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Bubble Fun

July 25, 2014
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Five-year-old Madison Tame stretched her arms out wide to try and catch as many bubbles as she could during the annual Bosson Park Block Party last Saturday, July 19. More than 300 people attended the party, sponsored by The Neighborhood Developers and the Chelsea Police.

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New Principal Ready to Take the Reins at CHS

July 25, 2014
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Since being chosen as the new Chelsea High School (CHS) Principal last March, Priti Johari has been serving on an interim basis and learning the ropes. This month she has taken those ropes and turned them into reins and is ready to drive the City’s high school further down the right path. In a...

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Quigley Park to Get Major Facelift

July 25, 2014
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City officials are winding down the planning process on Quigley Park and will unveil the plans officially tonight, July 24, at a public meeting in City Hall. While Quigley Park isn’t the oldest park in the City, it is one of the most heavily used neighborhood parks in all of Chelsea. City Planner Ryan...

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Market Basket On the Brink

July 25, 2014
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A simple sign – printed on the bright orange ‘sale’ cards that are so much a part of Market Basket – hung in the entrance of the Chelsea store last Thursday and Friday and made that store’s position clear – “We support Arthur T.” As that pronouncement of support for the company’s beloved former...

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Influx Has Everything to Do with Remittance Culture

July 25, 2014
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The idea that the streets in America are paved with gold has always been a nearly undefeatable idea in the Third World. The hope that if one can just get to the promised land – the American land of opportunity – that earning money will be easy and relative riches will literally be handed...

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State Launches All-electronic Tolling on Tobin Bridge

July 25, 2014
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This past Monday, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) activated the new all-electronic tolling system on the Tobin Bridge southbound into Boston. Commuters were greeted for the first time in decades without any toll booths atop the gigantic bridge. The new system is the first phase in a plan to convert all of DOT’s...

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Fun in the Sun

July 21, 2014
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The new PORT Park was brimming with action last week as sunny skies brought people to the waterfront for basketball, relaxation and…water canons. Pictured Arleen Morales, takes aim on the water cannon at her son, Yamil Rivera, 8 . The park officially opened three weeks ago.

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Chelsea’s Main Man at Fenway: Joe Cochran Has Worked for the Boston Red Sox since 1984

July 21, 2014
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Joe Cochran knows every inch of Fenway Park and all its interior confines, too. He is a ballpark legend who’s been there for the good times – three world championships since 2004 – and some of the not-so-good times. Cochran began working for the Fenway ground crew in 1984 with legendary groundskeeper Joe Mooney....

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Ruiz Park

July 21, 2014
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The newest Chelsea park – the John Ruiz Park on Washington Avenue – is preparing to open in another few weeks, but already a flat statue of the Quiet Man has been placed in the park. The rendering of the former heavyweight champion from Chelsea features him as he looked during his champion days. In addition, the park will...

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City, Organizations Hold Summit to Address Unaccompanied Minors

July 21, 2014
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Dead bodies were part of the daily grind. Death and rape were imminent realities. These were the words relayed through tears of two women who just arrived from El Salvador to Chelsea via the Texas border as part of the huge influx of women and children flooding the country. Last Thursday afternoon, a huge...

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