Residents Erupt In Dem City As Migrants Take Over Former Veterans Shelter

By Bo Beard | May 9, 2024

Chelsea Soldiers’ Home

Residents are opposing Massachusetts' plan to convert a former veterans' home in Chelsea into a shelter for 100 migrant families.

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The vacant Chelsea Soldiers’ Home was previously used to house veterans and had been scheduled for demolition.

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“I can’t believe the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, which is for the Vets, is going to [be] used for the immigrants overflow,” Massachusetts resident George Belmonte said. “How about taking care of the homeless vets first? I am all for helping people but how about taking care of those already here and homeless.”