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By adamg - 1/15/20 - 9:53 am

A federal judge sentenced Jermaine Tindal, 30, to 21 months in federal prison on Monday following his guilty plea to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, the US Atttorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 2:17 pm
People breaking out the beach chairs in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted some people enjoying the beach off N Street in South Boston today.

Meanwhile, up on the Charles River, just upstream from the Arsenal Street bridge, some geese just couldn't be bothered to try out the water: Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 2:04 pm
Fan Pier fire smoke

Smoke from Fan Pier fire. Photo by Peter Cheung.

Boston firefighters responded around 1 p.m. to the Mass. Mutual building under construction next to 50 Liberty Dr. for a fire in the garage that sent thick black smoke into the air: Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 11:19 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday granted a beer-and-wine license to Jamie's Variety, 113 H St., which means senior citizens living across the street will soon no longer have to risk life and limb up on Broadway just to buy some beer or wine. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 12:44 pm

KO Pies, which sells Australian meat pies in East Boston, is working to organize a Boston barbie for bushfire support on Jan. 28 at Capo Restaurant & Supper Club, 443 West Broadway in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 11:42 am

When applicants go before the Boston Licensing Board for a liquor license, they have to answer the question of the "public need" for the license. At a hearing this morning, a lawyer for the Hyatt chain cited Boston's international stature as a reason for the board to approve the chain's proposed purchase of the license now used by An Tain on India Street for a 294-room, 12-story hotel it's building at 315 Northern Ave. in the Seaport. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 11:16 am

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let Jamie's Variety, 113 H St., at the corner of East 5th St., sell beer and wine. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/20 - 12:30 pm

A man ordered away from Murphy's Law, 837 Summer St., after he punched a woman in the face because he couldn't quite hit the guy he meant to hit, went home, got a hockey stick and proceded to repeatedly smash the bar's windows and doors until he finally broke a window pane, police and the bar's co-owner told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/19 - 7:44 pm

No Name Restaurant - South Boston, MA

The No Name Restaurant on Fish Pier announced tonight it's closed for good - hours after it filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, with documentation showing its two biggest creditors are the city of Boston and Massport: Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/19 - 12:46 pm
Christmas at South Boston Cumberland Farms

Eileen Murphy reports the South Boston Cumberland Farms was popping this morning - Mr. and Mrs. Claus were filling in and the coffee was free.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 8:55 am
Colin McGrath

Charlene Casey, 64, is scheduled for arraignment today on a charge of motor-vehicle homicide, which the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says led to a crash that killed Colin McGrath, 22 months, as he sat in a stroller while his 4-year-old sister and their caretaker walked on an L Street sidewalk on July 25, 2018.

According to the DA's office: Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 11:59 am

A Newton developer says it will soon file plans with the BPDA for a 21-story building with 265 residential units, offices and ground-floor retail space at 323-345 Dorchester Ave., next to the F.W. Webb building, the first step in turning at least ten acres of land now used for low-rise industrial and commercial buildings into a new mixed-use area. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 2:53 pm

State Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he plowed into a woman walking across Day Boulevard near K Street in South Boston on Dec. 2, sending her to the hospital with serious injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 1:01 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court this week overturned a judge's decision to toss the contents and call data police found on the phone of Dondre Snow of Dorchester, one of two men charged with murder Maurice Scott on Old Colony Avenue in South Boston in December, 2015. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 9:22 am

StreetsBlogMass reports on a new design for a bridge to replace the hulking old unusable bridge.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 7:04 pm

Corey Dinopoulos was among the growing horde trying to get on a 7 bus at South Station this evening:

Our system is failing us daily. 6pm on a Tues; dozens of people wait in the rain as two full 7 buses pass them by. This doesn’t include dozens of people waiting at Melcher St and the BCEC outbound stops.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 11:33 am

NBC Boston reportsW.

reports on one of his outbursts today.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 1:36 pm
Plump squirrel wants more nuts

Eileen Murphy reports a squirrel that would seem to be more than amply ready for winter keeps coming up to her South Boston window demanding more peanuts.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 5:05 pm
Sunset over Fort Point Channel

Steve Klise watched the sunset from the South Boston side of the channel:

Damn, Boston, winter evenings look good on you.

By adamg - 12/6/19 - 8:20 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Marc Gibson, 46, of Centerville, VA on two counts of rape and one count of secretly photographing an unclothed person for an incident at the Renaissance Hotel in October, 2018. Read more.

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