Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tenth Homicide of Year Caused by Stabbing Death

December 23, 2010
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An Allston man was stabbed to death near the MBTA commuter rail stop on Sixth Street over the weekend. It was the city’s 10th homicide of the year and word of it sent shock waves throughout the city. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Joaquin Aguilar. Chelsea Police Captain Keith Houghton said police were...

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CHS Girls Improve to 3-0 with Pair of Wins

December 23, 2010
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The Chelsea High girls basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a pair of important victories over key Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) rivals this past week. The Lady Red Devils traveled to Minuteman Regional Friday night and came home with an impressive 50-41 triumph, marking the first Chelsea victory over Minuteman, which...

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Red Devil Hoopmen Roll Past Minuteman

December 23, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) with a dominating 72-38 victory over Minuteman Regional Technical Friday evening in the CHS gym. The contest was a runaway from the opening tip and the Red Devils never looked back as they continued to...

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Christmas 2010

December 23, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Police Blotter 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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12/13 Carmelot Pierre, 29, 37 Broadway, Somerville, was arrested for violating the abuse prevention order. Aisling Sutton, 31, 7 Rowell St., Dorchester, was arrested for larceny over $250, warrants. Franklin Rassi, 52, 2 Neptune Rd., East Boston, was arrested for possessing open container of alcohol in public, and warrants. Bienvenido Moni, 52, 284 Washington...

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Obituaries 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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Thomas Rossetti Independent Residential Painter Thomas P. Rossetti, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away after a long illness in his home early Monday morning December 20. He was 63 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the loving son of the late Michael and Edith (Tolman) Rossetti. “Tommy” supported himself working...

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Oil Squeeze

December 16, 2010
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Oil Squeeze

Winter oil price predictions aren’t encouraging There are numerous concerns this heating season for those who heat with fuel oil, but chief among those concerns is the price – which is very high and doesn’t appear to be going down anytime soon. Though November was quite warm, December has brought cold nights and chilly...

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Tax rate up 4.1%

December 16, 2010
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Chelsea’s tax rate for commercial and residential properties has been set. The new tax rate is $12.92 per thousand of assessed value for residential property and $30.60 for commercial/industrial properties. Overall, this represents an $0.83 cent raise which translates into a 4.1% increase in the average single family tax bill. The average single family...

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Cleaner street are on the way

December 16, 2010
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Cleaner street are on the way

The persistent, pernicious, sometimes overwhelming nature of the trashproblem in this city has defied the best efforts of leadership here for decades. Chelsea’s streets and sidewalks, some of its major arteries and its many side streets are often used as trash receptacles by the unwitting and those who don’t know any better. Trash day,...

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Everett man dies in Chelsea hit and run

December 16, 2010
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Julio Vaquerano, 36, of Everett was apparently struck and killed by a vehicle near to the intersection of Blossom and Maple Streets shortly after 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night, Chelsea Police reported. The car involved in the collision allegedly fled the scene, witnesses claimed. Police said they responded to a 911 call of a person...

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