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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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Obituaries 11-15-2018

November 17, 2018
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Jose Miguel Arroyo Of East Boston, formerly of Chelseaand Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Arroyo passed away Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long illness.  He was 53 years old. Born in Patillas Puerto Rico, he was one of nine children given to the union of Inocencia Morales of...
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A Day to Remember the Departed

November 9, 2018
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A Day to Remember the Departed

Fernanda Lopez helped hang the paper kites created by Chelsea residents and community groups during the first Dia De Muerto, or All Souls Day, as part of Chelsea Prospers. The event displayed kites made by residents before the event, a tradition that is tied to the Sumpango Kite Festival in Guatemala and Ecuador.
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Family Literacy Day

November 9, 2018
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Family Literacy Day

Joe McCormack and his son, William, making bookmarks during the annual Chelsea Reads Family Literacy Day on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Chelsea Public Library.
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Bishop Proposes City Council Pay Cut

November 9, 2018
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If District 1 City Councillor Robert Bishop gets his way, he’ll be taking $6,000 per year out of his own pockets, and those of his fellow city councillors. Monday night, Bishop introduced an ordinance asking that the Council salary be cut from $14,000 to $8,000 per year beginning in 2020. The councillor said he...
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