A man who was living in a luxury East Boston duplex under another person's identity while dealing drugs and fraudulently obtaining pandemic unemployment insurance and who was arrested after shooting up a Cambridge street corner and then crashing his car on an I-93 offramp in downtown Boston, all while facing state gun charges in six separate cases, was sentenced last week to nearly eight years in federal prison. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday warned the owner of La Chiva, 259 Bennington St. that he needs to step up his game and stop letting customers bring in beers to enjoy on its outside patio, since he doesn't have an alcohol license. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Billares Colombia, 28 Bennington St. to go without its liquor license for one day after police found it seriously overcrowded one June night and then found it exceeding its capacity just a week later. Read more.
A regular at Renegade's Pub, 1004 Bennington St. in East Boston, exploded in uncontrollable rage one July evening when the restaurant's co-owner and manager blocked her from leaving to drive away with her tiny dog because she appeared under the influence and they didn't want her to get behind the wheel. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting two Chelsea men they say were driving around East Boston Saturday afternoon in a car with excessive tinting, an obscured front license plate and two guns loaded with a total of 28 bullets. Read more.
Joan was at Nahant Beach this afternon when the storm showed up and just burst right over her head. She managed to get a couple of good shots "just before we grabbed our stuff and made a mad dash for the car."
The Boston Fire Department reports 11 people, one cat and one dog were displaced early this morning when the masonry veneer on one wall of 282 Sumner Street mostly collapsed into the narrow alleyway separating the three-family building from its neighbor.
ISD determined a structural engineer will have to come in and extensive repairs be made before the building is habitable again.
City Councilor Gabriela Coletta reports donations can be dropped off between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. through the end of the week at East Boston High School for victims of yesterday's five-alarm fire on Princeton Street. In particular:
Please join us in providing clothes of all sizes, including for infants and toddlers, toiletries, baby formula, diapers, and overall support for these residents.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 316 Princeton St. in East Boston shortly before 6 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire that spread to two neighboring buildings. Read more.