Author: Record Staff

Looking at Violent Crime

Putting 2010 behind us The New Year is almost one week old and Chelsea hasn’t tallied a homicide, yet. The disaster of 2010 is hopefully behind us. Thirteen homicides in a city this size was extraordinary. It got many of…

Police Briefs 01-06-2011

Tuesday, December 28 Randy Rivera, 35, of 44 Summit Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended license. Whitney Baskin, 25, of 21 Gerrish Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Maureen Y. Simone, 57, of…

The Foreclosure Nightmare

Chelsea is among the hardest hit communities when it comes to homeowners being foreclosed upon. This is not a surprise. When the real estate market was soaring, Chelsea soared with it, though not as fast as in higher income communities.…

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…

Red Devils Roll Past Gr. Lowell

The Chelsea High boys basketball team improved to 4-0 in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference with a 68-53 triumph over Greater Lowell Tuesday evening. The Red Devils led all the way, grabbing a 16-4 lead after one period and never allowing…

Obituaries 01-06-2011

Adra Ellen Fleming Worked at Emerson Textile Adra Ellen (Fredericks) Fleming of Chelsea, formerly of Boston, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on December 31 following a long and courageous battle with overwhelming illness. She was 68…

Ash Looks Backwards/Forwards

By Chelsea Record Staff From the euphoria of burgeoning economic development activity to the despair of a deadly year in the city’s neighborhoods, there has been plenty of news coverage of the good and bad in Chelsea this past year. …