Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Immigration Rules Have Huge Effect in Chelsea

June 22, 2012
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New Immigration Rules Have Huge Effect in Chelsea

Last Friday was both a surprise and relief to thousands in Chelsea who are in the United States illegally and without documentation. In the Rose Garden at the White House, President Barack Obama announced a unilateral policy decision to stop pursuing the deportation of most young illegal immigrants. He went even further to say...

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Boutique Hotel May Be in Works on Waterfront

June 22, 2012
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Boutique Hotel May Be in Works on Waterfront

A noted Boston hotel developer told the Record this week that he has, indeed, entered the design phase for a potential boutique hotel and restaurant on the corner of Winnisimmet and Williams Street. Paul Roiff – a principle at Heath Properties in Boston – said that he understands the challenges of the site, but...

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Martel Charged with Fraud; SEC Freezes Martel’s Assets

June 22, 2012
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The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Chelsea resident Gary Martel with defrauding at least 12 investors of $1.6 million from 2006 to the present. Martel operated under multiple names including Martel Financial Group and MFG Funding. Investors, according to the SEC charges, were defrauded by Martel in Massachusetts, Florida and Vermont. With Martel’s...

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Hennigan, Staff Called Before State Ethics Commission

June 22, 2012
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Several workers at the Suffolk Superior Criminal Court report being called before the State Ethics Commission last week for an alleged investigation into the conduct of the Court’s Clerk, Maura Hennigan. Two sources, which chose to remain anonymous due to the sensitive nature of the ongoing investigation, said that they had been questioned by...

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Simboli Properties Breaks Ground on New Baldor Boston Warehouse

June 22, 2012
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The Simboli Properties today officially broke ground on the new Baldor Boston warehouse at 215 Williams Street in Chelsea, Mass.  The Simboli Properties, which announced the new Baldor lease in April, recently negotiated $2.7 million in new financing through Citizens Bank to complete the project. “We are thrilled to be able to take on...

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Keep Al Ewing

June 22, 2012
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Chelsea Housing Authority Executive Director Al Ewing should be kept on as the Chelsea Housing Authority’s Executive Director. In the post Mike McGlaughlin era, Ewing, untainted by everything that came before, has done an admirable job as was evidenced by the temporary receiver’s report and recommendations to the court before she left. Ewing is...

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The Police and a Raise

June 22, 2012
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Those close to negotiations real or imagined that are now ongoing all agree – some headway is being made between all the important parties to finally negotiate a contract with the city. Differences of opinion on tactics not withstanding, divisions in the ranks put aside, patrolmen and senior officers altogether agree – the police...

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Obituaries 06-21-2012

June 22, 2012
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Richard Leo LeMoure Retired Union Fish Packer and Handler Richard Leo LeMoure died unexpectedly in his Chelsea home on Father’s Day in the company of his family. He was 90 years old. A Union Fish Packer and Handler, he was born in East Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Abigail (Keene) LeMoure....

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Looking at the News

June 15, 2012
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Looking at the News

There has been a great deal of negative talk making the rounds among residents about the police union ploy of placing bright orange fake parking tickets on the windshields of nearly every parked car in the city a few days ago. Car owners don’t like real tickets, let alone awakening to fake tickets. Tickets...

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Boston Hotel Developer Purchases Key Property

June 15, 2012
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A well-known Boston boutique hotel and restaurant developer has purchased a key parcel of land on the Chelsea waterfront, but inquiries into his plans have turned up few details. Paul Roiff of Health Properties in Boston recently purchased the property at 58 Winnisimmet St. from Kayem Foods for $660,000. The building and parking lot...

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