Boys soccer team wins two more games

October 27, 2010
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The tournament-bound Chelsea High boys soccer team raised its record to a sterling 9-1-2 mark with a pair of victories this past week over Greater Lowell and Greater Lawrence. The twin wins set up a likely showdown today (Thursday) with Northeast Regional Vocational School for the championship of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference’s Division 1....

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CHS cross country teams suffer first loss

October 27, 2010
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Both the Chelsea High boys and girls saw their perfect seasons come to an end with losses last Wednesday in Billerica against Shawsheen Tech. Coach Don Fay’s boys now stand at 6-1 and the girls at 7-1. In the boys’ race, a 25-32 defeat, Red Devil Ugo Cvjetan was the overall winner of the...

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CHS girls soccer team defeats Lynn Tech

October 27, 2010
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After dropping a 5-0 decision to undefeated Shawsheen Tech last Thursday, the Chelsea High girls soccer team rebounded for a solid 2-1 triumph over Lynn Tech Monday. “We played a fantastic first half against Tech, which really showed how much we’ve improved over the course of the season,” said CHS head coach Jennifer Gulko,...

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Be sure to vote Tuesday – It’s the best way to influence our government

October 27, 2010
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Newspaper editorial writers routinely exhort their readers to “get out and vote” on Election Day. We typically write that in a democracy, voting is not merely the right of every citizen, but an obligation. It is the best means each of us has of demonstrating both to our elected officials and to our fellow...

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Vote “No’ on question 2 – A No” saves jobs & affordable housing — and limits “snob zoning”

October 27, 2010
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There are three questions on the ballot for the voters’ consideration in Tuesday’s election. Our readers no doubt are well-familiar with Questions 1 and 3, which call for a repeal of the sales tax on liquor and for a rollback of the general sales tax to three percent respectively. However, Question 2, which seeks...

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Arrest Report 10-27-2010

October 27, 2010
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Monday, October 18 Maria DeSimone, 38, 15 Maggi Rd., Revere, was arrested for trespassing. Demetrice Robinson, 32, 855 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Sherry Sanders, 44, 63 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for unarmed robbery. Tuesday, October 19 Reittnner Palomino, 29, 341 Cardinal Mederos Ave., Cambridge, was arrested for being incapacitated person....

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Obituaries 10-27-2010

October 27, 2010
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Dennis ‘Denny’ Bowen Retired Postal Clerk, salesman for D.J. Mullane Dennis J. ‘Denny’ Bowen, a retired postal clerk, died suddenly in his Chelsea home early Sunday morning October 24 after a brief illness. He was 88 years old. Born in Revere, he was the loving son of the late Dennis J. and Nellie (Hurley)...

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No troubled waters – Bridge project is proceeding smoothly

October 21, 2010
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No troubled waters – Bridge project is proceeding smoothly

Nearly two years into the project to replace the aging Chelsea Street drawbridge bridge with a new vertical-lift bridge and everything has been going smooth as can be according to Project Manager John Vitagliano. "We are still on schedule and if we continue at this pace the project should be completed by January 2012,...

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The FBI, Chelsea, Boston and State Police arrest nineteen in morning raids

October 21, 2010
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The Chelsea Police Department announced that a series of early morning raids netted nineteen (19) arrests including twelve (12) for Federal Indictment Warrants. Many of those arrested face up to twenty (20) year prison terms for narcotic and firearm violations. The twelve month investigation under the direction of the FBI named “Operation Royal Ruin”...

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City manager assessments closing this week

October 21, 2010
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The time to file personal assessments relating to City Manager Jay Ash’s performance is nearing the end. According to City Council President Leo Robinson, a number of residents have sent in letters and e-mails assessing Ash’s job performance which is part of the broader reappointment process now underway. Ash has not officially said whether...

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Developments going on-line shortly

October 21, 2010
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A number of developments certain to change the face of three neighborhoods are now nearly ready to open or are at the beginning of the planning stage. The largest of the three projects is an anticipated 238 – unit market rate development on Sixth Street on the site of the former Thomas Strahan wallpaper...

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Wind, rain, and Lynnfield too much for CHS Red Devils fall, 28-0; gridsters travel to Minuteman Saturday

October 21, 2010
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Going into last Friday night’s game with undefeated Lynnfield, the Chelsea High football team knew it had to play very well in order to have a chance to come away with a victory. However, what the Red Devils had not counted upon was a combination of wind and rain that essentially grounded their passing...

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CHS boys soccer team reaches tourney, continues quest for first place in conference

October 21, 2010
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Coach Mick Milutinovic’s Chelsea High boys soccer team continued to roll merrily along with a 4-1 victory over Lynn Tech Monday afternoon. Senior Carlos Cruz was the scoring star for the Red Devils, reaching the back of the Tech net three times for a hat trick. Cruz scored the first goal of the game...

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CHS cross country teams win two more, still undefeated

October 21, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys and girls cross country teams both won their two meets last week against Minuteman and Whittier to remain undefeated. The wins lifted the girls’ record to 7-0 on the season. The Lady Red Devils were set to meet undefeated Shawsheen Tech yesterday (Wednesday) in Billerica. The boys similarly are undefeated...

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CHS volleyball team cruises past Mystic Valley

October 21, 2010
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The Chelsea High volleyball team shook off a tough loss last week to Fellowship of Christian Academy and bounced back to record a 3-0 victory over Mystic Valley on Tuesday. Coach Lisa Ceccherini’s squad now stands at 5-11 overall, but is 5-1 in the Small Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. A first place...

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Two tough losses for girls soccer team

October 21, 2010
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The Chelsea High girls soccer team dropped a pair of close and hard fought contests this past week, a 1-0 loss to Minuteman last Thursday and a 2-0 defeat to Mystic Valley Tuesday. “We had tied Minuteman twice previously this season and we were really hoping to pull off a win,” said CHS head...

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Gang round-up

October 21, 2010
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The local police along with the FBI and other police agencies rounded up a bunch of gang members Wednesday. This comes as great news to local residents who have been feeling the danger inherent in gun use and violence. Gangs and gang members specialize in gun use and violence. They derive their money from...

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The governor, again

October 21, 2010
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Governor Deval Patrick’s visit to Chelsea two weeks ago showed how important community organizers are to the political process. Everyone the governor greeted at the Boys and Girls Club was an organizer working on the streets of Chelsea to register voters, to spread the word that the election is coming. This type of get...

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Arrest Report 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Monday, October 11 Godofredo Huezo, 34, 115 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Carlos Contreras, 30, 88 Grove St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Laura McNulty, 30, 86 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Corey Rezendes, 19, 855 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for violating abuse prevention order, assault and...

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Wayne Overholt Market Basket Employee, helped fight 1973 Chelsea Fire Wayne G. Overholt died unexpectedly on October 13 at the VA Medical Center during emergency surgery. He was 57 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the beloved son of the late Glen and Frances J. (Marcin) Overholt. He attended local schools...

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Patrick’s Day – Governor draws a big crowd at the Boys and Girls Club

October 15, 2010
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Patrick’s Day – Governor draws a big crowd at the Boys and Girls Club

Governor Deval Patrick campaigned Saturday afternoon at the Jordan Boys and Girls Club on Willow Street. The governor drew a nice crowd of his most avid supporters – organizers and zealous Chelsea backers – to the get together, which was held outside the club. On a beautiful fall day under sunny skies, the governor...

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Change is in the air

October 15, 2010
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Change is in the air

By Cary Shuman editor@chelsearecord.com The Chelsea Collaborative and the Chelsea Board of Health have joined forces with Brooke Suter of the National Clean Air Task Force and Vanessa Green of Clean Water Action in a campaign to ask Congress to require and fully fund the use of clean diesel equipment on federally funded transportation...

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And you thought the Senate race was over?

October 15, 2010
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And you thought the Senate race was over?

Barbara Bush is the Republican candidate running for the state senate against Senator Sal DiDomenico. She’s been getting around the district, spreading her word – which is smaller government, lower taxes and jobs. “When I say that to people people say to me – doesn’t everybody want that?” She’s a computer programmer who lives...

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DeLeo and the Governor mend fences

October 15, 2010
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DeLeo and the Governor mend fences

Since the failure of the expanded gaming bill went down about two months ago, many people in and out of politics claimed that the governor and the speaker were at odds – in fact that there was a terribly personal rift between the two. It certainly looked that way with the speaker drawing a...

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