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Information Session for Residents and Business Owners to Combat Rodents

The City of Chelsea has heard residents’ and community members’ concerns, and are committed to eliminating rats. As a community, we can work together to control the rat population through proper care and maintenance of our trash and properties.  The Board of Health, Health & Human Services Department, Inspectional Services Division, and other City departments are working together with residents, business owners and community groups to track rats, better understand rat behavior and learn how to minimize thei
Chelsea, Massachusetts – Rats will always be a part of urban life, but when populations begin to
grow there’s cause of alarm. Not only are rodents unpleasant, but they can carry diseases dangerous
to humans as well.
 
The City of Chelsea is working to control the local rat population. Staff are investigating problem
areas and working with homeowners and businesses at each site. More intensive baiting, hole repair
and street cleaning are underway. Enforcement of trash storage regulations has stepped up. But to

Volunteer with Citizen Schools at the Joseph A. Browne School and the Eugene Wright School

GO TEACH!  Apprenticeships classes are semester-long and hands-on learning projects led by volunteer experts and community members like you. You can help inspire kids to be young scientists, architects, activists, business owners, and much more! When: September through December, Apprenticeships are a 10-week course, once a week  Time: 90 minutes during the school day, ranging from 2:30 to 4:30 PM  How: Sign up with our Interest Form online or contact Chi Vo at quynhchivo@citizenschools.org

GO TEACH!

  • Apprenticeships classes are semester-long and hands-on learning projects led by volunteer experts and community members like you.
  • You can help inspire kids to be young scientists, architects, activists, business owners, and much more!

When: September through December, Apprenticeships are a 10-week course, once a week

Time: 90 minutes during the school day, ranging from 2:30 to 4:30 PM

Thinking about quitting smoking or vaping?

Thinking about quitting smoking or vaping?  Call MGH Community Health Associate’s Living Tobacco-Free for FREE information and help.  Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.  It will also save you money.  Call us at 781-485-6210.  Leave a message if we are unable to answer!
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Thinking about quitting smoking or vaping?  Call MGH Community Health Associate’s Living Tobacco-Free for FREE information and help.  Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health.  It will also save you money.  Call us at 781-485-6210.  Leave a message if we are unable to answer!

Information about: Health Risks of E-cigarettes

 

How to Join the Summer Reading Club at the Chelsea Public Library

Chelsea MA, 02150 Chelsea public library

How to Join the Summer Reading Club at the Chelsea Public Library:

1. Go to the library! We are at 569 Broadway, across from City Hall.

2. Tell the librarian at the Children’s Desk that you want to join the Summer Reading Club!

3. The librarian will sign you up with your name, age and how many books you’ve read that week.

4. Every time you come in and tell the librarian what books you’ve been reading, you can add a lego to our community lego structure.

5. After 6 visits you get a prize!

Last chance to complete the Downtown Chelsea Parking Survey! If you live in Chelsea, the City wants to hear from you!

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The City of Chelsea is still seeking your input on parking issues affecting the Downtown area. Please complete the survey before the May 22nd deadline. By completing this survey, you will help us develop a deeper understanding of how well our existing parking supplies, policies, and management approach are serving the needs and expectations of our Downtown Chelsea business owners, employees, residents, and visitors.

The survey (available in English and Spanish) should take 5-7 minutes to complete. All responses will remain confidential and only be reported in the aggregate.

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