Monthly Archives: June 2015

NeighborWorks Week 2015 Celebrated with Bosson Park

June 25, 2015
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NeighborWorks Week 2015 Celebrated with Bosson Park

In conjunction with community improvement efforts across the country organized by NeighborWorks America, The Neighborhood Developers and Chelsea Thrives organized a cleanup and flower-planting event at Bosson Park. Organizers gathered dozens of community volunteers, equipped them with tools, planters, and mulch, and served to brighten their neighborhood. This NeighborWorks Week effort kicked off Chelsea...

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Camp Rotary

June 25, 2015
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Camp Rotary

This summer, the Chelsea Rotary Club is sponsoring 20 lucky Chelsea students between ages 7 and 15 to an all expense paid week of overnight camp at Camp Rotary in Boxford, MA. Since 1998, the Chelsea Rotary Club has sponsored over 250 children at the overnight camp with the help of many generous community...

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Juan Vega Steps Down at Centro Latino

June 25, 2015
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Juan Vega, the long-time director and face of Centro Latino on Broadway, announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position as of June 30. “I write to let you know that, after proudly serving in this role for the past 17 years, I am stepping down as president and CEO...

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‘I Forgive You’: People’s AME, Chelsea Clergy Hold Prayer Service for Charleston

June 25, 2015
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‘I Forgive You’: People’s AME, Chelsea Clergy Hold Prayer Service for Charleston

When tragedies such as the murder of nine church members inside the Mother Emanuel AME church last week in Charleston, SC, strike, many are ready to strike back. It was not the case Tuesday night, when members of the clergy in Chelsea – including the Rev. Sandra Whitley of the People’s AME Church in...

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Council, Committee Likely to Tap Maronski

June 25, 2015
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The combined City Council and School Committee was expected to tap former City Councillor Richard Maronski to serve as the next District 3 School Committee member on Wednesday night. The vote took place after Record deadlines, but officials said Maronski was the only individual to submit at application for the seat, which was vacated...

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On A Mission

June 25, 2015
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More than 300 Bostonians packed the Boston Convention Center last week to raise more than $300,000 and celebrate College Bound Dorchester and its mission of using education as a means to end systemic, urban poverty and change the neighborhood of Dorchester from within. The nonprofit’s annual gala, “I am My Future,” was led by...

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Chelsea Rotary Installation of Officers Set for June 30

June 25, 2015
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The Chelsea Rotary Club will hold its Annual Installation of Officers at 6pm at the Chelsea Yacht Club on Tuesday June 30th.  MCs for the evening will be Past Presidents Joe Vinard and Sergio Jaramillo.  Installed officers for 2015/2016 will be Atty. Mark White, of Hagstrom White P.C. as President, Rev. Sandra Whitley of...

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Letter to the Editor

June 25, 2015
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Thank you for your continued service Dear Editor: I want to thank you for the coverage of the Memorial Day Service sin Chelsea. It was great to see so many people attend the service at the City Hall. You have also reported on the services held at the Soldier’s Home but you did not...

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Obituaries 06-25-2015

June 25, 2015
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Stephanie Malachowski Lifelong Chelsea resident Stephanie B. (Mikolajewski) Malachowski passed away Sunday evening, June 21 at the Charlwell House in Norwood where she had been receiving supportive care for the past two years. She was 95 years old. She was born and raised in Chelsea, one of five children born to the late Franciszek...

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Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony

June 18, 2015
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Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony

Keeping calm and moving on were these two Girl Scouts Isabella Alvarez and Allison Gallego, who moved up in rank from junior scouts to cadets during Monday night’s annual citywide troop Bridging Ceremony, which was held in Chelsea High School. The annual ceremony marks the occasion whereby girls who have earned the ability to...

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