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Chelsea Inauguration 2018

January 6, 2018
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Chelsea Inauguration 2018

Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes leads the procession of City Council members to begin the Inauguration ceremonies on Tuesday night, Jan. 2, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Meanwhile, outgoing Council President Leo Robinson is given a gavel by incoming Council President Damali Vidot. Vidot was sworn in as the first female Council...

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The Finishing Touch

January 6, 2018
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The Finishing Touch

Marisa Yee, 6, painting on the ice at the Cronin Skating Rink during the first New Year’s Eve Paint & Skate event on Sunday afternoon, an event put on by the Chelsea Recreational and Cultural Division. The event was a great success and many Chelsea families enjoyed the afternoon.

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Standish Reflects on his Tenure at Housing Authority

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel In 2011, the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) was in total disarray, and Chelsea resident Tom Standish had a long history of putting things back together. As the chair of the CHA since 2011, putting things back together is exactly what Standish, the other Board members and the staff at CHA did...

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Sen Elizabeth Warren Urges Congress to Restore Funding to Community Health Centers like EBNHC

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds In an Op-Ed that appeared in State News on Monday, Dec. 18, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren called House Republicans onto the carpet for halting federal funding to the nation’s Community Health Centers like East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) while working on cutting taxes for the ‘wealthy”. “I love community health...

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Social Security Matters – When Should I Apply for Social Security?

January 6, 2018
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I will be turning 62 in 2018; birth date 9/24/1955. My husband is 77 and receiving Social Security.  Longevity runs in my family. I have been self-employed all my life. I am still working and my husband collects a...

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Remembering Beverly Nowicki as a Friend to All

January 6, 2018
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By Cary Shuman St. Mary’s High School sophomore guard Christina Nowicki played in the Boverini Basketball Tournament in Lynn with a heavy heart, having lost her grandmother, Beverly Nowicki, who died on Dec. 27 after a long and courageous battle against illnesses. Christina and her sister, Mia, a St. Mary’s 2017 graduate, a freshman...

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News Briefs

January 6, 2018
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Northeast Metro Tech APPROVED FOR new building Superintendent David DiBarri, Principal Carla Scuzzarella and School Committee Chair Deborah Davis are pleased to announce that the Massachusetts School Building Authority approved Northeast Metro Tech’s proposal for a new building. During a board of directors meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, MSBA — a state agency that...

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Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank Announce Their 2018 Commitment to Their Employees, Infrastructure and Charitable Giving

January 6, 2018
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Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” or “Meridian”) (NASDAQ: EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank (the “Bank”), following the new tax law being passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 22, 2017, announced the following enhanced commitments to the Bank’s employees, infrastructure investment and charitable giving which will benefit...

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From the FBI Building Opening to MS-13 Guilty Pleas,Chelsea was Full of News in 2017

December 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There were more than a few big news items in Chelsea this year. In fact, there were too many to include in a review of the year in news as the city began to move faster and faster throughout the year. Here is a sprinkling of some of the top news...

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Chelsea-Based Roca will Launch New Public-Private Partnership with Baltimore

December 28, 2017
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced this month a $17 million public-private partnership with Roca, anchor business institutions and philanthropic organizations to help Baltimore’s highest risk young people disrupt cycles of poverty and incarceration. Roca is a Massachusetts-based group that has earned national recognition for providing some of the most innovative and effective interventions for young...

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