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By adamg - 5/22/24 - 10:00 am
Rendering of proposed 944 Saratoga St.

Rendering by Embarc.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 24-unit condo building on what is now a vacant lot at 944 Saratoga St., next to Noyes Playground and to another condo building that went up a few years ago. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/24 - 12:46 pm
Rendering of the two building showing their central plaza

Rendering of the two building showing their central plaza by Joy Street Design.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a proposal for a two-building complex with 35 affordable apartments and 22 affordable condos off Saratoga Street in Orient Heights, but the owner of a commercial building behind which the complex would sit says one of the proposed access routes, via a private way, would violate an easement. 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 - 9/20/23 - 8:56 am
Ladders up at Saratoga Street fire

Boston firefighters responded to 861 Saratoga St. for what turned into a three-alarm fire that jumped to a neighboring building, around 6:30 a.m.

The Boston Fire Department reports 24 adults, 9 children and several cats were made homeless.

By adamg - 5/25/23 - 3:24 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today unanimously approved a request from DaCoopas Pizza, 474 Saratoga St. to let its customers bring their own beer or wine with which to enjoy a pie or sub outdoors. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/22 - 10:06 am
Rendering of proposed building on Saratoga Street

Rendering of Saratoga Street building by Context.

MG2 Group, which specializes in construction of small and mid-sized residential buildings in East Boston, has filed plans with the BPDA for two new buildings where Ford, Saratoga and Boardman streets meet in a rotary in Orient Heights. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/22 - 2:30 pm

Boston Police report arresting two Chelsea men they say were driving around East Boston Saturday afternoon in a car with excessive tinting, an obscured front license plate and two guns loaded with a total of 28 bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 9:13 am
Shooting scene in East Boston

Live Boston reports a man was shot on Saratoga Street at Wordsworth Street in East Boston around 8:20 p.m. on Sunday. The homicide squad was called in due to the severity of the vicitm's injuries.

By adamg - 1/18/22 - 3:09 pm
Curtis Street rendering

Rendering of the larger building by J. Garland Enterprises.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by developers for two new residential buildings, with a total of 29 units, to replace what is now a flooring concern, along Curtis and Saratoga streets in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/21 - 7:45 am
William Shatner and staff at Rino's

Brian Riccio forwards this shot of William Shatner after a meal at Rino's on Saratoga Street in East Boston last night. Looks like he enjoyed himself, even if they were out of Saurian brandy.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 10:28 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave restaurants in East Boston and on Beacon Hill permission to expand their beer and wine offerings to include liqueurs and the mixed drinks that can be made with them. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/21 - 3:13 pm

Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man for an alleged gun incident around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday at Saratoga and Wordsworth streets in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/21 - 2:39 pm
Rendering of proposed Curtis street development

Rendering by J. Garland Enterprises.

Two developers have proposed replacing an old flooring concern and two vacant lots on Curtis Street between Chaucer and Saratoga street in East Boston with a pair of four-story buildings with a a total of 29 residential units and 16 parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/20 - 10:38 am

Dacoopas Pizza, 474 Saratoga St., reports that sometime overnight, somebody smashed their front door in and lifted the cash register. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 1:01 pm

Boston Police report a man entering his home on Lexington Street Monday night was swarmed by eight to ten men and teenagers, four of whom held him at knifepoint while a fifth put a gun to his head. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 9:10 am

Boston Police report arresting an alleged drug dealer and two of his customers in East Boston Sunday afternoon after, they say, he and one of his customers tried driving into cops. Read more.

By adamg - 10/3/18 - 12:28 pm
Architect's rendering of 656 Saratoga St. proposal in East Boston

Architect's rendering.

MG2 has proposed another East Boston building, this time a 30-unit building at 656 Saratoga St., near Curtis Street - and Rte. 1A. Read more.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 9/23/17 - 10:30 am
946 Saratoga St. rendering

Archictect's rendering of 946 Saratoga St.

A Wakefield developer has proposed replacing an unused garage and tool and die facility at 946 Saratoga St. in Orient Heights with a 42-unit residential building overlooking Noyes Park. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/17 - 9:49 pm

BPD Capt. John Greland reports a crash tonight outside 165 Saratoga St was serious enough to have the homicide unit and the fatal-accident reconstruction team called in just in case.

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