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By adamg - 3/18/24 - 11:11 am
Rendering of proposed 66 Cambridge St.

Rendering of proposed 66 Cambridge St. by SGA and DREAM Collaborative.

The BPDA board last week approved plans for a two-building life-sciences complex at 66 Cambridge St. in Sullivan Square, an Orange Line stop away from where another developer says it will soon file detailed plans for a 700-unit residential complex. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/23 - 10:25 am
Rendering of proposed Cambridge Street development

Rendering of pedestrian-friendly project by SGA and DREAM Collaborative.

A developer proposing 13- and 11-story life-sciences buildings on Cambridge Street next to I-93 in Charlestown has added a dedicated 700-foot-long path for pedestrians and bicyclists it says will let them get from Hood Park and the Lost Village to the Sullivan Square T stop with reduced worries about getting squashed like a bug. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/23 - 12:22 pm

A judge this week ruled the owners of Hood Park off Rutherford Avenue have only themselves to blame for the way a robotic-luggage company pulled out of a seven-year lease and so tossed their $75-million lawsuit. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 12:43 pm

A Transit Police officer who happened on a car just sitting on a Sullivan Square onramp up to I-93 north early Monday wound up arresting the driver, who was asleep behind the wheel with the lights off but the motor running, a gun loaded with eight rounds in the car with him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 9:43 pm
Box truck involved in Sullivan Square crash

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports the pedestrian was hit on Cambridge Street at Spice Street and suffered injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit and fatal-accident reconstruction team called in. State Police shut the off ramp from I-93; BPD shut Cambridge at Maffa Way.

By adamg - 9/25/22 - 10:44 pm
Car on tracks at Sullivan Square

A woman whose car somehow flipped onto the tracks that run alongside the Orange Line at Sullivan Square early Saturday walked away largely unscathed, Live Boston reports. The cause of the crash remains under investigation; Live Boston reports another vehicle might have fled the scene.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 10:06 am
Man and droid in Sullivan Square

Jared spotted this guy with his new droid heading over to Tosche Station to pick up some power converters, um, walking in Sullivan Square with his Piaggio Gita robot.

By adamg - 4/17/22 - 8:01 am
Chinatown shooting scene

Police talk to witnesses after the shootings.

Boston Police report two men were critically injured in a shooting near Beach and Hudson streets around 2:30 a.m. and that two out of towners were arrested for the gunfire after proving unable to handle the rotary at Sullivan Square in Charlestown. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/22 - 5:07 pm

A Seaport developer says it will soon file plans to replace a parking lot at 60-66 Cambridge St. in Charlestown with a two-building, 812,000-square-foot complex aimed at the life-sciences companies that developers are betting will need more and more space in the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/21 - 11:11 am
Rendering of first phase of project

Rendering of phase 1 of the proposal.

A pair of developers say they will soon file plans for the first phase of their proposal for three clusters of buildings with 851 housing units, 200 hotel rooms and more than 1.75 million square feet of life-sciences labs and offices on the western and northern sides of Sullivan Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 2:13 pm
Kelly and Joyce

Kelly and Joyce at their hearing.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed cannabis shop at 31 Cambridge St. in Sullivan Square, roughly 1,500 feet from another proposed cannabis shop it approved a couple months ago. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 9:52 am
Moon sets over the Schrafft's Building in Charlestown

Matt Frank captured a setting full moon over the Schrafft's Building in Sullivan Square this morning (and over downtown Boston; Frank gets around).

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 10:24 pm
One Mystic rendering

Bird's-eye rendering by Stantec.

A developer has proposed replacing a pair of ramshackle houses on Mystic Avenue at the Somerville line with a 29-story, 695-unit residential building with a European-style "paseo" market and restaurant hall. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/20 - 10:06 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports on somebody assembling parcels, including the old Flynn Junkyard.

By adamg - 7/25/20 - 11:42 pm

In the back and leg, around 11:15 p.m., Live Boston reports. Police are investigating whether he was shot somewhere else, then left at the T stop.

By adamg - 7/10/20 - 9:40 am

A Somerville man police say was shooting off fireworks on the Cambridge Street bridge around 4 p.m. yesterday now faces drug and weapons charges after Transit Police officers nabbed him at the neighboring T station, two Roman candles "protruding from his person." Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 10:00 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today agreed to accept paperwork related to a parking lot in Sullivan Square that was filed three days late because the company that would use the lot is a multinational pharmaceutical company and, well, you can imagine how something like a parking-lot lease might have gone forgotten in times like these. Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/19 - 1:28 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved a plan by the owner of a parking lot on Cambridge Street in Charlestown to tear down a warehouse and create an expanded lot able to hold up to 431 cars of workers for a nearby employee. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 7:56 pm

THe MBTA, which this morning told an Orange Line rider he wound up at the Encore casino because he got on a casino shuttle and not an Orange Line bus, is now acknowledging that he got on the right bus and that the driver somehow missed the shuttle route between Sullivan and Wellington and wound up at the casino: Read more.

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