The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a woman's conviction for beating the co-owner of a Cambridge chicken place after she was refused permission to use its restroom after closing time. Read more.
WBUR reports the BPDA yesterday approved two measures to reduce taxes on two potential buildings in the Seaport Square complex - a $5-million break on a 17-story tower that would be filled mostly with Amazon offices and a second $5-million tax reduction on a second building next door that might be built for Amazon. Read more.
The Patriot Ledger reports that when one of his tenants asked him to move his car from his house's driveway during Tuesday's blizzard, he responded by flashing a gun at her. The landlord says the tenant shouldn't have been parked in the driveway to begin with.
The Chelsea Record reports the MBTA has sprung for money to buy some software that will let the operator of the Chelsea Street Bridge give the T a head's up when the bridge is about to be lifted to let boats through - so the T can re-route the new Silver Line buses on detour routes, rather than just sitting waiting for the bridge to come down.
The T plans to start up the Silver Line extension between Chelsea and Logan Airport on April 21. The route mostly uses a recycled railroad right of way - but includes...Read more
Dairy Queen, which makes a concoction called a Blizzard, is suing homegrown office-supply company W.B. Mason over its Blizzard brand of bottled water, Reuters reports.
WGBH reports that state Reps. Diana DiZoglio (Methuen) and Angelo Scaccia (Hyde Park) both tore into Speaker Robert DeLeo on the house floor over non-disclosure agreements State House workers had to sign to get settlements for their sexual-harassment complaints. DiZoglio herself had to sign one while she was a legislative aide. Democratic reps traditionally do not criticize DeLeo on the floor.
Robin spotted this mini-Dino space saver tonight on Hastings Street in West Roxbury.
A judge today ordered Nathurlon Munnerlyn, charged with raping and then murdering a man in a West Roxbury housing complex in November, to remain in Bridgewater State Hospital for observation, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
But regardless, it doesn't hurt to emphasize the point with a cinder block, as Robert Alvarez discovered on the mean streets of Jamaica Plain this morning.
Rachel Rollins, who has served as an assistant US attorney in Boston and an assistant district attorney in Plymouth County and , announced today she is joining the race to succeed Dan Conley, retiring after this year as Suffolk County District Attorney.
Gwendolyn Stewart noticed one Cambridge car owner just couldn't stop shoveling.
A developer has filed plans with the BPDA for 74 apartments and 9 condos on North Beacon Street, between Sinclair Road and Everett Street that it says will include public-art installations aimed at "celebrating the local artisan culture and history of Allston." Read more.
Liam and a friend, both Alaskan natives and so a bit familiar with snow, were trekking through the South Boston waterfront as the storm wound down last night and wound up at Fan Pier, where they got to see a plane taking off from Logan just as a band of clouds was moving out.
Holy parking spot! Vienne spotted this sacred space saver in East Boston today.
Shoppers entering the produce side of the Hyde Park Shaw's tonight were greeted by this table featuring: Some toilet paper, some soup mixes, Milk Bones, some nacho cheese dip and a plant that looked like it could really use some water, all under blue and green balloons.
Shoppers then left the immediate area wondering what they had just seen.