Two men from Brooklyn posed as employees of a financial-services company o convince numerous area residents to hand over their debit-card numbers and PINs - and to deposit counterfeit checks in them - Cambridge Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office charge. Read more.
Just in time for the evening rush hour, the T reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Braintree side due to some sort of track problem at JFK/UMass.
A South Boston Municipal Court judge set the bail today for Asim Kieta, 42, on charges of assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, unlawful possession of an incendiary device, and arson today for the fire and explosion next to a BPD cruiser parked near District C-6 on Friday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted today to hire a construction company to build a $17-million station for the Fairmount Line between Blue Hill Avenue and Cummins Highway, about a quarter mile outside Mattapan Square. Read more.
The backers of a restaurant proposed for New Balance's Brighton Landing project go before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to buy the liquor license of the failed-before-it-even-opened Painted Burro on Temple Place downtown. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed a man's conviction for illegal possession of a loaded gun because the Boston cops who pulled him over initially didn't really have a good enough reason to do so. Read more.
The Boston Architectural College library gives us a look at West Broadway in South Boston 100 years ago and today.
Jed Hresko spotted an SUV with an unusual license plate on Congress Street in the Seaport yesterday.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Tequila Rain has dried up.
Boston Police report arresting Asim Kieta, 42, of Dorchester, on charges he set off a propane canister next to a police cruiser outside District C-6 in South Boston and set it off. Read more.
Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at 56 Nightingale St.
The man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He is Boston's second homicide victim this year.
Seven Star Street Bistro on Belgrade Avenue announced today its Rozzie Ramen pop-up starts Jan. 31: Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting at 5 p.m.
Even with extra subway trains and more commuter-rail coaches, the T groaned under the load of the larger than expected crowds heading to the Women's March on the Common this morning. Read more.
From Beacon Street to Boylston Street, from Charles Street to well past the Frog Pond, tens of thousands of people filled Boston Common today for a protest against the new administration. From Mayor Marty Walsh and Sen. Elizabeth Warren to women, men and children in the crowd, people vowed to fight for health care for all, for immigrants, for LGBT rights - and for science. Read more.
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