News Briefs

May 18, 2018
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RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA MEETING TONIGHT, MAY 17 The Harbor House Collective will be in Chelsea to hold their required local public meeting for the siting of a recreational marijuana establishment at 80 Eastern Ave. Mike Farnum has appeared in Chelsea once before and he said this week his team will be in town for the...

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Police Briefs 05-17-2018

May 18, 2018
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BOULDER BASH UP On April 30, at 10:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 99 Willow St. for a report of an accident. Upon the officer’s arrival, they came upon the operator of a  Ford Escape with its front end on top of a 4X4 boulder. The boulder was used to stop...

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Letters to the Editor

May 18, 2018
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A True leader To the Editor, The first time I heard Councilor Pressley speak at her kickoff event in Cambridge, I knew she was the right candidate for the 7th Congressional District. We need a true leader in Washington, representing communities that are in need, and I know that Ayanna is that leader. As...

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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 18, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...

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Improving the Quality of Life in Chelsea

May 18, 2018
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City Manager Thomas Ambrosino has submitted a five-year multi-million dollar Capital Improvement  Program for approval by the Chelsea City Council before the end of May. The ambitious range of projects that will be included are renovation of science labs at the Williams School, roof repairs at the Mary C. Burke, vehicle replacement, building renovations,...

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Obituaries 05-17-2018

May 18, 2018
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Patricia Pierce Retired Teacher Patricia Pierce of Peabody, formerly on Chelsea, died on Wednesday morning, May 9. Born in East Boston over 90 years ago, Patricia passed away at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody where she was receiving supportive care. Patricia grew up with her family on Spencer Avenue and received her...

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May Day Observances

May 11, 2018
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May Day Observances

Chelsea residents held up a sign reading “Chelsea Workers United” as they marched on Broadway for International Workers’ Day on Tuesday, May 1, in the annual May 1st Coalition procession from East Boston to Chelsea and Everett. After the march, a rally was held in Everett with all three communities showing solidarity for numerous...

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Art Appreciation:Lane Helps Chelsea Village Seniors Use Art as Therapy

May 11, 2018
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Art Appreciation:Lane Helps Chelsea Village Seniors Use Art as Therapy

Lesley University graduate student Natalie Lane wanted the students in her art therapy group to have their artwork appreciated by others, so she organized a show in the community room at Chelsea Village Elderly on the final day of her internship. Residents walked in and admired the artwork of Village residents Irena Lewicki, Elisa...

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Chief Warns of Safety on Porches Following Major Fire Last Week

May 11, 2018
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Chief Warns of Safety on Porches Following Major Fire Last Week

Following a six-alarm fire last Wednesday afternoon, May 2, on John Street – where two dwellings were a complete loss – Chief Leonard Albanese warned this week for residents to be extremely careful with activities on back porches – though he said the cause last week wasn’t yet determined. The fire last week originated...

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Councilors Look at Keeping Chelsea Affordable for Residents

May 11, 2018
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Monday night at the City Council meeting, the main item on the agenda was the new five-year Capital Improvement Program, detailing the maintenance and improvement of roadways, water, sewer and drainage systems, sidewalks, transportation, public buildings and facilities, parks and open space, public safety projects and general equipment.  However, Councilor Robert Bishop did not...

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Former TND Director Ann Houston to Depart, become CEO of Merged Non-Profit

May 11, 2018
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The Neighborhood Developers (TND) announced this week in a release ahead of its 40th Anniversary celebration that long-time Executive Director Ann Houston will be departing to become the new CEO of a new, merged community development corporation. “TND will honor outgoing Executive Director Ann Houston as she takes on the new role of CEO...

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Police Searching for Man Who Allegedly Slashed Waitress Monday

May 11, 2018
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Chelsea Police have identified a man of interest in the case of a female waitress who was slashed in the neck and cut on the hands when she chased the man outside after he dashed on the bill. Officers responded at 11 p.m. Monday night to 92 Washington Ave. A female victim in her early 30s...

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News Briefs

May 11, 2018
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CPL SPRING LIBRARY PROGRAMS The Chelsea Public Library has announced its spring programming, with a very special School Vacation Week program as well. Saturday, May 12th at 1pm~ How astronauts get ready to go into space! A NASA @My Library program with Dan Barstow, Education Manager for International Space Station. This program is best...

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Award-Winning Chef Matt Morello Creating Elite Edibles for Revolutionary Clinics

May 11, 2018
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He spent his entire professional career working in the country’s best restaurants and crafting innovative tastes in his own bistros. Now, Chef Matt Morello is bringing his culinary skills to Revolutionary Clinics, making unique, cannabis-infused edibles. Revolutionary Clinics is a state-of-the-art medical marijuana company with a dispensary at 67 Broadway in Somerville and two...

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Cummings Foundation Donates Funds to the Community Family

May 11, 2018
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The Community Family is one of 33 local nonprofits awarded a total of $10 million from Cummings Foundation through its new Sustaining Grants program, which provides funding for up to 10 years. Anne Marchetta, executive director, and Marion Dunn, director of the Everett Center, represented the non-profit at a May 3 awards night at...

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Suffolk County District Attorney Candidates Forum Sparks Debate Among Contenders

May 11, 2018
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A heated discussion between the candidates for Suffolk County District Attorney took place in a packed room at Suffolk University Law School on Thursday, May 3. The event was moderated by Meghan Irons, the social justice reporter at The Boston Globe, and was hosted by Boston Wards 3, 4, and 5 Democratic committees, Suffolk...

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Police Briefs 05-10-2018

May 11, 2018
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WRONG WAY DRIVER On Thursday, April 26, at 9:47 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Third Street at Broadway. Witnesses reported that one vehicle was traveling on Broadway the wrong way. The car then struck a car at Third Street. After a field sobriety test was performed the operator was placed into custody and...

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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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The following is a statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts In a civilized society every hard working individual deserves to be compensated at a rate that is fair, just, and in line with the inherent dignity that we are all God’s children regardless of economic status. A fair and just wage directly...

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International Worker’s Day: May 1 2018

May 11, 2018
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Members of Chelsea Uniting Against the War (CUAW), joined with family and friends from Chelsea, East Boston and Everett in the celebration of International Workers’ Day, May 1. This year the protest began at Liberty Plaza in East Boston and ended in Glendale Park in Everett. Hundreds of workers, immigrants and U.S.-born, women and...

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Taking Care of Our Veterans

May 11, 2018
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The recent announcement by Gov. Charlie Baker that the state has secured approximately $70 million in federal funding for the new, 154-bed Community Living Center at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home assures that this much-needed and important project will go forward. Our state leaders, most notably Gov. Baker, House Speaker Bob DeLeo, and Secretary of...

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Sports 05-10-2018

May 11, 2018
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CHS Roundup CHS track teams win two contests This past Tuesday both the Chelsea High girls and boys track teams competed against Northeast and Mystic Valley, with both CHS teams taking away a pair of victories over their Commonwealth Athletic Conference rivals. The girls ran their record to 5-0 on the season with a pair of...

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Obituaries 05-10-2018

May 11, 2018
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Gloria ‘Glo’ Follis Past Massachusetts State Commander of DAV Ladies Auxiliary Gloria I. “Glo” (Chiereghio) Follis, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Wednesday morning, May 2 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. She was 83 years old. Gloria was born in Somerville in 1935, the daughter of Mario and Susan (Di Lello) Chiereghio.  She...

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Art Show

May 4, 2018
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Art Show

Nardos Eskinder, Yordanos Eskinder, and Natan Kefelegn were proud of their work in the Chelsea Citywide art show on Thursday night, April 26, at the Williams School.

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GreenRoots Kicks-Off Fundraising Effort for Chelsea Walk

May 4, 2018
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GreenRoots Kicks-Off Fundraising Effort for Chelsea Walk

The Chelsea Walk has, for years, been an uninviting walkway between Broadway and the seedier part of the alleyways behind the business district. But as Broadway gets more attention, the City and GreenRoots are looking to make the Chelsea Walk a comfortable centerpiece, rather than a forgotten stretch. GreenRoots, together with City Manager Tom...

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