Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pop Up Park on Broadway

October 7, 2016
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Pop Up Park on Broadway

It’s a parking spot, or maybe it’s just a park. Chelsea GreenRoots unexpectedly opened up a Pop-Up Park at noon on Friday, Sept. 16, right in front of the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce in the heart of Broadway. The pop-up park was in honor of International Park(ing) Day and was a way to challenge...

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Vintage Chelsea:Well-Known Businessman Mario Zullo Dies at the Age of 90

October 7, 2016
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Vintage Chelsea:Well-Known Businessman Mario Zullo Dies at the Age of 90

By Cary Shuman Family and friends are remembering Mario Zullo, a member of one of Chelsea’s most prominent families, as a respected business owner and a larger-than-life figure for decades who knew people from all walks of life and every corner of Chelsea. Mr. Zullo, who had nine brothers and two sisters,  died on...

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Avellaneda Proposes Planning Process to Change Zoning on Marginal Street

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In the wake of a Waterfront Planning Process for the areas next to Chelsea Street Bridge, Councillor Roy Avellaneda has called for the strip of land running along Marginal Street from Highland Avenue to Winnisimmet Street to be re-zoned to provide what he believes are better uses. In an order presented...

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Workers in 911,Backed by Unions,Vote No Confidence in Alpert

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The entire Chelsea 911 dispatch team, backed by the presidents of the Fire Union and Patrolmen’s Union, announced at Monday’s City Council meeting they have voted ‘no confidence’ in their long-time manager Allan Alpert and his assistant Robert Verdone. During the Public Speaking portion of the Council meeting on Monday, eight...

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Police Briefs 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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Monday 9/19 Manuel Alfaro, 44, 34 Carmel St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, malicious destruction of property. Tuesday, 9/20 Warley Marques De Andrade, 32, 146 Nichols St., Everett, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed. Thursday, 9/21 Nathan Andrews, 31, 46 Tudor St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and...

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Voters Should Pay Attention to the Four Ballot Questions

October 7, 2016
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On November 8, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to elect a new President of the United States as well as  other state and county positions on the ballot. However, voters need to pay attention to the four ballot questions that will have an effect on the Commonwealth in general. Voters should consider...

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Mario Zullo

October 7, 2016
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The end of an era was marked by many long-time Chelsea residents this week with the passing of Mario Zullo, the last surviving brother of the 10 boys and two girls of the fabled Zullo family. Mario operated Mario’s Cleaners for many years in Park Square, across from Riley’s Roast Beef and the former...

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Sports 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS boys soccer team wins pair The Chelsea High boys soccer team ran its winning streak to six games to improve to 7-1-1 on the season with a pair of victories this past week. In a 3-0 win over Shawsheen Tech last Thursday at Chelsea Stadium, the Red Devils grabbed an early...

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Obituaries 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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Mario Zullo Of Chelsea Mario Zullo of Chelsea, passed away September 30 surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old. Mario was the late owner of Park Street Dry Cleaners Chelsea and a US Navy veteran of World War II. The beloved husband of the late Elena (Cianfrocca) Zullo, he was the...

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Fbi Building Owners Likely to Request Significant Tax Break

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As the FBI building on Maple Street prepares for occupancy this coming month, City Manager Tom Ambrosino warned the City Council on Monday night that the owners of the building would likely be asking for a significant Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) agreement. “There will be a pending TIF for the FBI...

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