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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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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Obituaries 05-12-2011

May 12, 2011
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Mary Gandolfo Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Mary M.(McBride) Gandolfo of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on May 10. She was in her 92nd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale “Patrick” Gandolfo with whom she shared 52 years of marriage; loving mother of Rosemary Bajdek and her husband, Steven, of...

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New Chelsea Dockside Restaurant Coming to Life

May 5, 2011
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New Chelsea Dockside Restaurant Coming to Life

Officials for Demoulas are close to finalizing plans to lease a 5400 square foot space in the former supermarket building to the owners of the Dockside restaurant chain. Plans have been underway for nearly six months. According to the owners of the Dockside chain, all that was left were some minor last minute changes...

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$115 Million City Budget Filed by City Manager

May 5, 2011
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It will cost $115 million to run the city of Chelsea’s various programs and to meet the city’s multitude of responsibilities in the coming year, according to City Manager Jay Ash. Ash submitted the city budget, which he considers historic, to the city council earlier this week. The Fiscal Year 2012 budget provides for...

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Chelsea Police Warning Resident of New Scam

May 5, 2011
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Chelsea Police are notifying residents of a new scam where an automated voice claiming to be from the Sovereign Bank is asking Chelsea residents for personal information, including; social security, bank account and credit card numbers. “For your security, the Chelsea Police encourage you to be especially aware of email, telephone and postal mail...

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City Announces “Chelsea Resident Grant” Program

May 5, 2011
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Special to the Record City officials have announced a new initiative to improve the appearance and livability of the community.  The “Chelsea Resident Grant” program will provide money to local residents to enhance their neighborhoods by taking on a beautification or improvement project. This inaugural grant series, called “Beauty and The Bus,” will allow...

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The Budget

May 5, 2011
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City Manager Jay Ash is a wizard when it comes to creating a city budget. The Chelsea 2012 City Budget is akin to a work of art. Although expenses are up and revenues are down, Chelsea’s budget provides for more police officers and more firefighters and higher payments into our pension system – something...

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Osama Bin Laden

May 5, 2011
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There have been reports that when Osama bin Laden was shot to death by Navy Seals last Sunday during the raid on his hideout in Pakistan, that he didn’t have a weapon and didn’t shoot back at anyone. Does this really matter when bin Laden was responsible for 3,000 homicides in one day on...

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Police Briefs 05.05.2011

May 5, 2011
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Monday, April 25 Mario Cruzado, 38, of 80 W. Dedham Street, Boston, was arrested for two counts of straight warrant felony, and retaliation against a witness. Tuesday, April 26 Edwin Carias, 18, of 58 High Street, Randolph, was arrested for straight warrant misdemeanor. Elmer Hernandez-Montes, 18, of 73 Prescott Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for...

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Red Devil Baseball Team Wins Two More

May 5, 2011
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Odanys Urbaez swatted a three run homer with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Chelsea High baseball team a dramatic 6-3 victory over North Shore Vocational School Monday. Odanys’s walk off tater, which cleared the fence in right field at the MDC pool, earned the Red Devils their...

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CHS Girls Track Team Undefeated at 5-0

May 5, 2011
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The Chelsea High girls track & field team continues to put forth strong team and individual  performances this 2011 season.  The Lady Red Devils raised their record to 5-0 with recent wins against Greater Lawrence (130-6), Presentation of Mary Academy (100-36), and Whittier Tech (80-54).  “The girls are improving and gaining confidence,” said CHS...

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