Chelsea High Sports Roundup

One week after opening the season with a 42-6 rout of Pope John XXIII, the Chelsea High varsity football team served notice that the debut gem was no fluke by polishing off Brighton High, 38-6. The game was every bit…

Primary Day Blues

There was a time, and it was not so long ago, when primary day in Chelsea was the near equivalent to a modern Patriots game or a Red Sox playoff game. There were banners and excitement, crowds everywhere, and battles…

Zelda Baskies

The death of Zelda Baskies is a great loss for local dentist Dr. Robert Baskies. Dr. Baskies and his mother always had a special relationship, and he could quite often be seen eating with his mother in local restaurants at…

Obituaries

Rev. Anthony Giang Nguyen, 70 Long associated with the Cambodian and Vietnamese communities of Chelsea Reverend Anthony Giang Nguyen, a resident of Lowell and a parochial vicar at St. Patrick Church, Lowell, died peacefully September 21 at the Kindred Hospital…

Capuano takes aim

Our congressman, Mike Capuano, has jumped from the frying pan into the fire. He’s pulling his papers to run for Ted Kennedy’s empty Senate seat. This is sure to set off more than a few political debates here and throughout…

Labor Day 2009

Labor Day has come and gone, finishing off the half-summer during this, the fall of our discontent. The government estimates that 14 million Americans are out of work. The unemployment rate is 9.7 percent and rising, although the numbers of…

Chelsea Pop Warner Preview

By Pete Legasey With the season opener just days away, Chelsea Pop Warner football is eagerly awaiting the start of what it hopes will be its most successful season ever. The league will open the 2009 season on September 13…

Obituaries – 09/10/09

Vincent Calderone Well Known Local Musician Vincent J. Calderone of Everett died on September 7. A 40 year member of the Everett Kiwanis Club, he was a longtime and well known local musician, member of the Maine Country Western Hall…