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By adamg - 3/19/20 - 10:37 am

WBUR reports Mass. General now has five patients with Covid-19 in its ICU and another 70 suspected cases in patients doing well enough to not need intensive care.

The Dorchester Reporter reports Carney Hospital is now banning all visitors - and has shut its Dunkin' Donuts - as it transitions to an all-coronavirus facility.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 9:31 am

The doctor reports man folks have offered to loan him a bike, but he's had his 2007 Dahon for 13 years and he likes it back and besides, it's basically held together with duct tape and would be near worthless on the open market. He adds: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:10 am

The company that has a contract to sell Billie Eilish stuff got a court order yesterday that will let it and police go after anybody selling unauthorized merchandise outside the Garden on March 19, when she has a concert scheduled. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 9:46 am

Hillary Diane reports what happened when she went to the Mass. General emergency room yesterday with flu-like symptoms and she was brought up to the hospital's Covid-19 clinic and then tested negative on a flu test: Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 10:11 pm
Tello

Dr. Monique Aurora Tello, a primary-care physician at Mass. General, reported today from the MGH emergency room:

Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Cambridge man on charges he stabbed one man and punched another in the face in a closing-time fight outside 222 Friend St. early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 5:14 pm

One person injured, Eli Rosenberg at NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 3:59 pm
Causeway scene last night

Crash scene. Photo by Ryan Meador.

Gustavus Beverly

Transit Police report that motorcycle cops trying to stop a guy they say was driving erratically down Causeway Street yesterday afternoon weren't able to stop him before he crashed into 226 Causeway St. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 8:24 pm

The Globe reports on the charges against Alvin Campbell Jr., which officials say started with an incident in which Campbell pretended to be a ride-share driver outside the Harp on Causeway Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 10:25 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 104 Canal St. hotel

Architect's rendering

Construction of a 15-story, 90-room Cambria Hotel at 104 Canal St., at Valenti Way, should finally begin next year, five years after the city awarded a building permit, a lawyer for the property owner told the Zoning Board of Appeal today. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 7:01 pm
Guy directing traffic at Charles Circle

Ed Lyons reports:

During a truly epic traffic meltdown near MGH today, everything was gridlocked until some homeless guy put down his cup, walked into it, and started quite aggressively managing the traffic, unclogging the intersection. He succeeded. People were waving and thanking him.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 3:57 pm
Fouad Baghdad-Zouggagh

NBC Boston reports prosecutors today charged that Fouad Baghdad-Zouggagh, 25, died early Saturday because Bryan Rice, 22, wanted his gold chain. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/19 - 9:37 am

Victim identified as Fouad Baghdad-Zouggagh, 25, of West Roxbury.

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/19 - 10:00 pm
Robert Gaul

Transit Police report arresting Robert Gaul, 45, on charges he smashed a woman in the face with a blunt object for no particular reason as she sat in North Station Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 4:03 pm
Wanted for North Station attack

Update: Arrest made.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say used a "blunt object" to attack a woman in the commuter-rail section of North Station around 10:25 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/19 - 10:11 am

The Beacon Hill Times looks at a Boston Transportation Department proposal to continue the Southwest Corridor walking and bike paths that now end at Dartmouth Street to the West End via routes that could include streets and parks in the South End, Bay Village, downtown, and Chinatown. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/19 - 8:49 pm

The Green Line is dead in the area of North Station due to a problem with the overhead power wire, as in, it fell down. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/19 - 9:26 pm

Drew Karedes reports the victim suffered life-threatening injuries shortly before 9 p.m. WHDH reports the man was found between Portland and Lancaster streets.

By adamg - 9/25/19 - 9:34 pm

The owners of the Onyx Hotel on Portland Street want to add another 77 rooms in an eight-story addition on what is now a parking lot next to the hotel. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 12:50 pm

When a patron who'd been in a fight at the Harp refused to let bouncers and the manager keep him out and started getting out of hand, a bouncer took out a canister of pepper spray and got him - and one of his pals right in the face. But his aim was not quite true, so his own manager got some in his eyes as well, the manager and police told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

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