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State Athletics Organization Honors Chelsea High Senior Yarid Deras

November 29, 2018
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Cross Country standout Yarid Deras may not talk much about her achievements, but the senior Chelsea High scholar-athlete has plenty of others to tout her accomplishments. Aside from her coaches and Athletic Director Amanda Alpert, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has also honored her. On Nov. 14, at the MIAA Recognition Breakfast, Deras...
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Planning Bd Recommends Zoning Changes,Approves Parkway Peruvian Restaurant

November 29, 2018
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The Planning Board recommended approval to two changes to the City’s zoning ordinances on Tuesday night. The first change affects the Naval Hospital Residential and Commercial Districts, also known as the Admiral’s Hill area of the city. In the 1980s, the city slackened many building and zoning regulations for the district in an effort...
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Christmas Ecumenical Memorial Service at Woodlawn Cemetery on Nov 29

November 29, 2018
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Woodlawn Cemetery has announced it will be holding its 18th annual Christmas Ecumenical Memorial Service in the chapel on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. Francis J. LaRovere, III, esquire president and chief executive officer, in making the announcement said, “This is a difficult season for those who have lost a loved one; we...
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Chelsea Residents Take Part in March and Protest

November 29, 2018
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Members of Chelsea Uniting Against the War, a group of young women from the Chelsea Collaborative, peace activists from neighboring communities,  Rhode Island and Vermont filled a bus from Chelsea City Hall to attend the Women’s March on the Pentagon on October 21.  Other Chelsea residents came in  large vans or cars. The march...
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Encore Boston Harbor Commits $10 Million to Greater Boston Social, Civic Institutions

November 29, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor is committing $10 million over the next four years to support a wide range of social programs and civic institutions that will help those in need and improve the lives of residents in local communities, the company announced on Tuesday – also known as Giving Tuesday. To assist in managing funds...
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MS-13 Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Gang Murders of Two Local Teenagers

November 29, 2018
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An MS-13 member was sentenced to life in prison for using social media to lure and violently murder two teenage boys – one from Chelsea – in East Boston. Edwin Gonzalez, a/k/a “Sangriento,” 23, a Salvadoran national, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to life in prison. In June...
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Disco Dancing:Karen Poverman, Chris Farina form KC Dance Studio in Peabody

November 29, 2018
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After meeting at a dance studio party in Allston 11 years ago, Revere resident Chris Farina and Chelsea native Karen Padulsky Poverman have been dance partners at local clubs ever since. “I was out with my girlfriends and he asked me to dance,” said Poverman, the daughter of Morton and Sandra Padulsky of Chelsea....
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News Briefs

November 29, 2018
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CHELSEA TREE LIGHTING TODAY, NOV. 29 All are invited to attend the Chelsea Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Chelsea Square. Presented by the City of Chelsea and the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, the celebration brings two hours of family-friendly activities including music, dance, and...
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Raising The Roof Fundraiser

November 26, 2018
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Raising The Roof Fundraiser

CEO of Opportunity Communities Ann Houston (former CEO of TND), Joe Rettman of NEI Interiors Construction, and Rafael Mares, executive director of TND, during the Nov. 13 40th anniversary Raising the Roof fundraiser for TND. The power-packed event took place at the Mystic Brewery in Chelsea and marked the organization’s 40th birthday.
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Tax Rate Set:Nominal Tax Bill Increases for Most,Decreases for Condos

November 26, 2018
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The Chelsea Council voted in the recommended tax rate and a residential exemption of 30 percent on Monday night, sealing the deal for nominal increases to most residential owner-occupants and decreases for condo owner-occupants. The lone increase that was notable over last year was for three-family homeowners, who will see a 9 percent increase...
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