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Appreciation:Chubby Tiro Was A True Chelsea Legend

January 20, 2017
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Appreciation:Chubby Tiro Was A True Chelsea Legend

By Cary Shuman Some knew him for his athletic excellence, a brilliant multi-sport career that took him from Essex Street and Shurtleff School to Chelsea High School, where he was an All-Scholastic, to a Division 1 college football scholarship at Kansas State University. Others knew him as their Chelsea High School football coach. At...

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For Teachers,Giving to Students is Part of the Job

January 20, 2017
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For Teachers,Giving to Students is Part of the Job

By Seth Daniel There is no line item in the Chelsea School Budget for teddy bears, but just the same Berkowitz School teacher Emily Malik stood in line at a local store on the North Shore with two cart-loads of teddy bears just before Christmas. Other shoppers in line, feeling the burn of the...

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Heat is On as FBI Building TIF Vote comes on Monday

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Several city councillors have been surveying residents over the past week in anticipation of one of the biggest votes many have faced in quite some time – a decision on whether or not to grant a 20-year Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement to ACS Development, builders of the new FBI building....

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Not Now:Robinson says He Will Oppose Hotel Proposal on Second Street

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 139-room hotel project on Second Street behind the Mystic Mall is quickly falling into disfavor with some City leaders in advance of a Planning Board hearing this coming Tuesday, Jan. 24. City Council President Leo Robinson said this week that he will oppose the project before the Planning Board on...

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Police Continue Search for Murderer:Family Prepares to Bury 15-Year-Old

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Chelsea Police continue to work the case involving the murder of Jimmy Vasquez, 15, last Friday afternoon, Jan. 13, on Shurtleff Street, another family is preparing to bury a teen-age boy lost to street violence after a deadly drive-by shooting. Faces of the young men who have been gunned down...

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New Marina Makes Big Splash on Boston Harbor

January 20, 2017
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The Marina at Admiral’s Hill announced this week that a brand new multi-million-dollar waterfront development project is underway to bring a state-of-the-art marina to a desirable neighborhood on Boston Harbor in Chelsea. Designed to accommodate power boats and sailboats for a broad range of boaters, the brand new Marina at Admiral’s Hill will provide...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

January 13, 2017
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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

By Seth Daniel At 5 a.m. on Monday, ironworkers stood ready as sky-high cranes began picking up steel columns and putting them into place on the northernmost end of the Wynn Boston Harbor site – the first steel to go up on the project, and just the beginning of what will be a flurry...

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Chelsea Housing Gets Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Refurbishing Elderly Housing

January 13, 2017
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Chelsea Housing Gets Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Refurbishing Elderly Housing

By Seth Daniel A major facelift is coming for 56 units of elderly and disabled housing at Union Park on Spruce and Sixth Street developments that are part of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA), that coming after an announcement in Malden on Jan. 5 that more than $3.5 million had been awarded to the...

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FBI Building Developers Tout Long History, Real Need in Requesting TIF

January 13, 2017
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FBI Building Developers Tout Long History, Real Need in Requesting TIF

By Seth Daniel Developers of the FBI Building on Maple Street – ACS Development – gave an impassioned presentation on Tuesday night that made the already difficult decision about granting a 20-year Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement to the company even more difficult – though some councillor did seem to indicate they were leaning...

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Green Roots Envisions a Waterfront Park

January 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Envision the sounds of water lapping up on the shore while one sits in a lawn chair gazing at the boats passing by – in Chelsea. That’s exactly what the GreenRoots organization will do this coming Jan. 17 when it holds an organizational planning meeting to talk about a waterfront park...

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