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Mary Ellen McCormack Development

By adamg - 12/15/23 - 11:25 am
Rendering of proposed new Mary Ellen McCormack development

Rendering by CBT.

The BPDA board yesterday approved the first phase of a long-term re-do of Mary Ellen McCormack in South Boston, under which a developer working with the BHA will replace 529 antiquated BHA apartments and add 781 new apartments split between affordable and market rate. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/23 - 9:23 am

City Councilor Kendra Lara (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill) says she's fed up with what she considers the "homophobic and transphobic rhetoric" from Councilors Ed Flynn (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, downtown), Michael Flaherty (at large) and Erin Murphy (at large) in the days after first responders found a dead man in a Mary Ellen McCormack apartment. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/23 - 2:42 pm

The Herald reports what police found inside an apartment at the Mary Ellen McCormack development.

By adamg - 9/20/21 - 9:52 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers arrested a man they say was standing at Logan and McDonough ways in the Mary Ellen McCormack development chatting with some other guys - while packing a gun loaded with 19 rounds in one of his pant legs Saturday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/21 - 2:29 pm

A team of researchers at Boston College, Boston University and Harvard have won the federal grant to study "how the massive makeover will affect the health and well-being of more than 1,000 children and adults" who live in the state's oldest public-housing complex. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/21 - 3:18 pm
Rendering of new McCormack development

Rendering by CBT.

WinnCompanies today told the BPDA it will shortly file plans to begin turning the Mary Ellen McCormack development - the state's first public-housing project, opened some 83 years ago - into a mixed-income complex that will include all new homes for current BHA tenants and market-rate units. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/21 - 9:42 pm

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed several times in the stomach at 250 Msgr. O'Callaghan Way around 3 a.m. on Thursday.

By adamg - 1/26/20 - 2:36 pm

Boston Police report a teen under observation by both Boston officers and FBI agents was arrested yesterday on O'Callaghan Way - after a brief chase in which he took off and tossed a jacket with "a loaded 9mm Millennium G2 handgun along with 9 small plastic bags of heroin, 5 suboxone strips and 1 small plastic bag of cocaine" in the pockets. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/20 - 9:53 am

A federal judge sentenced Jermaine Tindal, 30, to 21 months in federal prison on Monday following his guilty plea to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, the US Atttorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/18 - 1:13 pm

A man who allegedly wheeled both his daughter and a shotgun in a stroller on his way to sell the weapon at the Mary Ellen McCormack development and a man charged with selling heroin and fentanyl there were arrested on federal charges yesterday as part of a South Boston crackdown that documents filed in court suggest could result in more arrests. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/17 - 10:17 pm
Hawk on the ground at Mary Ellen McCormack project in South Boston

Remember when hawks were a rare things in the city? A roving UHub photographer spotted this seemingly put out hawk on the O'Callaghan Way side of the Mary Ellen McCormack project in South Boston today.

By adamg - 2/15/16 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police report arresting three and seizing drugs and ammunition in raids at the Mary Ellen McCormack project early this morning. Read more.

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