Monthly Archives: November 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Happy Thanksgiving

Chelsea residents flocked to prepare for Thanksgiving this week, from hitting up the Market Basket to visiting the Salvation Army. Above, Felicite Valentine helped Mike Venezia with his selections at the Salvation Army on Monday morning.

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Art Reception

November 24, 2016
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Art Reception

Colette Brésilla standing before her recent paintings on display at the Gallery at Spencer Lofts through Friday, Dec. 30. The artist held a lively reception on Saturday night, Nov. 19, with live music and several guests.

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Wyndham Hotel Owners Announce Another Attempt to Redevelop Hotel Property

November 24, 2016
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Wyndham Hotel Owners Announce Another Attempt to Redevelop Hotel Property

By Seth Daniel The owners of the Wyndham Hotel came back before the Council on Monday night to announce a more extensive renovation project and to re-pitch the Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) agreement that the Council had previously approved for an earlier failed venture. Brian Stage, president of WEDGE Hotels, told the Council on...

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Expanding:Bunker Hill Chelsea Announces It Will Move to Everett Avenue

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Bunker Hill Community College Chelsea Campus announced on Monday that it would be moving from its long-time location in Bellingham Square in order to expand its program in the Simboli buildings at 70 Everett Ave. Replacing them in the old Post Office space in Bellingham Square will be the Phoenix...

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CAPIC Finds Intrusion from Boston for Innovative On-Demand Services

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Social service agencies typically have very little time to fight a turf war, but recently CAPIC found itself having to pause from helping the homeless and addicted communities to defend itself against the expansion of a large Boston agency. Social service agencies are typically officially assigned to regions, cities or areas...

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Council Rejects Relaxed Parking, Food Trucks in Zoning Package

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea City Council bucked the trend, and the trendy, by voting down zoning changes that would have allowed food trucks to operate in the City and also to institute lower parking requirements in the downtown – a nod to the popular sentiment among the development community that those living in...

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Small Business Saturday Comes to Chelsea Nov 26

November 24, 2016
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This Saturday, Nov. 26, is the 7th annual Small Business Saturday which is dedicated to supporting local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods around the country, Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 and it encourages Americans to shop at local independent businesses across the country, from neighborhood retail stores...

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Police Briefs 11-24-2016

November 24, 2016
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Monday, 11/14 Melanie Reddy, 767 Broadway, Chelsea was arrested on a warrant. John Lewis, 32, 292 Salem St., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, 11/16 Juvenile Offender, Chelsea, was arrested for unarmed robbery. Juvenile Offender, Chelsea, was arrested for unarmed robbery. Juvenile Offender, Chelsea, was arrested for unarmed robbery. Kevin McWatters, 29, 165...

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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of us than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a...

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