Monthly Archives: January 2015

Process Underway in City Manager Search

January 22, 2015
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The Collins Center has begun interviewing city councillors this week to start crafting a public document of priorities and qualities that will be sent out to any potential candidates for the permanent city manager position, according to Stephen McGoldrick and Dick Kobayashi of the Center. At a public forum at Bunker Hill Community College,...

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Police Briefs 01-15-2015

January 22, 2015
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1/5 Hector Herrera, 35, 9 Calhoun St., Everett, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence (2nd office), negligent operation of motor vehicle. Annette Zywien, 19, 112 Grove St., Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. Hector Torres-Cruz, 19, 272 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen property, operating motor vehicle unlicensed, receiving stolen...

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Martin Luther King

January 22, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 22, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,...

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Obituaries 01-15-2015

January 22, 2015
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Genevieve ‘Jean’ Cataldo Of Florida, formerly of Revere   Genevieve “Jean” (Primatello) Cataldo of Rockledge, Florida,  formerly of Revere, died on January 11.  She was 90 years old. A homemaker and a devoted member of St Theresa’s Parish for many years, Jean was born and raised in Revere, the daughter of the late Achille...

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Police Briefs 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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12/29 Michael Chesley, 30, 30 Hawthorne Ave., Methuen, was arrested on warrants. 12/30 Joseph A. Ciappina, 46, 7 Jefferson Dr., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting. Steven Stoico, 46, 140 Oakwood Ave., Revere, was arrested for simple assault and assault with a dangerous weapon. 12/31 Edin Herrera, 25, 70 Shawmut St., Chelsea, was arrested for...

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Remembering Mr. Roy Butt: A Great Chelsea Man

January 11, 2015
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There are so many admirable qualities, career and lifetime accomplishments for which we come to pay tribute to former Chelsea firefighter William “Roy” Butt who died on Jan. 6 at the age of 92. Mr. Butt was an exceptional athlete at Chelsea High, graduating as a member of the Class of 1940 and excelling...

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Chelsea-Boston Metro Area Veterans Affairs 2014: The Year in Review

January 11, 2015
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VA Secretary McDonald Visits Harvard Law School Last month, I was among several veteran professionals associated with the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home (CSH) who attended the presentation given by the newly confirmed Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, during his visit at Harvard Law School on Nov. 24. McDonald highlighted his current efforts as head...

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King Arthur’s Building Sells to Former Produce Wholesaler

January 11, 2015
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The old King Arthur’s Strip Club building was sold on Tuesday to a former produce wholesaler from Quincy, according to the Boston Herald, beating out Revere businessman Charlie Lightbody – who is currently under indictment for wire fraud related to the Wynn casino land deal. Demetrios Vardakostas, who once owned Bostonia Produce and worked...

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Ash Says Good-Bye to Chelsea: Speech peppered with Praise and Humor

January 11, 2015
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City Manager Jay Ash said his formal good-bye as the leader of the City of Chelsea on Monday night in a heartfelt speech before the Council that was peppered with praise for others, and of course a few jokes, and summed up the 18 years he has spent in City Hall. Ash will be...

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