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Chelsea Soldiers Home Annual BBQ

August 18, 2017
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Chelsea Soldiers Home Annual BBQ

Veterans and families gathered for the annual BBQ at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Pictures are Cheryl Poppe, Matthew Giacoppo and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian.

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Kayaks and the Creek: Residents Want More Recreation Opportunities on the Waterfront

August 18, 2017
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Kayaks and the Creek: Residents Want More Recreation Opportunities on the Waterfront

By Seth Daniel When Sandra Perdomo’s little daughter saw the kayaks floating off the new pier on Marginal Street last Tuesday, Aug. 8, her eyes lit up as big as silver dollars. She had never been on a kayak, and certainly had never really...

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Public Health Alert:Chief Kyes, Area PDs, Send Out Warning on Bad Heroin; Four Dead in Chelsea Over 48 Hours

August 18, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Four people in Chelsea died of suspected opiate overdoses in a 48-hour period last weekend, with a fifth dying in Revere as well. The surge in opiate deaths sparked Chief Brian Kyes to issue a community public health alert on Sunday,...

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New Outdoor Sidewalk Seating Pioneered with Ciao Market

August 18, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Outdoor, sidewalk seating in Chelsea was something few ever considered until the owners of Ciao! Pizza and Pasta put together a proposal to have some tables...

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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown

August 18, 2017
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Cambridge College, long considered a pioneer in adult learning, opens their new campus in Boston’s historic Hood Park (Charlestown), having moved from its former location on Massachusetts Avenue in...

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Chelsea Store Owner Sentenced for Trafficking Counterfeit Merchandise

August 18, 2017
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A Chelsea man was sentenced last month in federal court in Boston for trafficking counterfeit merchandise at three retail locations in the Boston area. Arif Ali Shah, 66, was...

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MS-13 Member Sentenced for Assaulting Gang Members

August 18, 2017
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A member of MS-13’s Enfermos Criminales Salvatrucha clique in Chelsea was sentenced Aug. 2 in federal court in Boston for RICO conspiracy involving the assault of two rival gang...

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Crown Fried Chicken Manager Charged in Tax Fraud Scheme

August 18, 2017
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A manager of two Boston-area restaurants was charged last month in federal court in Boston with tax fraud. Burhan Ud Din, 48, of Watertown, was indicted on one count...

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ES$G Member Sentenced for Crack Cocaine Trafficking

August 18, 2017
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An East Side Money Gang (ES$G) member was sentenced Aug. 8 in federal court in Boston for trafficking crack cocaine. Moises “Moi” Casado, 21, of Chelsea, was sentenced by...

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Police Briefs 08-17-2017

August 18, 2017
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Police Log Monday, 8/7 Kimberly Moysey, 26, 280 Harvard St., Cambridge, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, reckless operation of vehicle and marked lanes violation. Johnna...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 18, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 18, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski...

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Sports 08-17-2017

August 18, 2017
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins radio announcer gets golden job They say all good things must come to an end, and the good fortune of Boston Bruins fans...

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Obituaries 08-17-2017

August 18, 2017
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Ethel Band Homemaker and sports fan whose her favorite hobby was shopping Ethel (Borr) Band of Chelsea, beloved wife of the late Maurice “Murray” Band, died unexpectedly on August...

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Summer Nights in Chelsea Square

August 11, 2017
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Summer Nights in Chelsea Square

Los Sugar Kings vocalist and guitarist Patino Vazquez rocks out during a number last Thursday, Aug. 3, at the first-ever Summer Nights in Chelsea Square concert. The concerts will...

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Chelsea Science Festival

August 11, 2017
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Chelsea Science Festival

Celeste Williams works on one of her abstract paintings while Tony Smith plays percussion in the background during the Chelsea Science Festival on Friday, Aug. 4, put on by...

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BIDMC Opens New Urgent Care Center in Chelsea

August 11, 2017
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BIDMC Opens New Urgent Care Center in Chelsea

By Seth Daniel Responding to community input, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has opened up a new urgent care facility in Chelsea, a facility that includes hours on...

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Election Ballot Firming Up, Frank Bows Out in Mill Hill

August 11, 2017
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Election Ballot Firming Up, Frank Bows Out in Mill Hill

By Seth Daniel As the City Election ballot is getting confirmed this week, with Nomination Papers having come due on Tuesday, District 3 Councillor Matt Frank announced that he...

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Scholarship Established Honoring Richard Clayman

August 11, 2017
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The Richard I. Clayman Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Suffolk University Law School. The purpose of the fund is to endow a perpetual Scholarship in Richard’s name...

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Senator DiDomenico Attends NCSL Summit in Boston

August 11, 2017
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Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined State Senators and Representatives from throughout the United States during the 2017 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Summit held in Boston.  Each year elected officials...

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Police Taking Major Precautions After Officers Exposed to Fentanyl

August 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After three officers were exposed and affected by Fentanyl last Friday – and another had been exposed and affected in June – Chelsea Police Chief Brian...

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Soldiers’ Home Meeting Features Discussion on Water Tower, Overall Project

August 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel State officials made their first presentation of the proposed Community Living Center at the Soldiers’ Home, a project that will replace the Quigley Hospital and require...

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Police Briefs 08-10-2017

August 11, 2017
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Monday, 7/31 Marcelo Melendez, 48, 31 Lexington St., East Boston, was arrested for possessing alcoholic beverage. Debra Ege, 57, 63 Glendale St., Revere, was arrested for improper turn, operating...

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Glen Campbell

August 11, 2017
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The passing this week of Glen Campbell, the country singer who crossed over into the pop genre in the late 1960s with hit records such as By the Time...

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