Category: Editorials

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…

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…

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,…

The recycling failure

It makes sense that a city afflicted with a chronic and undifferentiated trash issue cannot come to terms with recycling. Chelsea is that place, big time. The city’s recycling rate is 5%,  an astounding 75% below the state average. In…

ACS Development

In a way, the FBI coming to Chelsea will be ACS Development’s mother of all developments. It isn’t every year or even every decade that Chelsea’s largest and most successful real estate developer gets the go ahead for a 250,000…

The FBI comes to Chelsea

In the old days right before receivership, it was always very bad news to a great number of people in this city, including elected public officials, city hall types and local bookmakers that the FBI is coming. That was then.…

Roca benefit concert Friday night

On December 3, 2010 Roca will host its  Third Annual Benefit Concert at the Club headquarters, 101 Park Street, Chelsea.. This year, Roca honors the musical talents of Roca participants and raises the awareness of youth violence.  Local and well…

Thanksgiving 2010

Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability…