Monthly Archives: May 2010

Chelsea man sentenced to 13 years for manslaughter

May 19, 2010
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One of the two Chelsea men accused of stabbing their mother’s boyfriend to death inside her Chelsea home was sentenced last week to serve up to 13 years in state prison. Eugene Teixeira, 23, was convicted last Thursday of manslaughter for the April 29, 2008 stabbing death of 25-year-old Shadeed “Cleo” Wiggins in the...

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Chelsea boys track team improves record to 5-0

May 19, 2010
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The boy’s track and field team improved to 5-0 with a 110-26 win over Mystic Valley.  The highlights of the meet were Xavier Ortiz qualifying for the state meet in the 400 meters with a time of 52.4.  Ortiz also anchored the 4×400 meter team that also qualified for the state meet in a...

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Thank you, Chief Kyes and CPD officers

May 19, 2010
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The hostage crisis on Spruce Street turned out to be something less than it might have been, with the suspects captured by Chelsea police and taken into custody with no one hurt. However, it is the what might have been, which caused such a well intentioned fuss to be made over it. From start...

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Suffolk Downs means jobs

May 19, 2010
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Over the past 75 years, thousands of Chelsea residents have found steady employment at Suffolk Downs. If Suffolk Downs receives a license to build a casino on its property – while maintaining the horse racing venue as well – more Chelsea residents than ever before will likely find a job there in the future....

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Arrest Report 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Monday, May 10 Jammar Smith, 28, of 240 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, was arrested for possession of a Class B narcotic. Luz Lopez, 26, of 151 Spencer Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Adan A. Lopez, 23, of 151 Spencer Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Tuesday, May 11 Sharon Chafin,...

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Obituaries 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Stephen ‘Shalom’ Karp PhD Stanford Research Institute retiree Stephen “Shalom” Karp PhD of Adventura, Florida, died on May 6 after a long illness. He was 70 years old. He grew up in Chelsea, graduated from Tufts University and was in the US Navy where he served under Admiral Rickover. He then earned his Doctorate...

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Wind is the future

May 12, 2010
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Every time I pass the sight of the big wind turbine on the Forbes property I am pleased it is there. I wish there were hundreds of giant turbines like that one everywhere, generating clean, efficient energy all the time and causing us to use less foreign oil – which is draining this nation...

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City Manager Jay Ash files $120M City budget

May 12, 2010
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The city has filed a level funded $120 million budget proposal with the city council which contains no layoffs or program eliminations. “This is not a final document. There could be layoffs or program eliminations or both. It depends on how the final budget document turns out,” said City Manager Jay Ash. Ash said...

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Chelsea men murder trial sent to Jury

May 12, 2010
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The fate of the two Chelsea men charged with stabbing to death their mother’s boy friend in a fit of jealous rage in 2008 is now in the hands of Suffolk Superior Court Jury. The Chelsea home in which 25-year-old Shadeed “Cleo” Wiggins was stabbed to death was “dysfunctional,” with his alleged killers’ mother...

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Roland Palacios

May 12, 2010
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The shooting death of Chelsea High School student Roland Palacios is a tragedy of the first order. The 17 year-old Chelsea young man was shot on Suffolk Street last week in a homicide that Chelsea police detectives and state police investigators are trying to solve. Although the Chelsea Police are declining to speak about...

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