By - 11/9/17 - 5:25 pm
Drone 18 stories up

A Uhub reader on the 18th floor of a Mission Hill building looked outside around 3 p.m. to see this drone hovering level with his window, over Huntington and Longwood avenues for a few minutes:

It had a flashing blue light. I wonder who they are spying on.

By - 11/9/17 - 4:56 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line outbound between Harvard and Alewife because of a train that kicked the bucket.

By - 11/9/17 - 2:36 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has some drone footage of the lobster boat that ran aground this morning by Eastern Point Lighthouse - on rocks that the crew was able to be rescued by first responders by walking to shore.

By - 11/9/17 - 1:17 pm

Seems Milwaukee has a bike-share service like Hubway, only named Bublr, as in, yes, a post-dotcom homage to water bubblas, um, bubblers. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 12:22 pm

A trolley that flat-lined at Arlington means "severe" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. At 12:16 p.m., Matthew Miller took advantage of that sweet in-tunnel WiFi:

Green line westbound is at a standstill - was saying a disabled train at Arlington while we were sitting at Park for 20 minutes, but now we moved a little bit and are still stuck

By - 11/9/17 - 10:50 am
Possible brewery site on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale

From ice cream to beer?

Roslindale Village Main Street teases us with the news that a brewery has signed a lease for the vacant space where Select Cafe and Emack & Bolio's used to be on Belgrade Avenue, across from the train stop. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 10:37 am
Suffolk Downs proposal

From the city's proposal to Amazon, based on HYM's plans.

The HYM Investment Group, headed by a former BRA director, yesterday filed an initial plan for its project to turn a tired old race track on the East Boston/Revere line into a development that could ultimately include 10,000 housing units, two malls and lots of office space when completed in 15 or 20 years. Read more.

By - 11/9/17 - 9:43 am
Important documents

Lindsay Eagle reports she found what "looks to be very important legal files" on an Ashmont-bound Red Line train around 8:30 this morning. She turned them into a T agent at JFK/UMass.

By - 11/9/17 - 9:37 am

WBZ reports on the Boston Uncornered program.

We’re not rewarding them for their negative behavior. What we’re saying is you’ve made mistakes that have hurt your whole community. If you want to do the right thing, we’re here for you.

And don't worry, Trumpies - the program is privately funded, just the way you like it.

By - 11/9/17 - 9:33 am

NBC Boston reports a car traveling south on Wellesley Road yesterday afternoon hit a deer - which then bounced across the road and into the windshield of a mini-van heading north, causing fatal injuries to the driver.

By - 11/9/17 - 9:16 am
Boston mayoral results on a map

MassInc used the Tuesday numbers to create a map of the results by precinct. The map shows the percentage by which each candidate won which precincts; hover over specific precincts to get the actual vote numbers (and turnout).

By - 11/9/17 - 8:50 am

The Herald reports.

The news comes after listeners began putting their names ... Read more.

By - 11/8/17 - 10:23 pm

Shot in the chest, but at 105 Brookway Rd., shortly before 10:15 p.m. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit has been called in.

Washington Street was shut between Archdale Road and Ukraine Way. Buses to Roslindale and West Roxbury were being diverted to Hyde Park Avenue on the way to Roslindale Square.

By - 11/8/17 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a burglary in progress at 5 Lorenzo St. around 1:45 a.m. found two men inside who didn't belong there, one with a gun, in the middle of holding up several residents:

According to police: Read more.

By - 11/8/17 - 9:27 pm
Flipped car on Beacon Street in Brookline

Rami reports the driver of this car somehow flipped it at Beacon and Charles streets in Coolidge Corner shortly before 9 p.m.

Fire crews worked hard hard to pull driver out. She seems okay.

By - 11/8/17 - 3:35 pm
Willet Street extension in West Roxbury

Most of Willet Street looks like this today.

A Canton developer that owns 7 3/4 acres of land off Washington Street in West Roxbury has alerted the BPDA it will be filing plans to put 29 single-family homes on the land. Read more.

By - 11/8/17 - 3:21 pm

About 18 hours after somebody was hit and killed by a commuter-rail train in Chelsea, somebody has been hit and killed by another train, this time by an Amtrak train in downtown Ashland. Transit Police report a man, 62, was hit and killed by the train at Front Street around 1:50 p.m..

By - 11/8/17 - 2:55 pm
Deer in Stony Brook Reservation

Was on the way to Turtle Pond on the main path from the Hyde Park side of Stony Brook Reservation around 2:20 p.m. when I looked down path 206 to see this deer looking at me. We looked at each other for a minute or two and then he (she? I'm a city kid, what do I know?) bounded off into the woods.

By - 11/8/17 - 1:45 pm

Last year, on Nantucket, the former WCVB anchor said today. WBZ reports.

By - 11/8/17 - 11:49 am

The Salem News reports voters yesterday upheld a city-council ordinance to not have local police and officials ask people seeking official help about their immigration status.