Monthly Archives: June 2014

Chelsea Firefighter’s Memorial

June 4, 2014
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Chelsea Firefighter’s Memorial

The Chelsea Fire Department held its annual Firefighter’s Memorial this past Sunday, June 1, in Fay Square outside City Hall. The annual memorial honors firefighters and retired firefighters who have passed away within the previous year. This year, firefighters honored the Crowley and McCormack families.

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Chelsea High Valedictorian Ivanis Ready for Yale

June 4, 2014
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Chelsea High Valedictorian Ivanis Ready for Yale

Chelsea High School (CHS) Senior Milica Ivanis has had a spring filled with surprises. First, she got the surprise of her life earlier this spring when she found out she had been accepted to the Ivy League gem Yale University – which caught her completely off guard. Second, this past Tuesday she got a...

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More Luxury Residences Arrive at ‘The Beacon’

June 4, 2014
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More Luxury Residences Arrive at ‘The Beacon’

Jason Roback, local real estate developer of The Beacon Condominiums at 81 Broadway, is proud and ready to welcome people to see his latest project. Roback, 35, has transformed the former home of the Beacon Café – which had previously been converted in to 11 apartments – in to 11 luxurious condominiums. The historic...

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Former Chelsea High Football Standout and Pop Warner Coach Joe Leonard Dies at 84

June 4, 2014
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Former Chelsea High Football Standout and Pop Warner Coach Joe Leonard Dies at 84

Mr. Joseph Leonard of Chelsea died on May 29, 2014, following a brief illness at the Quigley Hospital at the Soldiers Home in Chelsea. He was 84. Mr. Leonard was born in Chelsea and attended the Shurtleff School and Chelsea High School, Class of 1948. In his early years, Mr. Leonard was a boxer...

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CHS Prom

June 4, 2014
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CHS Prom

Chelsea High School students flocked in their best dresses and most dapper tuxes last Saturday night, May 31, to the Logan Hilton for the annual CHS Prom. Here, Joanna Arevalo (left) and Kiara Rosario (right) model their dresses before heading into the formal affair.

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Council Passes $138.1m Budget

June 4, 2014
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The City Council unanimously adopted the $138.1 million budget proposed by City Manager Jay Ash for FY’15, but not without some cuts first. While the funding is now set for municipal services starting on July 1st, both the police and fire overtime accounts were cut from the request filed by Ash. “Overall, we agree...

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Council Cuts Back Police and Fire Overtime

June 4, 2014
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In what some are interpreting as a message to the City’s public safety departments, the City Council registered a 7-4 vote at Monday’s Council meeting to cut back police and fire overtime significantly in this coming year’s budget. The measure was first proposed by Councillors Giovanni Recupero and Joe Perlatonda, and was aimed squarely...

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Graduation Set for Sunday

June 4, 2014
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The Chelsea High School (CHS) graduation exercises will take place on Sunday afternoon, June 8, at 1 p.m., in the Memorial Stadium. This year’s valedictorian is Milica Ivanis, who will attend Yale University. Salutatorian is Victor Le, who will attend Swarthmore College. The class officers are President Mark Figueroa, Vice President Brenda Romero, Secretary Thi...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which they began as adolescents, are now culminating as they reach...

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Maldonado Wins Medal at State Divisional Meet

June 4, 2014
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Chelsea High track and field star Ricky Maldonado competed at the Division 2 state meet at New Bedford Vocational Tech this past weekend and came home with a medal for his eighth place finish in the high jump, earning a point for Chelsea High. Ricky, who was named the Most Valuable Performer in the...

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