Monthly Archives: March 2012

Zoning Board Gives Thumbs Up to Nitrogen Tank

March 23, 2012
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Zoning Board Gives Thumbs Up to Nitrogen Tank

The Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met on Tuesday, March 13th, and after reviewing a proposed project change by Muffin Town on Crescent Avenue, gave the go-ahead for the company to install an outdoor liquid Nitrogen tank. Muffin Town, 130 Crescent Ave., had originally gained approval last year to expand their operations by...

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Two Chelsea Residents Wounded in Shooting

March 23, 2012
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An early morning shooting Monday has left two Chelsea residents wounded. The shooting occured at 1:30 a.m. in the area of 460 Broadway. Responding officers observed the first victim, later identified as Ricardo Rodriguez, 23, of Chelsea lying in the street after being shot twice in the torso. A second victim later identified as...

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City Council Adopts New Priorities

March 23, 2012
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The City Council has adopted a list of eleven goals for municipal government for its two-year term.  City Council President Leo Robinson said the exercise is meant to formally communicate to the Administration what the Council feels is important and to direct Council actions to contribute to the City’s success in addressing the goals....

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The Ethanol Issue Reveals Strong Ties

March 23, 2012
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The issue over Ethanol deliveries by rail to Revere by coming through Everett and Chelsea has caused our three cities to come together to oppose it. Meetings in all three places strongly opposing such a scenario have brought out hundreds of residents who are concerned as well as vocal leaders decrying the planned deliveries...

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Police Briefs 03-22-2012

March 23, 2012
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March 12 Jordy  Morales, 18, 8 Howell Ct., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, blocking/obstructing intersection. Ivan Garcia-Barrios, 56, Francis House Shelter, Boston, was arrested on warrant and threat to commit a crime. Jamie Flores, 20, 58 Hooper St.., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying a dangerous weapon. Asia Galvin, 25, Address Unknown,...

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Obituaries 03-22-2012

March 23, 2012
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Beatrice ‘Bea’ Luzzatto Caring Woman, Devoted to Family and Friends Beatrice M. “Bea” (Wedge) Luzzatto, a lifelong Chelsea resident, died on March 18 at the Glen Ridge Nursing Center in Medford where she had been receiving supportive care for the past few months. Sunday was her 85th birthday. Born and raised in Chelsea, she...

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Market Basket hosts Spars grocers from around the world

March 16, 2012
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Market Basket hosts Spars  grocers from around the world

Seventy grocers from around the world visited the Market Basket Tuesday afternoon for a first hand look at one of the largest, most inventive and successful supermarkets of its kind in the nation. Those grocers the Record spoke with said the Market Basket was amazing, not only for its size but for the many...

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Chelsea Rises Up Against Ethanol

March 16, 2012
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Chelsea Rises Up Against Ethanol

Activists from Chelsea Greenspace, elected officials and other residents were out in full force to protest Global Oil’s plan to bring the hazardous material Ethanol through Chelsea to its storage facility on the East Boston/Revere line. At a Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hearing at Revere City Hall last Thursday Chelsea activists showed up...

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Receivership Ends for CHA

March 16, 2012
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This past Friday did not only represent the end of a hard work week, but also it represented the end of the hard work associated with the last four months of receivership at the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA). Determining that the CHA is back on its feet and strong enough to stand on its...

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Audit Report Detailed Virtually No Controls

March 16, 2012
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One of the first moves of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Receiver Judith Weber was to hire a professional number cruncher to weed through the sticky, convoluted financial records that had been created and left by the deposed former administration. That number cruncher came in the form of nationally-known auditing company Urlaub and Co....

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