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By adamg - 7/14/21 - 11:04 am

Boston Police report arresting two of five men involved in a Tuesday afternoon slugfest in Charlestown, one of whom they say had a backpack with a loaded gun in it. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 2:24 pm
Delisle at hearing

Delisle at hearing.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let former L'Espalier chiefs Matthew Dilisle and Peter McGough open a pasta-and-wine shop at 40 Main St. in Charlestown, where customers walking home from their jobs downtown could pick up some fresh pasta and pair it with what their attorney called "finer wines and more interesting beers." Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 10:28 pm

According to Boston Police, around 12:30 this morning, a 29-year-old man from South Boston got into a truck being loaded with live lobsters in Charlestown and sped off. But wait, it gets even Affleckier: Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/19 - 8:57 am

Live Boston reports somebody was shot around 1:30 a.m. in the area of 140 Main St. in Thompson Square. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 3/15/19 - 1:11 pm
Current Sullivan Square garage

The current lowly garage. Photo by BPDA.

The BPDA has begun looking at selling the development rights to a Sullivan Square lot now used by Boston EMS - but with the proviso that anything built there include a new and two-bay ambulance garage that would let the city provide extra ambulance service in the growing neighborhood from a facility better designed to survive being in a flood plain. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/4/15 - 1:42 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit sparked a fire at 311 Main St. that killed several pets and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a neck injury.

The fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. The six residents were not at home at the time.

Firefighters were hampered at first when they couldn't get any water.

By adamg - 11/5/14 - 10:03 pm
Shooting scene in Charlestown

Main Street remained a crime scene well into the night. Photo by Christopher Kiertz.

UPDATE: One of the two victims, Ryan Morrissey, died

Around 9:40 p.m. outside 274 Main St. At least one of the victim's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.

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