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By adamg - 9/13/21 - 3:09 pm

Gov. Baker today activated the National Guard to get ready to drive school vans in cities that have been hard hit by driver shortages: Chelsea, Lynn, Lawrence and Lowell. Some 90 National Guard members will start training in driving the vans tomorrow.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 8:18 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Chelsea man at the Orient Heights Blue Line stop whom they say was there to meet a 14-year-old boy for some sexual activity - but who turned out to be a member of a Massachusetts group that sets up stings to ensnare men they say are child predators. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 8:15 pm
Sunset over Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Pat Tomaino watched the sunset over Chestnut Hill Reservoir this evening.

Leah Klein watched the sunset over Chelsea Creek and the Tobin Bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 9:41 pm

Chelsea Police Chief Brien Kyes reports an arrest in last night's fatal shooting on Garfield Avenue: Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 9:43 pm
Suspect in Chelsea shooting

Shooting suspect. Surveillance photo via Chelsea PD.

Update: The victim, 19, died.

Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes reports a woman was shot in the head on Garfield Avenue tonight. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/15/21 - 10:58 pm
Romeo and Juliet in Chelsea Square

Matt Frank took in a saga of young love and violence in an outdoor performance of "Romeo and Juliet" in Chelsea Square tonight by the Apollinaire Theatre Company. More performances planned for Aug. 21 and 28.

By adamg - 8/10/21 - 5:13 pm
Henry Wilson

Henry Wilson, 56, of Chelsea, was arraigned today on charges of rape of a child aggravated by an age difference of at least 10 years and enticement of a child, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

According to the DA's office: Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/21 - 9:48 am
Angry maskless woman

Transit Police report they are looking for a woman they say tried to board a bus in Chelsea without a mask on in Bellingham Square on Sunday and when asked to put one on responded with her toes of fury and kicked out the lower window of the bus's door.

If she looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 5:44 pm

The CDC is out with updated Covid-19 recommendations that call for "fully vaccinated people to wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission" because of the risk posed by the Covid-19 delta variant. Suffolk County is an area of "substantial" transmission, the government says. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/21 - 10:37 am

WCVB reports. If she's confirmed, Gov. Baker will get to pick the next Suffolk County DA.

By adamg - 6/24/21 - 11:03 am

The Chelsea Record reports on what's going up where trouble used to frequently go down on the Chelsea/Everett line.

By adamg - 6/19/21 - 10:33 am

Lovely Hoffman "Juneteenth" Official Music Video

Lovely Hoffman sings about the holiday, and Boston's connections.

Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 11:34 am

A Salvadoran national living in Chelsea faces life in prison after admitting he was one of several MS-13 members who killed a teen in a Lynn playground by stabbing him dozens of times in 2018, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/21 - 7:22 pm

Corea was 79. He grew up in Chelsea, and one of his first gigs was with Cab Calloway in Boston.

By bostonpads - 1/22/21 - 11:10 am

Whether your one of the many that are planning to move to the Boston Metro area, or you live in Boston Proper and are looking to escape dense city life like so many others, finding the right neighborhood for you and your family can be tricky. Vacancy rates for apartments in Boston have been way up all over the city as a result of COVID. Now the hottest neighborhoods in the Boston Metro Area are no longer near Downtown, they're in the 'Burbs!

By adamg - 12/20/20 - 1:02 pm
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus in Chelsea

Matt Frank watched the couple tour Chelsea yesterday atop a Chelsea firetruck after their flight in from the North Pole (the reindeer earning a rest after the trip, of course).

By adamg - 11/17/20 - 9:32 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced today it's seeking court orders to vacate some 108 drug convictions that involved evidence certified as illegal drugs by Annie Dookhan, a chemist at the state labs in Jamaica Plain convicted in 2013 of just making stuff up. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 9:13 am

Richard Auffrey recounts his recent brunch at Tambo 22, a new Peruvian restaurant in Chelsea whose menu includes the tamburgeusa - basically a cheeseburger made with alpaca and short-rib meat.

It resembled the look of a beef burger but the taste was certainly different, with a more gamey and meaty element, similar in some respects to ground lamb.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

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