Obituaries 06-18-2015

June 18, 2015
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Chester ‘Chet Zak’ Zaksheski Well Known Chelsea Funeral Director Chester . “Chet Zak’ Zaksheski, Chelsea Funeral Director and lifelong resident of the city, passed away Monday morning, June 15 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea after a short period of overwhelming illness. He was 88 years old. Born and raised in...

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Chelsea Firefighters Memorial

June 11, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Memorial

Firefighter Dan DeJordy playing ‘Taps’ during last Sunday’s Firefighter Memorial in Fay Square. The solemn occasion remembers those firefighters who have passed away during the last year – as well as those who have fallen in the line of duty. The event took place in Fay Square at the Firefighter’s Memorial

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Training Drills

June 11, 2015
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Training Drills

If you were walking, driving or just sitting comfortably in your home Saturday morning, chances are you had a Henry Hill moment. For the better portion of the morning and early afternoon, members of the  Massachusetts State Police, FBI and the U.S. Department of Energy were conducting training drills over the city making several...

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CPD Officer Commended for Saving Choking Toddler

June 11, 2015
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Police Chief Brian Kyes is pleased to announce that he awarded Officer John Bruttaniti the Chelsea Police Department’s Life Saving Medal on Wednesday, June 10, after Bruttaniti saved the life of a choking toddler earlier this week. On June 7, around  3 p.m., Officer Bruttaniti and Officer Tracy Arsenault were conducting a motor vehicle...

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Ambrosino Chosen to be Next Chelsea City Manager in 8-3 Vote on First Ballot

June 11, 2015
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Ambrosino Chosen to be Next Chelsea City Manager in 8-3 Vote on First Ballot

Former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino has crossed the Chelsea line and become the new Chelsea City Manager – winning out Monday night in an 8-3 vote of the City Council during the first round of voting. He faced former Portland (ME) City Manager Mark Rees, who garnered quite a bit of respect from the...

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Suit and Tie Strip Club To Be At Commission Tuesday

June 11, 2015
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The Chelsea License Commission will be the focus of a lot of attention on Tuesday night, June 16, when the will have a public hearing for the proposed upscale strip club proposed by Phantom Ventures for the old King Arthur’s site on Beecham Street. The application was revealed at last month’s meeting in a...

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What do Schweitzer and Bach have in Common? They’ll Both play a Part in the Chelsea Art Walk

June 11, 2015
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What do Schweitzer and Bach have in Common? They’ll Both play a Part in the Chelsea Art Walk

Bob Boulrice likes to wear hats, and he’s a man who wears many hats at the same time. The Chelsea City Treasurer in his past time is an avid gardner and a voracious reader, but yet another hat he wears is that of aspiring playwright. His talents as a writer for the theatre will...

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News Briefs

June 11, 2015
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THE CHELSEA REVOLUTION IS TELEVISED, AND HAS SOME COOL SHIRTS Damali Vidot, who is leading the campaign to look at getting a ballot question put to the voters this November concerning bringing back a mayoral form of government, appeared at the Chelsea City Council on Monday night to speak about the City Manager. Vidot...

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Congratulations to Tom Ambrosino

June 11, 2015
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 Those of us who followed Tom Ambrosino’s tenure as mayor of Revere for 12 years were not surprised that the Chelsea City Council so overwhelmingly selected him as its new city manager this week. Ambrosino was chosen from a large field of candidates who applied and there were many other individuals who inquired about...

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MVP, MVP, MVP! Mia Nowicki Unanimous as CCL’s Top Player

June 11, 2015
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The coaches in the Catholic Central League affirmed what high school softball fans have known for a long time: Mia Nowicki can pitch with the best of them. Nowicki, a 15-year-old sophomore flame throwing righthander for the St. Mary’s High School softball team, was the unanimous choice as the CCL Most Valuable Player following...

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Obituaries 06-11-2015

June 11, 2015
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Douglas Tarbox Boston Gas Company retiree Douglas F. Tarbox of North Reading, formerly of Everett and Chelsea, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, June 2 at Winchester Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was 83 years old. Doug served as a member of the 182nd Infantry Regiment of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. He...

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POW/MIA Chair Dedicated

June 4, 2015
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POW/MIA Chair Dedicated

The Chelsea City Council and Veterans Agent Francisco Toro officially dedicated the POW/MIA Chair at City Hall on Monday morning following the conclusion of Memorial Day Exercises. POW/MIA chairs have been placed in more than 100 public buildings, sports stadiums and at the State House to help the public remember the soldiers who have...

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Heavy Construction

June 4, 2015
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Heavy Construction

Heavy construction and demolition on the Washington Avenue bridge commenced this week. On Saturday morning, the demolition process started. Here, a worker carefully guides his cement cutting machine across the bridge in preparation for dismantling the structure. The bridge and roadway will remain closed another 12 to 14 months.

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First City Manager Vote to Come Monday Amidst Council Unrest

June 4, 2015
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The first vote for the City Manager position – a process that has come down to two finalists – will come on Monday night following a whirlwind of activity this Saturday when the Council will hold a community input meeting and will interview both candidates publicly. “We have a vote scheduled for Monday night,”...

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Chelsea ArtWalk Gets Boost in Hiring Coordinator

June 4, 2015
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Chelsea ArtWalk Gets Boost in Hiring Coordinator

The Chelsea ArtWalk organizers took a big step this year in calling in coordinator Jordy Brazo to help bring the event together and market it within the city and outside of the city. The walk, which takes place on June 13 and 14, will feature several locations around the city to display artwork –...

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CHS Class of 2015 Graduates Sunday

June 4, 2015
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More than 240 graduates will receive their diplomas at the Chelsea High School Class of 2015 Graduation Exercises Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Saul Nechtem Gymnasium. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Bourque will lead the presentation of diplomas to the graduates. CHS principal Priti Johari will preside over the graduation day ceremonies. Sara...

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CHS Valedictorian Finishes the Race Strong

June 4, 2015
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CHS Valedictorian Finishes the Race Strong

In talking with Chelsea High School (CHS) Valedictorian Sara Beqo about her career at the high school, it readily becomes clear that sports have made a strong impression on her life, and will continue to do so throughout the rest of her life. Beqo will graduate at the top of the Class of 2015...

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Police Briefs 06-04-2015

June 4, 2015
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Monday, 5/18 Jorge Lazo, 50, Homeless, was arrested for drinking/possessing open alcoholic beverage in public, felony warrant, misdemeanor warrant, immigration detainer. Tuesday, 5/19 James McCormick, 55, 29 Maplewood Ave., Everett, was arrested on a felony and a misdemeanor warrant. James McCormick, 26, 29 Maplewood Ave., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Theodore Meserve, 57,...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...

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Obituaries 06-04-2015

June 4, 2015
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Frederick Fitzmeyer Licensed plumber; loved the sea and loved life Frederick R. Fitzmeyer of Winthrop passed away peacefully on May 27 at the age of 70 after a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Fred grew up in Winthrop and after his service in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, he worked in Boston...

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CHS Prom

May 28, 2015
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CHS Prom

Elvin Rivera and Samira Boutios look elegant at last Saturday’s (May 23) Chelsea High School prom at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.

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Large Development Proposed for French Club

May 28, 2015
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Some 60 units of affordable housing are being proposed this week by The Neighborhood Developers in a $13 million five-story building that would occupy the French Naturalization Club at the end of Spencer Street. The property is owned by TND and the City Council earlier this month discontinued the small street that runs between...

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And Then There Were Two:City Manager Finalists Revealed

May 28, 2015
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The City Manager Screening Committee announced that two finalists, former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino and former Portland (ME) City Manager Mark Rees, have been chosen for consideration to be the next Chelsea city manager. In a late Thursday meeting, which started with a short executive session to discuss the departure of two other finalists,...

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Stephen Leon Honored at Memorial Day Exercises

May 28, 2015
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Stephen Leon Honored at Memorial Day Exercises

Monday morning on Broadway Chelsea was a long way from April 2, 2011 for veteran Stephen Leon. While he walked down the main street of his hometown – the grand marshal of the Memorial Day Parade – his thoughts were still keenly aware of that day in Afghanistan when he put his life on...

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