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By adamg - 9/16/23 - 8:52 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about an electronic signboard with a misspelling at Saint Martin and Medford street in Charlestown - and the potential impact of that on Charlestown's younger residents: Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/22 - 9:33 pm

Police are looking for several guys in black masks who apparently took shots at a man in car in the area of Corey and Medford streets in Charlestown shortly before 9:30 p.m. They missed him, but his his car, several parked cars and a building on Walford Way.

By adamg - 6/1/22 - 10:19 pm
Bullet hole in Bunker Hill development window

No people hit, but shot went through apartment window. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports numerous cars and buildings - but no people - were hit with gunfire during a gun battle that erupted near 50 Medford St. around 10:30 p.m. on Monday.

Police recovered more than 60 spent shells.

By adamg - 5/19/22 - 9:55 am

Capybaras Romeo and Tuff'n Go Shopping カピバラロミオゴーショッピング

This is not the Charlestown Whole Foods - yet.

A citizen of the sort who is up at 4:41 a.m. files a 311 report about the situation on Medford Street in Charlestown: Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/22 - 5:35 pm
Crooked Charlestown street

A roving UHub photographer snapped Charlestown's Medford Street, which, despite being about as straight a street as you could find in Boston, is currently decorated with the waviest yellow lines this side of an acid trip.

He adds that should you find your way up there, stop by Jenny's Pizza (which, via Karson Trager, actually posted a photo of the wavering line yesterday).

By adamg - 11/10/21 - 12:03 pm
Rough rendering of 425 Medford St. proposal

New development doubling as a flooding barrier.

The Flatley Co. has filed broad plans for a proposed 25-acre development between Medford Street and the Mystic River that will feature buildings as tall as 22 stories - on a site raised 22 feet above water so it can double as a barrier to protect hundreds of acres well inland of its own holdings from the sort of flooding researchers now predict for 2070 as sea levels continue to rise. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/21 - 11:23 am
Charlestown beach in 1900

Site was home to Charlestown's only beach, open until 1957. Source.

A Braintree developer says it will soon file plans to turn the 20.5-acre site of a former sugar refinery on the Mystic River into a large mixed-use development fronted by a large seawall that will both protect the lower parts of the area from flooding caused by rising seas and create a new linear park that will give residents access to that part of the waterfront for the first time in decades. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/16 - 11:52 pm

Around 11:40 p.m. outside 50 Medford St., by two guys who came up behind him, robbed him of cash, then ran into the project. He suffered a small cut to the hand. One of the suspects was white, in his mid-20s and wearing a white T-shirt.

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