Monthly Archives: August 2014

Duke Bradley Celebrates His 78th Birthday

August 14, 2014
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Robert “Duke” Bradley, executive director of Chelsea Community Cable Television, is pictured with his wife, Dorothy Bradley, Tuesday at an event in Chelsea. Bradley, a 1955 graduate of Chelsea High and lifelong Chelsea resident, is celebrating his 78th birthday this week. Happy Birthday, Duke, from all your friends in the city, and thank you for going above and beyond in...

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Collaborative Effort in Cary Square Will Restore Green Space, Enlarge Garden for Somalis

August 14, 2014
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Some 15 years ago, Brandon Menjares and Frank Souza spent most days in the wide-open field off of Temple Emanuel in Cary Square. It was one of the few open green spaces in the neighborhood where they could play baseball, throw the football around or play capture. It was a getaway, both said last...

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A Great Day for Justice Amy Nechtem

August 14, 2014
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Judge Amy Nechtem will take the oath of office today as the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Juvenile Court for a five-year term. It is a much-deserved promotion for the former Chelsea resident and Chelsea High Class of 1972 graduate, who has had a distinguished career as an attorney and a judge. Justice Nechtem...

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Metro Credit Union Annual Barbecue

August 14, 2014
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Metro Credit Union is hosting the fifth annual barbecue Multi-Chamber Networking fundraiser event to benefit The Neighborhood Developers and CONNECT on Aug. 26, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Metro headquarters, 200 Revere Beach Parkway. Pictured above is the planning committee, seated are, Saritin Rizzuto of Metro and Sheri Raftery of the East...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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14-1021-Ar 7/29/2014 Arrestee: Patrick Jordan (Age: 46) 191 Constitution Ave Revere, Ma 02151 Family Dollar Store 615 Broadway Charge: Shoplifting By Concealing Mdse Page 115 Of 120 Chelsea Police Department- 2014 Arrest Log 14-1024-Ar 7/30/2014 Arrestee: Ramiza Dinarica (Age: 23) Homeless Chelsea, Ma 02150 178 Pearl St Charge(S): Arrest Warrant Arrest Warrant 14-1026-Ar 7/30/2014...

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Bruins Beat

August 14, 2014
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The Sports Museum has announced that Patrice Bergeron will be among the honorees at this year’s annual fundraising event, ‘The Tradition’ on Wednesday, September 17 at 5:30 PM on the arena floor at TD Garden. Bergeron will be the recipient of The Tradition’s Community Service Award. Bergeron is the reigning NHL Foundation Award winner...

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Obituaries 08-14-2014

August 14, 2014
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Malcolm Wilson Stop & Shop Retiree Malcolm L. Wilson of Dunedin, Florida, formerly of Chelsea and Swampscott, died on August 2. He was 87 years old. Born in Lynn and a resident of Swampscott and Chelsea prior to moving to Florida, he was a meat cutter for the Stop & Shop Companies for over...

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Chelsea DTA Honors Clients Who Found Success

August 13, 2014
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Rosa Caraballo was used to getting up every morning and making sure she arrived just a little bit early at her day care job. She had been doing the same routine for seven years, until this past January when the rug was pulled out from under her and she suddenly lost her job. She...

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Thrift is the Word for Canning Gardeners

August 13, 2014
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There is one kind of jam that several Chelsea Community Gardeners would prefer not to get out of – that being Chelsea-grown Blackberry-Raspberry Jam. Several members of the Community Garden came together last week on Tuesday, July 29, to learn the basics of preparing and canning preserves, compotes and jams of all kinds. Under...

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Dan Ryan settling in as State Representative

August 13, 2014
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It’s been a busy few months for State Representative Dan Ryan since being sworn in as the Charlestown and Chelsea state representative back in April. Ryan was tossed out of the pan and into the fire and thrown into the middle of the state’s budget process. “When I was sworn in, the House had...

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