All-Chelsea Awards – A packed house celebrates some of Chelsea’s most valued and popular residents

December 2, 2010
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All-Chelsea Awards – A packed house celebrates some of Chelsea’s most valued and popular residents

The Ninth Annual All-Chelsea Awards Night has matured over the years. It has morphed from a legends/all-star type event into Tuesday’s extravaganza which featured lots of real emotion, some political edge, and a great deal of genuine good feeling among the honorees, and the large crowd that congratulated them with their applause and cheers....

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Deadly weekend – Authorities and residents are reeling after a pair of homicides over Thanksgiving holiday

December 2, 2010
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Deadly weekend – Authorities and residents are reeling after a pair of homicides over Thanksgiving holiday

Random violence resulted in two homicides over the long Thanksgiving Holiday weekend causing local officials and residents great consternation. The first to die was Frederick Allen, 56, who lived at 170 Bellingham Street. He was found dead in his apartment with a belt tied around his neck and was apparently strangled, according to police...

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Is nothing sacred? Violence extends to courthouse

December 2, 2010
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The brother of a Chelsea man who was stabbed to death over the Thanksgiving weekend beat two men inside the rest room at the Chelsea District Court during the arraignment of his brother’s murderer. Rigoberto Ramirez was arrested November 29 for following two men into the restroom during a break in the arraignment. According...

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Helping residents prepare for winter

December 2, 2010
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Winter is bearing down on the northeast and that means that fuel bills for oil, gas and electricity will be greatly increasing for many residents. And what makes these bills even higher is that many homes and apartments are energy inefficient due to drafty windows and doors. However, the Chelsea Collaborative is partnering with...

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Roca benefit concert Friday night

December 2, 2010
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On December 3, 2010 Roca will host its  Third Annual Benefit Concert at the Club headquarters, 101 Park Street, Chelsea.. This year, Roca honors the musical talents of Roca participants and raises the awareness of youth violence.  Local and well known artists such as Jerry Rivera, a Latin Grammy Award winner; will perform to...

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Police Logs 12-02-2010

December 2, 2010
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Monday, November 22 Jonathan Moreno, 18, 3 Mill Ct., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (3 counts), threat to commit a crime, witness intimidation. Adlai Torres, 21, 45 Spruce St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, assault and resisting arrest. Brian DeCourcey, 34, 20 Parkman St.,...

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Obituaries 12-02-2010

December 2, 2010
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Carol May Nurse’s aide Carol A. (Strong) May of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea and Malden, died on November 28. She was 71 years old. She was a retired nurse’s aide having worked at the Annemark Nursing Home in Revere for 20 years and was a former member of the Tontoquan Chapter 100 Order of...

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Navigating Rivers – Chelsea’s Sandiford quarterbacks prep school to title game at Gillette

November 24, 2010
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Navigating Rivers – Chelsea’s Sandiford quarterbacks prep school to title game at Gillette

Shaquor Sandiford displayed his enormous athletic potential at a young age, excelling in Chelsea Pop Warner, Chelsea Little League, and the Chelsea Youth Basketball League. But off the field, he looked for direction and guidance and a place where he could develop into a standout person to match the standout athlete he was becoming....

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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

November 24, 2010
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And that’s the way it was… – The noted author Gore Vidal has said that fiction is truth. In the fictional recreation of the day JFK died by Joshua Resnek that follows, fiction is indeed, truth.

I first met Walter Cronkite in the early afternoon, November 22, 1963. I was 13 years old. We met briefly on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was a newly minted freshman at Ocean City High School, built high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic in 1912...

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Reducing runaway cost for city paid for health insurance

November 24, 2010
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Health insurance costs for cities and towns is rising so high so fast that there is the general understanding among those in leadership positions that maintaining this into the future is unsustainable. Employee unions have fought the cities and towns to maintain the health insurance situation as it is, which many leaders believe is...

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CHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for Saturday night at the high school

November 24, 2010
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Nine Chelsea High stars of the past and two outstanding coaches will be inducted into the elite CHS Hall of Fame this Saturday, Nov. 27 at the high school beginning at 6:30 p.m. Hosting the affair is the Alumni Club, namely Robert Bradley, Bob Fee, Athletic Director Frank DePatto, and Chairman Arnold Goodman. The...

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Thanksgiving 2010

November 24, 2010
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Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...

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Arrest Report 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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November 15 Jose Hernandez, 26, 199 Webster St., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed. November 16 Carlos Villanueva, 42, 62 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. November 17 Cesar Castro, 24, 162 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, number plate violation. Charles Shannon,...

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Obituaries 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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Lottie ‘Charlotte’ Goldkrand Worked in Chelsea Assessor’s Office, accomplished singer, active in many clubs and organizations Lottie “Charlotte” Goldkrand of Chelsea, formerly of Revere, died on November 22. She was 98 years old. Born in Roxbury and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She worked...

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Veterans Day

November 10, 2010
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Veterans Day

The official Chelsea Soldiers Home Honor Guard is shown standing at attention with a variety of flags inside the packed auditorium of the headquarters at the Soldiers Home during Tuesday’s Veterans Day ceremony.

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Senator Brown comes to Chelsea to Soldiers Home ceremony

November 10, 2010
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Senator Brown comes to Chelsea to Soldiers Home ceremony

Senator Scott Brown made his first appearance in Chelsea at Tuesday morning’s Chelsea Soldier’s Home Veterans Day ceremony. Brown was the guest of honor at the well attended event, which drew hundreds of veterans, Soldiers Home personnel and area residents. Joining Brown on the podium in the auditorium at the headquarters building was Soldiers...

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Chelsea woman found dead in Maverick Street driveway

November 10, 2010
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A 50 year-old Chelsea woman was found dead in a Maverick Street driveway Tuesday morning. According to State Police and Chelsea police detectives investigating the case, Theresa Wilkes of 123 Maverick Street was found in her driveway shortly after 6:00 a.m. They responded to the location following a call from a local resident who...

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CND-Police Partnership Honored with National Award

November 10, 2010
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Chelsea Neighborhood Developers, the City of Chelsea, and the Chelsea Police Department recently received the first prize of $25,000 in the MetLife Foundation’s national Award for Community Police Partnerships. The award recognized the groups’ collaboration for redeveloping the Box District in Chelsea, and for our stabilization and organizing efforts in the adjacent North Bellingham...

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CHS girls cross country team captures CAC championship

November 10, 2010
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The Chelsea High girls cross country team made history last Wednesday by winning the Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship meet which was held at the Essex Agricultural School course in Danvers. The Lady Red Devils, who finished 8-1 in dual meets this season, won the title in style, not only avenging their lone regular season...

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CHS cross country boys take second in CAC meet

November 10, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys cross county team took second place at last Wednesday’s Commonwealth Conference Cross Country Meet, which was held at Essex Agricultural in Danvers. However, the Red Devils defeated all of their counterparts in the Small Division of the CAC to win the divisional title. “We wanted to avenge our only loss...

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CHS football team falls to No. Shore Tech

November 10, 2010
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Suffice to say, Friday night’s game with North Shore Tech under the lights at Chelsea Stadium will not make the highlight reel of the Chelsea High football team’s 20100 campaign. “I was very disappointed with the way we played,” is how CHS head coach Mike Stellato summed up his team’s 35-0 loss. “We just...

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Brookline too much for boys soccer team

November 10, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys soccer team ran into a powerful Brookline squad in the opening round of the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional State Tourney Monday afternoon at Chelsea Stadium and came out on the short end of a 6-1 decision. “We had scouted Brookline in their game against Westford Academy on Saturday (a...

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Banner season for CHS volleyball team

November 10, 2010
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Although the season came to an abrupt end for the Chelsea High volleyball team with a first round loss Saturday in the MIAA Division 1 Central/East Sectional Tournament to Newton South, the fourth seed in the bracket with a 14-5 record, CHS head coach Lisa Ceccherini said the defeat did not diminish what was...

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Veterans Day

November 10, 2010
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It remains a cold, harsh and relentless world where millions upon millions of angry people wish and pray for our demise. They do more than that – as the events of September 11, 2001 proved. In Afghanistan and Iraq, and throughout the Middle East, people exult when suicide bombers kill our soldiers, sailors and...

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