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By adamg - 12/24/19 - 10:30 am

Chelsea Scanner reports on some pizza slapping at the Chelsea Market Basket yesterday on Festivus evening:

One individual slapped a slice of pizza out of another individuals hand while he was eating it... Per the detail officer. Peace was restored....

By adamg - 12/3/19 - 8:32 am

WCVB reports on the 1:30 a.m. crash.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 9:38 pm
Tobin bridge at sunset

Matt Frank looked towards the Tobin Bridge from Chelsea this evening.

Pat Quintin took in an equally stunning view of the sunset from the Mass. Ave. Bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/19 - 11:29 pm
Wanted car

Chelsea PD looking for small red SUV in connection with gunfire.

Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes reports somebody fired off more than 24 rounds at Tudor and Lawrence streets tonight. Nobody injured. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/19 - 9:47 pm
Smashed car

Photo via Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes

Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes reports local and state police and the Chelsea Fire Department: Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 11:53 pm
Two dogs on Tobin Bridge

Photo by State Police.

State Police report that around 3:30 p.m. these tail waggers decided to see what was on the other side of the Tobin Bridge - and would have made it but for a couple of motorists who figured a high bridge over the Mystic River was not a good place for wandering puppers: Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 9:56 pm
Chelsea waterfront at king tide

Matt Frank snapped the flooded banks of Chelsea Creek at today's king tide from a water taxi.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 2:47 pm

Bryan Greenhagen, founder of Mystic Brewery, announced today the brewery will be winding down over the next few weeks:

During this time we will be celebrating what our brewery has accomplished by releasing some final batches, special beers, and selling off our beer archive as well as selling off all of our barrels to the public.

By adamg - 9/21/19 - 11:08 am

A federal appeals court yesterday rejected a local MS-13 leader's argument that he "withdrew" from the gang once he was tossed in prison, saying that he continued to direct gang activities from behind prison walls - including ordering the murder of a member he thought had snitched. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 9:11 pm
Sunset over the Tobin Bridge

Matt Frank took a stroll along Chelsea Creek and looked out towards the Tobin Bridge this evening.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:15 am
Moon over Chelsea

Matt Frank caught the moon in the mist over Chelsea City Hall last night.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 9:38 am

A federal jury yesterday convicted Burhan Ud Din, 50, of Watertown, on six counts of failing to collect and pay withholding taxes at the fried-chicken take-out places he ran on Tremont Street in Roxbury and in Chelsea, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 1:22 pm

State Police report a man was beaten so seriously around 11:30 this morning in Mary O'Malley Park off Commandant's Way in Chelsea that his injuries are considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/19 - 10:54 pm
Chelsea carnival at sunset

Matt Frank went to the carnival in Chelsea this evening (more carnival details).

Chelsea wasn't the only place with a dramatic sunset: Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:43 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Nery Rodriguez Diaz, 19, a Salvadoran national living in Chelsea, to 14 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to being an alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 2:42 pm

Construction contractor Consigli posted drone video of today's fall of the Chelsea Soldiers Home water tower, part of the work to build a new, $200-million, 154-bed long-term care facility for veterans: Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/19 - 12:24 pm

WFXT reports ICE agents went into the Chelsea and East Boston courts this week to arrest two men they say are here illegally and who were facing local charges - one an alleged MS-13 member, one an alleged member of the rival 18th Street Gang.

Two DAs, public defenders sue to keep ICE out of local courthouses.

By adamg - 4/22/19 - 1:56 pm

Visualizing environmental justice on the Chelsea Creek

Researchers from Northeastern, the MIT Media Lab and Chelsea's GreenRoots worked with local teens from along Chelsea Creek to graphically illustrate ongoing chemical discharges into the river, which basically serves as a funnel for most of the Boston area's heating oil, jet fuel and road salt.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 5:26 pm

Transit Police report the woman killed at a ramp to the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea this morning was Mary Pettiglio, 60, of East Boston.

They add the driver of the 111 bus, not named, was suspended as they and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office investigate the crash.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 9:25 am
Crash scene at ramp to Tobin Bridge

NBC Boston reports on the death around 5:40 a.m. on Everett Avenue, involving a Route 111 bus and a 60-year-old local resident.

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