The state has sued a Wakefield company it says improperly removed boilers at a Newbury Street building without taking proper measures to keep asbestos insulation from escaping from the site. Read more.
The Board of Appeal yesterday told T-Mobile to work with city planners to come up with a better way to hide 9 wireless-phone antennas than a large fake chimney at the Sacred Heart Parish rectory, 303 Paris St. Read more.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans to turn a long vacant storefront at 441 Stuart St., at the corner of Dartmouth Street, into a liquor store.
Back Bay Wine and Spirits will also sell high-end groceries out of the 1,000-square-foot space, its attorney, Kristen Scanlon, told the board.
And you know the rejectiest of the rejects, in the back there, really wants to take care of some business. Kevin C reports:
This is not your father's Arsenal Mall.
UPDATE, 6:25 p.m. The T stop has been re-opened and normal service is resuming.
The Orange Line came to a halt in both directions after State Police responded to Bunker Hill Community College for a bomb threat late this afternoon. The T is now running shuttle buses between North Station and Sullivan Square.
Two Texas men stopped for driving near Newmarket Square without headlights early Monday face a variety of charges for the handgun, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, nunchucks and cocaine State Police troopers say they found them with, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved a developer's plan to replace a one-story industrial building at 114-120 Brookside Avenue that now houses 10 studios for artists and artisans and replace it with a four-story building with nine residential units and three commercial spaces. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved builder Anthony Ruscito's plans to tear down Brayton's Custom Upholstery, 4281 Washington St., to make way for a four-story, 12-unit apartment building with 12 parking spaces on the first floor.
The existing oil-change place, also listed at 4281 Washington St., will remain.
NBC Boston reports BPS is looking at a plan developed by MIT professors and students as part of a "transportation challenge" run by the school system.
Two MassDOT workers at the Zipper Lane building on the Expressway have been placed on leave while State Police investigate whether that was a real pot plant they had in a window there, WCVB reports.
Surviving Grady will take Eck over Price.
"Moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train with a permanent X across its personnel file, the MBTA reports.
UPDATE: State Police report they found the guy - a Lynn man who now faces a variety of charges.
State Police say a guy who caused a three-car crash on Land Boulevard this morning pulled off an old trick when he told the other drivers to pull over to the side of the road to exchange papers, which they did, but he instead just drove away. Read more.
A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a man who had a criminal charge dismissed should not have been then locked up to await federal officials who wanted him deported. Read more.