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By adamg - 9/29/22 - 12:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board ordered Billares Colombia, 28 Bennington St., in East Boston, shut on Saturday because of repeated complaints from nearby residents about noise and crowds. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 9:31 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a proposed marijuana shop at 4 Neptune Rd. in East Boston - but without what appeared to be a takeout window shown on the submitted plans. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 11:02 pm

The federal government reports the remains of an American POW interred at a military cemetery in Hawaii have been identified as those of Army Cpl. Joseph J. Puopolo, 19, of East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/22 - 1:22 pm

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.

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 1:27 pm

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.

By adamg - 9/15/22 - 11:21 am

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.

By adamg - 9/13/22 - 1:49 pm

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.

By adamg - 9/12/22 - 12:38 pm
Air Force 1 over East Boston

Live Boston captured Air Force 1 over Bayswater Street in East Boston on its final approach to Logan today.

Ben Youtz got a good look at the plane after it landed from a passing commuter ferry: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 12:20 pm

The T announced today it will start running ferries between Lewis Mall in East Boston and Long Wharf downtown on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 10:14 am

Labor Day and all that, MassDOT announced this morning.

The regular weekend shutdowns resume next weekend, they report.

By adamg - 8/13/22 - 10:28 pm

Last month, it was a falling strip of metal from an Orange Line car that sparked explosions and a fire. Yesterday, it was a piece of metal that fall on a Blue Line train entering Suffolk Downs that caused sparks and halted service, WFXT reports.

By adamg - 8/12/22 - 4:42 pm

Nothing like bustitution on a Friday afternoon along the Blue Line to get the weekend off to a rousing start.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 11:41 am
Proposed patio

Rendeirng of proposed seasonal patio

A temporary outdoor patio during the pandemic has worked so well for Mi Pueblito, 333 Border St., it wants to make the patio permanent. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/22 - 2:30 pm

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.

By adamg - 8/7/22 - 9:47 pm
Storm lets loose over Nahant

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."

Chelsea Scanner watched the storm advance from Chelsea, and watched the lightning streak down in the direction of Everett and Somerville: Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 11:21 am

The MBTA is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes on the Blue Line "due to a maintenance train inspecting the overhead wires."

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 11:31 pm

Eversource reports more than 3,000 homes and businesses in East Boston lost power around 11 p.m. It's hoping to have the power back by 12:45 a.m.

By adamg - 7/31/22 - 5:20 pm
Collapsed masonry at 282 Sumner St.

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.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 10:52 am

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.

By adamg - 7/19/22 - 7:14 pm
Firefighter at East Boston fire

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.

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