Archive for November, 2018

Robert DeSalvio Speaks at JGBC Breakfast Series

November 17, 2018
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Robert DeSalvio Speaks at JGBC Breakfast Series

Robert DeSalvio, president of Encore Boston Harbor, was the guest speaker at the Jordan Boys and Girls Breakfast Series at the clubhouse on Willow Street. DeSalvio presented an update on the $2.6 billion 5-star-hotel and casino that will open in Everett in June, 2019. The project is the single largest, private single-phase development in...
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TND,Traggorth to Appeal ZBA Denial of 1005 Broadway

November 17, 2018
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The development team of The Neighborhood Developers (TND) and Traggorth Development will appeal last month’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) decision to reject their 42-unit waterfront development on upper Broadway. TND Director Rafael Mares and David Traggorth, principal of Traggorth, said they believe the project still has great value for Chelsea and for those...
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Councillors Vidot, Avellaneda Battle Over Campaign Finance

November 17, 2018
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Council President Damali Vidot and Councillor Roy Avellaneda have been battling over a campaign finance violation issued by the state to Vidot earlier this year, with both having radically different views on the matter. This week, the Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) released its fall report that contained the paperwork on the...
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Corcoran,CHA Ready to Present New Plan for Innes Street Redevelopment

November 17, 2018
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The Corcoran Development team and the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) are ready to kick-off discussion on their new plan to re-develop the Innes Housing Development into a 330-unit, mixed-income development in two phases. The plan has been tried before, but was derailed early on, and now with a new financing plan, and some new...
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Re-Opening Beacon Street Off-Ramp to Chelsea on Monday, November 19

November 17, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced the Beacon Street off-ramp to Chelsea will be re-opened to all vehicular traffic on Monday, November 19. As a result, the direction of traffic on Chestnut Street between 3rd and 4th Street will return to its usual one-way direction, heading south. The ramp has been repaired and rehabilitated as...
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Police Briefs 11-15-2018

November 17, 2018
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ABUSED DOG, WOMAN On Oct. 30, at 9:45 a.m., a female was feloniously assaulted as she walked her dog in the area of 175 Crescent Ave. The victim reported that she observed a female walking a dog and walking with a young child as she, too, walked along the same street, and at one...
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Chelsea Residents are Being Priced Out, Need Developments Like 1005 Broadway

November 17, 2018
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A few weeks ago, the Zoning Board of Appeals narrowly rejected our proposal to convert a vacant lot at 1005 Broadway into 42 new homes, a coffee shop (or similar business), greenspace, an open walking path along Mill Creek, and 42 parking spaces. We were motivated to propose this project because Chelsea residents are...
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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 17, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us, is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy....
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The More Women, The Better

November 17, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political process than at any time in our recent history. The recent election of scores of women, of diverse backgrounds, to public office has signified that...
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Sports 11-15-2018

November 17, 2018
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CHS Roundup CHS football team gears up for season finale with Brighton   The Chelsea High football team will seek to end its season on a high note when the Red Devils travel to Brighton for a Thanksgiving Eve battle next Wednesday evening. Kick off is slated for 7:00 p.m. Chelsea dropped a 32-2...
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