Monthly Archives: May 2016

Police Det Rosie Medina Honored with Community Service Award

May 13, 2016
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Police Det Rosie Medina Honored with Community Service Award

By Seth Daniel When Chelsea Police Det. Rosie Medina reflects on why it is she became a police officer, part of her says it’s because she wanted to defy her father, but another part says it’s because she loves the community and has found perfect harmony in her job where she can help the...

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Ambrosino Files First City Budget,Calls for Recreation Division

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Rising 4.2 percent over last year, City Manager Tom Ambrosino submitted his first budget from the City’s corner office on Monday to the City Council – and highlighted more expenditures for walking police patrols, two new firefighters and a newly established Recreation Division. The Budget is up by $6.2 million (4.2...

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Chelsea Schools Adopt Universal Free Lunch for Next School Year

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Many say there is no free lunch, but those folks would be wrong if there were in the Chelsea Schools next year. The Chelsea Schools announced that within their new budget is a component that will allow free lunch for all students in all grades next school year. “We have included...

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Superintendent’s Organizationagainst Legalization of Marijuana

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The state superintendent’s organization, which includes Chelsea Supt. Mary Bourque, has officially come out against the legalization of marijuana ballot question that will appear on the November ballot. Superintendents across the state in the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), including Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly and Chelsea’s Bourque – the incoming...

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Police Briefs 05-12-2016

May 13, 2016
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Monday, 4/25 Anna Andrades, 54, 768 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for distribution of Class A drug, conspiracy to violate drug law. Olga Torres, 55, 113 Spencer Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for conspiracy to violate drug law, possessing Class A drug. Francisco Correa, 40, 28 Malden St., Everett, was arrested for conspiracy to violate drug...

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Sports 05-12-2016

May 13, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS girls track team improves to 7-0 The Chelsea High girls outdoor track team remained undefeated with victories this past week over five opponents — Mystic Valley, Presentation of Mary Academy, Shawsheen Tech, Greater Lawrence, and rival Notre Dame of Tyngsboro. The Lady Red Devils’ dominance was evident from the average margin...

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Obituaries 05-12-2016

May 13, 2016
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Sandra Heckley Of Chelsea Sandra Heckley, of Chelsea died on May 6. She was 76 years old. The daughter of the late Justin and Florence Lee, she was the beloved wife of the late George Heckley; dear mother of James and his wife, Teresa, George, Sandy and Stephanie Heckley and the late Sharon Heckley...

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Lion King

May 7, 2016
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Lion King

Kiara Santiago Diaz, playing Rafiki, opens The Lion King production at the Kelly School on Friday morning, April 29, to a large audience of students and parents. The play featured several musical numbers and a very elaborate set design. Scores of children from the Kelly School participated.

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The Big Leagues:Former CHS,NU Star Troville is Associate AD at Harvard

May 7, 2016
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The Big Leagues:Former CHS,NU Star Troville is Associate AD at Harvard

By Cary Shuman Harvard is the world’s most prestigious university and its athletic program is just as awe-inspiring. The famous Ivy League institution in Cambridge is home to colleges’ largest program with 42 sports, from skiing, sailing and golf, to baseball, basketball and squash and everything in between. The Harvard-Yale football game is known...

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New BBQ Restaurant Looks to Smoke the Competition on Eastern Avenue

May 7, 2016
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New BBQ Restaurant Looks to Smoke the Competition on Eastern Avenue

By Seth Daniel A new BBQ restaurant and catering business, now based in Peabody, is looking to relocate on the corner of Eastern and Crescent Avenues in a tag-team proposal with the property owner, Titan Street Sweeping. Big Pig BBQ is looking to renovate the building on the front of the site into a...

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