Monthly Archives: September 2010

Island End Park opens under misty skies

September 30, 2010
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Island End Park opens under misty skies

The official opening of the Island End Park took place earlier this week on a misty morning by the river. City leaders and officials and a number of Admiral’s Hill residents attended. “I’m excited about adding another new park to the budding portfolio of open space in the city. Another open space along Chelsea’s...

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Chelsea Chamber Pot of Gold set for Oct. 20

September 30, 2010
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Chelsea Chamber Pot of Gold set for Oct. 20

It’s time again for the Annual Chelsea Chamber of Commerce $10,000 Pot of Gold.  The event will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield. Be part of this outstanding evening, which will be filled with great company, food and flair, all while supporting your business community.  This is the only major...

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Looking to make Grove Street a slow street

September 30, 2010
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Grove Street seemingly was made for speed, but residents in the area and City officials are hoping to use the long, straight street as a model citywide for putting the brakes on fast moving vehicles. City Manager Jay Ash and members of the Community Development office recently secured a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)...

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Appreciation – Robert Hinckley, Jr.

September 30, 2010
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I last saw Bobby Hinckley at Katz’s Bagels on a Sunday about one month ago. For the past 20 years, we’d meet there almost every Sunday morning. He didn’t look good and he said so. “I’m pretty sick,” he told me. “The doctors can’t figure out exactly what’s wrong with my liver.” We shook...

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Chelsea Red Devils rout Greater Lowell, 42-0 – Crossley, Virella, Mojica spark Chelsea’s offensive fireworks

September 30, 2010
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After falling short in two hard fought contests in their first two games of the season, the Chelsea High football team let it all hang out in a 42-0 runaway triumph over Commonwealth Conference Large School rival Greater Lowell Saturday. “We had a great week of practice, so we were ready to play the...

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CHS cross country teams off to fast start

September 30, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys and girls cross country teams  both have started the season in fine fashion, as Coach Don Fay’s squads opened with strong wins against Commonwealth Conference rival Northeast Regional. The boys triumphed by a runaway score of 17-46. Red Devil senior co-captain Ugo Cvjetan was first across the line with a...

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Red Devil volleyball team starts 3-0 vs. CAC foes

September 30, 2010
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The Chelsea High volleyball team has opened the season with wins against three of its rivals in the Commonwealth Conference Small School Division, placing the Red Devils into first place and setting up a showdown with the lone CAC Small rival they have yet to face, Northeast Regional Vocational High this Tuesday. Although the...

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On public safety

September 30, 2010
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The tragic execution of four innocents in Mattapan earlier this week, including a 2 year-old, magnifies the need for an added public safety push here. Boston is a stone’s throw away Our own recent double execution on Chester Avenue caused the city to recently increase local policing to meet the demands of a difficult...

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The Red Sox and the Patriots

September 30, 2010
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The Red Sox were a great disappointment this season. Nearing the end of the season the teams reminds everyone over 45 of the losing and ineffectual Red Sox teams of decades past. Oh well. Wait till next year. The Patriots beat Buffalo last week but nearly every Patriot fan is worried about the Pats...

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Obituaries 09-15-2010

September 30, 2010
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Chester Knowlton Played for Washington Senators, Malden Youth Baseball Coach Chester E. “Chet” Knowlton, a 57 year resident of Malden, formerly of Revere, died on September 16 at home following a brief illness and surrounded by the love and support of his entire family. He was in his 94th year. Born and raised in...

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