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FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Harold Shaw Speaks at Chamber Breakfast

September 22, 2016
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FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Harold Shaw Speaks at Chamber Breakfast

By Cary Shuman Harold H. Shaw, special agent in charge of the Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), drew a sellout crowd to the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Government Breakfast Wednesday at the Wyndham Hotel, in Chelsea. The future home of the FBI Boston Division headquarters is located on a site...

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City Council to Take A Careful Look at Whom is Using Soccer Field

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The lack of playing fields has been a major issues this year, but several councillors, including Councillor Damali Vidot, want to clean house at the existing Highland Park Field before setting out on any new expeditions. Vidot and the Council passed an order at last Monday’s meeting, Sept. 12, that looks...

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Chelsea Cultural Council 2017 Grant Information Meeting September 26

September 22, 2016
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Chelsea Cultural Council has received $18,300 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) a state agency, to assist public projects that promote access, education, diversity and excellence in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences. Council members will be available to discuss grant procedure and guidelines on Monday, September 26 from 1:30-5:00pm in the lobby of...

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Councillor Tejada Responds to Criticism Regarding His Facebook Comments

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel After being harshly criticized by members of the Chelsea Collaborative and one School Committeewoman last Monday, Sept. 12, at the City Council meeting regarding statements about illegal immigration, Councillor Luis Tejada – who was not at that meeting – is responding to his critics this week. “The fact is my statement...

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Baby Lapsit at the Chelsea Public Library

September 22, 2016
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By Marianne Salza The Chelsea Public Library is delighted to offer a new educational program for parents and infants up to 24-months old that focuses on developing language and motor skills through play. Baby Lapsit, in collaboration with The Chelsea/Revere Family Network, is an eight-week session, beginning Oct. 5. It is an opportunity for...

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Walk and Run for Reach

September 15, 2016
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Walk and Run for Reach

Adrianna Vega approaches the finish line on Sunday morning, Sept. 11, at the Ride, Walk and Run for REACH. The annual fundraiser went off without a hitch and was successful once again.

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Ribbon Cutting

September 15, 2016
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Ribbon Cutting

Roseann Bongiovanni and long time environmental justice member, David Prusky, cut the green ribbon on the new Chelsea GreenRoots headquarters on Marginal Street during a ceremony last Friday, Sept. 9. GreenRoots, formerly Chelsea GreenSpace, formally spun off of the Chelsea Collaborative earlier in the summer and will focus more intensely on issues regarding the environment.

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Early Death of Firefighter Kannler A Wake Up Call to Firefighters Everywhere

September 15, 2016
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Early Death of Firefighter Kannler A Wake Up Call to Firefighters Everywhere

By Seth Daniel The death of Chelsea Firefighter Peter Kannler, which happened way too fast and way too young, while on active duty and from a cancer that is recognized to be a result of his work as a firefighter, has been a wake up call for the Chelsea Fire Department – as union...

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Gov Baker, Sec Ash Bring Good News to Chelsea:Public-Private Housing Partnership Announced for Central Avenue and Willow St Development

September 15, 2016
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Gov Baker, Sec Ash Bring Good News to Chelsea:Public-Private Housing Partnership Announced for Central Avenue and Willow St Development

By Cary Shuman While Jay Ash was city manager and leading the community to national All-America City award recognition, he initiated an idea for a new housing partnership to modernize the Innes Apartments on the corner of Central Avenue and Willow Street. When he became the secretary of housing and economic development in the...

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Washington Ave Bridge Opens Early,First Milestone for Silver Line

September 15, 2016
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Coming in more than 200 days ahead of schedule, the Washington Avenue Bridge opened to traffic on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after having been closed for 14 months. The barriers were removed last weekend after the bridge was deemed substantially complete on Sept. 7. By Wednesday morning, the flashing ‘Bridge Closed’ signs, had been removed...

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