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Hello Cello

June 24, 2016
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Hello Cello

Hello Cello:  Stephen Marotto, cello, performing “Islands,” by David Ibbett during the unique modern Classical music concert series Original Gravity at Mystic Brewery last Friday night, June 17. The unique music event pairs breweries with robots and original modern Classical music pieces.

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Softball Champs

June 24, 2016
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Softball Champs

The team includes, Doris Hernandez, Maria Andurai, Sophia Vital, Jaylee Ortiz, Trinity Hoffman, Kylie Lemerise, Alyssa Soule, Julianna Vargas, Michelle Coreas, Melany Vargas Jayvianna Hunter, Raquel Class, Monica Cruz, coaches Henry Hoffman Colleen Soule.

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Fire Rips Through Bellingham Street Six-Family

June 24, 2016
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Fire Rips Through Bellingham Street Six-Family

By Seth Daniel Firefighters from all over the area joined Chelsea Fire on Monday afternoon in fighting a stubborn and dangerous four-alarm fire at 57 Bellingham St. Three Revere firefighters were hurt, one seriously, and five Chelsea firefighters were treated for minor injuries and released. No one in the home was injured, but nine...

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Councillor Tejada Apologizes for Facebook Post

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Councillor Luis Tejada apologized publicly on Monday night, June 20, at the conclusion of the Council meeting regarding a Facebook post he wrote two weeks ago regarding the safety of children and women in light of the passage of the transgender ‘bathroom bill.’ “I want to make an apology,” he said....

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Hotel Cleanup Approaches $3 Million, City Manager Calls for Revised TIF

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A clean-up that was supposed to cost about $1 million has ballooned to a $3 million project for the new Homewood Suites hotel going up across from Chelsea High School, prompting City Manager Tom Ambrosino to ask the Council to revise the terms of the existing tax break for the hotel....

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Ambrosino Proposes Ambitious Initiative,Parking Changes for Downtown Corridor

June 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City Manager Tom Ambrosino is putting his money where his mouth has been in talking up his hopes for the downtown Broadway area – requesting the Council approve nearly $300,000 from Free Cash to dive into a major organizational and marketing effort for the area. That request followed a call for...

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Chelsea Art Walk 2016

June 17, 2016
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Chelsea Art Walk 2016

Qamar Sabtow playing in the Michael Limberakis Drum Circle at the Chelsea Community Garden during the 2016 Art Walk on Saturday, June 11. The Art Walk took place on Saturday and Sunday with most of the action in Chelsea Square this year. Everything from gallery art, to premiere plays to scarecrows were on display...

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Busted:Feds,Chelsea Police Squash ES$G and 18th Street Gangs

June 17, 2016
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Busted:Feds,Chelsea Police Squash ES$G and 18th Street Gangs

By Seth Daniel In an affidavit issued in federal court late last week, special agents detailed numerous firearms sales, attempted murders, huge amounts of drug sales and a gang that said it was ready to go to war with the Chelsea Police. In an early morning raid last Thursday, June 9, federal, state and...

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Councillors Call for Budget Process that Brings Taxpayer-Funded Non-Profits in for Discussion

June 17, 2016
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Councillors Call for Budget Process that Brings Taxpayer-Funded Non-Profits in for Discussion

By Seth Daniel Several city councillors, two most prominently, are praising a process that played out on Monday night where the non-profits CAPIC and North Suffolk Mental Health appeared to answer questions from the body about how taxpayer funds are being used. The conflict between the Council and some non-profits began several weeks ago...

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Council to Debate Expenditures,Including Controversial Fire Overtime Pay

June 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City Councillors will be debating a spending request from City Manager Tom Ambrosino in the coming weeks that calls for an additional $600,000 in fire overtime funds to be expended from the City’s Free Cash account. The Budget last year already included $900,000 for overtime, in what was controversial at the...

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