Obituaries 11-03-2016

November 4, 2016
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Norman LeClair Retired CPA Norman LeClair of Revere died on October 29. Norman owned and operated a CPA business on Broadway in Chelsea for many years. He and his wife, Josephine enjoyed many years traveling. His true passion was golf, having lived on both the Ipswich Country Club and the Deer Creek Country Club...

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Chel-Yeah Meeting

October 28, 2016
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Chel-Yeah Meeting

CHEL-YEA CHEERS! Molly Foley and Taylor Goodyear of Downeast Cider of Eastie made a special visit to Mystic Brewery for the Chel-Yea meet up group on Thursday, Oct. 20. Both said they love to visit the event and love to support one another.

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Heart and Soul:Building up St Rose Church One Brick at a Time

October 28, 2016
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Heart and Soul:Building up St Rose Church One Brick at a Time

By Seth Daniel After thousands of volunteer hours and lots of hard work, usually coming after a hard day of work, a dedicated group of Vietnamese parishioners at St. Rose Church have created a beautiful new paved plaza on the north side of the church in order to beautify the Parish and the city....

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Former Chelsea Hockey Star Sean O’Driscoll Inducted in to Suffolk University Hall of Fame

October 28, 2016
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Former Chelsea Hockey Star Sean O’Driscoll Inducted in to Suffolk University Hall of Fame

Sean O’Driscoll began his ice hockey career in the Chelsea Youth Hockey program at the Cronin Rink in Revere. He became a standout high school player and a star at Suffolk University, where he finished his career with 73 goals and 102 assists. During his acceptance speech, O’Driscoll thanked his parents, John and Patricia...

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Chelsea Jewish Foundation to Honor Doug Fiebelkor

October 28, 2016
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The Chelsea Jewish Foundation is pleased to present Doug Fiebelkorn, Managing Principal of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP New England, with the 2016 “Mensch of the Year” award on Thursday, November 3. The Foundation presents this distinguished award to a leader who exemplifies the qualities of a true “mensch” — a Yiddish word that describes someone who...

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Making Progress:FBI Building Gets Rave, Though Vague, Reviews from City Officials

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City officials are raving over the new FBI building, just in very uncertain terms. As the new FBI building prepares to change hands from the developer to the federal government in the near future, City officials late last week were able to embark on their own journey into the building that...

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Small Hilton Hotel Looking to Locate on Second Street

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Baywood Hotels and Scott Solombrino have petitioned the Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) for a special permit to allow a 139-room hotel at 200 Second St., the former site of Solombrino’s successful Dav El and Boston Coach limo company – which has since moved to Everett. Neil Patel of Baywood...

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Police Briefs 10-27-2016

October 28, 2016
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TRIAL CONTINUES IN 2013 MURDER Opening statements have concluded this week in the double-murder trial of Maurice Morrison, 31, of Chelsea. He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the May 13, 2013, homicides of Zouaoui Dani-Elkebir, 52, and Karima El-Hakim, 38. The victims were found shot to death in Dani-Elkebir’s livery...

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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...

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Sports 10-27-2016

October 28, 2016
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins on rocky road The Bruins have fallen into a pattern that has a more scary effect than the Halloween night clowns we will likely be seeing in a few days. Battling the injury bug to their goaltending tandem of Tuukka Rask (general soreness) and Anton Khudobin (upper body),...

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Obituaries 10-27-2016

October 28, 2016
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Lillian Darcy Of Revere, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston Lillian (Bomarsi) Darcy of Revere, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 24. A past member of the East Boston Sempre Avanti Lodge Sons of Italy and the Winthrop Emblem Club, she was the beloved wife...

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Public Mural

October 21, 2016
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Public Mural

Graffiti artist,Caleb Neelon, known as SONIK, has painted unique and colorful murals all around the world, and now has put a stamp on the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea too. He is seen here painting the new Tobin Art Wall last weekend.

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Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony

October 21, 2016
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Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony

Cary Clark salutes the American flag during Sunday’s 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration ceremony in Malone Park. The event placed a wreath where a plaque will soon be placed to permanently honor the War veterans. The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home and the State Department of Veterans Services sponsored the commemoration.

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CHS Football

October 21, 2016
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CHS Football

Junior David Bui (7) looks up to the American flag during the National Anthem, praying for a victory. His prayers were answered, as Chelsea defeated Minuteman by a score of 34-8 – the first win of the season.

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Councillor Garcia Chosen for Diplomatic Mission to Taiwan

October 21, 2016
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Councillor Garcia Chosen for Diplomatic Mission to Taiwan

By Seth Daniel Taiwan was not on her mind. Then Councillor Judith Garcia got a phone call from the U.S. State Department, and now she has about a week to prepare to represent the State of Massachusetts on an official U.S. diplomatic mission to Taiwan. “I literally got the phone call out of the...

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Bike Path Considered Under Tobin

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As economic development caters more towards residential developments throughout Greater Boston, inexplicably access to Boston via bicycle has become a strong selling point for many communities like Everett, Cambridge and Somerville. Touting bike paths that connect to the North Shore and to Downtown Boston, those communities have lured new residents by...

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Council Votes in Resolution to Call for Study of Airport Effects on Chelsea

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a unanimously-voted resolution put forth by Councillor Roy Avellaneda on Monday night, the Chelsea City Council called on the city manager and elected officials to put pressure on MassPort to remedy the airport noise and increasing flights over the city that will come with the new Terminal E project that...

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Police Briefs 10-20-2016

October 21, 2016
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Monday, 10/3 Angel Vargas, 44, 58 Bellingham St., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing. Tuesday, 10/4 David Thomas, 46, Homeless Boston, was arrested for warrants. Wednesday, 10/5 Tito Ebanks Lopez, 27, 66 Shawmut St., Chelsea, was arrested for warrants, possessing firearm without FID card, possession ammunition without FID card. Michael Nichols, 61, 65 Gerrish Ave.,...

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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...

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Sports 10-20-2016

October 21, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS football team explodes for 34-6 win The Chelsea High football team earned its first victory of the season in spectacular fashion last Friday evening, defeating Minuteman Regional, 34-6. The Red Devils seized the initiative from the outset and never looked back, as Chelsea took the opening kickoff and drove 65 yards in just...

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Obituaries 10-20-2016

October 21, 2016
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Leona Fothergill Wife of late Chelsea Fire Chief and mother of retired Chelsea Fire Chief Leona W. (Holland) Fothergill, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away on Sunday evening, October 16 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea surrounded by her loving family. She was 90 years old. Born and raised in...

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Jack and Mary Frangiamone Celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary

October 14, 2016
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Jack and Mary Frangiamone Celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary

Longtime Chelsea residents Jack Frangiamone and Mary Frangiamone (front row) celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary at a party hosted by their family at DeMaino’s Restaurant. The guests of honor are pictured with members of their proud family (back row, from left) Donna Frangiamone Katzman, Nora Katzman, Katie Katzman, Elliot Katzman, Diane Frangiamone Butera, Michelle...

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Rylee Sostre Takes a Break from Fighting Cancer to Fight Fires

October 14, 2016
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Rylee Sostre Takes a Break from Fighting Cancer to Fight Fires

By Seth Daniel Third grader Rylee Sostre has been busy since January fighting a potent form of brain cancer, but last Thursday, Oct. 6, he turned his attention to fighting fires with the Chelsea Fire Department (CFD). Around 1 p.m. on Thursday, one day after receiving chemotherapy at the hospital, a bright, shining Engine...

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No to Question 4:State Superintendents Association Comes Out Against Marijuana Question

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), under the leadership of Chelsea Supt. Mary Bourque, has come out against the Question 4 statewide ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana for recreational use. Bourque told the Record that MASS has issued a position statement that if firmly against the question, saying that...

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