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By adamg - 4/4/22 - 12:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Somerville and men from Roxbury and Charlestown after stopping their car in South Boston, initially because officers throught its window tinting was too dark. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:08 am
Empty South Boston intersection

Normally, Michael Spicher would see plenty of vehicles - and downtown Boston - when he looks out his window over Old Colony Avenue in South Boston. At 8:45 a.m., though, he saw neither.

Up in Revere, meanwhile, RadRebe watched the angry sea: Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 12:02 pm
Brian Weller

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let a proposed indoor pickleball emporium recreate the best of the Catskills or a cruise ship at an old factory building at Old Colony Avenue and C Street, where patrons could play pickleball, shuffleboard or cornhole, then retire to a cabana to cool down and get something to drink. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 9:54 am
Rendering of proposed 212 Old Colony Ave.

Rendering by Arthur Choo and Co.

Developer Joe Hassell has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a warehouse at 212 Old Colony Ave., near Dorchester Street, with a six-story, 30-unit residential building with commercial space on the ground floor. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/21 - 11:03 am

South Boston Scanner reports three people were stabbed on Old Colony Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Anna Meiler at WBZ reports an argument at the Speedway gas station near D Street ended with the stabbings, none considered life threatening. Video from the scene.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:17 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request about the rotary where Old Colony Avenue meets Preble Street and Columbia Road: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 12:41 pm

Fifth Element Short Clip - Dallas Wakes Up

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 19-unit apartment building at 142-144 Old Colony Ave., at D Street in South Boston, that will have 18 one-bedroom units and one studio small enough that it will come with a Murphy bed installed. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 2:33 pm

State Police report arresting a woman they say attacked a Boston EMT supervisor responding to a call on Old Colony Avenue in South Boston yesterday - a day after another EMT was stabbed repeatedly downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 9:59 am

Boston Police report arresting a Chicago man - who seems to like coming here to cause trouble - for the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Southampton Street in Andrew Square yesterday.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:45 pm
Mr. Mahoney selling flowers out of his van on Old Colony Avenue

There's the opening of Sullivan's at Castle Island, of course, but also the day that Richard Mahoney returns to Old Colony Avenue to sell flowers out the back of his van again, Eileen Murphy reports.

By adamg - 3/27/19 - 11:16 am
267 Old Colony Ave. architect's rendering

Architect's rendering. Are those earthquake cracks?

Developers have proposed replacing a small, single-story block of stores at 267 Old Colony Ave. with a five-story residential building with first-floor commercial space - across Dorchester Street from the much larger Washington Village project now under construction. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/19 - 12:42 pm
Proposed apartment building at 142 Old Colony Ave.

Architect's rendering

A developer has proposed replacing a nondescript, gray building that now houses a glass company with a 19-unit, six-story apartment building that would sit between Old Colony Avenue and West 9th Street, near their intersections with D Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/18 - 6:50 pm

Around 6:35 p.m. At least two shots fired, gun recovered off Gavin Way.

By adamg - 8/15/18 - 1:04 pm
Old Colony proposal, with birds

Architect's rendering, featuring birds.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by developer Patrick Mahoney for a six-story building at 200 Old Colony Avenue that would include five stories of apartments atop the Notre Dame Education Center, which would move from its existing building on the site into the new building. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/18 - 8:19 am
Old Colony Avenue proposal

Architect's rendering, with obligatory birds.

A Charlestown developer last week filed detailed plans with the BPDA to replace the Notre Dame Education Center at 200 Old Colony Ave. with a new six-story building with 54 residential units - and ground-floor space for the adult-ed facility. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/18 - 1:25 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a 911 call about a loud argument at 453 Old Colony Ave. Wednesday evening found a man and a woman - and lots of pot, stuff to package it and cash. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/18 - 9:39 am

A developer has proposed replacing the Notre Dame Education Center at 200 Old Colony Ave. with a new six-story building that would include ground-floor space for the center and 55 residential units atop it. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/17 - 4:59 pm

A South Boston Municipal Court judge today declared Richard Higgins of Attleboro "dangerous" and ordered him held without bail for four months, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/17 - 4:50 pm

Richard Higgins, 78, of Attleboro, was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing following a weekend incident in which he allegedly sent a 12-year-old girl flying into the air on Old Colony Avenue while under the influence of both alcohol and a narcotic, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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