Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Portrait of Success

May 25, 2011
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A Portrait of Success

-By Joshua Resnek editor@chelsearecord.com About 200 friends, former senate colleagues and family members crowded into the elegant and ornate Senate Reading Room last Thursday for the unveiling of the long awaited official portrait of former State Senate President Thomas Birmingham. Following a 30-minute speech, Birmingham pulled the slip cover from the oil painting to...

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Star power: Gov. Patrick and Pop Star Patti LaBelle help Mark Occasion

May 25, 2011
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Star power: Gov. Patrick and Pop Star Patti LaBelle help Mark Occasion

Sponsored by TD Insurance, TD Bank, Palmer Paving Corporation and Greenberg Traurig LLP, Roca’s Sixth Annual Breakfast Event took place Wednesday morning at the Seaport Boston Hotel. The breakfast’s featured guests included singer Patti LaBelle and model and actress Keisha Whitaker. The honorary chairman of the breakfast was Governor Deval Patrick. “I am honored...

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Lofty Honor for The Architectural Team of Chelsea

May 25, 2011
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The Architectural Team of Chelsea has earned more recognition for its work on successful adaptive reuse projects for the Atlas Lofts. The architects combined sensitive preservation of historic fabric with successful market concepts and urban revitalization. The Architectural Team won praise for the conversion of the Russell Box Factory in Chelsea into unique, contemporary...

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Police Briefs 05-19-2011

May 25, 2011
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Monday, May 9 Gregory Glasscock, 23, 232 Brandyhill Rd., Vernon Ct., was arrested for drunkenness. Javier Escalante, 29, 139 Addison St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, operating motor vehicle on state hwy. closed to travel. Oscar Padilla, 24, 196 Shurtleff St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Rolando...

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A Tortilla Factory in Historic District not the Way to Go

May 25, 2011
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The businesses in the historic part of the waterfront on the western side of the Meridian Street Bridge are made up of the Fitzgerald Shipyard – which remains a working shipyard – and which is of no impact to the cozy, quiet, almost quaint, brick and wooden row house community which is home to...

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CHS Baseball Team Wins to Reach Tourney

May 25, 2011
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The Chelsea High baseball team defeated Minuteman Regional, 8-1, on a rainy Monday afternoon to improve to 9-5 on the season and clinch a berth in the post season state tournament. The win also improved the Red Devils to 7-3 in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference (7-0 in the Small Division), giving them a two...

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Red Devil Trackmen Fallin Last Event to GL

May 25, 2011
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The Chelsea High boys track team ventured to Greater Lowell last Thursday for a battle of unbeaten teams to decide the 2011 Commonwealth Athletic Conference title. The Red Devils had set up the showdown with a 79-57 win against Shawsheen Tech earlier in the week. The teams battled each other fiercely in a contest...

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Lady Red Devil Trackteam Edges Gr. Lowellin Last Event to Win Title

May 25, 2011
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The Chelsea High girls track & field team headed to Greater Lowell last Thursday to face the undefeated Gryphons in a battle for the Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship. “We knew we were going to face a tough Greater Lowell team,” said CHS head coach Kim Huffer. “We knew that we would need to have...

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Obituaries 05-19-2011

May 25, 2011
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John Dolan 25-year head injury survivor John J. Dolan, a 25 year head injury survivor, died at the Hyannis Pavilion on Saturday evening, May 14, where he had been receiving supportive care for the past 21/2 years after a long battle with overwhelming illness. He was 62 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea,...

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Communion

May 12, 2011
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Communion

The St. Rose of Lima 2011 First Holy Communion class held on Sunday, May 8.

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