‘Suit and Tie’ Strip Club Submits Application For King Arthur’s Site

May 7, 2015
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The License Commission made an initial reading of an application for a new nude dancing club put in on Monday for the old King Arthur’s site – moving the submission to a public hearing for either May or June. The new entity will be called the Phantom Club and is operated by a newly...

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Chelsea Clock Company Making Move to Second St. After 117 Years on Everett Ave.

May 7, 2015
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Chelsea Clock Company Making Move to Second St. After 117 Years on Everett Ave.

For the first time in 117 years, when the phone rings at the Chelsea Clock factory, the person on the other end of the line won’t be on Everett Avenue. Starting on Monday, the company will be mostly moved out of its 117-year-old headquarters and into a newly renovated older industrial building on 2nd...

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Chelsea Jewish Foundation Announces $1 Million Donation from Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick

May 7, 2015
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When Chelsea native Jeff Brudnick wanted to give back to his community, he looked no further than just a few blocks away from his Everett Avenue insurance office to Admiral’s Hill and the Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF). The CJF has received a $1 million gift from Jeff and Susan Brudnick to kick off its...

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Police Briefs 05-07-2015

May 7, 2015
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4/19 Brian Belew, 30, 44 Avery St., Ipswich, was arrested for shoplifting. 4/20 Katelyn Ferguson, 27, 86 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Edin MAteo-Lopez, 22, 374 Geneva Ave., Dorchester, was arrested for assault and battery, disorderly conduct. 4/21 Sergio Guerrero-Jaramillo, 23,  744 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed,...

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Obituaries 05-07-2015

May 7, 2015
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Lillian Hanlon Retired Chelsea School cafeteria worker, class treasurer who was voted most popular girl in Chelsea High School, Class of 1945 Lillian (Hahsey) Hanlon, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away early Sunday morning, May 3 at Massachusetts General Hospital, just a few days after being admitted from home. She was 88 years old....

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Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party

May 6, 2015
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Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party

Nevaeh Etienne, 2, with ‘Frozen’ Princess Elsa, and Elianni Monge, during last weekend’s rescheduled Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party at the Cronin Rink. The new event by the Kiwanis was to raise funds for the Eliminate Project, which helps to end maternal neonatal tetanus.

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Arbor Day in Chelsea

May 6, 2015
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Arbor Day in Chelsea

DCR workers (left to right) Eber Rivera, Jean Valentin and James Kane hoist a tree into its new home on Arbor Day last Friday, April 24. Several state and local officials – including state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton – converged upon the Burke School Complex to continue the tree planting...

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Police Briefs 04-30-2015

May 6, 2015
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POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING On Sunday, April 26, at 8:57 PM, Chelsea officers were dispatched to the rear of 855 Broadway for a report of a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival Officers observed a male victim sitting on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the right thigh. The victim was...

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Da Dan Conley’s Tournament a Great Event

May 6, 2015
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We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...

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Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 6, 2015
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 Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...

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Sports 04-30-2015

May 6, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS girls track team knocks off NDA   The Chelsea High girls track team earned one of the biggest wins in the program’s history with a 70-65 triumph at Notre Dame Academy of Tyngsboro Tuesday afternoon, marking the first victory for Chelsea over an NDA team since the latter joined the Commonwealth...

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Obituaries 04-30-2015

May 6, 2015
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John ‘Jack’ Halas US Postal Service retiree; Member of Dominic Savio Athletic Hall of Fame; active coach for Chelsea youth and high school leagues John M. “Jack” Halas of Chelmsford, formerly of Chelsea, passed away unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston late Friday evening, April 17 from complications from a stroke he suffered...

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Ready With Brooms and Shovels to Get Chelsea Clean on Saturday

May 6, 2015
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It’s no secret that the melting snow – while a relief – has unveiled a litany of litter throughout the streets of Chelsea, and this weekend, residents, elected officials and City workers will fan out across the city to put all that trash where it belongs – in the can. “We’ve got a dozen...

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Council Seeks to Reform OT in Fire Dept.

May 6, 2015
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City Councillors may often be at odds on certain issues, but Monday night every councillor was on board with an official call to Acting Fire Chief Robert Houghton to come up with a plan to fix the broken fire overtime budget. The call came just two weeks after the Council learned in a subcommittee...

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Closure of Problem Bar Seen as Victory for Residents, More May Come Next Week

May 6, 2015
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After a marathon four-hour hearing, residents and Chelsea Police are hailing the decision of the License Commission on Tuesday night to pull the liquor and entertainment licenses at Las Palmas Restaurant and Lounge, 44 Central Ave., as a victory for quality of life. “There were a lot of factors in the Board’s decision on...

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Secretary Sudders at Chamber Breakfast

April 23, 2015
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Secretary Sudders at Chamber Breakfast

State Secretary for Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders (center in photo) was the guest speaker at the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Spring Breakfast Wednesday at the Wyndham Hotel. Pictured at the breakfast, from left, are State Secretary for Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Saritin Rizzuto, Secretary Marylou Sudders, Executive Officer of Community...

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Home Health Aide from Senior Living on Bellingham Hill wins “Aide of the Year” Award

April 23, 2015
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Home Health Aide from Senior Living on Bellingham Hill wins “Aide of the Year” Award

Judith Clervil, of Residential Support Services, Inc. (RSSI) of Newton, was chosen as “Aide of the Year” by the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts.  (RSSI is a division of MHPI, which owns and manages Senior Living on Bellingham Hill, in Chelsea.) Clervil has been a certified home health aide with RSSI for eight years. ...

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Kayem Food Recalls: Sausage Possibly Contaminated

April 23, 2015
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Kayem Foods, of Chelsea, is recalling approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week. The chicken sausage products were produced on various dates in March 2015. The following products are subject...

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Detours and Developments A Summer of Construction Grants Have Laid the Framework (And the Streetscapes) for Development:Second in a Series on Developments That Will Take Shape This Summer and Transform Areas of the City

April 23, 2015
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It seems as if the City needs only to put in an application in order to receive the highly-competitive and coveted state MassWorks grant. As the City announces this week that it has received its fourth MassWorks grant – by far the most lucrative so far at $6 million – it continues to wrap...

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Casino Notebook: Wynn Moves Forward With Environmental Certificate Application

April 23, 2015
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Making its first real statement since being charged with continuing the environmental permitting process, Wynn Resorts said on Monday that it has started work on its Second Supplemental Final Environmental Notification Form (SSFEIR) and has officially put a piece of Everett MBTA land in escrow. The first step in continuing the grueling process for...

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Police Briefs 04-23-2015

April 23, 2015
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STABBING ON BROADWAY Police are investigating the stabbing of one person on Saturday night at 763 Broadway. The victim was taken by ambulance for treatment, but was expected to survive. ARRESTS AT EL CORRAL Chelsea Police rounded up two men at the El Corral Bar last Tuesday, April 14, around 1:15 a.m. for allegedly...

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Letter to the Editor

April 23, 2015
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Dear Editor:  Although for some it may have faded from memory, in 2014, we lost a Chelsea resident to dangerous work when Debra Sarno was killed while working as a taxi driver. Unsafe jobs claims far too many working people every year and is a heartbreaking reminder that Chelsea workers and countless others around...

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An Earth Day Appreciation of Our Partners

April 23, 2015
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 Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day celebration – a day that many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement. More than 20 million people participated in that 1970 celebration and those efforts eventually lead to the formation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean...

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Sports 04-23-2015

April 23, 2015
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CHS Roundup Boys track team beats two rivals The Chelsea High boys track team turned in one of the most impressive performances by a Red Devil track squad in many years with a double-victory over Commonwealth Athletic Conference rivals Greater Lawrence and Shawsheen Tech in a tri-meet held last Tuesday at Chelsea Stadium. The outcome of the meet...

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