By - 4/24/14 - 9:44 pm

A couple weeks ago, the Globe quoted Hizzona as saying he was "dead set" against medical-marijuana dispensaries and that "I have made it very clear to the state that I don’t want these dispensaries in our city."

But that's not what he wrote in... Read more

By - 4/24/14 - 6:19 pm

The Chelsea Fire Department reports it's ordered the local Market Basket to get rid of that damned mulch that keeps catching on fire.

Fire detail ordered again at Market Basket for multiple outside fires today. We ordered them to remove the mulch. Some has been removed, they are working on the rest.

Firefighters had to repeatedly respond to the same store last week for repeated mulch fires.

By - 4/24/14 - 5:47 pm
Fallen tree limbs on Charles Street, Beacon Hill

Sarah Connors surveyed the scene on Charles Street this afternoon, after the wind detached some tree limbs and gravity brought them crashing to the ground - except where cars where in the way.

Ari Ofsevit photographed a woman who might very well be... Read more

By - 4/24/14 - 5:08 pm
Beverly Scott and the Little Engine that Could

Photo by MBTA.

MBTA GM Beverly Scott read to kids at the Crispus Attucks Children's Center in Dorchester today. She chose two books: The Little Engine that Could and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

By - 4/24/14 - 4:56 pm

This afternoon, Marty Walsh answered questions on Reddit. The shortest exchange:

Q. Yes, Can you please take back Scott Brown? New Hampshire doesn't want or need him.

A. No thank you.

By - 4/24/14 - 4:45 pm
Munsell

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office is identifying the body removed from near Long Wharf yesterday as that of Eric Munsell, 24, who was last seen outside a Broad Street bar on Feb. 8.

A surveillance camera later showed Munsell near Long Wharf. His body was found early yesterday afternoon by the marina on the Columbus Park side of Long Wharf.

An initial investigation showed no signs of foul play.

By - 4/24/14 - 1:28 pm

Just to switch things up a bit, a Red Line train died in the middle of the day, at South Station, leading to what the T describes as "severe" delays. At 1:22 p.m., Flea reported:

30 minutes and I haven't made it from Wollaston to North Quincy yet.

JosieGL updates:

There was a disabled train then a disgruntled moron who started walking on the tracks.

By - 4/24/14 - 1:20 pm

Around 12:30 p.m. into a second-floor room in a house on Lawrence Avenue at Normandy. A resident was home at the time, but in another room.

By - 4/24/14 - 12:04 pm

Cambridge Day reports the city has given the movie house permission to screen films until 2:30 a.m., Fridays through Sundays; owners cite later T service hours for the potential new market.

By - 4/24/14 - 11:31 am

Matt Cadwallader shows us the murals and other art at the old MBTA bus depot in Roxbury that will soon make way for housing.

By - 4/24/14 - 11:00 am
Car stuck in the snow under trolley wires

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

By - 4/24/14 - 10:33 am

Paul Nutting and Andrea at WBZ report MassDOT took down the 65-foot banner on the Savin Hill bridge over 93 due to the wind, returned it to the artist.

By - 4/24/14 - 10:21 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports it is still working to confirm the identify of the body removed from Boston Harbor yesterday - as well as awaiting an autopsy by the medical examiner.

By - 4/24/14 - 9:37 am

Anthony Pasco, 29, of Chelsea, was scheduled for arraignment yesterday on charges he broke into a Revere home on Tuesday. However, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:

Those proceedings were delayed for medical reasons - his encounter with the residents of that home left

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By - 4/24/14 - 9:21 am

It's the substance of a thousand uses! Besides keeping pitcher's necks warm on cold nights, here are some other things you can use it for:

By - 4/24/14 - 8:29 am
Turkey on Boylston Street

Jenny Musch spotted this turkey trying to peck her way into M. Steinert and Sons on Boylston Street early this morning.

By - 4/24/14 - 8:14 am
Myers

The Herald reports that Celeste Myers, who helped run the successful vote to keep a casino out of East Boston, is running against state Rep. Carlo Basile, who supported the casino - and whom Myers once helped get elected.

By - 4/24/14 - 7:51 am

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy, who, they say, indecently assaulted two women on April 8.

First, around 3:35, he touched a woman at Park Street around 3:35 p.m. He then got on an outbound trolley and did the same thing... Read more

By - 4/23/14 - 11:08 pm

Seems somebody removed the Martin Richard memorial banner from the bridge to Savin Hill over the Expressway. Its creators are wondering why - and where it is.

By - 4/23/14 - 8:24 pm
Bystanders try to comfort woman hit by car at Boston University

Charlie MacSteven photographed bystanders trying to comfort a woman after she was hit by a car on Comm. Ave. at St. Paul around 2 p.m.

BU Today reports the woman, trying to get to an inbound Green Line trolley, suffered serious leg injuries The driver stopped and stayed with her until EMTs arrived.