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By adamg - 7/2/24 - 10:57 am

GBH takes an in-depth look at the aftermath of a six-alarm fire at 430 Meredian St. in East Boston that killed two - an adult right away and a 10-year-old girl afterwards. Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/24 - 10:33 pm

A man stabbed a woman in the arm with a screwdriver at the Mobil station at Meridian and Condor streets in East Boston around 9:35 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/24 - 10:54 am
Photos of suspects via BPD, one holding an orange

Surveillance photos of suspects, one holding an orange, via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for two men for a holdup outside the Check Place, 230 Meridian St. in East Boston around 9:30 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/24 - 1:23 pm
Wanted for bus spitting

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say spat in the face of a bus driver "without provocation" at Eutaw and Meridian streets around 5:45 p.m. on April 2.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050.

By adamg - 4/16/24 - 5:49 pm

WBZ reports a child injured in a six-alarm fire on Meridian Street in East Boston on April 2 has died. A second person was reported dead the day of the fire, the cause of which has yet to be announced.

By adamg - 4/2/24 - 9:20 pm

East Boston Social Centers has set up a fundraising drive for the 30 people who lost their homes in the fire on Meridian and West Eagle streets in East Boston this morning - which also claimed one resident's life.

By adamg - 4/2/24 - 10:03 am
Firefighters battle blaze

Fund for displaced residents.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 5 a.m. to 430 Meridian St. in East Boston for what became a six-alarm fire that killed one resident. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/24 - 9:41 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens, one from far distant Hyde Park, on charges they broke into the Super Smoke Shop at 247 Meridian St. in East Boston, Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/23 - 10:43 am

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.

By adamg - 3/29/22 - 8:50 am
Meridian Street fire scene

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 366 Meridian St. for a fire at 12:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 3:52 pm
Manuel and Erin Rosas

Manuel and Erin Rosas at licensing hearing today.

Update: Request approved, pending availability of a license.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether La Casa Del Pandebono, at 271 Meridian St. in East Boston, can start serving beer and wine with its pastries and Colombian and Central American foods. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/20 - 10:19 am
By adamg - 7/22/20 - 9:20 am

The East Boston Times-Free Press reports the opening of Boston's second pot shop, Berkshire Roots, on Meridian Street.

By adamg - 5/12/20 - 12:14 pm

Three shots fired, around noon. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 5/3/20 - 10:43 pm

At Meridian and Havre streets, around 10:30 p.m.

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 - 3/26/19 - 4:21 pm

A decision by the mayor's office to approve two marijuana shops less than a half mile apart - in potential violation of a city ordinance - sparked an unusually volatile Zoning Board of Appeal meeting today, during which the board chairman slammed his gavel to the table to restore order at one point, not long after he yelled at a city councilor that she was out of order. Read more.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 12/28/17 - 10:25 pm

Anthony's Market, 407 Meridian St., was held up around 10:15 p.m. by three Hispanic men in Halloween masks, who fled in a gray Dodge SUV. They may have held up a liquor store on Eastern Avenue in Chelsea, on the other side of the Chelsea Street Bridge, earlier in the night.

By adamg - 12/17/17 - 9:16 pm
Rescued cat in East Boston

Firefighter David McSweeney with rescued cat. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries and one soggy cat rescued from a three-alarm fire at 360 Meridian St. in East Boston this afternoon. Read more.

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