East Boston

By - 2/18/18 - 1:06 pm
Partially collapsed building.

Not looking good. Photo by Jameson Brown.

A four-story residential building at 4 Winthrop St. is going to need some major repairs before it even is ready for occupancy, Greater Boston Radio reports. Read more.

By - 2/1/18 - 11:24 am
Eagles and Patriots SUV display in East Boston

Roving UHub photographer Marmarin Nasirahmad stopped to admire the Super Bowl display at Danilchuck Auto Body in East Boston, which always uses wrecked vehicles to come up with a display as Boston teams make their championship appearances. They've gotten a lot of practice over the past decade.

By - 1/30/18 - 3:19 pm

A Blue Line train died at Maverick Square, but the MBTA says it's been disposed of and now everything's hunky dory.

By - 1/30/18 - 7:51 am
Flipped car in East Boston

KMV surveyed the damage on Webster Street shortly after midnight. Read more.

By - 1/28/18 - 11:01 pm

300 Bennington St., at Chelsea Street, around 10:40 p.m. The suspect is described as white, 5'6" or 5'7", wearing a black North Face jacket with a fur hood over a red hoodie and a black face mask.

By - 1/22/18 - 1:21 pm
Addison rendering

Architect's rendering.

A New York developer has filed formal plans for 270 residential units in two buildings off Addison Street in East Boston that look more like office or hotel buildings than the sort of five-story developments we've become accustomed to, on a site that will feature plantings and building designs able to withstand the periodic flooding and storm surges that come from being in a flood plain. Read more

By - 1/22/18 - 12:17 pm

The Herald reports the T is soliciting bids from companies to run buses between 1 and 4:15 a.m. from Mattapan into downtown and then up to East Boston and Chelsea for a nine-month pilot.

By - 1/19/18 - 1:27 pm

Craig Lawlor, 25, of Brighton, faces a potential 20-year prison sentence after a Suffolk Superior Court judge found him guilty today for drunkenly plowing into Jersey barriers in the Sumner Tunnel, killing a passenger in his Ram pickup, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 1/16/18 - 2:50 pm

A homeless man formerly from Hingham has been indicted on charges of manslaughter and unarmed robbery of a person over 60 for the 2016 death of an 83-year-old East Boston man in in Belle Isle Marsh - three days after he'd beaten another man there, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 1/10/18 - 9:20 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating an armed robbery early Monday morning on Paris Street in the area of Marion Street that might have turned out even worse if not for a neighbor who heard what was going on. Read more.

By - 1/9/18 - 4:35 pm
Icy Boston Harbor off East Boston

Rebecca went for a walk along Boston Harbor in East Boston today.

Compare to Redsox223's photo of Cape Cod Bay from Eastham a couple days ago.

By - 1/4/18 - 1:01 pm
Seaport Boulevard flooded in South Boston

Miss Lippy reports Seaport Boulevard and Northern Avenue along the South Boston Waterfront have flooded and are getting worse. Video.

The parking lot behind the Chart House on Long Wharf has flooded - along with the cars parked in it - Carty Castaldi reports: Read more.

By - 12/28/17 - 10:25 pm

Anthony's Market, 407 Meridian St., was held up around 10:15 p.m. by three Hispanic men in Halloween masks, who fled in a gray Dodge SUV. They may have held up a liquor store i on Eastern Avenue in Chelsea, on the other side of the Chelsea Street Bridge, earlier in the night.

By - 12/26/17 - 12:22 pm

A Brockton 18-year-old was arraigned on armed-robbery charges today in connection with the death of Duncan Ketter, who authorities say was shot protecting a friend during a pot deal turned robbery and whose body was then dumped at the intersection of Orleans and Marginal streets in East Boston on Dec. 10. Read more.

By - 12/20/17 - 1:53 pm
11 Walley St. proposal

Architect's rendering.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace an auto-repair garage and parking lot with a four-story, 38-unit residential building with 25 parking spaces at 11 Walley St. in East Boston. Read more.

By - 12/18/17 - 4:01 pm
Animal

A member of an MS-13 "clique" in East Boston pleaded guilty last week to fatally stabbing Irvin de Paz, 15, on Trenton Street as part of a successful effort to increase his standing in the gang in 2015.

Read more.

By - 12/17/17 - 9:16 pm
Rescued cat in East Boston

Firefighter David McSweeney with rescued cat. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries and one soggy cat rescued from a three-alarm fire at 360 Meridian St. in East Boston this afternoon. Read more.

By - 12/16/17 - 9:26 am
East Boston fire

A fire in a duplex unit undergoing renovations at 2-4 White St. Place in East Boston displaced the four people living in the building's other unit early this morning, the Boston Fire Department reports.

Firefighters responded at 4:03 a.m. to what became a two-alarm fire in the 2 White St. unit. Damage was estimated at $100,000 and the cause is under investigation, the department says.

By - 12/15/17 - 10:51 am
Duncan Ketter

Duncan Ketter, who officials say died in a holdup inside an SUV in East Boston, was born in Kenya, where his mother and other family members still live. A Kenyan newspaper talks to his sister:

“We were informed that my brother was home from church on Sunday when a girlfriend asked him out. He stepped outside his house to meet her so they could hang out with two other male friends who were in a car,” narrates the sister who believes it was a setup.

By - 12/13/17 - 1:31 pm

Demetrius Cast, 20, of Everett, was arraigned today on charges that include armed robbery in connection with the pot deal turned murder that left Duncan Ketter's body on the street at Orleans and Marginal streets on Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.