Monthly Archives: August 2011

Construction

August 25, 2011
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Construction

The Chelsea-Revere underpass has recently undergone a $500,000 spruce-up that removed rusting steel and porous cement. Follow­ing a few incidents where cement fell onto passing cars going through the underpass connecting Chelsea with Revere Mass highways went into high gear and took care of the problem – as can be seen when passing through...

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Triple Play? House and Senate Report Out on Gambling Bill; Gov. Patrick Offers his Conditional Approval

August 25, 2011
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As expected, the House and the Senate have agreed on legislation for expanded gambling and have reported it out from committee and have made it available to the public in an action taken Tuesday by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray. Governor Deval Patrick said he approved of the legislation and...

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New Superintendent Ready for Start of School Year

August 25, 2011
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Approximately 5,500 students will begin their first day of classes in the Chelsea schools for the 2011-12 academic year on Wednesday, Aug. 31. There is a major change in leadership at the very top of the Chelsea School Department where Dr. Mary Bourque has taken the reins as the new superintendent of schools. Bourque...

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Expanded Gaming will Aid the Local Economy

August 25, 2011
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News that the House and the Senate have brought out of committee on Beacon Hill an expanded gaming bill that will allow for three casinos and one racino is good news for Chelsea and for all the cities and towns in the Commonwealth. News that Governor Deval Patrick said he is in agreement with...

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Red Devil Gridders Open Practice, will Host Georgetown in Scrimmage Tuesday

August 25, 2011
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Coach Mike Stellato greeted the 2011 edition of the Chelsea High football team for their first practice session of the season Monday. Stellato was set to put his charges through single sessions through Wednesday and then bring on what is every football player’s favorite endeavor in the August heat and humidity, double sessions, on...

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Police Briefs 08-25-2011

August 25, 2011
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Monday, August 15 Roxana Villaneau, 17, 109 Essex St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. John Szczepanski, 50, 80 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for being incapacitated person.   Tuesday, August 16 Raul Romero, 22, 92 Grove St., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Brian Rodriguez, 23, 113 Spencer Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on...

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Obituaries 08-25-2011

August 25, 2011
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Edna Mary Gallo Of Everett, formerly of Chelsea Edna Mary (Perry) Gallo of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 22. She was 92 years old. Born in Prince Edward Island in 1919 to the late John and Louise Perry, Mrs. Gallo was a loving mother to...

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Chelsea Collaborative Organized Youth Vs. Police Basketball Game

August 18, 2011
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Chelsea Collaborative Organized Youth Vs. Police Basketball Game

The Chelsea Collaborative and the Chelsea Police Department organized a youth vs. police basketball game. The youth played a tournament to choose a team that had the opportunity to play Officer Mojica and his CPD team. Daniel Mojica and Orlando Echevarria organized the tournament with the help of John Montes from the Boys and...

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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival: Music and Outreach Sponsored by Central Congregational Will Go on All Week

August 18, 2011
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Reach the Beach Becomes Christian Music Festival: Music and Outreach Sponsored by Central Congregational Will Go on All Week

More than 1,000 people are expected at the annual Reach the Beach Christian music festival this weekend, an event put on annually by the Revere Central Congregation Church. Organizers Joe DeSantis and Tom Coots said that the event started on Monday and continued throughout the week with refreshments and Christian outreach to those walking...

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Chelsea Student Awarded UGL Services Scholarship

August 18, 2011
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UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited, announced that a Chelsea student will be the recipient of its 2011 college scholarship program for dependents of full-time UGL Services employees. This year, the UGL Services Scholarship Program awarded three $5,000 and 10 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and college students. Ramon Giron-Melendez of...

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