Author: Record Staff

James O’Brien

The death of Jimmy O’Brien following a heroic battle against cancer, brings to an end the life of a retired Chelsea police detective and is very sad news to all of us who knew him as he was a good…

William Powers

William P. Powers, the father of Stephen Powers, who served with distinction at Chelsea City Hall as an alderman and councilor, has died at the age of 94. He died at the Chelsea Soldiers Home as he was a Veteran…

The Default Scandal

Any way we choose to look at it, our national government is bringing this nation down in a big, big way. The endless and nauseating partisan debate over the national debt and whether we should pay our bills or default…

Obituaries 07-28-2011

James O’Brien Retired Chelsea Police Sergeant James A. O’Brien, retired Chelsea Police Sergeant, died his Saugus home on July 20 after a courageous battle with overwhelming illness. He was 68 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the…

The Heatwave

It used to be in the old days that neither heat nor snow and ice had much effect on us as a people. Whatever happened happened and how we dealt with it, inevitably, was a matter of how serious the…

Myra Kraft

When the Chelsea Boys and Girls Club needed assistance in order to complete their fundraising for the new clubhouse, Myra Kraft and her husband Robert, owners of the New England Patriots, came up to bat in a big, big way…

Police Briefs 07-21-2011

Monday, July 11 Jeff Bosquet, 28, 223 Forest St., Medford, was arrested for possession of a Class E suspense and receiving stolen property under $250. Joseph Millette, 38, 280 Main St., Stoneham, was arrested for shoplifting. Justin Rich, 33, 1126…

Obituaries 07-21-2011

Carmella ‘Ellie’ Gagliardi Of Chelsea, formerly of Revere Carmella E. “Ellie” (DeLuca) Gagliardi of Chelsea, formerly of Revere, died on July 11 at the Spaulding Therapy & Nursing Center of Boston’s North End following a valiant battle with Pancreatic Cancer.…