Monthly Archives: June 2010

Obituaries 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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Carmella ‘Millie’ Alu East Boston resident Carmella "Millie" Alu of East Boston, formerly of Winthrop and Belmont, died suddenly on June 14. She was the loving daughter of the late Michael and Catena (Buttiglieri) Alu; dear sister of the late Vincent Alu; cherished aunt of Michael Alu of Louisiana,Tina Alu of Cambridge and the...

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Leo Mahoney, owner and founder of Eastern Minerals, dead at 82

June 10, 2010
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Leo Mahoney, owner and founder of Eastern Minerals, dead at 82

Leo D. Mahoney, a Lowell businessman with substantial holdings in Chelsea and throughout the world – and with a long history of philanthropy here and wherever he did business – has died. Mr. Mahoney, whose salt pile on Marginal Street is perhaps one of the best known, most easily recognized and at times controversial...

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Chelsea Bridge plans weekend closure to complete important construction

June 10, 2010
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Chelsea Bridge plans weekend closure to complete important construction

Construction on the new Chelsea Street Bridge has moved to the East Boston side of the Chelsea Creek and the bridge’s project consultant John Vitagliano said this week closures will be limited to nighttime only, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Vitagliano added that this weekend, June 12 and 13, the bridge will be closed...

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Major hotel development about to get underway

June 10, 2010
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Representatives of Hilton Homeward Suites have applied to the Building Department for a permit to construct a 100 room hotel with a large conference facility on Beach Street adjacent to the Wyndham Hotel, City Manager Jay Ash has announced. The new hotel will cost about $60 million to build and furnish. Several hundred people...

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City Manager Jay Ash voices his opinion at State House on casinos

June 10, 2010
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Chelsea City Manager, Jay Ash who co-chairs of the Coalition for Jobs and Growth, joined a carpenter and a painter, both of whom have experienced long-term unemployment, at a press conference about the jobs that will be created around resort casinos on Tuesday at the State House. “We are grateful to the State Senate...

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CHS Track

June 10, 2010
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Senior Xavier Ortiz competed in the All-State Track and Field championship on Saturday, June 5th at Westfield State College.  He competed in the 200 meters where he was seeded 15th out of 28 competitors.  Ortiz ran a personal best 22.71 seconds and qualified for the state finals.  In the state finals, Ortiz ran a...

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Leo Mahoney

June 10, 2010
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The owner of Eastern Minerals left quite a legacy – and that legacy was built by a man whose word was his bond and who very badly wanted to do the right thing when it was necessary. For many, many years Mr. Mahoney bore the brunt of serious efforts to dislodge him from his...

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Arrest Report 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Monday, May 31 Rigoberto Gonzalez, 52, 57 Hawthorne St., Chelsea, was arrested for being incapacitated person. Semia Gupton-Chandler, 30, 7 Hosmer St., Mattapan, was arrested for shoplifting. Dominique Anastas, 27, 294 Cooledge St., Revere, was arrestsed for common nightwalker. Tuesday, June 1 Jose Juarez, 46, 206 Saratoga St., East Boston, was arrested for in...

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Obituaries 06-09-2010

June 10, 2010
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Elizabeth Lopes Former Seamstress and Teacher’s Aide Elizabeth C. (Russell) Lopes, a former seamstress and teacher’s aide, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family early Sunday morning June 6 at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. She was in her 100th year. Born in Winchester, she was the daughter of the...

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Lighten up – Petruccelli wants to overturn ban on cigar bars

June 10, 2010
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Lighten up – Petruccelli wants to overturn ban on cigar bars

The controversial decision by Boston’s Public Health Commission (BPHC) to ban smoking establishments like Tuff’s Tobacco Cigar Shop on Bennington in East Boston may be overturned at the State House. Senator Anthony Petruccelli cosponsored a bill last week that would make the BPHC’s 2008 ruling to close all cigar and hookah bars by 2018...

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