Chelsea Prosecutor Honored at Annual Award Ceremony

July 14, 2018
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A member of the prosecution team that handles cases in Chelsea and Revere was honored with a prestigious award named after a former school teacher, Suffolk prosecutor, and Boston City Council member, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Assistant District Attorney Priscilla Guerrero received the Brian J. Honan Award for Excellence in...

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DiDomenico’s Legislation Included as Key Component of Youth Tobacco Bill

July 14, 2018
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Last week, Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate passed comprehensive legislation to reduce youth access to tobacco and nicotine products. The bill raises the minimum legal sales age for all tobacco products to age 21 and adds vaping products to the smoke free workplace law. Also included in the...

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News Briefs

July 14, 2018
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CORRECTION In last week’s edition, it was incorrectly stated that the July 4th dinner and campaign event for Congressman Michael Capuano was at Anchors Weigh. Instead, it was at Chelsea Village Elderly, 5 Admirals Way.   Chelsea Cultural Council Announces Painted Box Project The Chelsea Cultural Council invites artists to submit original artwork to...

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DiDomenico,Colleagues Pass Bill to Improve Traffic Safety

July 14, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate recently voted to pass legislation that aims to create safer streets for all road users. Developed in collaboration with a coalition of bicycle, pedestrian and transportation advocates, S.2570, An Act to reduce traffic fatalities, includes several measures to improve road safety, lessen the severity...

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Students Achieve Academic Honors

July 14, 2018
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CHELSEA RESIDENTS GRADUATE FROM NORTHEAST METRO TECH School Committee Chairman Deborah Davis and Principal Carla Scuzzarella are pleased to announce the graduation of 292 students from Northeast Metro Tech. On Friday, June 1, graduates from 15 different vocations were celebrated and received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at Breakheart Stadium. Superintendent David DiBarri...

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Police Briefs 07-12-2018

July 14, 2018
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Monday, 6/18 Jose Sanchez, 21, 63 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for a warrant. Tuesday, 6/19 Bryan Cabrera, 21, 45 Heard St., Chelsea, was arrested for stop sign violation, operating motor vehicle with a suspended license and carrying dangerous weapon. Gustavo Contreras, 45, 151 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed....

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 14, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...

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Letter to the Editor

July 14, 2018
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Roca responds to comments made at DA Candidates FORUM Dear Editor: District Attorneys have an incredible impact on the young people in our community, especially on the young people who are involved in the criminal justice system. For that reason, Roca is thrilled that the race to Suffolk County District Attorney is attracting our...

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Make the Most of Summer

July 14, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...

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Sports 07-12-2018

July 14, 2018
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Bruins Beat   by Bob Morello Bruins’ legend Johnny McKenzie celebrated   Now in my 43rd year of reporting on the Boston Bruins, and the enjoyment of watching them play for over 60 years, I’ve had many unforgettable moments. At the top of that list was the chance my wife and I had, to...

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Obituaries 07-12-018

July 14, 2018
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Roy Scally Overcame Cerebral Palsy to live a full and productive life Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte.107) Revere on Friday, July 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. for Roy T. Scally, a lifelong Chelsea resident, who passed away on...

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Dipsy-Do

July 7, 2018
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Dipsy-Do

Tom Thompson, Class of 2018, goes up for a dipsy-do layup against Josh Concepcion and Hamza Abdul (L) during the championship of the Battle of the Classes, which kicked off The Movement summer basketball league. Class of 2018 and the Class of 2008 battled it out at Chelsea High on Saturday, June 30. Despite...

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Campaign Stop

July 7, 2018
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Campaign Stop

The question: What are we going to do about Trump? The answer came from Congressman Michael Capuano to Anchors Weigh resident Carole Oles during a campaign stop for the Somerville-born congressman. Capuano and several supporters from Chelsea sponsored the event Monday night, July 2.

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Oath of Office

July 7, 2018
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Oath of Office

The Honorable Stacey Fortes, Robert A. Brennan, and Paul C. Dawley applaud the Honorable Matthew J. Machera after the Oath Of Office was administered. Machera was sworn in on Weds., June 27, as the new First Justice of the Chelsea District Court. Machera had been the acting First Justice, and it became official on...

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Soaring to New Heights:Simon Completes a Sensational Sophomore Season

July 7, 2018
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Soaring to New Heights:Simon Completes a Sensational Sophomore Season

Every time Chelsea High girls track coach Mark Martineau set a goal for Stephanie Simon this season, the 5-foot-4-inch sophomore eclipsed it. “I think Stephanie exceeded our expectations to the point that we don’t know what the expectations should be for Stephanie,” said Martineau, who has piloted the CHS track program’s resurgence and helped...

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‘Welcome to Chelsea’ Photo Contest Winners Announced

July 7, 2018
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‘Welcome to Chelsea’ Photo Contest Winners Announced

Chelsea Record photographer Katy Rogers has won three awards for her photography in the first-ever ‘Welcome to Chelsea’ photo contest, which was announced this week. More than 40 photographs were contributed by amateur and professional photographers in the first “Welcome to Chelsea Photo Contest” over the spring. The contest was presented by Chelsea Prospers,...

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City’s Façade and Signage Program to Kick Off on July 12

July 7, 2018
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The City of Chelsea will begin a downtown façade and signage improvement program in a kick-off meeting on July 12. Business and property owners in the downtown, as well as other interested parties, are invited to this meeting to learn about the rollout of the program and to meet Nathalia Hermida. Hermida will be...

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CBC Hosts Candidates Forum for District Attorney, U.S. Congress

July 7, 2018
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The Chelsea Black Community (CBC), under the leadership of President Joan Cromwell, hosted a Candidates Forum on June 27 at the Chelsea Senior Center. Four of the five candidates for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s position in the Sept. 4 Democratic Primary– Linda Champion, Rachael Rollins, Shannon McAuliffe, and Evandro Carvalho – participated in...

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The Movement Kicks off Third Year of Low-Key, Summer Hoops

July 7, 2018
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Historically, there’s been very little to do on a summer night in Chelsea, and that’s been the problem. Now, in its third summer, The Movement has been the cure to hapless wandering for local youth. Instead, they hoop it up. Coordinated by Councilors Yamir Rodriguez and Damali Vidot, along with Isidra Quinonez and Danny...

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Residence Inn Petitions to Expand Property by 68 Rooms

July 7, 2018
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The Residence Inn by Marriott on Maple Street has petitioned the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to expand their 128-room hotel by another 68 rooms. The expansion would take place in the existing surface lot to the north of the hotel. The idea would be to create a 200-room dual branded hotel, which is...

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Healthy Chelsea Launches New Website

July 7, 2018
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The Healthy Chelsea Coalition has just launched a new website. Heathy Chelsea was founded in 2010 when obesity was identified as the city’s top health concern through a community health needs assessment (CHNA) conducted by Mass General’s Center for Community Health Improvement. Two years later, the coalition voted to expand its focus as residents...

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Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 7, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...

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2018 World Cup is Unusual Both On and Off the Field

July 7, 2018
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been rather strange. Historically and currently elite teams struggled in the group stages—Portugal and Argentina barely squeezed through, while Germany was ousted after a major upset against South Korea. In the Round of 16, which began Saturday, June 30, host-country Russia eliminated powerhouse Spain. After barely squeezing through...

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Bongiovanni of GreenRoots Named Chelsea Unsung Heroine

July 7, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently joined with Reps. Daniel Ryan and RoseLee Vincent to congratulate Roseann Bongiovanni on being recognized as an Unsung Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW). Each year the MCSW recognizes women across the Commonwealth who make outstanding, yet perhaps unnoted, contributions to their communities. Sen. DiDomenico...

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