Archive for June, 2018

Foley Installed as President Of the Rotary Club of Chelsea

June 29, 2018
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Foley Installed as President Of the Rotary Club of Chelsea

Maureen Foley was installed as the 91st president of the Rotary Club of Chelsea at the organization’s Installation of Officers Receptions June 21 at the Homewood Suites Event Center. Foley was on her home turf. She is the director of community relations for Colwen Hotel Management which operates three hotels in Chelsea, with a...
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On Hold:‘Real Discussion’ Unfolds Regarding Small Liquor Bottles, Special Meeting Aug 28

June 29, 2018
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The Chelsea Licensing Commission has put on hold the ban of small liquor bottles (100 ml) after a hearing Tuesday night where numerous package store owners from the City came forward to protest the change. The hearing came on the heels of the ban of “nip” bottles last month, with Chelsea being the first...
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Controversial Parking Plan Gets Tabled at Council, Still a Victory for Vidot

June 29, 2018
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After many hours of meetings and dozens of discussions, a parking plan putting put forth by Council President Damali Vidot has been tabled by a vote of 6-4. But within that vote was the promise by City Manager Tom Ambrosino to do a comprehensive parking study that would focus on resident needs and be...
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Eastern Avenue/Broadway Signal: To Fix It, or Not to Fix It

June 29, 2018
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The blinking signals at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Broadway have not functioned for years, but after some recent repairs, they are close to being fixed now. The question, though, has become whether or not the City really wants to get them working. “The constraint on operating the lights has not just been...
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Hotel Study Indicates Chelsea Could Support an Upscale Property

June 29, 2018
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A long-awaited hotel study commissioned by the City has been completed and indicates that the market in Chelsea could support and ‘upper upscale’ property if one were proposed. City Manager Tom Ambrosino commissioned the study last year when a hotel was proposed on Second Street, and it wasn’t certain if the market in Chelsea...
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News Briefs

June 29, 2018
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TIBETAN (IRISH) CLUB City Councillor Joe Perlatonda reported that the new Tibetan Club at the old Irish Club has impressed him with their willingness to work with the community. The club took over the old Irish Club earlier this year, and they are in the process of fixing it up significantly. He said they...
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Veronica Robles Cultural Center to Hold First Uniting Borders Multicultural Festival

June 29, 2018
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In response to the U.S. border crisis, and the recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration’s travel ban for some Muslim countries, local community leader Veronica Robles has decided to host an uplifting celebration of all cultures that call East Boston and America home. The Veronica Robles Cultural Center will...
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Mystic Brewery Named ‘Best of Boston’ Breweries

June 29, 2018
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Boston Magazine announced this week that the Mystic Brewery on Williams Street was named the Best of Boston brewery, joining stalwart former winners like Night Shift Brewery and Jack’s Abbey. The annual Best of Boston edition hit the newsstands last week, and 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the awards. For the past 12...
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Border Crisis:Senator Markey, EBNHC Administrators, Healthcare Professionals Talk About the Health Impacts of Separating Children from Families at the Border

June 29, 2018
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Flanked by the state’s leading doctors, psychiatrists and pediatricians U.S. Senator Edward Markey delivered an emotional speech discussing the health impacts on children and families caused by separating children from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. The press conference last Friday outside the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center in Maverick Square followed...
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Ledia Koco Receives the Paul Harris Fellow Award

June 29, 2018
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Rotary President-Elect said that Ledia Koco was a wonderful example of the importance of the Interact Club at Chelsea High School. Koco, 25, was a member and president of the CHS Interact Club during her four years at the school. Interact Club is sponsored by the Chelsea Rotary Club and introduces students to the...
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