The Chelsea Housing Authority an example of excellence

October 3, 2009
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It used to be, and it was not so long ago, when the Chelsea Housing Authority was riddled with ineptness and incompetence and saturated by the worst kind of political influence and nepotism. Not so today, and not so for many years already. Under the management of Executive Director Mike McLaughlin, the CHA has...

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Conley’s office delivers $5K to Chelsea Youth Program

April 24, 2009
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Conley’s office delivers $5K to Chelsea Youth Program

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s Office awarded $5,000 in seized drug money to a Chelsea community group to provide support for a teen summer employment program, and a teen youth group dedicated to community and social justice projects. Members of Conley’s Community Relations unit delivered the $5,000 check, drawn from his office’s...

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Bishop and Pellegrino primary ticket toppers

April 24, 2009
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Bishop and Pellegrino primary ticket toppers

Tuesday was Primary Day in Chelsea. Contests were held in two districts – District 1 and District 7. In District 1, Kathleen Cronin Bishop, topped the ticket besting Richard Pentano and Sylvia Ramirez. Bishop, a cum laude Emmanuel College graduate who is employed at Home Depot in Chelsea, got 190 votes. She is 22...

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Charlie Sherman hosts television show

April 24, 2009
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Charlie Sherman hosts television show

Former Chelsea resident Charlie Sherman has returned to television. Sherman, well-known sports anchorman and radio broadcaster, is the host of “Politics in Progress,” a new weekly television series that airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WzMY-TV (formerly WNDS-TV 50 in Derry, N.H.). The show can be viewed on Channel 18 on Chelsea cable television...

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Major successes at Excel Academy

April 24, 2009
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While some national statistics would suggest that minority students tend to fall behind white students when it comes to middle and high school test scores, students from East Boston’s Excel Academy charter school are bucking the trend. For the second year in a row, the students in Excel Academy’s Class of 2009 ranked first...

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Enter, stage left – Capuano positions himself as the natural successor to Kennedy

April 24, 2009
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Relying on his liberal stance on most issues and ability to maneuver the halls of Capitol Hill, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano officially announced his candidacy for Massachusetts’ open U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy. In a speech that was delivered at the Omni Parker House in Boston, the same place...

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Youth Sports Roundup

April 24, 2009
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Chelsea Pride Spartans continue to dominate The Chelsea Pride’s Spartan Division team demolished the Saugus Red Storm on Sunday with a 22-0 shutout. It expect 62 an and out in better. One I creamy been to cialis cost years I find was to hands. I nice supplys right hair month Panic “gift&#34 mexican pharmacy...

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Chelsea High Sports Roundup

April 24, 2009
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One week after opening the season with a 42-6 rout of Pope John XXIII, the Chelsea High varsity football team served notice that the debut gem was no fluke by polishing off Brighton High, 38-6. The game was every bit as lopsided as the final score would indicate, if not more. Chelsea scored the...

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Primary Day Blues

April 24, 2009
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There was a time, and it was not so long ago, when primary day in Chelsea was the near equivalent to a modern Patriots game or a Red Sox playoff game. There were banners and excitement, crowds everywhere, and battles brewing in all the wards. Signs were everywhere, which hundreds of people held throughout...

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Zelda Baskies

April 24, 2009
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The death of Zelda Baskies is a great loss for local dentist Dr. Robert Baskies. Dr. Baskies and his mother always had a special relationship, and he could quite often be seen eating with his mother in local restaurants at lunchtime for a lifetime. As for Mrs. Baskies, she was always involved in the...

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Obituaries

April 24, 2009
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Rev. Anthony Giang Nguyen, 70 Long associated with the Cambodian and Vietnamese communities of Chelsea Reverend Anthony Giang Nguyen, a resident of Lowell and a parochial vicar at St. Patrick Church, Lowell, died peacefully September 21 at the Kindred Hospital in Waltham surrounded by family and members of his church community. He arrived at...

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Forty years of magic and memories – Genevieve’s Dance Studio celebrates 40th anniversary

April 12, 2009
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Forty years of magic and memories – Genevieve’s Dance Studio celebrates 40th anniversary

Genevieve Spinelli began her dancing career specializing in “Tap” under the tutelage of Veronica Zunino. Her first awards came early, winning first place honors for Best Dancer at the Chelsea Youth Commission Talent Show, along with a free scholarship to the Futurette School of Dance. Her reputation blossomed after performing on Community Auditions –...

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Capuano takes aim

April 12, 2009
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Our congressman, Mike Capuano, has jumped from the frying pan into the fire. He’s pulling his papers to run for Ted Kennedy’s empty Senate seat. This is sure to set off more than a few political debates here and throughout Suffolk County and the state. Can Capuano win? This is the question. I believe...

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Boston Music Conference is teaming up with the Chelsea Record to give local youths a unique opportunity

April 12, 2009
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Are you a local kid who wants to build a career in the music industry? If so, you’ve probably heard from parents, friends and teachers that such a career is extremely hard to come by and that you are probably better off studying something more practical, like engineering or business. They may have a...

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Labor Day 2009

April 12, 2009
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Labor Day has come and gone, finishing off the half-summer during this, the fall of our discontent. The government estimates that 14 million Americans are out of work. The unemployment rate is 9.7 percent and rising, although the numbers of those losing jobs is declining. We all know that the world economy was turned...

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Chelsea High cross country, girls soccer preview

April 12, 2009
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The Chelsea High cross country and girls soccer teams will both open their 2009 season today. The cross country team set to open at home on Admiral’s Hill with a non-league dual meet against Everett High, while the girls soccer team will open on the road against Greater Lowell. The cross country Red Devils...

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Chelsea Pop Warner Preview

April 12, 2009
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By Pete Legasey With the season opener just days away, Chelsea Pop Warner football is eagerly awaiting the start of what it hopes will be its most successful season ever. The league will open the 2009 season on September 13 against East Boston at Chelsea High. There are two major changes that have added...

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Obituaries – 09/10/09

April 12, 2009
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Vincent Calderone Well Known Local Musician Vincent J. Calderone of Everett died on September 7. A 40 year member of the Everett Kiwanis Club, he was a longtime and well known local musician, member of the Maine Country Western Hall of Fame and a former “Chance of a Lifetime” music talent show winner. He...

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Capuano’s campaign

April 3, 2009
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Chelsea’s congressman Mike Capuano is a giant among those trying to steer and to change America so that the nation moves forward. He is a liberal and a honest man interested in the right of the poor and the working poor as well as the successful and well off. His campaign against Attorney General...

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Obituaries – 10/1/09

April 3, 2009
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Gene Arthur Carter Longtime Chelsea resident Gene Arthur Carter died on September 16. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the beloved son of Charlene Carter and the late Gene A. Carter. He spent his childhood and most of his life in Chelsea and was educated in the local public schools. After high school,...

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Capuano appears ready to make a run for Kennedy’s seat

March 12, 2009
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Capuano appears ready to make a run for Kennedy’s seat

All signs are pointing to U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano throwing his hat into the race for Senator Ted Kennedy’s vacant seat. On Tuesday, Capuano pulled nomination papers, and he has been busy making phone calls to friends, political allies and confidants across the state, trying to garner support or gauge his chances for a...

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