Author: Sue Woodcock

Finishing Touches For Waterfront Square

The final building in the Waterfront Square development is ready to be built, marking over two decades of development along Ocean Avenue. The Zoning Board of Appeals granted several variances for a brand new, 12-story, 230-unit residential apartment building to…

Broadway Gets a New Look

By the end of this week the entire length of Broadway will be crisply restriped for motorists. According to Paul Argenzio, head of the Department of Public Works, the striping started at the Chelsea line. Under the direction of a…

Lifeguards Back on the Beach

Summer is here and the Department of Conservation and Recreation lifeguards are back on Revere Beach working out of the Shirley Street bathhouse. “The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) employs hundreds of lifeguards across the Commonwealth in an…

Opponents Still Have Their Say at ZBA

An application for several variances at a proposed development of six-story 45 condominiums at 463 Revere Beach Boulevard was withdrawn without prejudice from the Zoning Board of Appeals, but since a public hearing was advertised and held, the ZBA listened…

Variance Approved for Parking

At its April 24 meeting the Zoning Board of Appeals granted a variance to reduce parking spaces by 70 at a proposed apartment building at 646 Ocean Ave. near the Vanguard and Ocean 640. Owned by BC Boston Development, plans…

Volare Gets Hours Restored

The License Commission gave back some hours to a Broadway restaurant even after commissioners held discussions about allegedly serving intoxicated patrons and failure to properly control a licensed premise. Volare had its hours rolled back to 11 p.m. after an…