Charlestown

By - 12/17/15 - 10:18 am

Boston and State Police started reopening roads and ramps around Sullivan Square around 10 a.m.

Photo of the scene.

By - 12/13/15 - 2:15 pm

A citizen of the townie persuasion takes a photo of a broken-down craptastic table or bookshelf by the side of Medford Street in Charlestown and yawps:

This isn't Allston yuppies. Clean it up!

By - 12/4/15 - 10:08 am

A concerned citizen reported this morning:

What is all over the street around Sullivan Sq? It's a fine powder that's being thrown up into the air whenever making a cloud you can't see 20 feet through? Is it a chemical from a truck? There is tons of it! Please clean it up!

By - 11/22/15 - 3:22 pm
I-93 car fire

Cara and Christopher report a car fire on I-93 northbound at the Charlestown/Somerville line that can be smelled from the Community College T stop and which now has traffic backed to the tunnel.

By - 11/11/15 - 9:26 am

State Police report arresting Gary Pimentel, 20, of Charlestown, on charges he reacted to some sort of traffic conflict on an I-93 ramp by pointing a realistic-looking toy gun at another driver around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 11/2/15 - 6:27 am
Plane over Zakim Bridge in Boston

Nick Cosky was taking a long-exposure photo of the Zakim from North Point Park in Cambridge when a plane flew by last night.

By - 10/26/15 - 8:29 am

Boston Police report officers rescued a man who'd fallen off Constellation Wharf while urinating into the harbor early Saturday. Read more.

By - 10/25/15 - 1:25 pm
Reserved parking space in Charlestown

A distressed citizen complains about the new ZipCar-only parking spaces on Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown: Read more.

By - 10/23/15 - 10:02 am
Over the top Halloween thing in Charlestown

A concerned citizen is goblinsmacked over this Halloween decoration at High and School streets in Charlestown:

Halloween decorations completely blocking the sidewalk.

By - 10/4/15 - 4:58 pm

A Charlestown man who's served federal time for beating up two park rangers near the Bunker Hill Monument is in trouble with the law again - this time on charges he held up a local bank and convenience store. Read more.

By - 10/1/15 - 2:19 pm

The Boston Housing Authority said today it's chosen Corcoran Jennison of Dorchester to completely rebuild and expand the Bunker Hill development into a mixed-income community. Read more.

By - 9/30/15 - 7:43 am

The Globe reports the city of Boston has filed a second lawsuit to try to block the Wynn casino - this time focusing on environmental and Sullivan Square traffic concerns, rather than the alleged corruption angle that was getting laughed out of court.

By - 9/17/15 - 11:30 am
Firefighters in the Casella recycling building in Charlestown

Firefighters with soaking trash. Photo by BFD.

A stubborn trash fire that erupted around 11:20 a.m. at Casella Waste Systems off Rutherford Avenue sent five firefighters to the hospital with injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 9/4/15 - 2:57 pm

In the second judicial defeat for the BRA in a week involving waterfront land, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today the developer of an apartment complex in Charlestown has to comply with a state order to set aside most of its ground floor for "public accommodation" uses under state waterfront regulations.Read more.

By - 8/28/15 - 9:55 pm

Late Friday, state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton signed off on the Wynn casino planned for Everett, removing a major hurdle for the project.

Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria was all woot woot: Read more.

By - 8/27/15 - 5:58 pm
Yacht for sale in Boston

It's a good thing Adam Castaglioni didn't have his checkbook with him on a visit to a Charlestown marina today.

By - 8/19/15 - 12:14 pm
Sullivan Square suspects

Transit Police report they are looking for a trio in connection with an attack just outside the Sullivan Square Orange Line stop with injuries around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 8/12/15 - 11:46 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of pubs in Somerville and Waltham turn the failed Papagayo Mexican restaurant in Charlestown's City Square into a pub called Blackmoor Tavern. Read more.

By - 7/31/15 - 9:25 am

Boston Police are investigating the death of a motorcyclist in a crash around 11:05 p.m. on Thursday at 55 Cambridge St.

A police spokesman said the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved and that the driver was pronounced dead at the scene; said additional information was not available this morning.