The Zoning Board of Appeal this morning approved a plan by developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes to build 440 apartments and condos in three buildings on Kilmarnock and Queensberry streets in the Fenway. Read more.
Cabot, Cabot and Forbes and CIM Group of Los Angeles yesterday filed plans with the BPDA to replace a taxi garage and a second building on Kilmarnock and Queensberry streets in the Fenway with two eight-story buildings housing 443 residential units. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Michael Purpura, 38, of Westwood on rape and strangulation charges for an attack in September of 2014, in which he followed a woman home to her Queensberry Street apartment from the Fenway Star Market, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
A local developer and a California company told the BPDA this week they plan to replace the old Boston Cab garage on Kilmarnock Street and another low-slung building across the street with two towers housing a total of roughly 400 residential units. Read more.
Meanwhile, Winchester Police announced they have charged Purpura with attempted kidnapping for an incident Saturday afternoon involving a 10-year-old girl in a tunnel at Skillings Field - and that additional charges may follow: Read more.
Seems the driver of a 55 bus couldn't get down a particularly narrowed Fenway street this morning, so he went down another one. And, of course, as Najah shows us, nobody told the people waiting for the bus at Jersey and Queensberry, forcing them to run to Jersey and Boylston to try to catch the bus, literally.