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By adamg - 6/20/19 - 10:10 am

Next week, the Massport board of directors will decide between BPDA Director Brian Golden and Massport Port Director Lisa Wieland to replace Thomas Glynn as head of the authority. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 10:00 am

West Side Story - Gee Officer Krupke! (1961) HD

Exclusive recreation of the investigating officer's report.

Wicked Local Brookline's latest report from the local police blotter includes this: Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 9:45 am

A sudden need for repairs to one of the overhead power lines at Revere Beach led to delays of up to ten minutes on the Blue Line this morning, the MBTA reports - although one rider says the delay was more like 30 minutes. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 9:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports how students at the Kenny Elementary School raised $200 to help pay for goats to return to Dorchester Park and munch on poison ivy and other weeds.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 7:08 pm
Wanted for Readville gas-station holdup

The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force has released photos of a man it says held up a Mobil station in Readville last August - which was among a number of gas stations and convenience stores it says he held up in Boston and towns south of the city. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 5:33 pm

Who knew the T took Orange Line trains out of service just because the AC stopped? Well, they do, or at least did this afternoon and of course that caused delays of up to 15 minutes on the line. The overheated train was taken out behind the barn at North Station and, well, we just don't want to know.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 5:25 pm

Boston transportation officials tomorrow will show off their formal plans for curbing vehicular mayhem along Centre Street, spurred on by a pedestrian's death at Centre and Hastings in February. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 12:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men on gun charges at Columbus Avenue and Centre Street, near Heath Street, last night after officers on patrol pulled over their car for not having a valid inspection sticker. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 12:34 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Demetrius Wardsworth, convicted of first-degree murder, because of errors at his trial by both Suffolk County prosecutors and the judge. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 9:15 am

Mayor Walsh today announced a series of steps aimed at reducing the amount of stuff now sent to an incinerator or landfill, including three extra weeks of yard-waste pickup between April and December, and pilot programs in which residents will be able to have somebody haul away their food scraps for composting and old clothing for reuse. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:24 pm
No baggage accepted at Terminal E

R shows us the scene at Terminal E around 8:45 p.m.:

Wow - baggage check-in conveyor belt not working in terminal E. Emirates has put Check in on hold! Nice job Logan

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 7:26 pm

Boston Police report the two men fatally shot at Mozart and Bolton streets last night were Christian Green, 32, of New Bedford and Jose M. Martinez, 34, of Boston.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 7:16 pm
Tree down on Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge

Lukas Karlsson photographed the leafy carnage on Mt. Auburn Street, near the hospital, that blocked traffic, including the 71 and 73 bus routes.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 12:28 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting two women they charge went after a third in a violent attack at Columbia Street and Bishop Allen Drive on Monday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:53 am
Dilapidated old building in Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this dilapidated old building. See it larger.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:09 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request to get a replacement for the lid for one of the two garbage cans in the playground at Commonwealth Avenue and Clarendon Street in the Back Bay: Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:03 am

Bloomberg BusinessWeek takes a look at the booming Seaport at sea level at a time when sea levels are rising and reports that the newly opened Martin's Park, in addition to serving as a memorial playground for Martin Richard, is also the first in what could be a series of raised surfaces aimed at protecting the area from climate-change-induced flooding.

City officials have proposed spending up to $1 billion on a...

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By adamg - 6/18/19 - 9:38 am
New monument to Stony Brook, creek that runs under the Arborway at Forest Hills

One of the finishing touches for the new Arborway roads at Forest Hills is this monument to Stony Brook, a Charles River tributary that now flows almost entirely underground from Hyde Park to the Charles, as Arborway chronicler Clay Harper shows us.

Earlier:
Stony Brook: Boston's Stygian river.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 9:23 am
Waiting for the Green Line in Newton

Waiting for the Godot Line in Newton Centre. Photo by Phil R..

Phil R. reports the Riverside Line took a look at the Red Line this morning and said, "Hold my beer:" Read more.