Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 9:Primary Primer

September 4, 2014
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With all of the candidates running for so many offices in the upcoming Primary Election next Tuesday, Sept. 9, things have gotten more than a little confusing for voters – especially on the Democratic side. Below is a listing of the races and those running. Democrat: •U.S. Senator (unopposed) Ed Markey, Malden •Governor Don...

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Correction:UFCW Miscommunicated on Solidarity Fund

September 4, 2014
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In a front page story in last week’s Chelsea Record, it was stated that the Chelsea Collaborative and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) had banded together to create a solidarity fund that would be distributed to out-of-work Market Basket employees. That, however, was not the case and it appears that the...

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Get Out And Vote

September 4, 2014
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We remember the old-fashioned elections in Chelsea’s past when legendary public officials like our own esteemed former publisher Andrew Quigley Sr., Hugh McLaughlin, Al Voke, Richard Voke, John Slater, John Donovan, Robert Donovan, and other notables brought tremendous turnouts to the polls on Election Day. There is a huge election this Tuesday, Sept. 9...

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Truck Crash Revere Brown Circle

September 4, 2014
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At approximately 11:30 a.m. today a tractor-trailer dump truck hauling sand to the Winthrop Beach revitalization project rolled over at Brown Circle rotary in Revere, spilling its load across the roadway.  Revere Police have primary jurisdiction of the rotary and conducted the main crash investigation. The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (our...

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Avellaneda Picks Up Herald Endorsement for Sept. 9

September 4, 2014
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State Rep. Candidate Roy Avellaneda, running for the 2nd Suffolk seat, announced his primary endorsement from the Boston Herald this week. Avellaneda won a surprise endorsement from the Herald in the Special Election last winter, and his candidacy won the endorsement once again this week. “In the 2nd Suffolk district, the Herald is pleased...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Elena Zullo Late Proprietor of Park Cleaners, Chelsea Elena J. (Cianfrocca) Zullo of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, died on September 1 surrounded by her family. The late proprietor of Park Cleaners, Chelsea, she was the beloved wife of Mario Zullo; loving mother of Judith Festa and her husband, William “Chuck” and Diane Zullo,...

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Five-Alarm Fire Tests Might of Chelsea, Surrounding Fire Departments

September 4, 2014
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Firefighters were still recovering from Sunday’s brutal, 5-Alarm fire on Arlington Street Monday morning when a surprise came knocking. Often feeling like the forgotten service in Chelsea, firefighters were surprised to find residents from the affected neighborhood bringing home cooked meals and thank-yous to the crews that had worked so hard to prevent a...

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MGC Adopts Flexible Licensing Award Process

September 4, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is getting set to begin the evaluations of both Region A casino applications next Monday in a complex, but deliberate, process that is likely to last one week or, perhaps, more. Like the previous slot license award, there will be no simple up and down vote about who to...

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Back to the Basket

September 4, 2014
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For the past six weeks or more, I’ve had no coffee in the house. For years, I’ve relied on swinging by the Chelsea Market Basket after work to grab a bag or two of the store brand coffee beans. I’ve never run out, but during the Market Basket saga of this summer, the cupboard...

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Engine 3 to the Maternity Ward…Again

September 4, 2014
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Delivering babies is usually reserved for people in white coats and surgical masks, but increasingly in Chelsea bringing bouncing babies into the world has rested on folks in fire engines and fire hats. Fire crews have delivered no fewer than three babies in the past year. Engine 3 was dispatched on Monday to 2...

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