Centro Latino Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

December 6, 2013
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Centro Latino Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

Centro Latino sponsored a Thanksgiving luncheon at the Williams School on Nov. 27. Pictured are some of the forty volunteers from Chelsea High School’s Interact Club who helped make the event a success.

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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

December 6, 2013
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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

It was an impressive ceremony for an impressive young man who happens to be one of the state’s most outstanding high school basketball players. Chelsea High School Athletic Director Frank DePatto rolled out the red and black carpet for former Red Devil hoop star Sammy Mojica for his national letter-of-intent signing ceremony Nov. 26...

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Gallery Farewell a Loss for Artists, Arts Community

December 6, 2013
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Gallery Farewell a Loss for Artists, Arts Community

It has been said that all good things come to an end – and that those things typically are sped along to their demise by lawyers and insurance companies. Such is the case for the popular Gallery@Spencer Lofts – one of the City’s first residential art galleries that came about during the resurgence of...

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O’Flaherty Supports Bill to Increase Efficiency of Mass. Election Process

December 6, 2013
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O’Flaherty Supports Bill to Increase Efficiency of Mass. Election Process

State Representative Eu­gene O’Flaherty sponsored a bill last week will establish early voting for presidential elections and provides re­sources to local officials and residents to make the voting process more efficient. O’Flaherty and his col­leagues in the House unani­mously passed the bill. Under the bill pushed by O’Flaherty early voting for presidential elections will...

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Huge Property Loss in Thanksgiving Fire at Colombian Bakery

December 6, 2013
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Huge Property Loss in Thanksgiving Fire at Colombian Bakery

The popular El Dorado Bakery building on Congress Avenue is a near total loss after a fully-involved fire engulfed the business during the early morning hours on Thanksgiv­ing, Nov. 28. Firefighters first responded to the possibility of a fire at 23 Congress Ave. Dep. Chief Robert Camer­on and his crew quickly found smoke, though,...

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City Manager to Get Excellent Overall Evaluation

December 6, 2013
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Evaluation Committee Chair Leo Robinson said this week that City Manager Jay Ash will receive an overall excellent evaluation from city councillors on his annual evaluation team. Councillors have been meeting for about a month to discuss the evaluation and address each of the numerous points for which Ash is evaluated on a yearly...

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Federal Flood Maps Could Sink Areas of Chelsea

December 6, 2013
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Proposed new flood maps by the federal government could dramatically increase flood insurance premiums in Chelsea and require many businesses and residences – all the way to Everett Avenue – to carry new flood insurance policies. The Planning Board will begin looking at the proposed Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood maps at a...

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Congratulations, Sammy Mojica On a Well-deserved Scholarship

December 6, 2013
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Chelsea has been blessed with considerable basketball talent through the years. From Saul Nechtem to Paul “Choc” Glazer to Arnold Goodman to Lew Perkins to Craig Walker and Jeff Hagan, there have been many great players who have performed on the hardwood at the old Chelsea High gymnasium and State Armory on Spencer Avenue....

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Red Devils Melt Matignon On a Blustery Thanksgiving

December 6, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team enjoyed a successful Thanksgiving Day morning with a 21-0 victory over Matignon High on a chilly Dilboy Field turf in Somerville. The victory assured Coach Mike Stellato and his Red Devils of a winning season, concluding their 2013 campaign with a fine 6-5 record which saw Chelsea qualify for...

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Obituaries 12-05-2013

December 6, 2013
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Sister Eleanor Pierce 71-Year Religious Sister Eleanor Pierce, daughter of the late Don and Ella Pierce of Chelsea, passed away peacefully on November 23 at 90 years of age. A former resident of Saint Rose Convent in Chelsea, she was most currently enjoying a comfortable retirement at Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana. As...

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Campaign to End Violence Against Women

November 27, 2013
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Campaign to End Violence Against Women

The Zonta Club of Chelsea received a resolution from the Chelsea City Council in recognition of its campaign to end violence against women. Zonta members, led by president George Green (second row, fourth from right), joined City Councillors, including President Dan Cortell (far right) and resolution sponsor Leo Robinson (far left) at the presentation...

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It Is on the Calendar: Thanksgivukkah Brings Together Two Holidays for One Night Only

November 27, 2013
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It Is on the Calendar: Thanksgivukkah Brings Together Two Holidays for One Night Only

Roasted Turkey, Challah bread, Latkes (potato pancakes) with a side of cranberry-applesauce don’t often converge on the fourth Thursday in November, but Hanukkah and Thanksgiving don’t often coincide either – and, in fact, after this Thursday, they won’t coincide again for 79,043 years. So, basically, it’s a one-time shot and many Jewish residents are...

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King of the Ring: Former Heavyweight Champ John Ruiz Is Now an Official MMA Fight Promoter

November 27, 2013
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King of the Ring:  Former Heavyweight Champ John Ruiz Is Now an Official MMA Fight Promoter

John Ruiz is back in the business of boxing in a big way. The Chelsea boy who became the first Latino to win the heavyweight champion of the world is now an official promoter of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights and president of the American Fighting Organization (AFO) that will hold boxing shows throughout...

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Rodriguez Accepts Boston Children’s Chorus Award from First Lady

November 27, 2013
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Rodriguez Accepts Boston Children’s Chorus Award from First Lady

When Amber Rodriguez – a senior at Chelsea High School (CHS) – walked onto the stage last Friday to accept a National Arts and Humanities Youth Award from First Lady Michelle Obama, it was the second time she’d seen the First Lady up close. However, in a way, the two situations were related in...

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Sheriff Tompkins Visits Mobilizing for Change Coalition

November 27, 2013
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Sheriff Tompkins Visits Mobilizing for Change Coalition

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Mobilizing for Change Coalition in Chelsea to speak about addiction recovery services and programming offered by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. Along with members of the Coalition, which included Chelsea City Councilor Leo Robinson, officers from the Chelsea Police Department, representatives of Mass General Hospital...

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Recupero Calls for Public Safety Hires to Live in Chelsea

November 27, 2013
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A motion will likely go before the City Council on Dec. 2 calling for newly hired public safety and 9-1-1 personnel to be required to live in Chelsea for a minimum of five years. Councillor Giovanni Recupero filed the order this week and said it is a continuation of a battle he tried to...

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Let’s Go Chelsea, Beat Matignon

November 27, 2013
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Football will be the main dish on the menu for Thanksgiving morning when Coach Mike Stellato and his Chelsea High football team take to the gridiron for a 10:00 kickoff at Dilboy Field in Somerville against Matignon High School. The Red Devils have had a successful season, compiling a 5-5 record which qualified them...

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Give Thanks for Thanksgiving: Our Uniquely American Holiday

November 27, 2013
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Although a Harris poll a few years back revealed that Christmas is the favorite holiday of the year among all age groups of Americans, we think that Thanksgiving, our uniquely American holiday, has much more to recommend it than does Christmas. Thanksgiving is a day of no pressure on any of us to do, or...

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Remember Those in Need: There Are Many Ways to Help Those Less Fortunate

November 27, 2013
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Although the economists tell us that the recovery from the Great Recession is still a slow one, the bottom line is that for most Americans, things are going well and getting better compared to a few years ago But for too many of our fellow citizens, life still is tough and getting tougher thanks...

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Red Devils to Meet Matignon on Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team will seek to conclude its 2013 campaign on a positive note and achieve a winning season when they travel to Dilboy Field in Somerville on Thanksgiving Day for a 10:00 a.m. encounter with Matignon. The Red Devils are 5-5 coming into the  contest, while Matignon, which plays in the...

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Obituaries 11-28-2013

November 27, 2013
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Lucille Mary Zaremba Owocki Could Make a Beautiful Home From the Most Humble of Quarters Lucille Mary Zaremba Owocki, surrounded by her loving children, passed from this life to be with Jesus and His Blessed Mother on November 17. She was born on April 28, 1922 in Everett, the daughter of Maryann and Walter...

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Harry Kanter Was a Loving Family Man and an Avid Boston Celtics Fan

November 21, 2013
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Harry Kanter Was a Loving Family Man and an Avid Boston Celtics Fan

Harry Kanter holds a special place in Chelsea High School sports annals. He was a starting forward for the 1938 state champion CHS basketball team, one of the few teams in Chelsea to ever win a state title. Harry Kanter, who passed away on Sept. 15 at the age of 94, never strayed from...

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Our Own Nessy

November 21, 2013
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Our Own Nessy

Its eyes pierce through the night from deep out in the darkness of Mill Creek. Its form can be seen out of the corner of one’s eye while driving down the Parkway or cruising the tracks on the Commuter Rail. Its serpentine movements have been enough to distract even the most focused power walker...

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First Amendment Champion Visits Chelsea High

November 21, 2013
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First Amendment Champion Visits Chelsea High

It’s not often that an ordinary person who made extraordinary history can visit a classroom and enlighten students about the details and downfalls of what they went through to make history. However, that was just the case when Mary Beth Tinker visited Chelsea High School (CHS) last Wednesday afternoon. “I think the students had...

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