Monthly Archives: March 2015

Forum on Relations with Local Muslim Community Held to Condemn Public Notes Railing Against Islam

March 5, 2015
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Forum on Relations with Local Muslim Community Held to Condemn Public Notes Railing Against Islam

One of the first speakers at a community forum in Chelsea on relations with the Muslim communities in Revere, Chelsea, Eastie and Everett, was a 10-year-old boy who summed up the hopes of everyone in the room. It silenced the standing-room only crowd. “I am an American,” he stated. “I really love both America and Islam....

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Board, Director at CHA Come to Amenable Agreement on Contract

March 5, 2015
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The Board of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) and Executive Director Al Ewing have come to terms on a contract dispute that – though in the background as compared to the overall repairing of the agency – has been outstanding since 2011. The contract was recently approved by the Board and state officials and...

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Call Him Edgar:Father Edgar Has Helped Bring Success, Service to St.Lukes

March 5, 2015
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Call Him Edgar:Father Edgar Has Helped Bring Success, Service to St.Lukes

When Rev. Edgar Gutierrez-Duarte arrived in Chelsea in 2007, there was a small closet with a few rows of non-perishable food items in the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that Father Edgar’s predecessor had left behind and had sometimes handed out to the hungry. It had been an act of service that was small, but...

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Sure Shot: Vaccination Rates in Spotlight, Very High in Chelsea

March 5, 2015
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When there’s a stoplight that turns red late at night when there is no other traffic around, most people will stop anyway just because it’s a simple rule and a safe practice. Some, however, will not, and the more people that break a simple rule, the more dangerous it becomes for the whole community....

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Police Briefs 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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02/16 Efrain DelRosario, 37, 22 Ferry St., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license. 2/18 Dana Howell, 30, 23 Alrick Rd., Quincy, was arrested on warrants. 2/19 Tyler Jones, 25, 88 Gerrish Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, rid light violation, and on a warrant. Tito Ebanks-Lopez,...

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We Are One Community

March 5, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...

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Letters to the Editor

March 5, 2015
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“We Got Your Back” The hate messages that were found scattered around the Revere Beach area and whose purveyors were intending for it to have a chilling effect on members of the Muslim community in Revere and surrounding cities not only failed to hit its target, but also was counterproductive. Al Huda Society, a...

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Sports 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins and players and hope Another crucial point has been reached in this tumultuous 2014-15 season for the Boston Bruins. That point was the trade deadline, which has come and gone, with little if any surprises regarding any major moves. General Manager Peter Chiarelli, appears to have decided, after...

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Obituaries 03-05-2015

March 5, 2015
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Robert ‘Bob’ Macero Retired marketing representative for Commercial Union Insurance;  Melvin Jones Lions Club Award recipient Robert M. “Bob” Macero of Saugus died peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on February 24. He was 80 years old. Bob was born in Chelsea on September 26, 1934. the dear son of...

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