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By adamg - 7/23/21 - 1:06 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Jersey Mike's Subs is opening up at 466 Washington St., right next to a Domino's.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:55 pm
A raccoon in a Kendall Square wall

Ama Wild has been getting up early to video the raccoons of Kendall Square, including this one, who seems to have taken up residence in a wall: Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:18 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda reports that over the next two to three weeks, city crews will be converting several two-way streets into one-way streets in the Grove Hall area as part of an overall plan to reduce crashes, especially involving pedestrians, by doing what speed-limit signs don't: Force drivers to slow down. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 10:37 am

Jacques Cabaret announced yesterday the delta variant has made it change its admission policy, starting Aug. 6: Read more.

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By adamg - 7/22/21 - 10:14 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Dorchester on charges he rode his scooter up to a woman walking along Marlborough Street between Fairfield and Gloucester streets, grabbed her wrist, took her phone, then sped off, shortly after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 9:58 pm
Defaced Vietnam memorial in the Rose Garden

Update, Friday: Crews have started cleaning the memorial.

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the vandalism to the Vietnam War memorial in the Fenway Rose Garden.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 5:30 pm

Trial is set to start Wednesday over a multi-million-dollar federal lawsuit a Lowell man filed against a Lowell police officer over the way he was arrested for negligent operation and resisting arrest in 2019 - but first the judge in the case will ask prospective jurors whether they feel they can be impartial in a case brought by a man believes he "is a Moorish American national not fully subject to the laws of the United States." Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 4:02 pm
Spotted on Broadway in Somerville: A Coronamobile

Or is it the return of the Toyota Corona? In any case, Gazoo's photo of a car parked outside Wally's Barber Shop on Broadway in Somerville today is sure to go viral.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 3:33 pm
New School Committee members

Acting Mayor Kim Janey today announced she had appointed Rafaela Polanco Garcia and Lorena Lopera to the School Committee, replacing Alexandra Oliver-Dávila and Lorna Rivera, who resigned over the Westie-whites text messages last month. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 12:54 pm
16 Taber St. rendering

Rendering by Hresko Associates.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a coin-op laundry on Taber St. at Harrison Avenue in Nubian Square with a six-story, 30-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 11:44 am

State Police report a driver failed to navigate the sharp curve from the end of I-95 onto Rte. 128 north around 1:25 a.m., and had his left arm amputated during a crash that involved guardrails on both sides of the ramp. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 11:17 am

Seems increasingly unlikely that either Andrea Campbell or Kim Janey will endorse the other should only one of them make it into the November final election: Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 9:44 am
Shooting scene in Malcolm X Park

Evidence markers at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a woman was shot in Malcolm X Park in Roxbury around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Possibly as many as 19 rounds fired in total, although only one bullet hit her.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 9:18 am
Formerly flaming T at Tavern in the Square

Rob Baird watched this morning as firefighters doused the flaming T that used to help spell out "Tavern in the Square."

Firefighters didn't just spray water on the burning letter, though. They also checked to make sure the fire hadn't spread to the rest of the alphabet, as a roving UHub photographer shows us: Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 9:12 pm

A South Boston man arrested on charges he robbed the TD Bank branch across from Faneuil Hall in April now faces a federal bank-robbery charge, which could net him 20 years in prison in exchange for the $990 police say he made off with. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 3:07 pm
Rabbi Barbara Penzner addresses Boston City Council

Today's council meeting opened with an invocation by Rabbi Barbara Penzner of Temple Hillel B'nai Torah in West Roxbury.

A federal judge ruled today that Salem-based Satanists can continue to press their claim that the way the Boston City Council picks clergy members to start its Wednesday meetings - but not them - violates the Constitution's ban on the establishment of religion. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 1:01 pm
Bloody-pig-head mask and grief book

Bloody-pig-head mask and grief book, ordered on Amazon, not eBay, and sent to the couple.

Two Natick residents who found themselves under attack by a group of eBay executives and their underlings upset with what they wrote about the company say it's not enough that several of the conspirators have pleaded guilty - the company itself needs to pay for what happened to them. Read more.