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French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.
By - 12/14/17 - 12:15 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ruled today two men get to spend the rest of their lives in prison for murdering Alfonso Rivas in a Codman Square apartment in 2012. Read more.

By - 12/14/17 - 10:30 am
Hood garage rendering

Architect's rendering of proposed music hall and garage.

The developer of the Hood Park complex off Rutherford Avenue has filed a request with the BPDA to be allowed to change its original plans for a business and residential development into a business, residential and entertainment park - possibly with bees. Read more.

By - 12/14/17 - 8:51 am

NECN reports a Boston DPW worker was shot on Maryknoll Street, near Morton, around 5:15 a.m. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 12/13/17 - 1:31 pm

Demetrius Cast, 20, of Everett, was arraigned today on charges that include armed robbery in connection with the pot deal turned murder that left Duncan Ketter's body on the street at Orleans and Marginal streets on Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/13/17 - 11:09 am

David Scher of Newton, already convicted for stealing a laptop from Suffolk University Law School and for trying to alter court records related to that conviction, was arraigned yesterday on a charge of falsely claiming to be a lawyer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/13/17 - 10:37 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports state transportation officials are looking at possible routes for a ferry that would shuttle between the downtown/North End side of the Harbor, the South Boston Waterfront and the East Boston/Charlestown side of the briny shallow. The exact routes and stops are still under study.

By - 12/13/17 - 9:50 am

The Herald's bankruptcy filing reports that among the debts the paper owes is an estimated $600,000 to the Boston Globe for "trade services," i.e., the cost of printing the Herald on its Taunton printing presses. Read more.

By - 12/13/17 - 9:31 am

"Moderate" delays due to the froze-up trolley at Washington Street, the MBTA says.

By - 12/13/17 - 8:29 am

The State House News Service reports the individual mandate - basically a requirement for people to get or buy health insurance - will remain in Massachusetts thanks to the 2006 Romneycare law.

By - 12/12/17 - 8:22 pm

School Superintendent Tommy Chang is hearing all those complaints from elementary-school parents facing start times as early as 7:15 a.m. next year - and is doing something about it. No, not changing the schedules, but:...

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By - 12/12/17 - 7:57 pm

Lily Goldman shows us the lighting of Temple Ahavat Achim's lobster-trap menorah tonight, ten years after...

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By - 12/12/17 - 3:41 pm

MassDOT and the freight railroad CSX are battling the owner of a vacant parcel next to a currently dormant rail line behind the South Boston convention center over his proposal to lease out the space for construction companies to park their trucks there. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 2:35 pm

Two teenagers are behind bars for their alleged roles in a robbery turned murder in East Boston Sunday afternoon.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, Duncan Ketter, 21, of East Boston, tagged along with a woman who'd agreed to sell some pot to a 16-year-old Sunday, only to wind up fatally shot in a small SUV, his body dumped out at Orleans and Marginal streets. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 2:13 pm
Egleston Square proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved the Elizabeth Stone House's proposal for a 32-unit apartment building at 3012 Washington St., on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square, in which all the units would be rented as affordable. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 12:10 pm
Man wanted for Dorchester bank robberies

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a man it says held up the Metro Credit Union branch at 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 11:27 am
Proposal for 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester

Rendering by Rode Architects.

The Board of Appeal today approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 9:21 am
Dedicated bus lane on Washington Street in Roslindale

The T and the city coned off all the parking spaces from Roslindale Square to Forest Hills on Washington Street this morning to test out the logistics of having a dedicated bus and bike lane on the road that serves as a congested funnel for numerous bus routes serving Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Dedham. Read more.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:37 pm

Around 9:30 p.m., halfway between Woodgate and River streets.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:15 pm

Boston Police report arresting Thorus O’Brien, 18, of Brockton, on charges he fatally shot Duncan Ketter yesterday. Read more.