By - 4/21/17 - 10:16 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report he was shot repeatedly.

Around 8:55 p.m. at 180 Ruggles St., off Tremont. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 4/21/17 - 9:47 pm

Lights blinked off at some 1,000 residences and businesses around 8:30 p.m. Eversource estimates 10:15 p.m. for full restoration.

By - 4/21/17 - 5:35 pm

The Chicken & Rice Guys say Boston public-health inspections of their facilities have shown no E. coli and that their Medford restaurant will re-open tomorrow.

The Downtown Crossing store could re-open tomorrow as well, after an ISD inspection in the morning; in fact, ISD Commissioner William Christopher vows to buy the first meal at 11 a.m., assuming the inspection goes OK. Read more.

By - 4/21/17 - 3:12 pm

Brandon Bowser of Allston has registered his campaign for the District 9 City Council seat (Allston/Brighton) currently held by Mark Ciommo.

By - 4/21/17 - 3:05 pm

The Times reports the Justice Department has singled out nine jurisdictions - including the entire state of Connecticut - as the first places to possibly lose federal grants over their refusal to let local law enforcement hand over whatever information ICE wants.

By - 4/21/17 - 12:48 pm
Empty playground in Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives acknowledge the last mystery photo may have been a bit too easy, so have come up with this one - can you place it?

By - 4/21/17 - 10:28 am

Boston Magazine reports on the arrival in JP of the Commonwealth Circus Center, which will cater to "students of any age, experience level, and ability come together to learn self expression, movement arts, and healthy risk-taking through the joy of circus."

By - 4/21/17 - 10:01 am

The Boston Preservation Alliance takes a look at the side streets between Tremont and Washington, which face danger from developers who just want to tear down buildings to put up bigger buildings - but which also has new development in the form of reuse (such as the Godfrey Hotel).

By - 4/21/17 - 9:41 am

Sampan reports a restaurant specializing in poke - sort of sushi in a bowl - is planning an outlet at 20 Tyler St.

By - 4/20/17 - 5:59 pm

The Globe reports a pair of Chicago real-estate firms could be about to plonk down the big bucks for the perpetually unused former Barnes & Noble building on Washington Street. And at $65 million, you can bet they're not going to just open another bookstore there.

By - 4/20/17 - 2:52 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today a woman who swallowed what appeared to be a bag of heroin in full view of a police officer shouldn't have been charged with "misleading a police officer" because he knew exactly where the bag was. Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 11:30 am

Some writer in the burg the New York Times once declared the sixth borough whines about what a hellhole his city is, and drags us into it: Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 10:55 am

Gintautas Dumcius reports that after creating an uproar yesterday with new schedules saying the new Boston Landing station would be in Zone 1 - and then compounding that by replying on Twitter to angered commuters that that was the case - the T says this morning the station will, in fact, be in Zone 1A. Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 10:38 am

The Boston Licensing Board today reinstated the food-serving license for Pho So 1, 223 Adams St. - and even let it stay open longer than before it was shut for letting patrons drink after its official closing time. Read more.

By - 4/20/17 - 8:10 am

Boston Police yesterday charged Deonarine Ganga, 29, with murder for the shooting death of Joey DeBarros last week outside the Gallivan Boulevard McDonald's, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 4/19/17 - 11:50 pm

Mayor Walsh today announced a $1.4-million project to improve traffic in Readville, including traffic lights at either end of the short but clogged and dangerous Father Hart bridge that has bedeviled drivers for years as they try to cross over the train tracks that split the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 4/19/17 - 11:11 pm

Boston Police report seizing 16 off-road vehicles at BHA projects in raids this morning. Read more.

By - 4/19/17 - 8:17 pm

WBUR reports on the repatriation of several items, including a pair of medieval manuscripts, that the library bought not knowing they were stolen.

By - 4/19/17 - 6:27 pm

UPDATE: After telling commuters last night that the new Worcester Line schedule, showing Zone 1, was correct, the T this morning said, oops, no, Boston Landing will be in Zone 1A.

The good news is that the new Boston Landing station on the Worcester Line opens for service on May 22. The bad news is that it's been put in Zone 1, which means it'll cost $6.25 for a ride between there and Back Bay or South Station.

H/t Rick.