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A Day to Remember the Departed

November 9, 2018
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A Day to Remember the Departed

Fernanda Lopez helped hang the paper kites created by Chelsea residents and community groups during the first Dia De Muerto, or All Souls Day, as part of Chelsea Prospers. The event displayed kites made by residents before the event, a tradition that is tied to the Sumpango Kite Festival in Guatemala and Ecuador.
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Family Literacy Day

November 9, 2018
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Family Literacy Day

Joe McCormack and his son, William, making bookmarks during the annual Chelsea Reads Family Literacy Day on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Chelsea Public Library.
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Focusing on Now :New Mural Looks at ‘Chelsea Right Now’

November 9, 2018
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Focusing on Now :New Mural Looks at ‘Chelsea Right Now’

When Chelsea art teacher Demetrius Fuller focuses on the community he has taught in since 1999, he has come to focus on the here and now. And in a new mural he is painting on Cherry Street off of Everett Avenue, he has proclaimed...
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Election Results:Gov Charlie Baker Re-Elected Statewide, but Chelsea Goes for Gonzalez

November 9, 2018
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While Gov. Charlie Baker cruised to re-election statewide with 67 percent of the vote, he barely made any traction in Chelsea this time around. Though former City Manager Jay...
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Bishop Proposes City Council Pay Cut

November 9, 2018
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If District 1 City Councillor Robert Bishop gets his way, he’ll be taking $6,000 per year out of his own pockets, and those of his fellow city councillors. Monday...
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Chelsea Seniors Push for Outdoor Graduation This Year

November 9, 2018
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The great outdoors is a great place for graduation, and a large group of Chelsea seniors are pushing to get their big day under the blue skies once again....
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Chelsea 500 Committee to Host Career Fair on Dec 14 at City Hall

November 9, 2018
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The Chelsea 500 Committee, consisting of local organizations such as the Chelsea Collaborative, TND, the Chelsea Housing Authority, the Chelsea Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division, and Bunker Hill Community...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 9, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th...
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Sports 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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CHS Roundup CHS boys soccer falls in state tourney The Chelsea High boys soccer team dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 decision to Acton-Boxboro in a first round contest of the...
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Obituaries 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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Cornelius “Neil” Barnes November 07, 1927 – November 03, 2018 Cornelius F. “Neil” passed away at the Marian Manor in South Boston on Saturday, Nov. 3. He was 90...
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Halloween Celebration

November 2, 2018
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Halloween Celebration

Mila Vega, as Rainbow Dash, and Amil Dural, as Descendants’ Evie, in front of the Happy Halloween mural at the Community Schools’ Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 28. Hundreds...
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City, State Officials Break Ground on New Soldiers’ Home Facility

November 2, 2018
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City, State Officials Break Ground on New Soldiers’ Home Facility

The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home has officially embarked on a new face and mission to help care for veterans and their families, breaking ground Monday on a $199 million Community...
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New Holiday Inn on Broadway Shows Strong Hotel Market

November 2, 2018
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New Holiday Inn on Broadway Shows Strong Hotel Market

The new Holiday Inn on  upper Broadway, next to Mill Creek, is showing great occupancy rates and yet another strong property in the Chelsea-based Colwen Management group of hotels....
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Early Voting Slow, First Time for Saturday Voting

November 2, 2018
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Early voting in Chelsea has been a bit slow, but voters are taking advantage of the new early voting period ahead of the Nov. 6 election. City Clerk Jeannette...
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‘Big Top’ Comes to Chelsea City Council

November 2, 2018
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Civility was at a premium at Monday night’s City Council meeting. While the meetings typically end with a pro forma opportunity for councillors to make community announcements and hold...
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ELC Put on Lockdown Wednesday as Shots Fired Outside

November 2, 2018
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The John Silber Early Learning Center, or Shurtleff School, was put on a heavy lockdown Wednesday afternoon after police responded to shots fired on Congress Avenue. There were no...
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City Manager Extends Fire Chief Contract Through 2022

November 2, 2018
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Fire Chief Len Albanese had his contract renewed for another three years by City Manager Tom Ambrosino. Albanese came to the City in 2016 from North Providence after a...
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School Updates

November 2, 2018
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BERKOWITZ SCHOOL Berkowitz students had a great time at the October School-Wide Assembly. Students were recognized for exhibiting the core values of respect, responsibility, empathy, and determination. Students showed...
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News Briefs

November 2, 2018
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WORK STARTS ON MARGINAL LIGHT The City has started work on the new pedestrian traffic light along Marginal Street that will assist residents trying to cross the busy street...
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Jordan Boys & Girls Club News

November 2, 2018
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Member All Stars and October Members of the Month:  Congratulations to the following members who were great role models for their peers, who were helpful, kind, and friendly last...
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Police Briefs 11-01-2018

November 2, 2018
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OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP TARGETS 22 DEALERS Teams of officers saturated the Bellingham Square area Thursday morning, Oct. 25, and arrested several individuals on warrants for illegal distribution of cocaine and...
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Letter to the Editor

November 2, 2018
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City Council Meeting was a circus To the Editor: Having been a City Councillor for four years prior to be on the Council now, I’ve never seen anything like...
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Nurse Staffing Ratios Would Harm Cambridge Health Alliance

November 2, 2018
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As the chair of the board of trustees at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a health system that serves more than 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Malden and Revere,...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members...
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