The Boston Fire Department responded to a chimney fire in the South End on Saturday.
The Boston Fire Department responded to a West Newton condo building on Saturday evening for a chimney with an excessive amount of smoke. Fire officials were on scene for about half an hour, from 6:20 to 6:50 p.m. before ruling there was no fire. "We investigated, but we found no fire and they coded it a smoke scare," said Boston Fire Department spokesperson Stephen MacDonald.
A group of small business owners would like to see two recently scrapped development proposals back on the table.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Dear Neighbors: With great disappointment we read about the opposition to two proposed South End projects. The first, a retail/residential project proposed by Jim Robertson and Jim Hajj on the corner of Washington and Worcester Square, and the second was the opposition to a Latin restaurant on the corner of West Newton Street. Both proposals were presented by current South End small business owners in an effort to revitalize an area outside of the eight-streets neighborhoods. We, as fellow small business owners, hope that Mr. Robertson/Mr. Hajj and Mr. Deluty will reconsider their proposals. The empty commercial spaces in our neighborhood impact all businesses regardless of size or specialty. They threaten our businesses and our …