Monthly Archives: December 2017

News Briefs

December 15, 2017
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by Seth Daniel MAJOR CONSTRUCTION ON EVERETT AVE TO START The reconstruction of Everett Avenue, between Carter Street and Route 16, is slated to commence this month. Comprised of a yearlong construction program, this project will rehabilitate utility lines, reconstruct the roadway and sidewalks, and introduce new lighting and street trees to this roadway. While...

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East Boston Savings Bank’s Annual Holiday Auction

December 15, 2017
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East Boston Savings Bank’s 32nd Annual Holiday Auction raised over $75,000 for local charities. EBSB employees, family, friends and vendors gathered at the Danversport Yacht Club where items donated by Bank employees, family members, local businesses and vendors were auctioned off to the highest bidder.  Other items others were offered through various raffles that...

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Police Briefs 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING Chelsea Police Detectives are investigating a shooting on Dec. 7 that occurred in the vicinity of Shurtleff and Maverick Streets. The victim, a 35-year old male from Chelsea, was shot in the leg and is expected to recover from his injuries. Detectives believe it was not a random attack based on preliminary evidence...

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Happy Hanukkah

December 15, 2017
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We want to wish our many friends in the Jewish community a Happy Hanukkah. The celebration began Tuesday night and continues for eight days. On each night of Hanukkah, a special blessing is said during the lighting of the candles on the menorah. Other traditions associated with the “Jewish Festival of Lights” include the...

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Doing Their Part

December 15, 2017
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The East Boston Savings Bank held its annual holiday auction and raised more than $75,000 to help local organizations carry out their missions. Needless to say, the social problems that many non-profits are trying to combat are just constantly increasing, as many of the programs that once provided a safety net for so many...

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Sports 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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CHS Roundup Boys and girls track teams win openers Both the Chelsea High boys and girls indoor track team opened the Commonwealth Athletic Conference indoor track season with wins over Greater Lowell last week. The Lady Red Devils won by a convincing 75-9 score. Chelsea was led by Stephanie Simon, who won both the...

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Obituaries 12-14-2017

December 15, 2017
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Victor Manuel Carrion February 09, 1952 – December 05, 2017 Victor Manuel Carrion passed away on Tuesday, December 5 at the Cambridge Hospital after suffering a sudden illness in his Chelsea apartment.  He was 65 years old. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Victor was a son of the late Bartolo Carrion and Carmen Rodriguez.  He attended...

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Breakfast with Santa

December 11, 2017
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Breakfast with Santa

Rosemarie Carlisle, Chelsea School Committeewoman, with her grandchildren, Riley and Julian during the annual Chelsea Chamber of Commerce’s annual Breakfast with Santa program. Hundreds of kids came out to see St. Nick and get some personal, one-on-one time with him before Christmas.

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Chelsea Tree Lighting

December 11, 2017
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Chelsea Tree Lighting

After making a grand entrance, Santa gets swarmed by a group of children on Broadway last Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Chelsea Tree Lighting – which was bigger and better than ever this year. There were the professional Back Bay Ringers, hot chocolate from the Salvation Army, and dancers from Off Broadway – not...

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Silver Line Stations Come Together, Service to Begin in April 2018

December 11, 2017
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Silver Line Stations Come Together, Service to Begin in April 2018

By Seth Daniel A projected 19 minute ride with no transfers from downtown Chelsea to the Seaport in Boston is but months away as the MBTA puts the finishing touches on four stations and the dedicated busway in Chelsea’s new Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line – which will be known as SL3....

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