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By adamg - 5/2/23 - 1:25 pm

A woman told she couldn't bring a bottle of beer with her at closing time at Barney's Grill, 299 Havre St. in East Boston, reacted by hurling the bottle at the bartender, hitting her in the chest, the bartender and police told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/23 - 11:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting two 14-year-olds they say stole 23 phones and 3 digital watches in two trips into a phone-repair shop at 201 Sumner St., across from the Maverick Square T stop in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/23 - 10:38 pm

Boston Police report Santos Moscoso, 47, of East Boston, was arrested at 74 Sumner St. on Thursday on 38 counts of willful and malicious destruction of property over $1,200. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/22 - 5:20 pm
Collapsed masonry at 282 Sumner St.

The Boston Fire Department reports 11 people, one cat and one dog were displaced early this morning when the masonry veneer on one wall of 282 Sumner Street mostly collapsed into the narrow alleyway separating the three-family building from its neighbor.

ISD determined a structural engineer will have to come in and extensive repairs be made before the building is habitable again.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 3:44 pm
Seized shotgun

Agent holds shotgun seized with drugs. Photo via DEA affidavit.

A Mexican woman faces a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to working with her son to sell two kilos of cocaine in East Boston's Maverick Square to a buyer who turned out to be working for the feds, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 9:50 pm

Only in Chelsea reports that around 9:30 p.m., Chelsea police officers found a car at 11 Congress Ave that was full of fresh bullet holes - and three men, one of whom had a gunsthot wound to the hand. The shooting happened not long before at Sumner and Havre streets near Maverick Square in East Boston.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 11:25 am
Architect's rendering of proposed Maverick Square building

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved the East Boston Community Development Corp.'s plans for a seven-story, 42-unit apartment building behind its existing apartment building at 187 Sumner St. in Maverick Square. 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 - 9/29/18 - 11:22 am
Architect's rendering of 191 Sumner Street in East Boston

Architect's rendering.

The East Boston Community Development Corp. has filed plans to renovate the four-story building it owns at 191 Sumner St. in Maverick Square and building a new seven-story, 42-unit building behind it. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/18 - 8:35 pm
Narrow-gauge proposal

Narrow-gauge proposal.

A strip of land up Jeffries Point that was once used to ferry millions of riders a year between the East Boston waterfront, Revere Beach and Lynn could become a series of five apartment and condo buildings under a developer's proposal. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/18 - 9:53 am
Architect's rendering of 125 Sumner St.

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a 20-unit Section 8 complex on Sumner Street with 52 apartments and condos that will let the current tenants move back in once construction is finished. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/18 - 8:40 am
Tree post that needs water in East Boston

When city workers plant new street trees, they usually equip the tree with a bag to hold water and a couple of posts to steady it for awhile. John in Eastie wonders how much he should water the post next to this new tree on Sumner Street in East Boston.

UPDATE: Turns out there's a good reason to do this - see the comments.

By adamg - 5/25/16 - 11:25 pm

Around 11:20 p.m., in the arm and foot.

By adamg - 8/10/15 - 12:01 pm

Boston Police are continuing to investigate an incident early Sunday in which a car wound up in Boston Harbor mud at the end of Sumner and Marginal streets in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/14 - 11:53 am

Granny got your gator? Alison Frisby photographed an alligator head by the curb on Sumner Street in East Boston today.

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