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Bosson Park Block Party

July 22, 2016
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Bosson Park Block Party

Armando Rarca prepares for water to fall on his as Diego Gonzalez embraces the falling cold water onto his head. The two water-logged friends enjoyed cooling off on the hot day during the annual Bosson Park Block Party on Saturday, July 16. Temperatures were in the upper 90s on Saturday.

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Exploring The Park

July 22, 2016
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Exploring The Park

Students from the Chelsea High Summer Program spent the day exploring the parks of Chelsea with teachers Mrs. Moreno and Miss Shorey.

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Soccer Program Seeks to Provide Activities, Jobs for Chelsea Youth

July 22, 2016
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Soccer Program Seeks to Provide Activities, Jobs for Chelsea Youth

By Seth Daniel Four days a week, soccer is where it’s at for local young people in Chelsea who want to get down to business and score goals. In its third year, the Chelsea Collaborative’s Summer Youth Employment Initiative (SYEI) and the GOALS program...

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CHA Voted to Choose Corcoran for Possible Redevelopment Funding

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) chose an experienced public housing re-development firm this month to partner with in hopes of getting competitive state funds that would...

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Water and Sewer Bills to See Increase Based On Surging Water Costs

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Water and sewer ratepayers can expect a nearly 5 percent increase to their bills starting this month due to a 10 percent surge in water costs,...

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CPD Arrest Seven,Seize 900 Grams of Heroin in Morning Raid

July 22, 2016
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As the result of a several month drug investigation resulting from several sources including concerned Chelsea residents, the Chelsea Police Department (CPD) along with MAGNET (Mutual Aid Gang Narcotic...

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Former Centro Latino Building is the Focus for Redevelopment

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A Revere developer with loads of redevelopment experience in downtown Chelsea is the latest person to propose an ambitious housing plan for the downtown district, this...

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Police Briefs 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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Tuesday, 7/12 Jarrod Harris, 38, 152 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery. Wednesday, 7/13 Vincent Durbano, 33, 39 Boutwell St., Dorchester, was arrested for breaking and...

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Our Summer of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might...

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Obituaries 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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John Magazzu Lifelong Chelsea resident John R. Magazzu, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away Monday morning, July 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 80 years...

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Council, CBC to plan unity march with Chelsea Police

July 21, 2016
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A host of community organizations and city councillors have come together with the Chelsea Police to organize a Peace Walk from the Police Station to City Hall on July...

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Green Thumb

July 18, 2016
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Green Thumb

           Joe Fraher of Global, waters the garden at the corner of Broadway and Front Street.

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End Of An Era:Frank DePatto Retires As CHS Director Of Athletics

July 18, 2016
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End Of An Era:Frank DePatto Retires As CHS Director Of Athletics

By Cary Shuman Frank DePatto and the position of Chelsea High School director of athletics were a perfect fit for 28 years. DePatto was a Chelsea guy, the CHS...

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Methadone Clinic and Neighbors Meet Head On In Large Meeting

July 18, 2016
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Methadone Clinic and Neighbors Meet Head On In Large Meeting

By Seth Daniel Neighbors and community organizers confronted the owner of the Methadone clinic on Crescent Avenue Tuesday night in a large meeting on County Road about moving his...

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Shakespeare On Salt:Apollinaire in The Park Tackles ‘Hamlet’ in First Shakespeare Production,Partially On The Salt Pile

July 18, 2016
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Shakespeare On Salt:Apollinaire in The Park Tackles ‘Hamlet’ in First Shakespeare Production,Partially On The Salt Pile

By Seth Daniel As the cast and crew started rehearsing for ‘Hamlet’ in the PORT Park last week, the mildly sunny day soon gave way to a heavy, thick...

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Matty and Steve Powers Receive State Certification for Sober House in Lynn

July 18, 2016
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Matty and Steve Powers Receive State Certification for Sober House in Lynn

By Cary Shuman The Powers family has done much to make Chelsea a better city. Steve Powers and his younger brother, Matty Powers, are now spreading their kindness  to...

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Police Briefs 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Monday, 6/27 Jhonatan Velasquez, 30, 25 Kimball Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Kevin Marroquin, 21, 59 Cottage St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and...

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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in...

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Obituaries 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Patricia Ann ‘Pat’ Burge Retired bookkeeper Patricia Ann “Pat” (Smith) Burge passed away Friday morning, July 8 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 76 years old. Born...

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Up Close With Dinosaurs

July 8, 2016
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Up Close With Dinosaurs

Chelsea children gathered on the front lawn of City Hall for the first day of Chelsea Read’s Park by Park. Children had the chance to see real fossils of...

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A Clean Ride

July 8, 2016
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A Clean Ride

Firefighter Angel Arrieta washes Ladder Two on Wednesday morning with Galvin Marenco at the Engine 3 house on Broadway.

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Fire Breaks Out at Elderly Housing Development

July 8, 2016
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Fire Breaks Out at Elderly Housing Development

By Paul Koolloian On Saturday July 2nd at 2:10 pm Chelsea Fire Fighters responded to Box 236 located at the Elderly Housing Development at Sixth and Walnut Streets. Upon...

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One North of Boston Dedicates Gym in Francis Cronin’s Honor

July 8, 2016
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One North of Boston Dedicates Gym in Francis Cronin’s Honor

On June 8 2016, One North of Boston, a luxury apartment complex in Chelsea, MA, invited members of their community and team to witness the unveiling of their completed...

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“Superstar” Prosecutor Lauded for Service to Residents of Chelsea

July 8, 2016
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“Superstar” Prosecutor Lauded for Service to Residents of Chelsea

A Suffolk prosecutor assigned to Chelsea District Court was honored recently for her community-minded work in and out of the courtroom, District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. During the...

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