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By adamg - 10/3/23 - 10:04 am

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old they say used a rock to bust into a South Boston marijuana shop and grab some product - only to then promptly get arrested by cops alerted by the shop's alarm. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/23 - 11:55 am

The Boston Licensing Board today formally dinged Dorgan's, 662‑664 East Broadway, for getting caught selling hard liquor to an underage guy with a fake ID and for letting customers walk back onto the street with open containers of alcohol during this year's St. Patrick's parade. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/23 - 8:54 am
The front of the line to get on a bus in South Boston this morning

Only the front of the line.

Carina Flynn videoed the lines of people hoping they can get on a 7 bus in South Boston this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/23 - 12:35 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant beer-and-wine licenses to two long-time markets - the East Broadway Market at 869 East Broadway at O Street in South Boston and the Beacon Hill Market, 55 Anderson St. at Myrtle Street on Beacon Hill.

The board's hearings on the two applications this morning were as varied as the neighborhoods themselves. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/23 - 2:48 pm

The owner of a single-family home on East Broadway in South Boston yesterday sued to block construction of a new two-family house and the additions of dormers and an extension to an existing home on an East 4th Street lot that touches his property at a single point, arguing the construction would mean more noise, overcrowding and shadows, and less air, light, privacy and property value for him. Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/23 - 1:06 pm
Rendering of new Blank Street coffeehouse

Rendering of proposed Blank Street Coffee.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by a Brooklyn-based coffeehouse chain that specializes in cold brews to turn a former real-estate office at 489 East Broadway in South Boston into a place where baristas can ply their trade - right around the corner from the more old-school PS Gourmet, which sells giant-sized "buckets" of flavored iced coffee. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/23 - 3:45 pm
Sign on a shopping carriage that warns the wheels will lock up if taken past the parking lot

Eileen Murphy reports the South Boston Stop & Shop has equipped its carriages with a system that supposedly keeps them from being driven onto the sidewalk, so no more "late night joyriding or carting tanked pals home." Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/23 - 1:36 pm

The Boston Licensing Board this morning approved extending hours at South Boston Candlepins, 543 East Broadway from 11 p.m. until midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/23 - 11:39 am
John Tunney

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let South Boston Candlepins, 543 East Broadway, extend its closing time for both bowling and drinking from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/22 - 9:39 am

WCVB reports on the woman who owns the condo with the frozen little bodies. The causes of their deaths remain under investigation.

By adamg - 12/6/22 - 3:32 pm
Rendering of proposed new building at 748-750 East Broadway

Rendering by Sousa Design.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Joey Arcari to replace what is now a vacant lot at 748-750 East Boradway at L Street with a four-story building: Ground-floor retail space topped by three residential floors with a total of nine apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/22 - 8:10 pm

The Boston Police Department reports that after officers recovered the remains of one infant in a freezer in a condo at 838 East Broadway on Nov. 17, they returned and found the remains of three other infants. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/22 - 3:36 pm

Boston Police report homicide detectives "located what appears to be additional human remains" at 838 East Broadway in South Boston, where the body of a fetus or young infant was found in a freezer yesterday. WCVB reports it might be another fetus or infant.

By adamg - 11/17/22 - 9:47 pm
Where the body was found

Where the body was found. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports on the discovery around 2 p.m. in the freezer of an apartment at 838 East Broadway in South Boston. The remains were taken to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death and age.

By adamg - 7/11/22 - 8:28 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of a local man on charges to one of the two cases of indecent assault and battery they were investigating in the area of Perkins Square. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/22 - 9:44 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating two recent incidents of indecent assault and battery in the area of Dorchester Street and East Broadway in South Boston.

Indecent assault and battery can include such things as groping and rubbing rather than rape.

Police did not provide additional details.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 11:26 pm
Snow removal on East Broadway

Eileen Murphy watched a crew clear the asphalt of snow along East Broadway in South Boston tonight, to drive it over to one of Boston's nine snow farms.

By adamg - 1/30/22 - 7:01 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun at the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, early this morning found the man - and his gun and the nine bullets he had in a magazine - and arrested him. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 6:00 pm
Line outside the Broadway in South Boston in the snow

Jay Kenney found quite the line outside the Broadway in South Boston at the height of the storm.

By adamg - 1/13/22 - 11:33 am

The owners of the condos at 524 East Broadway, a four-story building near H Street in South Boston, today sued the Zoning Board of Appeal and the couple that owns the neighboring house, seeking to block construction of a four-story extension to the house next door, saying the board had some nerve approving a four-story addition that will harm them and set a precedent that will let owners of other smallish buildings over-densify the neighborhood. Read more.

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