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Letters to the Editor

October 26, 2018
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Stand Up For Equality: Vote Yes on 3 To the Editor: Two years ago, Massachusetts joined 17 states and Washington, D.C., by enacting protections for transgender individuals in public accommodations that serve the general public. As I sat in the House of Representatives gallery on the day the vote was taken, I could not...
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Stand Up for Equality: Vote Yes on 3

October 26, 2018
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Two years ago, Massachusetts joined 17 states and Washington, D.C., by enacting protections for transgender individuals in public accommodations that serve the general public. As I sat in the House of Representatives gallery on the day the vote was taken, I could not help to be overjoyed by the ongoing effort to make Massachusetts...
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Three Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on Question 1

October 26, 2018
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Because I’m a nurse, and I work in a hospital, I’m asked every day how I feel about Question 1.  I’m beyond concerned.  I’m scared—for patients and nurses—and I’m voting “No.”  Question 1 highlights an important topic, but it is a dangerous approach to something as vital as our healthcare. Question 1 is confusing. ...
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Are You Ready for Halloween?

October 26, 2018
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Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween themes with spiders and ghosts and a few witches thrown in just for luck,...
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Sports 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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CHS Roundup Boys soccer wins two to clinch CAC Large Division title The Chelsea High boys soccer team won both of its games this past week against opponents from the Commonwealth Athletic Conference to clinch the title for the CAC Large Division. Coach Mick Milutinovic’s Red Devils now stand at a near-perfect 12-0-2 on...
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Obituaries 10-25-2018

October 26, 2018
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Elisa Cortes-DeJesus Long time Chelsea and State social worker and advocate for the Hispanic Community Elisa Cortes DeJesus of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea, born on May 10, 1949 in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, passed away recently. She spent her early years on the island and met her husband, Jose Otero Valentin in the city of...
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Condo Owners say Water and Sewer Discount Unfair

October 24, 2018
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The City Council passed District 6 City Councillor Giovanni Recupero’s measure to provide a 10 percent water and sewer percent discount to Chelsea homeowners last month. Yet, since that vote, there has been a fair share of resident dissatisfaction from condominium owners who don’t qualify for the price break, as well as allegations of...
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Council says ‘No, Thank You’ to Recupero TIF Proposal

October 24, 2018
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Last month, District 6 City Councillor Giovanni Recupero’s proposal to lower water and sewer rates for homeowners who live in the city narrowly won council approval. Monday night, Recupero took another shot at cutting a financial break for Chelsea’s home and business owners. This time, the support for a proposal to have City Manager...
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Chelsea Public Library Holds 13th Annual Family Literacy Day

October 24, 2018
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The Chelsea Public Library and Raising a Reader are inviting the community to the 13th Annual Family Literacy Day: Chelsea Reads, on Saturday, November 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Chelsea Public Library, to encourage families to visit the library and read together. “I was born and raised in the U.S., but my mom...
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Suffolk Students Henry, Nastri Speak at the Dedication Ceremony

October 24, 2018
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Two Suffolk University seniors, Sean Henry and Andrea Nastri, were the student speakers at the dedication ceremony for the new Michael and Larry Smith Residence Hall. Henry, an ice hockey player representing Suffolk’s student-athletes, noted the Smiths’ past gifts that led to the creation of the Michael S. Smith and Larry E. Smith Fitness...
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