Monthly Archives: June 2011

Marriott Corporation Pays City for Land

June 30, 2011
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Marriott Corporation Pays City for Land

The Marriott Corporation passed papers and took possession of three acres of valuable Chelsea land on Maple Street Wednesday afternoon at Chelsea City Hall. Marriott will be building a 128-room Marriott Residence Hotel on the site. The hotel giant paid the city $1,865,000 for a two acre plot where the hotel will be built...

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Metro Credit Union Donates Children’s Books to Local School

June 30, 2011
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Metro Credit Union Donates Children’s Books to Local School

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote literacy, Metro Credit Union recently participated in the Massachusetts Credit Union League’s Annual Children’s Book Drive. This year, Metro selected the Manville School as the recipient of the eight boxes of children’s books that were donated by Metro members and employees.  In addition, Metro presented Alice...

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Bail Denied for Accused Murder

June 30, 2011
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The man accused of killing a Chelsea man inside his apartment back in 2010 was ordered held without bail by a Suffolk Superior Court clerk magistrate. Mario Cruzado, 37, who has no permanent address, was arraigned and charged with first-degree murder for the homicide of Frederick Allen of Chelsea. Chelsea Police officers discovered Allen’s...

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The Fourth of July 2011

June 30, 2011
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This July 4 marks the 235th year of American Independence. It is a worthy occasion noting the anniversary of one of the great days in world history. If you are the type who appreciates history, the 235th anniversary of anything is a major occasion. If you are a European, there are celebrations that go...

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Police Briefs 06-30-2011

June 30, 2011
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Monday, June 20 Lis Manuel Burgos, 20, of 155 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Carlos Rolando Hidalgo, 25, of 158 Shurtleff Street, Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving scene of property damage and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Kirk Crowley, 43, of 559 Beech...

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Obituaries 06-30-2011

June 30, 2011
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Ruth Griffin Of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea Ruth E. Griffin of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 24. She was the loving daughter of the late Carlton and Claire (Stoddard) Crapo; beloved companion of Anthony Marotta of Winthrop; dear sister of Paula DeAngelico of East Boston, Douglas A. Crapo of Winthrop, Jane E....

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Army Corps of Engineers will Dredge Chelsea Creek by 2012

June 23, 2011
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Army Corps of Engineers will Dredge Chelsea Creek by 2012

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge in East Boston and Chelsea by 2012. The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical lift bridge will allow the Corps to...

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Phoenix Charter Academy Celebrated its Fourth Graduating Class June 16

June 23, 2011
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On Thursday, June 16, 2011, Phoenix Charter Academy (PCA) celebrated its fourth graduation ceremony. Twenty-one scholars from Boston, Chelsea, Lynn, Revere, and Everett will receive their high school diplomas during the ceremony. Unique amongst charter schools, Phoenix Charter Academy, a public charter school in Chelsea, Massachusetts, was charged to become a “model for alternative...

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Council antes up $50,000 more for Summer Jobs

June 23, 2011
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Jobs for kids seeking work during the summer vacation are scarce to non-existent in Chelsea and in all surrounding communities. While the stock market has come back from the depths following the near collapse of the US economy three years ago, jobs in general have not been generated and summer jobs for kids has...

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Police Briefs 06-23-2011

June 23, 2011
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Sunday, June 12 Julio Ventura, 43, 77 Bloomingdale St., Chelsea, was arrested for drunkenness. Sharon Chafin, 46, 100 Boatswains Way, Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. Monday, June 13 Jean Day, 56, 59 Library St., Chelsea, was arrested for drunkenness. Silvio Rodriguez, 56, 180 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant....

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