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By adamg - 6/20/22 - 6:21 pm

NBC Boston has video of a Red Line train that took off at the Braintree yard and then just kept on going through Braintree station on May 30. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/22 - 2:05 pm
Fake ads for Applebee's and a Cleveland tennis open

Angel Nunez spotted these two ads in the parking lot for the defunct 99 in Braintree, likely for use in that movie in which Zendaya plays a tennis player.

By adamg - 5/31/22 - 9:29 am
Flames and smoke from one of the crashes

John Adams's dashcam captured the fire that erupted in a crash on Rte. 3 northbound in Braintree this morning. Kevin Brennan's copter video shows at least four vehicles involved. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/22 - 12:54 pm
Gaines exclusion zone around Orchard Park

Court-ordered map of Gaines's exclusion zone once he's on probation.

A federal judge this week sentenced Raymond Gaines, 42, to 90 months in federal prison after he admitted he got caught selling crack to an undercover agent three times at South Shore Plaza following his release on an earlier crack-sales conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 1:18 pm

WBZ reports that Dijoun Beasley, 26, of Dorchester, who was shot Saturday afternoon at the mall in Braintree has died. Read more.

By BostonDog - 1/18/22 - 1:13 pm

Sichuan Gourmet in Brookline @ St. Marys announced on their website and front door they permanently closed on Jan 16th. They were a local favorite. The location had been a Chinese Restaurant for 40+ years with Sichuan Gourmet replacing the Chef Changs in 2010.

They join O'Leary's Pub and the Dunkin Donuts for locations giving up the ghost on that corner.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 9:13 am

There are now just 26 Sears stores left in the entire country, and one of them is at the South Shore Plaza.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 2:53 pm

A former Boston resident now living in Taunton was arrested today on charges he collected more than $67,000 in fake pandemic unemployment claims even as he was working at a full-time job where he got a promotion and at least two raises. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 12:02 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Middleborough man they say refused a request from a conductor to put a mask on, then shoved the employee and forced his way aboard by using his shoulder as a battering ram. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 3:37 pm

Transit Police report arresting an East Boston man at the Braintree Red Line station who, they charge, punched a cabbie to the ground and then repeatedly kicked him in the head after the driver told him he could not take him anywhere because he was at the station to pick somebody up. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/21 - 8:20 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man they say went ballistic when told to get off the train at the end of the line in Braintree late last night. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/20 - 9:39 am

Lawrence C. Mackin Jr., city councilor for Braintree's District 6, says it's time to bring back the old days of crowded stores, large family get togethers and just freedom. In a long rant, he says that because the governor of California is a hypocrite and because the media never tell you that most people survive Covid-19, restrictions don't work except to make things worse. Read more.

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 - 7/16/20 - 1:28 pm

J.L. Bell recounts the battle in 1775 between Abigail Adams and a tenant who was refusing to leave her Braintree house even as she was trying to make room for a family from Boston, which, as you might realize from the date, was at the front lines of the burgeoning Revolution - and while her husband John was in Philadelphia for the second Continental Congress.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 10:49 am

Braintree Police report charging Jose Rodriguez, 21, for taking part in a gun battle inside the South Shore Plaza yesterday that sent a 15-year-old to the hospital.
Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/20 - 5:12 pm

Braintree Police report the teen was shot around 4:40 p.m.; she is expected to survive. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 5:54 pm

Simon announced today that Copley Place, the Shops at Chestnut Hill, South Shore Plaza and 11 other malls it owns in Massachusetts will close tonight and stay closed through at least March 29 due to Covid-19 concerns.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 2:49 pm
Wanted for credit-card fraud - man in a NASA shirt

Dedham Police are looking for this guy in connection with the nearly $10,000 in charges they say he rang up on somebody else's credit card in stores in Dedham, the Fenway and Braintree, all on Feb. 1. Read more.

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