Around 10:15 p.m. outside Fuentes Market, 680 Parker St. Police are looking for two black teens in blue hoodies on bicycles, who pedaled away towards Heath Street.
A report that somebody jumped off the Neponset River Bridge around 8:15 p.m. brought Boston firefighters by land and sea until they got an update that the jumper was at the Granite Avenue drawbridge upstream a bit, where they met state troopers, who told them that it was a couple of kids jumping off the bridge - who came out soaking wet on the Dorchester side and then ran away when they spotted a statie looking at them.
Ed Coppinger, who happened to be right in the area, reports that 30 first responders showed up, before realizing it was just a couple of kids, not a potential suicide.
A concerned citizen reported this situation on Quint Avenue around 2:25 p.m.
Jesse Haley shows us a moving scene during the St. Anthony's Feast in the North End today. Looks like nobody had yet started the ceremonial stuffing of the couch cushions with dollar bills.
WBZ reports a worker on the ground was injured today when some window-washing scaffolding fell from about 15 feet up.
Boston Magazine reports the Bostonian Society is taking down the two symbols of British rule from the Old State House for repair.
The Boston Cyclists Union reports town officials are looking at raised "cycle tracks" for either side of the highway as it passes Washington Street:
Perhaps the most interesting feature of the design proposed by Tedrow and the Bike Union are the â€śfloating bus stops.â€ť The concept is common in Europe and it is included in the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide that many American cities including Boston now endorse, but it would be a first time it is used in Massachusetts. ... In essence, the bikeway travels behind the MBTA bus stop instead of in front of it, creating a crossing point where pedestrians can access the bus stop. The room for this marvel at Gateway East was provided by the removal of a unnecessary travel lane.
JB Parrett enjoyed the night air on Boston Harbor Friday night.
Around 11:40 p.m. on Monadnock Street.
Around 11 p.m. on Woodledge Street. Two black men - one skinny with braids, the other heavyset - ran away.
The truck got stuck sometime before 11 p.m. Police shut the road between Comm. Ave. and Linden Street until it was freed.
Around 10:15 p.m. Police are looking for a Hispanic man in his 20s with black hair and a ponytail who showed a knife.
Gordon Hallett came upon the aftermath of a rental truck rear-ending a car on South Huntington around 6:20 p.m. today.
Ari Baronofsky observed migratory students on the Green Line this afternoon:
Dear students, welcome to the MBTA, now please step away from the doors and move into the %+*ÂŁ train!
The official T alert - in their usual quirky fashion
Starting Tuesday - Orange Line Change
Assembly Station will be open for regularly scheduled Orange Line train service beginning at the start of service on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
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