Police continue to investigate the death of a 67-year-old woman outside 495 Summer St. Wednesday afternoon.
The woman, not identified by police, died at Tufts Medical Center not long after being transported there. Police say the driver remained at the scene and that no charges have been filed.
Matt Soleyn reports that around 8:50 a.m., a bus from Fairfield University was about a half-mile before the Fenway exit inbound:
Trying to backup on Storrow Drive East in rush hour. At least it didn't hit an overpass.
Cambridge Day reports on a honey of a battle between a temple that has bee hives and neighbors who swarmed city officials with complaints. The temple's rabbi said she was stung by criticism over the bees, which one irate resident compared to "livestock." Naturally, in a city that once set up a Peace Commission, the chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals urged the two sides to try to hug it out before getting his board involved.
A concerned citizen can only watch in amazement on Charter Street:
A very large skunk was aggressively wrestling with a white kitchen bag full of trash in the alleyway between 44-46 Charter St. Its head and body were protruding through a locked gate as it attempted to rip open the bag and/or pull it through the gate. I'm sure there will be lots of litter to be cleaned up in the morning. Should probably send someone from animal control to investigate. I'm not easily startled, but this skunk was huge!
InsideMedford.com reports on the people who waited outside Atlas Liquors overnight recently for a chance to buy a bottle of Pappy Van Winkleâ€™s Family Reserve Bourbon, which your basic overinflated-New-Yawk stores might sell for $2,300 a bottle, but which Atlas was selling for just $259
The Dorchester Reporter reports on a holdup around 11:30 a.m.
The Boston Licensing Board has granted full liquor licenses to a proposed Italian restaurant on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park and an under-construction bistro on South Street in Roslindale - and voted to let an existing Dominican restaurant on Fairmount Avenue expand from beer and... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out shortly before 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday went to two alarms and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage.
No residents of the single-family home at 22 Lyndhurst St. were injured. One firefighter went to the hospital... Read more