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By adamg - 10/11/19 - 10:27 am

The Well, a coffeehouse that sprang from an East Boston church and which currently has shops at South Station and on State Street downtown, hopes to open a coffeehouse in East Boston's Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 10:28 am
Proposed building on Bremen Street in East Boston

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday gave developers who first proposed a 94-unit residential building at 135 Bremen St., in East Boston in 2014 another eight months to begin actual construction or risk having their approval rescinded. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/19 - 11:39 am

Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man on charges he stabbed a clerk in the market at the Shell station on Meridian Street, steps from the District A-7 police station on Paris Street on Friday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/19 - 10:43 am

The East Boston Times-Free Press reports the Zoning Board of Appeal gave a variance to the owners of a proposed pot shop at 71 Maverick Square, less than a half mile from another pot shop the board approved in March. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/19 - 9:06 am

The MBTA is blaming signal problems at Wonderland for delays on the Blue Line this morning. To add insult to injury, one car is covered in puke.

By adamg - 9/21/19 - 12:14 pm

Boston Police report arresting Raul Gutierrez-Rosales, 22, of Chelsea, for the stabbing murder of Carlos Ramos on West Eagle Street on Sept. 3. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:33 am
Flaming plane at Logan Airport

Dr. Ed was on a plane getting ready to take off at Logan this morning when he looked out his window and saw a plane on fire.

Fortunately, it was just a training exercise for firefighters, involving a dummy plane.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:27 am

The Boston Licensing Board could vote tomorrow to grant a food-serving license to a proposed boba tea outlet in East Boston's Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 10:17 am
Commuters at Maverick have no choice but to wait for the next train

No room at the T. Photo by Chris.

Lisa Jacobson reports she was part of the growing horde of riders at Maverick this morning forced to just stand on the platform and watch one train after another leave with no room for them to fit on. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 10:39 pm

An East Boston resident reports a woman walking her dog across Bennington and Wordsworth streets was rushed to the hospital after a driver ran a red light and hit them around 2:30 p.m. The woman was released later in the day.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 11:56 am

Victim identified as Carlos Ramos, 22, of East Boston.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed at 36 W. Eagle St., near Meridian Street, around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/19 - 7:38 pm
Kayaker in Malden

Andy Woodruff watched a kayaker glide down Salem Street in Malden after the torrents stopped this afternoon.

Over in East Boston, Steve Holt watched a geyser erupt on Marginal Street: Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 9:52 pm

The annual Illuminate the Harbor fireworks.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 8:47 am

Around 11 a.m., an RAF jet squad will zoom down along Boston Harbor from the north, to promote STEM learning, not to try to avenge Bunker Hill.

By adamg - 8/17/19 - 9:56 pm

The Globe reports that the investigation into the overtime scandal began when a Harvard-trained Asian-American doctor fluent in four languages was stopped in the tunnel by a trooper she says kept screaming at her, demanding to know if she spoke English and that bothered her enough to file a complaint.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 1:30 pm

State Police report arresting a Chelsea man for some major closing-time street carnage at Bennington and Porter streets this morning that they say left an innocent pedestrian rushed to the hospital, a tree knocked down and a utility box, light pole, bench and his own car and his alleged opponent's car heavily damaged. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 12:48 pm
Paddling across Boston Harbor

Photo by Rob Pyles.

Steve Holt, who lives in East Boston but works in Charlestown, reports that he and Rob Pyles commuted over to Charlestown this morning via inflatable paddleboards.

Holt reports they spent about 45 minutes on the water but that part of that time was spent admiring Old Ironsides at the Navy Yard.

By adamg - 8/3/19 - 2:52 pm

The Washington Post reports on the storm Wednesday afternoon.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 1:00 pm
Blue Line train evacuated at Maverick Square

Patrick McMahon was on hand when Boston firefighters arrived at Maverick to help evacuate a Blue Line train suffering from what the MBTA called "mechanical problems" around noon.

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