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By adamg - 2/28/22 - 8:50 pm

Video of the aftermath of the crash, which brought multiple ambulances, at least one of which took somebody to a local hospital in such bad shape the BPD homicide unit was called in just in case.

By adamg - 7/15/21 - 12:18 pm

Related Beal wants to tear down a two-story self-storage place on Rutherford Avenue, next to Hood Park, and replace it with a three-story life-sciences R&D building that would meet current federal standards for the care and research use of lab animals. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 10:15 am

Christmas Vacation Lights Scene HD SFW

A blinded-by-the-light citizen files a 311 complaint about the new floodlights at the newish residential building at 330 Rutherford Ave.: Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 10:05 am
Rendering of proposed Charlestown residential building

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi Architects.

New England Development has filed its plans for a seven-story, 240-unit residential building that could be the start of a multi-year project to redevelop the six-acre Bunker Hill Mall on Rutherford Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/20 - 3:14 pm

New England Development says it wants to build a 240-unit residential building on an undeveloped bit of its Bunker Hill Mall, along Rutherford Avenue and bordered by Austin and West School streets. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/20/18 - 1:23 pm
Proposed Hood Park project: Now with women doing exercise - and birds

Architect's rendering: Exercising people and obligatory birds.

With Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue set to become actually usable by pedestrians, the owners of the 20-acre Hood Park parcel have filed another revision for their project with the city that calls for more housing - some at the top of a 290-foot-high tower - as well as more office space. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/18 - 11:12 am
Rendering of 610 Rutherford Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

Charlestown developer Gray MacLetchie is proposing to replace a 1960s two-story building at 610 Rutherford Ave. with a five-story, 22-unit condo building with 19 parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/17 - 10:30 am
Hood garage rendering

Architect's rendering of proposed music hall and garage.

The developer of the Hood Park complex off Rutherford Avenue has filed a request with the BPDA to be allowed to change its original plans for a business and residential development into a business, residential and entertainment park - possibly with bees. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/17 - 8:42 pm

Yes, Charlestown, in the mixed-use development where the Hood plant used to be off Rutherford Avenue, the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports.

By adamg - 11/8/17 - 9:26 am
Crushed State Police cruiser in Charlestown

Remains of the cruiser. Photo by Rick Macomber.

NBC Boston reports a State Police trooper suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash around 3:30 a.m. on an access road to Boston Sand & Gravel off Rutherford Avenue.

Rick Macomber reports the cruiser somehow got jammed between two of the freight cars that haul sand and stone from New Hampshire to Charlestown.

By adamg - 10/4/16 - 8:15 am

WBZ reports on a burst main that sent water cascading into the area around Rutherford Avenue and Arrow Street early this morning.

By adamg - 8/2/16 - 3:47 pm
Dumpster fire in Sullivan Square

Smoke from dumpster fire. Photo by June Bug.

June Bug and Radiomancy Museum report a plummeting electrical wire set a dumpster in the Hood parking lot in Sullivan Square on fire around 2 p.m.:

Police telling folks to stay inside the buildings due to arching. Smells worse than usual down here!

By adamg - 12/17/15 - 10:18 am

Boston and State Police started reopening roads and ramps around Sullivan Square around 10 a.m.

Photo of the scene.

By adamg - 2/3/15 - 3:48 pm
Bad traffic on Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown

Cram and jam on inbound Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown. Photo by Tucc06.

Because it's sounding like downtown and surrounding areas are at gridlock right now - and it can't possibly be because of people heading to the Beanpot, can it?

Jaci reports:

Two lanes are trying to exit at Charles MGH off Storrow. Those two lanes are not moving.

Ashley Steriti adds:

Revere to Back Bay via car. 75 minutes and still in the tunnel. Can't even see the light of Storrow Drive yet

By adamg - 5/1/14 - 8:01 am
Gridlocked traffic on Bennington Street in East Boston

Gridlock on Bennington Street reached into Revere. Photo by Ally.

Traffic lights at Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street in Mattapan, Neptune and Bennington streets in East Boston and Rutherford Avenue and Chelsea Street in Charlestown are on the fritz.

There's a pothole at the entrance to the Sunmner large enough to require a cop to stand in front of it.

A clogged drain at Forest Hills has created a new lake in the upper busway.

By adamg - 4/8/14 - 12:20 pm

An elderly man, taken away in bad shape, around 11:40 a.m., near 500 Rutherford Ave. Not a hit and run.

By adamg - 3/12/13 - 8:13 pm

Looks like the Charlestown roadway is getting the same treatment as the Forest Hills overpass: The city announced today it's going for the surface-road approach rather than an underpass:

By adamg - 10/19/11 - 7:51 am

Boston Maggie reports Charlestown residents and city planners gathered to discuss ways to improve traffic flow in the Town, explains why she doesn't buy the argument that Rutherford Avenue should be turned entirely into a surface road.

By adamg - 10/16/09 - 5:30 pm

Erix Santiago, 26, of Dorchester, pleaded guilty today to charges of motor vehicle homicide while under the influence of alcohol, drag racing, and speeding in connection with the death of his friend and passenger, Errol Barrett, last May.

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