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By adamg - 9/28/22 - 10:39 pm

City Councilor Liz Breadon (Allston/Brighton) holds a hearing starting at 3 p.m. on Thursday on how to go about carving up the city into nine equitable district seats based on the 2020 census. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 10:03 pm
A couple of the startup screens on found phones

Look familiar?

In the Lost & Found Cambridge Medford Somerville group on Facebook, Jennifer Abramson reports today: Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 9:43 pm
Box truck involved in Sullivan Square crash

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports the pedestrian was hit on Cambridge Street at Spice Street and suffered injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit and fatal-accident reconstruction team called in. State Police shut the off ramp from I-93; BPD shut Cambridge at Maffa Way.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 9:31 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a proposed marijuana shop at 4 Neptune Rd. in East Boston - but without what appeared to be a takeout window shown on the submitted plans. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 8:47 pm

Live Boston tells us about the criminal record of Alberto "FatBoii Flex" Polanco, charged with trying to gun down a plainclothes Boston Police officer on Waumbeck Street in Roxbury on Sunday while out on $30,000 bail for an equally unsuccessful attempt to gun down somebody at a Providence nightclub on May 22.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 1:49 pm

A Newton woman faces arraignment today on charges she beat a 65-year-old man to death in his Mount Vernon Terrace home after he learned she was stealing money from him, then wrapped his body in a curtain and covered it with construction material in a vain attempt to hide the crime, police say. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 12:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old Dorchester resident on gun charges after he and pals on scooters were driving around near Harambee Park "threatening bystanders while clutching their waist areas" Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 12:01 pm
Street scene in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 11:54 am

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let El Jefe's Taqueria extend the closing time of its outlet in Emerson College's Little Building at Boylston and Tremont streets from midnight to 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 11:32 am
Virginia Schubert

Virginia Schubert at licensing hearing today.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant Virginia Schubert permission to re-open the Birch Street Bistro in Roslindale Square as Midnight Morning, and, if so, whether it also has any full-alcohol licenses for the new restaurant. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 9:13 am

NBC Boston reports a Boston firefighter was injured battling a blaze at 498 Beech St. in Roslindale this morning.

By perruptor - 9/28/22 - 7:45 am

An off-duty and out of uniform MA National Guard Lt. Colonel spotted a bus with Florida on its side, assumed it was full of migrants sent by De Santis, and aggressively followed it for 10 miles. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/22 - 9:11 pm

WCVB reports on our decaying infrastructure, specifically, a pole that gave way and smashed into a woman's head this afternoon. A 311 report claims the pole was rusted at the bottom.

By adamg - 9/27/22 - 2:04 pm
New project in Nubian Square

Rendering by Stantec.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today two new complexes between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and Palmer Street in Nubian Square on land that had mostly been used as parking lots for decades following widespread demolition for urban renewal and a highway that never got built. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/22 - 12:24 pm

A bouncer who had worked at Centerfolds on Lagrange Street for ten years lost his loaded gun one May night when he put it in a backpack and dropped that by the main stage, then went to the men's room. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/22 - 9:55 am

Boston's archaeology team plans to begin digging in the rear yard of the League of Women for Community Service in Boston headquarters at 558 Massachusetts Ave in October, in advance of the league's plans to do extensive landscaping there. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 11:02 pm

The federal government reports the remains of an American POW interred at a military cemetery in Hawaii have been identified as those of Army Cpl. Joseph J. Puopolo, 19, of East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 7:33 pm
Lot of bullets

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports police found more than 30 spent and live shells after a gun battle on New Acre Road near Garfield Avenue around 4 a.m. on Saturday.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 7:23 pm
Creepy doll

Phderelict reports from the Porter Square Star Market:

This Halloween decoration at Star Market was too scary to begin with and keeps getting worse as more people accidentally/on purpose hit her with their carts ⁦

She gets around: Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 10:50 am

A Revere man was ordered held without bail Friday after his arrest on domestic-violence charges for an incident on Hanover Street in the North End the night before, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.