Sports 10-12-2017

October 13, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS boys soccer top Northeast Regional, 2-1 The Chelsea High boys soccer team turned in what CHS assistant coach Evan Protasowicki termed “our best game of the season” to earn a 2-1 victory over Northeast Regional Vocational School last Thursday on the turf at Chelsea Stadium. “We played a full 80 minutes...

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Obituaries 10-12-2017

October 13, 2017
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John Buzderewicz Of Quincy, formerly of Chelsea John W. Buzderewicz passed away on Friday, September 22 at the Boston Medical Center in Boston after a long and ongoing illness.   He was 69 years old. The beloved husband of Marylou Kemp-Buzderewicz, he was born and raised in Chelsea, a son of the late Joseph S....

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Walk for Living

October 6, 2017
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Walk for Living

Lauren Stokes, Kate Murphy, Marie Josee, and Milo at the annual Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL) 9th Annual Walk for Living on Admirals Hill Sunday, Oct. 1. More than $115,000 was raised to support the center’s care for patients with ALS and MS.

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Helping Puerto Rico

October 6, 2017
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Helping Puerto Rico

Carmen Cruz prays for friends and family in Puerto Rico during the vigil and donation drive on Thursday, Sept. 28, to aid in the relief effort for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Chelsea Collaborative and Teamsters Local 25 organized the event, with many community partners. Teamsters Local 25 is donating trucks...

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CHS Volleyball Team Takes a Knee at National Anthem:Players say they Kneel for a Fair and Equal Society for All

October 6, 2017
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CHS Volleyball Team Takes a Knee at National Anthem:Players say they Kneel for a Fair and Equal Society for All

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea High School girls’ volleyball team – a team loaded with seven seniors – has been together for several years and so it is that they’ve developed a family-like bond and a chemistry that sometimes helps them to act in unison. It’s almost telepathic, they say. In fact, when they...

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Many Puerto Ricans in Chelsea Stay Busy to Keep Positive

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On Monday morning, Margarita Nievez kept busy folding a sheet and some clothing that was set to be trucked out to New Jersey – and later to Puerto Rico. The day before, she and her friends helped load rice onto pallets. Last Thursday evening, they participated in a vigil at City...

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Improvements:City Awarded $1m Byrne Grant to Help Community Safety on Broadway

October 6, 2017
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The City of Chelsea is pleased to announce that it was awarded a $1 million grant from the US Department of Justice to support community safety improvements. Chelsea’s grant is just one of eight funded projects nationwide made in this fall’s Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program. The grant leverages community, business, non-profit and city...

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Some Feel CHS Volleyball Team Should Have Picked Another Venue for Protest

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Just as there have been no shortage of supporters of the Chelsea High girls volleyball team taking a knee at the National Anthem this month, there is similarly no shortage of people who are bothered by the statement. Veterans are particularly bothered by the choice of high schoolers using the National...

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MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

October 6, 2017
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A member of MS-13’s Enfermos Criminales Salvatrucha (ECS) clique in Chelsea, pleaded guilty on Sept. 28 in federal court in Boston to RICO conspiracy involving the attempted murder of a rival gang member. Domingo Tizol, a/k/a “Chapin,” 23, a Guatemalan national who resided in Chelsea, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through...

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Recupero Celebrates New Crossing Light as Opponent Drops out of Race

October 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For at least three years, Councillor Giovanni Recupero has been pleading for a pedestrian crossing light on Marginal Street so as to make getting to the new PORT Park safe. With tractor trailers and vehicles of all types flying down the thoroughfare, reaching the new park is very dangerous, especially for...

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City Councilor-at-Large Roy Avellaneda Announces Re-Election Bid

October 6, 2017
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Current Chelsea City Councilor at Large Roy Avellaneda has announced he will seek re-election to the City Council in the November 7th election. Said Avellaneda, “It would be my privilege to continue to represent the people of Chelsea as Councilor at Large. I’ve never stopped fighting for Chelsea residents and stakeholders. But after a...

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Chelsea Chamber Pot of Gold Set for Oct 18

October 6, 2017
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The 30th Annual Chelsea Chamber of Commerce $10,000 Pot of Gold is around the corner.  The event will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Anthony’s of Malden, 105 Canal Street, Malden, MA. It will be an outstanding evening filled with great networking opportunities, delicious food and Back to the 80s fun, all...

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Police Briefs 10-05-2017

October 6, 2017
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Police Log Monday, 9/11 Tina Farulla, 29, 41 Bennett Ave., Saugus, was arrested for receiving stolen property over $250. Steven Liberge, 31, 41 Newpark St., Lynn, was arrested for shoplifting Tuedasy, 9/12 Ramon Lopez, 32, 111 Highland St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Thursday, 9/14 Shaina Faretra, 31, 99 Swan St., Everett, was...

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Letter to the Editor

October 6, 2017
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Perlatonda vows to do more for gun control: To the editor, I am so deeply saddened by the Las Vegas shooting. This tragic incident that took and wounded so many lives should never have happened. How did we let this happen? As my heart sinks while thinking about this and what I can do...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...

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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...

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Sports 10-05-2017

October 6, 2017
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Bruins Beat   by Bob Morello Bruins look to their youth With opening night of the 2017-18 regular season set to begin tonight (Thursday, 7:00pm), the Bruins have made all the decisions necessary, following training camp, to set the required 23-player roster. Bruins goaltender Malcolm Subban a first round draft pick (24) in 2012, was...

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Obituaries 10-05-2017

October 6, 2017
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Berta C. Ramirez Described as ‘a big kid at heart’ Berta Ramirez passed away after a long illness with her loving family at her side on Monday evening, October 2 while in the peaceful surroundings of her Chelsea home.  She was 83 years old. Born in Oilton, Texas, she was a second generation Mexican-American and...

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Chelsea Recognized

September 29, 2017
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Chelsea Recognized

Members of GreenRoots and the community enjoyed kayaking on the Chelsea Creek for the first time in decades this past summer – another partnership between the City, private donors and the non-profit community.

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Vaccination Clinic

September 29, 2017
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Vaccination Clinic

Sophia Boniffo brought her furry friend, Gino, to get him updated on all his necessary shots during the HubCats Chelsea second free vaccination clinic on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Bellingham Hill Park. Numerous residents brought their pets out to take advantage of the program.

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CAPIC Celebrates 50 Years

September 29, 2017
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CAPIC Celebrates 50 Years

Community Action Programs Inter-City (CAPIC) Executive Director Robert Repucci and honorees Richelle Cromwell, president of the CAPIC Board of Directors, and Leo Robinson, president of the Chelsea City Council, are pictured at CAPIC’s 50TH Anniversary Celebration Tuesday at the Homewood Suites Hotel.

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Bishop Tops in District 1, Brown Cruises in District 8

September 29, 2017
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Bishop Tops in District 1, Brown Cruises in District 8

By Seth Daniel Tuesday’s Preliminary Election in Districts 1 and 8 featured a severely light turnout, but some excitement politically nonetheless for two seats that will be hotly contested in the Nov. 7 election. The District 1 Prattville contest featured three very well-known and seasoned candidates, and they duked it out on a day...

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‘McKenna Magic’ Will Bring Hope for A Cure at LFCFL Walk Sunday

September 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Kathryn McKenna was in the middle of reinventing herself – getting into peak physical condition – when her life took an abrupt turn to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. McKenna, a life-long Salem resident with deep roots in that city, now lives at the Dapper McDonald House in the...

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Chelsea Receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize for Efforts to Improve Health and Well-Being

September 29, 2017
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Chelsea is one of eight winners of the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors communities for their unwavering efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live healthier lives. Chelsea is being nationally recognized for pursuing innovative ideas and bringing partners together to...

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