Ben Heyman paused to take a look at the makeshift memorial to Tom Menino at the heart of Downtown Crossing this afternoon.
Neumeier, who spent 20 years at WBZ before moving to CSNE, is in the hospital today after a stroke Wednesday night, WBZ reports.
Cambridge Police report several Cambridgport residents have come home from work recently to find their homes broken into
The department says residents have been broken into on Sidney, Brookline, Chestnut, Magazine and Williams streets and Kelly Road. To date the burglaries have all happened on a Tuesday or Wednesday, typically between 1 and 6 p.m.
Entry into the homes occurred via an unlocked window, cut window screen and unlocked basement door in three of the housebreaks.
The Dorchester Reporter reports Boston and Transit police are hoping to head off general mayhem tonight.
Boston Police themselves report:
The Boston Police and the MBTA Transit Police have noted a recent uptick in incidents involving school-aged individuals committing acts of vandalism and... Read more
WBZ reports several Middleborough residents called police this morning to report a helicopter over their heads. Then, not long after, they called police to report fighter jets screaming through the air.
Middleborough Police report this morning:
Per air force, fighter jets scrambled to check on unidentified helicopter no further info at this time.
Somebody mounted an old Menino sign at Adams Park, in front of a flag flying at half staff.
Roslindale was part of Tom Menino's old city-council district, and as a councilor, he helped create the city's first Main Streets program there.
Starting at 10 a.m., according to his family. The mayor's office in City Hall overlooks Faneuil Hall.
A funeral mass the next day at Most Precious Blood Parish in Hyde Park will be private.
Neal Doyle captured a new commuter-rail train chugging along the Grand Junction rail line in Cambridge towards the Charles today.
The T and Amtrak occasionally use the line, which crosses the Charles under the BU Bridge, to transfer trains from the north side of Boston to the south - it's the only north/south link inside 495. State officials hope to one day use the line to connect the Worcester Line to North Station, although Cambridge city officials remain opposed.
For people who want to bring flowers or mementos to honor Tom Menino, the mayor's office announces.
Tomorrow, condolence books will be placed in all BPL branches and city community centers.
Letters and cards may be sent to:
Mayor Meninoâ€™s Office
75 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215.
Mayor Menino's comments at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross after the Marathon bombings last year.
Thomas M. Menino, the longest serving mayor in Boston history, died this morning at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he had been battling cancer.
Menino, 71, served 20 years as mayor after a career as city councilor. He was very much a man of his... Read more
Annabelle Blake spotted this fine specimen this morning on Tremont Street between W. Concord and Worcester:
Lovely Ritah Meetah Maid... Buuuuuuuurp.
Perry Jacobs reports the car was in the rest area on 95 south when it burst into flames shortly after 8 a.m., so traffic didn't appear to be much affected.
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