Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...

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Bruins Trying to Get Back on Track

March 10, 2017
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by Bob Morello As the roller coaster ride of emotions continues, following the Boston Bruins’ loss on Monday to the Ottawa Senators in the fight for second spot in the Atlantic Division, the team will get right back on the horse, led by coach Bruce “Butch” Cassidy. There will not be any look backs...

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Obituaries 03-09-2017

March 10, 2017
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Evelyn Goff New England Telephone Co. retiree, one of the original “Chelsea Girls” Evelyn R. Goff, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness on January 11 at the age of 97. She was raised in Chelsea, attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea High School...

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Sojourner Truth at the Chelsea Public Library

March 3, 2017
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Sojourner Truth at the Chelsea Public Library

Photos and story by Marianne Salza In a deep and profound tone, Kathryn Woods, as Sojourner Truth, sang “Amazing Grace” as she ambled through rows of listeners, shaking hands. Woods performed an historical re-enactment of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, originally delivered at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in 1851. Organized by...

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Family,Friends Pay Memorial Tribute to Longtime Resident Helen Feinberg

March 3, 2017
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Family,Friends Pay Memorial Tribute to Longtime Resident Helen Feinberg

By Cary Shuman Many family friends and neighbors came to Crown Point in Swampscott to pay their respects to longtime Chelsea resident Helen Feinberg, who died on Feb. 21. She was 92. Stuart Feinberg joined his brothers, Richard and Ralph Feinberg, at the impressive memorial tribute to their mother, who with her husband, the...

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Mystic Brewery Finds Reason to Celebrate in Milestone Batch of Marquee Product

March 3, 2017
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Mystic Brewery Finds Reason to Celebrate in Milestone Batch of Marquee Product

By Seth Daniel It all started with the Saison Renaud. The obscure style of beer popular in Belgium and northern France grew on Mystic Brewery founder Bryan Greenhagen while on his honeymoon, and in return it has grown on the ever-increasing customer base at Mystic, and this month the brewery is celebrating a milestone...

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Attorney General’s Office Reviewing Complaint on Sale of Old YMCA Building

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Attorney General’s Office confirmed that a complaint has been filed by one of the unsuccessful bidders on the Chelsea Community Center (CCC) building (old YMCA) on Shurtleff Street, and they are reviewing that complaint. Emily Snyder of the Attorney General’s Office said the complaint from East Coast 3 Realty Trust,...

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Local Communities Receive Shannon Grant Funding from Metro Mayors

March 3, 2017
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The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced the release of $5.7 million in competitive grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts who, with their local community partners, will use the funding to combat gang violence and support local at-risk youth. Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop will receive a collective $335,735 under the...

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MAPC:If You Build It, Traffic Will Come:Parking Study Reveals That About 25 Percent of Spaces Go Unused in Residential Apartment Buildings

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It took a little nighttime surveillance work and the poring over of a lot of data, but a new study from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) of five communities – including Everett and Chelsea – showed that nearly 25 percent of parking space in apartment buildings are not being used....

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Police Briefs 03-02-2017

March 3, 2017
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Thursday, 2/16 Katelyn Ferguson, 29, 86 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Jesus Palacios Leiva, 23, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Friday, 2/17 Leonardo Escobar, 44, 92 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering for misdemeanor. Matthew Graves, 25, 4 Parkway Ct., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery...

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Veterinarians:Warriors in the Battle Against Disease

March 3, 2017
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By Dr. Arve Lee Willingham Don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet. Even though the World Health Organization recently declared that the Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, other diseases are growing more threatening each day. Consider leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted through infected animal urine that claimed dozens of...

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Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2017
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New options for consumers To the Editor, The sharing economy is changing the way the world does business, delivering new options for consumers and extra income for service providers like those who occasionally rent out space in their home on a short-term basis. That’s a good thing. But as these new technologies continue to...

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Thank You, Gov Baker

March 3, 2017
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The announcement this week by Governor Charlie Baker and Lieut. Gov. Karyn Polito of the release of $335,735 (out of a total of $5.7 million to cities and towns across the state) in competitive grants to Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop for use in targeting gang violence comes as welcome...

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Bruins Showing Signs of Confidence

March 3, 2017
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Since Bruce “Butch” Cassidy was handed the reins on February 7, the Bruins have played eight games, under his watch, winning seven and picking up 14 points in the process. His first day on practice ice he outlined his plan to his players: “I like to push the tempo more in practice because that’s...

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Obituaries 03-02-2017

March 3, 2017
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Barbara Brown Swankowski Family was her love Barbara A. (Gigliotti) Brown Swankowski passed away on February 25 after a short period of declining health.  She has been receiving supportive care as a resident at Eastpointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea for the past four years.  She was 77 years old.  Born and raised in...

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Coffee with A Cop

February 28, 2017
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Coffee with A Cop

Chief Brian Kyes was interviewed by media outlets on Tuesday morning’s Coffee with a Cop event, where he and other officers stated that Chelsea Police are here for the residents and not a part of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Many in the community have been thrown into a state of uncertainty as the...

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Closed:More than 41 Businesses Shuttered for ‘Day Without an Immigrant’

February 28, 2017
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Closed:More than 41 Businesses Shuttered for ‘Day Without an Immigrant’

By Seth Daniel Broadway is known for its foot traffic in the business district. But last Thursday, Feb. 16, it was a ghost town. Grates were pulled down all day long on businesses that normally thrive during the morning and afternoon hours. Restaurants had signs proclaiming ‘Cerrado,’ where normally they would have a welcome...

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Generation Shift:Teammates Kyes and Moschella Continue Family’s Love of Hockey

February 28, 2017
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Generation Shift:Teammates Kyes and Moschella Continue Family’s Love of Hockey

By Cary Shuman There was a golden time in Chelsea Youth Hockey when the Moschella, Kyes, and Quatieri families were the standard bearers for the excellence of a program that once had 200 players participating each week at the Cronin M.D.C. Rink in Revere. Many of the CYH players would continue their careers at...

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Non-Attendance:More than 2,000 Students Absent from School on ‘Day Without an Immigrant’

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On Wednesday, one day before last Thursday’s (Feb. 16) ‘Day Without an Immigrant’ protest, a fifth grader came up to his principal at one of the elementary schools. With a confused look, the little boy asked his trusted principal if the schools on Thursday would be for everyone, or just for...

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Chelsea Man Arrested for Murder of Everett Man

February 28, 2017
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An Everett man, the victim of a brutal baseball bat beating earlier this month in Chelsea, has died of his injuries and his alleged assailant was apprehended in Ohio on murder charges Feb. 15. Melvin Cortes, 32, of Everett, was murdered, authorities said, when he was beaten by a man wielding a baseball bat...

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Citizen Schools to Expand Focus on Applied Science Apprenticeships for Students

February 28, 2017
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Citizen Schools, a national leader in providing project-based apprenticeship learning for middle school students in high-need, public school districts, announced, with support from Dell, its plan to expand its focus on applied science apprenticeships for students across the country. Dell joins AmeriCorps, Biogen Foundation, Cisco and Fidelity as a National Leadership Partner, Citizen Schools’...

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Dance Performance Touching on Racism to Play at Emerson, Other Cities

February 28, 2017
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Chelsea residents Anna Myer and Jay Paris announced this week that they will show their dance performance in Boston next month, and have received a national grant to take the thought-provoking show on the road to Baltimore and New York City. ‘Invisible:  Imprints of Racism’ will show for four dates at the Semel Theatre...

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ABC Home Healthcare Team Receives Alzheimer’s Supportive Home Care Training

February 28, 2017
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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.  Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today according to the Alzheimer’s Association. In the Home Healthcare field, agencies like ABC Home Healthcare Professionals providing care for people with Alzheimer’s require their Home Health Aides undergo specialized training in...

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Senator DiDomenico’s Annual St Patrick’s Day Roast is Set for March 3

February 28, 2017
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico will once again be hosting the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus Hall in Charlestown. This event has become the official kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day season. In addition to a traditional Irish dinner, the...

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