Author: Record Staff

Obituaries 09-12-2019

Jean McCarthy Past Employee of the City of Chelsea Purchasing Department Jean (Doherty) McCarthy of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea, died on Sept. 3. Born in Chelsea 83 years ago, Jean attended St. Rose High School and continued at the Sisters…

Police Briefs 09-05-2019

Shots Fired On Aug. 25, at 1:08 a.m., officers responded to the area of 43 Central Ave. on the report of a Shot Spotter activation. Upon the officers’ arrival, they heard a second gunshot and responded to 18 Maverick St. Officers…

The Real American Carnage

Whenever a mass shooting occurs — which is to say, fairly regularly somewhere  in America these days — investigators scour for clues as to the “motive” of the gunman. Often, as was the case in El Paso two weeks ago,…

When Will It Be Our Turn?

Hurricane Dorian, the fifth Category 5 hurricane to hit the U.S. in the past four years, has captivated many of us for the past week as we watched the latest forecasts to see where it would strike the American mainland.…

Obituaries 09-05-2019

Roland Brown July 22, 1938 – Aug. 31, 2019 Roland E. Brown passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Exeter Center in New Hampshire.  He was 81 years old.  Born in Burlington, Vermont, a son of the late Harold and…