Editorials

Infrastructure Necessary for Energy Independence

April 28, 2018
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President Trump recently declared, “we are now an exporter of energy to the world.”  Yet due to shortages this winter, Boston was forced to import Russian natural gas to ensure people had the fuel they need to heat their homes. President Trump is right. Right now, American oil and gas output is 50 percent...

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Letters to the Editor

April 28, 2018
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The needs of our community I am against all affordable units to be at 80 percent on the proposal at 170 Cottage St. They should be broken down to 30 percent, 50 percent and 80 percent. The reason behind this is being that 80 percent does not help our residents that make less than...

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Letter to the Editor

April 21, 2018
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Untrue and an insult Teamsters Local 25 is proud to represent the Chelsea 911 Dispatchers.  These dedicated men and women answer more than 50,000 emergency assistance calls a year and work in collaboration with police, firefighters, and EMS to keep those that live and work in Chelsea safe. Our members are hardworking, well trained,...

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Barbara Bush

April 21, 2018
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Barbara Bush, who passed away this week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for her husband and family and a trailblazer for the manner in which she led the life she chose. Mrs. Bush, who was the only woman,...

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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...

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The Silver Line Arrives — A Dream Come True

April 21, 2018
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We realize that there are not too many long-time readers of the Record around these days, but for both our old friends and our new ones, we wish to mention that our long-time Publisher and Editor, Andrew P. Quigley, often urged the MBTA to expand Rapid Transit into Chelsea by means of what Mr....

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Keeping the Promise

April 13, 2018
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Among the many challenges facing public schools today is to fund an adequate education for all students but especially students with complex learning requirements, gaps in academic experiences, and language acquisition proficiency needs. Students with these kinds of compound learning needs are disproportionally found in urban districts, where education is supposed to be both...

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Red Line/Blue Line Connector

April 13, 2018
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The hiring of VHB Engineering to begin a three month study on the feasibility of the Red Line/Blue Line Connector certainly comes as good news to residents who depend on public transportation to commute to their jobs and homes on a daily basis. While the price tag for this connector is steep, the advantages...

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Letter to the Editor

April 6, 2018
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FAREWELL, THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES After six great years, the Dockside in Chelsea will be closing its doors at the end of business on Saturday, April 7, 2018. We will be hosting a Farewell Get-Together that afternoon from 1-3pm. The business has been sold to El Potro Mexican Grille, sure to be a great...

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Council President Vidot Endorses Pressley in Congressional Race

April 6, 2018
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It seems that every day, our community faces new threats from Washington, DC. Most recently, the Trump Administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census threatens to undercount and deprive the residents of Chelsea with the representation they deserve. Attacks on our community are nothing new, but, in light of Donald...

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