Monthly Archives: July 2014

Current Parking Stickers Valid Through Aug. 15

July 21, 2014
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The 2014-15 “purple” residential parking stickers program will go into effect on August 16. Until then, “blue” stickers remain valid, according to City Manager Jay Ash. “We’re preparing to turn to the next cycle of parking stickers,” said Ash. “The change-over from blue to purple will be free to eligible residents and will hopefully...

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Read to a Child Graduation and Commemoration Ceremony

July 21, 2014
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The Read to a Child program at the Hooks School recently held a graduation and commemoration ceremony for the kids that participate and also for the adult volunteers from around the community that come in and read to the children. The program has been at the Hooks School for eight years and has proven...

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Obituaries 07-17-2014

July 21, 2014
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Gerald ‘Jerry’ Millman Active Member of Temple Emmanuel of Chelsea and Chelsea School Crossing Guard Gerald “Jerry” Millman of Chelsea passed away on July 13. The beloved husband of Cynthia (Tabachnick) Millman, Jerry was a sportswear cutter, member and shop steward of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). He was also a crossing...

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Avellaneda Brothers Take in the World Cup at Fortaleza

July 11, 2014
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The Ameican soccer team had a good run, but ended up coming just short of advancing last week, but it wasn’t for lack of cheering on the part of Chelsea’s Roy and Nicolas Avellaneda. The two brothers spent two weeks in Fortaleza, Brazil taking in the various World Cup Group Play matches – including...

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Are You More Chel-Yea than Chel-No… Then This Group Might Be for You

July 11, 2014
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It’s the group that’s not a group. They’re all positive individuals with an agenda, but they don’t care too much for agendas. They like social media, and they enjoy sampling the many restaurants and social gathering spots in the city. They are Chel-Yea, and they want you. One of the fastest growing new groups...

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Don’t Tase Me Bro!: City Uneasy About Tasers

July 11, 2014
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At least two city councillors would like to have more information and a second look at the use of tasers by the Chelsea Police Department – especially following the death of one man two weeks ago who had gotten tased during a violent altercation with police. The Hawthorne Street death, however, is not currently...

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Wynn Prevails in Chelsea Agreement Negotiations: City Gets Shorted on Numerous Requests

July 11, 2014
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A last minute plea to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by the City late last month fell on deaf ears as the Commission ruled that the Wynn Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) – though far from what Chelsea had requested – will stand. While the City inked one of the most lucrative SCA’s in the...

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King Arthur’s Stripped Bare of All Licenses

July 11, 2014
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King Arthur’s is one of a handful of places that tend to be the butt of jokes regarding Chelsea – jokes that are centered on past embarrassments rather than current conditions. However, as has been the case with other infamous digs around Chelsea, King Arthur’s strip club is no longer, with the Chelsea License...

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Chelsea Will Join Others to Appeal Fed Flood Maps

July 11, 2014
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Chelsea only has a few square miles of land to play with, so new flood maps that basically envelope entirely new areas into the federal floor zone – meaning flood insurance would now be required – have become a high stakes threat to the City’s future. With that in mind, Chelsea has joined forces...

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Teen Reportedly Shot on Central Ave

July 11, 2014
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Numerous reports from the Central Avenue location indicated that a 16-year-old male was shot in the hand on Tuesday afternoon, at least the second brazen daylight shooting incident in this summer. Chelsea Police, nor the District Attorneys Office, could confirm the shooting by press time on Wednesday. The youth was apparently on the corner...

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