Monthly Archives: November 2009

Sheriff’s Department expands public affairs cable program to Chelsea

November 25, 2009
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Sheriff’s Department expands public affairs cable program to Chelsea

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently expanded the broadcast area of its public affairs television show, Common Ground to include Chelsea. Produced by the External Affairs Division of the Sheriff’s Department, Common Ground was created as a means to promote public awareness of the programming within and operations of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department...

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Fighting the good fight

November 25, 2009
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Fighting the good fight

From the start, Congressman Mike Capuano has insisted that the race to fill Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat would be a battle to identify one’s vote, to go after it and to bring it out on primary day. Capuano put his head down and with the energy and abandon of a football half-back, is plowing...

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Chelsea plays Charlestown on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009
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Depending on what happens the night before, the Chelsea High football team may or may not be playing for a share of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference title on Thanksgiving morning. If North Shore Tech can beat the heavily favored Northeast Metro RVT on Wednesday, then Chelsea can put itself in a tie with Northeast...

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Layoffs hit City as deficit looms

November 25, 2009
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Like a forecasted Nor’easter that eventually dumps a foot of snow, the world-wide recession has finally taken its toll on the City’s municipal budget. This past week, 19.5 positions were eliminated, and City officials are scrambling for ways of plugging budget gaps created by historically low levels of local aid and development projects stalled...

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Thanksgiving 2009

November 25, 2009
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This time last year, the national economy was preparing for collapse. The economy’s beginning of the end, or as Churchill once said, the end of the beginning, came into full force in and around Thanksgiving 2008. Yet we all sat down with our families and friends last year for a hearty Thanksgiving dinner. One...

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Obituaries 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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Louis Shapiro, 85 Night Club Owner and Gourmet Chef Louis N. Shapiro of Chelsea died on November 23 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 85 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was born in Chelsea, lived here for most of his life and attended Chelsea schools and high...

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Arrest Report 11-25-2009

November 25, 2009
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Monday. November 16 Steven Hescock, 33, 71 Neponset St., Revere, was arrested on a felony warrant. Oscar Gonzalez, 19, 87 Orange St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, breaking & entering nighttime for felony, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest. Tuesday, November 17 Angelo Lonardelli, 47,...

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Local business makes top five of Forbes contest

November 20, 2009
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Local business makes top five of Forbes contest

After an intense round of voting in September and a meeting with Forbes Magazine executives last month, the owners of a local business, Audissey Guides, have made it into the top five in Forbes’ “Boost Your Business” Competition. Audissey, a company that produces audio walking tours for iPods and smartphones, has its best shot...

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Pagliuca moving up in the polls for senate seat

November 20, 2009
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Pagliuca moving up in the polls for senate seat

Some would say there’s such a thing as over exposure. But when you have money to spend and no time to waste over exposure is just what has pushed U.S. Senate candidate Stephen Pagliuca to an unofficial second place in the polls, behind Attorney General Martha Coakley but just ahead of U.S. Congressman Michael...

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Newsmakers in Chelsea

November 20, 2009
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Kathleen Bishop Kathleen Cronin Bishop has taken a page from her father’s political scrapbook and can now begin one of her own by winning recently the District One Councillor seat. Her victory shows that in some ways, old Chelsea still exists, at least enough to elect a young woman from a good family with...

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