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Chelsea Hill Walking Group Formed Out of Community Spirit

December 15, 2017
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Chelsea Hill Walking Group Formed Out of Community Spirit

By Seth Daniel What started as a summer get-together for neighbors near the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home neighborhood has turned into an effort that has logged many miles this fall within their community. Now dubbing themselves the Chelsea Hill Community, the group has grown significantly and engages in safety walks and meetings on a monthly...

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‘Buy-Bye’:Major Chelsea Police Bust Targets Bellingham Square Drug Dealing

December 15, 2017
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Teams of officers saturated the Bellingham Square area Thursday morning, Dec. 7, and arrested several individuals on warrants for illegal distribution of cocaine and heroin as part of an undercover operation targeting street level dealing. “This operation is an important piece in our all-encompassing effort in...

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Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony Set for Sunday in Chelsea Square

December 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The Tobin Bridge Chabad of Everett, Temple Emmanuel and the Walnut Street Synagogue will host a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony Sunday in Chelsea Square. Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, began Tuesday night and continues for eight days....

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Life Terms for Two Convicted in Murder of Roca Worker in JP

December 15, 2017
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Two men convicted last week of murdering 21-year-old Kenny Lamour as he worked on a Roca snow-shoveling crew in Jamaica Plain in 2015 were sentenced to life in prison...

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Collaborative, Other Groups Make Statement for the Rights of Chelsea Day Laborers

December 15, 2017
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Collaborative, Other Groups Make Statement for the Rights of Chelsea Day Laborers

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Collaborative joined with two other human service agencies this month to begin several “actions” to put employers engaging in wage theft on notice that...

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Massachusetts RMV Takes Steps to Make More Customers Eligible for Online Transactions

December 15, 2017
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The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is taking steps to allow more customers the opportunity to renew a driver’s license or ID card online. The RMV has extended...

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MGC,Wynn and Others Watching Federal Sports Betting Case Closely

December 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the merits of legalizing sports betting nationwide, eyes in the region and at the state Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) can’t...

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News Briefs

December 15, 2017
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by Seth Daniel MAJOR CONSTRUCTION ON EVERETT AVE TO START The reconstruction of Everett Avenue, between Carter Street and Route 16, is slated to commence this month. Comprised of a...

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East Boston Savings Bank’s Annual Holiday Auction

December 15, 2017
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East Boston Savings Bank’s 32nd Annual Holiday Auction raised over $75,000 for local charities. EBSB employees, family, friends and vendors gathered at the Danversport Yacht Club where items donated...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING Chelsea Police Detectives are investigating a shooting on Dec. 7 that occurred in the vicinity of Shurtleff and Maverick Streets. The victim, a 35-year old male from Chelsea,...

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Happy Hanukkah

December 15, 2017
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We want to wish our many friends in the Jewish community a Happy Hanukkah. The celebration began Tuesday night and continues for eight days. On each night of Hanukkah,...

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Doing Their Part

December 15, 2017
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The East Boston Savings Bank held its annual holiday auction and raised more than $75,000 to help local organizations carry out their missions. Needless to say, the social problems...

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Sports 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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CHS Roundup Boys and girls track teams win openers Both the Chelsea High boys and girls indoor track team opened the Commonwealth Athletic Conference indoor track season with wins...

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Obituaries 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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Victor Manuel Carrion February 09, 1952 – December 05, 2017 Victor Manuel Carrion passed away on Tuesday, December 5 at the Cambridge Hospital after suffering a sudden illness in his Chelsea apartment. ...

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Breakfast with Santa

December 11, 2017
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Breakfast with Santa

Rosemarie Carlisle, Chelsea School Committeewoman, with her grandchildren, Riley and Julian during the annual Chelsea Chamber of Commerce’s annual Breakfast with Santa program. Hundreds of kids came out to...

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Chelsea Tree Lighting

December 11, 2017
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Chelsea Tree Lighting

After making a grand entrance, Santa gets swarmed by a group of children on Broadway last Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Chelsea Tree Lighting – which was bigger and...

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Silver Line Stations Come Together, Service to Begin in April 2018

December 11, 2017
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Silver Line Stations Come Together, Service to Begin in April 2018

By Seth Daniel A projected 19 minute ride with no transfers from downtown Chelsea to the Seaport in Boston is but months away as the MBTA puts the finishing...

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Give Where You Live:Vukovic Launches Buy Nothing Program in City

December 11, 2017
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Give Where You Live:Vukovic Launches Buy Nothing Program in City

By Cary Shuman Cottage Street resident Sladja Vukovic is hoping to build community spirit in her neighborhood with a new project called Buy Nothing. Vujovic is the administrator of...

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Council President Race Down to Robinson, Vidot

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City Council president race has been quietly going back and forth between Council President Leo Robinson and Council Vice President Damali Vidot for the last...

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9-1-1 Dispatchers Apologize for No Confidence Vote on Verdone

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea 9-1-1 Dispatchers Union made a public apology Monday night, Dec. 4, at the City Council meeting to former Assistant Emergency Management Director Robert Verdone...

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Chelsea Housing Extends Visitor Time for Hurricane Victims

December 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Puerto Rican residents continue to trickle into Chelsea following the massive Hurricane Maria devastation, the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) announced they would extend the time...

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America as We Know It Is Over

December 11, 2017
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It is difficult to understate the impact upon the future of our country of the Republican tax bill proposals that have been passed by the House and Senate and...

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Sports 12-07-2017

December 11, 2017
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CHS track teams set for new season The Chelsea High boys and girls indoor rack teams were set to open their season last night (Wednesday) against Greater Lowell at...

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Obituaries 12-07-2017

December 11, 2017
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Rochelle ‘Shelley’ Bennett Former Chelsea 8th District Councilor who worked to better the Chelsea Community Rochelle “Shelley” A. Bennett of Peabody, formerly of Chelsea, died peacefully at home on...

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