The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority announced today it plans to start over with plans to develop six acres it owns near the South Boston convention center, rather than going forward with either of the two mixed-use development proposals it had received. Read more.
You won't be meeting George Jetson near the South Boston convention center anytime soon; plans canceled for new development there
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Man who beat and robbed a woman in South Boston now also wanted for a sexual attack last month, police say
Boston Police report the man they already wanted for punching a woman in the face in a robbery on Oct. 4 is now also a suspect in a sexual attack the week before. Read more.
The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corp. has filed plans with the BPDA to renovated McDevitt Hall, 207 E. St., to make it an apartment building with 35 units for seniors and one for a live-in manager. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal for a roughly 1,200-square-foot one-family house on a 715-square-foot lot at 181 E St. in South Boston, saying the proposal was just too large for the small lot and would require the elimination of one or maybe two on-street parking spaces for a curb cut for its proposed garage. Read more.
Developers who bought the former St. Vincent de Paul Church at E and West 3rd streets in South Boston say they will soon file plans to add a couple floors to the building to create a 35-unit residential building. Read more.
At E and West 1st streets, around 5 p.m. The homicide unit and fatal-collision reconstruction team were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
Concerned citizens kitty-corner from each other at the intersection of Gold and E streets in South Boston have filed 311 complaints with front and back photos of what they said was just the latest crash there and with requests the city do something: Read more.
A federal judge this week sentenced Peter "Scooby" Molloy to 32 months in prison for trafficking methamphetamine in the Boston area - and his Arizona supplier to ten years behind bars. Read more.