Greg Cook joined several hundred people at the State House today for the Youth Climate Strike.
State Police say they have plenty of images of the guy who's been tagging up the State House and other Beacon Hill buildings with the phrase "class warfare," interspersed with Xs and the word "sick" - now they have to find him.
State Police ask that if you recognize the guy in the photos they released, contact Trooper Timothy Burns at 617-740-7812.
King Boston, a group set up to select and build a memorial for Martin Luther King, said today it's selected "The Embrace," by Hank Willis Thomas and the MASS Design Group. Read more.
So this guy who says he really loves "The Departed" is trying to raise $4,000 to buy some equipment an software and hire a digital-effects specialist to digitally remove a rat that scurries across the screen at the end in what he considers too much heavy-handed symbolism for a Scorsese film about human rats. Read more.
Shamus Moynihan reports these signs lined Charles Street tonight, no doubt industriously placed there by the proprietors' loyal manservants, who seem to have been unaware that the signs seem to indicate the Proprietors are actually ordering people to plunge to the ground.
City councilors Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill) and Michael Flaherty (at large) say it's time to curb a proliferating number of road races that tie up neighborhood streets, particularly in the Back Bay, but also in the Fenway and Beacon Hill. Read more.
A man who was having a good time chatting with two strangers he met on the Common early Tuesday went home with them - only to wind up being grabbed by the shirt collar and threatened with a knife unless he transfer money from his bank account to them, police say. Read more.
State senators and representatives from either side of the Longfellow Bridge want the state to keep the "flex posts" that separate the Longfellow bike lanes from cars over the winter. Read more.
Months ago, the progressive group MoveOn set up a rapid-fire response protest plan to deal with the possible firing of Robert Mueller or Rod Rosenstein. Although neither has happened, Sessions is gone and Rosenstein is no longer in charge of Mueller and so the group has activated the plan, which includes a protest at 5 p.m. today - Thursday - on the Common across from the State House. More info.
The owner of a nine-unit apartment building on Charles Street won city approval this week to convert it into a hotel - like it was before he bought it several years ago. Read more.
If you agree that trans people deserve the same rights as everybody else, and want to show it in these increasingly dark days, you'll vote Yes on Question 3. And if you have time, you might even attend the Rally for Transgender Rights, 1 p.m. on Sunday at the 54th Massachusetts memorial at Boston Common, across from the State House.
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