South Boston

By - 3/22/19 - 2:41 pm

WCVB reports on the class at the Perry School in South Boston.

By - 3/21/19 - 11:17 am

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority alerts us that if you see lots of cops and EMTs swarming the Massachusetts Convention and Exposition Center tomorrow, remain calm: It's just a training exercise for dealing with an active-shooter incident. Read more.

By - 3/20/19 - 6:08 pm
Fence around Worlld War II memorial at Castle Island with sign asking people to not try to clean stains

Eileen Murphy shows us the new sign in front of the World War II memorial at Castle Island.

By - 3/17/19 - 10:58 pm
Guy off a roof in South Boston

Kelley O'Shea snapped a photo of what she saw in South Boston this afternoon after her nieces and nephew alerted her to "some moron" hanging off a fifth-floor deck.

By - 3/13/19 - 6:14 pm
Dunks and Celtics

Al Horford of the Celtics showed up at the K Street fire station in South Boston with some Dunkin' Donuts coffee and donuts to hang out with the firefighters and play some horse today. Eileen Murphy was there. Read more.

By - 3/12/19 - 12:42 pm
Proposed apartment building at 142 Old Colony Ave.

Architect's rendering

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.

By - 3/11/19 - 9:20 pm
Mayor Walsh, add a fire station to the waterfront

City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Ed Flynn say that with the South Boston waterfront nearing a buildout - what with 20,000 residents forecast for 2030 - it's past time to begin thinking of public amenities, from a police station to a library and schools. Read more.

By - 3/9/19 - 1:24 pm
Big, really, giant wheel making a turn in South Boston

Eileen Murphy watched a big wheel making a turn on East 1st Street this morning. It was headed towards the Reserved Channel, where Eversource is building a new engergy conduit to the Deer Island sewage-treatment plant, which it had to install after the federal government and Massport sued it (and the MWRA) because the original one wasn't buried deep enough and would have caused problems for the dredging ordered by the Army Corps of Engineers to allow bigger ships to dock at the Conley Terminal. Read more.

By - 3/8/19 - 9:36 am

Aline Kaplan tells us about Jacob Sleeper and his eponymous street in Fort Point: President of the Boston Wharf Co., whose logo still details many of the buildings there, and a co-founder of Boston University.

By - 2/26/19 - 12:39 pm

The owner of the Bell in Hand on Union Street told the Boston Licensing Board this morning he immediately fired three workers because of their role in a December incident in which two underage people were allowed to buy and drink vodka and Red Bull - right before a couple of BPD licensing detectives walked in for an inspection. Read more.

By - 2/22/19 - 11:10 pm
Seaport Boulevard Crosswalk

The crosswalk on Seaport Boulevard. Photo by Joe Phalen.

On Seaport Boulevard at Sleeper Street, shortly before 10 p.m. The homicide and fatal-accident units were called in due to the severity of the woman's injuries.

By - 2/22/19 - 11:18 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered the Grand, 25 Northern Ave., to close for two nights because of an incident last fall in which a manager let a table of men finish their drinks even after their server told him one of the men had grabbed her and inserted his finger in her. Read more.

By - 2/19/19 - 12:23 pm

When a server at the Grand on Northern Avenue reported that one of the men at a table she was hosting had grabbed her buttocks and inserted a finger in her, her manager did not call the police or even kick them out. Instead, police detectives testified today - and the club acknowledged - the man said he would give the men "another chance" and let them stay and enjoy the Grey Goose vodka they'd ordered. Read more.

By - 2/16/19 - 10:55 am
Photos showing woman wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.

By - 2/14/19 - 3:48 pm

WBUR reports on what happens when your company shrinks like spinach in a frying pan. But don't worry, what's left of GE will still call Boston home.

By - 2/14/19 - 9:57 am

WBZ interviews Kerri and Brendan McGrath, whose 2-year-old son, Colin, died when two cars collided at L and East 6th streets and one ran into him last July. They've set up Colin's Joy Project to help build two playgrounds in his memory and to bring family-friendly programs to South Boston.

By - 2/13/19 - 5:25 pm
Architect's rendering of 765 East 3rd St.

Architect's rendering.

The owners of a decades-old South Boston electric contracting firm has filed plans for a four-story, 25-unit residential building on East 3rd St., between O and P streets - with parking spaces for 37 cars. Read more.

By - 2/12/19 - 8:16 am
Red sky over South Boston

Johnmcboston woke up to a reddish sunrise over South Boston this morning. Read more.

By - 2/11/19 - 10:53 pm
Edibles and money found at South Boston store

Photo of some of the confiscated goods by BPD.

The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms. Read more.