Good Friday Procession

April 22, 2017
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Good Friday Procession

Father Hilario Sanez Jr. stands out in the crowd (center) in the procession down Broadway this past Good Friday, April 14. St. Rose of Lima Church held its annual Stations of the Cross through the streets of Chelsea, attracting hundreds upon hundreds of parishioners for the solemn day.

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After 17 Years, Lawlor Moves on from Chelsea Drug Court

April 22, 2017
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After 17 Years, Lawlor Moves on from Chelsea Drug Court

By Seth Daniel After 17 years, one of the founding, cornerstone members of the model Chelsea Drug Court program is moving on to new opportunities in the Newton court system. “It’s tough work, but we keep at it, roll up our sleeves and keep at it,” she said this week, following her last Drug...

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State Housing Agency Approves CHA Development to Move Forward

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced late last week that they have approved the Chelsea Housing Authority’s (CHA) planned redevelopment of the Innes Street Apartment (Central Avenue), and are awarding it $9.6 million in state funding. The CHA was awarded a planning grant of $300,000 by DHCD...

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Chelsea Housing Revamp of Central Avenue Hangs on Council Vote Monday

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the bigger votes of the year for the Chelsea City Council will go down on Monday night, April 24, when the body is faced with the question of approving a Home Rule Petition that will allow the public/private redevelopment of the Central Avenue housing development (Innes) to go forward...

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Police Briefs 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Police Log Monday, 4/10/17 David Kerns, 42, 30 Park Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant, resisting arrest, threat to commit crime and disorderly conduct. Kristy Morgan, 30, 24 Clippership Lane, Boston, was arrested on a warrant, affray and assault and battery. Wednesday, 4/12 Jonathan Hurtado, 27, 725 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on warrants....

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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...

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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...

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Sports 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS track teams top Greater Lawrence Both the Chelsea High boys and girls track & field teams earned impressive victories over Greater Lawrence last week. The Lady Red Devils cruised to a 95-39 triumph over their Greater Lawrence counterparts, capturing every individual event except the high jump. Junior Martine Simon continued to...

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Obituaries 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Teresa ‘Terry’ Torres Medical billing specialist and animal lover, devoted to home and family Teresa A. “Terry” Torres, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away at Merrimack Valley Hospice with her beloved family at her bedside on Wednesday, April 12. She was 52 years old. Terry was born in Everett and raised in Chelsea,...

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Councilor Judith Garcia Joins NALEO for Emergency Response Policy Institute in Nation’s Capital

April 14, 2017
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Councilor Judith Garcia Joins NALEO for Emergency Response Policy Institute in Nation’s Capital

Councilor Judith Garcia joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, the nation’s preeminent Latino leadership organization, and more than 30 other Latino elected officials from across the country for the National Policy Institute on Emergency Response and Management from March 7-8, in Washington D.C.. The NALEO Educational Fund’s...

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First Time:State Black and Latino Legislative Caucus Brings Listening Tour to Chelsea

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For the first time ever, Chelsea played host to a state budget hearing of the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus on Monday night, April 10, as one stop on a statewide listening tour. Chaired by Rep. Russell Holmes of Roxbury and incoming Chair Frank Moran of Lawrence, the Caucus made a...

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New York Company buys Pharmaceutical Building

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Citing patience in the market, a familiarity with the area, the prospects of Chelsea and the presence of a solid pharmaceutical tenant, a New York company said it is excited to have purchased a commercial building on Everett Avenue for $17.4 million in late February. The North River Company of New...

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Empty Bowls Event will Show the Dire Need of Hunger in Chelsea

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The scourge of hunger is growing in Chelsea, and with fear in the community due to federal immigration changes, many are not seeking help, and organizers of the 6th Annual Empty Bowls plan to stress that at their signature fundraising event on Thursday, April 20. The annual event, which is from...

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Senator DiDomenico asks Congressional Delegation to Fight for Legal Services Funding

April 14, 2017
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Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration’s proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic...

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Chelsea Residents Participated in Gift of Life Donor Dash in Philadelphia

April 14, 2017
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On April 2, Maria Yilma of Chelsea and several other Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) master of biomedical sciences students participated in the 22nd annual Gift of Life Donor Dash in Philadelphia. Gift of Life is a nonprofit organ procurement organization (OPO) that coordinates the recovery and distribution of organs used in...

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Police Briefs 04-13-2017

April 14, 2017
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Police Log Wednesday, 3/29 Rigoberto Gonzalez, 59, 73 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing. Thursday, 3/30 Enrique Rivera, 23, 728 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for trafficking cocaine. Lucas Miranda, 20, 74 Englewood Ave., Everett, was arrested for breaking and entering daytime (2 counts), and on warrants. Malcolm Dorsey, 23, 49 Rockland St., Boston,...

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State Budget Priorities for Homelessness Are Needed

April 14, 2017
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By Council President Leo Robinson The problem of homelessness in Massachusetts continues to be the number one problem among individuals and families who struggle with poverty. Homelessness is the result of families and individuals unable to meet the growing demand of the housing market. The escalation in rents, fueled by the onset in local...

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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,...

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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...

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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...

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Sports 04-13-2017

April 14, 2017
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins prepare for tough series For the Bruins to start off their best-of-seven matchup with the Ottawa Senators with a solid 60-minute effort, and a victory would be the best scenario to begin the 2017 NHL playoffs. But, after missing out the past two seasons, to even have the...

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Obituaries 04-13-2017

April 14, 2017
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Robin Ann Bard Malden High School graduate It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our sister Robin who fought a courageous battle against cancer. Robin passed away peacefully March 31 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers with her loving husband Michael Delellis at her bedside. Born in Boston, February...

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You’re A Good Man,Charlie Brown

April 7, 2017
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You’re A Good Man,Charlie Brown

Leah Kazuko, as Marcie, daydreams about what might be along with the rest of the cast of ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.’ Students at Chelsea High School will put on the uplifting play from April 6-8 at 7 p.m. each evening. The annual drama entry is a staple of Chelsea High and sure...

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City,Chief Kyes Renegotiate Contract:Kyes Receives an Extension,Will Stop Working Details

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Acting to fight off other departments and agencies from luring Chief Brian Kyes away from Chelsea, City Manager Tom Ambrosino and Chief Kyes announced that they have come to terms on a new five-year contract that will stretch out to 2022. The new contract will call for the chief not to...

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