Monthly Archives: March 2011

Congressman Markey is Right

March 17, 2011
By

Congressman Edward Markey has suggested that nuclear plants being planned for right now cannot be built on earthquake fault lines. He would like that bit of solid reasoning to be the equivalent of a law. We agree with Congressman Markey absolutely and positively. It would be a virtual act of insanity to allow nuclear...

Read more »

Mark Moschella

March 17, 2011
By

The death of Mark Moschella recently at the age of 48 is all about sadness. However, his death brought out a few thousand of his friends and relatives and people he had known all his life to the wake at the Smith Funeral Home. In all our years of noting wakes and deaths, we...

Read more »

The Japanese Tsunami

March 17, 2011
By

It wasn’t just the earthquake – but the tsunami that followed the record breaking earthquake that has resulted in possibly 10,000 dead or swept away, an entire region of the nation laid bare of homes, buildings, schools infrastructure and now, radiation spewing from six damaged nuclear reactors that are in various stages of destruction....

Read more »

Perez Named MVP at CAC All-Star Game

March 17, 2011
By

Chelsea High basketball player Victoria Perez was named the MVP of the Commonwealth Conference All-Star Game held Sunday at Presentation of Mary Academy in Methuen. Chelsea High coach Matt LaBranche coached the West team in the game. The East prevailed 45-40 in overtime. Perez scored 12 points and had four rebounds and eight assists...

Read more »

Police Briefs 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
By

Monday, March 7 Tito Sanchez, 24, 116 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, assault to murder. Anacleto Assis, 37, 10 Freemont Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, stop sign violation. Fredy Flores-Garcia, 38, 278 E. Ninth St., Boston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle...

Read more »

Obituaries 03-17-2011

March 17, 2011
By

Edward Doherty Co-Owner of Eastern Express Car Wash of Chelsea Edward H. Doherty of Chelsea, a former 44 year resident of Newton, died on March 13. He was 82 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a life long member of the American Legion, George D. Carson Post 141,...

Read more »

Ash Signs New Contract; Council set to Accept it

March 10, 2011
By
Ash Signs New Contract; Council set to Accept it

City Manager Jay Ash has made his decision. He will be remaining as the city manager for the next four years, assuming the city council Monday night agrees to accept the contract negotiated by Councillor Leo Robinson on behalf of the council. That vote is expected to be a near unanimous one among the...

Read more »

Marriott gets Go-ahead for Major Hotel

March 10, 2011
By
Marriott gets Go-ahead for Major Hotel

The Marriott Corporation received permitting approval from the Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals this week, removing the last barrier to entry for the worldwide company to build a major hotel at the corner of Maple and Beech Streets.. Groundbreaking is expected sometime in June, according to City Manager Jay Ash. “We have spent almost...

Read more »

Windstill – The Windmill that doesn’t seem to Churn

March 10, 2011
By
Windstill – The Windmill that doesn’t seem to Churn

In Mill Hill where the United States Government used to print its money, and visible in many parts of lower Revere, the blades of the gigantic Forbes Park windmill sit idle. The electricity-generating machine doesn’t appear to be working, and from what we gather, it never really had many days of operation. It’s been...

Read more »

Child Busing Owner Accused of Rape

March 10, 2011
By

You have seen the vans outside some of Chelsea’s schools and day care centers picking up young children and transporting them home or to afterschool programs across the neighborhood. Now the owner of Maya Transportation is accused of raping one of those students. Sergio Lara, 54, of Quincy, who runs the local school transportation...

Read more »


Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat