Arrest Report 03-24-2010

Monday, March 15 Wilberto Colon, 28, 92 Cottage St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with dangerous weapon, threat to commit crime, witness intimidation. Wilberto Colon, 28, 92 Cottage St., Chelsea, was arrested for violating abuse protection order. Manuel…

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.…

Obituaries 03-24-2010

Sophie Siewko Chelsea resident Sophie B. (Budney) Siewko of Chelsea died on March 20. The beloved wife of the late Leon “Leo” J. Siewko, she was the devoted mother of Leona Haumann and her husband. William, of Peabody, Ronald Siewko…

New bridge rising fast

The new bridge going up over the Chelsea River is rising fast. Twin main supports of the new all steel structure have been hoisted into place and screwed onto cement footings on the Chelsea side of the Chelsea Street Bridge.…

Salt pile measure passes council

After separating a resolution defining the city’s memorandum of understanding with Eastern Minerals, the city council voted first to uphold the memorandum of understanding by a 6-5 vote and then voted separately on the loan order for $1 million. That…

Arrest Report 03-19-2010

03/08 Alexis Burgos, 25, 16 Eustis St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with dangerous weapon, assault. Yalil Figueroa, 63, 947 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for indecent exposure. Jose Barrera, 28, 93 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for possessing…

Obituaries 03-19-2010

Jean Connors, 80 Of New Hampshire, formerly of Chelsea Jean E. (Doucette) Connors died Friday evening at the Hackett Hill Healthcare Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, after a heroic battle with overwhelming illness. She was 80 years old. Born in…

Talking the talk

Following Tuesday evening’s debate of the senatorial special election candidates at Chelsea City Hall some things become self-apparent. First, this is a contest being waged against three main contenders – and of that number, two are locked in the battle…