Monthly Archives: September 2010

Spartans defeat Beverly 25-13

September 16, 2010
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Spartans defeat Beverly 25-13

The Chelsea Pride Spartans fifth and sixth grade team was a big winner over Beverly, 25-13. The day was dominated by superb special teams play. Antoine Kelley Jr. returned a kickoff 51 yards for a touchdown and Mikhel Collins picked up a fumble and ran it back 54 yards for a touchdown. Once again...

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City leaders to host Public Safety Forum

September 16, 2010
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City leaders will convene a forum Thursday night at Chelsea High School to discuss public safety issues following a double homicide on Chester Avenue, which has caused so much angst throughout the city. The double homicide and four others committed in this city so far this year has caused a red flag to be...

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Chelsea Provident Cooperative celebrates 125th anniversary

September 16, 2010
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It wouldn’t be Broadway without a Chelsea Provident Cooperative Bank right smack in the middle of the city’s busiest street. For it’s been 125 years that the city has been home to the well-known banking institution, having been founded on September 25, 1885, as the Provident Cooperative Bank. Joseph Vinard, president and chief executive...

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Chelsea Collaborative facilitates meeting addressing violence

September 16, 2010
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On the evening of Monday, September 13, the Chelsea Collaborative hosted and facilitated a meeting between 16 local Pastors and Chief of Police, Brian Kyes. This meeting was convened specifically to involve local religious leaders in the response to the increase in violence within Chelsea. The Chelsea Collaborative’s Executive Director Gladys Vega said, “We...

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Man held in double murder

September 16, 2010
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A suspect has been arrested and charged with the shooting deaths of two Chelsea men last week in a Chester Avenue apartment. Steven Andre, 22, was taken into custody without a fight by State and Chelsea Police Detectives Tuesday. He pleaded innocent to two counts of murder. It was not revealed where Andre was...

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DiDomenico tops Flaherty in State Senate race

September 16, 2010
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In extremely close balloting throughout the sprawling senatorial district, State Senator Sal DiDomenico beat Cambridge Attorney Tim Flaherty by 172 votes. DiDomenico bested Flaherty in Chelsea, 721-701. In results from all the cities and towns, almost 13,000 voters cast ballots. Results show DiDomenico with 6,288 votes to Flaherty’s 6,118. “I am proud and pleased,”...

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Happy birthday

September 16, 2010
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The Chelsea Provident Cooperative Bank is celebrating its 125th Anniversary – a great accomplishment, given how businesses come and go in the modern world. The bank is the oldest in this city and is very likely one of the oldest businesses in the city at the point. As old as the bank is, it...

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What to do?

September 16, 2010
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The double homicide on Chester Avenue last week has struck a nerve in many quarters of this tightly knit city. The dead men, it has been pointed out, aren’t simply statistics, they were fathers and sons, brothers and husbands. They loved their lives and they did not want to die. Their tragic deaths at...

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Arrest Report 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Monday, September 6 Lois Gullage, 52, 230 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, evade tax fair. Tuesday, September 7 William Chaput, 50, 100 Astle St., Tewksbury, was arrested for assault and battery. Rocio Valencia-Anguiano, 36, 133 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Jose Castillo, 34, 48 Essex St., Chelsea, was...

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Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Mary Benvenuto Chelsea resident Mary V. (Capizzi) Benvenuto of Chelsea died suddenly at home on September 7. She was 78 years old. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Gina Capizzi, devoted mother of Anne Benvenuto of Chelsea and cherished grandmother of Michael Lynch of Chelsea. A Funeral Service was conducted at...

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