The Boston Licensing Board last week gave the owner of a South End pizzeria permission to open a new place on Columbia Road, next to the Strand Theatre. Read more.
Police Commissioner William Evans said today a bomb threat at 505 Congress St. proved the perfect - and fortunately harmless - example of why it's absurd Boston Police aren't supposed to respond to calls from land owned by Massport in South Boston:
A call came in for a bomb threat at 505 Congress St. Despite the jurisdictional limit, BPD officers, including the bomb squad, responded immediately - then had to wait 15 minutes for State Police to show up - he told a City Council committee today. Read more.
Ed. note: They could defray some of the costs by letting people with some aggression to get out get five minutes behind the controls of one of those things.
AC Cuneo reports that getting up early has its advantages sometimes, such as seeing this morning's fog on the waterfront.
Starting tonight, the T will be shutting down the Orange Line between Wellington and Oak Grove starting at 8:45 p.m. at night so workers can get the tracks ready for winter - except for Friday and Saturday nights, when service will run as usual.
You may recall that particular stretch of Orange Line proved particularly troublesome in the winter of our discontent. Workers will be installing heaters along the third rail and at switches to prevent the tracks from turning into a glacier again, in a $12.7 million project, MassDOT...Read more
Is this Centre Street weather vane an homage to the nautical past we didn't know Jamaica Plain has?
The Globe gets an advance look at a report that tears into the Boston Public Library for the disarray of its valuable print collection.
At least four shots around 11:25 p.m. on Maxwell Street near Milton Avenue.
Does anyone in Boston know where I can buy essential oils? I used to love Harnetts in Harvard Sq...anyone?
On Brighton Avenue, near Harvard, around 3 a.m., in an apparent drive-by, Stanley Staco reports.
Around midnight on Westville Street at Boyd Street, midway between Bowdoin and Geneva. One car was hit.
Shortly before 9 p.m. between Pratt and Cambridge streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
A dog wandering through the Green Line tunnel between Boylston and Park today was rescued thanks to an alert trolley driver and Green Line Inspector Tara Egan, the MBTA reports.
A T spokesman says: Read more.
Artists for Humanity recently submitted detailed plans for its proposed expansion at 100 W. 2 St. in South Boston.
The plans call to use land purchased from Gillette to add some 57,000 square feet of space to the organization's existing 24,000-square foot "EpiCenter" - where teens are matched with design and art jobs at local companies. Read more.