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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Chief Court Officer Judy Weiss Honored

May 7, 2015
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Chief Court Officer Judy Weiss Honored

Judy Weiss, chief court officer at Chelsea District Court, was honored by her colleagues and friends at her retirement party May 1 at Casa Lucia in Revere. Weiss served in the court system for 49 years and was the first female court officer at Chelsea District Court. Pictured at the celebration in her honor...

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National Honor Society

May 7, 2015
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National Honor Society

Chelsea High National Honor Society (NHS) officers lit the ceremonial candles last Wednesday evening, April 29, at Chelsea High School during the annual NHS induction ceremony. Pictured here are Sara Arman, president; Marcone Dos Santos Correia, vice president; Cindy Quijada, treasurer; and Ashley Garcia Ochoa, secretary.

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City Manager Proposes $148.9M Budget

May 7, 2015
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Interim City Manager Ned Keefe submitted his City Budget proposal on Monday night to the City Council in a late communication that was entered into the record. Council President Leo Robinson said the Council will begin deliberations on that budget May 18, 19 and 20. The budget is up 7.6 percent, Keefe said, to...

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‘Suit and Tie’ Strip Club Submits Application For King Arthur’s Site

May 7, 2015
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The License Commission made an initial reading of an application for a new nude dancing club put in on Monday for the old King Arthur’s site – moving the submission to a public hearing for either May or June. The new entity will be called the Phantom Club and is operated by a newly...

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Chelsea Clock Company Making Move to Second St. After 117 Years on Everett Ave.

May 7, 2015
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Chelsea Clock Company Making Move to Second St. After 117 Years on Everett Ave.

For the first time in 117 years, when the phone rings at the Chelsea Clock factory, the person on the other end of the line won’t be on Everett Avenue. Starting on Monday, the company will be mostly moved out of its 117-year-old headquarters and into a newly renovated older industrial building on 2nd...

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Chelsea Jewish Foundation Announces $1 Million Donation from Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick

May 7, 2015
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When Chelsea native Jeff Brudnick wanted to give back to his community, he looked no further than just a few blocks away from his Everett Avenue insurance office to Admiral’s Hill and the Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF). The CJF has received a $1 million gift from Jeff and Susan Brudnick to kick off its...

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Police Briefs 05-07-2015

May 7, 2015
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4/19 Brian Belew, 30, 44 Avery St., Ipswich, was arrested for shoplifting. 4/20 Katelyn Ferguson, 27, 86 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Edin MAteo-Lopez, 22, 374 Geneva Ave., Dorchester, was arrested for assault and battery, disorderly conduct. 4/21 Sergio Guerrero-Jaramillo, 23,  744 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed,...

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Obituaries 05-07-2015

May 7, 2015
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Lillian Hanlon Retired Chelsea School cafeteria worker, class treasurer who was voted most popular girl in Chelsea High School, Class of 1945 Lillian (Hahsey) Hanlon, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away early Sunday morning, May 3 at Massachusetts General Hospital, just a few days after being admitted from home. She was 88 years old....

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Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party

May 6, 2015
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Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party

Nevaeh Etienne, 2, with ‘Frozen’ Princess Elsa, and Elianni Monge, during last weekend’s rescheduled Kiwanis Frozen Skating Party at the Cronin Rink. The new event by the Kiwanis was to raise funds for the Eliminate Project, which helps to end maternal neonatal tetanus.

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Arbor Day in Chelsea

May 6, 2015
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Arbor Day in Chelsea

DCR workers (left to right) Eber Rivera, Jean Valentin and James Kane hoist a tree into its new home on Arbor Day last Friday, April 24. Several state and local officials – including state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton – converged upon the Burke School Complex to continue the tree planting...

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Police Briefs 04-30-2015

May 6, 2015
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POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING On Sunday, April 26, at 8:57 PM, Chelsea officers were dispatched to the rear of 855 Broadway for a report of a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival Officers observed a male victim sitting on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the right thigh. The victim was...

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Da Dan Conley’s Tournament a Great Event

May 6, 2015
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We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...

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Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 6, 2015
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 Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...

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Sports 04-30-2015

May 6, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS girls track team knocks off NDA   The Chelsea High girls track team earned one of the biggest wins in the program’s history with a 70-65 triumph at Notre Dame Academy of Tyngsboro Tuesday afternoon, marking the first victory for Chelsea over an NDA team since the latter joined the Commonwealth...

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