Police Briefs 05-28-2015

May 28, 2015
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ARSON INVESTIGATION ON NORMANDY ROAD Last Thursday evening, Chelsea 911 received several calls for a reported fire at 22 Normandy Rd. Upon arrival Chelsea Engine 1, under the command of Capt. Thompson, reported smoke showing from the first floor and located a fire in the kitchen. Firefighters immediately stretched a line into the building...

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Sports 05-28-2015

May 28, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS girls second at CAC meet; Cabral named CAC track MVP The Chelsea High girls outdoor track team, which finished in first place in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference with an undefeated dual meet season, took second place in the CAC league meet Saturday. “We were missing two of our key point-getters from this season,...

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Obituaries 05-28-2015

May 28, 2015
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Raymond Chipman, III Diehard Boston Sports Fan Raymond R. Chipman, III of Chelsea died on May 15. A diehard Boston Sports fan and former supervisor at Restaurant Depot, Raymond passed away at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the devoted son of Linda (Urbaczewski) Chipman of Chelsea; beloved brother of Rae...

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Quigley Park Opening Soon

May 21, 2015
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Quigley Park Opening Soon

With a new, much more open design, Quigley Park is scheduled to be re-opened late this week or early next week. City officials began work on the park last summer and fall utilizing a state grant from the ‘Our Common Backyards’ program. The goal is to have the park ready for the summer months. The...

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Girl Scout Parade,Memorial Day Ceremonies Step Off Mon. Morning

May 21, 2015
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The annual Chelsea Girl Scout Parade and Memorial Day Exercises will take place in that order for the fourth straight year, with even more scouts and organizations expected to march in the parade – which is meant to honor veterans and enhance the official exercises at City Hall. The parade will began around 8:15...

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License Suspended:Commission Rolls Back Hours of Plaza Mexico

May 21, 2015
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After some nine hours or more of deliberations, testimony and video evidence presented over the course of two meetings this month, the Chelsea License Commission voted Tuesday night to suspend the liquor license of Plaza Mexico and roll back the restaurant’s hours – stopping short of shutting the establishment down as many believed might...

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Bridge to Close on May 26, CFD Not On Board

May 21, 2015
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As a major announcement comes this week about the full closure of the Washington Avenue Bridge on May 26, the Chelsea Fire Department (CFD) said it was very unhappy with the way planning has gone for the closure – with the public’s safety being potentially compromised, a spokesman said. Interim City Manager Ned Keefe...

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Salvation Army Week Kicked Off with Awards Luncheon Monday

May 21, 2015
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Salvation Army Week Kicked Off with Awards Luncheon Monday

Gilberto Rivera had been hopeless, homeless and suicidal before he met the Salvation Army. Standing in front of a room full of Chelsea officials, business leaders and supporters of the Chelsea/Eastie Salvation Army branch on Monday at noon, Rivera told about how he has been steadied and his ship re-righted for the past year...

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Detours and Developments A Summer of Construction Highland Greenway: Connecting from One Side of the Hill to the Other Third in a Series on Developments That Will Take Shape This Summer and Transform Areas of the City

May 21, 2015
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As the new Silver Line Station soon begins to take shape in the Box District at the northern end of Highland Street later this year or early next year, City officials predict a daily exodus of workers and commuters coming down the street and to the station. Such a walk, right now, is no...

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Police Briefs 05-21-2015

May 21, 2015
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POLICE INVESTIGATE STABBING AT PARK Chelsea Detectives are investigating a daylight stabbing that occurred on May 12 at Highland Park at 7:33 p.m. Officers responded to call for a fight involving several males inside the park.  Upon arrival, first responding  observed a 33-year-old victim from Chelsea who received multiple stab wounds lying up against...

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Let Us Never Forget Their Sacrifice

May 21, 2015
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Of all of our national holidays, Memorial Day is the most solemn. Memorial Day reminds us of the Supreme Sacrifice that has been made by so many of our fellow citizens to keep us a free people and provides us with an opportunity to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day has its roots in what...

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2015
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Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, bringing with it the anticipation of sunshine and warmth, of vacations, and of time spent with family and friends. So we ask our readers to stop right now — and think for a moment — about all of the good things that we...

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Letter to the Editor

May 21, 2015
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Chelsea Chase 5K held Saturday, May 9th   This past Saturday, over 250 runners and walkers participated in the 4th Annual Chelsea Chase 5K, in support of the Chelsea Police Relief Association and the Jordan Boys & Girls Club.  And we couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful race day!  Just before the race began,...

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Sports 05-21-2015

May 21, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS girls track teamcompletes undefeated season, wins CAC title The Chelsea High girls track team defeated both its opponents, Northeast Regional and Mystic Valley, in a tri-meet last week to finish their season with a perfect 10-0 dual meet record and claim an undisputed championship of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. A plethora of...

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Obituaries 05-21-2015

May 21, 2015
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Michael Capozzo Of Chelsea, formerly of Everett Michael J. Capozzo of Chelsea, formerly of Everett, died on May 17. He was 68 years old. A US Army vietnam veteran, he worked as a laborer in the manufacturing industry. The beloved son of the late Michael and Josephine (Poleo) Capozzo, he was the dear brother...

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4th Annual Chelsea Chase

May 14, 2015
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4th Annual Chelsea Chase

Natalia and Yuriy Zhuk getting ready to run in last Saturday’s 4th Annual Chelsea Chase. The annual run is sponsored by Performance Physical Therapy and benefits the Boys & Girls Club and the Chelsea Police Relief Association. After the race started, participants jogged, ran, and walked through Chelsea for the 4th Annual Chelsea Chase on...

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CTA Mother’s Day Celebration

May 14, 2015
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CTA Mother’s Day Celebration

The City –Wide Tenant Association (CTA) of the Chelsea Collaborative hosted the second annual Mother’s Day Celebration this past Friday, May 8, for the tenants in the Margolis and Mace Public Housing Developments. CTA aims at educating and strengthening tenants in public housing through tenant councils, so that they themselves can defend their rights...

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Case Is a Reach:Plaza Mexico Attorney Says Police Only Have Speculation and Opinion

May 14, 2015
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There wasn’t much of an opportunity for supporters and attorneys for Plaza Mexico Restaurant to speak or give their side of the story at last week’s License Commission meeting – a meeting that aimed to discuss taking away the restaurant’s licenses – but the attorney this week spoke out about the evidence presented and...

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Revere Attorney Fined for Discrimination Against 17 Latinos:Organizers Say There Are Hundreds More

May 14, 2015
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Marlon Hernandez was getting a little desperate in the first part of 2009 as he looked at his growing mortgage bills. His mortgage payments had gone up under an adjustable rate and things were getting tough despite the fact he was working two jobs. When a pre-foreclosure notice came in the mail, he began...

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Police Briefs 05-14-2015

May 14, 2015
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CHILDREN RECOVERING AFTER TREE FALLS ON THEM IN WASHINGTON PARK Chelsea Police, Fire and EMS responded to Washington Park Monday evening, May 4, at 6:59 p.m. after a report of a large tree having fallen on several children in the “children’s playing area” of  the park. Witnesses reported hearing a cracking sound just prior...

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Streets Are Not Drivable

May 14, 2015
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We understand it’s been a hard winter and DPW crews have bent over backward to fill potholes, but even so, too many streets are basically not drivable. Broadway being the prime example – especially from Crescent Avenue to Revere. There is no way to avoid the potholes and scars. In some places, one can...

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Kudos to Collaborative, Police for Peaceful Rally

May 14, 2015
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As the May Day Rally rolled through Chelsea’s Bellingham Square the rally cries for numerous causes went out over the bullhorn. People were fired up. It was their day to make their cause known. At the end, though, a classy move transpired when the Collaborative and other organizers thanked the Chelsea Police for keeping...

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Sports 05-14-2015

May 14, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS girls track team still undefeated The Chelsea High girls track team remained undefeated with a 75-61 triumph over Greater Lowell Tuesday. The breakdown by event of Lady Red Devils who scored points for coach Amanda Alpert’s squad with the their places and the times and distances for the top CHS finishers is...

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Obituaries 05-14-2015

May 14, 2015
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John Perrella, Sr. Retired Revere Schools Director of Plant and Maintenance John Perrella, Sr. of Revere, a decorated veteran of World War II died on May 2. John proudly served three years in the US Army, European Theatre, Rhineland-Ardennes and Central Europe and earned three battle stars. He retired as Director of Plant and...

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