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By adamg - 5/21/22 - 11:05 pm

Boston College, Boston and Newton police searched the campus for the man, who made his call around 10:50 p.m. The call was eventually tracked to California.

By adamg - 5/9/22 - 10:28 pm
Crash in the midle of Cleveland Circle

Danielle Johns captured the scene in Cleveland Circle around 10 p.m., not long after the drivers of a pickup and an SUV crashed, reports:

I’d avoid Cleveland Circle for awhile if driving. Bad accident where it’s probably going to take some time to clear. Everyone seems okay at least.

By adamg - 4/28/22 - 1:52 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today told a newly arrived pizza place in Oak Square that it would be willing to consider its request to stay open until 2 a.m. - but in another few months, to give the neighborhood a chance to see just what kind of place it really is. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 11:33 pm
White ibis

Mary Ellen was among the birders who spotted this white ibis along the Charles in Brighton today - roughly 1,000 miles north of the bird's normal range.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 11:21 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission reported today that the citywide Covid-19 test positivity rate has reached 6.2%, up from just 2.2% in early March. Read more.

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By adamg - 3/24/22 - 12:06 pm
Rendering of proposed 1789 Commonwealth Ave. complex

Bird-enriched rendering by Embarc.

City Realty has filed plans for the BPDA for a gut renovation of an existing three-family building and construction of a five-story building behind it on a small hill at 1789 Commonwealth Ave. between Wallingford and Chiswick roads in Brighton. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/22 - 3:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old, one year too young to have his name released, on charges he shot somebody at 1212 Jette Ct. around 4:30 p.m. on March 7. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/22 - 8:31 pm
Brighton creeper

Boston Police have released an artist's rendering of the guy they say broke into an apartment on Bellvista Road and then just stood there, staring at the sleeping woman he found there early Tuesday and who was spotted skulking around fire escapes elsewhere in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/22 - 10:22 am

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say climbed through a window of an apartment on Bellvista Road at Allston Street around 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 11:38 am
46 Leo Birmingham Parkway proposal

Rendering by Embarc, shows the separate Leo building, already under construction next door

A developer has filed plans to replace an old office building now used by State Police at 46 Leo Birmingham Parkway near Soldiers Field Road with a six-story apartment building, in an area in which offices are being replaced by residences at a rapid pace. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/22 - 9:06 pm
Stuck car at Allston Street

"Find another route home," Izzie advises after realizing why outbound Green Line trains have stopped - a driver somehow wound up plowing into a large block on the side of the outbound tracks, which refused to yield shortly before 9 p.m.

By adamg - 2/26/22 - 9:07 pm
Snow dinosaur in Brighton

Riptor spotted this snow Reptar in Brighton's Joyce Playground yesterday.

By adamg - 2/23/22 - 11:05 am

Eric Bolduan, 47, of Rochester, MN, yesterday pleaded guilty to transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure another person for threatening e-mails he sent to a Boston College student he apparently found at random on social media. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/22 - 10:56 am

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint about annoying energy scammers on Melvin Avenue in Brighton:

Clean energy "salesman" harassing myself and neighbors. They are calling the intercom multiple times a day, demanding entry, demanding to see energy bill, sneaking in security door and knocking on people's doors.

By adamg - 2/17/22 - 8:07 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men from New Hampshire and one from Lynn on charges related to an incident around 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday at 113 Nottinghill Rd. in Brighton. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/22 - 7:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men from East Boston and one from Revere early Wednesday on charges they were going around Brighton removing the catalytic converters from older Priuses. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/22 - 11:21 am
John Bhatti

Josh Bhatti of the Bowery Presents testifies today.

The Bowery Presents, which runs the Sinclair, said today it hopes to open its 3,500-person Roadrunner on Guest Street in New Balance's Boston Landing complex by March. In fact, it's already selling tickets for shows starting March 17. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/22 - 1:25 pm
Where a 150-year tree used to be

Wood chipper was busy this week.

Brad Squirrels was among those who attended a rally outside the former Presentation Church on Washington Street in Brighton this morning where a developer tore down a 150-year-old birch tree on the edge of the property. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/22 - 1:54 pm

Saracen Properties of Waltham says it will soon file plans for a 70-unit condo building at 75 Tremont St. in Brighton - next to the 62-unit condo building it built at 99 Tremont St. a few years ago. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 9:15 pm

The Heights reports a broken water main at Comm. Ave. and Lake Street disrupted traffic and the Green Line and forced businesses at the B Line terminal to shut down after water flooded their basement.

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