Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day Appreciation – George Weiner of Chelsea; a hero who kept it to himself

May 26, 2010
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Memorial Day Appreciation – George Weiner of Chelsea; a hero who kept it to himself

Memorial Day 2010 brings back memories of George Weiner. I knew George Weiner for 20 years. During the 1980’s, I worked out with him at the YMHA on Clark Avenue or played basketball with him – and he was friendly with my mother and my late father. Quite often they sat together in the...

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Massport told to fund health study

May 26, 2010
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The funding that had been cut for the state’s health study that would once and for all shed light onto how Logan International Airport is affecting the health of residents in a five mile radius has been re-established legislatively by Senator Anthony Petruccelli—and the best part is, he’s making Massport flip the bill. Due...

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City council coasting into summer

May 26, 2010
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Two weeks ago, the city council met for 15 minutes. Without a wide range of important matters to discuss, the meeting was shorter than most. This week, the council didn’t meet although there were various conferences held at city hall. On June 7, comes the most important council meeting in months. This is the...

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CHS Boys Track

May 26, 2010
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Last Thursday the boy’s track and field team traveled to Greater Lowell to defend their league meet championship.  The boy’s dominated the league meet and won by a margin of fifty points.  The Chelsea boy’s finished with 140 points, followed by Whittier at 90 and then Greater Lawrence (63), Shawsheen Tech (62.5), Greater Lowell...

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Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2010
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The weekend that signals the official beginning of the summer of 2010 is upon us. We have no idea what this summer will hold for all of us, for our nation, or for the community of man. After all, it is impossible to know what lies ahead. The holiday memorializing America’s battlefield dead as...

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Arrest Report 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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Sunday, May 16 Lenyn Magin Mejia, 37, of 277 Brookdale Drive, Little Elm, TX, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault and battery on a police officer and threat to commit a crime. Edwin F. Flores, 21, of 123 Addison Street, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Julio C. Vasquez, 32, of...

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Obituaries 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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Pasquale ‘Pat’ Logiudice Retired State Parks and Recreation employee, World War II POW Pasquale P. “Pat” Logiudice, a retired State Parks and Recreation employee, passed away at the Halifax Medical Center in Daytono Beach, Florida on May 18. He was 84 years old. Born in Boston, the son of the late Antonio and Mary...

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Just the beginning – Live racing returns; expanded gaming is around the corner

May 19, 2010
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Just the beginning – Live racing returns; expanded gaming is around the corner

The opening of Suffolk Downs for another racing season Saturday may have marked the last time racing only is the main venue at the venerable track. With the state’s expanded gaming legislation moving ahead quickly in the House, where a bill was already approved and reported out favorably and in the Senate, where that...

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Police arrest three after standoff in Chelsea home

May 19, 2010
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Police arrest three after standoff in Chelsea home

The three men that caused pandemonium in Chelsea Sunday on Spruce Street were arraigned in Chelsea District Court Monday. The three men were held on high bail following their arraignment for armed robbery that prompted a standoff with Chelsea Police and Boston Police SWAT team. Edward Funes, 35, of Revere, Jose Parada, 19, of...

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Chelsea fugitive apprehended

May 19, 2010
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Chelsea fugitive apprehended

The Chelsea fugitive arrested in Rhode Island on an attempted murder warrant but who later escaped Chelsea Police custody back in April has been caught. The U.S. Marshal Service and Boston Police acting on a credible tip that was received Monday morning by Chelsea Police Detectives arrested Joel McDonald, age 20 of Chelsea in...

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