Hey, there! Log in / Register
French Toast Alert Level: 1 Slice / Low. Explanation.
By adamg - 3/7/21 - 12:49 pm

Boston Police report officers who stopped a car on Morrissey Boulevard as part of a drug investigation Friday afternoon found the packaged marijuana they were looking for - and a loaded gun in the passenger's pocket. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/21 - 12:29 pm

The Globe reports a consultant hired by BPS to work with the Boston Student Advisory Council used re-evaluation counseling, in which meetings would turn from dealing with strictly school-related issues to getting the teens to reveal personal information and cry.

By adamg - 3/7/21 - 12:00 pm
Firefighters at 17 Murray Hill Road fire

The Boston Fire Department reports that a fire that broke out around midnight at 17 Murray Hill Rd. off Washington Street in Roslindale Square caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.

There were no injuries, the department says.

By adamg - 3/6/21 - 2:37 pm

An Encore casino dealer and two other men face state charges for an alleged scheme in which they managed to bilk the house of $23,500 over two nights, the state Attorney General's office reports.

In an unrelated incident, two MetroWest men who got into a fight with a third man that ended with that man stabbed also face charges, the AG's office say. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/21 - 10:55 am

Secret Boston, which has been around for more than a decade at secretboston.net, reports some company out of Barcelona is now basically impersonating them at secretboston.com, and is selling tickets to an "immersive" Van Gogh exhibit that is not the one at the SoWa Power Station. For starters, that one doesn't have a location listed.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 11:21 pm
Green-winged teal

Mary Ellen spotted this green-winged teal on the Charles River in Watertown today, not far from where she spotted a male wood duck: Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 9:06 pm

Michael Bianchi of Brighton filed papers with the state campaign office this week to run for Boston mayor this fall.
Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 6:21 pm

Amtrak reports that starting next month, you'll be able to sleep on your way down to Washington (or back up) in a private room: Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 12:32 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a professor denied a promotion at a religious college retains the right to sue because she is not a "minister," which would otherwise let the school discriminate against her on religious grounds. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 9:26 am

National Development of Newton yesterday told the BPDA it plans to file plans soon to replace a series of warehouses between F.W. Webb and Benjamin Moore on Dorchester Avenue, near Old Colony Avenue, with a four-building development - two buildings with 345 residential units and two buildings with 674,500 square feet of commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/21 - 9:08 am

WHDH reports on the crash at 575 Poplar St., behind the George Wright golf course, around 11 p.m. on Thursday.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:24 pm

Khymani James, a Boston Latin Academy senior, tonight resigned his post as the student member of the School Committee.

In a series of tweets, James explained why he was resigning, without getting into specifics about new issues that he said he "simply couldn't condone:" Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:37 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Ashmont Street. The homicide unit was called in just in case, due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 5:19 pm

BosGuy reports the demise of the Boston Eagle on Tremont Street, and that the space, along with its liquor license, is now up for lease.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 4:27 pm

As of March 18, MassLive.com reports.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 11:36 am
Wanted for stealing MBTA property

Transit Police report they are looking for four people who have now twice made off with the new arm rests/dividers on benches at the Red Line station in Central Square - the ones that some say are really a hostile act against the homeless. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:37 am
Landing eagle

Mary Ellen reports she was standing under a tree by the Charles River in West Roxbury this morning when an eagle landed in the tree, basically right on top of her - maybe the one she saw from a bit further away yesterday.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:12 am

The Boston Sun reports Sonder wants to turn the upper floors of 234-236 Newbury St. - the building with the Shake Shack - into a 12-room "tech-enabled" inn.

Shake Shack would remain in place.

Sonder recently withdrew plans to convert an apartment building on Winter Street downtown into executive suites.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:06 am

The Worcester Business Journal reports how UMass Memorial Health Care is fighting the Boston hospital chain's effort to build an outpatient facility in Westborough, just two towns over from UMass's affiliated Marlborough Hospital.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:01 am

The Chlesea Record reports a developer has proposed a 21-story residential building at the Chelsea line that would be topped with a rooftop restaurant.