Archive for August, 2018

The Trucks Stop Here:Chelsea Food Truck Festival Scheduled for Aug 14-16

August 11, 2018
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The Trucks Stop Here:Chelsea Food Truck Festival Scheduled for Aug 14-16

What better way to introduce the new ordinance allowing food trucks in the city than with a Chelsea Food Truck Festival? That’s the path that City Solicitor Cheryl Watson Fisher and City Hall summer intern Katherine Cabral are taking with the city’s first food truck festival that will be held on Aug. 14-16 (Tuesday...
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Marijuana Store, Education Facility Looks at Possible Parkway Plaza Location

August 11, 2018
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The Western Front company is proposing to locate a medical marijuana dispensary and a marijuana industry training program at the Parkway Plaza off of Webster Street. A public meeting to hear and discuss the proposal will be held at City Hall tonight, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. Attorney Tim Flaherty said that Western Front...
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Encore Boston Harbor Begins Monthly Job Clinics at Collaborative

August 11, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor and the Chelsea Collaborative started the first of many monthly job fairs last Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Collaborative’s Broadway headquarters. The Collaborative’s Sylvia Ramirez said they want to make sure Chelsea residents can benefit from the 4,000 full-time casino jobs that are coming in June 2019, and time is of...
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Large Crowds Enjoy Live Racing, Food Trucks at Suffolk Downs

August 11, 2018
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More than 13,000 people came to Suffolk Downs this weekend to enjoy live thoroughbred racing and a food truck festival. And what a show it was. There was a carnival-like atmosphere on two hot summer days at the popular East Boston racetrack. Longtime horseracing fans stood trackside next to some some young families who...
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Frustrated House Waited for Horse Racing/Simulcast Bill All Night

August 11, 2018
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Live horse racing and simulcasting took a topsy-turvy ride over a period of 48 hours last week, when the Sport of Kings became illegal in the Commonwealth for the first time in generations. All of it came as a result of the State Legislature’s run up to the end of its two-year Legislative session...
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Beacham, Robin, and Dexter in Everett to Basically Shut Down through October

August 11, 2018
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Facing a do-or-die situation for the completion of major off-site roadwork this summer, and a slower-than-expected work schedule on an Eversource project, Encore Boston Harbor and the City of Everett have announced on Tuesday the areas of Beacham, Dexter and Robin Streets will basically be closed off from Aug. 8 through October. The change...
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August Activities Posted at Local DCR Areas

August 11, 2018
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Celebrate DCR’s 125th birthday by exploring your state park system during the month of August. There are some wonderful programs happening statewide – below are few highlights!  For more information check out the DCR event and program calendar (https://www.mass.gov/service-details/upcoming-programs-and-events)!  Also, be sure to check out the DCR Waterfront Services Schedule for 2018 (https://www.mass.gov/doc/waterfront-services-schedule-may-2018)   for...
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Jose ‘Josey’ Cruz has Lent His Hands to Chelsea Walk

August 11, 2018
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Jose Cruz is quiet at the first impression, but he is intentional about and committed to improving his community. At 13-years old and a student at the Browne Middle School, “Josey” called by those who know him well, has been volunteering at the Chelsea Walk with artist Silvia Lopez Chavez since the beginning of...
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Dimitris Meletlidis, Broadway House of Pizza Showing Support for Chelsea Walk

August 11, 2018
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Dimitris Meletlidis, owner of Broadway House of Pizza, was skeptical about the Chelsea Walk Revitalization Project when he was first approached about the idea.  Now, he is one of the project’s biggest proponents. Dimitris, came from Greece in 1981 and attended Northeastern University where he earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical engineering. ...
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Police Briefs 08-09-2018

August 11, 2018
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REMOVED FROM DAY PROGRAM On Aug. 2, at 9 a.m., CPD officers were dispatched to 738 Broadway for the report of a female party who had been in the bathroom and refused to leave. Officers spoke to the supervisor who runs the program at the church who told the officers that the female was...
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