Monthly Archives: March 2010

Hundreds attend gala official opening of new real estate firm

March 31, 2010
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Hundreds attend gala official opening of new real estate firm

The FPCD Real Estate Group held their grand opening last week in their 100 Everett Avenue offices. It was quite a time, with hundreds from the real estate and business community attending a lavishly catered affair. The new group – a combination of the legendary Richard Clayman and John Dodge law firm and well-known...

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Louis Street fire deemed accidental

March 31, 2010
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Louis Street fire deemed accidental

The Chelsea Fire Department has determined as accidental a fast moving three-alarm fire that gutted a three family home on Louis Street two weeks ago. Following a full investigation by the fire department’s investigation’s unit, Chelsea Fire Captain Richard Parisie reported earlier this week careless disposal of smoking material was the cause of the...

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Senate race grows intense; less than 2 weeks remaining

March 31, 2010
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Senate race grows intense; less than 2 weeks remaining

With the Tuesday April 13 special senate election looming, Everett City Councilor Sal DiDomenico and Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty are locked in a heated race where both candidates are tending to throw all their resources into a final battle ending when the last vote has been cast on primary day. DiDomenico and Flaherty are...

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City Council looking into a residency clause for City Manager

March 31, 2010
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There is a palpable move going on at city hall among the city council to make residency a requirement for the city manager’s position. This has become obvious during the discussions – both public and private – between councilors about the efficacy of choosing names from a hat to determine who will serve on...

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Ruiz fights for the title on Saturday

March 31, 2010
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Chelsea’s favorite son, John Ruiz, will fight for the heavyweight championship of the world Saturday at MEN Arena in Manchester, England. Ruiz’s opponent will be current WBA champion David Haye. Ruiz will not only have to contend with Haye, but he’ll also have to deal with a crowd of 25,000 fans who will no...

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The Quiet Man returns

March 31, 2010
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Chelsea’s Johnny Ruiz – the first Hispanic heavyweight boxing champion of the world – is set to enter the ring in Manchester, England Saturday to fight David Haye, the British champion. The fight is for the heavyweight championship of the world. Those of us who have known Johnny and his family since he was...

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The Chelsea Fire Department

March 31, 2010
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There are fire departments and there is the Chelsea Fire Department. What do we mean? Chelsea is the only city to nearly burn to the ground twice in one century. That experience by itself helped to shape and to mold a fire department that does not simply pay lip service to the notion of...

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Anthony Columbo

March 31, 2010
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We were very sorry to learn of the death of Anthony Columbo, a well-known and well liked Chelsea businessman. Anthony was a quiet, unassuming, humble man who enjoyed his life and his children and his wife and family. He was only 60 when he died – much too young for a good guy with...

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Obituaries 03-31-2010

March 31, 2010
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Robert DeVito Member of P.A.V. of Chelsea Robert S. DeVito passed away at the Annemark Nursing home in North Revere on Wednesday March 24 after a brief illness. Born and raised in East Boston, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Elvira (Puya) DeVito. He graduated from East Boston High School and...

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What a difference a week makes

March 24, 2010
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What a difference a week makes

The new Chelsea Street Bridge being constructed is going up rapidly before our eyes, taking on a new shape and form by the day. Most of the initial construction and engineering is occurring on the Chelsea side of the river, with main supports being tied together and appearing more formidable from week to week....

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