FBI Building Secures Permits in Whirlwind Session

August 29, 2013
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FBI Building  Secures Permits in Whirlwind Session

The long anticipated project to bring the FBI regional headquarters to Chelsea passed another significant milestone this week, as the 250,000 s.f. office building to be constructed on Everett Avenue, between the Wyndham Hotel and the MGH Health Clinic, received the approval of the Zoning and Planning Boards. The approvals came in a whirlwind...

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Chelsea Collaborative Celebrates Major Victories This Summer

August 29, 2013
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Chelsea Collaborative Celebrates Major Victories This Summer

Chelsea residents have guts. That according to leaders of the Chelsea Collaborative on Broadway – who have successfully led the charge this summer on several community organizing victories. At the top of that extensive list of recent accomplishments are defeating the plan by Global Petroleum to bring Ethanol trains through Chelsea at least two...

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Chelsea REACH Program Donates to the Jimmy Fund

August 29, 2013
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Chelsea REACH Program Donates to the Jimmy Fund

On a hot day in late July many Chelsea Residents were pleased to see over 80 Chelsea youth selling Lemonade throughout the city to benefit the Jimmy Fund. Students involved in the REACH program in 7th-12th grades planned the logistics and the business aspects for their “Lemonade Day” during the 6 week REACH summer...

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Violence Continues: Innocent Bystander Hit by Gunshots

August 29, 2013
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Some residents and city councillors are demanding a more visible police presence around City Hall following two shooting incidents this week, while at the same time, detectives from the Chelsea Police Department press for an arrest in a daylight shooting last Saturday across from City Hall that injured an innocent bystander. Fay Square –...

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Police Continue to Target Neighborhood Drug Dealing

August 29, 2013
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The Chelsea Police Department continued to target street level drug dealing this week. As part of a continuing on-going undercover operation, the department working on tips from the community made the arrest Thursday evening.  Based on these tips and surveillance, CPD officers and State Police Detectives made purchases of narcotics by utilizing undercover police...

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Summer’s Last Gasp: Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend Safely

August 29, 2013
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The forecast for the Labor Day weekend is for sunny and warm weather — a perfect combination for outdoor activity of all kinds on the official last weekend of summer. As we look back at the past three months, it seems as if it were just yesterday that we were celebrating the arrival of...

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School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

August 29, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Red Devils Play Well in Pre-season Scrimmage

August 29, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team showed a lot of good signs for the coming 2013 campaign in their initial pre-season scrimmage Saturday morning against West Roxbury at Chelsea Memorial Stadium. “Overall things went well,” said CHS head coach Mike Stellato. “The team came out fired up and ready to play. It was nice to...

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Obituaries 08-29-2013

August 29, 2013
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Ruth Goldberg Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Ruth (Frim) Goldberg of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on Monday, August 26. She was the beloved wife of 60 years of the late Jack Goldberg; devoted mother of Alan Goldberg and his wife, Lynne Goldberg and Sandra Abramson and her husband, Dr. Mitchell Abramson; loving daughter...

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Saritin and David Rizzuto Hosted a Barbecue Party and Fundraiser

August 22, 2013
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Saritin and David Rizzuto Hosted a Barbecue Party and Fundraiser

Saritin and David Rizzuto hosted a barbecue party and fundraiser Saturday to benefit the East Boston Social Centers. Pic­tured at the gathering are Saritin Rizzuto, Attorney Mark White, D. Bruce Mauch, Lynn City Council President Timothy Phel­an, Councilor-at-Large Brian Hatleberg, Councilor-at-Large Leo Robinson, and Barry Kirshon.

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FBI Building Touted by Developer as Offering Numerous ‘Firsts’

August 22, 2013
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FBI Building Touted by Developer as Offering Numerous ‘Firsts’

The developer of the proposed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regional headquarters on Beech Street will tout the prestige and ‘firsts’ that the building will bring to Chelsea when they go before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and Planning Board this coming Tuesday, Aug. 27th. In filings deposited at the City’s Planning Department,...

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One Happy Island

August 22, 2013
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One Happy Island

DPW Director Joe Foti (r) and Foreman Lam Vu planted the traffic island on Carter Street recently, transforming a weedy, asphalt roadway separation into a welcoming environment for CHS students coming and going from school. “Some­times, it’s the little things that make a community special,” said Foti, who had many compliments for Vu and...

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Chelsea Still the Most Affordable

August 22, 2013
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City Manager Jay Ash announced this week that Chelsea remains the most affordable place in the area to own and occupy a single-family home, as has been the case for the last several years. “Chelsea remains the region’s most affordable community to own and live in,” boasted Ash.  “This is a goal that the...

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Ash Voices Concerns over Legacy Retirement Costs: City Gets a ‘C’ in Its Overall Response to Mounting Costs

August 22, 2013
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City Manager Jay Ash is not one who lives in the moment. While he cheers good news, Ash quickly shifts his attention to the next task at hand.  The former Chelsea High School basketball standout attributes that to the good coaching he had during those formative days. “I remember admiring a dunk I had...

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Retirement Board Likely Will Continue McLaughlin Pension

August 22, 2013
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Advocates and attorneys on both sides of the table in the pension hearing of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin have agreed to continue the long-awaited hearing until more information is available, sources close to the issue told the Record. While the Retirement Board could ditch the unilateral requests and go ahead...

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Plenty to Celebrate as New School Year Beckons

August 22, 2013
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With the temperature hitting 88 degrees Wednesday, it’s hard to believe that a new school year is upon us, but our summer is entering its final month and soon students will be returning to classes for the 2013-14 academic year. Today there is a huge Back to School Celebration being held from 2-5 p.m....

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Remembering Ms. SheRrill Boveri

August 22, 2013
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We extend our condolences to the family of former Chelsea High teacher Sherrill Boveri, who passed away after a brief illness. Ms. Boveri was an outstanding teacher who was dedicated to not only the academic advancement of her students but the extracurricular experience as well. We remember her work as the yearbook adviser and...

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Police Briefs 08-22-2013

August 22, 2013
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August 12 Johnathan D. Belton, 39, of 466 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for straight felony arrant. Jose Santa, 32, of 15 Wave Avenue, Revere, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended license, moped violation, and marked lanes violation. Steven Pepin, 21, of 141 Fremont Avenue, Everett, was arrested for disorderly conduct and...

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Red Devil Football Team Opens Pre-season

August 22, 2013
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If the calendar (and the weatherman!) are telling us that the proverbial dog days of August are here, then that must mean it’s double-session time for schoolboy football players everywhere. Coach Mike Stellato’s Chelsea High gridders are no exception to that rule this week, as Stellato will be pacing his troops through the grind...

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Obituaries 08-22-2013

August 22, 2013
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Mildred Carafa Of Revere Mildred R. Carafa of Revere passed away unexpectedly on August 18 at the Brigham & Woman’s Hospital in Boston.  She was 70 years old. Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Buckley) Harrington,  Mildred graduated from St. Rose High School in Chelsea in 1961.  Just after...

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Chelsea Yacht Club Helps Veterans

August 15, 2013
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Chelsea Yacht Club Helps Veterans

Members of the Chelsea Yacht Club participated in the Winthrop Lodge of Elks Poker Run, a charity event to benefit war veterans. Pictured at the after-party at the Elks are Tom Pappa III and his friend, Alyssa, Dave Gobiel, Bev Gobiel, Moe Pappa, Tom Pappa, Kim Kupczewski, Mike Kupczewski, Frank D’Amato, and Matt Pappa.

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Team Concepts for Blind Students at CHS Extended with Goal Ball

August 15, 2013
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Team Concepts for Blind Students at CHS Extended with Goal Ball

Just about everybody has been on a team. Right now, at Chelsea High School (CHS), fall sports teams in the realms of football or soccer are preparing to start practice and begin the team gelling process that most everyone has been part of at one time or another. Whether it’s Little League, soccer or...

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U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey Visits Chelsea Collaborative

August 15, 2013
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U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey Visits Chelsea Collaborative

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey visited the Chelsea Collaborative headquarters on Broadway to speak with residents about social, environmental, and health issues. Pictured are Collaborative Executive Director Gladys Vega, State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey, Chelsea Bank president Joseph Vinard, and City Manager Jay Ash

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Workplace Violence: Chelsea Mental Health Provider Signs Settlement Agreement to Improve Worker Protection

August 15, 2013
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Chelsea-based North Suffolk Mental Health Association Inc. has entered into a company-wide settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to implement comprehensive procedures and policies to better safeguard its workers against the hazards of workplace violence – specifically developing a plan to ensure that workers are not left alone with patients. The settlement...

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