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By adamg - 11/16/20 - 9:49 pm

Diego Evangelista Da Silva, 33, faces up to 20 years in federal prison and then deportation on a federal charge for an April armed robbery at Lanzilli Groceria, 931 Bennington St. in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/20 - 3:09 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave permission to an East Boston man who is planning to open an upscale trattoria on Bennington Street to buy the beer and wine license from a Dominican restaurant in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/20 - 1:43 pm

Downtown-based Redgate has proposed to refashion a 1.2-acre lot at 355 Bennington St. in East Boston into a six-story building with roughly 190 residential units and ground-floor commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/20 - 12:00 pm

Henry's Market, 892 South St. in Roslindale and Sava's, 150 Bennington St. in East Boston, go before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to extend their current beer-and-wine licenses to include harder alcoholic beverages.

The board's Zoomed hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

By adamg - 4/21/20 - 10:25 pm

Lanzilli Groceria, 931 Bennington St., was held up around 9:30 p.m.

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By adamg - 1/25/20 - 12:44 pm
Cash in the dashboard

Federal photo of cash in Bregu's car.

A federal appeals court yesterday upheld Ilir Bregu's 2018 conviction and six-year sentence for regularly driving oxycodone pills in his Lincoln Town Car from Staten Island to a Revere home whose occupants, a father and son, would then sell them out of their garage on Bennington Street in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 10:39 pm

An East Boston resident reports a woman walking her dog across Bennington and Wordsworth streets was rushed to the hospital after a driver ran a red light and hit them around 2:30 p.m. The woman was released later in the day.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 1:30 pm

State Police report arresting a Chelsea man for some major closing-time street carnage at Bennington and Porter streets this morning that they say left an innocent pedestrian rushed to the hospital, a tree knocked down and a utility box, light pole, bench and his own car and his alleged opponent's car heavily damaged. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/19 - 2:10 pm

Renegade's Pub, 1004 Bennington St., reports it's been burglarized twice in the past week. According to police records, the first time was sometime overnight before an employee opened up around 11 a.m. on July 1 and the second in the same time period on July 5.

By adamg - 5/5/19 - 7:23 pm
Investigators at East Boston crash scene

Investigators at crash scene. Photo by KMV.

Dylan Etheridge, 22, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on a number of charges, including motor-vehicle homicide, for a crash on Bennington Street early this morning that killed one of his passengers and injured a second, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/19 - 2:55 pm
Crash on Bennington Street in East Boston

KMV reports one car with two occupants hit multiple cars before rolling and landing on its roof on Bennington Street in Orient Heights around 1:30 a.m. Kelly Sullivan reports the second occupant is expected to survive.

By adamg - 4/13/19 - 10:43 am

WBZ reports on the crash at Bennington and Vienna streets around 5:30 a.m. Both were taken to the hospital - the woman with physical injuries not considered life threatening, the trooper with emotional distress.

By adamg - 3/16/19 - 10:44 am
Aftermath of the casket-company fire in East Boston

Boston firefighters remained at what was left of the New England Casket Co. this morning, continuing to hit hot spots with water to prevent any flareups of the nine-alarm fire that broke out around 3 p.m. yesterday, sending fire out windows and the roof well into the evening. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/19 - 3:24 pm
Casket-company fire from the air in East Boston

See it larger. Photo by Kim CV, landing at Logan shortly after 5 p.m.

Update, 10:25 p.m. Nearby residents being allowed to return to their homes.

A fire that erupted on the roof of the New England Casket Co., 1141 Bennington St. in East Boston shortly after 3 p.m. spread throughout the building and spewing toxic smoke that forced the evacuation of nearby residents as it went to nine alarms. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/19 - 10:29 am

La Chiva, a Colombian take-out place at 259 Bennington St. in East Boston that is already open until 3 a.m., is seeking permission to stay open 24 hours a day. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/18 - 10:58 am
Water, water everywhere: HYM presentation shows current race-track oval.

Water, water everywhere: HYM presentation shows current race-track oval.

The developers of the proposed Suffolk Downs project can't stop the tides, so they're planning their massive project to roll with the punches as rising sea levels increase the odds the low-lying site on the East Boston/Revere line will flood on a more regular basis. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/18 - 11:34 am

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to roll back the closing time at three liquor-serving establishments in East Boston's Central Square from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. because of repeated closing-time problems that have included fights and robberies that police said were cause in large part by people rolling into the area for last call after the bars close at 1 in Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/18 - 3:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to roll back closing time from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. for Bohemios and Billares Colombia on Bennington Street and La Gran Manzana, Central Square, after a hearing today at which A-7 Capt. Kelley McCormick and Sgt. Tlaloc Cutroneo testified they are fed up with babysitting an area that for two hours every night fills up with drinkers stumbling around, getting into fights, getting mugged, urinating in a parking lot and just generally causing a ruckus that is a headache for residents of the dense area. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/18 - 12:55 pm

The Boston Licensing Board is considering rolling back closing time at La Gran Manzana in Central Square and Bohemios and Billares Colombia on Bennington Street from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. because of repeated problems, including fights, car crashes and OUI arrests in the hour before they now close. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/18 - 11:01 pm

On Bennington Street, between Moore and Byron streets, around 10:50 p.m.

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