Arrest Log 01-22-2010

January 22, 2010
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Monday, January 11 Gesner Pierre, 29, 214 Middlesex Ave., Medford, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery. Tuesday, January 12 Samuel Segura, 18, 50 Parker St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Ronny Lee Morales, 20, 80 Garfield Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Eder Valencia, 23,...

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Obituaries 01-22-2010

January 22, 2010
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Helen Benevento Of Marshfield, formerly of Chelsea Helen A. (Daloia) Benevento of Marshfield, formerly of Chelsea and East Boston, died on January 16. She was in her 90th year. Wife of the late Nunzio J. Sr., she was the devoted mother of Nunzio J. Benevento Jr. and his wife, Marguerite (Webber), of Marshfield and...

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Heading to Hollywood – Rodriguez earns spot on American Idol

January 14, 2010
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Heading to Hollywood – Rodriguez earns spot on American Idol

Ashley Rodriguez is heading to Hollywood. Rodriguez, a Chelsea High School graduate and senior at the famed Berklee School of Music, earned a highly coveted spot on Season Nine of Fox Television’s “American Idol” after excelling at an audition held in Boston. Rodriguez wowed the four Idol judges – Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson, Victoria...

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Career criminals, troublemakers arrested in citywide sweep

January 14, 2010
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Career criminals, troublemakers arrested in citywide sweep

A series of raids conducted throughout the city last Friday by state, local and federal law enforcement officers, has led to the arrest of 16 career criminals. All the arrests were made without incident although an FBI Swat Team was used for the arrest of Rigoberto Ramirez on Federal drug charges. He was taken...

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Candidates lining up for likely special election

January 14, 2010
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One week has passed since former Senator Anthony Galluccio was sent to prison and resigned his senate seat after failing to comply with the stipulations of his probation. With State Senate President Therese Murray apparently on the verge of announcing a special election to fill Galluccio’s empty senate seat, a number of candidates have...

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Nowicki endorses Flaherty for Senate

January 14, 2010
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The Committee to Elect Tim Flaherty today announced that former Chelsea City Council President Paul Nowicki, who ran against Flaherty in the 2007 special election for the Middlesex, Suffolk & Essex state senate seat, has endorsed Flaherty’s candidacy. “It’s not often that running a political campaign against someone enhances your respect for them, but...

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Get out and vote

January 14, 2010
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The special election to fill the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat will be held Tuesday. We urge everyone to get out and to vote. Attorney General Martha Coakley and Senator Scott Brown are locked in a very tight race. Every vote will count. You vote especially counts. Get out and vote.

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Chelsea, Boston Harbor and LNG

January 14, 2010
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Boston Mayor Thomas Menino does not want to allow tankers from Yemen carrying enormous amounts of LNG to pass through Boston Harbor on its way to a dockage in Everett. City Manager Jay Ash has joined Mayor Menino, the belief being that Homeland Security and all relevant anti-terrorism agencies including the FBI need to...

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Ashley Rodriguez

January 14, 2010
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There are some kids growing up in this city who are winners from the time they are very young and who will always rise to the top of whatever it is they are seeking for themselves. Such a young woman is Ashley Rodriguez – a singer, a dancer and artist who grew up here...

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Police Log 01-14-2010

January 14, 2010
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Tuesday, January 5 Freddie Torres Mojica, 46, 158 Franklin Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, violation to conceal license plate. Joseph Santaniello, 55, 35 Hawthorne St. Chelsea, was arrested for violating the abuse prevention order. Tanika Harris, 31, 82 Cleveland St., Arlington, was arrested on a warrant. Marvin Ruano,...

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Obituaries 01-14-2010

January 14, 2010
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Warren Manning Sr. Retired City of Chelsea employee Warren R. Manning Sr. of Chelsea died on January 6 following a long and courageous battle. He was 76 years old. A US Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was born in Somerville and was a lifelong Chelsea resident, although he did spend a...

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City government sworn in at city hall ceremony

January 7, 2010
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City government sworn in at city hall ceremony

The 2010 Chelsea City Government was sworn in at inaugural ceremonies held inside a packed city council chamber Monday night. City Clerk Robert Bishop did the official swearing in of the city council and the school committee. Bishop had the special pleasure of swearing in his daughter Kathleen, who won a seat on the...

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Clayman is in; Bishop is out – City Clerk position changing hands

January 7, 2010
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Clayman is in; Bishop is out – City Clerk position changing hands

Former city clerk Robert Bishop is fighting to get his job back after being bumped by Debbie Clayman, a senior member of the Steel Worker’s union they are both members of. Six members of the city council rallied to his side with the motion, which seeks to impose a residency requirement on Clayman, who...

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Senator Galluccio jailed; resigns senate seat

January 7, 2010
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Senator Galluccio jailed; resigns senate seat

State Senator Anthony Galluccio was jailed Monday afternoon for violating the stipulations of the house arrest placed upon him for his involvement in a hit and run automobile accident in Cambridge in October, has resigned his seat. In a letter to Senate President Therese Murray he apologized for his actions and said he accepted...

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Hoopmen win Wakefield tourney on Reddick shot; beat Peabody, Minuteman

January 7, 2010
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The Chelsea High basketball team raised its record to a lofty 7-1 with a pair of wins this week over former GBL rival Peabody and Commonwealth Conference foe Minuteman Regional. The contest on Monday with Division 1 Peabody, which now plays in the Northeastern Conference, was a hard fought contest all the way, with...

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Homicide on Grove Street

January 7, 2010
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A 25 year-old Chelsea man has been arrested by Chelsea Police detectives in connection with a homicide that took place on Grove Street late Monday night. This is the first homicide of the New Year in the city. Marvin Garcia, a resident of Grove Street, pleaded innocent to murder charges when he was arraigned...

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Senator Galluccio’s fall

January 7, 2010
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He was a man who had come to be a senator and who was serving with distinction but was unable to control or to confront the demons residing inside. One of the terrible things about what is inside us, is that it ultimately comes outside. And so, when he was involved in a hit...

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Obituaries 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Frances Ash Chelsea resident Frances K. Ash of Chelsea died on December 28. She was the devoted mother of Jay Ash and his wife, Susan, of Danvers, William Ash and his wife, Keiko, of Rutland; the dear sister of Anne Surawski and her husband, Joe, of Lynn; cherished grandmother of Kevin and Brian Ash,...

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Arrest Report 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Monday, December 28 Wilfredo Burgos, 29, 160 Boylston St., Boston, was arrested for violating abuse prevention order. Juan Galeas, 25, 41 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct and carrying dangerous weapon or knife over 4×1 inches. Orlando Anaya, 42, 18 Cottage St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Marlon Barralaga, 27,...

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Chelsea Rotarian Realizes a Dream

December 30, 2009
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Chelsea Rotarian Realizes a Dream

Chelsea Rotarian, Juan Gallego, had a dream, and three years later, after months of talking, planning and fundraising, the dream has come true. In spring of 2006, Juan volunteered for a medical mission in Perreira, Colombia to provide surgery to children with cleft lips and cleft palates. The mission was organized by Rotary International....

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Out with the Old, in with the new

December 30, 2009
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It isn’t just the Year 2009 coming to an end. The decade is finished – a new decade is nearly upon us. The first decade of the New Millennium in political terms was the Jay Ash decade. As one decade ends and another comes to life, it is remains the Jay Ash decade. Ash’s...

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Red Devil hoopmen defeat Salem, 68-65

December 30, 2009
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The Chelsea High basketball team defeated Salem in the opening round of the Wakefield Christmas Tournament Sunday evening at Wakefield High. The Red Devils advanced to the championship round against the host team Wakefield Tuesday night as the Record was going to press. "It was not one of our better games this season," said...

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Happy New Year

December 30, 2009
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There is no way to know what awaits us before it happens – and so – we watch the coming of 2010 with great interest and hope. The hope is for a healthy, prosperous New Year. The interest is in having a positive year of gains and success in both our personal lives and...

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Obituaries 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Janet Montminy, 68 Retired Homemaker for Intercity Corp. Janet F. (Norton) Montminy, former Revere resident, died in Dracut on December 21 following a long battle with lung cancer. She was 68 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she was a 1962 graduate of Revere High School. She lived in Revere until moving to...

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