By - 9/24/17 - 8:41 pm
Water sunset

John Gage watched the sun go down this evening.

By - 9/24/17 - 2:06 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot around 6:40 a.m. at Southampton and Topeka streets.

The victim, in his 30s, was taken to nearby Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 9/24/17 - 1:08 pm
Prposed Columbia Road school

Architect's rendering (architects sure love their flocks of birds).

The Conservatory Lab Charter School has filed plans with the city to build a new $25-million school for its 275 students in grades 3 through 8 at Columbia Road and Quincy Street. Read more.

By - 9/24/17 - 12:13 pm

Authorities are asking for tips related to the death of Vanessa MacCormack, 30, in a Grand View Avenue home yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 9/24/17 - 12:06 pm

Daniel Guzman reports that Bagelville, where the Arby's used to be on VFW Parkway inbound, just past the McDonald's, is open for its last day today.

By - 9/24/17 - 9:50 am

The Patriots owner and Brookline resident is deeply disappointed by the tone of the president's call for the banishment of any athletes who dare protest police brutality.

By - 9/23/17 - 11:52 pm

Matthew Ireland walked through the soupy fog tonight.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:49 pm

NBC Boston reports on the large peace symbol made of people on the Common today.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:15 pm

A man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Quincy Street around 10:10 p.m. Police officers arriving on scene were forced to take cover behind cars when the shooter kept shooting.

The victim was shot in the arm. No officers were hit. The shooter dropped his gun and may have fled in a car.

By - 9/23/17 - 9:45 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. on Howard Avenue near Sargent Street. Non-life-threatening injury.

By - 9/23/17 - 5:07 pm
Dogs for Walsh and Jackson

Kerry O'Brien shows us that the owners of a prominent totem on Robert Street in Roslindale are backing Walsh on Tuesday, while Amanda B says she'll take an actual pupper for Jackson any day.

Barring some amazing thing in Tuesday's preliminary, the two will go on to battle for the mayor's seat in the November final elections.

By - 9/23/17 - 4:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jude Despage, 18, on charges he used a knife to hold up three women Thursday and that he is also suspected of robbing two more on Friday - and sexually attacking one of those. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 2:07 pm
75-85 Liverpoool St. rendering

Architect's rendering of 75-85 Liverpool St.

A developer is seeking city permission to tear down two two-story houses and a garage on Liverpool Street between Maverick and Decatur streets to put up a five-story building with 22 residential units and some office space. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:30 am
946 Saratoga St. rendering

Archictect's rendering of 946 Saratoga St.

A Wakefield developer has proposed replacing an unused garage and tool and die facility at 946 Saratoga St. in Orient Heights with a 42-unit residential building overlooking Noyes Park. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:04 am
Burst water main in the South End

Andrea shows us the aftermath of a water-main break at Berkeley and Appleton streets in the South End this morning.

By - 9/23/17 - 9:48 am
Adams Street fire

Firefighters on Adams Street. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:34 a.m. to the Blasi block of stores and offices at 756-762 Adams St. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 12:28 am
Skunk man in East Boston

A concerned citizen files a report about this guy on Orleans Street:

This guy feeds skunks/cats EVERY NIGHT just after dusk in the SAME SPOT. This needs to be addressed as there are skunks all over the neighborhood and he leaves food out that draws the animals near housing and people and dogs have gotten sprayed in the area. I know multiple people have complained to the city about this.

By - 9/22/17 - 10:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting Rodney Bloomfield, 44, of Dorchester, on charges he fatally stabbed Tony Massey, 40, at 50 Bradshaw St. on Thursday. Read more.

By - 9/22/17 - 5:49 pm

Bruce Smith, 53, currently a Boston Police sergeant and detective in Jamaica Plain's District E-13, pleaded guilty today to repeatedly making false statements that let him carry his gun on personal plane trips and get a friend around security screenings at Logan Airport, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/22/17 - 4:03 pm
Langham Hotel fire scene

Langham scene. Photo by Erik Hajen.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in a basement electrical room at the Langham Hotel around 1 p.m. generated a large amount of smoke and went to two alarms before it was knocked down. Read more.