East Boston

By - 3/22/19 - 10:19 am

A developer is signalling its intent to replace "a series of non-descript automobile repair structures," a parking lot and a small house on Bremen Street, between Brooks and Putnam streets in East Boston, with a six-story, 165-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 3/20/19 - 8:37 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury yesterday indicted Domenic D'Amore, 29, on numerous charges related to sex with children and making and distributing pornographic images of children, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/20/19 - 10:29 am
Architect's rendering of proposed Coleridge Street complex

In East Boston did a developer
A stately complex decree.

Developer Ryan Acone has filed plans for a three-story, 19-unit two-building complex at 181-183 Coleridge St. with a 22-space garage and a "facility of public accommodation," or community room and a stretch of public Harborwalk. Read more

By - 3/17/19 - 11:05 pm

The MBTA says it hopes to resume Blue Line service through the waterlogged Orient Heights station with the start of service Monday morning. Still, just in case, the T advises riders to allow some extra time. Read more.

By - 3/16/19 - 10:44 am
Aftermath of the casket-company fire in East Boston

Boston firefighters remained at what was left of the New England Casket Co. this morning, continuing to hit hot spots with water to prevent any flareups of the nine-alarm fire that broke out around 3 p.m. yesterday, sending fire out windows and the roof well into the evening. Read more.

By - 3/15/19 - 3:24 pm
Casket-company fire from the air in East Boston

See it larger. Photo by Kim CV, landing at Logan shortly after 5 p.m.

Update, 10:25 p.m. Nearby residents being allowed to return to their homes.

A fire that erupted on the roof of the New England Casket Co., 1141 Bennington St. in East Boston shortly after 3 p.m. spread throughout the building and spewing toxic smoke that forced the evacuation of nearby residents as it went to nine alarms. Read more.

By - 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 - 3/13/19 - 10:57 am
101 Condor St. proposal

Archictect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a four-story, 18-unit condo building at 101 Condor St., at Brooks Street. Read more.

By - 3/13/19 - 9:42 am
Architect's rendering of proposed Chelsea Street building

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan for a three-story retail and office building at 9 Chelsea St. that could feature a two-level restaurant with rooftop dining. Read more.

By - 3/11/19 - 12:52 pm

Boston Police report they are looking to identify and talk to a guy spotted in the Chelsea Street bar outside of which Alfred Rodriguez Nunez was fatally stabbed early on Feb. 17.

Read more.

By - 3/11/19 - 8:50 am

James Aloisi says good bye to Mary Ellen Welch, "East Boston’s premier activist and advocate for social justice, housing equity, and sustainable mobility."

By - 3/5/19 - 10:00 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $1,000 and Cornejo's next court date is April 5, per the Suffolk County DA's office.

Boston Police report arresting Lynn man for a knifepoint robbery in the lobby of 434 Border St. yesterday morning. Read more.

By - 2/28/19 - 10:08 pm
Seagull ripping a windshield wiper apart in East Boston

Cdiddy reports finding this seagull busy tearing apart one of his car's windshield wipers in East Boston today.

The rat-swallowing seagull of the North End.

By - 2/28/19 - 2:04 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed Maverick Square building

Architect's rendering. T stop on the right.

MG2, which has a number of East Boston projects under development, is proposing a six-story, 25-unit residential building on what is now a parking lot at Maverick Square and Sumner Street, across from the Blue Line station and bus stop. Read more.

By - 2/24/19 - 10:17 am
Curb Your Dog sign in East Boston

An annoyed citizen files a 311 request that the city put back the "Curb Your Dog" sign some nearby residents put up in Porzio Park in East Boston:

We paid for them to help the dog poop epidemic down Porzio Park there were 5 of them

By - 2/20/19 - 7:32 pm
Alfred Rodriguez Nunez

Boston Police report a man who was stabbed outside the Modelo, 411 Chelsea St., around 1:55 a.m. on Sunday died today.

The man, identified by NBC Boston as Alfred Rodriguez Nunez, is Boston's eighth murder victim in 2019.

By - 2/19/19 - 8:00 pm
Architect's rendering of 28-30 Geneva Ave.

Bird-enhanced architect's rendering.

A local landlord is proposing to replace a limo garage at 28-30 Geneva St., at Gove Street, with a five-story, 27-unit residential building with 19 parking spaces. Read more.

By - 2/17/19 - 11:23 am

UPDATE: Victim died.

WCVB reports a man was stabbed outside Taverna Medallo, 411 Chelsea St., around 2 a.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 2/16/19 - 8:29 pm

Boston Police report arresting three out-of-towners in Maverick Square while looking for whoever put up those white-supremacist posters that went up a couple days ago in East Boston. Read more.

By - 2/16/19 - 5:41 pm
Globe Direct circulars lying in the snow in East Boston

An annoyed East Boston resident files a 311 complaint about festering Globe Direct circulars:

Boston Globe Direct marketing is all over my neighborhood! Opting out does not stop the delivery. Also, their plastic bags are just as bad or worse as plastic shopping bags, which Boston already banned!