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Campaign Stop

July 7, 2018
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Campaign Stop

The question: What are we going to do about Trump? The answer came from Congressman Michael Capuano to Anchors Weigh resident Carole Oles during a campaign stop for the Somerville-born congressman. Capuano and several supporters from Chelsea sponsored the event Monday night, July 2.

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Oath of Office

July 7, 2018
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Oath of Office

The Honorable Stacey Fortes, Robert A. Brennan, and Paul C. Dawley applaud the Honorable Matthew J. Machera after the Oath Of Office was administered. Machera was sworn in on Weds., June 27, as the new First Justice of the Chelsea District Court. Machera had been the acting First Justice, and it became official on...

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Soaring to New Heights:Simon Completes a Sensational Sophomore Season

July 7, 2018
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Soaring to New Heights:Simon Completes a Sensational Sophomore Season

Every time Chelsea High girls track coach Mark Martineau set a goal for Stephanie Simon this season, the 5-foot-4-inch sophomore eclipsed it. “I think Stephanie exceeded our expectations to the point that we don’t know what the expectations should be for Stephanie,” said Martineau, who has piloted the CHS track program’s resurgence and helped...

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‘Welcome to Chelsea’ Photo Contest Winners Announced

July 7, 2018
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‘Welcome to Chelsea’ Photo Contest Winners Announced

Chelsea Record photographer Katy Rogers has won three awards for her photography in the first-ever ‘Welcome to Chelsea’ photo contest, which was announced this week. More than 40 photographs were contributed by amateur and professional photographers in the first “Welcome to Chelsea Photo Contest” over the spring. The contest was presented by Chelsea Prospers,...

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City’s Façade and Signage Program to Kick Off on July 12

July 7, 2018
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The City of Chelsea will begin a downtown façade and signage improvement program in a kick-off meeting on July 12. Business and property owners in the downtown, as well as other interested parties, are invited to this meeting to learn about the rollout of the program and to meet Nathalia Hermida. Hermida will be...

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CBC Hosts Candidates Forum for District Attorney, U.S. Congress

July 7, 2018
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The Chelsea Black Community (CBC), under the leadership of President Joan Cromwell, hosted a Candidates Forum on June 27 at the Chelsea Senior Center. Four of the five candidates for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s position in the Sept. 4 Democratic Primary– Linda Champion, Rachael Rollins, Shannon McAuliffe, and Evandro Carvalho – participated in...

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The Movement Kicks off Third Year of Low-Key, Summer Hoops

July 7, 2018
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Historically, there’s been very little to do on a summer night in Chelsea, and that’s been the problem. Now, in its third summer, The Movement has been the cure to hapless wandering for local youth. Instead, they hoop it up. Coordinated by Councilors Yamir Rodriguez and Damali Vidot, along with Isidra Quinonez and Danny...

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Residence Inn Petitions to Expand Property by 68 Rooms

July 7, 2018
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The Residence Inn by Marriott on Maple Street has petitioned the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to expand their 128-room hotel by another 68 rooms. The expansion would take place in the existing surface lot to the north of the hotel. The idea would be to create a 200-room dual branded hotel, which is...

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Healthy Chelsea Launches New Website

July 7, 2018
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The Healthy Chelsea Coalition has just launched a new website. Heathy Chelsea was founded in 2010 when obesity was identified as the city’s top health concern through a community health needs assessment (CHNA) conducted by Mass General’s Center for Community Health Improvement. Two years later, the coalition voted to expand its focus as residents...

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Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 7, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...

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