Archive for April, 2018

Chel-Yea Raising Awareness

April 28, 2018
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Chel-Yea Raising Awareness

Members of the Chelsea Tree Board Molly Dunn, Diane Paxton, Mike Sandoval, Julie Shannon, and Denise Ortega gathered at the April Chel-Yea event, which was combined with an art show and chili cook-off to help raise awareness of the new Tree Board.
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Soldiers’ Home Secures Federal Funding for Center

April 28, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker announced last Friday that the state has secured approximately $70 million in federal funding for the new 154-bed Community Living Center at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home – federal funding that pretty much gives the green light to proceed on the project. State leaders have made a priority of designing and funding...
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Council Approves Transfers for Rainy Day Funds

April 28, 2018
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The Chelsea City Council approved a request from City Manager Tom Ambrosino to clean up and make a big-time deposit into the City’s savings accounts. The Council approved a $15 million transfer into the Stabilization Fund on Monday night, and also approved a $5 million transfer into a new School Stabilization Fund. At the...
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Mystic/Tobin’s Everett Avenue Onramp to Close May 7 for One Month

April 28, 2018
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The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced several changes to the Mystic/Tobin Bridge repair project, including the one-month closure of the Everett Avenue on-ramp May 7. MassDOT announced that since several projects in the area are coming underway – including the Alford Street Bridge, the North Washington Street Bridge, and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge in...
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Cambridge Hospital Provide Update on Allergies and What to Expect This Season

April 28, 2018
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Another harsh New England winter has thankfully come to an end. As the colder time of year comes to a close, allergy season is right around the corner. Itchy and watery eyes, runny noses, coughing and sneezing, and pollen make for a difficult few months for many as we all try to enjoy the...
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On May Day, Thousands to March For Worker and Immigrant Rights

April 28, 2018
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On Tuesday, May 1, International Workers’ Day workers, immigrants and supporters from across the region will join with labor and community organizations, starting at 4:00 p.m. in East Boston, and marching to Chelsea and Everett to participate in an act of unity and defiance against the Trump administration’s attacks against workers and immigrants. Labor, community and immigrants’ rights organization will...
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Women Celebrating Women at Roca

April 28, 2018
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Every country has a story about the strength of its women. That was the lesson learned by the 30 or so young mothers who attended Roca Chelsea’s International Women’s Day celebration on March 29. Roca’s Young Mothers program focuses on helping high risk young moms get out of violence and poverty, go to work,...
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Leslie Aldrich Takes the Reins as New Executive Director at CCHI

April 28, 2018
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After many years of working closely with the communities of Revere, Chelsea and Charlestown on public health issues, Leslie Aldrich was recently announced as the new executive director for the Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) at Mass General Hospital – the umbrella organization that includes Healthy Chelsea. Aldrich has been working at CCHI for the past...
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News Briefs

April 28, 2018
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CORRECTION In a Police Brief in last week’s Chelsea Record, it was reported that a “light oil” release in the Mystic River came from Global Oil in Chelsea. In fact, Global had nothing to do with it. Chelsea Fire officials said Global was to be praised for noticing the sheen and property reporting it....
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Chelsea Included in Baker-Polito Administration Opportunity Zone

April 28, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker submitted the state’s Opportunity Zone designations to the U.S. Treasury Department today to encourage long-term investment in eligible Massachusetts communities. Created as part of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Opportunity Zone program presents an opportunity for private, tax-free investment into areas of economic need, benefiting both...
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