Monthly Archives: September 2009

Conley’s office delivers $5K to Chelsea Youth Program

September 24, 2009
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Conley’s office delivers $5K to Chelsea Youth Program

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s Office awarded $5,000 in seized drug money to a Chelsea community group to provide support for a teen summer employment program, and a teen youth group dedicated to community and social justice projects. Members of Conley’s Community Relations unit delivered the $5,000 check, drawn from his office’s...

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Bishop and Pellegrino primary ticket toppers

September 24, 2009
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Bishop and Pellegrino primary ticket toppers

Tuesday was Primary Day in Chelsea. Contests were held in two districts – District 1 and District 7. In District 1, Kathleen Cronin Bishop, topped the ticket besting Richard Pentano and Sylvia Ramirez. Bishop, a cum laude Emmanuel College graduate who is employed at Home Depot in Chelsea, got 190 votes. She is 22...

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Charlie Sherman hosts television show

September 24, 2009
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Charlie Sherman hosts television show

Former Chelsea resident Charlie Sherman has returned to television. Sherman, well-known sports anchorman and radio broadcaster, is the host of “Politics in Progress,” a new weekly television series that airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WzMY-TV (formerly WNDS-TV 50 in Derry, N.H.). The show can be viewed on Channel 18 on Chelsea cable television...

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Major successes at Excel Academy

September 24, 2009
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While some national statistics would suggest that minority students tend to fall behind white students when it comes to middle and high school test scores, students from East Boston’s Excel Academy charter school are bucking the trend. For the second year in a row, the students in Excel Academy’s Class of 2009 ranked first...

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Enter, stage left – Capuano positions himself as the natural successor to Kennedy

September 24, 2009
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Relying on his liberal stance on most issues and ability to maneuver the halls of Capitol Hill, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano officially announced his candidacy for Massachusetts’ open U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy. In a speech that was delivered at the Omni Parker House in Boston, the same place...

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Youth Sports Roundup

September 24, 2009
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Chelsea Pride Spartans continue to dominate The Chelsea Pride’s Spartan Division team demolished the Saugus Red Storm on Sunday with a 22-0 shutout. Combined with the Pride’s win over Swampscott in the season opener, the Spartan squad is now 2-0 and has yet to surrender a single point while scoring 47 of their own....

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Chelsea High Sports Roundup

September 24, 2009
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One week after opening the season with a 42-6 rout of Pope John XXIII, the Chelsea High varsity football team served notice that the debut gem was no fluke by polishing off Brighton High, 38-6. The game was every bit as lopsided as the final score would indicate, if not more. Chelsea scored the...

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Primary Day Blues

September 24, 2009
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There was a time, and it was not so long ago, when primary day in Chelsea was the near equivalent to a modern Patriots game or a Red Sox playoff game. There were banners and excitement, crowds everywhere, and battles brewing in all the wards. Signs were everywhere, which hundreds of people held throughout...

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Zelda Baskies

September 24, 2009
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The death of Zelda Baskies is a great loss for local dentist Dr. Robert Baskies. Dr. Baskies and his mother always had a special relationship, and he could quite often be seen eating with his mother in local restaurants at lunchtime for a lifetime. As for Mrs. Baskies, she was always involved in the...

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Obituaries

September 24, 2009
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Rev. Anthony Giang Nguyen, 70 Long associated with the Cambodian and Vietnamese communities of Chelsea Reverend Anthony Giang Nguyen, a resident of Lowell and a parochial vicar at St. Patrick Church, Lowell, died peacefully September 21 at the Kindred Hospital in Waltham surrounded by family and members of his church community. He arrived at...

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