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By adamg - 12/3/20 - 11:32 am
Wanted for attack at Back Bay MBTA station

Transit Police report they are looking for two men for what they call a "vicious attack" on a third person on a commuter-rail platform at Back Bay station around 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/20 - 9:32 am

The Boston Sun details a recent hearing of the Boston Landmarks Commission on a proposal to replace a bench dedicated to Civil War veterans between Arlington and Berkeley streets on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/20 - 11:22 pm

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police say, Brian Buhamiizo, 38, went up to a legally blind man on Boylston Street near Ring Road, grabbed his cane, said he had a gun and demanded money. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 3:00 pm

WBZ reports an argument turned into a stabbing this afternoon.

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By adamg - 11/14/20 - 1:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man on charges he robbed a Santander Bank branch in the Back Bay yesterday, close to four months after he got a compassionate early release for bank robberies in Brookline and West Bridgewater. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/20 - 10:07 pm

BPD Investigation Update

Boston Police have released surveillance video of the man they say dragged a woman from Bromfield Street across the Common to the Public Garden where they say he raped her, around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 11/8/20 - 4:47 pm
Wanted man

Boston Police have released a photo of a man they say forced a woman from Bromfield Street in Downtown Crossing through the Common and into the Public Garden, near Charles and Beacon streets, where he raped her, around 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 4:32 pm
A lot of police in front of the Lindt store on Boylston Street

Heavy police presence on Boylston Street this afternoon, in particular, as Abigail Hadfield noticed, in front of the Lindt chocolate shop.

By adamg - 11/4/20 - 9:25 am
Replacement for Midtown Hotel

Rendering by CBT Architects.

National Development of Newton has filed plans with the BPDA for its proposed replacement of the Midtown Motel on Huntington Avenue and a small residential building on Cumberland Street: A ten-story, 325-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 1:38 pm

Boston Police report arresting Shaquan Pinkney, 26, of Roxbury for his role in what they say was a four-person gun battle that left Fairfield Street littered with shell casings between Newbury and Boylston streets on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 9:45 pm

Pru management sent a memo to tenants that they can expect to see boarded-up entrances, barriers and increased security starting today.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 9:03 am

Boston Police report arresting two of four men they say exchanged gunfire yesterday afternoon that left Fairfield Street between Newbury and Boylston streets littered with spent shells. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 4:48 pm
Evidence markers

Evidence markers on Fairfield Street. Photo by Neal.

Around 4 p.m. in the area of Boylston and Fairfield streets. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 2:01 pm
New box going in

Vivien Li watched today as a mailbox outside the Copley Square CVS where a letter carrier found burned mail yesterday was replaced with a new box, one with a far narrower opening that would make it more difficult to drop a flaming ball of doom in it. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/20 - 9:10 am

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Worldy Armand had no political motive in setting a Copley Square ballot drop box on fire, but her office will seek to have him detained behind bars as a danger to society at a hearing on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 10:04 pm

Boston Police report a postal worker found "mail that had been damaged by fire" in a postal box outside the Copley Square CVS this afternoon - on the other side of Dartmouth and Boylston streets from the ballot drop box that somebody set on fire early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 4:12 pm
Wanted for setting ballot drop box on fire

Update: Suspect charged.

Boston Police have released photos of a guy they say set fire to the ballot drop box outside the Copley Square library around 4:10 a.m. Read more.

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