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By adamg - 9/16/19 - 8:56 am

The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 5:38 pm
Washington Street shut in front of Daniels Baker in Brighton

Rebecca Arellano reports Washington Street is shut in front of Daniels Bakery due to a sinkhole.

By adamg - 9/1/19 - 8:29 am
Couch

As you might expect, 311 complaints this weekend are focusing on move-in/move-out detritus in Boston's student-heavy wards (and South Boston). One brave concerned citizen risked his camera's sensor to file a 311 complaint about a couch at Charlesview and Newton streets in Brighton - that it was on the street, not that somebody actually once paid money for it.

By adamg - 8/30/19 - 3:08 pm

Thugmajesty tells us the story of Allston St. Nick: Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 11:47 am

The MBTA reports inbound delays on the B Line of up to ten minutes due to a train with issues at Chiswick Road.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 9:38 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun and drug charges early Sunday morning after, they say, an altercation that started when he laughed at the sight of another man falling inside the Soldiers Field Road IHOP ended when he pulled out a gun loaded with 11 rounds and threatened the man with it. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/19 - 10:30 pm
Woodstock van in Brighton

Teddy Kokoros spotted this Greek-American Woodstock Peace and Love van at Market and Lincoln streets in Brighton today.

By adamg - 8/22/19 - 9:42 am
Battle of the sneaker Ns

From the New Balance complaint.

New Balance of Brighton charges Nautica of New York with trying to ride its shoelaces to extra sales by copying its sneaker design and using a big capital N to brand its wares, just like New Balance. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/19 - 10:05 am

Boston firefighters responded shortly before 10 a.m. to 2 Fidelis Way for a fire that they knocked down soon after.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 5:54 pm
Ominous cloud

Muerl got an ominous view on North Beacon Street in Brighton during the second of this afternoon's storms. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 9:26 am
Brighton crash

Kelly Packard came across this three-vehicle crash this morning at Commonwealth Avenue and Wallingford Road in Brighton. She reports there did not appear to be any injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 11:48 am

A couple days ago, Megan M of Brighton asked:

What’s the right move when a turkey takes up residence inside your garage? Who can help?!

Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 11:31 am
Sign warning whoever keyed a car to watch his back; owner has video

Signs like this normally only come out a couple days after a blizzard, but David Harris spotted this angry warning to a Brighton car keyer in the middle of our first heat wave of the summer.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 10:07 am
Oh what mysteries are contained within this bottle?

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the bottle that's been sitting on Comm Ave. at Strathmore Road in Brighton for three weeks now: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:06 am
Person trapped in SUV

Tori Bedford at WGBH reports from Market and North Beacon streets shortly before midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 8:52 am

WBUR reports on Rabbi Dan Rodkin's plea. In addition to retired cops and service members who already have guns, Rodkin is writing letters of recommendation for members who want to get their own gun licenses.

Rodkin began to seriously consider an attack on his congregation after the fatal attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 10:10 am
Architect's rendering of Brighton project

Architect's rendering, with birds.

A downtown developer has filed plans to replace the old Hahnemann Hospital at 1515 Commonwealth Avenue with 330 apartments and condos, in a building that would include a 180-foot tall, 17-story tower. 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 - 5/27/19 - 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!

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