South Boston

By - 10/17/18 - 10:13 am
How to protect Seaport Boulevard from flooding

Creative seawalls could protect Seaport Boulevard and provide new seating for pedestrians.

The city today released plans for keeping rising seas from reclaiming all the parts of South Boston that sit on fill - which is much of the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 10/12/18 - 9:28 am
Artificial reef

Greg Cook reports on the floating reef that's scheduled to be placed in Fort Point Channel today to bring some attention to the plight of the world's coral reefs.

By - 10/6/18 - 5:54 pm

The Boston Fire Department alerts us that the South Boston Yacht Club will be sponsoring fireworks tonight, starting around 9:15 p.m. "You may hear some noise," BFD notes.

By - 10/3/18 - 8:44 am

Workers at several hotels owned by Marriott put up picket lines this morning. Read more.

By - 9/28/18 - 9:46 am
Three possible new bus routes from City Point to downtown.

Three possible routes. See it larger.

The companies planning to turn the old L Street power plant into a large mixed-use development say they are looking at three possible routes for a new bus line to get South Boston residents to and from downtown - including a possible express bus down Summer Street - and that they are hoping they can get it running in the first quarter of next year. Read more.

By - 9/24/18 - 12:48 pm
Allege spitter

Transit Police report they are looking for a man who spit in the face of a woman he didn't know when she refused to pay for his T fare, even after he began screaming at her. Read more.

By - 9/23/18 - 10:48 pm
Work on L Street in South Boston

Eileen Murphy reports a road crew was busy on L Street between East Broadway and Emerson Street tonight: Read more.

By - 9/21/18 - 1:13 pm

A man who allegedly wheeled both his daughter and a shotgun in a stroller on his way to sell the weapon at the Mary Ellen McCormack development and a man charged with selling heroin and fentanyl there were arrested on federal charges yesterday as part of a South Boston crackdown that documents filed in court suggest could result in more arrests. Read more.

By - 9/18/18 - 1:15 pm

Two tables that had been trash talking each other enough to bring the manager over to see if everything was OK got more physical outside, where a member of one party sent a member of the other party to the hospital with a broken nose and a swollen forehead - in the middle of a snowstorm. Read more.

By - 9/17/18 - 6:24 pm
Flipped SUV at L and East 6th streets in South Boston

Eileen Murphy reports a crash between a Jeep and another SUV late this afternoon flipped the Jeep on its side at L and East 6th streets - where one corner is still filled with memorials to Colin Thomas McGrath, 2, who died on July 25 when another two-vehicle crash sent one of the vehicles right into his stroller on the sidewalk. Read more.

By - 9/15/18 - 10:10 pm
Collapsed porch on P Street in South Boston

Updated with information from BFD.

Around 10 p.m. at 110 P St., between E. 4th and E. 5th streets. There were 10 to 15 people on the second-floor deck at the time. Read more.

By - 9/14/18 - 3:22 pm

When Certified Meatballs in South Boston gave up their keys. Yes, a restaurant focused on meatballs could not survive in South Boston.

By - 9/12/18 - 8:07 pm

Unite Here Local 26 reports that workers at Boston Marriott hotels voted today to authorize the union's bargaining committee to call a strike. Read more.

By - 9/12/18 - 2:20 pm

The City Council agreed today to bring in city and state public-health experts to figure out what to do about increasing amounts of problems they say are happening from Dudley to Andrew because of the continued shutdown of the Long Island shelter and treatment programs. Read more.

By - 9/11/18 - 12:38 pm
Moment of silence outside South Boston fire station

Eileen Murphy captured the firefighters of Ladder 19 and Engine 2 honoring the memory of those who died 17 years ago in New York.

By - 9/10/18 - 10:36 am

Boston Police report arresting a Somerville man after finding a gun in a storage area in his car door early this morning. Read more.

By - 9/10/18 - 8:50 am
Dawn over the Northern Avenue Bridge

Rick Macomber watched the burst of light this morning over the Northern Avenue Bridge, Fort Point Channel and the harbor beyond.

By - 9/8/18 - 1:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man on a variety of drug, gun and driving charges in Moakley Park in South Boston last night. Read more.

By - 9/7/18 - 11:49 am
Preble Street crash scene

Investigators investigate crash car and scene on Preble Street.

Jim Gavaghan, who took the photo, reports a man was taken to the hospital this morning with injuries serious enough to have the BPD homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction teams called in after he was hit by a car on Preble Street between Rogers and Ward streets.

The driver, whose windshield the man hit, remained on the scene.

By - 9/7/18 - 9:18 am

The owner of Village Pizza and Grill, 56 L St., has agreed to pay back wages to workers not paid time and a half for working overtime and to pay fines for letting teens work excessive hours and sometimes with hazardous equipment. Read more.