Savin Hill

Editorial: More enforcement needed at beaches and parks

A July 4th disturbance that began at Carson Beach and spilled over into Savin Hill marred the Independence Day festivities for neighbors and has — with good reason— amplified calls for a police crackdown on “trouble-makers” who are suddenly flocking to the neighborhood’s once sleepy waterfront.  Read more

C.F. Donovan's open for business despite small early-morning fire

A one-alarm fire broke out at C.F. Donovan’s restaurant on Savin Hill Ave. Wednesday morning, causing what Boston Fire Department spokeman Steve MacDonald was an estimated $10,000 in damages. Located in the basement level, the fire caused some smoke damage to the popular Savin Hill Ave. eatery but there was little or no damage to the dining area. There were no injuries and Donovan’s was open for business as of noon Wednesday.  Read more