Nicholas Agri spotted this sockless, sandal wearing person on the Blue Line headed towards Wonderland this evening. No word if the person was also holding a Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee.
A federal judge today sentenced Cesar "Cheche" Martinez for his involvement in a local MS-13 gang based in Everett called Eastside Locos Salvatrucha.
All those spiffy newish trains on the Blue Line don't do you much good when a piece of track cracks open like a tooth needing a crown. The T reports delays of up to 20 minutes due to cracked track near Maverick.
The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday gave a Lexington hotel company permission to finish converting what is now a shell of a building with telecommunications towers on top at 155 Porter St. in East Boston into a 123-room hotel. Read more.
The developers of the proposed Suffolk Downs project can't stop the tides, so they're planning their massive project to roll with the punches as rising sea levels increase the odds the low-lying site on the East Boston/Revere line will flood on a more regular basis. Read more.
Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:
On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.
The T reports Blue Line delays of up to 15 minutes due to those signal issues.
A judge today sentenced MS-13 member Edwin "Sangriento" Gonzalez to life in federal prison for helping to butcher one teen on Constitution Beach in 2015 and a second teen five months later on Falcon Street because he thought they were members of a rival gang, the US Attorney's office reports.
The MBTA is running shuttle buses between Maverick and Suffolk Downs on the Blue Line due to "a power problem" (which in that stretch can mean a train pulled down a power wire).
A federal judge has sentenced a leader and a member of the MS-13 Eastside Loco Salvatrucha sub-gang to prison sentences in recent days, in part for their roles of encouraging the murder of a 15-year-old in East Boston in 2015.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters are at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 207 Porter St. in East Boston, trying to figure out what to do about a five-gallon container of hydrogen peroxide on the roof that is leaking.
There are no injuries and the 9th & 10th floor were evacuated as a precaution.
The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plan to build a five-story, 18-unit residential building on what is now a salvage yard at 277 Border St., near Central Square. Read more.
Signal problems from Orient Heights to Suffolk Downs caused major delays on the Blue Line at rush hours, the MBTA reports, adding the problems have been fixed.
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