Monthly Archives: August 2013

Obituaries 08-22-2013

August 22, 2013
By

Mildred Carafa Of Revere Mildred R. Carafa of Revere passed away unexpectedly on August 18 at the Brigham & Woman’s Hospital in Boston.  She was 70 years old. Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Buckley) Harrington,  Mildred graduated from St. Rose High School in Chelsea in 1961.  Just after...

Read more »

Chelsea Yacht Club Helps Veterans

August 15, 2013
By
Chelsea Yacht Club Helps Veterans

Members of the Chelsea Yacht Club participated in the Winthrop Lodge of Elks Poker Run, a charity event to benefit war veterans. Pictured at the after-party at the Elks are Tom Pappa III and his friend, Alyssa, Dave Gobiel, Bev Gobiel, Moe Pappa, Tom Pappa, Kim Kupczewski, Mike Kupczewski, Frank D’Amato, and Matt Pappa.

Read more »

Team Concepts for Blind Students at CHS Extended with Goal Ball

August 15, 2013
By
Team Concepts for Blind Students at CHS Extended with Goal Ball

Just about everybody has been on a team. Right now, at Chelsea High School (CHS), fall sports teams in the realms of football or soccer are preparing to start practice and begin the team gelling process that most everyone has been part of at one time or another. Whether it’s Little League, soccer or...

Read more »

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey Visits Chelsea Collaborative

August 15, 2013
By
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey Visits Chelsea Collaborative

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey visited the Chelsea Collaborative headquarters on Broadway to speak with residents about social, environmental, and health issues. Pictured are Collaborative Executive Director Gladys Vega, State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey, Chelsea Bank president Joseph Vinard, and City Manager Jay Ash

Read more »

Workplace Violence: Chelsea Mental Health Provider Signs Settlement Agreement to Improve Worker Protection

August 15, 2013
By

Chelsea-based North Suffolk Mental Health Association Inc. has entered into a company-wide settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to implement comprehensive procedures and policies to better safeguard its workers against the hazards of workplace violence – specifically developing a plan to ensure that workers are not left alone with patients. The settlement...

Read more »

Less Choices: School Committee Candidate Woes Continue with Two Incumbents Missing Signature Deadline

August 15, 2013
By

Two School Committee members have missed the deadline to turn in signatures and will not be on the ballot this November, highlighting the ongoing woeful situation that routinely has emerged on the Committee every election season. Incumbent members Ana Hernandez (District 6) and Charles Klauder (District 7) did not assemble enough qualified signatures by...

Read more »

City Council Ballot Will Feature Several Races

August 15, 2013
By

The ballot has been set this week for the November City Election and four legitimate races have emerged – one in the at-large category and three at the district seat level. First and foremost was the surprising entrance into the race of Bob Bishop in the District 1 race. Bishop, the former City Clerk,...

Read more »

All-chelsea Awards Nominations Sought

August 15, 2013
By

Nominations are currently being solicited for the 12th Annual “All-Chelsea Awards.” Given to recipients who have distinguished themselves, improved the lives of local residents or enhanced the city’s overall civic standing, awards recognize 10 individuals and entities in a variety of categories. “There are so many working so tirelessly in our community to advance...

Read more »

Chelsea to Get Maximum Federal Block Grant Award

August 15, 2013
By

While Chelsea will receive the maximum federal block grant this year, it is still drastically lower than just a few years ago, and remains a program decimated by White House cuts over the last five years. Gov. Deval Patrick has announced that 38 cities and towns across the state will receive a total of...

Read more »

We Must Prepare for Rising Sea Levels

August 15, 2013
By

Benjamin Franklin coined the expression 200 years ago, “You should buy land because they are not making it anymore.”  Well, that may not be exactly true for the last 100 years,  as all the communities on the water have been reclaiming low-lying marsh land.  One just has to look at the the Back Bay...

Read more »


Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat