Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

July 17, 2017
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The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

By Cary Shuman When it comes to Fourth of July parties in Chelsea, Artie Ells in a class by himself. For the past 40 Independence Days, ever since the nation’s bicentennial celebration in 1976, Artie Ells has welcomed hundreds of friends and neighbors to his home on Palmer Street on the holiday. This year...

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Double Murder Defendant Familiar with Apartment Building

July 17, 2017
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A Chelsea man who once worked at the scene of a brutal double homicide in South Boston was ordered held without bail at his Suffolk Superior Court arraignment for the murders of Lina Bolanos and Richard Field on Monday, July 10. Bampumm Teixeira, 30, was indicted June 28 and arraigned Monday on two counts...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 17, 2017
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LITTLE OFFICER Officer Robert Moschella, while doing a detail last week, took a moment to retrieve a plastic police badge from his motor vehicle to give to a little girl who wanted to be a junior officer.   BUSTED ON SCOOTER A Chelsea man with six OUI convictions and a revoked driver’s license was...

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Obituaries 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Robert J. Haas, Jr. Four Time Mayor of Revere Robert J. Haas, Jr. of Revere died most unexpectedly while vacationing at Block Island, R.I. on Sunday July 2. Former Mayor Haas was born in Melrose and raised, educated and lived his entire life in Revere. An alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1963,...

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Blast Off

July 7, 2017
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Blast Off

Chelsea’s Jairo Romero got some wings on this slam dunk attempt last Friday, June 30, at the PORT Park on Marginal Street. Romero and his friends said they enjoy the court and have been playing there almost every weekend since it opened for the season in early June. The court is considered one of...

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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

July 7, 2017
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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

Photos and story by Marianne Salza The Chelsea Public Library hosted Meet Chelsea Police Dogs, the first event of the 2017 ‘Build a Better World’ summer reading program, on June 22. Perky, a 2 ½-year-old Black Labrador Retriever, and her handler, Officer Eddie Noftle, visited the library to teach families about their work in...

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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

July 7, 2017
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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Broadway Hotel – not yet named officially – is making quick work of the vacant site next to the Walgreen’s on Broadway adjacent to the Chelsea/Revere line. The hotel – another new hotel brought by Colwen and the XSS Group – is likely to be even better than the...

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City Will File Another Lawsuit if ‘Sanctuary City’ Legislation Becomes Law

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The United States House of Representatives passed an immigration bill in June that includes harsh penalties for self-declared Sanctuary Cities like Chelsea, and even though it has a long way to go in passing the U.S. Senate to become law, City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he would be ready to go...

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Summer/Fall Roadwork Alerts

July 7, 2017
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The City is in the midst of significant roadway and utility work, which includes paving of roads, sidewalk improvements and related water, sewer and drainage improvements. These are all projects that the City has funded through a combination of Capital Improvement Funds or state Chapter 90 monies. Tudor/Lawrence/Clark/Crescent — This is complete reconstruction of...

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MBTA Adds Additional North Shore Shuttle Service

July 7, 2017
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The MBTA has announced additional bus service for passengers impacted by the construction on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail this summer. This new schedule is the result of collaboration with and feedback from passengers, community leaders and elected officials. Alternate weekend shuttle bus service along the Newburyport/Rockport Lines will make stops at all stations (including...

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