Category: Editorials

Chelsea at 386

It has been 386 years since Samuel Maverick settled here on the southern side of what we now call Admiral’s Hill. It was 1624 when Maverick arrived from England during a landing made at Dorchester Bay. When he stood atop…

The governor’s visit

Governor Deval Patrick’s visit to Chelsea Monday was a tour de force. He enjoyed himself here. We enjoyed having him here. Everywhere he went, he was greeted as a friend, as he should be greeted in Chelsea. After all, he…

The LNG danger

There is not a hint of doubt that LNG steaming into Boston Harbor on a Yemeni tanker might very well pose a terrorist danger. Yemen is presently the terrorist capital of the world – with no real government and Al…

A win for the city council

The election process surrounding the city council’s selection of Attorney Dan Cortell as the District 8 councillor was a great success. The city council, led by its able president Leo Robinson, made the process pristine and absent of the kind…

Dan Cortell

Attorney Dan Cortell is now Councillor Attorney Dan Cortell. Councillor Ron Morgese’s replacement for the empty District 8 seat is a quiet, smart, humble, strong Chelsea guy who came here about ten years ago and wanted to get involved. During…

Michael Albano

We wish to call your attention to Michael Albano, the Chelsea resident tossing his hat into the ring in the political battle to fill the senate seat left vacant by the resignation of former Senator Anthony Galluccio. By officially announcing…

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…