Monthly Archives: April 2010

Volunteers Beautify the City

April 30, 2010
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Volunteers Beautify the City

More than 100 volunteers turned out on a spectacular spring day Saturday to spruce up the city and take care of the environment. The City’s ninth annual Keep Chelsea Beautiful cleanup coincided with the nation’s fortieth observation of Earth Day, resulting in more than a dozen projects being undertaken in Chelsea, from tree plantings...

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Ruiz retires from boxing; Chelsea legend coming home

April 30, 2010
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Ruiz retires from boxing; Chelsea legend coming home

Following his graduation from Chelsea High School he took up boxing – and over the next two decades of his life, John Ruiz was able to fight and to claw his way to the top of professional boxing. He became boxing’s heavyweight champion of the world. He stepped into the ring to battle boxing...

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Demoulas ready to expand

April 30, 2010
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The Demoulas Family, owners of the Mystic Mall, are moving ahead quickly on plans to further develop the site. According to City Manager Jay Ash, the Demoulas Family is ahead of schedule on presenting ideas for the future of the mall, as was evidenced during a meeting earlier this week of the Mystic Mall...

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Jealous rage may be reason for Chelsea man’s murder

April 30, 2010
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The Chelsea man who was stabbed to death by his girlfriend’s two sons in 2008 may have been killed in a fit of jealous rage. The Chelsea home in which 25-year-old Shadeed “Cleo” Wiggins was stabbed to death was “dysfunctional,” with his alleged killers’ mother choosing him over her own sons, a Suffolk County...

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Johnny Ruiz

April 30, 2010
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Now that he is retiring from the ring, we want to congratulate Johnny Ruiz on a job well done as the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world. He is the one and only Chelsea man to accomplish such a distinction – and frankly – he will always be addressed and be considered the...

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Arrest Report 04-28-2010

April 30, 2010
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Monday, April 19 Jose Romero, 31, 150 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed. Tuesday, April 20 Roberto Ramos Santiago, 21, 44 Hancock St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, carrying dangerous weapon, threat to commit a crime, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, witness intimidation. Francis Loud,...

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Chelseas Boys Track News

April 30, 2010
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The Chelsea High School boys track team won 83-53 against Greater Lawrence. They are now 3-0. Personal bests by David Romero shot put 37 feet 8 inches for first place. Luis Hernandez 5 feet 4 inches for first place in the high jump. Diego Reyes remained undefeated in the jumping events winning the long...

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Obituaries 04-28-2010

April 30, 2010
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Moses Maltzman Of Florida, formerly of Chelsea Moses Maltzman of Deerfield Beach, Florida, formerly of Chelsea, died on April 27. He was the son of the late Jacob and Bessie Maltzman; loving brother of the late June Gross, Harry Tanar, Philip Maltzman, David Maltzman and Charlotte Zeitsiff; dear uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces...

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DiDomenico bests Flaherty in close race

April 15, 2010
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DiDomenico bests Flaherty in close race

Everett City Councilor Sal DiDomenico won a razor sharp victory in the special senate election Tuesday to fill the unexpired term left by former Senator Anthony Galluccio who resigned earlier in the year. DiDomenico beat Flaherty by 120 votes in an unofficial tally. Less than 10,000 voters came out in the sprawling district, which...

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James Hansbury, founder of Chelsea Youth Baseball League, dies

April 15, 2010
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James Hansbury, founder of Chelsea Youth Baseball League, dies

James Hansbury Sr., who founded the Chelsea Youth Baseball League in 1963, died on April 9, 2010, at home after a lengthy illness. He was 82 years old. Mr. Hansbury recognized that there was no organized baseball league for youth who had graduated from Chelsea Little League and were now teenagers. With the assistance...

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