Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dwyer Continues to Help Others and Make a Difference

April 28, 2014
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Dwyer Continues to Help Others and Make a Difference

Chelsea resident J. Barry Dwyer has taken on another important role to make a difference in the community. “Barry,” former Chelsea High School Cross Country Track and Field Coach and former Chelsea School Committee member has joined Caregiver Homes as a Community Ambassador. As a native and lifelong resident of Chelsea, Dwyer understands how...

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CFD Completes Special Training

April 28, 2014
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CFD Completes Special Training

The Fire Department recently completed Confined Space Rescue Training, completing another recommendation made by last year’s somewhat controversial Matrix Report to the City Council. A “confined space” is a term used by the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to define an area, which is enclosed with limited access such as a storage...

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Three Charged in Shooting in Cary Sq. Area

April 28, 2014
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Three defendants – one from Michigan – have been charged for their roles in a non-fatal shooting at the corner of Broadway and Cary Avenue last Wednesday, April 16. It was one incident in what has been a very busy week for police. Suffolk prosecutors arraigned two men and a woman in Chelsea District...

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Another Accomplice Charged in Murder of Elder Morales Last Year

April 28, 2014
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An alleged accessory to the 2013 murder of Elder Morales in Chelsea was held on high bail following his indictment last Thursday in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court. Armando Lopez, 29, was arraigned yesterday in Suffolk Superior Court as an accessory after the fact to Morales’ March 5, 2013, homicide. Lopez is also charged with...

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Chelsea Man Indicted in Alleged Arson on Washington Ave.

April 28, 2014
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A 20-year-old Chelsea man has been charged with setting a fire last year that injured two firefighters and left 18 without a home – all over an alleged conflict with a resident of the building. The indictment announcement came on Friday from Chelsea Fire Chief Robert Better Jr., State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan,...

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Let’s Support Chelsea Community Connections

April 28, 2014
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We hope that the Chelsea community will come and support the Chelsea Community Connection Coailiton’s 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser today at 5 p.m. at the Williams School. This event has become one of the city’s most popular fundraisers as volunteers have spent their time hand painting soup bowls that will be on display...

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Guest Op-ed: Rising Rates and Sea Levels

April 28, 2014
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Bay State ocean waters and insurance rates are rising. Just ask those holding 25,000 federally subsidized coastal flood insurance policies in Massachusetts. These contracts insulate people from the full risks of living on the shore—risks that private insurance companies have long refused to take, making taxpayers assume the burden. Today, due to bigger and...

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Chelsea Officials Hold Student Government Day

April 28, 2014
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On April 16, the Interact Club of Chelsea High School participated at Student Government Day at City Hall. City Manager Jay Ash explained city government to the students, who then spent about 90 minutes learning about specific departments at City Hall and the School Department. The students then had a lunch sponsored by the...

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CHS Roundup

April 28, 2014
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CHS girls track wins two CAC meets The Chelsea High girls track team opened its Commonwealth Athletic Conference season with a pair of hard-fought victories over Mystic Valley and Greater Lowell Tech. In a 71-65 triumph over Mystic Valley, the Lady Red Devils swept the 400 meter dash, the discus, and the long jump...

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Obituaries 04-24-2014

April 28, 2014
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Dorothy Sylvia Blair Of Florida, formerly of Chelsea Dorothy Sylvia (Aronson) Blair of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Chelsea, died on April 16. She was 94 years old. She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Max Blair and was predeceased by her parents, Ida and Samuel Aronson and mother-in-law, Jennie Gelman...

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