Monthly Archives: January 2010

Red Devils top Tech, in driver’s seat for title

January 22, 2010
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Red Devils top Tech, in driver’s seat for title

The Chelsea High basketball team defeated Commonwealth League arch rival Lynn Tech, 70-66, last Thursday to move into the driver’s seat for the 2010 league title. The Red Devils now stand at 8-0 in the conference and are two games ahead of Tech,. their nearest competition in the standings. The contest was a hot...

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Working the crowd

January 22, 2010
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Working the crowd

This year’s Chelsea tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Chelsea Senior Center on Riley Way had a political twist. Everett Councilor Sal DiDomenico and former Middlesex Assistant District Attorney Tim Flaherty added some luster to the event as they made their way around the crowd of dignitaries, officials and...

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District 8 candidates interviewed by city council and residents

January 22, 2010
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Five candidates are vying with one another to be Ron Morgese’s replacement for the District 8 seat that he vacated last month. Wednesday evening at city hall in the council chamber, all five candidates made presentations to the council. John O’Brien, Joe Roman, David Rudolph, Dan Cortell and Mike Nappo, all residents of District...

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Coakley carries Chelsea, Suffolk County but Brown wins U.S. Senate election

January 22, 2010
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Attorney General Martha Coakley showed great strength in Chelsea on Tuesday’s United State Senatorial election. Coakley carried the city with a 2562 vote versus that of Scott Brown, who scored 1501 votes. Although Brown lost Chelsea, he won the battle statewide, clobbering Coakley with an impressive victory of more than 100,000 votes out of...

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Haiti and Chelsea

January 22, 2010
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There is a close connection between the earthquake, humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti and the life that most Chelsea residents lead. The connection is that we are simple people when you boil it all down. We have homes or apartments, running water, heat and electricity and health care venues. We have roads and businesses, food...

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The people have spoken

January 22, 2010
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The political pundits, prognosticators, bloggers, Tweeters, et als will be having a field day for a long time to come as they try to discern some meaning from the election of Republican Scott Brown as our next United States Senator. We will hear all of the obvious reasons for the defeat of Democrat Martha...

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Arrest Log 01-22-2010

January 22, 2010
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Monday, January 11 Gesner Pierre, 29, 214 Middlesex Ave., Medford, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery. Tuesday, January 12 Samuel Segura, 18, 50 Parker St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Ronny Lee Morales, 20, 80 Garfield Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Eder Valencia, 23,...

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Obituaries 01-22-2010

January 22, 2010
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Helen Benevento Of Marshfield, formerly of Chelsea Helen A. (Daloia) Benevento of Marshfield, formerly of Chelsea and East Boston, died on January 16. She was in her 90th year. Wife of the late Nunzio J. Sr., she was the devoted mother of Nunzio J. Benevento Jr. and his wife, Marguerite (Webber), of Marshfield and...

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Heading to Hollywood – Rodriguez earns spot on American Idol

January 14, 2010
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Heading to Hollywood – Rodriguez earns spot on American Idol

Ashley Rodriguez is heading to Hollywood. Rodriguez, a Chelsea High School graduate and senior at the famed Berklee School of Music, earned a highly coveted spot on Season Nine of Fox Television’s “American Idol” after excelling at an audition held in Boston. Rodriguez wowed the four Idol judges – Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson, Victoria...

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Career criminals, troublemakers arrested in citywide sweep

January 14, 2010
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Career criminals, troublemakers arrested in citywide sweep

A series of raids conducted throughout the city last Friday by state, local and federal law enforcement officers, has led to the arrest of 16 career criminals. All the arrests were made without incident although an FBI Swat Team was used for the arrest of Rigoberto Ramirez on Federal drug charges. He was taken...

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