Monthly Archives: February 2014

Job Fair Brings Hope, Excitement

February 21, 2014
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Job Fair Brings Hope, Excitement

With the groundbreaking of the new Holiday Inn on Beech Street just months away, contractors began looking for workers – and due to an agreement between the City and the developers – the search started in Chelsea. A job fair seeking Chelsea residents to work on the Holiday Inn and Towne Suites hotel projects...

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Police Nab Serial Carbreak Suspect — Again

February 21, 2014
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An Everett man on probation for breaking and entering and other offenses was arraigned on Feb. 12 and released on low bail by Judge Benjamin Barnes after the repeat offender was once again arrested by Chelsea Police with a backpack full of stolen property. Leland Butler, 35, was arraigned in Chelsea District Court on...

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Man, 33 Murdered on Sunday Morning

February 21, 2014
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A man stabbed to death in Chelsea on Sunday his been identified as 33-year-old Francisco Dominguez, Chief Brian Kyes confirmed on Monday. At about 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, Chelsea Police responded to the area of 115 Washington Ave. at for a report of a possible stabbing. Officers found Dominguez suffering from a life-threatening...

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Firefighters to Receive Personal Escape Systems

February 21, 2014
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Chelsea firefighters completed training last week on a new piece of self-rescue equipment. The F4 Personal Escape System is made by Sterling Rope Inc. in Maine and is designed to be used by firefighters as the very last method of getting out of a building if they become trapped on an upper floor. There...

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Our Opinions

February 21, 2014
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THE RACE FOR STATE  REPRESENTATIVE Chelsea residents will go to the polls on March 4 to select whom will represent them in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Chelsea has been very fortunate to have excellent representation in the Legislature through the years, notably over the past two decades when Attorney Eugene O’Flaherty so commendably...

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CHS Sports Roundup

February 21, 2014
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Red Devils await tourney seeding, foe The Chelsea High boys basketball team concluded its season Friday, dropping a 66-62 decision to Greater Lowell, for whom the victory clinched an outright title of the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. The contest at the CHS gym was highlighted by Senior Night festivities at which...

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Obituaries 02-20-2014

February 21, 2014
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Josephine Blago Longtime St. Stanislaus School Fifth Grade Teacher Josephine (Czyzon) Blago of Maine, a former longtime Chelsea resident, passed away at the Southern Maine Medical Center on February 16 following a brief illness. She was 95 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Michael Kolondovitz and Stefania (Czyzon), she...

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Campaign Kick-off Event

February 17, 2014
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Campaign Kick-off Event

State Rep. Candidate Todd Taylor, who is running as a Republican in the District 16 race and lives on Nichols Street, held a campaign kick-off event last Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Casa Lucia in Revere. Taylor spoke about his support of Charter Schools and Public Schools co-existing to provide choices for parents, and...

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Most Councillors Hail Public Safety Plan, Passes Easily

February 17, 2014
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Most Councillors Hail Public Safety Plan, Passes Easily

Although none of the votes were unanimous, the City Council this past Monday night adopted seven spending orders totaling nearly $1 million to support a 10-point plan to enhance public safety in Chelsea. The plan was organized by City Manager Jay Ash, Chief of Police Brian Kyes and Councillor Dan Cortell, and was reflective...

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Monahan Getting the Word out

February 17, 2014
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Monahan Getting the Word out

As the temperatures have dove into the teens over the past weeks, Chelsea’s Josh Monahan has found himself at home in the cold. That’s because he’s been tirelessly pounding the pavement, beating back the cold weather, to get his message and his name to the voters in the quick campaign for state rep in...

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