South Boston

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.

By - 8/6/17 - 12:12 pm

The Globe reports some Boston developers have discovered how to get satisfying low-interest loans intended to aid poor communities by drawing up maps that show them as part of such communities, when they're not - one South Boston Waterfront developer is saving millions based on a map that excludes the non-project parts of Southie and extends to Mattapan Square.

By - 8/4/17 - 4:02 pm

A man with convictions for manslaughter and armed assault to rob and his brother were arrested following raids on their apartments on East 4 Street yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 8/1/17 - 5:01 pm

A man who didn't feel like leaving a Seaport bar at closing early one May morning now faces criminal charges - and is recovering from the wound he gave himself when he attacked the bouncer trying to get him to leave - a State Police trooper and bar managers told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 7/28/17 - 12:59 pm
Batcycle gets a ticket in Fort Point

A roving UHub photographer spotted this Batcycle with a fresh Boston parking ticket on Summer Street in Fort Point today.

By - 7/28/17 - 12:34 pm

The Harvard Gazette reports Harvard and MIT boffins are using the database of Google Street Views to show how cities' landscapes are changing. And South Boston's W. 1 Street is one of their examples.

By - 7/27/17 - 11:45 am
Flipped truck in the Seaport area.

Manu shows us the tractor trailer now resting on its side after flipping shortly before 11 a.m. at Congress and B streets. He reports the driver was taken away in an ambulance. Read more

By - 7/24/17 - 2:58 pm

Candidates for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown, Bay Village) seat now held by Bill Linehan get a chance to explain why they should succeed him at a forum Wednesday evening. Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 10:33 pm

WFXT reports on the incident on Columbia Road, where the temperature was 87.

By - 7/20/17 - 4:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say broke into the 7-Eleven on West Broadway near Dorchester Street early this morning and stole 89 packs of Newports and rifled through the scratch tickets. Read more.

By - 7/19/17 - 12:14 am
Fiery sunset over Boston

A roving UHub photographer watched the sun go down from Castle Island on Tuesday.

By - 7/18/17 - 10:41 pm

A developer who won city approval for a six-story, glass-sheathed apartment building on Dorchester Avenue between A and B streets is now asking city permission to put up an eight-story hotel with 159 rooms instead. Read more.

By - 7/18/17 - 5:17 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to "an ongoing signal problem" at Andrew.

By - 7/16/17 - 3:47 pm
M Street beach in South Boston

Mike reports a packed beach at M Street in South Boston today.

Jordan Frias reports a packed Toscanini's in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/15/17 - 11:06 am
Towing sail boats through Boston Harbor

A guy in a motorboat towed several sailboats past Castle Island from the direction of the harbor islands towards the inner harbor yesterday.

By - 7/13/17 - 12:32 am

The Department of Justice says it's settled a lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over a Deer Island power cable under Boston Harbor the government had said was not buried deeply enough to allow for planned dredging to let the Conley Terminal in South Boston handle larger ships. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 1:05 pm

Associated Press reports the company is leasing space in a Fort Point building.

By - 7/10/17 - 3:36 pm

Bampunim Teixeira, 30, was again ordered held without bail on charges he murdered two doctors in their South Boston condo in May. Read more.