Sports 10-11-2018

October 15, 2018
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CHS SPORTS ROUNDUP Boys soccer team wins two, now 8-0-2 The Chelsea High boys soccer team won both of its contests this past week to remain undefeated wth an 8-0-2 record. The Red Devils cruised past Northeast Regional, its traditional rival in the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference, with a 5-1 victory...
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Obituaries 10-11-2018

October 15, 2018
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Faublas Etienne Chef in USA and former Judge in Haiti Faublas Etienne passed away at his Revere home on Saturday morning, Oct. 6 surrounded by his loving family.  He was 86 years old. Born in Saint-Michel-de-l’ Attalaye Gonaives, Haiti, the beloved son of the late Gabelius Etienne and Elvira Pierre, Faublas was a former judge in...
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Carl and Sharon Minkovitz Coordinate Beatles Tribute Concert on Oct. 13

October 5, 2018
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Carl and Sharon Minkovitz Coordinate Beatles Tribute Concert on Oct. 13


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Walk for Life

October 4, 2018
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Walk for Life

Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL) resident Patrick O’ Brien and a group of supporters make their way through the course during the 10th annual LFCFL Walk for Life on Admiral’s Hill last Sunday, Sept. 30. The walk was reported to be the biggest and most exciting since its inception 10 years ago.
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Roca’s 30th Anniversary

October 4, 2018
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Roca’s 30th Anniversary

Roca’s 30th Anniversary Community Celebration was held Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at Roca Headquarters in Chelsea. Enjoying the outdoor event are from left, Councilior at-Large Leo Robinson, State Rep. Dan Ryan, State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, and Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes. Look for more coverage in next week’s edition of the Chelsea Record.
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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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Police Briefs 10-04-2018

October 4, 2018
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SCHOOL BUS On Sept. 20, at  7:20 a.m., a traffic officer was on Beacon Street between Broadway and Chestnut Street when a vehicle drove past a School Bus with lights activated on Beacon Street. The operator provided an invalid New York license. The driver was arrested on scene. Shreya Baskota, 31, of Acton, was...
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Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate

October 4, 2018
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Every now and then an extraordinary person appears on the political scene who diverges from politics as usual. Such was the case six years ago when Elizabeth Warren first ran for the United States Senate — and in the six years in which she has served in that esteemed office, she has adhered to...
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Obituaries 10-04-2018

October 4, 2018
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Peter Pascual July 17, 1951 — June 30, 2018 Peter I. Pascual, in his 67th year, passed away unexpectedly in his Everett home. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico. As a young man, Peter settled in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston. Later he purchased a home in West Wareham and resided there...
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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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New Friends

September 21, 2018
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New Friends

Chelsea resident Fredy Martinez shows off a new-found friend, Cain, a baby squirrel he nursed back to health while walking through Bellingham Square last Friday afternoon. Martinez said the squirrel has become very calm and is in great health after several weeks of touch-and-go.
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Now That’s a Real Fan!

September 21, 2018
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Now That’s a Real Fan!

Franco Mendoza and his son, Davian, rooting hard for their son and brother during the annual Kiwanis Races at the Burke Complex last Saturday morning, Sept. 15. As usual, all proceeds from the races go towards scholarships for Chelsea High students.
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Graham Readies Another Great Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill

September 21, 2018
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Graham Readies Another Great Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill

The ALS Walk for Living on Admiral’s Hill, run by the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL), will host its 10th annual walk this coming Sept. 30, and new Director Maura Graham said she is ready for another great event. “This is my first year as walk director, but I’ve had the good fortune...
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Chelsea Fire Helped Respond to Greater Lawrence Gas Explosions

September 21, 2018
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In the wake of massive gas line explosions in the Greater Lawrence area last Thursday, Sept. 13, the Chelsea Fire Department jumped into action and responded to Andover High School to support first response efforts. Chief Len Albanese said that the Tower 1 apparatus responded to an Andover Staging Area at Andover High School...
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Chelsea Community Takes the Fight to Forbes

September 21, 2018
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The Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting on Sep.11 saw a focused gathering of concerned Chelsea residents fighting against YIHE Forbes, LLC and their new construction proposal, among other Chelsea zoning appeals. Hosted at the Senior Center across from City Hall, the proposal attracted a larger audience as the ZBA meeting slowly proceeded...
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High Hand:Encore, Cambridge College Opens Door on New Dealer School with 167 Students in First Class

September 21, 2018
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When Chelsea’s Bob Fortunato found a closed sign on the front of Wonderland Dog Track in 2010, it was a hard road ahead for he and his family, and the end of a career in the pari-mutuel industry. Now, however, as one of students in the first class of the Greater Boston Casino Gaming...
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