Archive for October, 2018

Roca’s 30th Anniversary

October 15, 2018
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Roca’s 30th Anniversary

Roca CEO Molly Baldwin shares a laugh with state Housing Secretary Jay Ash, the former Chelsea city manager, during Roca’s 30th Annual celebration last Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Chelsea headquarters.Dignitaries, participants and friends – past and present – came to enjoy the milestone event.
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Officials Cut the Ribbon on New Clark Avenue Middle School

October 15, 2018
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Officials Cut the Ribbon on New Clark Avenue Middle School

The cutting of the official ribbon on the Clark Avenue Middle School on Oct. 3 signaled the ceremonial opening of the school, but it also signaled the investment in the youth of Chelsea – an investment that community and state leaders said was deserved and overdue. Supt. Mary Bourque welcomed dignitaries to the school...
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ROADBLOCK:ZBA Rejects Request for Housing Project

October 15, 2018
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A lot at the corner of Broadway and Clinton Street has sat empty for more than five years. That site will remain undeveloped for the foreseeable future, as the Zoning Board of Appeals rejected a request for a special permit to build a four-story, 42-unit affordable apartment building at 1001-1005 Broadway on Tuesday night....
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Encore Signs Agreement with Local Entertainment Group

October 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor added a local flavor to its five-star, $2.5 billion global resort this week, announcing that it has signed a lease with New England-based Big Night Entertainment Group to operate a 16,400-square-foot restaurant and lounge and an 8,000-square-foot luxury nightclub at the resort. Named for both its alluring design and waterfront location...
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Chelsea Fire Dept to Host Free Family Fire Safety Night Oct 13

October 15, 2018
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The Chelsea Fire Department welcomes local families to a free Open House on Saturday, October 13, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The open house, sponsored by Papa Gino’s, is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.  The Chelsea Fire Department Open House will be held at 307 Chestnut St. This open house commemorates...
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Hundreds Join Roca for Its 30th Anniversary Celebration Party

October 15, 2018
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An outpouring of community love, relentlessness and transformation echoed around Park Street Wednesday as the region’s leaders joined hundreds of young people, the adults that love them and community partners in celebrating Roca’s deep impact the last three decades. Roca’s participants, staff, alumni and partners came together for a night of live music and...
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News Briefs

October 15, 2018
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FREE JAZZ THIS WEEKEND AT PEARL GALLERY The Pearl Street Gallery, 100 Pearl St., will be hosting a jazz concert at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, featuring a Special Edition of the Russ Gershon Trio. Gershon is a Grammy-nominated arranger and saxophonist, the founder and leader of the five time Boston Music Award...
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State Officials Seek to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

October 15, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), in partnership with the Statewide Stormwater Coalition, announced the launch of a new stormwater awareness campaign to help Massachusetts cities and towns comply with new federal stormwater management requirements. The announcement was made during an event at the Joseph H. Gibbons Elementary School in Stoughton. “Stormwater runoff...
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Police Briefs 10-11-2018

October 15, 2018
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CHIEF KYES TO BE HONORED The Northeast Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) Foundation will honor Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes for his continuous work on behalf of police departments throughout the Commonwealth. Chief Kyes has taken the lead on immigration enforcement reform, police accreditation and police training. It was through his leadership and exhaustive work that...
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Letter to the Editor

October 15, 2018
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VOTE YES ON QUESTION 3 Dear Editor Massachusetts has always been a leader in the nation. The United States looks to our state as a model for progressivism, especially when it comes to civil rights. We were, after all, the first state to acknowledge and legalize the right for same sex couples to marry....
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