South End

Developers propose hollowing out old South End church and putting a new residential building inside

No cracks about Borg cubes landing on churches, please. Developers this month submitted plans to the BRA to turn the old Holy Trinity German Catholic church and rectory on Shawmut Avenue in the South End into 33 residential units, by completely removing the interior and replacing it with an eight-story steel structure. The proposal by developers Dennis Kanin and David Goldman for 136 Shawmut Ave. also calls for a 24-space garage in the new building's basement.
South End

Citizen complaint of the day: Get a load of this trash

This long trail of trash at Tremont and E. Berkeley in the South End has actually prompted several concerned citizens to complain this morning.
South End

Man gets seven years for fatal stabbing under the Southeast Expressway

Christopher Powell, 41, of Everett, pleaded guilty to manslaughter today for the stabbing death of Corey Thompson in a fight in the area of Traveler and Albany streets under I-93 on Feb. 25, 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Powell, who stabbed Thompson eight times with a pocketknife, had been scheduled for trial next week for second-degree murder, the DA's office says. State troopers who investigated the crime recovered surveillance video showing:
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

March Business Meeting

Our next business meeting is Tuesday, March 10th at Project Place (Corner of Washington & East Berkeley).   Enter in the door next to Meyers and Chang  Please arrive before 7:30, as the external doors lock at that time.  Meeting format:6:30-7 - Neighborhood Networking.   Meet your neighbors in an informal setting.7-8:30 - Business meeting. Our guest speaker will be state representative Aaron Michlewitz.   After some words from Aaron, the floor will be open for your questions, so bring any State Government questions with you.Proposed local business Shawmut Yoga should be joining us to speak about their planned opening on Shawmut ave.   Feedback form abutters is welcome.    Bernard will let us know about some Peters park fundraising ...
Your Town / South End
Your Editor
Roy Greene is a Boston Globe assistant metro editor and editor of this South End site.
Your Reporter
Johanna Kaiser is your South End correspondent. If you have story ideas or tips, just drop her a line.