Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ambrosino Expects to Fund New Firefighter Positions

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Despite ongoing tensions between City Hall and the Firefighter’s Union, City Manager Tom Ambrosino said this week that he believe the Department does need more staffing. And he’s putting the money behind that statement too, he said. “My expectation in my Fiscal Year 2017 Budget will have at least one or...

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Alpert Chosen as New CHS Athletic Director

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Public School announced on Wednesday that Amanda Alpert has been chosen the next Director of Athletics for the Chelsea Public Schools. She will begin her role on July 1, and the role will be expanded to include director of physical education and health. The official title, which is new,...

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Two Restaurants Approved for Everett Avenue by ZBA

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two highly-anticipated high-end restaurant proposals got the thumbs up from the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night, April 13, for the Everett Avenue Urban Renewal District. The first approval came for the well-established Fusion Foods, which has been in the downtown district for several years under the ownership of Melissa...

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Police Briefs 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Monday, 4/4 Ivan Reyes, 21, 81 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle, taking & stealing parts from motor vehicle, possessing burglarious instrument, larceny of motor vehicle. Edwin Carmona, 18, 46 Revere Beach Pkwy., Revere, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle, taking/stealing parts from motor vehicle, larceny of motor vehicle,...

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Happy Passover

April 21, 2016
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We wish the members of our Jewish community a Happy Passover that begins at sundown Friday night. The observance continues for eight days and commemorates the Israelites being freed by God from slavery in Egypt in biblical times. Passover commences with the First Seder, which is a special dinner that includes the recitation of...

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Sports 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Bruins season-end press conference The Boston Bruins scheduled a mid-morning press conference yesterday (Wednesday) that included Owner Jeremy Jacobs, CEO Charlie Jacobs and Bruins President Cam Neely. While many questions were asked and situations addressed, it all came down to the answer that many reasons were responsible for the Bs to have missed the...

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Obituaries 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Mary King Homemaker and senior center volunteer Mary A. (Vallis) King of Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea, formerly of Revere, passed away on Sunday morning, April 17 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. She was 95 years old. Born in Coombs Cove, Newfoundland, Canada,  the daughter of the late John J. and Bessie (Fiander) Vallis,...

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Top 100 Chelsea Gross Wage Earners

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Top 100 salaries of public employees from 2015 in Chelsea was released last week by the Law Department, and one employee was over $200,000 and all of the Top 100 made in excess of $100,000. The payroll for the Top 100 featured 44 firefighters, 38 police officers, 16 School Department...

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Housing Authority said They Finally Have a Clean Slate, Ready to Move Forward

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) has had a tough run over the last four years. There has even been federal legislation adopted in its name – and not for a positive reason. But all of that is likely in the rear-view mirror now, officials at the CHA said last week, announcing...

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Two Working Fires in High-Rise Buildings Keep CFD Running

April 14, 2016
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By Paul Koolloian Chelsea Firefighters were kept quite busy over the weekend responding to two serious fires that broke out at two high-rise developments on Admirals Hill, including one at the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL). The first fire, which occurred Friday morning, April 8, almost turned tragic when ,according to reports circulating...

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