East Boston

By - 4/23/18 - 5:12 pm

UPDATE: Ermilov tells NBC Boston the guests attacked him first and he grabbed the knife in self defense..

A man who manages an Airbnb short-term rental at 140 Marginal St. in East Boston attacked a person renting a room and his guest with a kitchen knife early Saturday and stopped only when one of them smashed a glass teapot over his head, police say. Read more

By - 4/21/18 - 1:37 pm
Silver Line bus on dedicated right of way

Photo by Cybah

Shortly after 5 a.m., the first of the new SL3 buses left Chelsea for South Station by way of Airport, and running in part on a dedicated road atop an old rail line. Read more.

By - 4/17/18 - 3:16 pm
Ad for units in Boston East

You think the developer of this complex is working on anything in Plain Jamaica or Bay Back?

By - 4/13/18 - 11:01 pm

On Bennington Street, between Moore and Byron streets, around 10:50 p.m.

By - 4/12/18 - 4:59 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of a student on charges he ditched a gun a couple blocks away from East Boston High School this morning. Read more.

By - 4/10/18 - 10:43 am

The Board of Appeals today approved the gut rehab and expansion of a decaying triple decker at 187 London St., over the opposition of neighbors who include City Councilor Lydia Edwards. Read more.

By - 4/6/18 - 2:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting four people they say broke into a triple decker at 312 Chelsea St. in East Boston around 10 a.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By - 4/5/18 - 9:10 am
owl and turkey

In East Boston, Mike Anderson looked outside yesterday to see a snowy owl on his clothesline pole. On Paul Gore Place in Jamaica Plain, la bibliotequetress gave deference to one of the neighborhood turkey overlords.

By - 4/4/18 - 4:30 pm

A Naragansett, RI man who got off a Delta flight last night left Logan in handcuffs after, State Police say, he sprayed a trooper with some sort of liquid, then tried to beat him up. Read more.

By - 4/3/18 - 6:45 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports freshman state Sen. Joseph Boncore (D-1st Suffolk and Middlesex) has decided to run for his second term this fall, rather than join the crowd running for the DA's job Dan Conley is giving up.

By - 4/2/18 - 11:45 am
Melara

A member of an Everett MS-13 "clique" pleaded guilty Friday to helping to catfish a 15-year-old to Constitution Beach in East Boston so that he and other gang members could beat and stab him to death in 2015 as part of an MS-13 war on a rival gang.
Read more.

By - 3/31/18 - 10:18 am

The Herald reports Boston EMS added the second ambulance after wait times for an ambulance run topped eight minutes - a lot longer than city specs allow.

By - 3/21/18 - 9:08 am

UPDATE: East Boston Municipal Court Judge John E. McDonald, Jr. recused himself due to a "familial connection" to Marquado; her arraignment was delayed until April 18, the DA's office reports.

Donna Marquado, owner of Donna's Restaurant, 980 Saratoga St., faces arraignment in East Boston Municipal Court today on charges she kept $60,000 in collected state meals taxes, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/20/18 - 11:49 am

After hearing reports of violent closing-time incidents outside a cluster of Bennington Street bars, the Boston Licensing Board said today it would haul the bars in for a hearing to determine what's going on and what to do about it. Read more.

By - 3/19/18 - 9:40 am

The BPDA board last week approved construction of a 38-unit residential building on Walley Street, near Suffolk Downs, that would feature some rare four-bedroom units and a number of three-bedroom units. Read more.

By - 3/16/18 - 11:38 pm
Demente

A Salvadoran national living in East Boston admitted in federal court yesterday that, as a national MS-13 leader, he ordered the deaths of Wilson Martinez, 15, and Cristofer Perez de la Cruz, 16.

Read more.

By - 3/16/18 - 9:22 am

The Chelsea Record reports the MBTA has sprung for money to buy some software that will let the operator of the Chelsea Street Bridge give the T a head's up when the bridge is about to be lifted to let boats through - so the T can re-route the new Silver Line buses on detour routes, rather than just sitting waiting for the bridge to come down.

The T plans to start up the Silver Line extension between Chelsea and Logan Airport on April 21. The route mostly uses a recycled railroad right of way - but includes travel over the bridge, the center section of which is lifted for the tankers that traverse Chelsea Creek.

By - 3/14/18 - 11:26 pm

Liam and a friend, both Alaskan natives and so a bit familiar with snow, were trekking through the South Boston waterfront as the storm wound down last night and wound up at Fan Pier, where they got to see a plane taking off from Logan just as a band of clouds was moving out.

By - 3/14/18 - 10:30 pm
Jesus space saver

Holy parking spot! Vienne spotted this sacred space saver in East Boston today.

By - 3/5/18 - 9:56 am

Two developers have proposed turning the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church properties along Gove Street into 187 new housing units. Read more.