College head coach to hold a basketball clinic at CCS

July 15, 2010
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Cori Hughes had few opportunities growing up in a small, rural town in upstate New York. For her, the prospect of college was nonexistent, and neither was the encouragement. Now the head women’s basketball coach at Salve Regina University, Hughes will share her experiences and expertise with Chelsea youth in a five-day clinic hosted...

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Demoulas’ Market Basket

July 15, 2010
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One of the great ongoing success stories in the modern history of this city is the new Market Basket supermarket. At the end of this month it will celebrate its first anniversary in business in the sprawling and well stocked new store. Not only is it the largest employer in the city. It is...

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Bruce Berkowitz

July 15, 2010
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Bruce Berkowitz grew-up in this city. From an early age, he wanted to get into the world of banking and finance. He certainly has done this with a flair. Berkowitz is the Founder and Managing Member and Chief Investment Officer of Fairholme Capital Management – a $16 billion financial management firm. Not bad for...

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Obituaries 07-15-2010

July 15, 2010
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Phyllis Minichello Resident of Revere and East Boston Phyllis M. Minichello of Revere and East Boston, died on July 6. She was the loving daughter of the late Anthony J. and Emily (Silva) Minichello; dear sister of the late Anthony J. Minichello, his wife, Marjorie Minichello, of Revere, Michael Minichello and his wife, Marylou,...

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Heat wave hits region; Chelsea prepared

July 8, 2010
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Heat wave hits region; Chelsea prepared

Chelsea City Hall issued an advisory to residents concerning the sizzling heat wave that has settled in over New England for the past three days. City officials are urging all residents, especially elderly residents to properly hydrate themselves and to remain in a cool place for as long as possible until the severe heat...

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Out of the Ashes – Chelsea’s ‘Box District’ the new up-and-coming neighborhood

July 8, 2010
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Out of the Ashes – Chelsea’s ‘Box District’ the new up-and-coming neighborhood

Redevelopment often deals only with fancy, hip names and impressive plans on paper. Architects and idea people with the best of intentions come up with new, hip names for an area and propose buildings and neighborhood amenities that never materialize. It happens. It hasn’t happened in – of all places – Gerrish Avenue, now...

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Plans for new park to be the anchor of Box District

July 8, 2010
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Last Thursday evening, live music from the band El Frente boomed down Gerrish Avenue and Highland Street. It wasn’t an annoyingly loud house party or a reason to call the police; it was a community concert in the new Box District – and planners, city officials and developers for the district hope that one...

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City Manager Jay Ash argues the positive of a casino

July 8, 2010
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City Manager Jay Ash was a proponent of casino gambling, a forum participant in East Boston last week where more than 300 people turned out to debate the expanded gambling agenda the state has embarked upon. As a proponent, Ash was his regular self – articulate, informed, hopeful and altogether right on the mark....

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Martinez, Cortez will play in Agganis Football Classic

July 8, 2010
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Two Chelsea High football standouts will be playing in the 49th annual Harry Agganis Football Classic on Wednesday, July 14 at Manning Field in Lynn. Daniel Martinez and David Cortez, key members of last fall’s Red Devil football team that fell one game shy of winning the Commonwealth Conference championship, began practices with the...

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Everyone is away

July 8, 2010
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The 4th of July holiday was a great success. Hundreds of thousands swarmed for music, food and fireworks and virtually no arrests, no outrageous violence and very little in the way of inconvenience. It was a quintessential American weekend with nearly all of us taking full advantage of the Monday holiday. Monday opened warm...

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Arrest Report 07-07-2010

July 8, 2010
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Sunday, June 27 Alfonso Melendez, 38, 21 Blossom St., Chelsea, was arrested for violating abuse protection order, possession to distribute Class B drug, 27 counts of in possession of ammunition without FID card, possessing large capacity of firearms, carrying loaded firearms without license. Hector Villanueva, 28, 58 Trenton St., East Boston, was arrested for...

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Obituaries 07-07-2010

July 8, 2010
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Grace Mangiafico Chelsea resident Grace R. (Ciampa) Mangiafico of East Boston and Chelsea died on June 23. She was the beloved wife of the late Sibby-Nano Mangiafico with whom she shared 58 years of marriage; loving mother of Maria Mangiafico of East Boston, Richard “Rickey” Mangiafico of Medford and the late Paul Mangiafico; dear...

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Swan story continues on Mill Creek

June 30, 2010
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Swan story continues on Mill Creek

The story has continued with the pair of mating wild swans who call Mill Creek on the Chelsea/Revere line their home. The male swan, Gus, arrived at the Creek nearly two years ago, and neighbors on the Chelsea and Revere side befriended the swan (or maybe it was the swan that befriended them). In...

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Boston Paintball may move to the Putnam building

June 30, 2010
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Boston Paintball may move to the Putnam building

If things go as planned, the number of shootings in the new Parkway Plaza will increase tremendously next year. Those shootings, though, will be with paintballs, and they’ll all be in good fun. Boston Paintball Inc. of Everett is in the process of negotiating a deal with the owners of the Richie’s Home Furnishings...

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DiDomenico’s first victory a Big Win for Chelsea

June 30, 2010
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During his special election campaign earlier this year, then candidate Sal DiDomenico ran on a platform of having the experience as a Chief of Staff in the Senate to “hit the ground running” as a freshman Senator.  That experience paid off during his first several weeks in office, as not only has Senator DiDomenico...

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Thoughts on the coming of July Fourth

June 30, 2010
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It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Arrest Report 06-30-2010

June 30, 2010
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Tuesday, June 22 Osmin Castro, 34, of 20 Reynolds Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Shannon McGrath, 44, of 928 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended license. Vikki Wommer, 28, of 135 Chelsea Street, Chelsea, was arrested for common streetwalking. Jose Morales, 22, of 203 Congress Avenue, Chelsea,...

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Obituaries 06-30-2010

June 30, 2010
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Edward Landers Worked at Santagate Supermarket Edward C. Landers of Haverhill, formerly of West Peabody, died on June 22 at the Wingate at Haverhill Nursing Home after a long illness . He was 81 years old. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 24, 1928, the son of the late Benjamin and Frances...

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Lifetime Achievement Robert Verrier, AIA

June 23, 2010
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Lifetime Achievement Robert Verrier, AIA

Robert Verrier, the president and founder of the Architectural Team on Admiral’s Hill – one of the leading architectural firms in Boston – turned 70 this week. It is a birthday to note not just because he designed Admiral’s Hill, but rather, because his career as an architect has been exemplary in every way....

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Camacho’s murder trial is underway

June 23, 2010
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Camacho’s murder trial is underway

The trial of the East Boston man accused of killing a 27-year-old Everett man inside King Arthur’s Lounge in Chelsea began last week and jurors visited the crime scene on Monday. Camacho, 23, of East Boston, who went by the moniker "Fat Jesse" is charged with first-degree murder for the January 24, 2008, shooting...

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Casino at Suffolk would mean jobs for Chelsea residents

June 23, 2010
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Chip Tuttle, chief operating officer of Suffolk Downs, said a casino project at the East Boston venue would mean hundreds of jobs for residents of Chelsea and area communities. Tuttle made his remarks at the June Breakfast hosted by the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Wyndham Chelsea Hotel. City Manager Jay Ash,...

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Northeast Regional softball team completes successful season

June 23, 2010
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The Northeast Regional softball team enjoyed another successful season under the direction of head coach Al Generazzo. Generazzo is well known in the city. He is a physical education teacher at Chelsea High School and his father, the late Al Generazzo Sr., was a Chelsea High star athlete who was inducted into the CHS...

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Representative Gene O’Flaherty

June 23, 2010
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The years come and go. Politics change from time to time but our Representative Gene O’Flaherty has remained on Beacon Hill where he grows stronger and stronger as time goes by. His recent fundraiser at Anthony’s Pier Four on the Boston waterfront, an annual affair for longer than a decade, brought out a wide...

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Ed Fish

June 23, 2010
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When the city bought back the Naval Hospital site from the US Government more than 30 years ago, the Fish Construction Company was hired to tear down the old and to build the new and to rehabilitate certain of the historic buildings on the 50 acre waterfront site. Here we are more than 30...

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