Da Conley Welcomes First Facility Dog to Office

September 29, 2014
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Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley’s latest hire is only two years old and doesn’t talk much, but he’s bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and already working like a dog. His name is Indy, and he’s the first facility dog assigned to a Massachusetts prosecutor’s office – or any government agency in New England. The specially-trained golden...

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Sports 09-25-2014

September 29, 2014
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Red Devils host Esssex Tech Friday The Chelsea High football team will seek to get on the winning track this week when the Red Devils host Essex Tech for a Friday Night Lights encounter at Chelsea Stadium tomorrow evening. Kick-off time is 7:00. The Red Devils fell to 0-2 on the season with a...

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Obituaries 09-25-2014

September 29, 2014
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James DeFelice Retired Astrophysicist at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge; Active Volunteer James C. DeFelice of Chelsea a kind and unassuming gentleman who put his family, church and work first and who celebrated his 85th birthday in April, passed away suddenly on Saturday afternoon at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, shortly after admittance...

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MGC Awards Area Casino License to Wynn Resorts

September 20, 2014
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It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. In doing so, it also steered millions of dollars in mitigation away from Chelsea, leaving an arbitrated agreement with Wynn...

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ALS Walk Planned for September 28

September 20, 2014
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Last week, KISS 108’s Matt Siegel kicked off the 6th annual ALS & MS Walk for Living, which will be held Sept. 28 at the Leonard Florence Center on Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea. The Center features the first specialized ALS and MS residences in the country, enabling the residents to live active and independent...

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Chelsea next Stop on Silver Line: $33m Project Was Approved by MassDOT Directors

September 20, 2014
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The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Board voted Wednesday to award the Silver Line Gateway project contract to McCourt Construction Company. The contract is worth $33,752,196. The contract award marks another significant step on the road to getting the Silver Line expanded from East Boston to Chelsea, where it will travel in a dedicated...

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Smart911 is Now Available to Residents

September 20, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash announced today that Smart911 is now available to all residents.  Smart911 is a free service that allows people to create a Safety Profile for their household that can include any information they may want 9-1-1 telecommunicators and first responders to have in the event of an emergency.  When it is...

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Leaders Disappointed in Decision for Chelsea

September 20, 2014
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It was a $27 million decision that didn’t swing Chelsea’s way when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose Wynn Resorts in Everett over Mohegan Sun in Revere on Tuesday. And the sentiment in Chelsea due to that loss is one of unilateral disappointment. City Manager Jay Ash said going with Wynn is disappointing to...

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Schedules for High Holidays at Temple Are Listed

September 20, 2014
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Rabbi and Cantor Oksana Chapman and the congregation at Temple Emmanuel Chelsea warmly welcome everyone, especially Chelsea’s newest residents, to join them for the upcoming High Holidays season.  Temple Emmanuel is a fully active and majestic synagogue located in Cary Square which opened in 1929 and follows the Jewish tradition in a modern and...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 20, 2014
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We wish the members of the Jewish community in Chelsea a happy and healthy New Year (Rosh Hashanah) as they begin the celebration of the Year 5775 at sundown next Wednesday, leading  to the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) that begins at sundown on October 3. Chelsea used to be home to thousands of...

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Retired Horses from Suffolk Downs Give Inmates a New Skill and Career

September 20, 2014
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An innovative program that uses retired horses from Suffolk Downs to develop career and transition skills for inmates at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility has received a major gift from three local charitable foundations. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), which launched the Second Chances program at Plymouth County Sheriff’s Farm in 2009 with the...

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Obituaries 09-18-2014

September 20, 2014
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Maureen Rita Coveney Active in church ministries Maureen Rita (Hosty) Coveney passed away at home Wednesday afternoon, September 10 surrounded by her loving family. She was 71 years old. A lifelong resident of Everett, the daughter of the late Paul T. and Alice M. (Doyle) Hosty, Maureen was a 1957 graduate of the Our...

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Walnut Street Synagogue Announces Schedule for High Holidays

September 11, 2014
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Please join Rabbi Mosher Liberow and the congregation at the Walnut Street Synagogue, 154 Walnut St., Chelsea, for the High Holidays’ services. No reservation is necessary. Following is the schedule: Weds., Sept 24 Candle Lighting at 6:21 p.m. Evening Service at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 Morning Service at 9 a.m. Rabbi Sermon followed...

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Police briefs 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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SCHOOL IS GETTING EXPENSIVE The Chelsea City Council got an update on the Clark Avenue School project Monday night at its Council meeting, and the costs to the City aren’t getting any smaller. While the City does get a large portion of the costs funded through the state’s School Building Authority (MSBA), the portion...

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Please Support Taste of Chelsea On Monday Sept 15

September 11, 2014
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We hope that Chelsea residents will support the Taste of Chelsea event, which is HarborCov’s signature fundraiser of the year. The event is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m., at 99 Marginal St. in Chelsea. The event is co-hosted by the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, who has helped raise funds...

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Heart Healthy Workshop Set for September 17

September 11, 2014
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Boston Medical Center are pleased to present “Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Get Older,”  a free workshop for all community members.  The session will be held on Wednesday, September 17th from noon to 1:15pm on the 4th floor of the Health Center’s 20 Maverick Square Building. ...

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Herald Backs Mohegan, Globe Endorses Wynn Project

September 11, 2014
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Just a few weeks after the Boston Herald endorsed the Mohegan Sun project, the Boston Globe surprised everyone with a comprehensive endorsement of the Wynn casino project in its edition on Sunday, Sept. 9. “…a rival plan in Everett looks much more in keeping with the law’s intent,” read the editorial. “If commissioners are...

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Obituaries 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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David Terenzi 30 Year General Electric Employee David Terenzi of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died September 2. David graduated from East Boston High School in 1974 and then enlisted in the United States Air Force. After an honorable discharge, David attended East Coast Aero Tech then went on to work at General Electric...

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Chelsea Police Looking Into Brazen Daylight Stabbing Of 14-year-old

September 11, 2014
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Chelsea Police are following several leads and interviewing witnesses regarding a brazen and brutal stabbing on Blossom Street Monday afternoon by multiple attackers. Capt. Keith Houghton said the 14-year-old is a student at Chelsea High School (CHS), but was not at school on the day of the attack. Supt. Mary Bourque confirmed that the...

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Rep.Ryan Cruises To Victory Over Avellaneda

September 11, 2014
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Back in March, State Rep. Dan Ryan easily toppled the competition during a special election for the  Second Suffolk District State Representative seat and Tuesday night was no different for the Charlestown native and incumbent. Though Avellaneda bested Ryan in Chelsea by several hundred votes, Ryan’s strong showing and the larger voting block in...

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Ascher Appointed Honorary Chair Of ‘Walk for Living’

September 11, 2014
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In a time when school and community face challenges in connecting, Chelsea High School (CHS) and the Chelsea Jewish Foundation have had no problems in bridging the gap and creating a strong partnership. This month, Sept. 28, the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCL) on Admiral’s Hill will host it’s annual ALS & MS...

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Councillor Hatleberg Will Not Seek Re-Election

September 11, 2014
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Long-time Councillor at-Large Brian Hatleberg reported this week that he will not seek another term on the Council next year. Citing family obligations, Hatleberg said he was just being pulled in too many directions and had to make a decision to give something up. “I’m tapped out and I am not going to be...

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Will It Be Revere or Everett?

September 11, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and major players from both the Everett and Revere casino bids packed into the South Boston Convention Center on Monday morning to begin what many have been waiting years to find out – who will get the Greater Boston casino license. Those who are wishing to get that question...

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Primary Showdown

September 4, 2014
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On Tuesday, Sept. 9 incumbent State Representative Dan Ryan, of Charlestown will square off against challenger Roy Avellaneda, of Chelsea, for the Second Suffolk House District, which covers Charlestown and Chelsea. This week the Independent Newspaper Group submitted a   questionaire  to both candidates on some of the major issues facing the neighborhood. Here...

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