Category: Editorials

Haiti and Chelsea

There is a close connection between the earthquake, humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti and the life that most Chelsea residents lead. The connection is that we are simple people when you boil it all down. We have homes or apartments, running…

The people have spoken

The political pundits, prognosticators, bloggers, Tweeters, et als will be having a field day for a long time to come as they try to discern some meaning from the election of Republican Scott Brown as our next United States Senator.…

Get out and vote

The special election to fill the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s seat will be held Tuesday. We urge everyone to get out and to vote. Attorney General Martha Coakley and Senator Scott Brown are locked in a very tight race. Every…

Chelsea, Boston Harbor and LNG

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino does not want to allow tankers from Yemen carrying enormous amounts of LNG to pass through Boston Harbor on its way to a dockage in Everett. City Manager Jay Ash has joined Mayor Menino, the belief…

Ashley Rodriguez

There are some kids growing up in this city who are winners from the time they are very young and who will always rise to the top of whatever it is they are seeking for themselves. Such a young woman…

Happy New Year

There is no way to know what awaits us before it happens – and so – we watch the coming of 2010 with great interest and hope. The hope is for a healthy, prosperous New Year. The interest is in…

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…