The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday gave developers who first proposed a 94-unit residential building at 135 Bremen St., in East Boston in 2014 another eight months to begin actual construction or risk having their approval rescinded. Read more.
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.
The East Boston Times-Free Press reports the Zoning Board of Appeal gave a variance to the owners of a proposed pot shop at 71 Maverick Square, less than a half mile from another pot shop the board approved in March. Read more.
Lisa Jacobson reports she was part of the growing horde of riders at Maverick this morning forced to just stand on the platform and watch one train after another leave with no room for them to fit on. Read more.
An East Boston resident reports a woman walking her dog across Bennington and Wordsworth streets was rushed to the hospital after a driver ran a red light and hit them around 2:30 p.m. The woman was released later in the day.
The Globe reports that the investigation into the overtime scandal began when a Harvard-trained Asian-American doctor fluent in four languages was stopped in the tunnel by a trooper she says kept screaming at her, demanding to know if she spoke English and that bothered her enough to file a complaint.
State Police report arresting a Chelsea man for some major closing-time street carnage at Bennington and Porter streets this morning that they say left an innocent pedestrian rushed to the hospital, a tree knocked down and a utility box, light pole, bench and his own car and his alleged opponent's car heavily damaged. Read more.