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French Toast Alert Level: 1 Slice / Low. Explanation.
3/22/19 - 9:38 pm
Flooded Long Wharf

As has become usual during nor'easters, Long Wharf flooded this afternoon. Human, Actual Size surveyed the briny deep where people normally walk. Read more.

3/22/19 - 9:34 pm

The man died after jumping from the 24th floor of the Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart St., shortly after 3 p.m. this afternoon. Police had been notified, but he jumped before they could reach him.

3/22/19 - 5:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockton man, originally from Jamaica Plain, on gun charges Thursday night. Read more.

3/22/19 - 2:41 pm

WCVB reports on the class at the Perry School in South Boston.

3/22/19 - 1:26 pm

DCR reports Morrissey Boulevard is shut southbound at UMass due to, of course, flooding, from the nor'easter-whipped high tide.

3/22/19 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report officers responded to a call about loud guys being loud in a a laundry room at 954 Parker St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments around 6:30 this morning. As they arrived, they saw three men "quickly exit" the laundry room. Read more.

3/22/19 - 12:29 pm

The Boston Sun reports a deli worker at the Marlboro Market, on Marlborough Street at Mass. Ave., was charged earlier this month after an undercover cop gave her a $20 bill and she reached into a bag behind the counter and gave him "one pre-rolled marijuana cigarette."

3/22/19 - 11:22 am

Boston Magazine reports the certification came today for a marathon T trek of seven hours, 29 minutes and 46 seconds in August.

3/22/19 - 10:32 am

Ken Sazama has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to say good bye to the workers at Hyde Square mainstay Sorella's, which is closing for good at the end of this month. Read more.

3/22/19 - 10:19 am

A developer is signalling its intent to replace "a series of non-descript automobile repair structures," a parking lot and a small house on Bremen Street, between Brooks and Putnam streets in East Boston, with a six-story, 165-unit residential building. Read more.

3/22/19 - 9:23 am

The Beacon Hill Times reports the owners of the medical-marijuana dispensary on Milk Street want to move to larger quarters at 304 Stuart St. - where the Mooncusser seafood restaurant is now - so that they can add a showroom to earn some of that sweet, sweet recreational-marijuana money. Read more.

3/22/19 - 12:08 am

A federal judge today sentenced Raymond Montoya, 71, to 14 1/2 years in prison for the tens of millions of dollars he convinced friends and acquaintances to invest in a hedge fund that he was actually using as a piggy bank to buy expensive cars and watches and to pay off his kids' medical educations - and one of of his son's $1 million mortgage. Read more.

3/21/19 - 10:15 pm

NBC Boston reports the woman is expected to survive.

3/21/19 - 2:45 pm

CommonWealth reports Massport thinks the answer to growing auto congestion at Logan is to do something about the estimated 15 million rides Uber and Lyft riders now take to the airport - including increasing the ride-share surcharge from $3.25 for pick ups to $5 for both pick ups and drop offs. Massport also wants to eliminate 1,000 parking spaces on the first floor of the central garage to make way for a new centralized area for ride-share drivers to go when they're hailed or dropping off.

3/21/19 - 2:36 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed Leo Birmingham Parkway building

Architect's rendering of proposed building and unusual ghost pickup.

City Realty is proposing a six-story, 53-unit condo building on a stretch of Leo Birmingham Parkway near Western Avenue in Brighton that is fast transforming from commercial use to apartment and condo buildings. Read more.

3/21/19 - 12:39 pm

Police found a man with gunshot injuries and an SUV with a shot-out rear windshield, around 11:40 a.m. at Warren and Moreland streets, but Alertpageboston reports he was shot nearly two miles away on Claybourne Street in Dorchester. Read more.

3/21/19 - 12:11 pm
Old Symphony 8 sign

An aggrieved citizen files a 311 complaint about the sign advertising a restaurant below it that recently re-opened after being shut for years, only with a new name:

This sign for a long closed retiring is a blight on the area - it can't be legal to just leave it there? Please initiate removal

3/21/19 - 11:48 am

BU Dining Services reports the opening of a Dunkin' Donuts on Buick Street, off Commonwealth Avenue, midway between the Dunkin' Donuts at the George Sherman Union and the Dunkin' Donuts at 1020 Commonwealth Ave.

3/21/19 - 11:31 am

Boston.com reports that TD Bank has apologized for, and taken down, a street ad that makes it sound like if your debit card has been stolen, it's probably in Dorchester. The wording's very similar to that on Samsung ads a couple years ago that implied stolen phones all wind up in Mattapan.

3/21/19 - 11:17 am

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority alerts us that if you see lots of cops and EMTs swarming the Massachusetts Convention and Exposition Center tomorrow, remain calm: It's just a training exercise for dealing with an active-shooter incident. Read more.