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Housing Program Helps Families Survive Crisis Without Turning to Shelters

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Metro Housing Boston organization reported this month that their transition assistance program for families in crisis helped 70 families in Chelsea with a total expenditure of $190,623 locally. Outside of Boston, Chelsea was the one community where RAFT was utilized more than others. The next closest community was Malden with...

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CHS Winter Concert

December 22, 2017
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CHS Winter Concert

Chelsea High School senior Brandon Lazo performs ‘Carol Of The Bells’ for his piano solo during the annual CHS Winter Concert on Friday, Dec. 15. The evening included music, dance and percussion all performed to a packed house in the auditorium.

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Ugly Puppy Sweater

December 22, 2017
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Ugly Puppy Sweater

Kelly Klempa and Bently, wearing matching elf sweaters, during the Mystic Brewery and Polkadog Bakery Ugly Puppy Sweater Party on Saturday,Dec. 16, at the taproom. Scores of dogs and their owners, all decked out in their worst holiday gear, converged on the brewery for a fun party with friends.

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City Hall Clock Tower Unveils New Lighting Scheme

December 22, 2017
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City Hall Clock Tower Unveils New Lighting Scheme

By Seth Daniel Let there be light atop the Chelsea City Hall. This Monday, the City officially unveiled a light illumination feature in the clock tower of City Hall – a feature that can be seen prominently from Rt. 1 and the Soldiers’ Home and adds some variety to the Chelsea skyline. When it...

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St Rose Piazza Christmas Décor Turns Heads on Broadway

December 22, 2017
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St Rose Piazza Christmas Décor Turns Heads on Broadway

By Seth Daniel An electrified Nativity scene outfitted with a blazingly bright star is just one of the many spectacular light displays on the new piazza to the north of St. Rose Church – a light display that started humbly a few years ago and now has grown to great proportions. Father Hilario Sanez...

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Standish Steps Down,Collaborative’s Gladys Vega to Planning Board

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the last meeting of the year for the City Council, members voted in several new appointments and re-appointments to City boards – including the approval of long-time activist Gladys Vega to sit on the Planning Board. Vega received a 10-0 vote with Councillor Giovanni Recupero being absent for all the...

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Vidot Set to Become Next Council President

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel By a preliminary vote of 8-0, Councillor Damali Vidot received the support of her colleagues to become the new Council President in 2018 during a meeting on Monday. The annual Conference Committee on leadership took place Monday with two possible candidates, current President Leo Robinson and Vidot. Both had been vying...

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GreenRoots, Eastie Looking to Restore Cross Creek Partnership

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Chelsea GreenRoots is leading the way in jump-starting a renewal of Chelsea-Eastie activism on the Chelsea Creek – sending out teams to help build up momentum on the Eastie side for Creek activism. GreenRoots Director Roseann Bongiovanni said the organization began trying to revitalize the interest in Eastie back in August...

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MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Murder of 15-Year-Old Chelsea Boy

December 22, 2017
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Describing it as a “wonderful thing” on FBI surveillance tapes, the cold-blooded murderer of Irvin Depazm, 15, of Chelsea, has now been brought to justice. An MS-13 member pleaded guilty on Thursday, Dec. 14, in federal court in Boston to racketeering conspiracy involving the murder of a 15-year-old boy in East Boston. Joel Martinez,...

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Plan, Wash Hands and Stay Healthy for the Holidays

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The holidays present a unique month-long time of the year when people often can find themselves in a much different pattern than during the rest of the year. Such changes can often lead to unhealthy behaviors or illnesses – and triggers for those struggling with overeating disorders or substance use disorders....

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