Author: Record Staff

Red Devil Hoopmen Roll Past Minuteman

The Chelsea High boys basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) with a dominating 72-38 victory over Minuteman Regional Technical Friday evening in the CHS gym. The contest was a runaway from…

Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if…

Police Blotter 12-23-2010

12/13 Carmelot Pierre, 29, 37 Broadway, Somerville, was arrested for violating the abuse prevention order. Aisling Sutton, 31, 7 Rowell St., Dorchester, was arrested for larceny over $250, warrants. Franklin Rassi, 52, 2 Neptune Rd., East Boston, was arrested for…

Obituaries 12-23-2010

Thomas Rossetti Independent Residential Painter Thomas P. Rossetti, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away after a long illness in his home early Monday morning December 20. He was 63 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the…

Oil Squeeze

Winter oil price predictions aren’t encouraging There are numerous concerns this heating season for those who heat with fuel oil, but chief among those concerns is the price – which is very high and doesn’t appear to be going down…

Tax rate up 4.1%

Chelsea’s tax rate for commercial and residential properties has been set. The new tax rate is $12.92 per thousand of assessed value for residential property and $30.60 for commercial/industrial properties. Overall, this represents an $0.83 cent raise which translates into…

Cleaner street are on the way

The persistent, pernicious, sometimes overwhelming nature of the trashproblem in this city has defied the best efforts of leadership here for decades. Chelsea’s streets and sidewalks, some of its major arteries and its many side streets are often used as…

The heating oil scam

A gallon of heating oil in today’s marketplace is $3.00 or more for consumers who heat their homes and properties with oil. Despite a near state of oversupply and little new demand beyond that which comes with exceedingly cold weather,…