Monthly Archives: December 2015

Rustigian Family Teams up to Fight Homelessness

December 10, 2015
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Rustigian Family Teams up to Fight Homelessness

By Seth Daniel Perhaps it all started when Chelsea High School (CHS) sophomore Charlie Rustigian was only about eight years old and he encountered a boy at school who didn’t know what a birthday party was. Charlie’s grandmother Peggy Foulco, who has raised him with her husband, Mike, said she had a $50 bill...

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Chelsea Fire to Run ‘Toys for Tots’ Campaign

December 10, 2015
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Chelsea Fire to Run ‘Toys for Tots’ Campaign

By Seth Daniel Chelsea Firefighters will be collecting toys for the Toys for Tots and Globe Santa program once again this year, and based on their research, that generosity could land to a needy family in Chelsea. “We did a little research into the Globe Santa and Toys for Tots and found out that...

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Outlandishness:Ambrosino,Neighbors Question Seriousness of Forbes Plan

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel There was nothing rough around the edges about the presentation by Yihe Forbes LLC at Tuesday’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting on Tuesday night. In fact, the polished attorneys, architects, engineers and consultants were pretty much the best team that money could buy in Boston. Even so, neighbors and elected...

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Parking vs Morality Meet in New French Club Proposal at ZBA

December 10, 2015
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By Seth Daniel For some, the problem was parking and traffic, while others believed the problem was a lack of human sensitivity. It was nearly a first as a 34-unit affordable housing building at the old French Club ran up against opponents who were concerned about the effect on traffic an parking, while supporters...

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State, RPD Clamp Down on Human Trafficking

December 10, 2015
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A Revere woman and a Chelsea man have been arrested for allegedly trafficking women for sex through an online “escort” service, Attorney General Maura Healey announced this week. Elena Gaston, (a.k.a. “Dana”), 60, of 18 Eustis St., was arrested Wednesday night, Dec. 2, in Revere by Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Attorney General’s...

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Police Briefs 12-10-2015

December 10, 2015
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Monday, Nov. 23 Ramon Pagan, 54, 126 Pine St Inn, Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Ney Garcia, 32, 16 Addison ST., Chelsea, was arrested for failing to signal, motor vehicle brake violation, unlicensed operation of m motor vehicle, warrant. Tuesday, Nov. 24 Eneida Ruiz, 44, Ruiz Eneida, 14 Bloomingdale St., Chelsea, was arrested for...

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Sports 12-10-2015

December 10, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS track girls open season Thursday The 2015-16 winter season kicks off today (Thursday) with the Chelsea High Lady Red Devils facing Greater Lawrence at Somerville High.  This is Chelsea’s second year competing as a varsity sport in indoor track, with the Red Devils reuniting with their old friends in the Greater...

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Obituaries 12-10-2015

December 10, 2015
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Nina DeFlumeri Her greatest and most cherished interests were church and family Nina (Cataldo) DeFlumeri passed away on December 5 in the peaceful surroundings of her Malden home after a short illness with her husband and family at her side. She was 87 years old. Born and raised in Monte Falcione, Italy, she was...

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Holiday Lighting

December 3, 2015
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Holiday Lighting

The City of Chelsea and the Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Nov. 24 in Chelsea Square. The Browne Middle School provided Christmas songs and there was hot chocolate and treats. Later in the evening, Santa Claus dropped by to help flip the switch on the lights. Santa Claus dropped...

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Forbes Project Remains Same Large Proposal

December 3, 2015
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What was at one time a not-so-serious, placeholder proposal for the vacant Forbes site by a Chinese company is increasingly looking like the final proposal after a meeting on Monday night at the Residence Inn revealed no changes to the plan. Representatives of YIHE Forbes LLC, of Guangzhou, China, and the Boston law firm...

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