Monthly Archives: September 2011

CHS Football Team Opens Season Here Friday Evening

September 9, 2011
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The Chelsea High football team will open the 2011 season this Friday evening, September 9, at home against Lynn Tech. Kick off is slated for 7:00. The Red Devils played impressively in their only scrimmage of the pre-season this past Friday evening against Minuteman Regional on the local field. (A previously scheduled scrimmage with...

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Police Briefs 09-08-2011

September 9, 2011
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Monday, August 29 Angel Vargas, 42, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested for violating abuse prevention order. Dennis Smith, 51, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Yovany Hernandez, 33, 67 Derby St., Somerville, was arrested for sexual conduct for a fee, lewd, wanton & lascivious conduct. Jason Slamin, 24, 4 Glines Ave., Jamaica Plain,...

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Obituaries 09-08-2011

September 9, 2011
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Gertrude Baggs Retired Nurse Gertrude “Gertie” M. (Mugford) Baggs of Rockport died on September 5. She was 92 years old. A graduate of Chelsea High School and Chelsea Hospital School of Nursing, she was the wife of the late William A. Baggs and is survived by her daughter, Trudy Thomas and her husband, Bob...

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Chelsea High School Class of 1976 – 35th reunion to be held Nov. 5

September 2, 2011
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The Chelsea High School Class of 1976 will hold its 35th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at the Holiday Inn in Peabody. For tickets please call Diane Frangiamone Butera at 617-389-7741.

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New Trash Plan to Start in October

September 1, 2011
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New Trash Plan to Start in October

Beginning in October, City officials believe the streets will become much cleaner.  At least that is the intention of a new City ordinance that will go into effect on October 3rd that will require residential trash being placed outside for City pick-up to be in either a barrel or a City bag.  City Manager...

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Housing Developer Scales Back Size of New Project

September 1, 2011
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Housing Developer Scales Back Size of New Project

The developer for a key parcel of land next to Rt. 1 has submitted a proposal to the City to scale back the project and eliminate more than 150 proposed housing units. The project is located on an 8-acre assemblage of vacant land bounded by Heard Street, Sixth Street and Spruce Street. Branded as...

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King of the Hill: Remembering Softball Great Gene Freeman

September 1, 2011
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King of the Hill: Remembering Softball Great Gene Freeman

When the Chelsea Municipal Fast Pitch Softball League was in its heyday and Carter Park was the place to be on a summer night, Eugene “Gene” Freeman was a king on the hill. Freeman was a pitcher in the league when crowds would flock to the park to see the best players in the...

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Tortilla Factory a Step Closer to Opening

September 1, 2011
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Tortilla Factory a Step Closer to Opening

Though it’s not yet all wrapped up, a tortilla factory’s proposal on Crescent Avenue received an important approval last week in its quest to locate in Chelsea. But there’s not yet time for a siesta, as the company has one more fiesta scheduled before the Zoning Board this month. This is the second go-around...

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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

September 1, 2011
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Q and A with Congressman Mike Capuano

Congressman Mike Capuano represents Chelsea. He remains, after all these years, outspoken, independent and avowedly wed to the needs of the voters of this district. The following is a Q&A with Congressman Capuano conducted earlier this week with Chelsea Record editor Josh Resnek. Question:Your feeling about the economy today. Are we in a tailspin?...

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Hurricane Irene

September 1, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show. She never came to dinner and stayed around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, only half of what she was coming...

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