Monthly Archives: November 2014

Question 3 Defeat Clears Casino Path

November 10, 2014
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The defeat of the Casino Repeal effort, Question 3, on Tuesday’s ballot paves the way for the Wynn Resorts casino to begin its putting the pedal to the medal on its project. Wynn officials, after getting word of the vote during a viewing party at Everett High School, said they were ready to get...

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BHCC Gets Grant for Training Food Workers

November 10, 2014
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The Bunker Hill Community College Workforce Development Center has received a $150,000 grant from the Commonwealth Corporation’s Regional Training Capacity Pilot Program. The College will use the funds to implement the Pathway to Success in the Food Industry program, a sequence of workplace English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes contextualized for the...

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Wheelock Celebrates Chelsea Scholar

November 10, 2014
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Wheelock College will celebrate Carishmar Moore, a Chelsea local and member of the Wheelock Class of 2018, along with 16 other Passion for Action Scholars at the Wheelock College Brookline Campus, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 6-9 p.m. The Passion for Action Leadership Award Reception will celebrate the positive social entrepreneurship of the Wheelock...

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Ash given MANN Award

November 10, 2014
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Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash recently received the Theodore Mann Regional Leadership Award from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) at the planning agency’s Fall Meeting in Boston. MAPC is the regional planning agency serving 101 cities and towns in Greater Boston. The award is given annually in memory of Newton’s longest-serving mayor, Theodore...

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Ash Welcomes Philly Executives to City Hall

November 10, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash was among the welcoming party of Chelsea leaders who spoke to attendees of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia’s recent Leadership Exchange visit. At Chelsea City Hall, Ash (pictured right speaking to the audience), TND Director Ann Houston and Roca Chelsea Director Shannon McAuliffe discussed building community partnerships and the...

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Police Arrest Two in Brutal Stabbing Last Sept.

November 10, 2014
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Two men have been identified and held in connection with the attempted murder of a Chelsea teen in September, a brazen daylight attack that involved multiple stabblings with a knife and machete. The two men, Jose Lopez, 20, of Revere and Jose Vasquez, 21, of Somerville, are charged with assault with intent to murder...

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Sports 11-06-2014

November 10, 2014
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Boys soccer advances to D-2 North quarterfinal with dramatic 2OT victory The Chelsea High boys soccer team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Division 2 North state soccer tournament with a thrilling 1-0 victory over Lynn Classical in double overtime in a first round contest Monday evening at Chelsea Stadium. Coach Mick Milutinovic’s Red...

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Obituaries 11-06-2014

November 10, 2014
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Peter Grasso Retired Butcher Peter S. Grasso of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea, went home to Jesus October 30. A US Army veteran of World War II and a retired wholesale meat company butcher, he was the beloved husband of Bina ( Giammarino ) Grasso with whom he shared 66 years  of marriage; loving father...

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Election Results Favor Coakley Heavily, Buck Thin Margins Statewide

November 10, 2014
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Though Republican Charlie Baker took the statewide gubernatorial vote by a very narrow margin – Chelsea voters overwhelmingly came out for his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Martha Coakley in Tuesday’s voting action. Voter turnout was brisk for Chelsea, with precincts in Prattville steady nearly all day long. There was a 36.1 percent turnout and...

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Ash says Baker Victory Good for Chelsea/State

November 10, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash has made no bones about his support of Gov.-elect Charlie Baker and, after Baker’s big win on Tuesday, Ash said he’s waiting to see how he can help the new administration and how the new administration might be able to partner with Chelsea. “I’m looking forward to having some relationship...

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