Bosson Park Block Party

July 21, 2017
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Bosson Park Block Party

Sophia Grigorian, 6, was excited to become a Junior Firefighter during The Neighborhood Developers’ annual Bosson Park Block Party on Saturday, July 15, in the Park. Scores of families and friends joined in the effort to activate the park.

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Summer Youth Employment Going Full Speed Ahead

July 21, 2017
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Summer Youth Employment Going Full Speed Ahead

Chelsea Collaborative is happy to announce that 160 out of 480 youth that have applied to work during the summer are placed in jobs and working. However, that currently makes a waiting list of 320. The Collaborative thanks all of the worksites, and funders for making possible the most recent hired of a total...

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Former Chelsea Police Detective, N.H. State Rep Ronald Belanger is Fondly Remembered

July 21, 2017
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Former Chelsea Police Detective, N.H. State Rep Ronald Belanger is Fondly Remembered

By Cary Shuman Friends and former colleagues are paying tribute to Ronald J. Belanger as a dedicated and innovative Chelsea police officer and a popular and revered member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives who served with distinction in Rockingham County for 30 years. Mr. Belanger, who grew up at 17 Spencer Ave....

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Online Petition Growing Quickly to ‘Save Our Tower’

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel More than 600 supporters have signed an online petition at Change.org in less than a week that is aimed at saving the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home water tower. The petition was started last Saturday by Chelsea resident Stephanie McCusker after she read the story in the Chelsea Record about the state planning...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Gets 4 A.M. Liquor License in Budget, Goes to MGC Now

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The push by Wynn Boston Harbor to include a 4 a.m. liquor license for casinos in the State Budget paid off Monday when Gov. Charlie Baker signed off on a Budget that included the special license in an “Outside Area” of the Budget. Local officials responded with some concerns, including Chelsea/Charlestown...

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City,Planners Unveil Initial Ideas for Re-Imagining Broadway

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Consultants for the City unveiled two main concepts on Thursday night, July 13, for the Re-Imagining Broadway planning effort – concepts that consultants from Nelson Nygaard said were informed on several public listening sessions that have taken place since last fall. The two plans focus on the area on Broadway from...

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Chelsea Police to Begin Liquor Establishment Inspections

July 21, 2017
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Chief Brian A. Kyes announced late last week that the Chelsea Police will be conducting unannounced checks on all licensed establishments that sell or serve liquor. These inspections will be conducted throughout 2017 and will include a focus on underage drinking. All licensed establishments must abide by City and state regulations as part of doing...

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Police Briefs 07-20-2017

July 21, 2017
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POLICE HOPE TO RETURN LOST MONEY Chelsea Police are in possession of lost wallet containing cash that was turned into the police station on Sunday afternoon, July 16. The wallet was found near the United States Post Office on July 3. The wallet did not have any identification in it. If you feel that this...

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Obituaries 07-20-2017

July 21, 2017
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Theresa Meads Dearly loved her family and her Middleton parish Theresa M. (Poto) Meads of Middleton, formerly of East Boston and Revere, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 11 after being stricken at her home and taken to Beverly Hospital. Born and raised in East Boston, she was a graduate of Fitton Catholic Central High...

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Chelsea Lunch Initiative

July 17, 2017
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Chelsea Lunch Initiative

The initial Chelsea Lunch initiative kicked off on the City Hall Lawn on Wednesday, July 12, at noon, and was a hit. While rain threatened the event which takes place every week on Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. – it held off and residents and business owners filed to the event. Downtown Coordinator...

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Pet Help

July 17, 2017
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Pet Help

Bella and her owner, Maria Castillo, were keeping it cool while waiting in line for the HubCats and MSPCA Rabies Clinic at Voke Park on June 12. The City, HubCats Chelsea and the MSPCA will team up for another rabies shot clinic at Bosson Park on Sept. 24.

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The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

July 17, 2017
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The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

By Cary Shuman When it comes to Fourth of July parties in Chelsea, Artie Ells in a class by himself. For the past 40 Independence Days, ever since the nation’s bicentennial celebration in 1976, Artie Ells has welcomed hundreds of friends and neighbors to his home on Palmer Street on the holiday. This year...

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Double Murder Defendant Familiar with Apartment Building

July 17, 2017
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A Chelsea man who once worked at the scene of a brutal double homicide in South Boston was ordered held without bail at his Suffolk Superior Court arraignment for the murders of Lina Bolanos and Richard Field on Monday, July 10. Bampumm Teixeira, 30, was indicted June 28 and arraigned Monday on two counts...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 17, 2017
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LITTLE OFFICER Officer Robert Moschella, while doing a detail last week, took a moment to retrieve a plastic police badge from his motor vehicle to give to a little girl who wanted to be a junior officer.   BUSTED ON SCOOTER A Chelsea man with six OUI convictions and a revoked driver’s license was...

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Obituaries 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Robert J. Haas, Jr. Four Time Mayor of Revere Robert J. Haas, Jr. of Revere died most unexpectedly while vacationing at Block Island, R.I. on Sunday July 2. Former Mayor Haas was born in Melrose and raised, educated and lived his entire life in Revere. An alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1963,...

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Blast Off

July 7, 2017
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Blast Off

Chelsea’s Jairo Romero got some wings on this slam dunk attempt last Friday, June 30, at the PORT Park on Marginal Street. Romero and his friends said they enjoy the court and have been playing there almost every weekend since it opened for the season in early June. The court is considered one of...

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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

July 7, 2017
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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

Photos and story by Marianne Salza The Chelsea Public Library hosted Meet Chelsea Police Dogs, the first event of the 2017 ‘Build a Better World’ summer reading program, on June 22. Perky, a 2 ½-year-old Black Labrador Retriever, and her handler, Officer Eddie Noftle, visited the library to teach families about their work in...

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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

July 7, 2017
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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Broadway Hotel – not yet named officially – is making quick work of the vacant site next to the Walgreen’s on Broadway adjacent to the Chelsea/Revere line. The hotel – another new hotel brought by Colwen and the XSS Group – is likely to be even better than the...

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City Will File Another Lawsuit if ‘Sanctuary City’ Legislation Becomes Law

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The United States House of Representatives passed an immigration bill in June that includes harsh penalties for self-declared Sanctuary Cities like Chelsea, and even though it has a long way to go in passing the U.S. Senate to become law, City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he would be ready to go...

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Summer/Fall Roadwork Alerts

July 7, 2017
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The City is in the midst of significant roadway and utility work, which includes paving of roads, sidewalk improvements and related water, sewer and drainage improvements. These are all projects that the City has funded through a combination of Capital Improvement Funds or state Chapter 90 monies. Tudor/Lawrence/Clark/Crescent — This is complete reconstruction of...

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MBTA Adds Additional North Shore Shuttle Service

July 7, 2017
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The MBTA has announced additional bus service for passengers impacted by the construction on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail this summer. This new schedule is the result of collaboration with and feedback from passengers, community leaders and elected officials. Alternate weekend shuttle bus service along the Newburyport/Rockport Lines will make stops at all stations (including...

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Former Councilor Will Not Run in District 7, Cannot Work with Current Council

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Former District 7 City Councillor Clifford Cunningham announced this week that he will no longer be pursuing the seat he once occupied on the Council. In an announcement to the Record on Wednesday morning, Cunningham – who had announced his intentions to run last month – said he has a new...

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Momentum Starting in Remaking Downtown District, Chelsea Lunch to Kick off July 12

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While wholesale infrastructure changes aren’t expected for another couple of years on Broadway, momentum is already building for major change to the downtown Broadway Business District this summer. On Wednesday, June 28, the musician Kali gave a sneak peak on Chelsea City Hall Lawn just what will come with the new...

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MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J Tinlin Resigning

July 7, 2017
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 Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced today that Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin has decided to resign from MassDOT. “From grueling snowstorms to toll demolitions, Tom Tinlin was there to see our highway projects through on time and on budget and he always brought his sense of humor and...

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