Monthly Archives: March 2011

T.j. Maxx Opening Sunday at Mall

March 24, 2011
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T.j. Maxx Opening Sunday at Mall

The grand opening for Chelsea’s T.J. Maxx store is Sunday, March 27 at 8 a.m. The doors will open to the brand new store in the Demoulas’s Mall. The retailing giant is offering stunning savings to shoppers on Oepning Day. Young men’s graphic t-shirt are $9.99 compared with $20 elsewhere. Girls’s top and bottom...

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Chelsea Police Cracking Down on Graffiti with Arrests

March 24, 2011
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The Chelsea Police Department in their continued aggressive crackdown on graffiti in the city has charged a 15 year old Chelsea juvenile with multiple counts of defacement of property. These charges included several counts of malicious destruction against residential properties. The investigation which is still on-going has resulted in damaged property throughout the city...

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The City Council at Its Best

March 24, 2011
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The Chelsea City Council’s recent vote to keep City Manager Jay Ash in Chelsea was a profile in courage for that board. It showed, above all else, that this city council is responsible, clear thinking, business minded and concerned about the residents and well being of this city. The unanimous vote the council gave...

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TJ Maxx Opening Sunday

March 24, 2011
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Chelsea’s TJ Maxx store opening will be held Sunday at the Demoulas’s Mall. The opening of this major retailing outlet is a wonderful shot in the arm to the local economy and will give as well a boost in creating new jobs and business energy. We urge all our readers and Chelsea shoppers to...

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Police Briefs 03-24-2011

March 24, 2011
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March 14 Milton Velis, 26, 9 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, red light violation. Augustine Arevalo, 55, 47 Chelsea St., East Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Carlos DeLeon Robles, 29, 55 Park St., Lynn, was arrested for speeding, operating motor vehicle unlicensed, furnishing false name. Axel Cetino, 38, 101...

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Obituaries 03-24-2011

March 24, 2011
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Sukontha ‘Susie’ Rockwood Waitress at Revere’s China Roma Sukontha “Susie” Rockwood died at her Chelsea home after a two year battle with cancer on March 20. She was 65 years old. A native of Bangkok, Thailand, she arrived in the United States in 1970, making her home in Everett. In 1988, she moved to...

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Council Approves Ash’s Contract by 11-0 Vote

March 17, 2011
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Council Approves Ash’s Contract by 11-0 Vote

The Chelsea City Council voted to accept City Manager Jay Ash’s new contract by a unanimous vote following brief remarks made by a number of councilors, all of whom praised Ash and said they were pleased he will be staying on. Ash signed the contract last week, which provides for his salary to rise...

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Flatley/O’Flaherty St. Patrick’s Dinner/Dance a Big Success

March 17, 2011
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Flatley/O’Flaherty St. Patrick’s Dinner/Dance a Big Success

The John F. Kennedy Knights of Columbus Hall in Charlestown was packed to capacity Friday night for the 25th Annual Flatley Company St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Representative Gene O’Flaherty and the Flatleys made it all happen, again. There was the obligatory corned beef and cabbage dinner followed by a full evening of dancing and...

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Chelsea Woman Admits Starting Fire

March 17, 2011
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A Chelsea woman was held on $1 million cash bail last week after a Suffolk County prosecutor said she admitted to setting a Christmas Eve fire that killed 20-year-old Crystal Blanchard, left her boyfriend with third-degree burns, and injured two firefighters, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Melissa Pfeiffer, 27, of Chelsea,...

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Chelsea Still the Most Affordable

March 17, 2011
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Special to the Chelsea Record City Manager Jay Ash measures success in many ways.  Announcing that Chelsea remains the most affordable place in the area to own and occupy a single-family house is one that particularly brings a smile to his face. “Chelsea remains the region’s most affordable community to own and live in,”...

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