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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.
By - 1/21/18 - 6:06 pm

Jim Corbo: Teddy, what happened? Bill Belichick smiled!!!

By - 1/21/18 - 5:47 pm

At Balsan and Ashton streets, around 5:40 p.m.

By - 1/21/18 - 3:55 pm

Boston Police report a guy who sped away from an attempted traffic stop at Highland and Centre streets in Roxbury around 11:15 p.m. yesterday crashed into an SUV down Highland at Marcella, kept on going and disappeared - after first abandoning his red Camry at Humboldt Avenue and Elbert Street.

According to police: Read more.

By - 1/21/18 - 3:17 pm

Transit Police report a 60-year-old man on the Fitchburg Line tracks near Fawcett Street in Cambridge was hit and killed by an inbound train around 12:15 p.m.

Foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 1/20/18 - 9:53 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.

By - 1/20/18 - 9:41 pm

Updated Sunday morning with Brookline PD info.

Two family members got into an argument that ended with them stabbing each other at the VFW post at 386 Washington St. Read more.

By - 1/20/18 - 8:09 pm
A human wall on Cambridge Common

Connie Chow was among the several thousand people who took to Cambridge Common today to continue the resistance.

Jessica Chapel was there as well: Read more.

By - 1/20/18 - 3:50 pm
Rifles

Seized weapons.

Boston Police report arresting two men they say were driving around South Boston early Friday in a silver PT Cruiser with two rifles, three black gloves, a black ski mask, cocaine. and Adderall. Read more.

By - 1/20/18 - 1:02 pm

Stars and Stripes reports that one of the first casualties of the Republican-forced government shutdown is the Armed Forces Network, which broadcasts stateside news, entertainment and sports to military members and their families overseas. And that means no Patriots game on TV for them tomorrow, Allston/Brighton Vets reports.

By - 1/20/18 - 12:50 pm

Duke Bennett visits the new Dunkin' (yes, just Dunkin') at 588 Washington St. in Quincy (where Wild Willy's Hamburgers used to be).

By - 1/20/18 - 12:40 pm
81 Chestnut Hill Ave. rendering

Rendering by architect with fascination for circling vultures.

A developer has proposed replacing a vacant five-unit building at 81 Chestnut Hill Ave., at William Jackson Avenue, with a 15-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 1/20/18 - 12:30 pm
Two-car crash in downtown Boston

KMV ran across the results of this crash early this morning at Congress and Purchase streets.

By - 1/20/18 - 11:31 am

The Revere Journal reports Jake the Turkey, who'd increasingly proven to be a menace to both traffic and himself, has been relocated to woodsier surroundings in cranberry country.

For months, Jake has been in Ward 4 and surrounds. Just about everyday he strutted down Broadway, stopping traffic, posing for cell phone photographs, pecking at car tires and anything he found interesting on the sidewalk.

By - 1/19/18 - 9:38 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays from a Red Line train that couldn't make it up Savin Hill.

By - 1/19/18 - 9:06 pm
Trump fans and their banner over Storrow Drive

A woman walking her dog along Back Street in the Back Bay this afternoon spotted these two men with bandanas on their faces waltzing away from the Dartmouth Street overpass, where they'd just placed a "Deport Them All" banner over Storrow Drive. Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 8:51 pm
Potsquatch

Potsquatch, Springfield's leafiest mascot, paid a call on the Hub today. Craig Caplan snapped his photo in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 6:41 pm
Ospreys over Cambridge

Owen, who looked out his window around 4:30 to see what the racket was, was among many people reporting three military Osprey helicopters Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 6:09 pm

American Dry Cleaners, 1724 Dorchester Ave., at St. Marks Road, was held up at gunpoint around 2:30 p.m. today - the latest in a series of armed robberies at stores along Dorchester Avenue and Ashmont Street over the past couple of weeks.

By - 1/19/18 - 6:02 pm

Josh Gottlieb reports getting e-mail from Zoots that the chain has shut down and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy (that's the kind where it just goes away forever, rather than reorganizing). The message continues: Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 5:57 pm

An outbound trolley at Copley Square kicked the bucket and now there are "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. This is on top of problems on the Riverside Line due to an inbound train that died earlier at Reservoir.