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By adamg - 7/4/20 - 10:04 pm
Fireworks at Healey Field in Roslindale

Erica had a good view of the fireworks at Healy Field in Roslindale tonight.

Brad Searles took in some of the Lower Allston fireworks action: Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 9:55 pm

Starting tomorrow, DCR is closing the parking areas and spaces along the water from Constitution Beach in East Boston to Castle Island and down to Wollaston Beach because too many people were showing up at the beaches and not spacing themselves out enough.

Affected areas: Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/18 - 10:12 pm
Murder knife

The knife Gonzalez plunged into Martinez, recovered from the water off Constitution Beach.

Edwin Gonzalez

A judge today sentenced MS-13 member Edwin "Sangriento" Gonzalez to life in federal prison for helping to butcher one teen on Constitution Beach in 2015 and a second teen five months later on Falcon Street because he thought they were members of a rival gang, the US Attorney's office reports.

Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/18 - 7:21 pm
Edwin Gonzalez

A federal jury today convicted Edwin "Sangriento" Gonzalez, 22, for helping to murder Wilson Martinez, 15, in September, 2015, and Cristofer Perez de la Cruz, 16, in January, 2016.

Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/18 - 1:40 pm

Carty Castaldi took this photo of the sun rising over Boston and the Charles yesterday, but, honestly, it would work equally well tomorrow, what with the temperatures expected to rise into the 90s.

Max Grinnell, meanwhile, gives the forecast for Constitution Beach in East Boston: Sunny, with a chance of Modelo: Read more.

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

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 adamg - 3/1/18 - 10:25 pm

Mike Anderson watched a snowy owl at Constitution Beach in East Boston this evening.

By adamg - 11/30/17 - 6:49 pm
Street Danger

Henry Josue "Street Danger" Parada Martinez, 22, pleaded guilty yesterday to racketeering charges that include the murder of Wilson Martinez, 15, whose body, stabbed repeatedly, was found on Constitution Beach on Sept. 7, 2015, the US Attorney's office reports.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/16 - 7:30 pm

A man, apparently in his late 30s, was found in bad shape at the north end of Constitution Beach this afternoon. He was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead around 2:20 p.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/15 - 4:04 pm

The person whose body was found with multiple stab wounds on Constitution Beach yesterday morning was Wilson Martinez, 15, of East Boston, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/15 - 4:10 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Wilson Martinez, 15.

A man whose body was found on Constitution Beach in East Boston this morning was apparently stabbed to death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

A passerby found the man's body along the water near the East Boston Yacht Club around 8 a.m., the DA's office says.

The deceased has not yet been identified. He had injuries consistent with stab wounds, but the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of his death.

By adamg - 12/26/13 - 10:13 pm

Firefighters, the Massport harbor unit and a Coast Guard boat are at Constitution Beach in East Boston, looking to see if there's a person associated with the car now in the water there. Nobody was in the vehicle itself.

UPDATE, 10:55 p.m.: Nobody found in search of area around vehicle; tow truck to pull it out of the water.

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