Archive for October, 2018

Chelsea Pot-O-Gold Dinner

October 26, 2018
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Chelsea Pot-O-Gold Dinner

Ray Monkiewicz, City Manager Tom Ambrosino, Matt Monkiewicz (Johnny Cash) and Jennifer Monkiewicz (June Carter Cash).
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Ask and You Shall Receive:City, Students Celebrate Tree Request on Arbor Day

October 26, 2018
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Ask and You Shall Receive:City, Students Celebrate Tree Request on Arbor Day

When Ayman Souabny looked around his school and his city, he didn’t see much of anything but concrete. He, and many of his students at the Wright Middle School, wanted to see trees. And the City heard their call. On Friday, the Chelsea Tree Board and City officials joined Souabny and several other key...
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Planning Board Okays McDonald’s Rebuild Project

October 26, 2018
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The golden arches on Revere Beach Parkway are going to shine a little brighter. Tuesday night, the Planning Board approved a special permit allowing for the demolition and rebuild of the McDonald’s at 170 Revere Beach Parkway. The updated fast food restaurant will be larger than the current building and will feature a double...
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Chelsea Viaduct Contract Approved

October 26, 2018
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The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has approved the contract for construction on the Chelsea Viaduct project, with the low bidder being Skanska McCourt at $169.37 million, some 3 percent below estimates for the massive rebuilding project. A key part of the scope of work identified in the documents includes keeping the Arlington Street...
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Condo Owners Organize in Protest of ‘Exclusive’ Water Discount Program

October 26, 2018
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A new and irate constituency of condo owners has arisen in response to the Water Discount program championed by Councilor Giovanni Recupero and voted on by the City Council Sept. 24 – a proposal that excludes condo owners from the owner-occupied water bill discount. Recupero proposed the measure in September, after many years of...
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Comedy Legend Steve Sweeney to Host Movie Showing on Nov. 7

October 26, 2018
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Steve Sweeney is a certified, top-shelf legend on the Boston comedy scene, who has been entertaining audiences for decades. Whether it’s his joke-telling, dead-on impersonations, or his side-splitting exaggeration of the famed Boston accent, Sweeney will leave you rolling in the aisles at one of his comedy shows. The towering, 6-foot-4-inch actor and comedian...
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School Updates

October 26, 2018
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BERKOWITZ SCHOOL Second grade math classes have been out in the garden measuring garlic to make sure it has enough room to grow. The garlic they plant will then overwinter and be ready to harvest in the spring.   HOOKS SCHOOL The Hooks School had their 2nd Annual Harvest Festival Thursday night, Oct. 18....
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Police Briefs 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Tuesday, 10/9 Shannon O’Donnell, 33, Homeless, was arrested for shoplifting and witness intimidation. Oscar Pacas, 38, 260 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Wednesday, 10/10 Ivan Ramirez, 38, 51 Flint St., Somerville, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Luis Rodriguez, 29, 25 Fremont Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant....
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Letters to the Editor

October 26, 2018
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Stand Up For Equality: Vote Yes on 3 To the Editor: Two years ago, Massachusetts joined 17 states and Washington, D.C., by enacting protections for transgender individuals in public accommodations that serve the general public. As I sat in the House of Representatives gallery on the day the vote was taken, I could not...
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Stand Up for Equality: Vote Yes on 3

October 26, 2018
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Two years ago, Massachusetts joined 17 states and Washington, D.C., by enacting protections for transgender individuals in public accommodations that serve the general public. As I sat in the House of Representatives gallery on the day the vote was taken, I could not help to be overjoyed by the ongoing effort to make Massachusetts...
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