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MassDevelopment Designates Transformative Development:Initiative Fellow to Work in Chelsea

September 21, 2018
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MassDevelopment has hired a Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) fellow who will work to advance local redevelopment in a newly selected TDI District in Chelsea. Carlos Matos will work with the new Bellingham Square District for a term of two years to create a vibrant shopping district with a mix of affordable and market-rate housing...
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Bocce Bowl Blowout

September 14, 2018
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Bocce Bowl Blowout

Bob Litwin rolled the bocce ball skillfully down court on Saturday,Sept. 8, at Voke Park. Litwin bowled for the Chelsea team in the 2nd annual City Line rivalry, with the Chelsea team taking home the honors for the second time.
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Ashley Alexis Smith Marries Travis Yohe

September 14, 2018
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Ashley Alexis Smith Marries Travis Yohe

Chelsea resident Velvet Walsh Smith (right) is pictured with her daughter, Ashley Alexis Smith, and Travis Yohe, who were married on Sept. 8 in a beautiful ceremony followed by an elegant reception at the Tides Estate in New Jersey.
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Baker Visits CHS

September 14, 2018
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Baker Visits CHS

Supt. Mary Bourque explaining CHS’s five-year vision during a panel discussion and visit from Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration last Weds., Sept. 5. Baker came to CHS to review and hear about Chelsea’s innovative college credit program in association with Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC).
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Chelsea Supporters Showed Resolve for Pressley from Day One

September 14, 2018
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Chelsea Supporters Showed Resolve for Pressley from Day One

Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley enjoyed tremendous support in Chelsea from a wide array of residents and City officials in the Seventh Congressional District race. Pressley recorded one of the biggest upsets in Massachusetts political history when she defeated Congressman Mike Capuano in the Democratic Primary on Sept. 3, and nowhere did she find...
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Trash Talk:City Manager Calls for Consideration of Universal Trash Fee as Rates Rise for Water, Sewer and Trash

September 14, 2018
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City Manager Tom Ambrosino told the City Council he believes it might be time to start a discussion about charging everyone a trash fee in the coming years as costs continue to rise for rubbish collection and recycling. This came at the same time that he announced water and sewer rates would increase by...
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Chelsea Cultural Council Grants to Support Art and Cultural Projects

September 14, 2018
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Chelsea Cultural Council has received $21,900 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) a state agency, to assist public projects that promote access, education, diversity and excellence in the arts, humanities and sciences. Council members will be available to discuss grant procedure and guidelines on Monday, September 24 from 2-6 p.m. in the lobby of...
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Community Meeting Scheduled for Marijuana Proposal at King Arthur’s Site

September 14, 2018
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A proposal for a marijuana cultivation and retail establishment has been proposed for the former King Arthur’s strip club site on Beacham Street adjacent to the New England Produce Center. GreenStar Herbals has scheduled a community outreach meeting for Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The proposal would be for 200 Beacham...
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Council Seeks Further Study of Two-Way Broadway

September 14, 2018
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Facing many critics from the public that showed up to speak against two-way Broadway, the City Council on Monday decided to defer any vote and, instead, hold a Committee on Conference to review the matter. In August, the Traffic Commission voted 5-1 to approve the two-way plan, as well as a spate of many...
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Council Approves Resolution Supporting Locked Out National Grid Workers

September 14, 2018
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The City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting the locked out National Grid gas workers in a vote of 8-0 on Monday night, adding to the numbers of elected officials now supporting the workers – who have been locked out in a contract dispute for 12 weeks. Ray Bell of Chelsea – who has...
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