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Police Briefs 11-01-2018

November 2, 2018
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OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP TARGETS 22 DEALERS Teams of officers saturated the Bellingham Square area Thursday morning, Oct. 25, and arrested several individuals on warrants for illegal distribution of cocaine and heroin as part of an undercover operation targeting street level dealing in Chelsea neighborhoods – including the downtown business district. Chief Brian Kyes stated, “This operation is an important...
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Letter to the Editor

November 2, 2018
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City Council Meeting was a circus To the Editor: Having been a City Councillor for four years prior to be on the Council now, I’ve never seen anything like this meeting we had on Monday.  I feel bad for the residents and people attending and watching on TV. It’s like a Barnum and Bailey...
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Nurse Staffing Ratios Would Harm Cambridge Health Alliance

November 2, 2018
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As the chair of the board of trustees at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a health system that serves more than 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Malden and Revere, I am writing to express concerns about Question 1, the government-mandated nurse staffing ratio proposal on the November ballot. If approved, this mandate would negatively impact...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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Sports 11-01-2018

November 2, 2018
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CHS Roundup CHS boys win CAC title; Turner is champion; Deras finishes 2nd for girls The Chelsea High boys cross country team, led by Justin Turner, won the Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship this past Saturday on a cold and rainy morning at Greater Lowell. The triumph marked the Red Devils’ first CAC Large School...
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Obituaries 11-01-2018

November 2, 2018
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Arnold ‘Arnie’ Barry Garber Formerly of Chelsea Friday, October 26, 2018 Arnold Barry Garber of Glendale, Wisconsin, formerly of Chelsea, Massachusetts, died at the Sarah Chudnow rehab center in Mequon, WI after an extended illness. Arnold was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts on May 21, 1935, son of the late Ben Garber and Rebecca Mekelburg...
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Chelsea Pot-O-Gold Dinner

October 26, 2018
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Chelsea Pot-O-Gold Dinner

Ray Monkiewicz, City Manager Tom Ambrosino, Matt Monkiewicz (Johnny Cash) and Jennifer Monkiewicz (June Carter Cash).
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Planning Board Okays McDonald’s Rebuild Project

October 26, 2018
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The golden arches on Revere Beach Parkway are going to shine a little brighter. Tuesday night, the Planning Board approved a special permit allowing for the demolition and rebuild of the McDonald’s at 170 Revere Beach Parkway. The updated fast food restaurant will be larger than the current building and will feature a double...
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School Updates

October 26, 2018
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BERKOWITZ SCHOOL Second grade math classes have been out in the garden measuring garlic to make sure it has enough room to grow. The garlic they plant will then overwinter and be ready to harvest in the spring.   HOOKS SCHOOL The Hooks School had their 2nd Annual Harvest Festival Thursday night, Oct. 18....
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Police Briefs 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Tuesday, 10/9 Shannon O’Donnell, 33, Homeless, was arrested for shoplifting and witness intimidation. Oscar Pacas, 38, 260 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Wednesday, 10/10 Ivan Ramirez, 38, 51 Flint St., Somerville, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. Luis Rodriguez, 29, 25 Fremont Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant....
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