Monthly Archives: November 2015

School Cancer Awareness Day

November 5, 2015
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School Cancer Awareness Day

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness month, students at the Berkowitz and Kelly Schools held an awareness day recently and dressed all in pink. In addition, students lined up in a pink ribbon formation outside the Mary C. Burke Complex to mark the occasion – as seen here from a bird’s eye perspective.

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Election Day Wave Sees Six New Faces on the Council:Four New on School Committee

November 5, 2015
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Election Day Wave Sees Six New Faces on the Council:Four New on School Committee

It’s tough to be an incumbent these days, and the national trend to oust those in office carried over to Chelsea Tuesday night when six new people out of 11 seats – creating a new majority – swept into office on a wave of voter excitement and candidate campaigning that hasn’t been seen here...

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Two More Restaurant Bars Get Penalized

November 5, 2015
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The Chelsea Licensing Commission imposed sanctions against two local establishments after a public hearing  was held at the October 27 meeting. The  Chelsea Police brought forward complaints against the Acapulco Mexican Restaurant of 238 Fifth St. and Bar Rancho Las Pupusas of 36 Second St. Both locations will have five days to appeal the...

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Chelsea K of C Gifts Our Lady of Grace Parish $125,000

November 5, 2015
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On Sunday November 8, 2015 members of Chelsea Council #83 Knights of Columbus will gather, with their families and friends at Our Lady of Grace Church to celebrate a Mass of Remembrance.  The eleven o’clock Mass will be offered in the name of all deceased members and their families.  All past and present members...

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Giving an Honor to an Old Soldier

November 5, 2015
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Giving an Honor to an Old Soldier

The last time Tony Baleno was on an airplane, it was 1946 and the former Navy Frogman (the previous name for a Navy Seal) was coming back to Boston from the European front after World War II. The 93-year-old veteran and Soldiers’ Home resident had never traveled by airplane on any trips as his...

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Police Briefs 11-05-2015

November 5, 2015
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CFD DELIVERS ANOTHER BABY On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 31, Engine 4 responded to the rear of the MGH Clinic (closed at the time) for the report of a female in labor. Engine 4 found the female in the front passenger seat of her vehicle with an MGH officer attending to her. Engine 4’s crew...

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For Our Students,Teachers Want PARCC

November 5, 2015
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On November 17, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will vote on whether to replace MCAS, the state’s 17-year-old testing system, with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) assessment, or something policymakers are referring to as “MCAS 2.0” –  a test of uncertain content and format...

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Election Day 2015

November 5, 2015
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We congratulate the winners in the 2015 city election who have earned the honor of serving in leadership positions in our city government. In an exciting Councillor-at-Large race, Roy Avellaneda topped the ticket, followed by Damali Vidot, who made an impressive debut as a citywide candidate, and Leo Robinson, the current president of the...

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Sports 11-05-2015

November 5, 2015
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CHS Roundup Ieng scores three TDs as CHS football team posts first win with 28-0 romp over So. Boston The Chelsea High football team posted its first win of the season with a 28-0 shutout of South Boston Friday evening. “It was a total team effort,” said CHS head coach Jack Halas. “Every member of the team...

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Obituaries 11-05-2015

November 5, 2015
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Larry Dahlquist Of Billerica, formerly of Chelsea Larry V. Dahlquist passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington on November 1 following a brief illness. He was 67 years old. Born in Fall River, he was raised in Chelsea, one of seven children born to Lawrence V. and Atheldra (Smith) Dahlquist. Larry...

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