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By adamg - 6/12/21 - 11:49 am

A student at New England Law says the school's policy that his attendance this fall is conditional on his showing proof of Covid-19 vaccination violates the "unconditional" scholarship he says he was awarded, so he's suing. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 9:47 pm

The Cape Cod Times reports on the lobster diver who was briefly mouthed up by a humpback whale before it spit him out.

Michael Packard reports he was a modern-day Jonah for roughly 30 to 40 seconds.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 9:39 pm

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Winston McGhee, 37, of Dorchester to 9 1/2 years in federal prison for his role in a Dorchester drug ring - the day after the judge sentenced Eric Davis, 37, of Mattapan, to 8 3/4 years in federal prison for his role in the operation, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 10:50 am
USS Constitution moves into Boston Harbor

Adam Castiglioni watched the USS Constitution leave its Charlestown dock for a harbor tour and 21-gun salute to honor people who cared for us and kept us safe during the pandemic.

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By adamg - 6/11/21 - 10:37 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on tomorrow's rally by the Forbes Building Tenants Association tomorrow outside their current home at 545 Centre St.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 10:29 am

Richard Auffrey tells their story - at first driven by the fact that discrimination meant there were few other jobs available to Chinese immigrants here.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 9:49 am

Adrian Walker breaks down the City Council's sudden need to tell Kim Janey they're still the boss of her: She's stopped returning their phone calls. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 12:45 am

Alleged 1/6 failed-coup participant Mark Sahady has asked a judge in Washington to free him from limitations set by a judge in Massachusetts that prohibit him from going near the State House - which he frets might even prevent him from riding the Red Line, which runs in a tunnel under the State House grounds. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 6:16 pm

The BPDA board agreed today to let developers of a proposed residential and hotel building on Tremont Street in Chinatown eliminate space for the long awaited BPL Chinatown branch because of funding complications caused by Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 5:27 pm
Map of proposed Easteron facilities.

Proposed Eastern facilities.

The BPDA board voted today to being negotiations with the operator of the Chelsea salt pile to begin building a similar facility on the South Boston waterfront - as well as a facility capable of handling the shipment of giant turbine blades that could one day power New England from offshore towers. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 1:24 pm

DCR reported today that lion's-mane jellyfish have floated into the waters off Carson Beach in South Boston, Wollaston Beach in Quincy and Nahant Beach in, well, Nahant. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 12:54 pm

WBUR reports on the re-opening of the Jamaica Plain music bar after a year of pandemic.

By Irma la Douce - 6/10/21 - 11:51 am

I hope this was all one-way?

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 11:06 am

Cambridge Police report a man suffered knife injuries not considered life threatening on Temple Street early this morning and that a suspect was arrested not long after.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 9:40 am
Broken Park Street step with cone

If you happened to be at Park Street yesterday and noticed a cone alerting you to a broken step, you can thank Odd Onsentino, who reports what happened after he spotted the saggy stair: Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 9:31 am
Morning eclipse, with jet

Adam Balsam was among the many people who got up early to get a good view of the eclipse, which in his case meant a trip to Wollaston Beach. At first, it was disappointing, because clouds obscured the show as the sun broke above the horizon, but once the sun rose high enough, the show was on. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 10:46 pm

A Boston Police officer who was already on probation for a domestic-violence incident and who was arrested yesterday on new domestic-violence charges had the more serious charge dismissed before his arraignment after his attorney convinced a Dorchester Municipal Court judge that pavement is not considered a dangerous weapon in Massachusetts. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 10:01 pm
Guy riding a penny farthing in Forest Hills

Mark Anderson spotted this guy riding a penny farthing through the intersection of Washington Street and Ukraine Way this afternoon.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 4:09 pm

The Herald reports the City Council gave itself the right to dethrone an acting mayor. Read more.