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.
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.
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.