Month: March 2010

Louis Street fire deemed accidental

The Chelsea Fire Department has determined as accidental a fast moving three-alarm fire that gutted a three family home on Louis Street two weeks ago. Following a full investigation by the fire department’s investigation’s unit, Chelsea Fire Captain Richard Parisie…

The Quiet Man returns

Chelsea’s Johnny Ruiz – the first Hispanic heavyweight boxing champion of the world – is set to enter the ring in Manchester, England Saturday to fight David Haye, the British champion. The fight is for the heavyweight championship of the…

The Chelsea Fire Department

There are fire departments and there is the Chelsea Fire Department. What do we mean? Chelsea is the only city to nearly burn to the ground twice in one century. That experience by itself helped to shape and to mold…

Anthony Columbo

We were very sorry to learn of the death of Anthony Columbo, a well-known and well liked Chelsea businessman. Anthony was a quiet, unassuming, humble man who enjoyed his life and his children and his wife and family. He was…

Obituaries 03-31-2010

Robert DeVito Member of P.A.V. of Chelsea Robert S. DeVito passed away at the Annemark Nursing home in North Revere on Wednesday March 24 after a brief illness. Born and raised in East Boston, he was the son of the…

What a difference a week makes

The new Chelsea Street Bridge being constructed is going up rapidly before our eyes, taking on a new shape and form by the day. Most of the initial construction and engineering is occurring on the Chelsea side of the river,…