East Boston

By - 9/20/18 - 9:37 am

The East Boston Time-Free Press reports the airline wants to offer seaplane service to New York. Cape Air first proposed the idea in 2016.

By - 9/18/18 - 11:16 pm

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about the intersection of Saratoga and Bennington streets in East Boston:

Smell like Gas!!! Please send a competant gas crew to investigate this god damn gas leak that has been in this intersection for weeks.these useless contractors come here and barely check anything..the public is scared .is anyone listening

By - 9/14/18 - 8:44 pm
Murder scene

Falcon Street murder scene.


One of three MS-13 members who hacked a 16-year-old to death with long knives on Falcon Street - as a fourth member fired a gun at him repeatedly - got a 35-year federal prison sentence today.

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By - 9/13/18 - 9:24 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Jeremy Menendez, 29, of Nashua, NH, for the June 1 murder of Taquise Johnson on Border Street in East Boston.

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By - 9/12/18 - 7:40 pm

A federal judge today sentenced an MS-13 member to 27 1/2 years in prison for his role in murdering 16-year-old Cristofer Perez de la Cruz on Falcon Street in East Boston in January, 2016. Read more.

By - 9/3/18 - 8:36 am

The East Boston Times reports on Webster Street, where residents were startled to see the city change that recently to allow overnight parking on weekends for non-residents and two-hour parking during weekdays. With the help of City Councilor Lydia Edwards, that didn't last long.

By - 9/1/18 - 9:57 am
Moving a house in East Boston

The Boston City Archives have posted a couple of photos from Sept. 13, 1950, when somebody decided they had to move a house in East Boston, from 408 Frankfort St. to 2 Milton St. (which no longer appears to exist). Read more.

By - 8/31/18 - 5:40 pm

Darius Berry, 20, admitted today that he fatally stabbed Gage Smith during a fight he originally had nothing to do with on Aug. 17, 2016, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 8/30/18 - 11:42 pm

Rob Littlefield had a good seat for tonight's Illuminate the Harbor fireworks.

He wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 8/30/18 - 9:19 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com alerts us that Boston Harbor Now, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and the Wharf District Council are sponsoring fireworks, starting at 8:30 p.m. to mark the end of summer.

By - 8/29/18 - 3:15 pm
Architect's rendering of 277 Border St.

Architect's rendering.

A downtown developer with a fascination for East Boston has proposed replacing an auto-body shop at 277 Border St. with a five-story building with 18 residential units. Read more.

By - 8/26/18 - 3:09 pm

In 1925, Boston Commonwealth Airport (it had not yet been named after Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan) consisted of four hangars and one runway - which was enough for the biplanes that still used it - as shown in these photos taken by Fairchild Aerial Survey of New York. Read more.

By - 8/21/18 - 4:35 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Modesto "Snoopy" Ramirez to 97 months, or a little more than eight years, in federal prison for RICO violations related to his membership in a local MS-13 gang. Read more.

By - 8/21/18 - 3:38 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge yesterday sentenced Rogelio Alvarado, 23, for shooting two men on an inbound Blue Line train on Jan. 19, 2016, one of whom had nothing to do with his beef with a rival gang, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 8/21/18 - 11:37 am

A man who was upset to be asked to leave El Diamante Billiards at 71 Meridian St. after a bouncer watched him pass a small plastic bag filled with white powder to another patron responded by getting into two fights with the bouncer, during one of which he bit down hard on the bouncer's cheek, police and the bouncer said today. Read more.

By - 8/20/18 - 7:45 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Edwn "Demente" Diaz, 20, to 35 years in federal prison for being one of several MS-13 members who stabbed Cristofer Perez de la Cruz, 16, of Chelsea so brutally the tips of their knives broke off in his skull - as another gang member fired repeated rounds into him. Read more.

By - 8/18/18 - 8:35 pm
Narrow-gauge proposal

Narrow-gauge proposal.

A strip of land up Jeffries Point that was once used to ferry millions of riders a year between the East Boston waterfront, Revere Beach and Lynn could become a series of five apartment and condo buildings under a developer's proposal. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 8:16 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Rogelio Alvarado, 23, of two counts of assault and battery by discharging a firearm and two gun charges for a 2016 attack at the Maverick T stop that sent two men to the hospital - only one of them the rival gang member he was aiming for - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 8/10/18 - 10:33 am
Man being rescued from barge

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters were able to rescue a worker who got trapped inside a 10x30 barge in the water off Border Street, near the Umana Academy. The man was rescued shortly after 8:45 a.m. and handed over to EMS for transport to a local hospital.