By - 10/21/16 - 9:23 am

The Crimson interviews some of the small number of Harvard food-services workers who have gone back to work.

By - 10/21/16 - 9:03 am

The Boston Sun reports the Back Bay Architectural Commission rejected dormers proposed for 197 Commonwealth Ave. after a neighbor complained their location would let people stare at her as she sat on her toilet. Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 8:41 am

Somebody's launched a distributed denial of service attack on Dyn, Inc., which provides DNS (basically site lookups) for a number of large providers, such as Twitter. Basically, the effect is as if your phone burped and wouldn't let you access your contacts and you'd have to look up all the people you want to call by hand. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 10:44 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. in the side of Harambee Park closest to the Lee School.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:44 pm

WCVB reports the managers of an apartment building on A Street in Fort Point require tenants to have their dogs' DNA tested - so if maintenance workers find dog shit, they can test it and, if it matches a tenant's pet, they can be billed for the cleanup.

If only the building didn't have such a frickin' pretentious name: 315 on A. Because plain old 315 A St. just wasn't la-di-da enough.

By - 10/20/16 - 7:34 pm
Wanted pickup truck

Boston Police are looking for finding a white pickup truck that was spotted near where Jesse Dieusinor of Orlando, Fla. was shot to death in Roxbury earlier this month. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 7:21 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports state regulators gave the go-ahead for the expansion, which will see an 11-story building rise on what is now a garden where patients and families go for breaks during care.

By - 10/20/16 - 6:01 pm

The board was scheduled to annoint GE's plans for two buildings on Necco Street at its monthly meeting today, but put off the discussion and vote because of a clerical error involving the agenda for the meeting.

By - 10/20/16 - 5:22 pm
400 Belgrade Ave. in West Roxbury

The BPDA board today approved a developer's plans to tear down an eyesore of an old gas station at Belgrade Avenue and Beech Street and replace it with a three-story, 18-unit condo development. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 5:19 pm

Developer John Rosenthal bounded up to the microphone at the BPDA board meeting this afternoon: "I'm baaack!"

"We are truly ready to go" with the $580-million Fenway Center project, Rosenthal said. Construction on the two initial buildings, itself a $230-million job involving, among other things, 313 residential units, should begin this spring, Rosenthal said. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 4:57 pm

The BPDA today approved a mixed-use building where West Broadway becomes East Broadway that will require the demolition of a Dunkin' Donuts.

The proposal, which calls for ground-floor retail - but not a replacement Dunk's - 18 condo units and 23 parking spaces would also replace Perkins Supply at 482 West Broadway, in a roughly $8.4-million project.

By - 10/20/16 - 4:35 pm

The BPDA board today approved a plan to turn the one-time Hess tank farm off Condor Street into new facilities for three local marine companies, a tot lot, a dog park and a monument to a Revolutionary naval battle in Chelsea Creek. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 3:14 pm
Fall trees in the Arnold Arboretum

Today was a good day for a walk through the Arnold Arboretum. I wandered the path around Peters Hill, on the Roslindale side. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 1:04 pm

Edgardo Clark today pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for killing Gerald Williamson outside Chung Wah on Bowdoin Street on Oct. 16, 2014, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 12:50 pm
Wanted in Cambridge

Cambridge and MIT Police are looking for two guys they say are responsible for a number of car thefts and break-ins in Cambridge, Boston and Somerville. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 11:44 am
North Washington Street bridge model

If you're willing to go through the security checkpoint, Boston Public Works has put some scale models of the new North Washington Street bridge up in the City Hall lobby.

Tons of photos and renderings of the current and replacement bridges.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:43 am

A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Charkeem Hyatt will have to finish his 12-to-15-year sentence for shooting four people outside the old Packy Connors in 2009. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:17 am

The Bulletin reports on the efforts of the Dog Park Association of Southwest Boston to convince the state to turn the long shuttered Thompson Center in Hyde Park into a dog park. In addition to general state inertia, the group also has to contend with advocates for children - who say the center should be restored to its original use as a park for kids with disabilities - and senior citizens.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:00 am

Cedric Douglas and Greg Cook show us around Roxbury and its public art.