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Chelsea Seniors Push for Outdoor Graduation This Year

November 9, 2018
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The great outdoors is a great place for graduation, and a large group of Chelsea seniors are pushing to get their big day under the blue skies once again. Manuel Teshe and Senior Class President Jocelyn Poste have been campaigning with a large group of their classmates to get their graduation ceremony outside. Graduation...
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Chelsea 500 Committee to Host Career Fair on Dec 14 at City Hall

November 9, 2018
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The Chelsea 500 Committee, consisting of local organizations such as the Chelsea Collaborative, TND, the Chelsea Housing Authority, the Chelsea Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division, and Bunker Hill Community College, will hold a Career Fair on Dec. 14 at Chelsea City Hall. The newly formed committee is working collectively to create a jobs pathway...
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Halloween Celebration

November 2, 2018
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Halloween Celebration

Mila Vega, as Rainbow Dash, and Amil Dural, as Descendants’ Evie, in front of the Happy Halloween mural at the Community Schools’ Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 28. Hundreds of children gathered for the annual party at the Williams School.
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City, State Officials Break Ground on New Soldiers’ Home Facility

November 2, 2018
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City, State Officials Break Ground on New Soldiers’ Home Facility

The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home has officially embarked on a new face and mission to help care for veterans and their families, breaking ground Monday on a $199 million Community Living Center (CLC) that will provide modern accommodations and replace the old Quigley Memorial Hospital. Gov. Charlie Baker joined Secretary of Administration and Finance Michael...
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New Holiday Inn on Broadway Shows Strong Hotel Market

November 2, 2018
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New Holiday Inn on Broadway Shows Strong Hotel Market

The new Holiday Inn on  upper Broadway, next to Mill Creek, is showing great occupancy rates and yet another strong property in the Chelsea-based Colwen Management group of hotels. “We’re almost at 100 percent full occupancy for October,” said Joe Fiorello, director of sales for Colwen. “We’re really excited about that.” The property officially...
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Early Voting Slow, First Time for Saturday Voting

November 2, 2018
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Early voting in Chelsea has been a bit slow, but voters are taking advantage of the new early voting period ahead of the Nov. 6 election. City Clerk Jeannette Cintron White said there had been 298 voters from Monday, Oct. 22, through Monday, Oct. 29. The first week saw 190 voters, but White said...
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‘Big Top’ Comes to Chelsea City Council

November 2, 2018
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Civility was at a premium at Monday night’s City Council meeting. While the meetings typically end with a pro forma opportunity for councillors to make community announcements and hold moments of silence to honor those who have recently died in the community, this week’s meeting ended with a flurry of accusations, banging gavels, and...
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City Manager Extends Fire Chief Contract Through 2022

November 2, 2018
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Fire Chief Len Albanese had his contract renewed for another three years by City Manager Tom Ambrosino. Albanese came to the City in 2016 from North Providence after a search committee chose several finalists, including some internal candidates. His contract was set to expire in June 2019, and Ambrosino said he is very pleased...
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School Updates

November 2, 2018
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BERKOWITZ SCHOOL Berkowitz students had a great time at the October School-Wide Assembly. Students were recognized for exhibiting the core values of respect, responsibility, empathy, and determination. Students showed off their skills. Mr. Romanoff and Ms. Plotz performed a duet. And of course, Berky made an appearance and let the students know about our...
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Jordan Boys & Girls Club News

November 2, 2018
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Member All Stars and October Members of the Month:  Congratulations to the following members who were great role models for their peers, who were helpful, kind, and friendly last month and were selected to be the Jordan Boys & Girls Club’s Members of the Month!  1st grade: Cristian Chicas; 2nd grade: Arwa Ait-Chaib; 3rd...
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