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.
The Boston Licensing Board agreed today to give John Tyler one last chance to show he can actually run a restaurant in the Maverick Street building he and his ex-wife co-own and if he can't, it'll yank the place's liquor license and give it to somebody else. Read more.
An East Boston man who lives right above the now closed Maverick House Tavern on Maverick Street at Bremen Street, says he is getting it ready to re-open next month as a Latino-themed restaurant with consulting help from another local restaurant operator - who could take over as the place's manager if he works out. Read more.
A federal judge has sentenced a member of the Sinaloa cartel who set up housekeeping in East Boston to ten years after he pleaded guilty to distributing heroin and cocaine from Maverick Square to Hyde Park - sometimes with his wife and young children in tow. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting two 14-year-olds they say stole 23 phones and 3 digital watches in two trips into a phone-repair shop at 201 Sumner St., across from the Maverick Square T stop in East Boston. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Pomona Cafe and Wine Bar is looking to open its third Massachusetts outlet at 18 Meridian St. in Maverick Square. They'll start out with coffee, smoothies, salads, sandwiches and grain bowls, then add alcohol if they can get a liquor license.
Rendering by Context of existing building (l) and new proposal.
A couple hours after the Zoning Board of Appeal rejected a four-story, three-unit building on Paris Street in East Boston, it rejected another four-story, three-unit proposal by the same developer on Coppersmith Way near Maverick Square. Read more.
There was a "medical emergency" at Maverick serious enough that the T had to bring in shuttle buses to replace service, only as RadRebe shows, there weren't enough of them. Here, she's at Airport, where she got on a Silver Line bus to downtown - where she was further delayed by Red Line problems.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 183 Maverick St. in East Boston shortly after 3:30 a.m. for what turned into a six-alarm fire that spread to two adjoining buildings. Read more.
Something went all fizzzly and sparky on the Blue Line this afternoon, turning what is normally a quiet Saturday into the equivalent of a rush-hour commute as the T scrambled to arrange a shuttle train between Maverick and Aquarium on the outbound tracks because the inbound tracks were no longer usable. Read more.
Agent holds shotgun seized with drugs. Photo via DEA affidavit.
A Mexican woman faces a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to working with her son to sell two kilos of cocaine in East Boston's Maverick Square to a buyer who turned out to be working for the feds, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Transit Police report arresting a man they say ended an argument on an outbound Blue Line train by taking out a knife and stabbing his verbal opponent as the train idled in Maverick Square around 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 29. Read more.
Turns out Maverick was a slave owner in fact, the first in Massachusetts. CommonWealth makes the case. Earlier, Dudley Square was renamed Nubian Square because Dudley was a slavery-allowing governor of Massachusetts in its colonial days.
Boston Police report arresting two men they say were involved in a fight on South Bremen Street in East Boston on Sunday afternoon that seemed about to turn violent when one of them pulled out a loaded 9-mm Beretta 92 FS - only he lost his grip and it fell to the ground. Read more.