Monthly Archives: April 2014

Obituaries 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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John Cunio, Sr. Retired Pile Driver; Former Member of Chelsea Moose John A. Cunio, Sr. of Pelham, NH died peacefully on Friday, April 4 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was 75 years old. The beloved husband of Judith M. (Harrington) Cunio with whom he would have celebrated their...

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Chelsea Firefighters Reflecting on Boston Fire, and Attend Funerals

April 3, 2014
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Chelsea Firefighters Reflecting on Boston Fire, and Attend Funerals

The tragic 9-alarm fatal fire in Boston last Wednesday has Chelsea firefighters reflecting on their own procedures and preparing to attend the funerals for both fallen Boston jakes. Earlier this week, department shift commanders took the time to speak to fire crews about the Boston fire. In addition to going over the incident internally,...

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Shurtleff St. Fire

April 3, 2014
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Shurtleff St. Fire

The Chelsea Fire Department responded to a working fire at 129 Shurtleff St. late on Tuesday afternoon. The fire appeared to come from a kitchen on the third floor of the triple decker. Details were scant by press time, but fire crews appeared to knock down the flames quickly and damage seemed to be...

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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

April 3, 2014
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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

The Lewis Latimer Society of Chelsea and Historian George Ostler held a combined event on Tuesday night in which a 150th Civil War Anniversary historical exhibit in the City Hall Gallery was unveiled along with the opening of the new Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library. Ron and Leo Robinson first welcomed...

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Vincent Cruises to Victory in the 16th: Chelsea’s Taylor Wins Prattville

April 3, 2014
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Chelsea’s Todd Taylor, a Republican, pulled out a win in his hometown, but couldn’t best Revere’s RoseLee Vincent – who won convincingly in the 16th Suffolk District Special Election Tuesday night via a larger Revere vote on an overall low-turnout day. Only 4.68 percent of Chelsea voters came to the polls, but Taylor managed...

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Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April for Final Year of Three-year Project

April 3, 2014
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MassDOT is reminding drivers that steel preservation/repair work and painting on the Tobin Bridge is set to resume in April. The beginning stages of work will require daily lane closures on the upper and lower decks of the bridge during off-peak hours. The permanent lane restrictions will take effect in approximately two weeks –...

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Girl Scout Volunteers Awarded for Service

April 3, 2014
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is pleased to announce that 43 volunteers, three service units, and two committees will be recognized at their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on April 10, at 5 p.m. at the Chelmsford Radisson. Those recognized will include Chelsea’s Eileena Long, leader of Chelsea Troop 71777. “Our dedicated volunteers enrich the...

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Our Fallen Heroes

April 3, 2014
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People in this world may be divided by political views, race, sexual orientation, and religion but there is one group of people that are blind to this and will run into a burning inferno and save your life regardless if you are a democrat or republican, gay or straight, black or white, Catholic or...

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Red Devil Baseball Opens Season Today

April 3, 2014
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Although spring has yet to be sprung, the schedule shows the Chelsea High baseball team opening its 2014 season today (Thursday) when the Red Devils host Greater Lawrence at 4:00. “It’s been a terrible spring training season,” said CHS head coach Alan Beausoleil. “It’s always short enough as it is before the season gets...

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Obituaries 04-03-2014

April 3, 2014
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Osvaldo Garcia Worked for American Biltrite Osvaldo M. Garcia passed away on Sunday afternoon, March 30, at home after a five month battle with an overwhelming illness. Born in Rancho Veloz, Cuba 83 years ago, upon entering the United States in 1968, he settled with his family in Chelsea and remained here until moving...

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