East Boston

By - 8/10/15 - 12:01 pm

Boston Police are continuing to investigate an incident early Sunday in which a car wound up in Boston Harbor mud at the end of Sumner and Marginal streets in East Boston. Read more.

By - 8/7/15 - 11:22 pm
Nantucket Lightship lit up in East Boston

617 Images was on hand this evening when one of the beacons atop the Nantucket Lightship anchored at East Boston was turned on for the first time in 40 years.

By - 8/7/15 - 11:55 am
Proposed residential development in Orient Heights

An auto-repair garage and an old apartment building at 1181 Bennington St. would be torn down and replaced by 44 two-bedroom residential units under a proposal now before the BRA. Read more.

By - 8/6/15 - 3:49 pm
Jet at Logan Airport

John Marotta got a bird's eye view of a Delta Connection Endeavor CRJ900 at sunset at Logan yesterday.

Copyright John Marotta. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/4/15 - 8:10 am
Cloud over Somerville

Teeheehee looked northwest from Somerville as the storm came in this morning.

Earlier in the morning, Leah Klein watched the sun come up over Eagle Hill in East Boston: Read more.

By - 8/1/15 - 3:18 pm

The Boston Fire Department ordered residents out of the four-story building at 175 Maverick St. after a rear brick wall undergoing some work began to collapse around 3 p.m. A few minutes later, fire commanders decided to get residents of 177 Maverick to leave as well.

By - 7/29/15 - 11:29 am

Workers getting off the last train at Maverick could have a place to get some tacos if the Boston Licensing Board approves a 2 a.m. closing time for Taqueria Cancun, 192 1/2 Sumner St.

But if the board votes Thursday to extend the restaurant's closing time from the current 11:30 p.m., owner Jose Torres will have issues with landlady Maria Salgado, who attended the board's hearing this morning with a lawyer to voice her opposition because of the potential impact on the residential tenants in the two floors above the restaurant. Read more.

By - 7/28/15 - 10:04 am

Boston Police report a woman walking on the East Boston Greenway near Sumner Street was attacked around 8:30 a.m. on Monday.

According to the victim, the suspect approached her from behind and indecently assaulted her and then fled on foot. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male believed to be in his early twenties, approximately 5’6” to 5’8” tall, thin build, clean cut, short dark hair, wearing a plain gray t-shirt, black running pants and black sneakers.

By - 7/23/15 - 6:45 pm
People waiting for a bus on State Street due to Blue Line problems

T workers turn into Waldo at State Street: Where are they? Photo by Mister AO.

The T says it's busing passengers between Bowdoin and Airport - except Bowdoin riders are supposed to catch the bus at Government Center - due to a bomb threat that shut Maverick station around 5:30 p.m.

Update: Around 6:48 p.m., Transit Police completed their sweep of the station and re-opened it for service.

By - 7/21/15 - 10:29 am
Fire at East Boston shipyard

A lot of smoke. Photo by Liam Elliott.

Boston firefighters are at the Boston Harbor Marina off Marginal Street, where a 16-foot boat erupted into flames around 10:15 a.m. One person suffered burns.

Paul Nutting captured the scene from across the harbor.

By - 7/17/15 - 11:45 pm

Around 11:15 p.m. on Monmouth Street near Marion. Two black men, dressed in black, one brandishing a large knife, drove off with the man's brown, 2005 Chrysler Sebring, Mass. registration 1AF 243.

By - 7/16/15 - 6:39 pm
Proposed Clippership development

The BRA today approved a 492-unit apartment and condo project at Clippership Wharf in East Boston - some 25 years after the first proposal for the long vacant 12-acre parcel. Read more.

By - 7/13/15 - 1:20 pm
Firefighters at 1215 Bennington St. in East Boston

Firefighters at the scene. Photo by BFD.

A composting barrel got hot enough to start a two-alarm fire that did an estimated $150,000 in damage to an East Boston house today, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 7/11/15 - 9:33 am
Watching the sun set over downtown Boston from a bucket

Yesterday evening, Steve spotted a guy who knows how to watch the sunset over downtown Boston - from a bucket truck at the end of Bremen Street in East Boston.

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

By - 7/3/15 - 12:07 am
By - 6/30/15 - 5:00 pm
East Boston crane in operation

One of the first of East Boston's waterfront luxury buildings is going up. Today, the white crane lifted up a segment of red framing to the top of the red crane, where workers bolted it to the boom to make it longer.

By - 6/29/15 - 3:25 pm

A Phoenix man who may have been a repeat meth trafficker was arrested yesterday in a Logan Airport men's room with a pound of meth in a checked bag, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

State Police already had their eye on alleged meth dealer Micah Gibson, 38, when he arrived on a Delta flight at Terminal A yesterday morning, the DA's office reports: Read more.

By - 6/23/15 - 8:50 pm
Amazing sky over Fenway park

Curt Nickisch watched the sunset at Fenway tonight.

Of course, it wasn't just over Fenway that the sunset was amazing.

Rachel Anne Miller took in the sunset over Kendall Square: Read more.

By - 6/23/15 - 6:10 pm

The Forward's Martyna Starosta visited the New England Casket Co. in East Boston for a look at how Jewish caskets are changing. They're still all wood - workers go over caskets with a metal detector to make sure - but they're not all plain pine boxes anymore.

By - 6/22/15 - 8:26 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports what turned into a two-alarm fire at 195 Condor St. sent one resident to the hospital with smoke inhalation and one firefighter with heat exhaustion.

The department says seven residents were displaced by the fire, reported around 5 p.m. Damage was estimated at $100,000. The cause is under investigation.