Boston Restaurant Talk reports what could be the end of Sami's, which has been feeding hospital staffers and medical, college and high-school students in the Longwood area since 1979.
Boston firefighters responded at 9 a.m. to 27 Perrin St. for what became a 5-alarm fire.
A fire that erupted around 4 a.m. tore through Holy Mt. Zion Church on Harold Street in Roxbury. Read more.
One car was hit during an incident shortly after 9 p.m. outside 71 Westminster Ave., in which as many as nine shots may have been fired. No people were hit.
The developers who own the rights to several acres of what have become urban wilds on Tremont Street across from the Boston Police headquarters say they're so close to closing the financing they need for a $473-million multi-use complex that they've scheduled groundbreaking for April. Read more.
The Massachusetts Court of Appeals ruled today a Boston Police detective had no real good reason to deny the co-owner of a Dudley Square store a gun license for personal protection and ordered the department to issue him one. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports one resident was injured - and 15 more displaced - by a three-alarm fire at 6 Dewey St. reported around 12:45 a.m.
Around 8:45 p.m. at Columbus Avenue and Ritchie Street, Alert Page Boston reports.
The Estuary Projects today began a three-month project to remember the 12 young black women murdered in Roxbury in 1979, with an installation at East Lenox and Reed streets. The site is where the first two victims, Andrea Foye, 17, and Christine Ricketts, 15, were found murdered, their bodies wrapped in a trash bag and a blanket, 40 years ago today. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals today unanimously approved a potrepreneur's proposal for a three-story building in Newmarket Square in which to grow what he says will be craft marijuana for both recreational and medicinal uses. Read more.
ND reports on the state of the staff parking lot at the Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury this morning:
I hope other schools fared better than we did - this is our staff parking lot at arrival this morning.
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld David Copeland's first-degree murder conviction for killing John Marshall in a parking lot on Dale Street in Roxbury on July 29, 2008.
The ruling means Copeland will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read more.
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