Monthly Archives: March 2016

Act of Violence:Chelsea Youth Charged with Murder in Teen Party Shooting

March 11, 2016
By
Act of Violence:Chelsea Youth Charged with Murder in Teen Party Shooting

By Seth Daniel A 16-year-old Chelsea youth, who had just recently moved to Lynn, has been charged with the murder of Pablo Villeda, 19, in an horrific act of violence that left the victim dead and six others wounded from 10 gunshots allegedly fired in close quarters early on Sunday morning. The shooting has...

Read more »

New Fire Chief Ready to Work with All Parties

March 11, 2016
By
New Fire Chief Ready to Work with All Parties

By Seth Daniel City Manager Tom Ambrosino announced on Friday, March 4, that he had chosen Len Albanese, chief of the North Providence Fire Department, to be the next permanent fire chief for Chelsea. Albanese, 50, will start the new job in April 4. The new chief is a 30-year veteran of the fire...

Read more »

Community Reacts to Multiple Shooting with Vigil,Meeting

March 11, 2016
By
Community Reacts to Multiple Shooting with Vigil,Meeting

By Seth Daniel As the sun rose on Washington Avenue and Orange Street Sunday morning, neighbors were grasping for answers to another – and even worse – shooting incident that had left the streets closed down and cordoned off and, in effect, a war zone situation. They couldn’t leave the house. They couldn’t ask...

Read more »

State of the City Features Plan for Investing in Residents

March 11, 2016
By

By Seth Daniel The State of the City cannot be summed up in one word, as is often the case in such speeches, but for which City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he could not do during his speech to the City Council Monday night. “Sometimes people may say we are ‘strong’ or ‘solvent’ or...

Read more »

Police Briefs 03-10-2016

March 11, 2016
By

Monday, 2/29 Kirk Crowley, 47, 125 Walnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing and destruction of property over $250, malicious. William Amaya, 30, 21 County Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting and on a warrant. Tuesday, 3/1 Jose Oseguera-Flores, 35, 31 Gerrish Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for Operating under the influence of liquor (2nd...

Read more »

Stemming and Preventing Violence in the City is Priority One

March 11, 2016
By

By Tom Ambrosino, City Manager Other than the substance abuse problems in the Square, you haven’t really heard me talk a lot about public safety generally since I’ve been here. I hope no one interprets that lack of discussion as a lack of interest. You can’t be the leader of any urban municipality in...

Read more »

Sports 03-10-2016

March 11, 2016
By

CHS Roundup Red Devils fall to strong Salem The Chelsea High basketball team started well in its contest with Salem in first-round play of the Division 2 North Sectional of the MIAA boys state basketball tournament last Thursday evening. The Red Devils grabbed a 6-3 lead in the opening minutes on the Witches’ home...

Read more »

Obituaries 03-10-2016

March 11, 2016
By

Pablo Jose Villeda Died tragically Pablo Jose Villeda, beloved son of Mara Estrada and Oscar Villeda, died tragically early Saturday morning. He was 19 years old. Pablo was born in Guatemala, came to Chelsea 16 years ago and attended local schools. He played football from an early age with Chelsea Pop-Warner Football and he...

Read more »

Empty Bowls Prep Painting Party

March 4, 2016
By
Empty Bowls Prep Painting Party

Chelsea City Councillor Judith Garcia paints a lotus flower on her bowl at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Monday evening for the Empty Bowls prep painting party. The annual Empty Bowls event will take place on April 21 and will benefit the Food Bank at St. Luke’s – a vital community resource.

Read more »

Jazzin’ It Up

March 4, 2016
By
Jazzin’ It Up

Galen Abdur-Razzaq lit up Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Chelsea Campus on Monday afternoon with his flute and four piece jazz band, which was spiced up in between with a comprehensive history of jazz and the social history behind the music. The program was part of BHCC’s Black History Month celebration. The program was...

Read more »


Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat