NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the Ward 3 Democratic Committee this week endorsed Stephen Passacantilli for the District 1 seat (North End, Charlestown, East Boston) from which Sal LaMattina is retiring this year. The East Boston Times-Free Press reports state Sen. Joseph Boncore endorsed Lydia Edwards for the seat. Also running: Margaret Farmer.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports on the proposal for 54A Hyde Park Ave., next to where that new apartment building (the little one, across from the T parking lot) is going in, near Weld Hill St.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Lyndhurst Street between Washington and Allston streets.
Transit Police report a woman was hit by an outbound Orange Line train at Ruggles around 12:30 p.m. Her death remains under investigation, but police say they do not suspect foul play.
Buses were called in to shuttle riders between Jackson Square and Back Bay as the investigation continued.
Around 2:05 p.m. on Centre Street, in front of the Starbucks and Paper Store. The driver got out OK.
Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes posted this photo of the stuffed cow a two-year-old was holding onto when he fell out of a second-floor window on Marlboro Street yesterday:
2 year old child from yesterday is doing fine. He was held overnight at MGH for observation. Thankfully the stuffed cow broke his fall.
The Dig reports.
It was odd enough to see a guy in a power boat on the Lagoon. But he was doing donuts - and spraying something out of a hose. Penny Cherubino reports the man and a colleague onshore were there to try to kill the weeds that have been making it hard for the Swan Boats to make their circuit.
A federal judge today tossed a Plymouth woman's suit against Donald Trump for allegedly causing her great anguish, ruling, essentially, come on now.
Rossi Wade had sought $1 billion in damages in her suit, filed in US District Court in Boston in March. She alleged that from the time he announced his candidacy in 2015: Read more.
A federal judge recently awarded a $2.1 million verdict to a man who spent nearly 16 months in jail after disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan testified the substance police found on him was cocaine. Read more.
Carter Wilkie, former president of the Roslindale Village Main Street board, writes that Target is setting up one of its smaller urban stores in the now former Staples building in its own battle with Amazon for the hearts and minds - and dollars - of millennial shoppers. Read more.
Keiko took a look at some dramatic clouds over Assembly Row in Somerville at sunset today.
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission yesterday upheld a five-day suspension levied against Icon on Warrenton Street for serving four underage Tufts freshmen on an April, 2016 night that ended with one of them falling to his death from the Tufts Medical Center garage. Read more.
A roving UHub photographer happened upon this scene on Mass. Ave. at MIT around 5:30 p.m., reports "the driver of the RAV ran for it," bringing State, Cambridge, MIT and MBTA police to the area to look for him. Boston Police also arrived on scene - and took custody of the driver and the car after he was located nearby, because the vehicle was carjacked on Edgerly Road in the Fenway.
Dave Boudreau reports the driver, who crossed the center line, also hit a taxi.
Thomas B. forwards this photo from outside the Old State House and wonders what this sign is trying to tell people.
The MBTA reports it's moved the carcass off the tracks, so the Red Line delays have dropped from "moderate" to "minor," at least.
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