Red Devil Trackmen Win all-league Meet

June 3, 2011
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The Chelsea High boys track team edged Greater Lowell, 108-103, to capture the championship of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference’s All-League Meet Saturday at the Greater Lowell track and field facility. The victory over Greater Lowell avenged the Red Devils’ loss to Greater Lowell last week in the teams’ dual meet. “There are almost 500...

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Girls Track Team Wins CAC Meet;Huffer Coach of Year

June 3, 2011
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The undefeated Chelsea High girls track and field team took on their final challenge of the season, defending their title at the CAC League Championship Meet held Saturday at Greater Lowell Technical High School. Although The Lady Red Devils had vanquished all of their rivals during the regular season en route to compiling an 8-0...

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A Portrait of Success

May 25, 2011
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A Portrait of Success

-By Joshua Resnek [email protected] 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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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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