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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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Two-Way Tolling Testing to Roll Out this Summer on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge

June 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A top state transportation official apologized to drivers this week after a Boston media outlet reported that tolling in both directions on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge is set to roll out this year – a plan that has been reported in the Record since 2013. Tom Tinlin of the state Department of...

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CHS Graduation

June 10, 2016
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CHS Graduation

Chelsea High Senior Genesis Montes couldn’t hold back her tears as she listened to the school choir perform, bringing back memories of her time at Chelsea High during the Class of 2016 Graduation Exercises on Sunday afternoon in Chelsea High Gym.

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Latino Americano Festival

June 10, 2016
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Latino Americano Festival

Leonardo Ampuero (center) dances with his hat and teammates during a traditional Bolivian Caporales dance during the 10th annual Encuentro Folklorico Latino Americano Festival at Chelsea High School last Saturday, May 28. More than 100 people came to watch three bands perform from Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico. The proceeds from concessions helped local people...

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Roca CEO Molly Baldwin Responds to Comments at City Council Meeting

June 10, 2016
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Molly Baldwin, CEO of Roca, released the following statement pertaining to the City Council’s discussion about ROCA at Monday night’s meeting: In the last meeting of the Chelsea City Council, questions were raised about Roca’s transparency and city resources spent on helping high-risk young people served by Roca. It is Roca’s honor to work...

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Juvenile Indicted Monday for Accessory in Murder Case

June 10, 2016
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A Suffolk County Grand Jury indicted a 17-year-old juvenile on Monday in connection with the murder of Pablo Villeda during a mass shooting at a teen party on Washington Avenue March 6. The youth was arraigned in Juvenile Court and was not made public due to his age. He was arrested by Chelsea Police...

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Honoring Elliot and Myer Katzman

June 10, 2016
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Honoring Elliot and Myer Katzman

By Cary Shuman Elliot Katzman is a true Chelsea success story. He grew up in the Central Avenue housing development, attended Shurtleff School, Chelsea High School, and Salem State University before launching his dynamic career and becoming a highly respected executive who built four highly successful companies. Katzman continues to achieve in the world...

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Barnes Hopes to Come Back and Make Chelsea a Better Place

June 10, 2016
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Barnes Hopes to Come Back and Make Chelsea a Better Place

By Seth Daniel A lot of valedictorians leave their high school experience every spring with grand plans, college scholarships, and not much thought of their home towns. In fact, more often than not, those big plans are in far away places. That’s not the case for Chelsea High Valedictorian Katherine Barnes – who won...

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Graduation Speeches

June 10, 2016
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Katherine Barnes 2016 Class Valedictorian Good afternoon. Wow. Congrats, guys! I am beyond proud of us today. As Drake said, “We started from the bottom, now we here.” Here we are, the Chelsea High School class of 2016. We’ve all worked extremely hard to be sitting in these seats, about to walk across this...

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Chelsea Sports Awards

June 4, 2016
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Chelsea Sports Awards

Outgoing Athletic Director Frank DePatto was honored with a football jersey bearing his original number during the 26th Annual Chelsea Sports Awards last Thursday night, May 26. DePatto spoke of the game he played at which he cost the team a victory, but learned a valuable lesson in life.

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