Monthly Archives: August 2010

7th Annual Taste of Chelsea set for September 20

August 18, 2010
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Advance tickets are now on sale for the 7th Annual Taste of Chelsea event, set for Monday, September 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 62 Broadway in Chelsea. The Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, has partnered with HarborCOV and local and area food purveyors since 2004 to present the Taste of Chelsea as a...

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Jonathan Carvalho charged with murder

August 18, 2010
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Jonathan Carvalho, 20, of East Boston, who grew-up in Chelsea and is well known here, was ordered held without bail and was officially charged with the August 10 homicide of 29-year-old Luis Rodriguez of Chelsea. He was additionally charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. He allegedly shot Rodriguez 5...

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Congressman Capuano at his very best

August 18, 2010
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The city owes Congressman Mike Capuano a debt of gratitude for his concerted effort to bring quite a bit of Federal money into the city allowing for, among other things, the recent purchase and payment of a $470,000 fire engine. Congressman Capuano continues to show his care and interest in the well being of...

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Arrest Report 08-18-2010

August 18, 2010
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Monday, August 9 Canelas Victor Escalante, 31, of 92 Grove Street, Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Nicholas Bonet, 26, of 794 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, was arrested for shoplifting. Padilla Israel Manguia, 20, of 130 Shurtleff Street, Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, stop sign violation,...

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Obituaries 08-18-2010

August 18, 2010
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Mary Denehy Of North Reading, formerly of Chelsea Mary (Yannetty) Denehy of North Reading, formerly of Lynn, East Boston and Chelsea, died on August 14. Mrs. Denehy was a member of the Lynn Senior Citizens YMCA Group, a long time volunteer at Union Hospital, attended Spectrum from 2004 to 2007 and was a member...

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Public input sought on City Manager yearly evaluation

August 12, 2010
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Public input sought on City Manager yearly evaluation

It is once again evaluation time for City Manager Jay Ash. It is a yearly ritual, weighing and measuring the city manager’s performance. In order to facilitate a wide variety of responses, City Council President Leo Robinson is seeking the public’s help making these evaluations. The Council’s annual review of the City Manager’s performance...

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Authorities investigating shooting of Chelsea man

August 12, 2010
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By John Lynds and Joshua Resnek Chelsea and State Police are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that left a 29-year-old Chelsea resident dead. Chelsea Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim inside the public housing complex at 230 Central Ave on Wednesday. Officers arrived with emergency medical personnel and administered first aid...

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Tax free weekend

August 12, 2010
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Not fond of taxes? Well, this weekend everyone can avoid paying taxes on several items during the state Sales Tax Holiday. The holiday – passed last week by state government as part of the larger Economic Development Bill – will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15th. It exempts most items...

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Last Gasp – There’s still hope for casino legislation

August 12, 2010
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The expanded gaming bill is not dead, yet. There is the chance the legislation could come back to full blown life if the legislature is brought back into session, and soon. That is a possibility because the state is set to receive $675 million in federal funding that would require the legislature to assign...

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Arrest Report 08-12-2010

August 12, 2010
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Monday, August 2 Angel Yanes, 24, 422 Meridian St., East Boston, was arrested for mayhem. Clemente Escoto, 21, 193 Campbell Ave., Revere, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Jose Alvarado, 25, 90 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Melanie Reddy,...

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