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Zoning Board to Hear Major Plan for Forbes Site in Mill Hill

September 3, 2018
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The Chinese company that was sent packing in 2015 for a far-reaching plan for the Forbes site that included skyscrapers more than 20 stories tall, is now back before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) next month with a more modest – but still large – plan for the site. YIHE will present a...
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New Clark Avenue School Opens with Buzz of Excitement on Wednesday

September 3, 2018
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It was a new year at the Clark Avenue Middle School Wednesday morning, Aug. 29. But it wasn’t just any new year. It was the year that students poured through a brand new front door to the clean, sparkling hallways of a brand new $54 million school building with all of the most modern...
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News Briefs

September 3, 2018
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BEACON STREET RAMP TO CLOSE The Beacon Street off-ramp on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge closed for construction on Aug. 27 for two months through November. The Route 111 Bus outbound will use an alternative route until the ramp is reopened. The Route 111 bus outbound will use the 4th Street off-ramp, turn right on Broadway, left...
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Chelsea Man Arrested for Defacing Newly Painted Chelsea Walk Mural

September 3, 2018
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One bad apple hasn’t spoiled a whole bunch at the Chelsea Walk, where a man was arrested last week for defacing the newly painted mural on the reclaimed Walk. On Aug. 20, at 2:52 p.m., a CPD officer was flagged down in the area of Luther Place by a male party who stated someone destroyed their...
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Traffic Commission Approves Two-Way Broadway, Other Changes Downtown

September 2, 2018
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The Chelsea Traffic Commission voted 4-1 on Tuesday night to recommend that the Broadway business corridor be changed from a one-way, to a two-way street – the culmination of more than a year of planning. Carolyn Vega was the lone vote on the Commission against the two-way plan. She wasn’t opposed to the overall...
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That ‘nco’ Deserves an ‘Encore’: Lettering Begins to go up on Tower

September 2, 2018
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The Encore Boston Harbor tower begins to look more and more like the drawings that Everett residents have looked at for years, and this week many were surprised to see the ‘Encore’ moniker begin to be placed on the top “swoosh” of the casino tower. At the moment, only the ‘nco’ of ‘Encore’ was...
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Riseman Family Theatre Puts on Kids Version of Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 17, 2018
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Riseman Family Theatre Puts on Kids Version of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare has taken a youthful bent this summer in Chelsea Square as the Riseman Family Theatre is putting on two weekends of the classic Midsummer Night’s Dream with a full cast of young people. It’s the fourth full production put on by the Theatre – a branch of the Apollinaire Theatre – and the...
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I’ve Just Started:City Manager Ambrosino Would Like to Continue Work in Chelsea

August 17, 2018
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City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he would love to have a new contract and return to Chelsea so he can continue the work he started more than three years ago. The announcement came on the eve of the beginning of his annual evaluation by a committee of the City Council – a process that...
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Day Center on Broadway Making Strides, Ready for Next Step

August 17, 2018
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The Chelsea Day Center in the Light of Christ Church on Broadway has been a haven for those who had nowhere to go during the day, the folks that formerly hung out all day in Bellingham Square, and though it hasn’t been perfect City officials believe there is still a great need for the...
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Police Youth Academy Gets a Jump in Its First Year

August 17, 2018
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As a drill instructor punished young Chelsea men with squats, knee bends, jump tucks and a variety of sit up exercises – the young people didn’t give up, but rather seemed to beg for more. It’s been a pattern that’s repeated itself daily for the last seven weeks as the first-ever Chelsea Youth Police...
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