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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Visits Chelsea

October 20, 2014
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The U.S. President may be the commander-in-chief of the world’s best military and the leader of the country’s political system, but the Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) holds the keys to the world economy – and she’s coming to Chelsea today, Oct. 16. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will visit CONNECT,...

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REACH Program Honored at Council

October 19, 2014
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Chelsea REACH’s program visited the City Council Monday, Oct. 6.  Chelsea Public School Superintendent, Representatives of Chelsea School Committee, Program Staff of all levels, Program Oversight Committee Members, and graduates joined current REACH students of all ages in Council Chambers to receive a well-deserved Resolution submitted by Councillor Dan Cortell and adopted by follow...

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Visits Chelsea

October 19, 2014
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The U.S. President may be the commander-in-chief of the world’s best military and the leader of the country’s political system, but the Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) holds the keys to the world economy – and she’s coming to Chelsea today, Oct. 16. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will visit CONNECT,...

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A Good Read: Chelsea Family Literacy Day is November 1

October 19, 2014
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There is a reason that Chelsea Family Literacy Day was nominated for one of the esteemed All-Chelsea Awards in the Project of the Year category. Actually there are more than 800 reasons – that’s the number of children and parents who enjoyed last year’s reading extravaganza at the Chelsea Public Library, making it one...

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Robinson Wants to Revisit Residency Plan

October 19, 2014
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With the City preparing to hire five new police officers – and perhaps more in the coming years – City Councillor Leo Robinson has put in an order to revisit the idea of a residency ordinance. The issue has been nipping at the heels of the Council for several years, with the most recent...

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Ash Ready to Work with Wynn, ‘No on Question 3′

October 13, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash said that despite his disappointment with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) decision to award the casino license to Wynn Resorts over Mohegan Sun, he’s ready to work with Wynn and take a second look at their project and how it will affect Chelsea. Ash and Chelsea officials were decidedly in...

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State Regional Planning Effort Kicks off in Chelsea

October 13, 2014
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As the habits and preferences change for where people seek to call home, state and local officials have banded together to develop a regional land use plan for nine cities and towns in a region now dubbed the Metro North. Those cities and towns included Revere, Everett, Chelsea, Charlestown, Winthrop, East Boston, Melrose, Malden...

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Free Legal Services Severely Stretched to Accommodate Arriving Children, Parents

October 13, 2014
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Ten-month-old Belen has a court date. The smiling baby at some point will have to go before a judge and plead his case as to why he should not be deported from Chelsea after having left El Salvador and crossed the southern U.S.  border recently with his mother. Were it not for Suffolk University...

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Meter Parking Order Withdrawn; Councillor Says He Wants More Say

October 13, 2014
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City Councillor Giovanni Recupero was all set to try to help several constituents in his district on Monday night by putting in an order that would put an end to them having to pay parking meters  in front of their homes. That was, until the City Charter got in his way. Recupero told the...

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Ash: Silver Line Will be like Gold for Chelsea

October 6, 2014
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 “The Silver Line will be like gold,” mused City Manager Jay Ash in reaction to the latest advancement last week of the State project to bring the bus rapid transit (BRT) service to Chelsea. Late in September, the State awarded a $33.8 million contract to McCourt Construction Company to build the first and most...

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