Controversy Erupts at Local Meeting on Factory Variance

June 9, 2011
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Controversy Erupts at Local Meeting on Factory Variance

About 15 members of the Lower Broadway community exchanged sometimes heated and passionate feelings about the proposed tortilla factory, which seeks to move into the old Kayem property on Winisimmet Street if the city’s zoning board of appeals allows it. The meeting was held Tuesday night in the community room at the Chelsea Police...

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City Council Approves $115 Million Budget

June 9, 2011
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How much will it cost to run the City of Chelsea in the next fiscal year that starts on July 1? The answer is $115M. And the number became official when the Chelsea City Council  on Tuesday evening gave its OK for the Fiscal Year 2012 budget presented by Jay Ash. It is a...

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Navigation Channel Under Chelsea Bridge Under Consideration for Dredging in 2012

June 9, 2011
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge in Chelsea and East Boston by 2012. The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical lift bridge by others will allow the...

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The Class of 2011

June 9, 2011
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The Chelsea High School senior class of 2012 is officially history. The graduates are entering a world turned upside down by the recession and its lingering effects and by the state of the world and of how it is turning with new challenges heaped upon all of us almost everyday. Nothing is simple anymore....

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Congratulations Zonta

June 9, 2011
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The 30th anniversary celebration of the Zonta Club of Chelsea was a time to behold. Held at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield June 2, and well attended, it was an homage to everything that is good and right about the leading women and members of this club – the Zonta Club of Chelsea. Founded in 1981...

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Police Briefs 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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Monday, May 30 Alfredo Correia, 53, 4 Franklin Ave., was arrested for two counts of simple assault and malicious destruction of property over $250. Marcos DaSilva, 29, 52 Heathchliff Ave., Apt 1, Somerville, was arrested for 3 outstanding warrants. Christina Benson, 29, 784 Mass Ave., Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Scott Gaskill,...

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Red Devils Fall in Tourney, 8-3

June 9, 2011
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A slow start proved fatal for the Chelsea High baseball team in their contest with Weston in the first round of the Division 3 North state baseball tournament, as the Red Devils dropped an 8-3 decision. “We had some tough breaks early and didn’t make some plays,” said CHS head coach Alan Beausoleil. “Once...

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Obituaries 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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Don DiFiore Skycap, Man with Many Interests Don DiFiore, a Skycap for American Airlines, died at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on June 5 following a long and courageous battle with overwhelming illness. He was 50 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Domenic and Edna (DeGurski)...

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Bridge Closing Chelsea Street Bridge Closing Starts June 1 goes through Dec.1

June 3, 2011
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Bridge Closing Chelsea Street Bridge Closing Starts June 1 goes through  Dec.1

Beginning on Wednesday June 1 at 12:00 a.m. and continuing through Thursday, December 1 the Chelsea Street bridge that connects Chelsea to East Boston will be closed to allow work crews to demolish the existing bridge and construct the remaining portions of the new lift structure and any associated navigation work. “At the completion...

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Chelsea Street Bridge Closing not the End of the World but Close to it

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea Street Bridge Closing not the End of the World but Close to it

The closing of the Chelsea Street Bridge until December is a nightmare of the first order. However, city officials here and in Boston have been in communication for quite some time and have made plans to deal with the situation in order to keep the traffic flowing, according to City Manager Jay Ash. On...

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Chelsea Students Place Third in Statewide Banking Bowl

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea Students Place Third in Statewide Banking Bowl

Students from Chelsea High School representing Metro Credit Union earned the third place award in the Marketing Competition as well as in the Product Development Competition at the recent Massachusetts School Bank Association Spring Conference.  Student teams from 24 financial institutions competed at the Spring Conference, which was held at the Federal Reserve Bank...

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Crime Drops 10% in 2010

June 3, 2011
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Despite an extraordinary hike in homicides, the year 2010 was as good as it gets when it comes to a significantly dropping overall crime rate, it was revealed with statistics released by the Chelsea Police Department. According to crime statistics compiled by police departments in Massachusetts and filed with the FBI,  Chelsea experienced the...

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Much to Look Forward To

June 3, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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Red Devils Host Weston in Tourney Today

June 3, 2011
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The Chelsea High baseball team will embark on its Journey to the Tourney when the Red Devils host Weston today (Thursday) in an opening round contest of the MIAA Division 3 North sectional baseball tournament. The opening pitch is slated for 4:00. The Red Devils, with an 11-7 record, are the eighth seed in...

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Norbert Simon Dashes to Medal at D-2 Meet

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea High track star Norbert Simon competed at the Eastern Mass. Division II Meet held at Bridgewater State College last weekend.  Simon made it to the finals in the 200 meter dash where he ran a 23.83 to earn a medal and score a point for Chelsea. (The scoring is 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.) Norbert also jumped...

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Obituaries 06-02-2011

June 3, 2011
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Edward Leo Retired Everett High School Principal and former Chelsea High School Football Coach Edward Leo of South Yarmouth, formerly of Everett, died on May 25 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. After graduating from Everett High School, he attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, graduating...

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Walk For Hunger

June 3, 2011
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Walk For Hunger

Chelsea resident Amanda Moorhouse and her fellow Kettle Cuisine teammates got excited for Project Bread’s 43rd Walk for Hunger.The team joined 42,000 walkers and volunteers to help raise $3.6 million dollars for 446 emergency food programs across the state.The funds will buy food for families in need next winter. For info or to donate,...

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Suffolk Downs Kicks off Live Racing Season

June 3, 2011
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Suffolk Downs Kicks off Live Racing Season

Suffolk Downs opened its 2011 racing season Saturday, May 21 with a nine-race program before an enthusiastic crowd of 11,372, who also came out to watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes. The stars of the day were jockeys Hector Ramos and Jacqueline Davis, who each posted multiple wins. In the third race, Ramos...

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Chelsea, Surrounding Communities Hail State Senate Healthcare Language

June 3, 2011
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Municipal leaders scored an unexpected win last week on municipal health insurance reform when the state Senate included very favorable language in their reform bill within the State Budget. Earlier this month, House Speaker Bob DeLeo passed a very strong amendment in the state’s House Budget that would allow municipal leaders to move employees...

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Tax Program Refunds $1.3 Million

June 3, 2011
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Few people look forward to tax season, but this year a local non-profit made it a lot easier to get through it without reaching for the aspirin. For the fourth year running, Chelsea Neighborhood Developers (CND) provided free tax preparation services to local residents. The free tax preparations sites in Chelsea and Revere were...

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Police Briefs 05-26-2011

June 3, 2011
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Monday, May 16 Mario Alvarado-Pena, 34, 40 Jones Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, leaving scene of property damage. Kevin Vaillancourt, 30, 113 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Atilio Chavez-Ventura, 19, 154 Pearl St., Chelsea, was arrested for mis-use of...

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Memorial Day 2011

June 3, 2011
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For those who have lost a son or a daughter, a father or a mother, a dear friend or even a neighbor to the ravages of war, Memorial Day is a time to remember and to celebrate the lives of those who are no longer with us. The battles that take the lives of...

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Obituaries 05-26-2011

June 3, 2011
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Tomas Dominguez Arlington resident Tomas Dominguez of Arlington died on May 23. He was the beloved husband of Carmen; loving father of Luz Aurora and her husband, Julio, and Carmen Dominguez, all of Arlington; brother of Jose and Celso Dominguez; grandfather of Jessica, Charles, Samantha, Alana and the late Tomas; great grandfather of Aurora,...

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CHS Baseball Team Wins CAC Small Title

June 3, 2011
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The Chelsea High baseball team defeated No. Shore Tech last Friday, 11-10, to claim the undisputed championship of the Small Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. The Red Devils put up eight runs on the scoreboard in the opening inning, thanks primarily to a number of fielding miscues by No. Shore, and then held...

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