News

Values,Tax Bills Expected to Rise Substantially:Ambrosino Calls on City Council to Implement Savings for Elderly, Disabled

October 22, 2015
By

After about a year of visiting homes, commercial buildings and apartment buildings all over Chelsea, the City’s Assessing Department has finished it’s comprehensive property value assessment and it appears that values are way up and tax bills will be too. City Manager Tom Ambrosino made an elaborate presentation to the City Council on Monday...

Read more »

Chelsea Record,Collaborative to Sponsor Candidate Forum Oct 26

October 22, 2015
By

The Chelsea Record and the Chelsea Collaborative have agreed this week to sponsor a candidates’ forum at the Burke Complex auditorium on Monday, Oct. 26, for City Council and School Committee candidates. The forum will seek to include all candidates and to ask questions of candidates in contested races. The goal is to familiarize...

Read more »

‘We Need a Plan’ Robinson,Council Call for a Master Planning Effort

October 22, 2015
By

City councillors unanimously passed an order Monday night proposed by Council President Leo Robinson calling for an entire Master Planning process for Chelsea. The call comes on the heels of the 692-unit, two-building apartment complex being approved on Everett Avenue in the space where Chelsea Clock once existed. Developer William Thibeault was approved for...

Read more »

Ambrosino said It’s Time To Invest in City Services

October 22, 2015
By

City Manager Tom Ambrosino said this week that he believes it’s time for the City to invest in everything from Broadway infrastructure to more firefighters. Ambrosino said the City has been very conservative in its financial approach over the years, and thus, the finances are in tremendous shape. Now, he said, it might be...

Read more »

Sgt.Christopher Young Vars of Chelsea MIA/POW Remains Buried at Woodlawn

October 16, 2015
By
Sgt.Christopher Young Vars of Chelsea MIA/POW Remains Buried at Woodlawn

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Arthur Vars had always heard about his uncle, Sgt. Christopher Young Vars but no one ever knew what became of him after his troop battled in North Korea and was overrun by Chinese forces near the Chosin Reservoir. General MacArthur was in Japan and told the troops they’d be home...

Read more »

Behind the Scenes:A Day When Racing Returned at Suffolk Downs

October 16, 2015
By
Behind the Scenes:A Day When Racing Returned at Suffolk Downs

By Joe Prezioso Empty barns and buildings line the back lot of Suffolk Downs. Birds and bees have made their nests and hives; and plants grow where horses once trained. Some buildings look like they haven’t been used in a long time, some might have been, but not last weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 3,...

Read more »

ZBA Approves Special Permit for Everett Ave

October 16, 2015
By

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved a special permit for a planned development of 692 apartment units in two high-rise buildings on Everett Avenue across from the high school during its meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 13. The project has been kicking around City Hall at the Planning Board and ZBA for many...

Read more »

TelexFree Meeting Attracts Hundreds,Expectations Tempered

October 16, 2015
By
TelexFree Meeting Attracts Hundreds,Expectations Tempered

Hundreds of disgruntled former investors in the TelexFree scam from Chelsea packed into the Burke School Complex last Wednesday, Oct. 7, and heard some rather disappointing news. The disappointing news came in that no one should plan to get all their money back that was invested, and recovering what they do get will take...

Read more »

Lobster Man

October 8, 2015
By
Lobster Man

First mate Mark Florentino leans over with a hook to pull up the buoy attached to a set of lobster traps in Boston Harbor.

Read more »

Sixt Rent A Car Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

October 8, 2015
By
Sixt Rent A Car Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Sixt Rent A Car held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at its new offices located at 123 Eastern Ave., Chelsea. Sixt president, CEO, and owner Paula Vercollone and vice president and owner Jack Vercollone led the ribbon-cutting ceremony and were joined by local dignitaries and Chamber of Commerce officials, from left, D. Bruce Mauch, Sixt...

Read more »


Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat
Get Adobe Flash player