By - 10/17/17 - 3:53 pm

Massport has agreed to pay for the operation of a new senior center in East Boston and a 4.5-acre expansion of Piers Park as recompense for its never ending expansion at Logan Airport, the authority and Mayor Walsh's office announced today. Read more.

By - 10/17/17 - 3:28 pm
Thing on Lagrange Street

Tower would replace this thing.

St. Francis House is teaming up with a developer of affordable housing for a proposed 19-story, 126-unit building on Lagrange Street. Read more.

By - 10/17/17 - 1:14 pm
Old construction site in Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By - 10/17/17 - 1:03 pm

Subway riders in Boston to enjoy 'Made in China' trains

Chinese TV put together a vignette of our impending Orange Line cars - look at them go vroom on what looks like a major train line and don't get too worried about what looks like a giant red tick trying to eat the first car.

Via Steve Annear.

By - 10/17/17 - 12:31 pm

Two men involved in an altercation at a South Boston restaurant involving pepper and a beer bottle face criminal charges, a police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 10/17/17 - 12:16 pm

Early on Aug. 13, a woman standing in Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Ave., had her buttocks grabbed by a male employee. Read more.

By - 10/17/17 - 8:16 am
Longwood turkeys

Kristin Bridier spotted this pair beating it out of Brookline this morning.

By - 10/17/17 - 7:24 am
Holiday Inn Express

Outside the hotel. Photo by Rick Macomber.

Rick Macomber reports a man was shot overnight at the Holiday Inn Express, 69 Boston St. at South Bay, and that he was declared dead in his fifth-floor room.

The Globe reports police say he was targeted.

By - 10/16/17 - 10:55 pm
Somerville tree stump with note

A contractor working on a state project to rebuild Beacon Street in Somerville recently removed most of the trees along one stretch without notifying the city or residents. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 10:08 pm

Around 10 p.m. on Hiawatha Road, off Blue Hill Avenue, possibly in a drive-by. Nobody hit.

By - 10/16/17 - 7:41 pm
Sunset over the Zakim Bridge

Jon Skarin watched the sun go down over the Zakim and downtown Boston tonight. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 6:17 pm

Or, more specifically, at the train station.

Since the beginning of September, the MBTA has implemented a program at North Station called "Fare is Fair". Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 5:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting James Graham, 55, after he allegedly showed a clerk a knife and then grabbed a fistful of cash out of the register around 4:30 p.m. yesterday at the 7-Eleven next to the State Street entrance to the Aquarium T stop.

By - 10/16/17 - 11:04 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today rejected Yahoo's efforts to bar a dead man's brother and sister from seeing the contents of his inbox, at least under federal law. Still at issue, though: Whether a section of Yahoo's terms of service agreement lets it withhold the e-mail simply because it feels like it. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 9:36 am

The Golden Triangle Planning Study is looking at improvements to the mall capital of Massachusetts, bordered by routes 9 and 30 and Speen Street. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 9:27 am

The Herald reports a judge looking into the Suffolk County probate office found that while Felix Arroyo won a job for which he had no training, he was not helped by racist white workers who may have set out to sabotage him, especially after he dared to hire new employees who were not white.

In an election for an office few care about, Arroyo replaced Patty Campatelli, who, you may recall, was also suspended from the...

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By - 10/16/17 - 9:18 am

Transit Police report arresting two New Yorkers at the Salem commuter-rail parking garage yesterday evening after finding their French bulldog dead of apparent overheating after being left alone in a car for five hours. Read more.

By - 10/15/17 - 8:53 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Felicia's, an Italian restaurant in Stoneham, has closed after more than 50 years in business.

By - 10/15/17 - 8:46 pm

Baker Baker on Spring Street (at Baker) is closing for good at the end of the week. Owner Fran Kolenik says, though, she's looking at possible ways to keep making pies.

The news comes a couple weeks after the owner of the neighboring Kalembar Dune announced she's closing as well.