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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.
By - 12/18/16 - 5:21 pm

WBZ reports the Malden Fire Department is investigating what made at least four manholes explode today.

By - 12/18/16 - 3:27 pm

VFW Parkway is shut in both directions near where it starts/ends at Centre Street due to a large tree that has gone horizontal.

By - 12/18/16 - 2:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting two of the four people they say stuck up a delivery person outside 19 Hiawatha Rd. in Mattapan around 7 p.m. on Dec. 9. Read more.

By - 12/18/16 - 12:54 pm
Drugs and guns seized in East Boston

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun at a triple decker on Bennington Street between Putnam and Prescott Thursday night stumbled on a cache of drugs and weapons that included Read more.

By - 12/18/16 - 10:43 am

Casey Affleck brings out his inna Dunk's. But, um, khed, they haven't sold crullas in years.

By - 12/17/16 - 11:51 pm

Brookline Police report arresting a Quincy man they say robbed a Washington Square bank and his alleged wheelwoman today because their getaway car stuck out like a sore thumb on this morning's snow clogged roads. Read more.

By - 12/17/16 - 4:13 pm

Jason Kaplan happened to be at Copley outbound around 1:20 p.m. J. Tammaro reports the fire was preceded by "a ton of sparks."

By - 12/17/16 - 2:44 pm
Space saver on Everett Street in East Boston

No points added to the score for creativity for this Everett Street spot, but the judges awarded bonus points for throwing down a chair and a bucket in a space that wasn't fully cleared, as Christopher shows us.

By - 12/17/16 - 12:36 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a local inebriate who was refused entry to the Coast Guard base around midnight tried to fight his way in. A Coast Guard guard subdued him with the help of some pepper spray; he was taken to Mass. General for some pre-booking medical attention.

By - 12/17/16 - 12:09 pm
Bike on Tremont Street in the South End

Kathleen O'Donnell paused to admire the scene outside Sault New England on Tremont Street in the South End this morning.

By - 12/17/16 - 11:24 am

Jonathan Chavez, 22, of Mission Hill, had bail set at $200,000 yesterday at his arraignment for an armed home invasion at 11 Sunset Dr. this past Sunday that has left two MCPHS University students in critical condition. Read more.

By - 12/17/16 - 10:59 am

LFB reports:

Oh my god dumpster dive alert all the coolers at WF Jamaica plain failed and they have to throw it all away. Eggs everything.

By - 12/17/16 - 10:23 am
Geese in the snow in Hull

Neil the roving UHub photographer went for a stroll in Hingham this morning.

By - 12/16/16 - 11:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men on murder charges for the shooting death of Shawn Borden, 41, shortly before 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 on Dorchester Avenue at Dix Street.

Borden is survived by his mother, Barbara, a civilian employee of the Boston Police Department. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 7:06 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports Wegmans, once slated for the revamped Landmark Center, now has no plans to move into the Fenway anytime soon.

By - 12/16/16 - 5:51 pm

Brookline Police issued a series of warnings this afternoon: Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 4:01 pm
Pacific Auto in Dorchester

Barely anything left after FBI raid on Tuesday.

Take a look at a June, 2016 photo of the lot at Pacific Auto Sales, 221 Hancock St. in Dorchester, and you see a couple dozen cars, all under bright pennants.

But, federal officials say, none of the cars were actually for sale - just their contents were. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 12:36 pm

So kids, just don't do it, mkay? And if you do score some weed, throw it out! And heavens, don't tell anybody how much you paid.

By - 12/16/16 - 12:03 pm

Boston Police logs for Chinatown show that around 1:10 a.m. on Tuesday, officers on patrol found one man on the ground being kicked in the head by another man on Harrison Avenue at Oxford Place. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 10:24 am
Frosted window on the State House

Our own SwirlyGrrl spotted this window on one side of the Old State House this morning.

Meanwhile, Dr. Nasty Lady wonders: Read more.