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…

Thanksgiving 2009

This time last year, the national economy was preparing for collapse. The economy’s beginning of the end, or as Churchill once said, the end of the beginning, came into full force in and around Thanksgiving 2008. Yet we all sat…

Arrest Report 11-25-2009

Monday. November 16 Steven Hescock, 33, 71 Neponset St., Revere, was arrested on a felony warrant. Oscar Gonzalez, 19, 87 Orange St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, breaking & entering nighttime for felony, assault…

Newsmakers in Chelsea

Kathleen Bishop Kathleen Cronin Bishop has taken a page from her father’s political scrapbook and can now begin one of her own by winning recently the District One Councillor seat. Her victory shows that in some ways, old Chelsea still…