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8-Story Boutique Hotel in Southie approved

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    The City of Boston Zoning Board has approved the plans to build a new boutique hotel on Dot Ave. Last July, it was reported that Evergreen Property Group proposed a 159 room hotel on the site where the Enterprise Rent-a-Car is. The official address of the eight-story building is 246-248 Dorchester Ave.
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Keeping our streets safe: 6 guns, 4 separate incidents in 24 hours

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    Keeping our streets safe: 6 guns, 4 separate incidents in 24 hours - Caught In Southie
    In less than 24 hours, six guns were seized during four separate incidents in Boston. This one was in Southie: From BPD News: At about 4:04AM, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) placed a suspect in custody and recovered a loaded firearm after responding to a call for a person ...
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11 hours ago

The Scoop on Poop

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    The Scoop on Poop - Caught In Southie
    It has become obvious in my neighborhood that people are tired of dog poop. Signs stating this fact have popped up all over the block where I live and the sentiment of the signs are all the same - kindly pick up after your dog - well, some of the signs aren't always so kind.
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13 hours ago

The hotel, which will have 60 valet parking s...

The hotel, which will have 60 valet parking spaces, will be designed to allow for a possible train station on Track 61, should it ever be put into use for passenger trains.

    Eight-story hotel approved for South Boston; plans leave room for station on fabled train track
    The Board of Appeals today approved plans for a 159-room hotel on Dorchester Avenue near where it crosses the South Boston Haul Road - and Track 61, which is the last remaining rail link between the Northeast Corridor and the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.
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13 hours ago

Letter to the Editor: Election Day is May 1st

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    Letter to the Editor: Election Day is May 1st - Caught In Southie
    Dear Neighbors, Election Day is Tuesday, May 1, and I humbly ask for your vote as I seek to be the next senator for the First Suffolk District. Over the past several weeks, I've been meeting with residents, business owners and community leaders across the district discussing my efforts to improve inclusiveness, create economic opportunity ...
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19 hours ago

Tap into the Local Brewery Scene: Craft’d

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    Tap into the Local Brewery Scene: Craft'd - Caught In Southie
    Mass Beer Week launches on Monday, and local company Craft'd is bringing its super popular Beers with the Brewers series to three area breweries: Battle Road Brewing in Maynard (4/24), Shovel Town Brewery in Bristol (4/25), and Beerworks right here in Boston (4/26). The series lets residents get to know their local breweries and mingle ...
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19 hours ago

Southie History Lesson: St. Augustine Chapel & Cemetery

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    Southie History Lesson: St. Augustine Chapel & Cemetery - Caught In Southie
    Welcome back to the Caught In Southie History Lesson, where we (eventually) get to the Bicentennial of Southie Hidden Gem! When we think back on the first European settlers in Massachusetts, we tend to think of what we learned in 2nd grade: people, in funny hats, escaping religious persecution, coming to a land where they ...
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Councilor Flynn to Chair Stray Voltage Working Session

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    Councilor Flynn to Chair Stray Voltage Working Session - Caught In Southie
    City Councilor Ed Flynn has organized a working session to discuss stray voltage that's been endangering pets. See below: BOSTON - Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn has scheduled a Working Session on Friday, May 18th at 1:00PM for the City, Neighborhood Services, and Veterans & Military Affairs Committee to examine the issues related to recent stray voltage ...
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2 days ago

Week of April 23rd

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    Week of April 23rd - Caught In Southie
    Monday Funday! Coppersmith will be celebrating warmer weather (we hope) and Airdeck season in collaboration with Ketel One Vodka and Corona. On Monday, April 23rd from 6:00PM-8:00PM, guests are invited to the roof of the restaurant to enjoy live music, a cornhole tournament with prizes, globally-inspired snacks from Executive Chef Steve Brocone and a two-hour open bar with cocktails provided by Ketel One and beer provided by Corona.
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2 days ago

South Boston Arts Association and Gallery

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    South Boston Arts Association and Gallery - Caught In Southie
    Painting by Tommy Cherry Tommy Cherry glances at his iPad for reference, a photo of one of the infamous Tall Ships sailing through Boston Harbor, as he adds a few more strokes of oil paint to his canvas. The room is silent save for a few coughs and an occasional question about technique.
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2 days ago

One Less Gun: Four Firearms Recovered, Four Suspects Arrested in Two Separate Incidents Last Night

...in South Boston. Officers observed a large group of individuals known to them gathered near 4 Dalessio Court smoking marijuana and drinking in public. Officers also observed several cars illegally parked nearby inside...

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...22, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) were on patrol in the area of 257 Norfolk Avenue when they observed a group in front of a bar that appeared as if it...

    One Less Gun: Four Firearms Recovered, Four Suspects Arrested in Two Separate Incidents Last Night
    INCIDENT #1 : At about 7:10 PM on Saturday, April 21, 2018, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force were on patrol in the area of Dalessio Court near D Street in South Boston.
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West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    Boston Harbor Heroes Award
    The South Bay Harbor Trail Coalition received a Boston Harbor Heroes award. Under the leadership of coalition founder, Michael Tyrrell, the team of David Giangrande, Christina Lanzl, Ann McQueen, Tom Parks, the late Bill Pressley and his wife Marion, Cand
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4 days ago

From Pattie - this meeting is 5/15 from 6:30...

From Pattie - this meeting is 5/15 from 6:30 - 8 PM at the Tierney Center. Note: the developers are proposing no parking spaces for this development because they assume that the residents will not have vehicles and will use the Red Line.

    603 Dorchester Avenue Public Meeting
    Description: Public meeting to discuss the proposal to construct a six-story, mixed-use development totaling approximately 26,227 square feet. The proposed project will have twenty-five (25) housing units which includes four (4) IDP Units (affordable). In addition, the development will have one (1) commercial retail space for a restaurant.
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4 days ago

Many in the Association felt very disappointe...

Many in the Association felt very disappointed at being left out of the conversation, particularly after having just mended fences with the New York Streets area and National Development two months ago following a few years of separation.

    Old Dover Hears from National Development on Beer Garden
    Members of the Old Dover Neighborhood Association heard from National Development's Ted Tye on Tuesday night regarding the brewery concept that surprised many in the neighborhood when it was unveiled in the press last week. Being an alcohol license and a new use that will draw many customers, many in the Association had expected to be able to hear about it beforehand.
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    South Boston apartment development would not include parking
    Developers Christopher Roche and Thomas Falcucci have submitted plans to the Boston Planning and Development Agency to replace an auto-shop at 603 Dorchester Avenue in South Boston with 25 one-bedroom apartments-without on-site parking.
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5 days ago

BPD: Keeping our neighborhood safe! Drugs and gun seized

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    BPD: Keeping our neighborhood safe! Drugs and gun seized - Caught In Southie
    BPD got a call about people arguing around 6:15pm on Wednesday, when they responded they found a lot more. See report below: At about 6:15 PM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for people arguing in the area of453 Old Colony Avenue.
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5 days ago

Weekend Picks – April 20th

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    Weekend Picks - April 20th - Caught In Southie
    Listen: Enjoy Music for the Community with OSF Quartet! This event takes place Saturday, April 21st at 4:30pm at G-Tek Labs at 28 Damrell Street. Featuring Art Hirahara on Keys, RaySoul on Bass, Franco Pinnaon Drums & Sean Nowell on Reeds.
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5 days ago

Corey Chavous: Bradley Chubb Is The Top Prospect In The Draft In My Evaluation

...in that group where you can get up into the 20’s in terms of 2nd and 3rd round grades on guys...

    Corey Chavous: Bradley Chubb Is The Top Prospect In The Draft In My Evaluation
    We're just one week away from the NFL's biggest off-season event rolling into Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Over the last few months, there's been plenty of debate about the top prospects, how many QBs will go in the first round, who are the sleepers, etc.
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5 days ago

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-803394, Address: 246-248 Dorchester Avenue  , Ward  6 Applicant: Evergreen Property Group, LLC

...deck w/new exterior doorway in masonry wall. Direct replacement of finishes throughout Basement, First, Second and Third floors, including millwork, fixtures, lighting, trims, tile, stone, hardwood flooring, paint, new staircase to Basement...

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Case: BOA-587183, Address: 194 Havre Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Nonni Roz, LLC

Case: BOA-712843,  Address: 234 Condor Street, Ward 1Applicant: Condor Creek, LLC

Case: BOA-720063, Address: 81 Chestnut Hill Avenue  , Ward  21 Applicant: Deborah O'Rourke

Case: BOA-754385, Address: 18 Bexley Road  , Ward  19 Applicant: Christopher Miller

Case: BOA-768740, Address: 208 Neponset Valley Parkway  , Ward 18  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-788469, Address: 6-8 Claridge Terrace  , Ward 17  Applicant: Paulo Mendes

Case: BOA-806799, Address:  11-15 Tilesboro Street , Ward  16 Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-786957, Address: 21 Woodworth Street  , Ward  16 Applicant: John Lyons

Case: BOA-807032, Address: 21 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...equal-sized 5,000 sq ft Lots where the right side lot will be considered 19 Angell St. and the left side lot will be considered 21 Angell St. A Single Family attached...

Case: BOA-807036, Address: 22 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...sq ft of the lot will be subdivided out and given to the neighbor at 20 Angell St. due to their walkway that is currently located in that area. This project is apart...

Case: BOA-807038, Address: 28 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Case: BOA-807040 Address: 37 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...lot will be considered 37 Angell St. and the left side lot will be considered 39 Angell St. Construct a Single Family attached Home on each of the lots with a party wall...

Case: BOA-807044, Address: 12 Lorne Street  , Ward 14  Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...attached Home with a party wall located on the lot line between 12 Lorne and 14 Lorne St. This project is apart of the City of Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development (DND...

...9 foot wide strip of land totaling 723 S.F. to the neighbor located at 16 Lorne St. to provide them access for Driveway. The remaining lot will be 2,491 S.F...

Case: BOA-807049, Address: 240 Norwell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...St and the subdivided land to the rear of the parcel that was given by 242 Norwell will be combined as one lot to be considered 240 Norwell St. 240 Norwell St...

Purpose: 242 Norwell St and 244 Norwell St will be combined as one lot to be considered 242 Norwell St. and then the...

Case: BOA-807054, Address: 79 Spencer Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Case: BOA-807055 Address: 113 Wheatland Avenue  , Ward 14  Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Purpose: 115 Wheatland Ave. will be subdivided into two equal sized lots where the right side lot will be...

...land in the rear of the lot to be provided to the neighbor located at 111 Wheatland Ave. The remaining 2667 S.F. lot will have a Single Family attached Home constructed on...

Case: BOA-793533, Address: 49 Copeland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Catherine Xesternos

Case: BOA-801461, Address: 36 Hall Street  , Ward 11  Applicant: Tim McGovern

Case: BOA-799594, Address: 443 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5  Applicant: Aaron Weinert

Case: BOA-795620, Address: 131 Saint Botolph Street   , Ward 4  Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-800778, Address: 120 Everett Street  , Ward 1  Applicant: Eddie Azevedo

Case: BOA-681219, Address: 19 Walley Street  , Ward 1  Applicant: Walley Nineteen, LLC

Case: BOA-786649, Address: 35 Cushing Avenue  , Ward  13 Applicant: Peter Gammie

Case: BOA-787985, Address: 12 Carson Street   , Ward  13  Applicant: Ace One Investments, LLC by Eric Zachrison

Case: BOA-448233, Address: 11 Virginia Street   , Ward 13  Applicant: Vargas DaSilveira

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    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    HEARINGS: 9:30 a.m. Article(s): 51(51-9) Purpose: Legalize existing basement living space to be an extension of habitable space from first floor unit. Renovation to include changes to comply with building code, interior spiral staircase connecting 1st floor and basement, and some cosmetic enhancements.
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“I’d walk down the hall and get called ‘faggo...

“I’d walk down the hall and get called ‘faggot’ by some folks. That’s the work environment.”That’s how P&G veteran and LGBTQ activist Michael Chanak remembers working at the company’s Cincinnati headquarters back in the 1980s. “

    P&G's New Film Doesn't Sugarcoat Its Past Of LGBTQ Discrimination
    "I'd walk down the hall and get called 'faggot' by some folks. That's the work environment." That's how P&G veteran and LGBTQ activist Michael Chanak remembers working at the company's Cincinnati headquarters back in the 1980s.
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6 days ago

New development coming to Andrew Square

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    New development coming to Andrew Square - Caught In Southie
    Looks like the Andrew Square Auto Glass will be transforming into....wait for it....25 apartments! Developers Christopher Roche and Thomas Falcucci have filed plans with the Boston Planning and Development Agency. According to Universal Hub, there will be no parking spots in the building since it's conveniently located across the street from Andrew Square Station.
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6 days ago

Rep. Nick Collins files legislation to protect UMass Boston

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    Rep. Nick Collins files legislation to protect UMass Boston - Caught In Southie
    Rep. Nick Collins is taking steps to protect the students and faculty at the University of Massachusetts-Boston by boosting funding, including providing money to prevent cuts at institutes and learning centers on the Dorchester campus. "Protecting UMass-Boston is of paramount concern to me," Collins said.
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6 days ago

Abutters Meeting: Notre Dame Education Center

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    Abutters Meeting: Notre Dame Education Center - Caught In Southie
    To develop or not to develop. In a blink of an eye, the Old Colony Avenue is rapidly transforming from old warehouses and factory buildings into residential developments complete with restaurants and retail. The old South Boston is hardly recognizable. Some residents think that this area of the neighborhood should be developed while others are ...
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Airbnb vs. Boston City Council: It’s on!

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    Airbnb vs. Boston City Council: It's on! - Caught In Southie
    Looks like Airbnb is not too happy with Boston City Councilors and their plan to regulate the short-term rentals of apartments and homes. In particular, they call out City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu and accuse her of being in cahoots with "big hotel" and "against the interest of Bostonians."
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