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By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:38 pm

Kurt Power reports stone pillars were pushed over and some plaques removed at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Washington Street.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:20 pm
Hey Glove Idiot: Smile, you're on Idiotcam

Somebody's had enough on Beech Street, just before Poplar in Roslindale (as of this afternoon, there were, in fact, a couple of gloves along the curb there).

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 12:17 pm

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Massachusetts Attorney General's office have sued Nikitas Tsoukales and his Key Credit Repair of Mattapan over what they say are failed promises to repair people's credit, deceptive marketing and repeated violations of a state law that prohibits taking somebody's money before actually fixing their credit. Read more.

By schneidz - 5/24/20 - 10:37 am

I just noticed that the smoke stacks in everett is one of the landmarks that scrolls past in the screensaver:

Why would they choose this over the more well known usual suspects (Custom House, Bunker Hill/Zakim bridge, Citgo sign, ...) ?

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 11:20 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jose Carrucini, 20, of Dorchester today for the murder of Admilson Ribeiro, 21, of Dorchester, on Feb. 5 on Magnolia Street.

Innocent, etc.

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By adamg - 5/23/20 - 10:21 pm
Lechemere station after its opening in 1922

Lechmere station sometime after 1922. Source.

Tonight marks the last time the T will use the current Lechmere station for anything trolley related. It shuts tonight and in 11 months or so, there'll be a brand-new station nearby as the current tracks are extended towards Somerville.

Of course, what comes down must have gone up. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 2:21 pm
New concrete barriers along bike lane on Massachusetts Avenue

Massachusetts Avenue getting new, tougher bike-lane borders.

Scott couldn't help but notice the new concrete barriers lying amidst the plastic flexposts that motorists love to knock over and park on along a section of the Massachusetts Avenue bike lane south of Boylston Street.

Stefanie Seskin, BTD's active-transportation director, says this is the first part of a multi-year project to harden dedicated bike lanes against four-wheeled intrusions: Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 1:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting an alleged multi-tool woman early this morning on charges she attacked a man in a drug deal gone awry on Chauncy Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 10:51 am

Boston Police report a man ordered out of a car during a traffic stop at Centre Street and Columbus Avenue Friday afternoon had an unloaded gun in his pants. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 10:37 am

Suffolk University yesterday became the latest local college to get hit with an online-learning-sucks lawsuit, by a biology major who wants some of her spring-tuition tuition back - and who, unlike her counterpart at Harvard, is not worried about her name getting out. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 9:20 am

The MBTA is reporting 20-minute delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a tree that fell on the inbound tracks at Wollaston.

By adamg - 5/23/20 - 9:17 am

The Harvard Gazette interviews Dr. Druv Kazi, director of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Cardiac Critical Care Unit and associate director of the hospital’s Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology about a new study that suggests a number of the 5,000 extra deaths Massachusetts has seen over the past two months were not caused directly by Covid-19 but by other conditions people put off going to the hospital for because of Covid-19 concerns....

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By adamg - 5/22/20 - 10:09 pm

Shortly after 10 p.m. A car was found crashed into a pole and abandoned just down Mather Street not long after.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 8:46 pm

Around 8:35 p.m. on Powellton Road, off Columbia Road.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 8:32 pm

A disgusted citizen files a complaint with 311 about the situation over the beach at M Street: Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 5:11 pm

Boston Police report that officers on patrol around 12:15 this morning heard gunfire coming from Livingstone Street off Blue Hill Avenue - and spotted a car pulling away with its lights turned off. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 2:32 pm
Demond Perry

Transit Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man on charges he took out a knife on the Orange Line and threatened another rider with it around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday near Tufts Medical Center.

Demond Perry, 44, was arrested yesterday at the Chinatown station on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 2:04 pm

For one thing, you can't just drive there because the state's shut the Castle Island parking lot and all the spaces along Day Boulevard. Also, as Boston Restaurant Talk reports, no more of that crowding into the small place to wait for your order and stuff.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 10:48 am
Kid and pumpkins in old Boston

Can you place the scene in this photo taken by Philip Hresko back in the day?