Chelsea Police Department to Co-host Training On Innovative Hub + Cor Public Safety Model

March 12, 2015
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Chelsea Police Department to Co-host Training On Innovative Hub + Cor Public Safety Model

All this week, the Springfield Police Department, Chelsea Police Department and Roca, Inc. have hosted criminal justice policy expert Dale McFee, Deputy Minister of Justice in Saskatchewan Province, Canada, and several of his colleagues, to provide members of each police department, a host of public officials, and members of several community-based agencies three days...

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Four Tabbed for Screening Committee:29 had Applied for Consideration

March 12, 2015
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Four City Councillors plowed their way through a list of 29 exceptional candidates on Monday night, and after more than two hours of deliberations, chose four people to be on the critical City Manager Screening Committee. The members of the Committee, who will be charged with whittling down some 30 or so resumes to...

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City Seeks to Make Sweeeping Changes to Chelsea Creek Waterfront

March 12, 2015
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Vast changes could soon be coming to the heavily-industrial Chelsea Creek waterfront on Marginal Street as the City and state begin a process later this month of potentially changing the boundaries of the Creek’s Designated Port Area (DPA). The City petitioned the state Energy and Environmental Affairs office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) to...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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2/23 Paul Baldwin, 41, 25 Neponset St., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting and on warrant. Peter Kambour, 63, 1 Webster Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of liquor. Carlos Orantes, 34, 24 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. 2/24 Serrano Lopez, 23, 808 Border St., East Boston, was arrested for...

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Sports 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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Bruins finding a groove When the game ended, and the candles blown out, Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask could feel relief, knowing that on his 28th birthday, he had received his present – a ‘win’ and two points. Boston’s 3-1 win over Ottawa was mostly possible due to Rask’s outstanding goalkeeping, during a game in...

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Obituaries 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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Lillian Ciulla Federal Government worker Lillian M. Ciulla, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died unexpectedly on March 7 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital shortly after her admission from home. She was 62 years old. A graduate of Chelsea High School, for many years she worked for Bank of Boston before spending over 20 years...

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Forum on Relations with Local Muslim Community Held to Condemn Public Notes Railing Against Islam

March 5, 2015
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Forum on Relations with Local Muslim Community Held to Condemn Public Notes Railing Against Islam

One of the first speakers at a community forum in Chelsea on relations with the Muslim communities in Revere, Chelsea, Eastie and Everett, was a 10-year-old boy who summed up the hopes of everyone in the room. It silenced the standing-room only crowd. “I am an American,” he stated. “I really love both America and Islam....

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Board, Director at CHA Come to Amenable Agreement on Contract

March 5, 2015
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The Board of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) and Executive Director Al Ewing have come to terms on a contract dispute that – though in the background as compared to the overall repairing of the agency – has been outstanding since 2011. The contract was recently approved by the Board and state officials and...

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Call Him Edgar:Father Edgar Has Helped Bring Success, Service to St.Lukes

March 5, 2015
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Call Him Edgar:Father Edgar Has Helped Bring Success, Service to St.Lukes

When Rev. Edgar Gutierrez-Duarte arrived in Chelsea in 2007, there was a small closet with a few rows of non-perishable food items in the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that Father Edgar’s predecessor had left behind and had sometimes handed out to the hungry. It had been an act of service that was small, but...

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Sure Shot: Vaccination Rates in Spotlight, Very High in Chelsea

March 5, 2015
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When there’s a stoplight that turns red late at night when there is no other traffic around, most people will stop anyway just because it’s a simple rule and a safe practice. Some, however, will not, and the more people that break a simple rule, the more dangerous it becomes for the whole community....

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Police Briefs 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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02/16 Efrain DelRosario, 37, 22 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license. 2/18 Dana Howell, 30, 23 Alrick Rd., Quincy, was arrested on warrants. 2/19 Tyler Jones, 25, 88 Gerrish Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, rid light violation, and on a warrant. Tito Ebanks-Lopez,...

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We Are One Community

March 5, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...

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Letters to the Editor

March 5, 2015
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“We Got Your Back” The hate messages that were found scattered around the Revere Beach area and whose purveyors were intending for it to have a chilling effect on members of the Muslim community in Revere and surrounding cities not only failed to hit its target, but also was counterproductive. Al Huda Society, a...

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Sports 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins and players and hope Another crucial point has been reached in this tumultuous 2014-15 season for the Boston Bruins. That point was the trade deadline, which has come and gone, with little if any surprises regarding any major moves. General Manager Peter Chiarelli, appears to have decided, after...

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Obituaries 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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Robert ‘Bob’ Macero Retired marketing representative for Commercial Union Insurance;  Melvin Jones Lions Club Award recipient Robert M. “Bob” Macero of Saugus died peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on February 24. He was 80 years old. Bob was born in Chelsea on September 26, 1934. the dear son of...

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Chelsea Teens at the State House

February 26, 2015
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Chelsea Teens at the State House

Senator Sal DiDomenico recently welcomed teens from Chelsea to the State House during their Youth Jobs March.   The teens were on Beacon Hill advocating for increased funding for employment opportunities for young people in our community.

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Nowicki to Seek City Manager Post

February 26, 2015
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Former City Council President Paul Nowicki said officially this week that he will be submitting an application by the March 31 deadline to be considered for the city manager position. “Absolutely,” he said on Monday. “As a life-long resident who still lives in Chelsea and a long-time public official here, I am very interested...

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Hatelberg,Committee Ready to Roll in Picking Members for Managers Screening Committee

February 26, 2015
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City Councillor Brian Hatleberg said he has taken the baton from Council President Leo Robinson and is ready to run with it in terms of choosing the all-important Screening Committee for the City Manager selection process. Robinson designated Hatleberg the chair of the Committee last week, and he joins three other councillors, including Joe...

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DA Conley Seeks New hearing on Murder Conviction Reversal

February 26, 2015
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Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley has called for a new hearing and has pushed back against the sudden reversal of a 20-year-old murder conviction that freed two defendants long sentenced for their role in killing a young woman in Chelsea in 1993. A key in the reversal, which came by the Supreme Judicial...

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Wynn Plans to Develop Employee Parking Near Produce Center

February 26, 2015
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Plans for an off-site employee parking lot with hundreds of spaces to handle a large percentage of the Wynn Everett workforce were unveiled in a state environmental filing last week, and the parking lot is tentatively sited somewhere in Produce Center on the Everett/Chelsea line. The news came deep within Wynn’s recent filing last...

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Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy With Snow Injuries

February 26, 2015
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Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy With Snow Injuries

There’s no doubt the recent snow cavalcade has taken its toll on the general attitude of most folks, but health care providers report that it has also taken quite a toll on the physical well being of young and old. On a typical day in the Chelsea MGH Urgent Care, Dr. Brent Ragar might...

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Bunker Hill Celebration of Black History Month Was an Impressive Event

February 26, 2015
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We’re so fortunate to have Bunker Hill Community College as a vibrant member of our community. There are so many great things happening educationally on the Chelsea campus in the heart of Bellingham Square. Local students have the convenience of having a highly respected community college right in their city and are presented with...

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Letter to the Editor

February 26, 2015
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We can and should dedicate more resources to treating substance use disorders Dear Editor: With a 46 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts from 2012 to 2013, it is wise for Governor Charles Baker to focus the public’s attention on this health crisis and dedicate more state resources to combat substance use...

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Bruins Beat

February 26, 2015
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BRUINS STRUGGLING          With 60 games completed, things are not looking so good for the Bruins, especially on the injury front. Today (Thursday), defenseman Kevan Miller underwent surgery to repair his right should. Forward Gregory Campbell is out of the lineup for a week with an upper-body injury. All in addition to the loss...

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