Monthly Archives: July 2016

Exploring The Park

July 22, 2016
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Exploring The Park

Students from the Chelsea High Summer Program spent the day exploring the parks of Chelsea with teachers Mrs. Moreno and Miss Shorey.

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Soccer Program Seeks to Provide Activities, Jobs for Chelsea Youth

July 22, 2016
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Soccer Program Seeks to Provide Activities, Jobs for Chelsea Youth

By Seth Daniel Four days a week, soccer is where it’s at for local young people in Chelsea who want to get down to business and score goals. In its third year, the Chelsea Collaborative’s Summer Youth Employment Initiative (SYEI) and the GOALS program of the Massachusetts Youth Soccer organization have teamed up again...

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CHA Voted to Choose Corcoran for Possible Redevelopment Funding

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) chose an experienced public housing re-development firm this month to partner with in hopes of getting competitive state funds that would allow the CHA to completely re-build the Innes Development on Central Avenue. The CHA voted to go with the Joseph Corcoran Company as it’s partner...

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Water and Sewer Bills to See Increase Based On Surging Water Costs

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Water and sewer ratepayers can expect a nearly 5 percent increase to their bills starting this month due to a 10 percent surge in water costs, City Manager Tom Ambrosino said. “The combined water and sewer rate is up 4.76 percent,” he said. “That’s mainly because water costs are up 10...

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CPD Arrest Seven,Seize 900 Grams of Heroin in Morning Raid

July 22, 2016
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As the result of a several month drug investigation resulting from several sources including concerned Chelsea residents, the Chelsea Police Department (CPD) along with MAGNET (Mutual Aid Gang Narcotic Enforcement Teams) arrested seven individuals and executed two simultaneous search warrants within one city block in the Prattville area resulting in seizure of over 900...

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Former Centro Latino Building is the Focus for Redevelopment

July 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A Revere developer with loads of redevelopment experience in downtown Chelsea is the latest person to propose an ambitious housing plan for the downtown district, this time focusing on the old Centro Latino building. Gerry Sneirson of New Chelsea Development, who most recently redeveloped St. Stanislaus Church into living units, has...

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Police Briefs 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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Tuesday, 7/12 Jarrod Harris, 38, 152 Russell St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery. Wednesday, 7/13 Vincent Durbano, 33, 39 Boutwell St., Dorchester, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime vehicle/boat for felony, malicious damage to motor vehicle, malicious destruction of property. John Aristy, 20, 33 Vera St., Revere, was arrested for distribution...

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Our Summer of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might happen sporadically, now when we go on-line each morning to look at the latest news, we find ourselves reading about some terrible act committed either...

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Obituaries 07-21-2016

July 22, 2016
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John Magazzu Lifelong Chelsea resident John R. Magazzu, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away Monday morning, July 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 80 years old. Born in Chelsea, the son of the late Domenick and Loretta (DeFloria) Magazzu, throughout his working career John owned several dry cleaning stores within...

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Council, CBC to plan unity march with Chelsea Police

July 21, 2016
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A host of community organizations and city councillors have come together with the Chelsea Police to organize a Peace Walk from the Police Station to City Hall on July 27. “In light of recent national violent act, Chelsea residents and leaders are uniting to stand in solidarity with the Chelsea Police Department to promote...

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