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By adamg - 1/23/20 - 6:37 pm
Blanchards fire

Pete Cannon posted this photo of a car fire at 6:20 p.m. in the parking lot at Blanchards at Lagrange and Centre streets in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 6:30 pm

Brookline Police report arresting a pot-smoking alleged Nazi fan after somebody reported him for putting a white-supremacist sticker on the back of a town No Parking sign Tuesday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 5:51 pm

Cambridge Day reports the owner of the Middle East complex in Central Square has put the complex up for sale - but that he hopes whoever buys it will keep the nightclub open.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 5:45 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot at 48 Juliette St.,near Ronan Park around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found the victim a couple blocks away on Dorchester Avenue. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

This is Boston's second murder in 2020.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 9:22 am

Too easy, in fact. JMEightDigits reports from one of the new cars this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 9:04 am

We got a voicemail...

Newly elected at-large City Councilor Julia Mejia posted a voice mail she got from somebody who is upset with her proposal to strengthen Boston's sanctuary-city regulations. He vows to call the president's office.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:50 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:45 am

The Red Line's morning got off to a slow start when an Alewife-bound train developed door problems, slowing service on both sides.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 11:50 pm

Live Boston reports that around 9:20 p.m., Boston EMTs and public-health official rushed to Logan Airport to meet an incoming flight from China on which nine people were reporting flu-like and stomach-ailment symptoms. But at 9:45 p.m., Boston EMS reported that once on the ground, all the patients were asymptomatic and first responders were clearing the scene.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 10:13 pm
Car on Eliot platform on the Green Line

The meaning of the sign is pretty clear, and yet obviously the driver went way past it. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 8:32 pm
Architect's rendering of Pinnacle building

Architect's rendering. Note birds in right view. See larger.

The Chiofaro Co. today filed formal plans with the BPDA for its proposed Pinnacle at Central Wharf, a 42-story, 600-foot-high office and residential tower that would replace the Aquarium garage - 12 years after it bought the garage and after years of an infamous feud between Don Chiofaro and then Mayor Tom Menino. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:29 pm

So close ...

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:22 pm
Dunks license plate on a Porsche on Beacon Hill

That license plate on that car on Beacon Hill, parked in front of a handicap ramp. It was cold, so Ryan didn't stick around to see if the driver came back double-fisting iced coffees and wearing cargo shorts with a Sox cap on.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:12 pm

New Acela Fleet Video on the Move at Hornell

Amtrak has released some video of one of its next-generation Acela trains outside the Alstom factory in Hornell, NY. It's scheduled for a trip out to a federal train-testing facility in Colorado next month. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 12:48 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Haley House Bakery Cafe in Roxbury has had a "soft opening," with a more formal grand opening set for Feb. 1. It had closed a year ago.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 10:13 am

CommonWealth reports.

Northeastern University, meanwhile, reports Customs and Border Patrol has refused to tell it why agents blocked one of its Iranian students from leaving Logan and then put him on a plane out of the country 30 minutes after a judge ordered them not to.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 9:42 am

Brookline Police report arresting a man on a charge of vandalism for an incident at Davis Avenue and Emerson Street around 3 p.m. on Tuesday: Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 8:53 am

The MBTA is blaming a "power problem" at Park Street for delays on the Green Line. Shortly before 8 a.m., Jed reported:

Just hit a big bump then saw sparks on the Green Line C Train. Track 2 disabled train.

At 8:25, he shows us how passengers got from the trolley to the station: Read more.