Author: Record Staff

The Tragedy in Tucson

Like people all over the nation, Chelsea residents have been horrified by the tragic killings and shootings in Arizona. Six dead and 13 wounded innocents is a bit hard to grasp given their lives were eneded or dramatically changed because…

A Rising Scholar-Athlete

Gould excels in middle school football Jonathan Gould has been a football player his entire life. And he has excelled at every level. Gould, a 5-foot-8-inch, 160-pound eight grader, is coming off an outstanding season as the starting middle linebacker…

Police Briefs 01-13-2011

January 2, 2011 Nijaz Okic, 20, 154 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct and on a warrant. Jesus Rivera, 25, 164 Franklin Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. January 3, 2011 Erika…

Looking at Violent Crime

Putting 2010 behind us The New Year is almost one week old and Chelsea hasn’t tallied a homicide, yet. The disaster of 2010 is hopefully behind us. Thirteen homicides in a city this size was extraordinary. It got many of…

Police Briefs 01-06-2011

Tuesday, December 28 Randy Rivera, 35, of 44 Summit Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended license. Whitney Baskin, 25, of 21 Gerrish Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Maureen Y. Simone, 57, of…

The Foreclosure Nightmare

Chelsea is among the hardest hit communities when it comes to homeowners being foreclosed upon. This is not a surprise. When the real estate market was soaring, Chelsea soared with it, though not as fast as in higher income communities.…

Stacee Monkiewicz

We know how the entire Monkiewicz family has been sent into a state of deep despair by the death of Stacee Monkiewicz. She died on December 22 of a catastrophic sudden illness at her home. She was 41. She leaves…