East Boston

By - 11/26/15 - 1:50 pm

The East Boston Times reports Councilor Sal LaMattina says East Boston is in desperate need of a second middle school.

By - 11/24/15 - 6:29 am

The Boston Fire Department is blaming a plumber's torch for a two-alarm fire at 217 Lexington St. that sent two firefighters to the hospital Monday night.

The fire, called in around 9:15 p.m., did an estimated $200,000 damage, the department says, adding the plumber was working in a third-floor bathroom.

By - 11/17/15 - 8:39 am
Proposed layout of Terminal E international-arrivals expansion at Logan Airport

Proposed layout of Terminal E expansion, to be done in two phases.

With international travel through Logan Airport really taking off, Massport is planning additions to Terminal E that would include new gates, an expanded Customs area and a covered pedestrian walkway to the Airport T station.

In an environmental notification form filed with the state last month, Massport says the expansion will served a growing international travel market that it says will reach 6 million passengers a year in 2022, compared to 4.9 million in 2014. Read more.

By - 11/6/15 - 4:30 pm
Bunny on the Blue Line

UPDATE: Transit Police remind silly rabbits that seats are for kids.

Tamas K-L noticed the fuzzy family (a bunny and two cats, plus their human tenders) hurtling towards Wonderland this afternoon. No word if the woman is named Alice or if the rabbit was late.

Bunny on the B Line.

By - 10/31/15 - 3:21 pm

If you live in the path of Logan Airport departures there's no doubt you were unable to sleep the morning of Saturday, October 31, 2015. He's a chart of the flights from about 5:30 A.M. to about 9:00.
The same data is presented here as a gif.

By - 10/30/15 - 6:47 pm

East Boston Savings Bank, 1 Bennington St., around 6:35 p.m by a white man, about 5'5" in his mid 20s with a beard, wearing black clothes and carrying a black backpack.

By - 10/30/15 - 2:31 pm

An East Boston man was arraigned this week on charges he pretended to be a cop to scam people out of donations - and when the occasion presented itself, a little B&E. Read more.

By - 10/29/15 - 9:09 am

The Globe reports on the growing horde of college students moving into East Boston, driving out immigrants and driving up local prices (already tacos that used to go for $1 have jumped to $3). But in one of those picture-tells-a-thousand-words moments, the story is illustrated by a photo that proves you can now rent an apartment on Havre Street that comes with stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops.

By - 10/25/15 - 7:22 pm
Curved clouds in East Boston

Jocelyn photographed a distinct cloud line just before sunset in East Boston this evening.

Meanwhile, your faithful and ob'd't editor saw the line from Westwood: Read more.

By - 10/24/15 - 9:24 am

The other day, Steve shared the wharf at the end of Lewis Street in East Boston at sunset with another photographer.

Copyright Steve. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 10/19/15 - 12:57 pm
Copy of a note left on a car on Cottage Street in East Boston

We can only imagine what was in the original note left on the windshield of this car on Cottage Street up on Jeffries Point, that this note - captured by Sean M. - is in response to. But given that the car still has New York plates and inspection stickers, and given that this is Boston, we have a pretty good idea.

By - 10/14/15 - 11:47 am

"Fall is OK, I guess," RADeLisle says after looking down Cottage Street in East Boston this morning.

By - 10/8/15 - 3:36 pm

A San Jose, CA, man spent the night at a State Police barracks after, State Police say, Zeva the Belgian Malinois drug dog sniffed what turned out to be roughly 100 pounds of marijuana in his luggage. Read more.

By - 10/3/15 - 11:33 pm

Received non-life-threatening cuts to the hand around 11:25 p.m. at the Calderon Market, 140 Princeton St.

By - 10/2/15 - 8:23 am

Massport is conducting "a large-scale emergency drill" at Logan Airport between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. today, so don't get alarmed if you see fire, smoke and lots of firetrucks and emergency vehicles with flashing lights.

By - 9/30/15 - 10:19 pm

Around 10:10 p.m. on Sumner Street near London - although the victim was found on Border.

By - 9/25/15 - 8:27 am
Sunrise over inner Boston Harbor and the Tobin Bridge

Ryan went for a walk this morning and captured Boston Harbor and the Tobin Bridge.

By - 9/24/15 - 1:30 pm

An East Boston resident has started an online petition demanding her elected officials do everything they can to rid the neighborhood of the horror that are bicycle lanes - and they better not forget she votes. Read more.