Monthly Archives: June 2013

Run-on Sentencing: Federal Judge Makes Surprise Move to Open Up McLaughlin Case to Longer Sentencing, Restitution

June 25, 2013
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Run-on Sentencing: Federal Judge Makes Surprise Move to Open Up McLaughlin Case to  Longer Sentencing, Restitution

Tenants of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) and the CHA’s “new” Board members marched hand-in-hand into Boston’s Federal Court on Friday to be heard. But, they didn’t need to be heard. Judge Douglas Woodlock had apparently already heard them loud and clear – so much so that, at the sentencing hearing for former CHA Director Michael...

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Edward P. Doherty Jr. Receives Medical Degree from University of Mass.

June 25, 2013
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Edward P. Doherty Jr. Receives Medical Degree from University of Mass.

Edward P. Doherty Jr of W. Peabody, formerly of Chelsea received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Massachusetts Worcester during a ceremony held on the medical school campus on Sunday, June 2, 2013. Edward Jr. is the son of Ret. Chelsea Fire Captain Edward P. and Linda A. Doherty of W....

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Final Applications for Casino Process Are Now Available

June 25, 2013
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Applications became available for the second and final phase of the resort casino vetting process, as announced Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), but there still is no certainty this week as to when Suffolk Downs might be able to fill out that application. The Phase 2 applications are considered unique to the gaming industry...

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Voters Are Ready To Head to Polls

June 25, 2013
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Chelsea residents will go to the polls Tuesday (June 25) to cast their ballots in the U.S. Senate special election. Two candidates, Congressman Edward J. Markey of Malden, who has served in the House of Representatives for 37 years and Garrett Gomez of Cohasset are vying for the Senate seat. The winning candidate in Tuesday’s election...

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Vote on Tuesday: U.S. Senate Election is a BIG Deal

June 25, 2013
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Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity Tuesday to choose their next U.S. Senator to fill the seat left vacant by the ascent of former Senator John Kerry to become Secretary of State. The two candidates are our long time Congressman, Democrat Ed Markey, and Republican political newcomer Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset. There could not be a...

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Police Briefs 06-20-2013

June 25, 2013
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6/10/13  Jorge Bautista, 34, 50 Essex St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, evading taxi fare. 6/11 Kelvin Lazo, 19, 78 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for malicious destruction of property over $250, assault. 6/12 Jaime Rivera, 30, 58 Cottage St., Chelsea, Ma, was arrested for malicious...

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Obituaries 06-20-2013

June 25, 2013
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Patrick Catalano One of the Original Founders of the Catalano Trucking Company Patrick Catalano of Chelsea died on June 17. He was 100 years old.Born in Boston and a lifelong Chelsea resident, Patrick passed away Monday morning at the Chelsea Soldiers Home, where he had been a resident receiving wonderful supportive care from the staff, workers...

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Run-on Sentencing: Federal Judge Makes Surprise Move to Open Up Mclaughlin Case to Longer Sentencing, Restitution

June 15, 2013
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Run-on Sentencing: Federal Judge Makes Surprise Move to Open Up Mclaughlin Case to Longer Sentencing, Restitution

Tenants of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) and the CHA’s “new” Board members marched hand-in-hand into Boston’s Federal Court on Friday to be heard. But, they didn’t need to be heard. Judge Douglas Woodlock had apparently already heard them loud and clear – so much so that, at the sentencing hearing for former CHA Director Michael...

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U.S. Attorney Asks Court for Low End of Sentencing for Michael McLaughlin

June 14, 2013
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A last-minute piece of evidence from former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Accountant James McNichols could drastically increase the sentence of former CHA Director Michael McLaughlin when he faces sentencing on Friday – but otherwise federal prosecutors are advocating for the low-end of sentencing guidelines and likely 12 months in prison. In documents filed in...

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Firefighters, Family, Friends Mourn Fourth-generation Jake

June 14, 2013
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Firefighters, Family, Friends Mourn Fourth-generation Jake

In firefighter lingo, one of the highest compliments within the ranks is to say that someone is “a good jake.” Deputy Chief Charlie Crowley Jr. was certainly a good jake…and then some. The Chelsea Fire Department and many family members mourned the sudden loss on of Deputy Crowley at a funeral mass last Saturday...

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