONCERTS Come celebrate Chelsea and the summer with this summer event series. There are exciting experiences all season. July 12 Summer Nights in Chelsea Square – Kina Zoré Thursday, 7 p.m. July 19 Summer Nights in Chelsea Square – Air Congo Thursday, 7 p.m. Chelsea Square July 26 Summer Nights in Chelsea...

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Three MS-13 Members Charged with Racketeering and Illegal Possession of Firearms

July 7, 2018
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Three MS-13 members have been indicted on charges of racketeering and illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Nelson Cruz Rodriguez Cartagena, a/k/a “Inquieto,” 24, a Salvadoran national illegally residing in Everett, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, commonly referred to as RICO conspiracy....

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Police Briefs 07-05-2018

July 7, 2018
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PUNCHED IN THE PARK On June 19, at 6:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to Mary O’Malley Park on Commandants Way for a report of two males fighting. Upon arrival, officers were flagged down by a pedestrian and pointed to the direction of the two males. The officers observed one male on the ground. The...

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Real Justice Requires a Fundamentally Different Approach: Prosecuting the Rich When They Steal from Workers

July 7, 2018
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Prosecutors are so conditioned to win at all costs that they have lost their nerve to test the waters in the name of justice. Currently, when corporate executives steal we use civil statutes to punish with fines. These fines help but often employers treat them as a price of doing business, and go right...

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School’s Out — Drive Carefully

July 7, 2018
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With the school year having just ended (thanks to all those snow days that lengthened the school year), motorists need to adjust their driving habits to take into account that children will be in our streets all day long and into the evening. Although operating a motor vehicle during the school year presents its...

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Obituaries 07-05-2018

July 7, 2018
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Raymond Porter October 23, 1942 – June 22, 2018   Three MS-13 members have been indicted on charges of racketeering and illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Nelson Cruz Rodriguez Cartagena, a/k/a “Inquieto,” 24, a Salvadoran national illegally residing in Everett, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a...

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Police Briefs 06-28-2018

June 29, 2018
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DRUG ARREST ON HAWTHORNE On June 12, at 1:45 p.m., members of the Chelsea Police Drug Unit, made arrests while conducting surveillance in the area of Park Square. The detective’s attention was drawn to a group of individuals known to them. They observed them walk into an alley on Hawthorne Street where they found...

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Here Is What I Saw in the Detention Centers

June 29, 2018
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On Sunday, June 24, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what’s really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration. The crisis at our border isn’t over. I went straight from the airport to the McAllen Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center that is the epicenter of Donald Trump’s...

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Promises to Make to Yourself

June 29, 2018
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You make promises to others but what promises do you make to yourself?  Making appropriate commitments to yourself is essential for guiding your life in the direction you desire.  If you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. Start with a belief in yourself along with recognizing that you have inside you...

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