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Clean Water:Chelsea Leaders Receive MWRA Grant for Removing Lead Service Lines

December 7, 2018
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Clean Water:Chelsea Leaders Receive MWRA Grant for Removing Lead Service Lines

Lead pipes are often a hidden danger under the streets and sidewalks for a lot of families in Chelsea, but if the City can help it, that danger will be removed one pipe at a time. On Monday, the MWRA and the Clean Water Action Group awarded the City of Chelsea and GreenRoots for...
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City Council News

December 7, 2018
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Police contracts add $876,000 in salary increases, residency requirement for new hires After more than two and a half years of negotiations, the City is on the verge of a new contract with its two police unions that will see pay increases of up to three percent and implement residency requirements for new hires....
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City of Chelsea News and Notes

December 7, 2018
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Senior Tax Work-Off Program The City of Chelsea is happy to announce that the Senior Tax Work-Off Program is being offered once again.  We offer clerical tasks and various office duties. The Senior Tax Work-Off Program is a special program offered by the City of Chelsea to help financially eligible seniors receive a reduction...
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News Briefs

December 7, 2018
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DIDOMENICO SPEAKS AT MIRA Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently served as a speaker at the Massachusetts Immigrants and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition’s Annual Our Shared Table event at the State House. Every year, to kick off the holiday season, MIRA hosts this luncheon for newly sworn-in U.S citizens and other immigrants and refugees to celebrate...
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Six MS-13 Members Charged with RICO Conspiracy; Five Defendants Charged with Murdering Teenager in July 2018

December 7, 2018
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Six members of the violent, transnational organization known as “La Mara Salvatrucha” or “MS-13” were indicted Nov. 28 in federal court in Boston with racketeering – with five charged in the murder of a teen last summer. As alleged in the indictment, as part of the racketeering conspiracy, five of the six defendants participated...
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Police Briefs 12-06-2018

December 7, 2018
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Tuesday, 11/20 Ana Gonzalez, 59, 90 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. David Henao-Jimenez, 19, 121 Union St., Everett, was arrested for speeding, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle and possessing open container of alcohol in motor vehicle. Wednesday, 11/21                                                                                                                 Maria Ortiz, 49, 172 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Saturday, 11/24...
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Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2018
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Casualties of War Dear Editor, Throughout American history no war has endured as long as our war on poverty, first coined in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The enemy is poverty; the mission was clear, identify the root causes of poverty in each community and develop local strategies that eliminate the barriers that...
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Bush Decency and America’s Christmas List

December 7, 2018
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Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit. Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobbyists working on behalf of the pharmaceutical and medical insurance companies and represent the American people. Prescription costs are too high and the government pays too much money to...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 7, 2018
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With the Christmas season in full swing, there will be the usual office, family, and neighborhood parties for all of us to partake and enjoy. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts or to be party-Scrooges, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to...
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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we...
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