Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Hard Life Under the Bridge: Death Could Bring Change

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Benjamin Estrada felt the Blizzard coming on last week, but after shoveling snow, he huddled up in some blankets under the Mystic/Tobin Bridge as he has done for years with a group of mostly Hispanic men that live on and off under the Bridge in the elements. It was his last...

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Police Briefs 03-23-2017

March 24, 2017
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ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING, ROBBING Chelsea Police have arrested Jorge Beltran, 18, of Chelsea for Impersonating a Police Officer, Kidnapping and Robbery charges on Monday, March 20. It is believed that Beltran broke into several cars in Everett near the Chelsea line including a Chelsea police captain’s vehicle over the weekend. Several police items were...

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Hispanics Shouldn’t Over-Interpret Trump’s Election

March 24, 2017
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By Gus West It’s safe to say that Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in the Hispanic community. The real estate mogul rose to power spewing rhetoric that was openly hostile to Latinos. He’s promised to deport more undocumented immigrants and build a wall along the nation’s southern border. And who can forget his...

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Obituaries 03-23-2017

March 24, 2017
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Evelyn Goff New England Telephone Co. retiree, one of the original “Chelsea Girls” Evelyn R. Goff, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness on January 11 at the age of 97. She was raised in Chelsea, attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea High School...

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Snow Day

March 17, 2017
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Snow Day

Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea provided some beautiful scenery during the late-winter snowstorm that hit the city and the region this week. The storm dropped approximately eight inches of snow on the city. The good news is that spring begins Monday.

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Ambrosino Charts Future:Affirms Fight Against Trump Administration, in State of the City

March 17, 2017
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Ambrosino Charts Future:Affirms Fight Against Trump Administration, in State of the City

By Seth Daniel From promoting the Chelsea Public Schools to renewing his pledge to fight the Trump Administration’s targeting of Sanctuary Cities, City Manager Tom Ambrosino laid out a path for the coming year in his State of the City Address to the City Council on Monday, March 13. At the outset of the...

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Demo Work Begins on Clark Avenue School

March 17, 2017
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Demo Work Begins on Clark Avenue School

By Seth Daniel The last part of the old Chelsea High School, most recently the Clark Avenue Middle School, is coming down this month as demolition crews have moved onto the site and have begun taking down the old building. The demo work is the first part of Phase 2 of the Clark Avenue...

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Return to Base:FBI Agent Mojica Gives Inspiring Talk to CHS Students

March 17, 2017
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Return to Base:FBI Agent Mojica Gives Inspiring Talk to CHS Students

By Cary Shuman Chelsea sports fans remember Carlos Mojica well. He was the popular, charismatic athlete who impressed teammates and opponents alike with his work ethic, sportsmanship, leadership and enthusiasm for the game. After graduating from Chelsea High in 1984, Mojica went on to attend and graduate from Bunker Hill Community College where he...

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Broadway Hotel Pulls Permit to Build

March 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Colwen Hotels has pulled a foundation permit to build the $30 million Broadway hotel that was in question earlier this year. City Manager Tom Ambrosino confirmed that the company had pulled the permit, and machinery was on the site this week working. The site is on the Chelsea/Revere line next to...

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Police Briefs 03-16-2017

March 17, 2017
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Police Log Monday, 3/6 Joshua LaPage, 33, 1193 Saratoga, East Boston, was arrested for shoplifting. Tuesday, 3/7 Carl Estrella, 44, 15 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Wednesday, 3/8 Rigoberto Ramirez, 38, 23 Eleanor St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. Erica Salvati, 35, 11 Dean St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. Thursday,...

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