Monthly Archives: November 2014

Telex-Free Meeting Draws Thousands Last Week

November 10, 2014
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Telex-Free Meeting Draws Thousands Last Week

More than 1,000 victims of the TelexFree Ponzi scheme showed up at a meeting in the Mary C. Burke School on Oct. 29 to get information and to get help filing a complaint with the state. The event was coordinated by the Chelsea Collaborative, which is organizing victims. Last summer, in the wake of...

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Wynn Working on Redesign of Casino Tower

November 10, 2014
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Wynn Resorts officials late last month told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that they are ready to unveil a new design for the proposed casino on Lower Broadway. The MGC had asked Wynn to redesign the tower concept that has served as the face of the project since it was formally proposed. “I can...

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EPA Awards Chelsea $25,000 to Fight Asthma

November 1, 2014
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EPA Awards Chelsea $25,000 to Fight Asthma

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a coalition led by The Neighborhood Developers with a $25,000 grant earlier this month to promote asthma health education. The grant was one of 14 given in New England to fund community projects addressing environmental and public health issues in New England.  The Chelsea grant will support...

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Neighborhood Developers, Winner of 2014 ULI Award

November 1, 2014
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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing has selected The Neighborhood Developers’ (TND) Box District as a winner of this year’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award. ULI’s Terwilliger Center celebrates and promotes the exemplary efforts of real estate and public policy leaders from across the country who are...

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Tocci Building Companies Begin Construction of Rock Chapel Marine HQ

November 1, 2014
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Tocci Building Companies (Tocci), a Boston-area construction manager and recognized leader in virtual design and construction solutions, announced today that it has broken ground on a new headquarters for Rock Chapel Marine located on Marginal Street in Chelsea. The two-story, 5,349 square-foot (sf) office space will provide an architecturally appealing base for the company...

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Please Remember to Vote On Tuesday

November 1, 2014
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The election is Tuesday, Nov. 4  and the race for Governor between candidates Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley (Evan Falchuk and Jeff McCormick are also in the race, but they are trailing by a wide margin in the polls) is going down to the wire. The recent gubernatorial debates have been entertaining as both...

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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

November 1, 2014
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Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exhibition extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many...

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Letters to the Editor

November 1, 2014
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Proud supporter I am proud to endorse Charlie Baker for Governor of Massachusetts. The recent scandals involving DCF, the EBT program, and the Probation Department are clear indicators of the arrogance and indifference that develops when one party is allowed to completely dominate state government. Massachusetts needs a governor who is able and willing...

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Obituaries 10-30-2014

November 1, 2014
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Donald Mullett Decorated Veteran, Motorcycle Enthusiast, Member of DAV and Chelsea Knights of Columbus Donald Mullett of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, passed away at home on October 2 after a short illness. He was 87 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved son of the late Patrick and Elizabeth Mullett, Donald attended...

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Firefighter Caissie Receives State Honor for Lifesaving Effort

November 1, 2014
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Firefighter Caissie Receives State Honor for Lifesaving Effort

When Lt. Arthur Caissie headed to work last June 26, he had no idea the events of the day would lead him to center stage at the state’s annual top fire awards ceremony. On Tuesday morning, though, that’s exactly where the reluctant hero stood, being singled out by Gov. Deval Patrick for saving the...

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