Monthly Archives: December 2013

Second Storm Breeds Icy Conditions

December 20, 2013
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The official snow count in Chelsea for Tuesday’s snowstorm was around 6.5 inches – and a good deal of that accumulation was quickly removed from the City’s roads and streets, something that cannot be said for state highways and byways. At the height of the storm on Tuesday, most streets in Chelsea and especially...

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Winter Fest Goes on Despite Bad Weather

December 20, 2013
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The spirit of the season was quite evident, even though Chelsea Winter Fest moved indoors this past Saturday. “As much as I would have loved to be out in the cold and the snow, celebrating our community in the warmth of the Mary C. Burke Complex cafetorium was certainly the way to go,” said...

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Frank Gets Verbal Nod for Council Presidency

December 20, 2013
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Ten councillors gave verbal pledges to Councillor Matt Frank for his Council President run on Monday night at a subcommittee meeting. The meeting was designed to elect new officers, but the pledges are non-binding and could, theoretically, change. However, it doesn’t appear that will be the case. Frank voted present, which is customary for...

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An “Excellent” Evaluation for City Manager Jay Ash

December 20, 2013
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We agree wholeheartedly with the Chelsea City Council’s evaluation that City Manager Jay Ash is doing an “excellent” job as the leader of our city. From one end of our city to the other, Jay Ash has made a positive impact on the quality of life of our residents and helped put Chelsea on...

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Red Devil Hoopmen Top Greater Lawrence, 59-47

December 20, 2013
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team earned its first victory of the season with a 59-47 triumph over Greater Lawrence Monday evening on the local court. The contest was not as close as the final score might indicate, as the Red Devils asserted control early in the second period, expanding a slim first quarter...

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Obituaries 12-19-2013

December 20, 2013
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Evelyn Onchick Longtime Employee of Stop & Shop Evelyn (Gautreau) Onchick, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on December 11 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital just three days short of her 102nd Birthday. A longtime Stop & Shop employee, she was a lover of horse and dog racing and would be the first to...

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Indoor Yard Sale – December 15, 2013 9am – 3pm

December 13, 2013
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At Temple Emmanuel Chelsea – 60 Tudor Street (Side Door) Chelsea, MA Coming up this Sunday December 15, 2013 9am – 3pm Browse Holiday Gifts Sports Items Gently used Clothing Winterwear Brick-a-Brack Household Goods Craft items Books Come Early to Find your own Bargains!!! Chairman: Ed White

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Oil Boom Likely to Lower Heating Bills in Coming Years, but Not Quite Yet

December 12, 2013
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Oil Boom Likely to Lower Heating Bills in Coming Years, but Not Quite Yet

Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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Chelsea Winter Fest This Saturday

December 12, 2013
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Chelsea Winter Fest This Saturday

A forecasted cold Saturday will not be a match, promise event organizers, for the warmth that attendees will feel at this year’s Chelsea Winter Fest. “The weather will not chill the spirit of Chelsea Winter Fest,” predicted City Manager Jay Ash, the lead organizer of the third year event.  “Our day is shaping up...

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Chelsea Collaborative Gala

December 12, 2013
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Chelsea Collaborative Gala

Yaritza Gonzales, special events coordinator, Gladys Vega, executive director, Rita Falzarano, development coordinator, Yessenia Alfaro, director of social economic justice department, and Roseann Bongiovanni, associate executive director, are pictured at the Chelsea Collaborative 25th Anniversary Gala on December 5 at the Holiday Inn Somerville.

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