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Clean Water:Chelsea Leaders Receive MWRA Grant for Removing Lead Service Lines

December 7, 2018
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Clean Water:Chelsea Leaders Receive MWRA Grant for Removing Lead Service Lines

Lead pipes are often a hidden danger under the streets and sidewalks for a lot of families in Chelsea, but if the City can help it, that danger will be removed one pipe at a time. On Monday, the MWRA and the Clean Water Action Group awarded the City of Chelsea and GreenRoots for...
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St Stan’s Church Stands Against Street Change On Chestnut

December 7, 2018
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St. Stanislaus Church has submitted a petition with dozens of signatures requesting that the City not leave the temporary direction change on Chestnut Street intact. “This change has been detrimental to the day-to-day business operations of the Parish rectory, prohibits our elderly parishioners from...
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Residents Remember the Soldiers’ Home Water Tower, Bittersweet Farewell

December 7, 2018
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It was the talk of the town. Few in the world of kid-dom could believe it. But, as School Committeeman Rich Maronski recalled, Scottie Holden did climb the Soldiers’ Home water tower and it was the stuff of legend growing up in Chelsea. “The...
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City Council News

December 7, 2018
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Police contracts add $876,000 in salary increases, residency requirement for new hires After more than two and a half years of negotiations, the City is on the verge of...
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City of Chelsea News and Notes

December 7, 2018
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Senior Tax Work-Off Program The City of Chelsea is happy to announce that the Senior Tax Work-Off Program is being offered once again.  We offer clerical tasks and various...
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News Briefs

December 7, 2018
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DIDOMENICO SPEAKS AT MIRA Sen. Sal DiDomenico recently served as a speaker at the Massachusetts Immigrants and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition’s Annual Our Shared Table event at the State...
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Six MS-13 Members Charged with RICO Conspiracy; Five Defendants Charged with Murdering Teenager in July 2018

December 7, 2018
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Six members of the violent, transnational organization known as “La Mara Salvatrucha” or “MS-13” were indicted Nov. 28 in federal court in Boston with racketeering – with five charged...
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Police Briefs 12-06-2018

December 7, 2018
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Tuesday, 11/20 Ana Gonzalez, 59, 90 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. David Henao-Jimenez, 19, 121 Union St., Everett, was arrested for speeding, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle...
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Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2018
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Casualties of War Dear Editor, Throughout American history no war has endured as long as our war on poverty, first coined in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The...
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Bush Decency and America’s Christmas List

December 7, 2018
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Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit. Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobbyists working on behalf...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 7, 2018
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With the Christmas season in full swing, there will be the usual office, family, and neighborhood parties for all of us to partake and enjoy. By no means do...
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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories...
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Obituaries 12-06-2018

December 7, 2018
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David Lewis June 21, 1966 – December 3, 2018 At 52 years of age, David Lewis of Chelsea passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, Dec. 3. Born and...
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9-1-1 Gets Thanksgiving Treat

November 29, 2018
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9-1-1 Gets Thanksgiving Treat

Chelsea 9-1-1 Dispatchers were treated to a full course homemade Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings compliments of Emergency Management Director Keith Vetreno and his wife Tina during their...
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Chelsea Fire Begins Toys for Tots Collection, Winter Clothing Drive

November 29, 2018
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Chelsea Fire Begins Toys for Tots Collection, Winter Clothing Drive

The Chelsea Fire Department has embarked on another year of collecting toys at the Central Fire Station for needy families, delivering them mid-month to the Toys for Tots campaign....
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Saying Bye to a Landmark: Soldiers’ Home Tower Ceremony Friday

November 29, 2018
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The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home water tower – a beloved local landmark – is slated to come down next month, and this Friday, the Soldiers’ Home is inviting everyone to...
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State Athletics Organization Honors Chelsea High Senior Yarid Deras

November 29, 2018
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Cross Country standout Yarid Deras may not talk much about her achievements, but the senior Chelsea High scholar-athlete has plenty of others to tout her accomplishments. Aside from her...
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Planning Bd Recommends Zoning Changes,Approves Parkway Peruvian Restaurant

November 29, 2018
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The Planning Board recommended approval to two changes to the City’s zoning ordinances on Tuesday night. The first change affects the Naval Hospital Residential and Commercial Districts, also known...
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Christmas Ecumenical Memorial Service at Woodlawn Cemetery on Nov 29

November 29, 2018
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Woodlawn Cemetery has announced it will be holding its 18th annual Christmas Ecumenical Memorial Service in the chapel on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. Francis J. LaRovere, III,...
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Chelsea Residents Take Part in March and Protest

November 29, 2018
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Members of Chelsea Uniting Against the War, a group of young women from the Chelsea Collaborative, peace activists from neighboring communities,  Rhode Island and Vermont filled a bus from...
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Encore Boston Harbor Commits $10 Million to Greater Boston Social, Civic Institutions

November 29, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor is committing $10 million over the next four years to support a wide range of social programs and civic institutions that will help those in need...
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MS-13 Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Gang Murders of Two Local Teenagers

November 29, 2018
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An MS-13 member was sentenced to life in prison for using social media to lure and violently murder two teenage boys – one from Chelsea – in East Boston....
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Disco Dancing:Karen Poverman, Chris Farina form KC Dance Studio in Peabody

November 29, 2018
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After meeting at a dance studio party in Allston 11 years ago, Revere resident Chris Farina and Chelsea native Karen Padulsky Poverman have been dance partners at local clubs...
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News Briefs

November 29, 2018
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CHELSEA TREE LIGHTING TODAY, NOV. 29 All are invited to attend the Chelsea Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Chelsea...
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