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Restoring the Temple…yard

August 14, 2014
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Frank Souza and Brandon Menjares at the Temple Emanuel field in Cary Square celebrating the extreme clean up of an overgrown lot that both of them played in every day as kids. The two young men are part of the YouthBuild program, which is restoring the Temple grounds for a community garden and open...

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Ash, Ribeiro Discuss Casinos on Channel 5

August 14, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash and Anti-Casino Advocate John Ribeiro – of Winthrop – squared off on casinos Sunday morning, July 27, on Channel 5’s popular ‘On the Record’ news magazine show. Hosted by Ed Harding and Janet Wu of Channel 5, the show typically...

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Unravelling the Trauma of the Journey: North Suffolk Forms Support Group

August 14, 2014
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It was only the second meeting of the new support group for young girls who have come to Chelsea illegally from Central American countries as part of the recent influx, but even with just two meetings, there was finally a moment of relief for...

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CHA Makes Turnaround in Becoming ‘High Performer,’ for Real This Time

August 14, 2014
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In a remarkable, and short, turnaround for the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA), the once-troubled agency reported late last week that it had been designated a legitimate ‘High Performer’ by...

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Duke Bradley Celebrates His 78th Birthday

August 14, 2014
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Robert “Duke” Bradley, executive director of Chelsea Community Cable Television, is pictured with his wife, Dorothy Bradley, Tuesday at an event in Chelsea. Bradley, a 1955 graduate of Chelsea High and lifelong...

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Collaborative Effort in Cary Square Will Restore Green Space, Enlarge Garden for Somalis

August 14, 2014
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Some 15 years ago, Brandon Menjares and Frank Souza spent most days in the wide-open field off of Temple Emanuel in Cary Square. It was one of the few...

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A Great Day for Justice Amy Nechtem

August 14, 2014
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Judge Amy Nechtem will take the oath of office today as the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Juvenile Court for a five-year term. It is a much-deserved promotion for...

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Metro Credit Union Annual Barbecue

August 14, 2014
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Metro Credit Union is hosting the fifth annual barbecue Multi-Chamber Networking fundraiser event to benefit The Neighborhood Developers and CONNECT on Aug. 26, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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14-1021-Ar 7/29/2014 Arrestee: Patrick Jordan (Age: 46) 191 Constitution Ave Revere, Ma 02151 Family Dollar Store 615 Broadway Charge: Shoplifting By Concealing Mdse Page 115 Of 120 Chelsea Police...

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Bruins Beat

August 14, 2014
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The Sports Museum has announced that Patrice Bergeron will be among the honorees at this year’s annual fundraising event, ‘The Tradition’ on Wednesday, September 17 at 5:30 PM on...

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Obituaries 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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Malcolm Wilson Stop & Shop Retiree Malcolm L. Wilson of Dunedin, Florida, formerly of Chelsea and Swampscott, died on August 2. He was 87 years old. Born in Lynn...

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Chelsea DTA Honors Clients Who Found Success

August 13, 2014
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Rosa Caraballo was used to getting up every morning and making sure she arrived just a little bit early at her day care job. She had been doing the...

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Thrift is the Word for Canning Gardeners

August 13, 2014
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There is one kind of jam that several Chelsea Community Gardeners would prefer not to get out of – that being Chelsea-grown Blackberry-Raspberry Jam. Several members of the Community...

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Dan Ryan settling in as State Representative

August 13, 2014
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It’s been a busy few months for State Representative Dan Ryan since being sworn in as the Charlestown and Chelsea state representative back in April. Ryan was tossed out...

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Casino License Decision is Set for Mid-Sept.

August 13, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has issued a meeting date of Sept. 12 to potentially award the Region A casino license to either Mohegan Sun or Wynn Resorts –...

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Police Briefs – 08-07-2014

August 13, 2014
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MEETING AUG. 7 ON HOUSING CODE PROGRAM The Chelsea Collaborative and The Neighborhood Developers are hosting an information meeting with the City’s Inspectional Services Department for residents and landlords. ...

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A Tremendous Celebration for the All-America City

August 13, 2014
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Chelsea residents couldn’t recall a more festive and enjoyable celebration than the one that took place Tuesday night at Mary O’Malley Park as people came together for National Night...

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Obituaries 08-07-2014

August 13, 2014
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Edward Wolnicki Retired Kayem Meat Cutter; Forced Laborer in Germany During World War II; Fought Communism as Member of Polish Resistance; Joined the US Army and Became a US...

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Dinner and a Show

August 1, 2014
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On Wednesday, July 23, at the Mystic Brewery, City Manager Jay Ash held his Annual Dinner and a Show. About 55 people signed up to enjoy a pint of beer...

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Chelsea Firefighters Inundated with Calls When Tornado Touched Down

August 1, 2014
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As often happens in Chelsea, firefighters found themselves inundated with emergency calls. But the chaos on Monday morning was something the department had nevere experienced before – a full-fledged...

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Tornado Formed over Chelsea in an Instant

August 1, 2014
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Weather is a funny science, but as radar and computer imagery has improved the prediction of the weather, most people are used to being well prepared for the slightest...

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John Ruiz Park Dedication Ceremony

August 1, 2014
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A dedication ceremony for the new John Ruiz Park on Washington Avenue was held Tuesday morning. The beautiful park is located on the site of the former Tudor Street...

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Chelsea to Celebrate 2nd All-America City Award Aug. 5

August 1, 2014
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Chelsea will celebrate its second “All-America City” selection on Tuesday, Aug. 5. in conjunction with the City’s annual participation in National Night Out at Mary O’Malley Park. The community...

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Market Basket Board Will Consider Buyout Bid by Arthur T., Others: Ash Adds to the Locals Boycotting the Beloved Supermarket

August 1, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash said this week that he has also been boycotting the Market Basket store in Chelsea and all others until the strife between owners, former CEO...

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