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By adamg - 5/5/21 - 2:13 pm
Sorgini and Lohring

Distilling Sorgini and brewing Lohring.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant the "pouring" licenses an existing distillery on Terminal Street in Charlestown and a proposed brewery as part of the Speedway project in Brighton need to open their doors to the public. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:29 am
Firefighters at 17 Allston St. in Charlestown

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 17 Allston St. in Charlestown around 11:25 p.m. on Sunday for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 1:22 pm

The MBTA announced today that it'll be using some of that sweet federal stimmy to resume the Charlestown and Hingham ferries it had canceled in January because of Covid-19-related lack of demand, starting May 22. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 9:52 am
Moon sets over the Schrafft's Building in Charlestown

Matt Frank captured a setting full moon over the Schrafft's Building in Sullivan Square this morning (and over downtown Boston; Frank gets around).

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 10:15 am

Christmas Vacation Lights Scene HD SFW

A blinded-by-the-light citizen files a 311 complaint about the new floodlights at the newish residential building at 330 Rutherford Ave.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/21 - 2:29 pm

Over the last few days, concerned citizens have filed 311 complaints about fireworks at Castle Island in South Boston, Charlestown High (where they burned the turf) and the Bremen Street Park and the McKay School area in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 9:30 am

Richard Auffrey reports he had to make several visits to Arlington Avenue in Charlestown to try dishes at the Peruvian Taste Restaurant, because the food was just that good. They serve both traditional Peruvian food and chifa, a mix of Chinese and Peruvian cuisines.

By adamg - 3/21/21 - 2:14 pm

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Mystic Place early Saturday was Jawad Muhammed, 33, of Mattapan.

By adamg - 3/20/21 - 9:08 pm

Live Boston reports that when police responded to a Mystic Place home early this morning for what turned out to be a murder, it was the second time in less than four hours they had been called there. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/21 - 10:58 am

Victim identified as Jawad Muhammed, 33, of Mattapan.

Boston Police report a man was shot inside 6 Mystic Pl. in Charlestown around 3:20 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 3/17/21 - 1:44 pm

Cannabis Community Meeting | Charlestown | Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:30 p.m.

Opposition continued last night to a proposed cannabis shop on Cambridge Street in Charlestown's Lost Village - the section of the Town cut off from the rest of the neighborhood by I-93. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/21 - 9:04 am

The MBTA announced last week that it's just not going to run any trains at all between Oak Grove and Sullivan Square as it fixes the aging switch that caused yesterday's derailment at Wellington and does other track work there for the next three weeks. And it's pulling all of the new Chinese-by-way-of-Springfield trains on the Orange and Red Lines - like the one that came off the tracks as it tries to figure out what happened.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:12 am

Windows are getting boarded up on the first buildings set for demolition, the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 10:53 am

A heartwarming only-in-Charlestown story.

As the dog weaved through the streets of the neighborhood, Morse was close behind - and unbeknownst to her - so were many neighbors who had randomly and suddenly taken up the cause.

By adamg - 2/14/21 - 4:09 pm
Proposal for waterfront units in Charlestown Navy Yard

Water-line living, from Navy Blue proposal.

Three developers have proposed replacing a long unused and decaying pier at the Charlestown Navy Yard with housing and various public amenities. Two proposed what would be Boston's first floating neighborhood - a series of homes on floating platforms connected to a new pier that would double as a pedestrian walkway - while the third proposed dealing with higher sea levels by building a higher pier, topped by a building with affordable apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 5:24 pm

The Supremes - Stop! In The Name of Love [The Hollywood Palace - 1965]

A woman who allegedly got out of her car with a romantic interest at a stop sign in the Charlestown Navy Yard to hug and kiss before they got back in the car and continued kissing now faces federal charges of OUI and obstructing traffic because the stop sign was within the bounds of the Boston National Historic Park. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/21 - 10:53 pm
View from the last ferry out of Charlestown

David Gregory snapped this view of downtown Boston from the last ferry out of Charlestown tonight, after which the T is shutting down the service because of Covid-19-related losses.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 10:05 am
Rendering of proposed Charlestown residential building

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi Architects.

New England Development has filed its plans for a seven-story, 240-unit residential building that could be the start of a multi-year project to redevelop the six-acre Bunker Hill Mall on Rutherford Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/21 - 9:18 pm

State Police report that sometime before 6:20 p.m., a driver flew off I-93 southbound at the Leverett ramp, landing on the ramp rather than continuing to plunge down to the ground or water. The driver was taken to the hospital "conscious and alert," State Police say. NECN reports the driver, a 19-year-old from Lynn, was standing next to his car when troopers arrived.

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