There's the opening of Sullivan's at Castle Island, of course, but also the day that Richard Mahoney returns to Old Colony Avenue to sell flowers out the back of his van again, Eileen Murphy reports.
Old Colony Avenue
A developer has proposed replacing a nondescript, gray building that now houses a glass company with a 19-unit, six-story apartment building that would sit between Old Colony Avenue and West 9th Street, near their intersections with D Street. Read more.
Around 6:35 p.m. At least two shots fired, gun recovered off Gavin Way.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by developer Patrick Mahoney for a six-story building at 200 Old Colony Avenue that would include five stories of apartments atop the Notre Dame Education Center, which would move from its existing building on the site into the new building. Read more.
A Charlestown developer last week filed detailed plans with the BPDA to replace the Notre Dame Education Center at 200 Old Colony Ave. with a new six-story building with 54 residential units - and ground-floor space for the adult-ed facility. Read more.
A developer has proposed replacing the Notre Dame Education Center at 200 Old Colony Ave. with a new six-story building that would include ground-floor space for the center and 55 residential units atop it. Read more.
A South Boston Municipal Court judge today declared Richard Higgins of Attleboro "dangerous" and ordered him held without bail for four months, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Richard Higgins, 78, of Attleboro, was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing following a weekend incident in which he allegedly sent a 12-year-old girl flying into the air on Old Colony Avenue while under the influence of both alcohol and a narcotic, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Around 11:50 p.m. on Friday at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue. One car was hit twice, police found three shell casings in the intersection. No people hit.
Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.
Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.
The Zoning Board of Appeals this week approved the replacement of Williams Tavern, 100 A St. and the Stadium Sports Bar, 232 Old Colony Ave., with the sort of fancy new housing that is rapidly taking over the neighborhood. Read more.
A developer this week filed formal plans to tear down the Stadium Sports Bar at 228 Old Colony Ave. to make way for a six-story building with 28 apartments or condos - in what it's calling "a compelling precedent" for further development of the area around Old Colony and Dorchester Street.
Ryan Sillery's proposal calls for 29 parking spaces for the units, which will range from one to three bedrooms and which will include four affordable units. Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports a developer wants to turn five acres of industrial land at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue into a mixed-use development with 700 housing units in eight buildings, one 17 stories tall.
State Police, with assistance from their Boston counterparts, are investigating how a man got shot tonight in a car on Old Colony Avenue near the footbridge to Moakley Park. The victim got himself to Boston Medical Center around 9:30 p.m.- where not long after, security guards found a car parked outside with bullet holes.
This was about an hour after another man was stabbed outside the JFK/UMass T stop.
UPDATE: Boston Police report a third victim showed up in Jamaica Plain.
Around 12:20 a.m. in front of the Stadium Bar on Old Colony Avenue. Police found one victim there; about ten minutes after the shooting, the second victim showed up at Boston Medical Center.
The homicide unit was summoned because the man who managed to get to Boston Medical Center was in bad shape. Police, however, say he is expected to survive.