Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving Shopping

November 22, 2011
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Thanksgiving Shopping

The Demoulas Marketbasket was absolutely packed the entire day Monday and has been packed almost everyday leading up to Thanksgiving. The parking lot was full nearly all day everyday at Chelsea’s leading retailer and its largest employer. The above photograph was taken Monday at about 1:30 p.m.

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Questions and Connections

November 22, 2011
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Lt. Governor Tim Murray has been a constant visitor here over the years that he has served. In many respects, he has become a great friend to this city and to its leading politicians, who see in him a chance to be close with the man who will succeed Governor Deval Patrick when he...

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Receiver Named for Housing Authority: Investigation Ongoing

November 22, 2011
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Judith Weber, a housing expert from Newton, has been appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court, to head the Chelsea Housing Authority as its receiver. In a hearing held before a single justice Monday morning, Weber was made the first receiver in CHA history. An assistant attorney general recommended her for Martha Coakley’s office and...

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Attorney General Enters into Criminal, Civil Investigation

November 22, 2011
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The state Attorney General’s Office sent notice last Thursday morning to the Chelsea Retirement Board that it is in the midst of a criminal and civil investigation into the actions of the former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director Michael McLaughlin. And the investigations might not end up only in that office. “Based in...

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Retirement Board Tables Mclaughlin Pension Request

November 22, 2011
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The Chelsea Retirement Board last Thursday morning tabled the pension request of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director Michael McLaughlin in a decision that featured one somewhat controversial non-vote by member Fred Nowicki. After a brief discussion of the issue, the Board voted unanimously to table the McLaughlin matter until more information is...

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 22, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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Chelsea to Play Matignon on Thanksgiving: Post Season Playoff Berth is on the Line for Red Devils

November 22, 2011
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The Chelsea High football team will be shooting to clinch a berth in the MIAA post season football playoffs when the Red Devils travel to Dilboy Stadium in Somerville to take on Matignon High School on Thanksgiving morning. Kick-off time for the contest is 10:15. Chelsea stands at 5-4 overall on the season and...

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Obituaries 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Elizabeth La Camera Devoted Her Life to Helping Others Elizabeth M. (Minola) La Camera of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on November 18. She was 97 years old. Mrs. La Camera devoted 68 years of her life to the people of Winthrop, East Boston, Chelsea, and Revere. She worked for 34 years at...

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Ag’s Office Sends Word of Civil and Criminal Investigation into Mclaughlin

November 17, 2011
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The state Attorney General’s Office sent notice Thursday morning to the Chelsea Retirement Board that it is in the midst of a criminal and civil investigation into the actions of the former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director Michael McLaughlin. And the investigations might not end up only in that office. “Based in part...

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Retirement Board Tables Mclaughlin Pension; Some Controversy Made over Nowicki ‘Present’ Vote

November 17, 2011
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The Chelsea Retirement Board on Thursday morning tabled the pension request of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director Michael McLaughlin in a decision that featured one somewhat controversial non-vote by member Fred Nowicki. After a brief discussion of the issue, the Board voted unanimously to table the McLaughlin matter until more information is...

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