Chelsea

By - 10/15/13 - 10:52 am

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for causing the bus he was on to veer into a parked car on Broadway Street in Chelsea around 9:28 p.m. on Sunday, setting off a chain-reaction collision in which two other vehicles were also damaged.

For some reason, the man didn't wait around for police to arrive. If you know him, contact detectives at... Read more

By - 10/5/13 - 9:27 am
Pooping cows

A concerned citizen files a complaint from above the Mystic:

These cows just pooped all over the lower deck of the Tobin Bridge. Got on cars. Could someone please cleanup? Rain won't get there. Thanks.

By - 9/25/13 - 4:10 pm

Ed Baur is chronicling mystery booms in Chelsea: Around 3:40 p.m., numerous people reported a loud bang in the Bellingham Square area, but firefighters sent out to investigate couldn't find anything that looked like it had just exploded, so they returned to their quarters - only to roll out again around 4 p.m. to investigate something at 2 Lawrence St., which also turned... Read more

By - 9/20/13 - 4:16 pm

Vriky Santos, 22, of Chelsea, was arraigned today on a charge of aggravated rape for a July incident at Explorer Post 109 at the Chelsea Community Fitness Center on Shurtleff Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Chelsea Police report.

Authorities first learned of the charged incident when the victim disclosed the abuse to friends and then personnel at a Chelsea school; the school

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By - 9/3/13 - 10:06 am

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Jean Jackson, the owner of La Paix barber shop at 1059 Hyde Park Avenue in Boston, testifies how Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins unlawfully pulled out his badge and demanded that the store owner remove Douglas Bennett for Sheriff's sign "because it was too early to put up campaign

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By - 8/22/13 - 6:45 am

BOSTON- Steven Tompkins will face a BMC Roxbury District Court Criminal Magistrate over Theft and Property Destruction on September 10, 2013.

Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins of 106 Williams Street in Hyde Park will face a Criminal Magistrate over the theft and property destruction of rival Sheriff Candidate Douglas Bennett’s campaign signs in Egleston Square in Roxbury last Wednesday August 14, 2013 between... Read more

By - 7/25/13 - 10:07 am

The federal government says a wind turbine at a dormant mixed-use development in Chelsea isn't generating as much electricity as its owners claimed and is demanding the return of more than half the money the project got from a federal stimulus program.

In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, the US Attorney's office demands the return of $372,000 in American Recovery... Read more

By - 6/28/13 - 2:11 pm

Around 1:30 p.m., Lily Goldman reported:

North Station train traffic halted due to naked trespasser on the tracks in Chelsea according to conductor.

Ed Bauer, however, reported only that:

PD responding to the "Third St. Railroad Crossing" for an individual sitting on the Tracks No Shirt and Headphones on.

This is the second afternoon in a row commuter rail has been disrupted by... Read more

By - 5/29/13 - 11:13 pm

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BOSTON- Dorchester’s Douglas Bennett for Sheriff of Suffolk County.

Bennett's statement is as follows and he will be explaining to the voters why they should vote for him tomorrow morning Friday May 31th at 7AM on TOUCH 106.1FM:

"With the appointment of Andrea Cabral to the Public Safety Cabinet Position in the Governor’s administration, there will be a special election in September

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By - 4/22/13 - 12:28 pm

A Chelsea man was charged last week with a variety of gun charges and with charges of possession of Class A, B, D and E drugs (but not C), the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Among the charges facing Melvin Jones, 39: Illegal possession of a gun that had been stolen from an evidence locker at Chelsea District Court - a black Norinco 9-mm... Read more

By - 4/2/13 - 8:51 pm

A 72-year-old Chelsea man with a record of drug and gun charges dating to 1968 was pulled out of his Prius Friday afternoon and arrested after police found ammo and numerous prescription pain pills on him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The DA's office adds Frederick J. Bonamo's arrest came after police executed a search warrant at two apartments he rents in a... Read more

By - 3/6/13 - 9:54 am

A man with several aliases was ordered held on bail today on charges he shot Elder Morales, 21, to death around 9 p.m. yesterday at 52 Blossom St., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Chelsea Police report.

The suspect, known as Jonathan Castro, Manuel Castro and Manuel Jonathan Castro Menjivar, 22, was arrested this morning.

The DA's office provided this account:

[Assistant District

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By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/27/13 - 5:33 pm

State House News Service reports the state Department of Transportation plans to replace Tobin Bridge tollbooths with an "open tolling" system that will either debit your E-ZPass account or snap a photo of your license plate and then send you a bill. Could be in place by year's end.

By - 2/11/13 - 4:04 pm

A Chelsea man faces drug-trafficking charges for the meth-stuffed Valentine's Day bear he allegedly accepted delivery of last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adding the package also contained several unadulterated heart-shaped Whitman's Samplers boxes of chocolate.

The DA's office reports postal inspectors noticed something odd about a package addressed to "Larry Lajoicki" at a Chelsea address and notified State Police, who sent... Read more

By - 1/9/13 - 2:25 pm

VaughanA Chelsea man released from a 2 1/2-jail sentence for drug dealing because his evidence was certified by former state chemist Annie Dookhan wound up back in jail yesterday after police found him in possession of "eight baggies of suspected crack cocaine packaged for individual sale," the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.... Read more

By - 12/13/12 - 11:32 pm

Two men were arraigned today on charges they smashed a Chelsea resident upside the head Sunday as punishment for the sneakers they say he stole from them.

Alexander Guevara, 21, of Chelsea, and Antonio Rivera, 21, of Boston, had bail set at $1,500 and $1,000 respectively, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which provided this account:

Chelsea police responded to the area of

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By - 11/13/12 - 11:58 am

A man found unconscious at the Wyndham Hotel in Chelsea will be arraigned as soon as he recovers from the heroin overdose he got when some of the balloons burst, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Doctors recovered some of the balloons from the stomach of Luis Sanabria-Morales, 40, but he may still have more plastic-coated heroin inside, the DA's office says. Spokesman Jake... Read more

By - 10/29/12 - 6:49 pm

Channel 7 tweets.

Meanwhile, in East Boston, people are reporting bright flashes, possibly from exploding transformers.

By - 8/11/12 - 12:44 pm

Rotting Tobin

Mary J. shows one of the Tobin souvenirs that are now yours for the asking underneath the bridge in Chelsea - although she's not all that entranced, based on her tweet to MassDOT:

A piece of the rotting Tobin bridge on Beacon St. in Chelsea - fix

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