Category: Editorials

Larry Hooker

The recent death of Larry Hooker takes from the local scene a complex and fun loving man – a mans man so to speak – who loved his Chelsea friends, his Chelsea life and life itself with his beloved wife.…

City council ruling a fait accompli

And so it has finally been done. An agreement between the city and Eastern Minerals that began with negotiations in 2007, has been successfully concluded. The city council votes Monday evening at city hall puts into force a memorandum between…

Ashley Rodrigeuz

There is an old quote uttered by a 19th Century American Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes that sums up where Ashley Rodriguez is today. “The higher you’ve climbed the greater the fall. Never speak of the end of…

LNG, again

We cannot emphasize the importance of beginning a process which ends with LNG bound for the Distrigas Terminal in Everett to be off-loaded outside of the inner confines of Boston Harbor. Allowing LNG tankers to transit under the Tobin Bridge…

Tiger Woods

For those of you struggling in your marriages, the appearance of Tiger Woods on national television apologizing for his indiscretions was a quintessential American television moment. Was he sincere? We believe so – why else make an apology to the…

Chelsea at 386

It has been 386 years since Samuel Maverick settled here on the southern side of what we now call Admiral’s Hill. It was 1624 when Maverick arrived from England during a landing made at Dorchester Bay. When he stood atop…

The governor’s visit

Governor Deval Patrick’s visit to Chelsea Monday was a tour de force. He enjoyed himself here. We enjoyed having him here. Everywhere he went, he was greeted as a friend, as he should be greeted in Chelsea. After all, he…