Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fire Damages Building Used as Rooming House

May 12, 2011
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Fire Damages Building Used as Rooming House

A Monday night fire in a Broadway three-decker caused heavy damage to the basement and first floor of the wooden structure. Firefighters arriving on the scene late Monday night found heavy smoke and fire pouring out of the basement. Firefighters from the Mill Hill Station, about a block away, evacuated occupants from all three...

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An Even Hand: This Year’s State House Hearing on Casinos is more Subdued

May 12, 2011
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An Even Hand: This Year’s State House Hearing on Casinos is more Subdued

It was a more subdued hearing than last year when hundreds of people both for and against legalizing casino gaming in Massachusetts descended upon the State House to enter their testimony on the record. This time around, the hearing room was half filled as the debate over whether to authorize gaming dragged on for...

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Dinner and a Movie — in the Same Spot

May 12, 2011
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Dinner and a Movie — in the Same Spot

A new movie viewing experience cannot be embarked upon without a full stomach, and for the past four years Showcase has featured its Chatters Bar & Grill in the lobby of the theatre – a feature that could be overlooked in the rush to get to the theatre. Featuring everything from innovative drinks such...

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Projecting a New Image: Showcase Moves to Cutting-edge Digital Presentation, Eliminating the Use of Traditional Film

May 12, 2011
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Put away the movie reels and pack up the old film because the movies have gone digital, and the Revere Showcase Cinemas on Squire Road is on the forefront of the latest technology – allowing the theatre to show its films with the most cutting-edge picture and sound available. It may not have been...

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The Chelsea Street Bridge

May 12, 2011
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Make no mistake, the coming closure of the Chelsea Street Bridge will be a mind boggling gaggle of traffic and inconvenience unlike anything we’ve had locally on our roads since the last closure of the Meridian Street Bridge during its final phase of reconstruction some years back. The completion of the Chelsea Street Bridge...

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Girls Track Team Remains Undefeated

May 12, 2011
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The Chelsea High girls track and field team is in the final stretch of its dual meet season.  The Lady Red Devils remain undefeated, improving their record to 7-0 with recent wins against Mystic Valley (71-65) and Shawsheen Tech (98-38).  “The girls are really pulling together as a team. They have been cheering each...

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Baseball Team Wins Two more Contests

May 12, 2011
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The Chelsea High baseball team enjoyed a productive week, winning two of its three games against Commonwealth Athletic Conference opponents. The Red Devils defeated Lynn Tech last Friday, 10-4, thanks principally to the Urbaez Bros., who pitched (Odanys) and batted (Adonys) Lynn Tech into submission. Odanys went six innings on the mound and allowed...

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Red Devil Tracksters Run Past Two Foes

May 12, 2011
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The Chelsea High boys track team rolled past two more foes this past week, defeating  Whittier Tech, 95-40, and Mystic Valley, 90-46. The twin wins kept Coach Don Fay’s Red Devils perfect at 5-0 this season and marked their 30th  straight dual meet victory dating back to April of 2007. Senior captain Santos Hernandez...

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CHS Softball Team Defeats Lynn Tech

May 12, 2011
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The Chelsea High softball team earned its second win of the season with a 28-4 thumping of Lynn Tech that was called after five innings because of the mercy rule. Anisia Santiago started her first game on the mound for the Lady Red Devils and pitched well through the first two innings. Senior captain...

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Police Briefs 05-12-2011

May 12, 2011
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Monday, May 2 Edwin Martinez, 23, 262 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, motor vehicle equipment violation. Sully Rios, 18, 14 Williams  St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct, assault and battery. Abdiel Fonseca, 36, 37 Webster Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for possessing open...

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