By - 9/21/17 - 12:07 pm

The Bulletin reports on the unwrapping of Boston Park and Rec's plans for Sherrin Woods on the Roslindale/Hyde Park line that include new trails and a camera system to catch the sort of miscreants who now routinely dump trash there.

Part of the camera system will include a Web site residents can call up to do some online monitoring so that they can alert the city when dumpers are skulking about.

By - 9/21/17 - 11:55 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Tony Massey, 40.

NBC Boston reports an apparent fight between neighbors outside 50 Bradshaw Street around 8 a.m. ended with one dead. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 9:37 am

The Bay State Banner introduces us to the candidates, two of whom will survive Tuesday's preliminary to compete in November for the seat being given up by Tito Jackson.

By - 9/21/17 - 8:54 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.

By - 9/20/17 - 10:16 pm

WBUR interviews Christine Verret, who took photos of hundreds of murals in the Boston area, with her son Adrien, for a new book on, well, Boston murals.

“We’d leave 5:30 or 6 a.m. We’d shower the night before,” she says. “We’d always be back 9 or 9:30 a.m. We took all these pictures when everybody was sleeping. … In the wintertime, we’d leave and it would still be nighttime.”

By - 9/20/17 - 9:58 pm

Last month, workers quickly took down Samsung ads at South Station that basically called people in Mattapan phone thieves. Earlier today, Malia Lazu found a couple new Samsung ads also at South Station, that basically do the same thing, only this time swapping in Worcester and Ruggles. Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 8:14 pm

The Keebler Elf General will be at the Moakley Courthouse tomorrow and so will protesters. The ACLU is organizing an Unwelcoming Party for Jeff Sessions, 2-4 p.m. on the sidewalk outside the courthouse.

By - 9/20/17 - 7:28 pm

School Superintendent Tommy Chang today notified students, staff and parents at Greater Egleston High School that "Headmaster Julie Coles is on leave due to an ongoing internal investigation." Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 6:28 pm
Trees on the Orange Line

The T's Joe Pesaturo shows us the trees that came down on the Orange Line tracks near Oak Grove late this afternoon.

The T swapped in buses, but, of course, they had some trouble keeping up with the demand, as Jill shows us at Wellington: Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 2:32 pm

UPDATE: All clear.

MIT Police report:

A suspicious package has been reported on the third floor of Building E51. The building has been evacuated. Cambridge and MIT Police are on scene. Please stay clear of the area.

By - 9/20/17 - 1:42 pm

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a Thai ice-cream place proposed for 217 Newbury St., between Exeter and Fairfield. Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 12:50 pm
735 Truman Parkway proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plans to turn the former Parkwell nursing home at 735 Truman Parkway into 46 apartments. Read more.

By - 9/20/17 - 11:41 am

The Globe reports the Prudential Center is no longer being patrolled by the vibrator robot it brought in this past May.

By - 9/20/17 - 9:58 am

There's a right-wing troll who is currently sending out follow requests on Twitter with a user name that's remarkably similar to @universalhub (currently: he's substituted an upper-case I for a lower-case L, which on Twitter look identical). Don't accept them. And if you do stumble across the fake feed, don't worry: No, I haven't suddenly turned into a Russophile RWNJ.

By - 9/20/17 - 9:22 am

Shocks asks:

Has there ever been anything good written about the Boston highway revolts?

By - 9/20/17 - 9:14 am

WBUR reports the focus will be on what cities can do to battle the problem even in the face of coal-slurping governments.

By - 9/20/17 - 9:07 am

Transit Police report a Medford man faces a variety of charges after allegedly leading them and State Police on a chase that started Tuesday morning when a Transit cop spotted him engaged in what looked like a drug transaction at Boylston and Essex streets. Read more.

By - 9/19/17 - 11:44 pm

McSweeney's reports:

— Just don’t talk shit about Seiji, all right? You come up here and you try to talk shit about Seiji - I don’t care if you got a Pulitzer or a MacArthur or a Pulitzer and a MacArthur and an award from the frigging National Book Critics Circle - I’ll lay you the fuck out..

By - 9/19/17 - 10:17 pm
Abell

The US Attorney's office today charged Edward Abell, 44, of Gloucester with wire fraud and money laundering for allegedly embezzling $3 million from Racepoint Global, a Boston-based public-relations and marketing firm.

Read more.

By - 9/19/17 - 9:48 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that DeLuca's Market can keep using a narrow alley off Beacon Street for once-daily trash removal, but told the market it can no longer use the space for parking cars or trucks. Read more.