Arrest Report 12-11-2009

Monday, November 30 James Tracy, 20, 160 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Christopher Rivera, 17, 58 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. Luis Acevedo, 32, 15 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested on a default warrant. Tuesday,…

Fighting for the People

When an attempt was made recently by the city council to change the Minimum Residential Tax Factor in order to favor commercial property interests over residential properties, Councilors Stan Troisi, Mike MeKonnen, Roseanne Bongiovanni, Deborah Washington, Brian Hatleberg and Ron…

Chelsea for Capuano

Chelsea voters can be proud of the vote they gave to our Congressman Mike Capuano. He won here, but lost nearly everywhere else. During concession remarks made at the Fairmont-Copley Plaza Tuesday night, Capuano said he was humbled by the…

Obituaries 12-11-2009

William Sullivan Educator William R. Sullivan died peacefully at home on December 2 surrounded by his family and closest friend, Ron Stiriti, after losing his courageous battle with lung cancer. He was 53 years old. A graduate of Worcester State…

Fighting the good fight

From the start, Congressman Mike Capuano has insisted that the race to fill Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat would be a battle to identify one’s vote, to go after it and to bring it out on primary day. Capuano put his…

Layoffs hit City as deficit looms

Like a forecasted Nor’easter that eventually dumps a foot of snow, the world-wide recession has finally taken its toll on the City’s municipal budget. This past week, 19.5 positions were eliminated, and City officials are scrambling for ways of plugging…