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By adamg - 11/28/23 - 3:16 pm
McKay Place rendering

McKay Place rendering by Zephyr Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 41-unit condo building at McKay Place and Maverick Street in Jeffries Point and two apartment building with a total of 41 units at the Orient Heights rotary where Saratoga, Ford and Boardman streets meet. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/23 - 5:26 pm

A man who had bought several pairs of sneakers from an East Boston man was arraigned today on charges he set up a ruse to carjack the seller - and take the sneakers he'd said he would buy - in a Saratoga Street parking lot last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/23 - 10:00 pm
White rabbits in a brown marsh

White rabbits stood out in the brown of the marsh.

Hugmajesty reports she was leading a bird-watching tour at Belle Isle Marsh in East Boston today when she and her group came upon more than a dozen big white bunnies in the underbrush. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/23 - 9:33 am

The MBTA reports Blue Line bollixing due to a train that sighed and died at Aquarium.

Today's headline courtesy of Rob A.

By adamg - 11/9/23 - 10:57 am
Cable lock blocking access to harbor walk in East Boston

An increasingly frustrated citizen files yet another 311 complaint about the person who responds to the unlocking of the gate across the harborwalk at the end of Sumner Street in East Boston by putting in a new lock - one that required some ingenuity since whoever replaced the previous lock made it impossible to simply slap a new one in: Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/23 - 9:36 am
Gate, locked again

Curses, locked again.

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint that the mad gatelocker of Jeffries Point is back again, once more locking the gate at the end of Sumner Street at the harborwalk.

The lock enthusiast last struck in September.

By adamg - 11/5/23 - 11:42 am

Robert Ciampi, 63, arrested on several drug-dealing charges at the Victory Gardens senior-citizen apartment complex in East Boston last week, is not an unfamiliar person to Boston detectives: He has a record of arrests and convictions since 1975 - when he was just 15 - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/23 - 10:05 am
Sunrise over Logan Airport

At Logan, Ben Walsh reports:

Last time I’ll be up early enough for the sunrise until daylight savings starts again.

Not all that far away, Chelsea Scanner took in the sunrise over the water at Winthrop: Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/23 - 3:18 pm

State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office say they are working with Kenyan authorities to find and arrest a man who is now charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found last night in Logan Airport's Central Parking. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/23 - 10:29 pm
Seized drugs and cash

Seized drugs and cash.

Update: Bail set at $5,000 but he has to stay at home with a GPS monitor on except for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weds.-Sun. so he can go to a job in Maine, DA says. Ordered to stay drug and alcohol free and to surrender his passport.Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man on several drug charges today at the Victory Gardens apartment building, 54 Orleans St. in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/23 - 2:59 pm
Rendering of new four-story building on Brooks Street

Rendering by Adam Glassman; fourth floor is recessed from the street.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans by the owners of 6 Brooks St. in East Boston to add three floors of apartments to the one-story building after they and the owner of the Delicious Market said they'd reached an agreement to have the market stay for at least five years, with an option to extend that for another five years. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/23 - 9:23 pm

A Worcester man was arraigned today on a charge that he picked up a woman who thought she was getting into an Uber, drove her around for a bit, then raped her early Saturday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more

By adamg - 10/18/23 - 10:44 am

Live Boston reports on the 3 a.m. crash on Rte. 1A. The tanker driver was able to escape the resulting fire unharmed; the car driver was trapped until Boston firefighters arrived and got her out.

By adamg - 10/18/23 - 10:19 am

Boston Beer Corp., which makes both Sam Adams beer and Angry Orchard cider, yesterday sued a former manager and Downeast Cider House, the East Boston cider maker where he went to work after quitting Boston Beer this spring. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/23 - 6:23 pm

If it's not the trains or the tracks, what else could go wrong on the T? Try the platforms. The MBTA reports outbound Blue Line trains are bypassing Suffolk Downs because of "a platform maintenance issue," which probably means something on the platform is no longer safe. Riders can take the train to Beachmont, then head over to the other side to get off at the inbound side of Suffolk Downs.

By adamg - 10/10/23 - 3:49 pm

A peeved, yet still somehow not completely outraged, citizen files a 311 complaint about a car that has long been parked on Leyden Street in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/23 - 1:43 pm

A gagging citizen files a 311 complaint about the nighttime smell of Byron Street in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/23 - 11:21 am

Suffolk County prosecutors will not be able to use audio and video from a police officer's phone against the man he arrested for drug distribution on an East Boston street in 2019, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 10/3/23 - 5:04 pm

The MBTA announced today that ferry service to and from East Boston and Winthrop will run until Nov. 30.

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 11:51 am
Holly Mulone

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow decides whether to grant a food-serving licensing to Holly Mulone for her proposed Painted Plover Provisions, which would serve "fresh sodas and seltzers," made to order with fresh fruits and herbs, as well as offering up salads and gelato, and sell hand-made gifts and other items from across New England at 152-154 Liverpool St. in East Boston. Read more.

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