Monthly Archives: September 2012

Obituaries 09-27-2012

September 27, 2012
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George Olejnik Of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea George Olejnik, of Lynn and formerly of Chelsea, died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on September 19. He was 80 years old. Born in Poland, the son of the late Theodore and Stefania Olejnik, he worked as a kitchen cook at area nursing homes...

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Chelsea Zoning Board Approves Three Petitions

September 20, 2012
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Chelsea Zoning Board Approves Three Petitions

The Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals met on Tuesday, Sept. 11th and approved three petitions, while continuing one beer and wine store review until next month. •The Board approved a special permit from The Neighborhood Developers (TND) to build 96 units of housing in The Box District with 115 parking spaces. It would be...

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State Rep. Walsh Talks About Health Care Chamber Breakfast

September 20, 2012
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State Rep. Walsh Talks About Health Care Chamber Breakfast

State Rep. Steve Walsh, who researched and helped craft the bill that restructured the health care system in Massachusetts, told guests at the Chamber of Commerce Government breakfast that the bill will save families $2,000 a year in premiums and that people will have better access to their medical records in the future. Walsh...

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Activists Fighting Ethanol Trains

September 20, 2012
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Activists Fighting Ethanol Trains

A coalition of activists from Chelsea, Revere, East Boston and Everett joined together at the Williams School in Chelsea last Thursday night to update residents on Global Oil’s plan to begin shipping ethanol into the area via train and storing the hazardous material at its facility on the East Boston/Revere line. While Global’s plans...

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Chelsea Police, Da; Hoping Drug Lab Fracas Doesn’t Explode Locally

September 20, 2012
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Law enforcement officials in Chelsea and prosecutors in Boston have been crossing their fingers and waiting the last couple of weeks to see if a tidal wave of chaos hits the City in the fallout from an alleged rogue chemist at the State Department of Public Health (DPH) Drug Lab in Jamaica Plain. More...

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OSHA Fines Contractor for Major Violations on City’s Washington Ave. Project

September 20, 2012
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A major sewer subcontractor working on the City’s Washington Avenue rehabilitation project is facing substantial fines this week from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for “willful and serious” violations of safety standards while working on the City project. A willful violation is one committed with intentional knowing or voluntary disregard for...

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Another hotel for Chelsea

September 20, 2012
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Although official confirmation is lacking at this juncture, it would appear much more than likely that yet another hotel will be locating here in the not too distant future. The understanding is that the owners of the new Marriott Residence Inn have purchased the land on the footprint where Superior Column used to have...

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The Marketbasket Mall

September 20, 2012
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City Manager Jay Ash has been meeting quite often with Marketbasket officials regarding their ambitions for the mall on Everett Avenue which they own. The mall has morphed from something meaningless and insubstantial to something bustling and very substantial. This has been done with help from the Demoulas Family. To their credit, the Demoulas...

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The Patriots

September 20, 2012
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Those of you who adore the Patriots are still reeling and trying to come to terms with last week’s loss. Suffice to say, the Pats lost but then, it’s just a game and they lost it. Even the Pats can lose a game or two and still be champions. Far better to get the...

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Police Briefs 09-20-2012

September 20, 2012
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Chelsea Police Log From: 09/10/2012 Thru: 09/16/2012 9/10 Valmir Ferreira, 35, 610 Washington Ave., Revere, was arrested for stop sign violation, operating motor vehicle unlicensed. September, 11 Benjamin Mangham, 42, 59 Everett St., Allston, was arrested on warrants. September, 12 Julia Adorno, 38, 58 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. William Pagan,...

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