Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Controversy Erupts at Local Meeting on Factory Variance

June 9, 2011
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Controversy Erupts at Local Meeting on Factory Variance

About 15 members of the Lower Broadway community exchanged sometimes heated and passionate feelings about the proposed tortilla factory, which seeks to move into the old Kayem property on Winisimmet Street if the city’s zoning board of appeals allows it. The meeting was held Tuesday night in the community room at the Chelsea Police...

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City Council Approves $115 Million Budget

June 9, 2011
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How much will it cost to run the City of Chelsea in the next fiscal year that starts on July 1? The answer is $115M. And the number became official when the Chelsea City Council  on Tuesday evening gave its OK for the Fiscal Year 2012 budget presented by Jay Ash. It is a...

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Navigation Channel Under Chelsea Bridge Under Consideration for Dredging in 2012

June 9, 2011
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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 Chelsea and East Boston by 2012. The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical lift bridge by others will allow the...

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The Class of 2011

June 9, 2011
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The Chelsea High School senior class of 2012 is officially history. The graduates are entering a world turned upside down by the recession and its lingering effects and by the state of the world and of how it is turning with new challenges heaped upon all of us almost everyday. Nothing is simple anymore....

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Congratulations Zonta

June 9, 2011
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The 30th anniversary celebration of the Zonta Club of Chelsea was a time to behold. Held at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield June 2, and well attended, it was an homage to everything that is good and right about the leading women and members of this club – the Zonta Club of Chelsea. Founded in 1981...

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Police Briefs 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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Monday, May 30 Alfredo Correia, 53, 4 Franklin Ave., was arrested for two counts of simple assault and malicious destruction of property over $250. Marcos DaSilva, 29, 52 Heathchliff Ave., Apt 1, Somerville, was arrested for 3 outstanding warrants. Christina Benson, 29, 784 Mass Ave., Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Scott Gaskill,...

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Red Devils Fall in Tourney, 8-3

June 9, 2011
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A slow start proved fatal for the Chelsea High baseball team in their contest with Weston in the first round of the Division 3 North state baseball tournament, as the Red Devils dropped an 8-3 decision. “We had some tough breaks early and didn’t make some plays,” said CHS head coach Alan Beausoleil. “Once...

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Obituaries 06-09-2011

June 9, 2011
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Don DiFiore Skycap, Man with Many Interests Don DiFiore, a Skycap for American Airlines, died at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on June 5 following a long and courageous battle with overwhelming illness. He was 50 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Domenic and Edna (DeGurski)...

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Bridge Closing Chelsea Street Bridge Closing Starts June 1 goes through Dec.1

June 3, 2011
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Bridge Closing Chelsea Street Bridge Closing Starts June 1 goes through  Dec.1

Beginning on Wednesday June 1 at 12:00 a.m. and continuing through Thursday, December 1 the Chelsea Street bridge that connects Chelsea to East Boston will be closed to allow work crews to demolish the existing bridge and construct the remaining portions of the new lift structure and any associated navigation work. “At the completion...

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