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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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First Order of Broadway Business:Butt Out!

August 19, 2016
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First Order of Broadway Business:Butt Out!

By Seth Daniel Over the years, there’s been a shortage of just about everything in Bellingham Square, but there has never been a shortage of cigarette butts lining the brick pathways in and around City Hall. Now, as one of the first orders of business in the re-shaping of the downtown business district, the...

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Chelsea Couple Devoted to Healing,Bringing Change,With the Arts

August 19, 2016
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Chelsea Couple Devoted to Healing,Bringing Change,With the Arts

By Seth Daniel When audiences leave the most recent performance by the BeHeard.World dancers, they don’t usually leave with a smile on their faces, but rather, this summer, they typically leave thinking very hard about serious issues involving race. Anna Myer and Jay Paris, who live in the Spencer Lofts in Chelsea, have been...

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Ash Back to City Manager? In Cambridge This Time?

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Numerous media outlets reported on Wednesday that State Housing Secretary Jay Ash  – the former Chelsea City Manager – has made an application to become the next city manager of Cambridge, possibly leaving the cabinet post on Beacon Hill for the confines of Cambridge. Ash confirmed to the Globe on Wednesday...

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Stricter Lead Testing In School Fountains Detects 17 Problems

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Public Schools has conducted a laborious sampling of all the water fountains and faucets used for food preparation in its buildings this summer and found that 17 of 313 fixtures had levels above the limits. The testing was reported by Supt. Mary Bourque on Wednesday morning and indicated that...

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Project Approved for Former Centro Latino, Eastern Avenue

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met on Tuesday night, Aug. 9, for a full slate of proposals. First and foremost, Chelsea developers Gerry Sneirson was approved to build a mixed-use project at the old Centro Latino headquarters – a key corner property in the Broadway business district. The plan...

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Unity In The City

August 8, 2016
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Unity In The City

Chief Brian Kyes embraces Daryl Pilgrim of Roca after Pilgrim’s speech on unity in the City. The speech followed a Unity march between the Chelsea Police and several members and organizations in the community last Wednesday, July 27.

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Chelsea’s Rancatore Keeps it Cool

August 8, 2016
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Chelsea’s Rancatore Keeps it Cool

By Seth Daniel Chelsea’s Mimi Rancatore has constructed a life around an ice cream cone, and to date, it’s been topped with sprinkles. Rancatore has lived in Chelsea since 2001, but during working hours she spends her days in Cambridge at the world-renowned Toscanini’s Ice Cream and Coffee in Central Square – a business...

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It’s Showtime Again:Castro,Umemba Will Hold Second Annual Let It Fly Classic Aug13

August 8, 2016
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It’s Showtime Again:Castro,Umemba Will Hold Second Annual Let It Fly Classic Aug13

By Cary Shuman The first annual Let It Fly Basketball Classic was such an overwhelming success that it surpassed the expectations of co-tournament directors Cesar Castro and Kyle Umemba. Eight teams competed in the inaugural event on a hot summer day at Highland Park. Teams from Revere, Cambridge, and Lynn came to Chelsea to...

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Council Prepares to Evaluate City Manager on One-Year Anniversary

August 8, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City Council has assembled a committee of three members to begin the annual evaluation process for City Manager Tom Ambrosino after the passage of his one-year anniversary on July 20. As part of the City Charter, the Council must evaluate the Manager annually on a set of criteria defined by...

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