Monthly Archives: September 2015

Candidates Hit a Range of Topics During Collaborative’s Live Forum

September 18, 2015
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The Chelsea Collaborative hosted a lively question and answer forum Tuesday night for the candidates in the at-Large City Council and District 5 Council races that will appear on the ballot next Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the City Preliminary election. For District 5, challengers Henry Wilson and Judith Garcia participated, but incumbent Joe Perlatonda...

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Council Nixed Sex Offender Ordinance

September 18, 2015
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In the wake of a Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) decision last month that struck down the City of Lynn’s restrictions on where sex offenders can live, the Chelsea City Council voted in a close decision Monday night to strike down its own, similar sex offender residency ordinance to prevent any lawsuits stemming from the...

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Malicious Flood Exposes Major Problems

September 18, 2015
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Chelsea Police and Fire, along with the State Fire Marshal, are investigating an intentional flooding of the Broadway Glen high-rise apartment building early last Saturday morning using a fire protection standpipe, and the owners of the building could find themselves in a lot more trouble after the situation allegedly uncovered some questionable living conditions....

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Hundreds Are Expected to Attend 12th Annual Taste of Chelsea Mon.

September 18, 2015
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Hundreds Are Expected to Attend 12th Annual Taste of Chelsea Mon.

The Taste of Chelsea has not only been one of the most popular events of the year, it’s also been one of the most successful fundraisers for any local organization. Joseph Vinard, co-founder and chair of the Taste of Chelsea, said that the event has raised more than $500,000 for HarborCov, a Chelsea-based organization...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2015

September 18, 2015
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August 24 Carlos Lazo, 41, 291 Curwin Circle, Lynn, was arrested for failure to signal, violation of marked lanes, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, warrants. Ramon Pagan, 54, 1 Pine St. Inn, Boston, was arrested for drinking/possessing open alcoholic beverage in public. Emerald Crowley, 19, 86 Holyoke St., Lynn, was arrested for shoplifting,...

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Letters to the Editor

September 18, 2015
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Please vote for  my mom Dear Editor: Hi my name is Nina. My mom, Damali Vidot, is running for City Council at-Large and I want to talk to you about her.  She was born in New York, raised in Chelsea, went to school in Chelsea, graduated in Chelsea, worked in Chelsea, got married in...

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Cortell’s Response to Perlatonda’s Comment on Strip Club

September 18, 2015
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I was most surprised to read of Councillor Joe Perlatonda’s unwillingness to oppose the return of a strip club he speaks of in the same breath as concerns he voices about prostitution, addiction and the negatives that go along with being the home of a Methadone Clinic.  I’ve gladly become a vocal voice in...

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Get Out and Vote In Tuesday’s Election

September 18, 2015
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Anyone who has lived in Chelsea for a long time knows what a politically active community it has been throughout its history. There were mayoral, board of aldermen, and school committee elections in the 1960, 1970s, and 1980s where voter turnouts would be very high and people would wait in the old Aldermanic Chambers...

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Sports 09-17-2015

September 18, 2015
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CHS Roundup Red Devils drop opener, face Revere Friday night Although the Chelsea High football team dropped its season opener to Lynn Tech, 20-6, Friday evening, CHS head coach Jack Halas saw a lot of good signs from his Red Devils, who trailed 20-0 at the half. . “Halftime was kind of a gut...

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Obituaries 09-17-2015

September 18, 2015
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Joseph Kulpa Former owner of Okay Corral Tavern in Peabody and Harmony Lounge in Chelsea Joseph A. Kulpa, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away Wednesday evening, September 2 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 75 years old. The son of the late Peter and Olga (Niconchuk) Kulpa, Joseph attended Chelsea...

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