South Boston

By - 9/7/17 - 11:51 am

Skanska said today that PTC is leasing 250,000 square feet of space in its new 17-story office tower at 121 Seaport Blvd. and will move its corporate headquarters there from Needham. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 9:11 am
Mike and Beast

TrueNE_79 reports that Curtis, a homeless man well known on either side of Fort Point Channel, has his Beast back. Beast had gone missing late last month, but:

Was found down in Seaport, leash wrapped around a tree...poor boy. Everyone's fine though.

By - 9/4/17 - 5:29 pm
South Boston chicken

A concerned citizen squawked to the city today about this chicken running loose in front of the post office on East 3 St. We will all poulet for you, little buddy.

By - 9/4/17 - 12:28 pm

The Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday hears from Better Bagels, seeking a license to bring "New York style" bagels to 83 Seaport Blvd., across from District Hall.

The board's hearings start at 10 a.m. in Rm. 809 in City Hall.

By - 8/31/17 - 6:44 pm

The phone number on the original flyer was incorrect. The correct number is 617-858-5963 Also, this Twitter post says BTD building, but it's referring to the Ted Williams Tunnel vent building. Beast was seen there yesterday morning. Please share.
https://twitter.com/TrueNE_79/status/903249309222785024

By - 8/29/17 - 10:29 pm
Cullers

A man arrested for aiming a camera up a woman's skirt at Porter on the Red Line last fall was arrested Sunday afternoon for aiming a camera up a woman's skirt at Broadway station, Transit Police report.

According to police: Read more.

By - 8/28/17 - 2:26 pm
Firefighters work on burning trash truck

Boston firefighters use saw to cut open truck. Photo by BFD.

A trash truck burst into flames in the Ted Williams Tunnel around 12:50 p.m., shutting the tunnel and sending a plume of black smoke high into the air by way of the tunnel exhaust-vent building across from the South Boston convention center. Read more.

By - 8/26/17 - 2:57 pm

The Globe reports Millennium Partners is beginning to talk up a $100-million proposal for a tramway from South Station to the Seaport.

By - 8/25/17 - 1:13 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday found Croke Park did nothing wrong in the way it handled an incident early on July 5 in which several women were coated with pepper spray. Read more.

By - 8/22/17 - 11:23 am

UPDATE: Bar found not at fault.

There are two things everybody involved can agree on: Around 1:30 a.m. on July 5, the small entryway at Croke Park, 268 West Broadway, was filled with both pepper spray and a group of angry women. Read more.

By - 8/20/17 - 12:58 am

Around 12:45 a.m. on 7 Carmody Ct., off Mercer Street. Nobody hit.

By - 8/16/17 - 11:04 pm
Jane Richard at groundbreaking for Martin's Park

Adam Castiglioni watched as Jane Richard of Dorchester spoke at the groundbreaking for the park to be named for her brother, Martin, who died in the Marathon bombings.

WBZ has more on her comments and the park.

By - 8/16/17 - 9:58 am

A worker at the Gillette plant in South Boston and two accomplices have pleaded guilty to federal charges that they stole shaving cartridges hot off the assembly line to sell online, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 8/12/17 - 10:51 am

WGBH reports on how the ICA is promising to behave and let the public continue to stroll along the harbor on land that's supposed to be open to the public even on nights when it charges guests $20 to mingle at exclusive parties there.

By - 8/12/17 - 10:46 am

Garfinkel of the Herald explains how he got into position to capture photos of that Russian jet that paid us a visit yesterday.

I ran out of the Herald's offices and onto Southie's D St. and got in my car and drove to East 1st st. I looked to my left as I was driving and there it was, flying over the old Edison plant on L St.

By - 8/11/17 - 11:16 am

The BHA has selected WinnDevelopment to completely replace the 1,000-unit Mary Ellen McCormack project and add roughly 2,000 more units to the 27-acre site that will include market-rate rentals and condominiums. Read more.

By - 8/10/17 - 4:59 pm

A South Boston Municipal Court judge today declared Richard Higgins of Attleboro "dangerous" and ordered him held without bail for four months, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 8/10/17 - 2:18 pm
Low-hanging wire

A handy citizen who presumably can tell the difference between cable, telephone and electrical wires shows the city just how low one wire on Loring Street in South Boston is.

By - 8/9/17 - 3:46 pm

B&E South Boston

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police have released video of "a person of interest" for a series of break-ins and attempted burglaries in the Dorchester Heights area of South Boston over the past two days - all through open windows. Read more.

By - 8/7/17 - 4:50 pm

Richard Higgins, 78, of Attleboro, was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing following a weekend incident in which he allegedly sent a 12-year-old girl flying into the air on Old Colony Avenue while under the influence of both alcohol and a narcotic, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.