Monthly Archives: December 2015

Unanimous Support:Cortell New Council President

December 17, 2015
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Unanimous Support:Cortell New Council President

Taking the gavel once again this January will be District 8 Councillor Dan Cortell, after he received unanimous support of his colleagues in their caucus Monday night. The incoming Council met on Monday night for its annual caucus session to pick its officers, its seating position and its voting order for the 2016 session....

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CAPIC Wins Bid for City’s Wrap-Around Services

December 17, 2015
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City officials awarded a bid to Chelsea’s CAPIC for wrap-around services to help the homeless and addicted communities that often loiter in Bellingham Square. A similar bid for clinical services to help the same communities is expected to be awarded to Bay Cove Human Services in the next few days. The bid for $100,000...

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Chelsea Drug Court Program a Success:Justice Barnes Leads End-of-the-Year Meeting

December 17, 2015
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Chelsea Drug Court Program a Success:Justice Barnes Leads End-of-the-Year Meeting

According to the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, 75 percent of Drug Court graduates remain arrest-free for at least two years after leaving the program. That’s a very good success rate and Tuesday’s special program led by Justice Benjamin Barnes affirmed that the Chelsea Drug Court is working well and producing good results....

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‘COPS’ Show in Chelsea to Premiere Saturday

December 17, 2015
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‘COPS’ Show in Chelsea to Premiere Saturday

The long-awaited episode of the ‘COPS’ television show that was filmed in Chelsea will air this Saturday night on Spike TV at 8 p.m. Film crews followed Chelsea Police officers for several weeks last summer filming the ins and outs of being a police officer in the City. They also filmed some footage in...

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Police Briefs 12-17-2015

December 17, 2015
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Monday, 12/7 Carlos Rodriguez, ,54, 19 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage. Nathaly Rodriguez, 19, 44 Orange St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Samuel Socobasin, 36, 165 Hawthorne St., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Farrah Manning, 40, 165...

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A Thank You from Councillor Cunningham

December 17, 2015
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By Clifford Cunningham I’ve had the distinct honor and privilege of serving as City Councilor for District 7 over the last four years and, as my time doing so will come to an end in a few weeks, I wanted to take the time to share some final thoughts with the residents of the...

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Sports 12-17-2015

December 17, 2015
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CHS Roundup Boys basketball team opens with 74-34 win The Chelsea High boys basketball team opened its season in impressive fashion with a runaway 74-34 triumph over Minuteman Regional Vocational School Tuesday evening at the CHS gymnasium. Chelsea jumped out to a 19-6 advantage in the first frame and never looked back en route to...

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Obituaries 12-17-2015

December 17, 2015
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Elsie Howard Member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, homemaker and family caregiver Elsie M. (Gill) Howard passed away Friday morning, December 11 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehab in Peabody. She was 101 years old. Born, raised and a lifelong resident of Chelsea, the daughter of the late John and Jesse (Higgins) Gill, Elsie...

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Breakfast with Santa

December 10, 2015
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Breakfast with Santa

Ariana Martinez, 7, told Santa what she wanted for Christmas during the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce– annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Williams School. Hundreds of kids gathered to get some time with Santa and let him know exactly what they wanted for Christmas this year.

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Chanukah Celebration

December 10, 2015
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Chanukah Celebration

Ronda Winer shows off her Chanukah shirt during the Chanukah celebration at the Leonard Florence Center for Living on Sunday night, Dec. 6, the first night of the eight-day Jewish celebration. The LFCFL held a public celebration for the first time and drew a very nice crowd.

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