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By adamg - 1/23/23 - 5:07 pm

A non-profit group that wants to put affordable housing on 7 1/2 acres of East Boston waterfront it owns is suing the state agency that says the land can only be used for marine industries - or yacht storage - even though the land has no docks or access to the harbor's main shipping channel. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 11:41 am
Proposed patio

Rendeirng of proposed seasonal patio

A temporary outdoor patio during the pandemic has worked so well for Mi Pueblito, 333 Border St., it wants to make the patio permanent. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/22 - 10:07 am
Crime scene on Border Street

Border Street crime scene

Live Boston reports two men were shot on Border Street near the Shaw's around 2:30 a.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of one of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 1/6/22 - 12:54 pm
Vanik Hacopian

Hacopian during Zoomed hearing yesterday.

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans for the operators of a Quincy restaurant to open an outlet on Border Street near Decatur Street that hopes to attract both East Boston residents and a growing community of Eastie restaurant workers who'd prefer to cap their nights near home rather than across the harbor. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/21 - 10:10 pm

Cambridge Police and the FBI say Jammy Alphonse had a long night on July 25 into the 26th - which could now mean a long sentence in a federal prison. Read more.

By adamg - 6/23/20 - 9:27 am
Border Street shooting scene

Police examine scene. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports a man was shot in the leg shortly before 2:30 a.m. behind 710-712 Border St., in the Shore Plaza complex in East Boston.

By adamg - 6/20/20 - 11:21 am

Around 10:40 p.m. on Friday, victim found on Border Street near Maverick Street. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 1:03 pm

NBC Boston reports the body was recovered from Boston Harbor off Border Street after it was called in around 10:45 a.m.

By adamg - 3/5/19 - 10:00 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $1,000 and Cornejo's next court date is April 5, per the Suffolk County DA's office.

Boston Police report arresting Lynn man for a knifepoint robbery in the lobby of 434 Border St. yesterday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/19 - 9:47 pm

A 15-year-old, in the foot, shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Border Street near Sumner Street in a drive-by. Police found a car with gunfire damage and a shell casing on Border Street near Liverpool Street.

By adamg - 11/14/18 - 10:20 am
Architect's rendering of 277 Border St. in East Boston

Architect's rendering

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plan to build a five-story, 18-unit residential building on what is now a salvage yard at 277 Border St., near Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/18 - 3:15 pm
Architect's rendering of 277 Border St.

Architect's rendering.

A downtown developer with a fascination for East Boston has proposed replacing an auto-body shop at 277 Border St. with a five-story building with 18 residential units. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/18 - 10:33 am
Man being rescued from barge

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters were able to rescue a worker who got trapped inside a 10x30 barge in the water off Border Street, near the Umana Academy. The man was rescued shortly after 8:45 a.m. and handed over to EMS for transport to a local hospital.

By adamg - 8/9/18 - 3:33 pm
Architect's rendering of 425 Border St.

Architect's rendering.

A cancer researcher turned real-estate investor has filed plans with the BPDA for a 16-unit residential building at 425 Border St., at the corner of Falcon Street. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/18 - 7:31 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Taquise Johnson, 29.

WFXT reports a man was fatally shot on Border Street near Falcon Street around 11:50 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/17 - 12:55 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a four-alarm fire that heavily damaged a warehouse on Border Street in Central Square started inside a trailer parked inside the warehouse:

Heat source too close to combustibles. Indication someone may have used it to sleep.

By adamg - 11/15/17 - 10:02 am

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans by the owner of 135-139 Border St. to gut what is now a three-story office building and turn the upper two floors into apartments or condos.

By adamg - 11/11/17 - 7:36 pm
East Boston warehouse fire

BFD: Cause may have been somebody using a heat source to warm a trailer he or she was sleeping in.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 6 p.m. to Border Street for what turned into a four-alarm fire in a vacant three-story warehouse next to the shopping center. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/17 - 3:29 pm

Boston Police continue to look for the instigators of "a large fight" at Shore Plaza East on Border Street Wednesday night that sent five people to the hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/16 - 9:50 am
301 Border St. proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace auto-body repair shops with a six-story condo building at 301-303 Border St.

The BPDA had approved City Realty's plans for the $21.6-million, 64-condo project, which will include ten 3-bedroom units and consolidate five lots into one, last month. Read more.

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