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Chelsea 500 Committee to Host Career Fair on Dec 14 at City Hall

November 9, 2018
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The Chelsea 500 Committee, consisting of local organizations such as the Chelsea Collaborative, TND, the Chelsea Housing Authority, the Chelsea Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division, and Bunker Hill Community College, will hold a Career Fair on Dec. 14 at Chelsea City Hall. The newly formed committee is working collectively to create a jobs pathway...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 9, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the...
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Sports 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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CHS Roundup CHS boys soccer falls in state tourney The Chelsea High boys soccer team dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 decision to Acton-Boxboro in a first round contest of the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA state soccer tournament last Friday evening on the turf at Highland Park. The Red Devils grabbed a 1-0...
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Obituaries 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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Cornelius “Neil” Barnes November 07, 1927 – November 03, 2018 Cornelius F. “Neil” passed away at the Marian Manor in South Boston on Saturday, Nov. 3. He was 90 years old. Born and raised in South Boston, a son of the late John Patrick and Sarah (Williams) Barnes, he graduated from South Boston High...
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Halloween Celebration

November 2, 2018
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Halloween Celebration

Mila Vega, as Rainbow Dash, and Amil Dural, as Descendants’ Evie, in front of the Happy Halloween mural at the Community Schools’ Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 28. Hundreds of children gathered for the annual party at the Williams School.
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Early Voting Slow, First Time for Saturday Voting

November 2, 2018
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Early voting in Chelsea has been a bit slow, but voters are taking advantage of the new early voting period ahead of the Nov. 6 election. City Clerk Jeannette Cintron White said there had been 298 voters from Monday, Oct. 22, through Monday, Oct. 29. The first week saw 190 voters, but White said...
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‘Big Top’ Comes to Chelsea City Council

November 2, 2018
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Civility was at a premium at Monday night’s City Council meeting. While the meetings typically end with a pro forma opportunity for councillors to make community announcements and hold moments of silence to honor those who have recently died in the community, this week’s meeting ended with a flurry of accusations, banging gavels, and...
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School Updates

November 2, 2018
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BERKOWITZ SCHOOL Berkowitz students had a great time at the October School-Wide Assembly. Students were recognized for exhibiting the core values of respect, responsibility, empathy, and determination. Students showed off their skills. Mr. Romanoff and Ms. Plotz performed a duet. And of course, Berky made an appearance and let the students know about our...
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News Briefs

November 2, 2018
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WORK STARTS ON MARGINAL LIGHT The City has started work on the new pedestrian traffic light along Marginal Street that will assist residents trying to cross the busy street to get to the PORT Park. The item has been on the wish list of Councillor Giovanni Recupero for quite some time, and recently he...
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Jordan Boys & Girls Club News

November 2, 2018
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Member All Stars and October Members of the Month:  Congratulations to the following members who were great role models for their peers, who were helpful, kind, and friendly last month and were selected to be the Jordan Boys & Girls Club’s Members of the Month!  1st grade: Cristian Chicas; 2nd grade: Arwa Ait-Chaib; 3rd...
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