Monthly Archives: August 2015

Senator Markey Visits Chelsea

August 28, 2015
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Senator Markey Visits Chelsea

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey visited Chelsea to discuss the city’s future development plans with City Manager Tom Ambrosino. Pictured at the meeting in the city manager’s office are, from left, Assistant City Manager Ned Keefe, Sen. Edward J. Markey, City Manager Tom Ambrosino, and Director of Planning and Development John DePriest.

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Community Engagement is the Goal

August 28, 2015
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Community Engagement is the Goal

Officers Ryan Ostler and Joe Stutto took engaging the community to a new level recently while on walking patrols in the Highland Park area. Chief Brian Kyes said it was a great example of how the police can casually interact with young people and adults in their patrol areas. “This is known as Community...

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Ambrosino to Convene Stakeholders on Chelsea Street Bridge Delays

August 28, 2015
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Fewer things are more frustrating for Chelsea drivers than seeing the gates go down on the Chelsea Street Bridge. Were it a few minutes of idle time, folks might tolerate it. However, one could have a five-course picnic on the side of the road, clean up the mess, and get back in the car...

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Return to School Sees Some Slowdown in Enrollment

August 28, 2015
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While enrollment has slowed down some this year, and the numbers coming to Chelsea from Central America aren’t at a breakneck pace, the schools are seeing some upticks from new places such as Puerto Rico – where a plunging economy has seen folks head to the mainland. “We are a mirror of the world...

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Schools Supt.Mary Bourque Welcomes Staff for New Year

August 28, 2015
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On Monday, August 24, Chelsea High School was bustling with teachers, staff and community members.  After staff gathered for breakfast, the crowd listened intently to a motivating speech led by the Superintendent of Chelsea Public Schools, Dr. Mary Bourque. She welcomed back the members of the Chelsea Public Schools and offered a big thanks...

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Bullets Break Up Quiet in Cary Square, One into Nursing Home

August 28, 2015
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After several weeks of relative quiet in the Cary Square area, the quiet was broken early last Friday morning when several shots were fired on Lafayette Avenue – with one going through the window of Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home and lodging itself in the foyer of the facility. At approximately 2:03 a.m., an officer...

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Police Briefs 08-27-2015

August 28, 2015
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Monday, 7/27 Lisa Selvage, 50, 10 Forsyth St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants and shoplifting. Rogenia Cobb, 42, 105 Chauncy St., Boston, was arrested for shoplifting. Thomas Dunn, 34, 56 Franklin Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit crime....

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Make Your Voice Heard on Strip Club Proposal in District 8

August 28, 2015
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By Dan Cortell, District 8 Councilor and Council Vice President “Phantom Ventures, LLC”, better known as the entity attempting to open a Strip Club at what was formally King Arthur’s, is back and moving forward with efforts to open a strip club.   Last we heard they’d withdrawn their application before the Licensing Commission requesting all...

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Cops in Chelsea

August 28, 2015
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A film crew from the television show COPS has been riding along with Chelsea Police Department officers for the past two weeks. The crews will be filming with the Chelsea, Revere and Lynn Police Departments for a total of eight weeks. Chief Brian Kyes the police agreed to the partnership to highlight the professional...

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Obituaries 08-27-2015

August 28, 2015
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Hazel Ruth Brown Former longtime Chelsea resident Hazel Ruth (Allen) Brown passed away Sunday afternoon, August 23 at Winchester Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 89 years old. Born in North Attleborough, the daughter of the late Roscoe B. and Inez L. (Story) Allen, for the last year, Hazel has been residing...

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