The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two projects for two parcels on Columbia Road that will mean 113 new affordable apartments, artist space and the preservation of two historic buildings across from the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner. Read more.
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Matthew Malloy of Ocean Street in Dorchester really, really wants to buy an electric vehicle. But he doesn't have a driveway and ISD has warned him that if he tries to run an extension cord over the sidewalk to a car parked at the curb, he'd get fined.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 38-unit apartment building at 120 Bowdoin St. at Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously approved a developer's plans to replace a block of stores next to the Roslindale Square municipal building with a 31-unit apartment building with room for two of the current businesses. Read more.
For the second time in a year, the Zoning Board of Appeal has rejected a proposal by a billboard company and the Polish American Citizens Club to erect a digital billboard on club property to beam ads at Expressway drivers - and to help financially support the non-profit club. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved developer Salvatore Lupoli's plans to convert the old Traffic Tunnel Administration building on North Street just off the Greenway into his new home: A 6,700-square-foot manse with five bedrooms, a gymnasium, a rec room with a pool table and a rooftop deck surrounding the building's pergola. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal by the Common Room to convert a house at 40 Lake St. in Brighton to a place where high-functioning people on the autism spectrum who have graduated high school can gather in small groups for social and learning activities. Read more.
Hyde Park developers split on whether the current economy means they should build apartments or condos
Two weeks after one developer said it wanted to change its proposed apartment building on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park to condos because of the current economy, another developer has filed a request to change a proposed condo building on Hyde Park Avenue from condos to apartments due to the current economy. Read more.
A group of residents living near the site of a proposed synagogue on Bennett Street in Brighton yesterday sued to block its construction, saying the new building and attached rabbi's residence would simply be far too large for a congested, narrow street. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a marijuana dispensary at 329 Columbus Ave. in the South End, where Coda used to be.
Desiree Franjul's Herbal Power now goes to the state Cannabis Control Commission for the final approval it will need before it can open, with hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Rainbow Adult Day Health Care Center to open a new facility at 60-64 Hill Top St. in Dorchester. Read more.
Board approves six-unit residential building on Fuller Street in Dorchester after slashing the number of parking spaces
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a six-unit residential building at 60 Fuller St. in Dorchester, but on the condition the owners only put down enough asphalt for six parking spaces, rather than the twelve they proposed. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan by Habitat for Humanity to build a townhouse-style building with seven condos, all to be sold as affordable to buyers who would have to volunteer time to help put the building up, at Norfolk Street and Thetford Avenue in Dorchester. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved an Ontario developer's plans to replace the aging parking garage at 125 Lincoln St. with an 11-story life-sciences building with ground-floor space for a banquet hall - and with plans for 50 to 60 units of affordable housing on Essex Street. Read more.
Developer still plans to replace two-family homes near the Fairmount train station with a single, larger building, but plans now call for condos instead of apartments
The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday gave the owner of four two-family houses on Fairmount Avenue, near the bridge over the Neponset and the train tracks in Hyde Park, an extra year to start razing them to make way for a four-story, 47-unit residential building. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace a single-family home with a six-condo, townhouse building at 272 East Eagle St. in East Boston. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a total of seven new residential units in East Boston while rejecting six. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace a triple decker at 221 East Eagle St. in East Boston with a new four-story, six-unit condo building with six parking spaces and an elevator. Read more.
Board approves replacement of junkyard with five-story residential and office building on Allstate Road in Dorchester
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a developer's proposal for a building with nine apartments and one floor of commercial space on Allstate Road at Willow Court across from the South Bay mall. Read more.
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