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By adamg - 12/1/21 - 2:28 pm

Gin Dumcius, managing editor at the Dorchester Reporter, writes the Boston City Councilor for Another Month, who lost pretty badly to Michelle Wu for mayor a few weeks ago, is looking at a brighter future on the other side of the Charles and south of the Neponset.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges after gunfire in the area of Walk Hill and Canterbury streets in Roslindale yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:40 pm

A Connecticut chain that serves Japanese ramen and Vietnamese pho wants to open its first Boston restaurant at 44 Thomson Pl., but the Fort Point Neighborhood Association is asking the Boston Licensing Board to scale back its proposed 12:30 a.m. closing time to a more Boston time of 11 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:16 pm

The owner of Brodway's Pastry, 258 West Broadway, has plans to create what could be the neighborhood's first place where older residents could relax with an espresso after a day of shopping or just after dinner, like Caffè Vittoria or Caffè Paradiso in the North End. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 12:36 pm

New manager, Charles Hitchcock, at Zoomed hearing today.

When the Pour House re-opens with a new manager, it will be exactly the same as patrons remember from the Before Times, an attorney for the proposed new liquor-license holder told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 10:59 am

The MBTA is announcing bustitution between Ashmont and JFK/UMass due to "a power problem" at Fields Corner.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 10:46 am
Guns and champagne

Couple in love with each other - and guns and Belaire champagne, from FBI affidavit.

Christina Bernbaum, 23, of Malden pleaded guilty yesterday to federal drug and gun charges related to the crack and guns she and her boyfriend allegedly sold to gang members north of Boston, who used the guns to spray rivals and rival territory with gunfire. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 9:34 am

The Globe reports Baker is telling friends he'll hang it up next year. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 9:21 am

But the plentiful restrooms at the Joyce Cummings Center don't have enough sinks and they are "extremely repetitive," the reviewer concludes.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 8:57 am
Firefighters inside 95 Washington St.

Inside the building. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 95 Washington St., just off Commonwealth Avenue, for what turned into a three-alarm fire around 4 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 9:11 pm

A Charlestown man who admitted acquiring 36 guns through a straw purchaser in New Hampshire to resell to Boston-area customers was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 7:20 pm
Disabled car carrier by South Station bus depot

John Smith captured the folded over car carrier with a freshly blown transmission just at the ramp to the South Station bus terminal around 6:30 p.m.

Mike McD adds:

Bus access to South Station and access to the the station’s parking garage off I-93 appears blocked by jack knifed car carrier on ramp.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 7:03 pm

>Update: One of two suspects arrested.

report Stanley Stacos reports gunfire on American Legion Highway shortly after 3:30 p.m., with the gunman on a scooter. No indication of anybody hit. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 6:53 pm
Crashed car in Roxbury

Victim's car and the car he crashed into. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was shot around 1:20 p.m. on Rockland Street at Wakullah Street in Roxbury. He tried driving from the scene, but crashed about a block away, where police and EMTs found him and got him ready for transport to a local trauma center. Police recovered numerous shell casings.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 2:21 pm
Firefighters on ladders at Symphony Road

Boston firefighters responded to 49 Symphony Rd., for a fire called in around 2:15 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 11:51 am

Mayor Wu today re-appointed Lorena Lopera and Rafaela Polanco García to the Boston School Committee, to serve at least through the end of 2023. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 11:39 am
Man sought for robbery on the MBTA

Oh, look: The T has cameras everywhere.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who went up to an 83-year-old man and "forcefully grabbed the victim's wallet and cell phone out of his hand" on the eastbound Green Line platform at Park Street around 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 24. He then ran out of the station, police say.

If Orange Vest Guy looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text to 87383.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 11:31 am

WBZ reports the state is working on a system that would give you a unique QR code to put on your phone that, when scanned, would say whether you've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Don't worry: It would be just voluntary, the state says.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 11:05 am
From the two companies' slide decks

The engineers did change the colors on their slide on the left, company says.

A Boston-based startup that says it can revolutionize the way engineers can find out what's sitting underground before they begin large construction projects says it first has to dig itself out of the mess left by some programmers it had hired who allegedly not only stole the company's ideas and data but destroyed the information before they left to start a competing company. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 10:39 am
Old block under expressway

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo (yes, part of the photo is whited out so you don't just see the street name written on it). See it larger.