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By adamg - 5/5/22 - 3:26 pm

Seems MassDOT figured a right of way within 100 feet of Chelsea Housing Authority apartments was just the place to dump the remains of a project in Saugus and Lynn. City officials and a local environmental group are outraged and the state Department of Environmental Protection, which says nobody asked it about where ditch the stuff, is now trying to get it all removed.

By adamg - 4/29/22 - 3:49 pm

Floramo's Restaurant in Chelsea, MA

Boston Restaurant Talk reports plans are in the works to tear down Floramo's on Everett Avenue in Chelsea - where "the meat falls off the bone" - to make way for an 11-story life-sciences lab building.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 11:31 pm

Around 11 p.m., a man jumped off the Meridian Street Bridge between East Boston and Chelsea. Boston Police, State Police and Boston Fire boats converged on the scene. State troopers got to the man, who was swimming in Chelsea Creek, first and pulled him out of the water. He appeared to be physically fine, but they took him to the Coast Guard base in the North End to be check out by EMTs. The bridge was shut during the rescue operation.

By adamg - 3/24/22 - 8:31 pm

WBUR reports that Suffolk County - Boston and three far smaller communities - lost 24,000 people from 2020 to 2021.

By adamg - 3/23/22 - 4:39 pm
Moon bubble

Matt Frank captured a daytime setting moon over the Chelsea Soldiers Home this morning, including one shot that looked like they'd managed to turn an old smokestack into a bubble maker.

By adamg - 2/22/22 - 11:53 am

CommonWealth Magazine surveys the race for Suffolk County District Attorney so far, between Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, a Rollins supporter, and Baker appointee Kevin Hayden, who is more of a moderate.

By adamg - 2/17/22 - 9:18 am

WBZ reports that Kevin Hayden, appointed by Gov. Baker to fill out Rachael Rollins's term as Suffolk County DA, will run for the post this fall.

District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, a former public defender, has already announced he's running for the position, which oversees prosecutors for Boston, Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 9:04 am

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo is set to announce this morning that he's running for Suffolk County District Attorney in the fall elections. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 11:55 pm
Flooded Morrissey

Photo by Paul Nutting Jr.

Paul Nutting Jr. videoed Morrissey Boulevard flooding today near Malibu Beach: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 7:33 pm

Karyn Regal at WBZ Newsradio reports the company that runs the Chelsea Street Bridge has fired the two workers on duty when the bridge's center span rose with an occupied car on it on Friday.

By adamg - 1/23/22 - 1:58 pm

Randy Andrews posted video Friday showing how lucky one driver is that the Chelsea Street Bridge lifts its center section straight up, rather than having a more traditional design with two sections that lift up at an angle: Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/22 - 1:33 pm
Large Dunkin' iced coffee in the snow

Our own Cybah reports the area in front of Chelsea City Hall got one large Dunkin' iced-coffee cup's worth of snow this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/22 - 8:15 pm

The State House News Service reports Gov. Baker has named Kevin Hayden, a former Suffolk County prosecutor who now chairs the state Sex Offender Registry Board, to fill the remainder of Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollin's term after Rollins leaves shortly to become US Attorney for Massachusetts. Voters will choose a four-year replacement in November.

By adamg - 1/5/22 - 12:30 pm

Sandy Zamor Calixte, who has worked for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department since 2006, announced today she is running for the top job in this fall's election. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 3:37 pm

Vice President Kamala Harris had to cast the deciding vote, but the US Senate today confirmed Suffolk County District Attorney as the US Attorney for Massachusetts. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/21 - 12:55 pm
Sunrise over Chelsea

Chelsea Scanner was up at the crack of dawn this morning in his hometown.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 9:24 pm

NBC Boston reports Senate Democrats got Rachael Rollins's name out of committee tonight and toward a final vote by the full Senate. If confirmed as US Attorney for Massachusetts, she would leave her job as Suffolk County DA. Gov. Baker would then name a replacement for the remainder of her term, which runs through 2022.

By adamg - 11/24/21 - 1:45 pm

The Chelsea Record interviews Richard Katz, owner of the eponymous bagel place in Chelsea, who recounts his youth, his shop and where his customers come from:

I see people from Indiana, Michigan, coming down to take bagels down to Florida because the bagels from Florida suck.

By adamg - 11/19/21 - 10:29 pm

A federal judge today ordered a sentence longer than requested by prosecutors for a Dorchester man who led state troopers on a chase when one tried pulling him over in his Focus for excessive window tint on Storrow Drive and ended when he crashed into two cars in Chelsea on Aug. 10, 2018. Read more.

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