Monthly Archives: December 2010

The FBI comes to Chelsea

December 9, 2010
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In the old days right before receivership, it was always very bad news to a great number of people in this city, including elected public officials, city hall types and local bookmakers that the FBI is coming. That was then. This is now. The FBI is coming to a renewed Chelsea, to a gold...

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Police Blotter 12-09-2010

December 9, 2010
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November 29 Rigoberto Ramirez, 32, 23 Eleanor St., Chelsea, was arrested for witness intimidation, assault and battery (2 counts). Esther Muniz, 23, 106 Walnut St., Revere, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Carlos Castro, 26, 3 Clinton St., Chelsea, was arrested for rape. Sergio Lopez,...

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Obituaries 12-09-2010

December 9, 2010
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Nicoletta Grace ‘LaLa’ LeClair Former Chelsea resident Nicoletta Grace “LaLa” (Caldarola) LeClair of East Kingston, NH, formerly of Chelsea, died on December 5. She was 81 years old. A graduate of Jeremiah E. Burke High School, Dorcester, Class of 1946, she was a NE Telephone operator on Franklin Street in Boston and an AT&T...

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All-Chelsea Awards – A packed house celebrates some of Chelsea’s most valued and popular residents

December 2, 2010
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All-Chelsea Awards – A packed house celebrates some of Chelsea’s most valued and popular residents

The Ninth Annual All-Chelsea Awards Night has matured over the years. It has morphed from a legends/all-star type event into Tuesday’s extravaganza which featured lots of real emotion, some political edge, and a great deal of genuine good feeling among the honorees, and the large crowd that congratulated them with their applause and cheers....

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Deadly weekend – Authorities and residents are reeling after a pair of homicides over Thanksgiving holiday

December 2, 2010
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Deadly weekend – Authorities and residents are reeling after a pair of homicides over Thanksgiving holiday

Random violence resulted in two homicides over the long Thanksgiving Holiday weekend causing local officials and residents great consternation. The first to die was Frederick Allen, 56, who lived at 170 Bellingham Street. He was found dead in his apartment with a belt tied around his neck and was apparently strangled, according to police...

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Is nothing sacred? Violence extends to courthouse

December 2, 2010
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The brother of a Chelsea man who was stabbed to death over the Thanksgiving weekend beat two men inside the rest room at the Chelsea District Court during the arraignment of his brother’s murderer. Rigoberto Ramirez was arrested November 29 for following two men into the restroom during a break in the arraignment. According...

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Helping residents prepare for winter

December 2, 2010
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Winter is bearing down on the northeast and that means that fuel bills for oil, gas and electricity will be greatly increasing for many residents. And what makes these bills even higher is that many homes and apartments are energy inefficient due to drafty windows and doors. However, the Chelsea Collaborative is partnering with...

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Roca benefit concert Friday night

December 2, 2010
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On December 3, 2010 Roca will host its  Third Annual Benefit Concert at the Club headquarters, 101 Park Street, Chelsea.. This year, Roca honors the musical talents of Roca participants and raises the awareness of youth violence.  Local and well known artists such as Jerry Rivera, a Latin Grammy Award winner; will perform to...

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Police Logs 12-02-2010

December 2, 2010
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Monday, November 22 Jonathan Moreno, 18, 3 Mill Ct., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (3 counts), threat to commit a crime, witness intimidation. Adlai Torres, 21, 45 Spruce St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, assault and resisting arrest. Brian DeCourcey, 34, 20 Parkman St.,...

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Obituaries 12-02-2010

December 2, 2010
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Carol May Nurse’s aide Carol A. (Strong) May of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea and Malden, died on November 28. She was 71 years old. She was a retired nurse’s aide having worked at the Annemark Nursing Home in Revere for 20 years and was a former member of the Tontoquan Chapter 100 Order of...

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