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    Chelsea announces plan for facelift

    City officials in Chelsea have announced a $20 million project to improve traffic and pedestrian safety, with construction expected to take years.

  • chelsea April 17, 2024 8:30 pm

    Judge denies lower bail for Chelsea mom charged in 3-year-old son's death

    A judge denied a Massachusetts mother’s request for a lower bail as she awaits trial in the death of her 3-year-old son. Jennifer Prudencio, 25, of Chelsea, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment after her son, Yael Guardado Prudencio, was found unresponsive inside their Spencer Avenue apartment on April 7. Prudencio pleaded not guilty last week and was…

  • chelsea April 11, 2024 6:35 am

    Questions set to be answered on Chelsea migrant shelter

    The migrant shelter crisis in Massachusetts is once again in the limelight, as the former Chelsea Soldiers’ Home is set to be turned into a new temporary shelter. The shelter can accommodate about 100 or so families when up and running, Secretary of Veterans Services Dr. Jon Santiago noted in a statement last month, and it’s supposed to be opening…

  • chelsea April 10, 2024 5:27 pm

    Chelsea mom was out drinking at a bar on night her 3-year-old son died, prosecutor says

    New details emerged when a mother from Chelsea, Massachusetts, charged in the death of her 3-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday. Jennifer Prudencio, 25, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment after her son, Yael Guardado Prudencio, was found unresponsive Sunday inside their Spencer Avenue apartment, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said. She pleaded not guilty and was…

  • chelsea March 30, 2024 11:44 am

    Woman dead after crash in Chelsea

    Police say a woman was killed after a crash around 7:15 on Second Street.

  • chelsea March 30, 2024 6:42 am

    Woman killed in crash in Chelsea

    Officers tried to save the woman as soon as they got there, but unfortunately she succumbed to her injuries.

  • chelsea March 30, 2024 12:00 am

    Pedestrian killed in Chelsea crash

    A woman was killed in a pedestrian crash Friday evening in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Police in Chelsea say the crash occurred on Second Street. Officers responded around 7:15 p.m. Officers provided aid to the woman, who police say succumbed to her injuries. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said. “When we came by here,…

  • chelsea March 27, 2024 3:04 pm

    Police searching for Chelsea woman reported missing last week

    Police in Chelsea, Massachusetts, are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who has been missing since last week. Christine Gouveia, 36, was reported missing out of Chelsea on Friday. Her family said she was last seen on March 17. Police said she suffers from mental health issues and could be in the New Hampshire area. She is…

  • chelsea March 1, 2024 11:59 pm

    Dozens forced from their homes by fire in Chelsea

    A raging fire in Chelsea, Massachusetts, consumed several multi-family homes Friday morning, leaving around 40 people displaced at least for the night. The flames spread quickly and firefighters from several cities were called in to extinguish the blaze on Maverick Street. Chelsea Fire Chief Leonard Albanese said the fire is believed to have started in the back of one of…

  • chelsea February 23, 2024 7:37 pm

    Man arrested in deadly Charlestown hit-and-run crash near Encore

    A man was arrested in a deadly December hit-and-run in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood, near the Encore casino, on Friday, police said. Jaydon A. Colon, 22, was arrested on Carter Street in Chelsea Friday morning at 7:45, local police said. He was wanted on charges including motor vehicle homicide by reckless operation. Boston police were seen making an arrest Friday morning…

  • chelsea February 20, 2024 12:18 pm

    Major delays due to 2 rollover crashes on Route 1 south on Tobin Bridge

    Major delays are being reported following two rollover crashes on Route 1 south on the Tobin Bridge near the Chelsea-Boston line. There was no immediate word on any injuries. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said in a social media post that the right and center lanes are closed and delays should be expected. The scene was cleared and all lanes…

  • chelsea February 20, 2024 7:15 pm

    Chelsea nonprofit opens as day shelter for migrants

    A nonprofit in Chelsea, Massachusetts, opened its doors Tuesday as a day shelter for people in need of homes.     La Colaborativa  — or the Collaborative in English — had been working with the state for several weeks to make room inside their offices and be able to shelter 200 people during the day. “In total right now, we have 212 people,…

  • chelsea January 22, 2024 10:48 pm

    Arrest made after Chelsea shooting leaves young person injured

    A young person was injured in a shooting Monday evening in Chelsea, Massachusetts, police said. The shooting happened on Bellingham Street. Police say the victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to recover. Another young person has been arrested and faces charges out of juvenile court, authorities said. They did not share the age of…

  • chelsea December 6, 2023 12:25 pm

    Police: Credit card skimmer found at Market Basket in Chelsea

    More credit card skimmers are cropping up inside stores in the Commonwealth. The latest community to be hit by these scamming devices is Chelsea, Massachusetts. Chelsea police are advising shoppers to visibly check any electronic device that requires the use of a bank card — before inserting your card — especially at grocery stores like Market Basket. However, this does…

  • chelsea December 5, 2023 12:37 pm

    19-year-old arrested in connection to Chelsea stabbing due in court

    A 19-year-old will face a judge on Tuesday after being arrested in connection to a stabbing in Chelsea, Massachusetts, according to authorities. Chelsea police said they’re not sure how many people in total were involved in this fight, but have two in custody, including Kenny Cuyuch of East Boston. All those involved are believed to be male and under 21….

  • chelsea December 2, 2023 12:58 pm

    Missing Chelsea 11-year-old found safe

    Authorities found missing girl in Chelsea, Massachusetts safe. She was last known to be walking small dog in the area of Bellingham Square on Friday.

  • chelsea November 22, 2023 1:28 pm

    Popular restaurant, apartments destroyed in fire on Broadway in Chelsea

    A building housing a popular restaurant and multiple apartments in Chelsea, Massachusetts, was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported around 8:15 a.m. in the 300 block of Broadway, and about 50 firefighters from Chelsea, Revere, Lynn, Medford and other area communities helped battle the blaze. The building houses Los Amigos restaurant, with apartments above. Two…

  • chelsea November 9, 2023 4:09 pm

    MS-13 member charged in 2010 killing under Chelsea bridge, feds say

    A suspected MS-13 gang member was arrested Wednesday in the killing of a man under a Massachusetts bridge in 2010, authorities said, after investigators matched his voice to a recording in which he allegedly acknowledged he took part in the killing. Adam Rodriguez, 33, was indicted Wednesday on a racketeering conspiracy, or RICO, charge, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Massachusetts…

  • chelsea November 8, 2023 12:03 am

    Man faces animal cruelty charge after police find dead dog in Chelsea apartment

    A man is facing an animal cruelty charge after police found a decomposing dog inside his apartment in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Massi Ennis, 24, was arraigned Friday in Chelsea District Court and bail was set at $500, according to the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office. He was ordered to have no contact with dogs or other pets and is scheduled to return…

  • chelsea October 24, 2023 11:20 pm

    14-year-old accused of threatening to ‘shoot everyone' at Chelsea school

    A 14-year-old boy is facing charges after allegedly threatening to shoot up a school in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The office of Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden said the boy, whose name was not released, was arraigned Monday in Boston Juvenile Court. Police responded to Shore Educational Collaborative on Revere Beach Parkway on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 17, when the…

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