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By adamg - 10/19/23 - 2:16 pm
34 B Street rendering

Rendering by Choo & Company, shows new and existing buildings.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved developer Joe Hassell's plans for a six-story, 45-unit apartment building on what is now a vacant lot at 34 B St., next to the similar building he'd earlier built at the corner of B and West 5th streets in South Boston.

By adamg - 9/20/23 - 12:11 pm
Rendering of 270 Dorchester Ave.

Rendering by Embarc.

A developer who bought a vacant lot at Dorchester Avenue and B Street last year is asking the BPDA to sign off on plans to build a six-story, 114-unit apartment building there. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/23 - 8:42 pm

State Police and Boston Fire Department divers today recovered the body of a 60-year-old homeless man reported missing Monday morning from a homeless encampment near where the Mother Brook meets the Neponset River in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/23 - 10:13 am
Rendering of proposed 118 B St.

Rendering by Timothy Johnson Architect.

A South Boston developer has proposed replacing the Hinds & Coon tool company at 118 B St., off West 3rd Street, with a five-story, 37-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/23 - 3:35 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that MassDOT went too far in telling the owner of a small parcel between Cypher and B streets that it was just going to build tracks and facilities for testing new Red Line cars on the land with no compensation whatsoever. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/22 - 10:05 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man, not for beating somebody up on Costello Way in the West Broadway development around 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, but for the "Springfield Armory model XDM-9 firearm with one round in the chamber and eighteen rounds in the magazine" officers say they found him with shortly after over at B Street and Flaherty Way. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 9:57 am
270 Dorchester Ave. proposal in South Boston

Rendering by Embarc.

Correction: The story has been updated to reflect the fact that the new owner will follow the regular public process for development and that the proposal seeks will have 17% of its units as affordable. Also, while the developer was formerly called Novaya, it is rebranding as Foxfield LLC.

A condo project at 270 Dorchester Ave. that was first approved in 2017 but which is currently South Boston's version of the old Filene's hole could finally get built under a new owner. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/21 - 11:06 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today granted a one-year extension to the developer of a proposed eight-story, 150-unit condo building at Dorchester Avenue and B Street to start construction - but the developer's attorney said he's hoping construction can begin even sooner. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 10:04 am
Rendering of proposed 34 B Street in South Boston

Rendering by Arthur Choo and Co.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace an old auto-repair place at 34 B St., at West 5th St., with a six-story, $13-million building with 54 "compact" apartments aimed at young professionals and families who are willing to give up some room to live near the Broadway T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/16 - 10:51 pm

A man was stabbed on B Street near West 5 St. around 10: 30 p.m. John Duffill reports he was found a couple blocks away on Dalessio Court.. The homicide unit was called in because of the the seriousness of his injuries.

By adamg - 12/30/15 - 12:16 pm

The burglar lost: He fled, but not fast enough to evade police.

Boston Police report that what turned into a "see-saw battle for window access" began shortly before 1 a.m. today at 107 B St., when a resident watching TV heard a noise at her bedroom window: Read more.

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