Category: News

The big disconnect or the joke is on us

So the stock market is up. The big banks are turning in good earnings reports. The television commentators say we’re coming out of the recession. You hear this news and then you reach into your own pocket – and the…

Police Blotter 10-12-09 – 10-19-09

Monday, October 12 Joanthan Barbosa, 19, 1 Silk St., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle, resisting arrest, failing to stop for police, stop sign violation, leaving scene of property damage, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, red…

Chelsea since the fire

The October, 1973 Chelsea Fire marked the lowest point the city reached in its modern history. Not even the social, moral and economic collapse of the city in the early 1990’s, and the receivership that followed, can compare. In fact,…

Obituaries – 10-21-09

Dorothy Hannabury Clerk for City of Chelsea Dorothy Hannabury of Chelsea died on October 5. The clerk for the City of Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine (Hale) Hannabury. A prayer service will be…

There’s more to Baker than meets the eye

Attention Chelsea voters, Charlie Baker is running for governor and you will hear about him big time, because he is the real thing. At first, Baker, 2010 Republican candidate for Massachusetts Governor, comes off as a sort of uptight Harvard…

New Apollinaire production opens Oct. 30

The Apollinaire Theatre Company will premier its production of Anthony Neilson’s The Wonderful World of Dissocia on October 30 at the Chelsea Theatre Works building on 189 Winnisimmet Street. The play, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2004,…

Red Devils shock Shawsheen for fifth straight win

In what head coach Mike Stellato described as “one of the most exciting games of [his] career,” the Chelsea High varsity football team pulled out a come-from-behind win last Saturday by the slimmest of margins. The Red Devils defeated Shawsheen…

Capuano’s travels

The Boston Globe this week made a big fuss over our Congressman Mike Capuano’s $24,000 spent on congressional travel to foreign nations during the past few years. The inference, if one was to be drawn, is that Capuano, now seeking…