East Boston

By - 9/14/16 - 2:37 pm

Charles Larner, who owns Pier 6 in the Charlestown Navy Yard, said today he'd hire a "launch boat" to offer free shuttle service between the that restaurant and the one he wants to build on the East Boston waterfront - and that he would look to eventually expand the boat runs to other waterfront neighborhoods. Read more.

By - 9/12/16 - 3:48 pm

On Wednesday, the Boston Licensing Board hears the first 14 requests it has for the five "unrestricted" liquor licenses that became available Sept. 1 and which holders can borrow against and then resell. Read more.

By - 9/11/16 - 10:23 pm

A driver who picked up two teens is in the hospital tonight after the pair stabbed him around 6:40 p.m. outside 250 Congress Ave. in Chelsea, Chelsea Police report. Read more.

By - 9/8/16 - 9:11 am
Problems at Maverick station on the Blue Line in East Boston

UPDATE: Trains began running again around 9:20, but with the ever popular residual delays.

Tim Lawrence is among the people who showed up at Maverick Square this morning figuring they'd get downtown pretty quickly. But that was before the Blue Line developed what the T calls "a power problem" and now there are the dreaded "severe" delays. Read more.

By - 9/7/16 - 11:38 am
Stuck truck in East Boston

Storrow Drive is where the little trucks go to die, but Neptune Road and Bennington Street in East Boston is where the big rigs end their lives - and tie up traffic for miles around. Shane Dunn shows us one of the two trucks stuck at the Rte. 1A overpass this morning.

Coulda been worse.

By - 9/5/16 - 11:14 pm
Couch in Boston Harbor off LoPresti Park in East Boston

A concerned citizen reports this couch is just sitting on the rocks off LoPresti Park in East Boston.

By - 9/2/16 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting Angel Ramos, 21, of East Boston, on murder charges for the death of Blanca Lainez, found dead of "traumatic injuries" in a Princeton Street garage on June 15.

Jose Hernandez, 16, was charged with murder in July.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/31/16 - 1:41 am

Updated.

Two people who had just arrived from El Paso, TX died early this morning when a Swampscott man rear-ended their Hampton Inn van on Rte. 1A just outside Logan Airport, State Police report. Read more.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:15 pm

Police responding to reports of a large fight behind the Shaw's, 246 Border St., around 5:10 p.m. found one man stabbed and another with a head injury.

By - 8/25/16 - 11:33 am

Caught in Southie reports the Boston Licensing Board today approved a Starbucks at L Street and Broadway, which will either make City Point great again or result in the heat death of the universe, depending on whom you talk to.

By - 8/25/16 - 10:44 am

UPDATE, 9:30 p.m. Boston Police report they've found and interviewed the woman.

Boston Police report they are looking for a woman who might have something to do with beating death of Blanca Lainez, 19, on Princeton Street on June 15. Read more.

By - 8/24/16 - 9:34 pm

UPDATE: Helicopters are buzzing the area around Egleston Square as well.

Once again, reports are flooding into Helicopter Central here of low-flying, buzzing, really loud choppers just making loops around Boston Harbor, from Logan to Aquarium and back again, over and over again, so we're going to assume they're part of the same mysterious Pentagon/police training exercises we're not supposed to know about, except it's kind of hard to ignore giant blacked out eggbeaters roaring over your heads. Read more.

By - 8/24/16 - 12:47 pm

The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to write a letter of "non-opposition" for a medical-marijuana dispensary proposed for 220 McClellan Highway in East Boston. Read more.

By - 8/21/16 - 7:56 am

Around 2 a.m. outside a hotel on McClellan Highway, WFXT reports.

By - 8/20/16 - 9:50 am

Boston Police report arresting Darius Barry, 18, on charges he fatally stabbed Gage Smith at 214 Paris St. on Wednesday.

Barry, arrested Friday night, is scheduled for arraignment in East Boston Municipal Court on Monday.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/19/16 - 12:20 pm
Smith

Boston Police report the man found suffering a fatal stab wound at 214 Paris St. on Wednesday was Gage Smith, 23, of East Boston.

By - 8/17/16 - 9:29 am

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 7 a.m. at 214 Paris St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 8/6/16 - 12:12 pm
East Boston Trump supporter

John spotted this Trump-approved cart thing puttering along an East Boston street this morning.

By - 8/5/16 - 9:38 am

The East Boston Times reports Massport says it will build Piers Park II as part of its mitigation for expanding Terminal E.

By - 8/4/16 - 8:28 pm
Plane landing at Logan Airport at sunset over Boston Harbor

Photos of Boston watched a plane landing at Logan at sunset this evening.

Adam Castiglioni, meanwhile, watched the sunset from the top of the Pru. Read more.