Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fire at Suffolk Downs

April 30, 2014
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Fire at Suffolk Downs

A three-alarm fire broke out Tuesday evening in the barn area at Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere. Fire crews from all over the area rushed to the scene to put out the red-hot, smoke-belching blaze. Flames were readily apparent and smoke could be seen towering from the area for miles. Chelsea Engine 3 and Ladder 2...

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Fire Department Completes Rapid Intervention Training

April 30, 2014
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Fire Department Completes Rapid Intervention Training

Who rescues firefighters when they are in trouble? Firefighters often put themselves in harm’s way. Today building fires are very different from years ago. New building construction methods use more synthetic materials that burn hotter and new lightweight construction materials commonly fail, collapsing much quickly than traditional building materials. New protective gear worn by...

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Forum Provides Details for Potential Casino Vendors in Chelsea

April 30, 2014
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Forum Provides Details for Potential Casino Vendors in Chelsea

Jonathan Marks has been doing business with Mohegan Sun casino for more than a decade. His family’s grocery wholesale company, Paul W. Marks Company of Chelsea, has in fact expanded their business based upon the guaranteed buying habits of the Connecticut casino, he said. It’s a partnership he told several Chelsea business people and...

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Retirement Board Says No to Restitution in McLaughlin Case

April 30, 2014
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The Chelsea Retirement Board issued part of a long-awaited decision on the pension proceeds from former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin – and the conclusion was that the CHA was not entitled to restitution from McLaughlin’s pension contributions. The move immediately angered those from the CHA and some tenant leaders, but Retirement...

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Chelsea, Wynn to Go to Arbitration

April 30, 2014
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Chelsea is less than a mile from both casino proposals – 0.7 miles to be exact – but while the Mohegan Sun project in Revere has recognized the impacts Chelsea will have, the Wynn project in Everett has had no such understanding of the situation On Tuesday evening, both Chelsea and Wynn filed for...

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Councillors Call for More Police Presence in Their Areas

April 30, 2014
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Three city councillors in some of the more crime-prone neighborhoods of Chelsea have banded together this week to call for better communication and more police presence in their neighborhoods – the alliance forming on the heels of at least two brazen shooting incidents in their districts over the past two weeks. District 4 Councillor...

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Thank You, Chelsea Hunger Network

April 30, 2014
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The Third Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser held April 24 at the Williams School was a big success. So many individuals played a key role in the organizing and planning of this event. Those organizations  – all part of the Chelsea Hunger Network, led by Ron Fishman – include Chelsea Community Connections, Mass. General Hospital,...

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CHS Baseball Team Tops Minuteman, 5-4

April 30, 2014
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The Chelsea High baseball team parlayed a complete game effort from pitcher Carlos Vega and timely hitting throughout the lineup to earn a 5-4 victory over Minuteman Regional last week. Vega turned in a superb performance on the mound. Carlos allowed just two earned runs and struck out 13 enemy batters over the seven-inning route. Chelsea grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom...

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Obituaries 05-01-2014

April 30, 2014
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Margaret Crowley Longtime Filenes Employee Margaret M. (Mastrangelo) Crowley of Revere died on April 24. A longtime employee of Filene’s, she was the beloved wife of the late Peter C.; loving daughter of the late Angelo and Antoinetta (Steriti) Mastrangelo; dear sister of the late Dr. Angelo Mastrangelo Jr., Louise Santoro, Rocco Mastrangelo, Ella...

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Chelsea Officials Hold Student Government Day

April 28, 2014
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Chelsea Officials Hold Student Government Day

Students from Chelsea High School Interact Club joined several City and School officials last Wednesday for the annual Student Government Day on April 16.

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