Remember Those in Need

December 23, 2016
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Although the holiday season for most of us will be filled with fun and joy, it is incumbent upon all of us who are fortunate to be doing well in our lives to remember that there are many among us, our neighbors and fellow citizens, for whom this holiday season is neither joyous nor...

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Enjoy A Happy — and Safe — Holiday Weekend

December 23, 2016
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By a coincidence of the calendar, both Chanukah and Christmas arrive this weekend, and we wish to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers of the Jewish and Christian faiths (and those of no faith at all) a happy and joyous holiday weekend. The eight-day Festival of Lights gets underway after sundown...

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Sports 12-22-2016

December 23, 2016
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins giving gifts early Christmas is the time for giving, and the Bruins did just that on Tuesday night versus the struggling Islanders, who were winless in their last five (0-4-1) coming to the Garden. It started early as the Islanders capitalized twice within the first 5:40 of the...

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Obituaries 12-22-2016

December 23, 2016
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John ‘Skip’ Wronski Polaroid retiree John V. “Skip” Wronski passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, November 26, at the William Child Hospice facility in Palm Bay Florida. He was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was one of three children of the late William and Mary Wronski. John graduated...

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Santa on Salt

December 16, 2016
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Santa on Salt

Santa Claus and his reindeer appeared to be taking off into the sun on a recent morning near the Eastern Salt facility, where the old Santa and his sleigh feature has been placed at the crest of the pile. Meanwhile, City crews have been targeting new areas to decorate for the holidays.

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Holiday Gathering

December 16, 2016
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Holiday Gathering

Chelsea Girl Scout Chloe Bourgea singing Christmas carols during the annual Governor Bellingham-Cary House’s annual Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec. 10. Visitors toured the home and sang Christmas carols while sampling the excellent dessert table.

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Action Plan:GreenRoots, La Communidad, NOAH Unite to Challenge ExxonMobile

December 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Three local environmental organizations and one statewide organization partnered last Thursday morning to challenge the ExxonMobile terminal in Everett to think about an action plan for natural disasters caused by what they termed climate change complications. The action was a surprise to those working at the terminal’s office on Beacham Street,...

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Manager Requests Graffiti Team to Target City Hot Spots

December 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City Manager Tom Ambrosino is hoping the Chelsea City Council will approve a $170,000 expenditure to establish a dedicated Public Works Graffiti team to seek out graffiti and remove it promptly. “I have asked the Council for a dedicated graffiti removal team that would have two employees,” he said. “I was...

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Gov Nominates James E. Byrne to the Chelsea District Court

December 16, 2016
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Gov. Charlie Baker has nominated James E. Byrne, a Dorchester attorney with extensive experience in the court room and a former Boston city councillor, to serve as a judge in the Chelsea District Court. “James Byrne is a distinguished and dedicated attorney with many years of public service, including as a Boston City Councilor,...

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DPW Director Leaves Post Again, for State Job

December 16, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Joe Foti, former Department of Public Works (DPW) director, has left his position once again, this time for a top job at the state Department of Transportation (DOT). “We’re disappointed, but we are now in the process of looking for a new director,” said City Manager Tom Ambrosino. “Bert Taverna of...

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Chelsea Man,Spelling Bee Bandit Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies

December 16, 2016
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A Chelsea man, dubbed the “Spelling Bee Bandit,” was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with four bank robberies in the Greater Boston area. Jason S. Englen, 34, was charged with the robberies of: TD Bank in Arlington on Oct. 31, 2016; TD Bank in Reading on Nov. 5, 2016; Salem Five in Burlington...

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Police Briefs 12-15-2016

December 16, 2016
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Monday, 12/5 Rosa Gudiel, 47, 45 Addison St., Chelsea, was arrested for red light violation, warrant and operating motor vehicle with a suspended/revoked license. Elvis Justiniano, 22, 58 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested for possessing Class D drug. Tuesday, 12/6 Jose Tejada, 59, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested for drinking/possessing open alcoholic beverage in public....

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Chelsea Schools are Embracing Creative Ways to Keep Students Healthy

December 16, 2016
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By Jennifer Kelly, Healthy Chelsea In an op-ed on December 2, Kenneth Thorpe discussed how schools have a unique opportunity to address the obesity crisis. Healthy Chelsea, a community health coalition, and Chelsea Public Schools could not agree more. Together, we have been working toward this goal for more than five years, and seeing...

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Letter to the Editor

December 16, 2016
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Once again a huge success St. Agrippina’s membership held its 22nd annual Christmas Program for North End children on Sunday December 11th. The program once again, was a huge success!  Santa Claus arrived at St. Agrippina’s Chapel with plenty of toys for all the good boys and girls.  There were many families anxiously waiting...

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A System That Needs To be Addressed

December 16, 2016
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That was certainly an eye-opening story in the Boston Globe last week about raising the minimum wage to $15 and the effect it will have on Mass. residents and small businesses. The most startling quote to us was from a single parent who said she would be better off making $18 an hour than...

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The Most Wonderful Time of Year

December 16, 2016
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As Andy Williams once crooned, “This is the most wonderful time of the year,” and the festiveness of the Christmas season is something to enjoy every December. The wonderful holiday light displays that adorn homes are a sight to behold. The annual visit by Santa, accompanied by the Winthrop Fire Department, on Christmas Eve...

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Sports 12-15-2016

December 16, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS boys basketball wins season-opener The Chelsea High boys basketball team gave their new head coach, Judah Jackson, an early Christmas present, gift-wrapping a 55-41 victory at Minuteman Regional  Tuesday evening in their season-opener. After trailing 20-18 at the intermission, the Red Devils came out on fire to start the second half....

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Obituaries 12-15-2016

December 16, 2016
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James Cunniff Customer service retiree, always a happy and friendly James M. Cunniff of Chelsea died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Wednesday morning,  December 7 at the age of 62. Always a happy and friendly person, for over 30 years, until his retirement, he worked in customer service, first at Bradlee’s and after...

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Chelsea Fire Dept Toy Drive

December 9, 2016
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Chelsea Fire Dept Toy Drive

The Chelsea Fire Department is in the midst of its annual toy drive to help less fortunate families in the area during this holiday season. “After doing some research we found that 400 to 800 children in the city of Chelsea are provided Christmas gifts through the Toys for Tots program each year,” said...

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CHS Class of 1976 Holds Reunion

December 9, 2016
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CHS Class of 1976 Holds Reunion

Diane Frangiamone Butera, one of the most outstanding reunion committee chairpersons of all time, and Sharon Faletra LaRosa, a diligent reunion committee member, are pictured at the Chelsea High School Class of 1976 40th Reunion at Teresa’s in North Reading.

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Chelsea Tree Lighting

December 9, 2016
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Chelsea Tree Lighting

With Santa Claus and Sen. Sal DiDomenico’s help, the City’s Christmas tree lights were turned on Tuesday evening in Chelsea Square, as scores of residents turned out to celebrate the season, drink hot chocolate and listen to music sung by a choir – the Chelsea Community Choir.

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Chelsea Fire, Surrounding Cities in the Thick of Cambridge Blaze

December 9, 2016
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Chelsea Fire, Surrounding Cities in the Thick of Cambridge Blaze

By Seth Daniel When the beginnings of a 10-alarm fire erupted quite suddenly in East Cambridge on Saturday afternoon, firefighters in Everett, Revere and Chelsea knew that their services would likely be needed sooner rather than later. Chelsea Fire responded about the same time as Everett, taking its specialized Tower 1 and Engine 2....

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Chelsea Council,Police Look to Reduce Default Speed Limit

December 9, 2016
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By Seth Daniel It appears 30 is just too fast. City Councillors, led by Councillor Judith Garcia’s committee, and Police Chief Brian Kyes are looking to push the default speed limit on Chelsea streets down from 30 mph to 25 mph. Though it is a slight difference, the density of the city would make...

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Collaborative to Sponsor ‘Las Posadas’ Event Through Streets of Chelsea

December 9, 2016
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Tipping their hat to the beloved Latin American tradition of ‘Las Pasadas,’ the Chelsea Collaborative will sponsor an event on Dec. 20 from 4-7 p.m. where participants will march and sing through the streets in solidarity with all immigrants and refugees. Las Pasadas is a tradition that recreates the Biblical story of Mary and...

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