Monthly Archives: June 2012

River Revel

June 29, 2012
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River Revel

Volunteers at the 9th Annual Chelsea River Revel helped during the successful event. Events included a kiddie race , a 5K road race, boat tours, canoeing and kayaking. The River Revel is coordinated by the Chelsea Collaborative and sponsored by many in the community.

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Starbucks Means More Than Just Coffee

June 29, 2012
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Starbucks Means More Than Just Coffee

For many places in the country, the opening of a Starbucks Coffee store means nothing more than good coffee close to home, but for Chelsea, last Friday’s opening of Starbucks meant those outside the city truly believe in its possibilities. “The Starbucks is even more impressive than I imagined it would be,” said City...

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Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle Meets with Chamber of Commerce

June 29, 2012
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Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle Meets with Chamber of Commerce

About 30 members of the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce listened intently early Monday morning inside a meeting room at the Wyndham Hotel as Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle described the development to take place at Suffolk Downs if and when the owners there are able to secure a casino license. City Manager Jay Ash...

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High Honors for Margo Johnson

June 29, 2012
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High Honors for Margo Johnson

Margo Johnson, administrative assistant for the adolescent and pediatric unit at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center, is one of the city’s true unsung heroes. You can see her imprint and contribution to such community wide events as Family Literacy Day at the Chelsea Public Library, the Summer Safety and Bike Event, and the Chelsea Network...

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State Commission Releases Report Sparked by Chelsea Housing Fiasco

June 29, 2012
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A governor-appointed state commission has released a draft report with key reforms to the state’s numerous housing authorities – reforms that were triggered by the meltdown last fall at the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) and include centralizing back office functions and requiring more state supervision. Gov. Deval Patrick formed the 60-day Public Housing Commission...

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CHA Board, Director Ready for Action

June 29, 2012
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Virtually anything is possible at the moment in the contract dispute between Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Al Ewing and the CHA Board. Last Thursday afternoon, Ewing and his attorney, Denzil McKenzie, told the Record that they were taking the surprising step of filing a lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court’s Civil Division in an...

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McGlaughlin Wasn’t Alone in His CHA Pay Charade

June 29, 2012
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Two weeks ago, the Obama Administration closed some loopholes and made official statements regarding the leaders of public housing authorities. The administration concluded this: leading a local housing authority should not be a path to personal enrichment. Following the McGlaughlin fiasco, where it was revealed his salary was in excess of $360,000 a year,...

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About Deceit

June 29, 2012
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We do not know what devious things or actual crimes committed can be attributed to Chelsea’s Gary Martel who has been charged with fraud and is now being investigated by several agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has allegedly bilked investors of their money and the total, according to the SEC is...

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Police Briefs 06-28-2012

June 29, 2012
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June 18 Gaetano Terranova, 46, 794 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Louis Tovar, 43, 23 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for default warrant and felony warrants. Jose Agular, 31, Bellingham Sq., Chelsea, was arrested for default warrants. June 19 Erick Vega, 19,50 Eastern Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for failure to stop...

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Obituaries 06-28-2012

June 29, 2012
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Murielle Moon, RN Retired Chelsea Board of Health/School Nurse Murielle L.  Moon, RN, retired Chelsea Board of Health / School Nurse, died on June 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett.  She was 95 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Russell B. and Mary...

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