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Drug Treatment Center Looks to Strengthen Ties in the Community

October 4, 2018
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Drug Treatment Center Looks to Strengthen Ties in the Community

As part of the Recovery Month activities, the Health Care Resource Center Methadone Clinic on Crescent Avenue opened its doors on Thursday, Sept. 27, to let residents find out more about what they do. Victoria Johnson, treatment center director, said they offer a valuable service to patients looking to beat an addiction to opiates...
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Split Decision:50/50 Night for Reimagining Broadway as Council Wrestles with Legalities

October 4, 2018
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There’s still time to reimagine Broadway. Or at least a few stretches of the $5 million traffic project city officials have been working on for close to two years. Monday night, the City Council delivered a split decision on the Reimagining Broadway downtown traffic proposal following a presentation by Alexander Train, the city’s assistant...
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Hearing Continued for Rincon Latino Restaurant

October 4, 2018
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It’s the case of the cases of Corona going in and out of Rincon Latino Restaurant. Following a histrionic licensing commission hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 25 that saw the lawyer for the restaurant’s owners compare the proceedings to those in Russia and referred to the hearing to “a lynching,” the commission continued the hearing...
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Community Preservation Committee Talks Future Money for Residents

October 4, 2018
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A recent Chelsea Community Workshop on the Community Preservation Act (CPA) witnessed a vibrant community come out to speak about future investments they want to see in their respective neighborhoods, and the newly-established Community Preservation Committee (CPC) said they are there to help residents accomplish those goals. Taking place in the main room of...
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Schools Look to Restore Some Positions with Additional State Money

October 4, 2018
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Chelsea School officials are looking for one last vote from the City Council in order to restore several cut positions from the existing School Department Budget, this after getting nearly $1 million in additional funds from the state recently. Supt. Mary Bourque said it was nice to get the additional monies, but she didn’t...
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News Briefs

October 4, 2018
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High School Diploma Preparation in Spanish Spanish HiSet course is to prepare for the Massachusetts Department of Education’s High School Equivalency Test, students take practice tests and develop individualized study plans. Beginning with diagnostic testing, instruction focuses on writing, reading, math, science and social studies. Students will use textbooks/workbooks and calculators. There is a...
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Licensing Board Approves Permits for Function Hall at Old Polish American

October 4, 2018
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A new function hall is slated to open at the site of the former Polish American Veterans Hall at 35 Fourth Street. At its most recent meeting, the licensing commission approved restaurant and entertainment licenses for the proposed hall. The applicant, Emiliana Fiesta, LLC, also applied for a wine and beer license, but will...
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DiDomenico Secures $50,000 for CONNECT in Chelsea

October 4, 2018
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Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently announced that his amendment providing $50,000 for CONNECT in the city of Chelsea was included in the final Fiscal Year 2019 budget. As Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, DiDomenico was able to secure a number of amendments for his district in the Senate version of the budget, including...
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Metro Credit Union Hosts Hispanic Heritage Gala

October 4, 2018
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Metro Credit Union hosted the inaugural North Shore Hispanic Heritage Celebration on September 24, at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts. The Heritage Gala, which paid tribute to Latino community leaders and partners, featured Keynote Speaker Congressman Seth Moulton and entertainment by Conjuelos’ Production. In addition to honoring local community leaders, the event was...
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Ride for Reach

September 21, 2018
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Ride for Reach

Ron and Veronica Schmidt on a bicycle built for two during Sunday’s Ride for REACH, the annual fundraiser for Chelsea REACH program. Several riders turned out to the PORT Park for the fundraiser and rode across the city.
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