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BHCC Receives $2.4M in Private Grant Funding

September 14, 2018
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The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation awarded $2.4 million to Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) to establish the Early College program at BHCC, marking the largest private grant awarded in the College’s history. The announcement was made in Chelsea Wednesday afternoon at an event celebrating the early college designation to Chelsea High School’s Early College...
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Judith Garcia Participates in International Political Exchange to Russia

September 14, 2018
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Judith Garcia, a member of the City Council of Chelsea, MA, will be participating in a political exchange program to Russia from September 8-18, as a delegate on an exchange organized by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL). Garcia is joined by six other emerging political and policy leaders between the ages...
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News Briefs

September 14, 2018
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JENNY THE JUGGLER The one-and-only Jenny the Juggler will perform for the Chelsea Public Library on City Hall Lawn next Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. The program kicks off the fall programming for the Library. See below for many more fun fall things to do at the CPL.   FALL/WINTER RECREATION PROGRAMMING Looking...
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Downtown Façade Program Continues to Move Forward with Businesses

September 14, 2018
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Throughout the summer, contractor to Chelsea Prospers Nathalia Hermida has been meeting with downtown business owners to create new designs for their facades and signage. Some proposals show dramatic changes with a real “wow factor.” While some of her concepts have higher price tags, she’s also identified how, with more modest investments, residents can...
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Grants Applications Available Sept 24 for Chelsea Thrives

September 14, 2018
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The Chelsea Thrives Partnership is offering mini-grants to anyone who has a great idea for a positive activity or event for youth in Chelsea. Mini-grants are available to individuals that are organizing programs that serve five or more youth. Mini-grants are available to: Groups Individuals Organizations Schools Winners will be scored and selected based...
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M-DOT Lights it Up in Czech Republic, to Play Boston Common this Weekend

September 14, 2018
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Revere native Michael ‘M-DOT’ Januario continues to hone his lyrical skills, traveling to Europe for colossal rap festivals, and working on the second part of his critically-acclaimed album. And he does it all while balancing a family and a career. Fresh off his hit album ‘Ego and the Enemy’ last year, M-DOT just got...
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MS-13 Member Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for RICO Conspiracy

September 14, 2018
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A member of MS-13 was sentenced Sept. 10 in federal court in Boston. German Hernandez Escobar, a/k/a “Terible,” 30, a Salvadoran national, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 23 years in prison, three years of supervised release and will be subject to deportation upon completion of his sentence. In March 2018,...
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MS-13 Member Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for Role in 2015 Murder

September 14, 2018
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An MS-13 member was sentenced Sept. 6 in federal court in Boston on charges of racketeering conspiracy involving murder. Oscar Noe Recinos Garcia, a/k/a “Psycho,” 24, a Salvadoran national, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 23 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Recinos Garcia will...
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School Updates

September 14, 2018
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KELLY UPDATES Kelly School staff got outside to learn and play some fun, active recess games during our PD days, thanks to Healthy Chelsea partnership and Playworks! Kids and teachers alike have been having great fun starting to play the Playworks core games at recess this week, with lots more fun to come! Fourth...
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Letter to the Editor

September 14, 2018
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Focus on the issues To the Editor: On Monday, September 10, was the City Council’s first meeting back since being on summer break. There seemed to be a full house, which is rare for a Council meeting, but concerned people along with residents came out to voice their opinion on converting Broadway into a...
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