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By adamg - 12/12/19 - 1:01 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court this week overturned a judge's decision to toss the contents and call data police found on the phone of Dondre Snow of Dorchester, one of two men charged with murder Maurice Scott on Old Colony Avenue in South Boston in December, 2015. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 9:22 am

StreetsBlogMass reports on a new design for a bridge to replace the hulking old unusable bridge.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 7:04 pm

Corey Dinopoulos was among the growing horde trying to get on a 7 bus at South Station this evening:

Our system is failing us daily. 6pm on a Tues; dozens of people wait in the rain as two full 7 buses pass them by. This doesn’t include dozens of people waiting at Melcher St and the BCEC outbound stops.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 11:33 am

NBC Boston reportsW.

reports on one of his outbursts today.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 1:36 pm
Plump squirrel wants more nuts

Eileen Murphy reports a squirrel that would seem to be more than amply ready for winter keeps coming up to her South Boston window demanding more peanuts.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 5:05 pm
Sunset over Fort Point Channel

Steve Klise watched the sunset from the South Boston side of the channel:

Damn, Boston, winter evenings look good on you.

By adamg - 12/6/19 - 8:20 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Marc Gibson, 46, of Centerville, VA on two counts of rape and one count of secretly photographing an unclothed person for an incident at the Renaissance Hotel in October, 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 12:03 am
Jeep on fire on I-93

Gaston spotted this flaming Wrangler shortly before 11 p.m. northbound near exit 16.

By adamg - 12/3/19 - 8:47 am
Car wanted for South Boston hit and run

Surveillance photos via State Police

State Police report they are looking for a driver who sent a 60-year-old woman to the hospital with serious injuries Monday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 9:05 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 2 Harbor St.

Architect's rendering.

ICCNE, a subsidiary of Millennium Partners, today filed detailed plans for a 10-story, 381,000-square-foot building aimed at biotech research and development in South Boston's Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park - where it had once hoped to build an innovation complex seven times larger with aerial gondolas ferrying workers and visitors to and from South Station. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 8:46 am
Sunrise over the South Boston Waterfront and Fort Point Channel

Tim Colby watched daybreak over Fort Point Channel and the South Boston waterfront this morning.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 6:54 pm

Trish Fontanilla asks:

Irish pub vibe in or closest to the Seaport? For whatever reason (that's a lie, I know I have a baby face), I always get approached by folks from Ireland (hi to the couple from Cork that stopped me today!) and asked where the closest pub is.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 11:30 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Castle Island Brewing plans to open a brewery and pub in part of the old Cole Hersee factory at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Avenue.

By adamg - 11/18/19 - 9:39 pm

Related Beal has notified the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a three-building complex on a 6.5-acre parcel between A Street and Fort Point Channel that it bought from Gillette for $218 million in May. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 4:49 pm

Hilco Redevelopment Partners and Redgate Capital Partners have filed new plans with the BPDA for their L Street project that now call for 636 residential units - down from the 750 they proposed in July and the 1,344 they initially proposed on the 15.2-acre site. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 1:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, to expand its capacity and add residential units on floors above it - but board members said they are concerned by complaints from nearby residents about boisterious, often angry customers, especially at closing time. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/19 - 12:59 pm

The Gold Dust Orphans, who have been performing at Machine on Boylston Street in the Fenway since 1995, are moving to the Lithuanian Club, 368 West Broadway in South Boston, where they will open with "Christmas on Uranus," starting Dec. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 4:49 pm

The Fort Poin Boston Blog reports that Proctor and Gamble has started the early stages of a study of its Gillette plants in South Boston and Andover aimed at creating "new, world class, high tech production facilities, a cutting-edge innovation center and modern office space" - with an emphasis on a major continuing presence along Fort Point Channel.

By adamg - 10/29/19 - 2:33 pm

Boston Police report residents concerned about "heightened" drug activity around 5 Mohawk St. in Andrew Square and 50 West Broadway near the Broadway T stop dropped figurative dimes to the BPD anonymous text tip line, which sparked investigations that led to the arrest of two men on meth-trafficking charges. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 12:26 pm
Large boat at the Black Falcon pier

Gary Waldeck couldn't help but notice the MSC Meraviglia docked at the Black Falcon pier this morning. With a capacity of 4,500 passengers, it's the sixth largest cruise ship in the world - and the largest to ever dock in Boston.

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