Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chelsea Greenroots Protest

January 29, 2017
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Chelsea Greenroots Protest

GreenRoots activists solemnly wore face masks that read “We Are The Face Of Climate Justice,” during a rally at City Hall on Friday afternoon, a rally that protested the official Inauguration events for President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. Participants gathered at City Hall before leaving on a bus to Boston, where they continued...

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Going for Two

January 29, 2017
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Going for Two

Chelsea’s Franklin Cruz goes up high on a fast break against the Revere Patriots during a lively, rivalry game last Weds., Jan. 18, at Chelsea High School. First year Coach Judah Jacksonpushed his Red Devils to a 61-56 win over Revere in the City Line clash.

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Chelsea Council Approves 20-Year TIF for FBI Building

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In one of the most difficult decisions faced by the Chelsea City Council in some years, the board voted Monday night 7-3 to allow a 20-year Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement for the developers of the FBI Building, ACS Development. The TIF was one of the largest ever granted by the...

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Councillors Reject Residency Ordinance Again

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Councillor Giovanni Recupero will likely never give up in trying to bring a residency ordinance to the City for public safety officials, and on Monday night he gave it another try. Recupero put in an order that called for all public safety officers, serving in police and fire, hired after Jan....

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Despite Many Resources On the Ground, Street Violence Continues

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel On the week that Jimmy Vasquez was murdered (Jan. 13) on Shurtleff Street, the City was beginning a major investment in youth street workers and other resources. One Youth Navigator, contracted by the City through the Chelsea Collaborative, had started the Monday after the tragic killing. It highlights a good deal...

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Chelsea Defunded:President Donald Trump Issues Executive Order to Strip Federal Funds from Sanctuary Cities

January 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel President Donald Trump issued a wide-ranging executive order on Wednesday afternoon that targeted immigration enforcement in the interior of the country, and among many initiatives described was a condemnation of sanctuary cities and a directive to strip them of federal funds, except those required by law. Chelsea is one of the...

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Police Briefs 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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Monday, 1/16 Michelle MacKenzie, 56, 7221 Cranebrook Way, Peabody, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle and arrest warrant. Steven Talkowski, 35, 632 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, was arrested for shoplifting and arrest warrants. Anthony Aloise, 54, 207 Shurtleff St., Chelsea, was arrested on a arrest warrant....

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Letter to the Editor

January 29, 2017
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Fact-based policy making To the Editor: In a letter entitled, “Keeping Our Water Supplies Safe” (Chelsea Record, 1/6/2017 Joseph Favaloro writes that mountain biking threatens the quality of the MWRA’s water, declared the best in the nation in 2014. Ironically, the MWRA received this honor before the DCR began enforcing the prohibition on mountain...

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Sports 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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CHS Roundup Red Devils outlast Revere in wild one, 61-56 The Chelsea High boys basketball team earned a thrilling 61-56 victory over Revere last Wednesday evening at the CHS gym. The encounter with the Patriots, the Red Devils’ ancient foes from another era who have renewed their rivalry on the hardcourt in recent years,...

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Obituaries 01-26-2017

January 29, 2017
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Anthony ‘Chubby’ Tiro Chelsea sports great and School Committee chairman Anthony “Chubby” Tiro of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea, died on January 11. He was the devoted husband for 58 years to Anna (Damiano); beloved father of Robert Tiro and his wife, Denise of Wakefield, Robin Tiro-Kinnon and her husband, Stephen of Lynnfield and Anthony...

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