The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a new condo building on Albany Street at East Canton Street after the developer agreed to add an extra unit that would be sold as affordable. Read more.
Live Boston reports on a 1 a.m. stabbing on Albany Street, across from the Boston Medical Center ambulance bays. His attacker might have gotten slashed as well, if not to the extent of immediately needing the services inside the building.
The Zoning Board of Appeal, getting a little fed up with nine-unit development proposals that skirt the city minimum for affordable housing, today told a developer who wants to put up a nine-unit building on Albany Street in the South End to try to shrink some of the units so that he can fit in at least one that could be rented or sold as affordable. Read more.
Around 5 p.m, Boston Police officers captured a man holding what appeared to be a gun in the middle of Rotch Playground at Albany and Randolph streets about seven hours after he first appeared with the weapon. Read more.
Around 9:15 p.m. in the area of 774 Albany St. A bullet went through a window at 780 Albany St. A suspect was detained on Harrison Avenue near East Concord Street, on the other side of the BMC campus. Read more.
Shortly before 9:30 p.m. The victim fell to the ground, then ran through traffic a half block down Massachusetts Avenue before Boston EMS found him and transported him back a half block to the Boston Medical Center emergency room. Injury not considered life threatening.
It's at least the third knife attack in the general Mass/Cass area in the past two weeks, although the other two were fatal.
Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say was standing outside Boston Health Care for the Homeless, 780 Albany St., Friday morning with salable amounts of fentanyl, crack and marijuana. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting Gerald Lenzel Bowens, 25, of Malden, on charges he ended an argument with Timothy Walton, 32, of Roxbury Wednesday night by repeatedly stabbing Walton at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street, just down the street from the Boston Medical Center emergency room. Read more.
Victim identified as Timothy Walton, 32, of Roxbury.
Boston Police report a man was stabbed around 9:10 p.m. at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street - near the ambulance bays for the Boston Medical Center ER, into which he was rushed. He was declared dead not long after.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops at 430-454 Blue Hill Ave. in Grove Hall and 591 Albany St. in the South End.
In both cases, the approval does not mean the shops can actually open, only that they can now apply to the state Cannabis Control Commission, which would have to decide whether to grant licenses. Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports that BU's National Emerging Diseases Laboratory on Albany Street - the BU biolab - took delivery of samples of two of the world's deadliest diseases this week, after city health officials gave them the final approval they needed for their research.
At a meeting of the Boston Civic Design Commission on Tuesday, National Development will show off its latest plans for an Albany Street apartment tower aimed at carless, tech-savvy Millennials willing to accept 500-square-foot studios in exchange for life in the most happening part of the South End, with a full-time activities director and with a large communal kitchen in case they don't want to use their apartment kitchens so they can hang out with their neighbors while waiting for their clothes to dry in the building laundry room, after a hard day of knocking off a proposal or two in the building's co-working space. Read more.
Granite blocks covering a retaining wall under the bridge that carries Albany Street over the Amtrak and commuter-rail tracks between South Station and Back Bay collapsed on the tracks around 6:30 p.m. WHDH reports no injuries.