The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved the East Boston Community Development Corp.'s plans for a seven-story, 42-unit apartment building behind its existing apartment building at 187 Sumner St. in Maverick Square. Read more.
A 15-year-old, in the foot, shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Border Street near Sumner Street in a drive-by. Police found a car with gunfire damage and a shell casing on Border Street near Liverpool Street.
The East Boston Community Development Corp. has filed plans to renovate the four-story building it owns at 191 Sumner St. in Maverick Square and building a new seven-story, 42-unit building behind it. Read more.
A strip of land up Jeffries Point that was once used to ferry millions of riders a year between the East Boston waterfront, Revere Beach and Lynn could become a series of five apartment and condo buildings under a developer's proposal. Read more.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a 20-unit Section 8 complex on Sumner Street with 52 apartments and condos that will let the current tenants move back in once construction is finished. Read more.
When city workers plant new street trees, they usually equip the tree with a bag to hold water and a couple of posts to steady it for awhile. John in Eastie wonders how much he should water the post next to this new tree on Sumner Street in East Boston.
UPDATE: Turns out there's a good reason to do this - see the comments.
Around 11:20 p.m., in the arm and foot.
Boston Police are continuing to investigate an incident early Sunday in which a car wound up in Boston Harbor mud at the end of Sumner and Marginal streets in East Boston. Read more.
Granny got your gator? Alison Frisby photographed an alligator head by the curb on Sumner Street in East Boston today.