By - 5/29/16 - 10:35 pm

Around 10:25 p.m. at 131 Devon St., near Columbia Road, although the victim was found on Stanwood, the next street over from Devon. The homicide unit was requested just in case due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 5/29/16 - 8:43 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire tonight at 43 Iroquois St. did an estimated $500,000 in damage, but caused no injuries.

The fire, reported around 8:25 p.m., started on a rear first-floor porch, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.


By - 5/29/16 - 12:30 pm
Big Chicken on VFW Parkway

Now it just stands in a front yard off West Roxbury Parkway near Willowdean Street, getting larger and larger.

By - 5/29/16 - 12:12 pm

New Hampshire State Police report arresting Sean Reardon, 36, of Dorchester, after saying they clocked him doing 128 on I-93 in the Lakes Region town of Ashland on a 2013 Suzuki GSXR 600:

Reardon was operating on a motorcycle learner’s permit at the time of the incident. Reardon was subsequently arrested and released and ordered to appear before the Plymouth Circuit Court on July 28, 2016 to...

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By - 5/29/16 - 9:15 am

Some light-saber action on the Common last night.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 5/28/16 - 11:24 pm

On Walk Hill Street near Fottler Road around 11:20 p.m.

By - 5/28/16 - 10:01 pm
Deer and Massachusetts state trooper at Nantasket Beach, Hull

Neil the roving UHub photographer reports a deer emerged from the ocean at Nantasket Beach this afternoon - possibly after running into the water near the comfort station at the north end of the beach.

State Police kept a close watch - and prevented any selfie situation by keeping people away. At first, troopers were looking for somebody to come tranquilize the doe so they could bring her somewhere safer, but then: Read more.

By - 5/28/16 - 7:38 pm
Scene outside the Old State House in downtown Boston involving a panhandler with a sign about Trump

Maria M watched the scene unfold outside the Old State House yesterday.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/28/16 - 1:00 pm
Orient Heights architectural rendering

Architect's rendering.

Trinity Financial this week filed its formal plans with the BRA to replace the 1950s-era, 331-unit Orient Heights housing project with 373 new public-housing units and 42-market rate apartments. Read more.

By - 5/28/16 - 8:43 am

Dunkin' Donuts truck - think the driver can resist the lure of Storrow Drive?

By - 5/28/16 - 8:29 am

The Globe reports on a Friday e-mail dump by City Hall; doesn't link the two aides to the sort of pressure a third aide is alleged to have put on Boston Calling organizers.

By - 5/27/16 - 10:13 pm
Man on a wire in Moakley Park

Nick Cosky took photos of a guy who'd strung up a wire in Moakley Park to do various feats of acrobatic derring-do today.

By - 5/27/16 - 5:21 pm
Car on fire on I-93 in Milton

Adam Salsman photographed the car that burst into flames shortly befor 4 p.m. on I-93 south in Milton.

By - 5/27/16 - 2:04 pm

Anyone else encounter door-to-door solicitors for electricity service in Brighton? Talked to them yesterday. I don't know if they're legitimate, but they were pretty keen on seeing my electric bill and left once it was established that it's online and I couldn't remember my password. They left me with a business card with no business name or website, a gmail address, and an address that didn't appear on GMaps to be a permanent office. No website, pamphlets or info to review. Heads up, could be one of those scams where they want to see your bill to get enough info to switch you over.

By - 5/27/16 - 1:28 pm

Boston Magazine reports that the Boston Calling music festival will be moving to a larger space owned by Harvard in Allston starting next year - and will be adding a film festival curated by Harvard alum Natalie Portman. Read more

By - 5/27/16 - 12:56 pm

Around 12:40 p.m. on Warren Street, between Woodbine and Edgewood. The suspect is described as black, wearing a white T-shirt and bluejeans; he has bad teeth.