Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to take up the request on Wednesday night.
A prospective business owner will seek a special use permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday to operate a "high-end" liquor store. The ZBA meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Swampscott Senior Center. Railroad Liquors LLC has petitioned the ZBA for the permit at 205 Burrill St., near the Swampscott Train Station. The store would need another approval before the establishment opened, said the town administrator. "The Board of Selectmen would still need to vote to approve an alcohol license for that establishment at a future public hearing if a special use permit is issued by the ZBA," Town Administrator Tom Younger said. The Burrill Street property, owned by JB Capital LLC, has been vacant for about a year and a half. The last…
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The victim is in stable condition in a Boston hospital. The suspect was ordered held on bail at his arraignment Monday.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Swampscott man charged with stabbing a 22-year-old at a party in Revere early Sunday morning was ordered held on $5,000 bail on Monday. Jamaal Andrade, 28, of 184 Burrill St., was arrested by Swampscott police after a disturbance at his apartment at 2:10 am Sunday morning. Later, Revere police took custody of the 28-year-old for a separate incident, a stabbing that took place at a party earlier in the evening in Revere, said Swampscott police Det. Tim Cassidy. On Monday in Chelsea District Court, Assistant District Attorney Andrew Miller told Judge James Wexler that the 22-year-old victim had been at a party on Alden Avenue in Revere in the early morning hours Sunday. The man was in a car with friends preparing to leave when a second…
Monday, December 19, 2011
A Burrill Street resident faces a host of charges in Swampscott after a brief struggle with police early this morning. Revere police later took custody of him for charges including armed assault and battery with intent to commit murder.
Swampscott police chased down a Burrill Street resident after a fracas at his apartment early this morning. Later they learned that Jamaal Andrade, 28, of 184 Burrill St. was wanted by Revere police for a stabbing that took place at a party earlier in the evening, said Swampscott police Det. Tim Cassidy. At 2:10 am this morning Swampscott police responded to a report of a disturbance at the Burrill Street address. Officer Todd Pierce saw a man standing in front of the residence. When the officer asked to speak to him the man ran inside, police said. Officer Pierce and Sgt. Jonathan Locke entered the second-floor apartment after they found out its residents had an argument, police said. After several minutes a man identified as Jamaal …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Swampscott has less than 5 percent affordable housing stock.
The Board of Selectmen, acknowledging that there is a need for affordable housing in Swampscott, agreed Wednesday night to encourage real estate developers to convert the former senior center into up to three lower-priced residences. The building is located at 89 Burrill St. Earlier this summer the town reached a transfer-of-ownership agreement with Leon E. Abbott Post 57 of the American Legion the building's former owner Town Administrator Andrew Maylor is preparing to seek proposals from developers for renovation of the two-story, 2,800-square-foot building, constructed in 1885. “I don't want to mislead anyone,” said Selectman Jill Sullivan, who supported the affordable housing plan. “Swampscott is probably never going to get to 10 …