Category: Editorials

Question 3

Chelsea residents will be casting a vote on Election Day on Question 3 – by voting yes or no on a proposed law that will eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients.…

The Governor Should Be Ashamed

When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In…

HUD Auditors Searching for Truth

One of the most egregious things to result as a consequence of former Chelsea Housing Authority Executive Director Mike McLaughlin’s outrageous behavior is that we have all come to learn that whatever he was doing, however much he was padding…

The Cha, Again

Yet another investigation into Mike McLaughlin’s perfidy at the Chelsea Housing Authority is right now being conducted by investigators from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. What will they find this time around? Not much more than they have…

Raising Councilor Salaries

There is a move underway to raise the salaries for the members of the Chelsea City Council from something like $8,000 to $14,000. Councillors here serve for a pittance in comparison with the cities and towns around us. As long…

Location. Location. Location.

It is a compliment to this city as well as a reason to invest here when the leaders of the hotel industry dub the new Marriott here as the Marriott Boston Logan Airport/Chelsea Hotel. The new 128 room Marriott which…

Parking Design Work is Superior

One needs only to drive down Grove Street or Marlboro Street to examine how important parking design for densely populated areas can be. The city is showing great understanding of how to improve parking/traffic patterns on some of the city’s…

Another hotel for Chelsea

Although official confirmation is lacking at this juncture, it would appear much more than likely that yet another hotel will be locating here in the not too distant future. The understanding is that the owners of the new Marriott Residence…