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By adamg - 6/11/19 - 9:49 am

Installation of a permanent bus/bike lane on Brighton Avenue inbound between Union Square and Packards Corner in Allston begins tomorrow, the mayor's office announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/19 - 3:31 pm
Marty's suspect

Boston Police have released photos of a man they say robbed Marty's, 103 North Beacon St., of an estimated $10,000 on May 28. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 10:51 am

DCR reports it will be shutting Soldiers Field Road in both directions at the North Harvard Street between 10 p.m. tonight and 4 a.m. tomorrow to allow for routine bridge inspections.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 10:06 am

A collection of complaints filed with 311 last night from Allston, Brighton, the Fenway and Brookline, including:

The noise and vibration is outrageous!!! 7pm or 8pm is fine. 10:15 and disturbing nearby neighborhoods. Find a new location!

By adamg - 5/25/19 - 11:47 am

Were the winds just right last night to carry the sounds of Boston Calling bands as far south as Roslindale and Dedham? At 9:55 p.m., Lindsayisms posted a complaint: Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 8:23 pm

WBZ reports police in Boston will issue tickets to anybody spotted smoking pot at this weekend's Boston Calling in Allston - and that police in Cambridge will be on the alert for anybody lighting up on their way to or from the event across the river.

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 10:53 am

Boston Police identify the man shot dead in a pickup truck on Windermere Road in Dorchester on Wednesday as Kevin Brewington, 33, of Allston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 1:53 pm
Destroyed truck on the turnpike by the Allston/Cambridge exit

Crash aftermath. Photo by Nick Telesmanic.

State Police report a, easbound tractor-trailer driver died when his truck rolled over on the westbound side of turnpike around 1:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 2:40 pm
Campanirio and his getaway car

Campanirio and his getaway car.

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Phillip Leo Campanirio, 53, who has a criminal record dating to the 1980s, to 70 months in federal prison for robbing the Citizens Bank branch inside the Stop & Shop on Everett Street in Allston on April 28, 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 1:03 pm
Ciommo

Mark Ciommo, who has represented Allston/Brighton as a city councilor for almost 12 years, announced today he will not run for re-election to his District 9 seat this fall.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/19 - 11:06 am
Turkey atop swings in Allston

Bradley Squirrels reports he didn't need coffee this morning after looking out his window in Lower Allston: Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/19 - 11:02 am

Two developers have told the BPDA they will soon file plans for a six-story "co-living" building where most of the units have four bedrooms - and at least two bathrooms. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/19 - 6:27 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today acquitted men from Dedham and Norwood on charges they shot a man in the thigh during a large closing-time brawl that started inside Patron's, at the corner of Brighton and Harvard avenues on Nov. 26, 2015. However, the jury did convict them for illegal possession of a firearm, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/19 - 8:55 am

The Daily Free Press reports on the allegations against the as yet unnamed student organization, which included "sleep deprivation, strenuous physical activity, physical abuse, yelling and running errands for current members," as well as withholding food and keeping new members from studying for their classes.

By adamg - 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.

By adamg - 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.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 2:21 pm
Toy car with a parking ticket in Allston

"So Boston it hurts," Jonathan Levitt says of the scene on Comm. Ave. in Allston yesterday. But come on - the car is partly on the sidewalk. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 9:24 am

Mayor Walsh today announced a set of initiatives to make Boston roads safer and less clogged that include lowering the default citywide speed limit from 25 to 20 m.p.h., dedicated bus lanes on Brighton Avenue in Allston and North Washington Street along the North End, special pickup/drop-off lanes for Uber and Lyft cars - but also rush-hour surcharges for riding in them - and free T passes for all students in grades 7 through 12, regardless of whether they're BPS students. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/19 - 4:12 pm
Traffic cone that urges reader not to take parking space or the cone itself in Allston

Shamus Moynihan ran across (but not over) this message-bearing cone in Allston today.

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