Monthly Archives: April 2017

Residents Come Out to Clean City

April 29, 2017
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Residents Come Out to Clean City

Daynaba Mohamed, 15, picks up a piece of broken wood from the shoreline of the Chelsea Creek on Marginal Street during the Chelsea GreenRoots Citywide Cleanup on April 22, Earth Day. The annual cleanup was focused on the Chelsea Creek this year, and was sponsored by the City of Chelsea and Chelsea GreenRoots.

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Chelsea Housing Shot Down by Council in Request to Relax Rules on Hiring Union Labor

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Union workers from Chelsea and the surrounding areas flooded the Council Chambers on Monday night to oppose a Home Rule Petition that would have allowed the Chelsea Housing Authority’s (CHA) redevelopment of Central Avenue to be outside of state union labor mandates – and councilors responded  shooting down the request by...

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Police Ready to Try Police, Community Collaboration Program on May 1

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Chelsea Police announced this week that they will begin an innovative pilot program on May 1 where four officers will have a full-time assignment to work with the community, business owners and City departments to solve lingering problems in the Bellingham Square to Chelsea Square corridor. Chief Brian Kyes said the...

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Chelsea Application Among Finalists for Foundation Award

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two Chelsea organizations and the City are teaming up to make sure their combined application, as well as an upcoming site visit, will prevail as the winner in the 6th annual Culture of Health prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Currently, every Thursday, a collaboration of members from GreenRoots, the...

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Eastie MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder

April 29, 2017
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A member of MS-13’s East Boston Loco Salvatrucha (EBLS) clique pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with the assault of a rival gang member in East Boston, a man who was part of a large round up of MS-13 members from Eastie, Chelsea, Everett and Somerville in January 2016. Christian Alvarado, a/k/a “Catracho,” 28, of...

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Police Briefs 04-27-2017

April 29, 2017
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POLICE Briefs By Seth Daniel and Paul Koolloian MOTORCYCLE FATALITY Chelsea and State Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcyclist who succumbed to his injuries after colliding into a building on Sunday, April 23. Police responded to a call for an accident at 19 Guam Road at 6:21 p.m. The operator is...

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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...

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Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2017
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What’s been going on? Dear Editor: I’d love to know what’s been going on with this new Council. I’ve been hearing and reading in the paper about District 5 City Councillor Judith Garcia who has been on a crusade going to not just Washington but also other places allegedly representing the City of Chelsea...

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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs....

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Sports 04-27-2017

April 29, 2017
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CHS Roundup Busy week ahead for CHS baseball team The Chelsea High baseball team has a busy stretch of five games in the next eight days — weather permitting — as they seek to get back to the .500 mark. Coach Alan Beausoleil and his Red Devils, who stand at 2-4 on the season,...

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