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By adamg - 7/21/21 - 9:12 pm

A South Boston man arrested on charges he robbed the TD Bank branch across from Faneuil Hall in April now faces a federal bank-robbery charge, which could net him 20 years in prison in exchange for the $990 police say he made off with. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 9:27 am
Arrested and being searched

Suspect being frisked. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men for an incident that left a parking lot on C Street littered with spent shells and at least three cars damaged by gunfire. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 9:05 am

Eileen Murphy reports she found this well maintained mandolin in a case on East Broadway in South Boston yesterday. She says she'll be dropping it off at District C-6 this morning.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 9:09 am
Haze over South Boston

BostonTimelapse captured the haze over South Boston from the NPS Dorchester Heights camera this morning.

Nathaniel Stinnett got a similar view of the fire-generated, high-altitude haze, across Boston Harbor at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/21 - 9:51 am
Fireworks from the beach in South Boston

A wide-awake citizen in South Boston filed a 311 complaint at 1:22 this morning:

loud fireworks are set off by beach past 1 am. as loud as cannons. causing dogs to bark

By adamg - 7/17/21 - 11:52 am
First responder tends to victim of Boston Harbor boat crash

First responder tends to one victim. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Jeanica Julce, 27, of Somerville.

Live Boston reports seven people were rescued from Boston Harbor early this morning after a crash near Castle Island around 3 a.m. - all taken to local hospitals with varying injuries, although none considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/21 - 11:41 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals today rejected a request to add a roof deck to a triple decker at 221 L St., between East 8th Street and Marine Road in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/21 - 11:06 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today granted a one-year extension to the developer of a proposed eight-story, 150-unit condo building at Dorchester Avenue and B Street to start construction - but the developer's attorney said he's hoping construction can begin even sooner. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 10:37 pm

Raisman reports that Mylo, who broke away and ran during fireworks in the Seaport on July 3, was found today by three good Samaritans - and their dog - all the way down near UMass Boston.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 10:04 am
Rendering of proposed 34 B Street in South Boston

Rendering by Arthur Choo and Co.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace an old auto-repair place at 34 B St., at West 5th St., with a six-story, $13-million building with 54 "compact" apartments aimed at young professionals and families who are willing to give up some room to live near the Broadway T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/21 - 3:30 pm
Rendering of Dorchester Avenue project in South Boston

Bird-enriched rendering by Stantec.

Core Investments today filed plans for a four-building complex along Dorchester Avenue at Alger Street that will include life-sciences labs, offices, retail space and 196 residential units - on a nine-acre site where the company originally planned to put a large Amazon warehouse that the BPDA rejected as not in keeping with the residential/office future it has planned for that stretch. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/21 - 8:22 pm

Yes, it's some lighter fare this time: The 1974 busing crisis. Or as Jeremy Piven, in South Boston this week, puts it: Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/21 - 12:58 pm

Marcus Partners last week told the BPDA it will soon file plans for replacing a seafood-processing plant at 310 Northern Ave. in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park with two buildings aimed at life-sciences research and development. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/21 - 9:12 pm
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Matt Frank made sure to get a good spot to watch one of his favorite July Fourth traditions: The USS Constitution's stately tour of Boston Harbor. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/21 - 10:35 pm

Aly Raisman (yes, that Aly Raisman) reports:

To my followers in the seaport/Boston area…my dog Mylo was terrified of fireworks and ran off. He has a tag on and a leash. Please let me know if you see him. Thank you.

Update: Don't actively search for him or yell his name.

By adamg - 7/2/21 - 6:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to grant Foodies, 230 West Broadway, the beer-and-wine license it had been denied repeatedly in recent years. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/21 - 10:38 am

A developer has proposed replacing the North Coast Seafood processing plant at 270 West 2nd St. with a 93-unit residential building that will start at four stories along the residential West 2nd and rise to six stories along the industrial West 1st. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/21 - 9:36 pm

WBZ reports two brothers swam out into Pleasure Bay this afternoon and got into trouble. Only one was able to make it back to shore.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 2:43 pm
Victor Leon

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant Foodies, 230 West Broadway, a beer-and-wine license after rejecting similar requests from the store in the past. Read more.

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