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By adamg - 11/17/22 - 1:38 pm

Our own Cybah took some video of the snow that wasn't supposed to fall on Chelsea, or anywhere else within 128, but did (update: Or didn't, since it was graupel): Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/22 - 11:59 am

Boston and Chelsea managed to reduce Covid-19 rates among their public school students and staff simply by requiring them to keep wearing masks after the state lifted its requirements, researchers report in a recent New England Journal of Medicine article. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/22 - 9:24 pm
Moon rising over the Tobin Bridge

Matt Frank knew to get in place for tonight's moonrise over the Tobin Bridge.

By adamg - 9/7/22 - 7:32 pm

Live Boston has the scoop: When Bill Forry of the Dorchester Reporter tweeted last night that Kevin Hayden would soon address his supporters as the new permanent DA, somebody at Transit Police responded that Hayden didn't win so the election so much as the Globe, due to its last-minute stories on Ricardo Arroyo. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 11:00 pm

WBUR reports Acting Suffolk County DA Kevin Hayden has defeated Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo for a four-year term as DA.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 9:30 pm

Caroline Goggin at WHDH reports on an order by a Suffolk Superior Court judge today that orders BPD to release the redacted contents of a 2005 BPD file on an investigation into what Ricardo Arroyo did or didn't do to two fellow O'Bryant students in 2005. Arroyo, running for DA, says he didn't do anything and didn't even know there had been an investigation until the Globe contacted him this year.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 10:22 am

The Globe interviews one of the two women BPD allegedly investigated DA candidate Ricardo Arroyo for attacking when they were in high school, and that she stands by her story of "the coerced sex, the mental manipulation, threats she said he sent her." Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/22 - 11:46 am

Leaders of JP Progressives, which endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for Suffolk County DA earlier this month, report they spent more than two days this week trying to figure out what to do after news broke of the sexual-assault allegations against him. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 2:46 pm

Somebody dropped some paperwork on the Globe about two investigations into alleged sexual attacks by City Councilor and DA candidate Ricardo Arroyo when he was a student at the O'Bryant School. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/22 - 11:41 pm
Moon rising through the Tobin Bridge

Matt Frank watched the moon come up through the Tobin Bridge tonight.

By adamg - 8/7/22 - 9:47 pm
Storm lets loose over Nahant

Joan was at Nahant Beach this afternon when the storm showed up and just burst right over her head. She managed to get a couple of good shots "just before we grabbed our stuff and made a mad dash for the car."

Chelsea Scanner watched the storm advance from Chelsea, and watched the lightning streak down in the direction of Everett and Somerville: Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 9:09 pm
Sunset over Chelsea

ChelseaScanner couldn't help but notice the sunset this evening.

Meanwhile, down in Millennium Park in West Roxbury, Jax was less than impressed: Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:10 am

The Boston Sun reports on the online forum between the two candidates for Suffolk County District Attorney - acting DA Kevin Hayden and Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo.

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.

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