People coming into town on the Green Line from Boston College could be 15 minutes late due to a collision between a trolley and a pickup at Comm. Ave. and Washington Street. NBC Boston reports one injury.
Boston firefighters are at Washington Street and Bexley Road, near Healy Field, where a manhole burst into flames around 11:50 a.m., shorting out power in surrounding blocks. Eversource's attendance has been requested.
Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley Street buildings.
Developers last week filed plans for three mixed-use buildings on Dudley Square land awarded them earlier this year by the city as part of a program to turn city-owned parking and vacant lots into affordable housing, stores and offices. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow will likely decide whether to approve a Seaport restaurant's $450,000 purchase of the liquor license now held by the venerable Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.
Also tomorrow, the board is scheduled to consider a request by one of the owners of the neighboring Midway Cafe to buy out the other. Read more.
A nurse was relaxing inside B.K.'s Pub, 4272 Washington St. in Roslindale, when she went out to the pub's small courtyard and found a man just lying on the ground, not breathing, turning purple. Read more.
Workers have been busy this week installing a $30,000 set of glass panes to replace the plywood boards that long blocked light from getting into the front of the old trolley substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway in Roslindale Square. Read more.
Architect's rendering. Not shown: Large blank wall that will face Roxbury.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to refashion the historic but dilapidated Hotel Alexandra at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street into a 156-room, 13-floor hotel with ground-floor and roof-deck restaurants. Read more.
Our own Cybah gives us our first look at what has long been hidden by the old Barnes & Noble facade on its long vacant storefront on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing. Workers have been busy transforming the 1881 building into retail and office space since 2018, the year after a developer bought it and decided to renovate the space rather than try to jam another high rise into Downtown Crossing.
The Boston Guardian alerts us to a battle between downtown resident and business groups and a Winthrop company that wants to install a 25-foot-tall electronic billboard at Washington Street and Temple Place. Read more.
Boston Fire Department hazmat crews responded to 1740 Washington St., between Massachusetts Avenue and East Springfield Street, around 12:15 p.m. after somebody mixed cleaning supplies that shouldn't have been mixed, creating a cloud of irritating fumes that forced the five-story rooming house's resident to evacuate. Read more.