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By adamg - 5/26/22 - 11:21 am

The Boston Licensing Board today deferred any action on a proposal for a high-priced liquor kiosk in the South Station commuter-rail waiting area because of strong opposition from the MBTA and Transit Police. Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/22 - 12:19 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let a company that already runs a mini-packie in New York's Penn Station open a similar liquor kiosk in the South Station commuter-rail waiting area. Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 3:14 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man from Lithonia, GA on charges he kicked two women in the stomach on a Providence Line train coming into South Station on Friday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/22 - 9:30 pm
Formerly giant ad space at South Station

Remember this? Hard to see when it's mostly covered with construction stuff, company says.

Clear Channel today sued the New York-based company that runs leases inside South Station, demanding it be freed from paying a minimum of $500,000 a year for the right to hoist banners and signs inside a station with so many sight lines now obscured by construction of a 51-story office, residential and hotel tower. Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/21 - 12:22 pm

A woman who wound up on the outbound Red Line track with a train over her in 2019 is suing the MBTA for the injuries she suffered, charging she wouldn't have been so seriously hurt if the train operator hadn't come into the station so fast that he could not stop in time. Read more.

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By adamg - 12/14/21 - 8:12 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Mattapan man on charges he plunged a knife into a couple of people on a South Station Red Line platform after failing to convince them of his side in an argument around midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/21 - 7:20 pm
Disabled car carrier by South Station bus depot

John Smith captured the folded over car carrier with a freshly blown transmission just at the ramp to the South Station bus terminal around 6:30 p.m.

Mike McD adds:

Bus access to South Station and access to the the station’s parking garage off I-93 appears blocked by jack knifed car carrier on ramp.

By adamg - 10/17/21 - 2:47 pm

The MBTA will be giving away $5 Dunk's gift cards at South Station at the convenient time of 1 p.m. on Monday. Bonus: Get a free face mask with every gift card. Workers will also be handing out the gift cards and masks at various subway stops at random times: Maverick, Orient Heights, Wonderland, North Station, Haymarket, South Station, JFK/UMass, Ashmont, Braintree, Harvard, Park Street, Copley, Kenmore, Back Bay and Forest Hills.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 1:43 pm

Update, 8:07 p.m.: He's made it to Philadelphia and discovers that "SEPTA is evil."

Jules Wang set out early this morning to see just how far south he could get strictly on public transit (not including Amtrak). Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 9:36 am
Foggy view out the South Station bus terminal

John Smith peered out of the entrance of the South Station busway and instead of a city saw only impenetrable fog, like something out of one of Stephen King's lesser works: Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 11:20 pm

NECN reports somebody was stabbed outside South Station around 7:45 p.m.

A witness says that, based on the blood, the victim made his way into the station, to the police/information desk in the commuter-rail section.

By adamg - 5/1/21 - 3:28 pm

Transit Police report arresting an allegedly short-tempered Providence man who blamed another man at South Station for stealing his phone and then began punching him in the face, even though the victim had nothing to do with the alleged fool's phone, which was waiting for him at the station lost and found - and had been siting there before he unleashed his closed fist of fury at Track 7 shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 8:21 pm
1937 protest outside South Station - what?

For the past couple of days, somebody looking rather pale has been standing outside South Station protesting, um, something. Julia wonders what. There were a lot of things to protest about in 1937.

By adamg - 6/1/20 - 11:15 am
Elliot

Transit Police report arresting an out-of-state man on charges he attacked a homeless woman who was just sitting outside the South Station bus terminal around 2:30 this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 11:15 am
Flynn

Transit Police report arresting Daniel Flynn, 50, on charges he tried to grab some fast cash from a Brinks employee working on an ATM in the South Station commuter-rail waiting area around 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 10:20 am
Quigley

Transit Police report arresting Jonathan Quigley, 32, on charges he smashed a window inside South Station by hurling a bottle at it and then tried to strangle a Transit cop who came to investigate yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 9:47 am
South Station at 8:05 a.m.

Coach Bolster was pretty alone in South Station at what used to be the height of morning rush hour today.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 9:49 pm

The Red Line is currently without power near South Station to let Boston firefighters and MBTA power workers deal with a smouldering fire from an electrical cable in the tunnel between South Station and Broadway.

By adamg - 2/26/20 - 1:39 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Dedham man on charges he grabbed cash out of the ATM just as somebody was about to withdraw it from the machine at South Station around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/20 - 11:05 am
Bagen

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man they say kicked a woman's service dog in the head in South Station around 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

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