By - 8/19/16 - 8:43 pm

The Roslindolls made their debut at the Adams Park Night Out a couple weeks ago.

The lights are much brighter here
You can eat a souvlaki or drink a draft beer
DOWN IN ROZZIE!

Compare to Roslindale by Birdbrain.

Via Keep Rosslindale Quirky.

By - 8/19/16 - 5:58 pm

The Globe reports Police Commissioner William Evans is reconsidering his initial decision to let Edward Tutunjian transfer his taxi medallions to his family before pleading guilty to tax evasion.

By - 8/19/16 - 3:21 pm
Myopia Road in Hyde Park

We were not disappointed in our hunt for this Myopia Road sign in Hyde Park.

By - 8/19/16 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report the man found suffering a fatal stab wound at 214 Paris St. on Wednesday was Gage Smith, 23, of East Boston.

By - 8/19/16 - 10:52 am
Trump sign in Walpole

Kevin Connolly this morning shows us the tree in front of the Walpole house where a spelling-challenged Trump hater keeps stealing the sign. Connolly notes this is not his house.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:58 am

Update: Bail set at $5,000.

Boston Police charge a Needham woman without a driver's license ran a red light and plowed into a group of pedestrians, sending three to the hospital - after good Samaritans lifted the woman's car off them. Read more.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:50 am

A Boston couple has sued Costco and the maker of Kirkland detergent pods for a 2013 incident with a detergent pod that they say left their young daughter with injuries for which she still needs treatment. Read more.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:12 am
No Red Line train at Harvard Square

A Red Line train that left this mortal coil at Porter Square is causing what the T acknowledges are "severe" delays. Read more.

By - 8/18/16 - 10:38 pm

Also in the leg, around 10:20 p.m. at Almont and Orlando streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 8/18/16 - 10:11 pm
Crash in Andrew Square, South Boston

Aftermath of the crash. Photo by MB.

Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.

Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.

FTC131 also saw the aftermath of the crash:...

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By - 8/18/16 - 6:06 pm

Two people were shot in the area of Walk Hill Street and American Legion Highway shortly after 5 p.m. Suspects fled; police seized one car found at South Street and the Arborway near the Forest Hills T stop; the other car and three suspects were found on Bower Street, off Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury.

H/t Scan Boston.

By - 8/18/16 - 5:41 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today deferred any action on a license request for a Starbucks proposed for L Street and Broadway. Read more.

By - 8/18/16 - 5:28 pm
Ryder truck stuck on Storrow Drive

Alex Carlson reports drivers stuck on Storrow Drive inbound can think the yutz who at least had the good graces not to storrow himself just past Cambridge Street but who is now trying to back his Ryder truck.

By - 8/18/16 - 5:13 pm

A train bought its last produce at Haymarket this rush hour and now riders heading towards Oak Grove are wondering if they'll ever return.

By - 8/18/16 - 4:57 pm

The Winthrop Street Coalition reports power's out along Moreland Street.

As of 4:55 p.m., Eversource's outage map showed more than 2,150 Boston customers without power - it doesn't break that number out by neighborhood.

By - 8/18/16 - 4:10 pm
Fire on River Street in Hyde Park

River Street fire. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a four-alarm fire 1044 River St. displaced eight people and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage.

The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. The cause remains under investigation.

By - 8/18/16 - 1:59 pm

WHDH reports Boston Police have stepped up patrols in the Back Bay due to reports of a guy in a white pickup cruising around and looking into people's windows.

A Back Bay resident provides some details, and an explanation for the warning signs somebody's posted along Marlborough Street: Read more.

By - 8/18/16 - 1:40 pm
Massachusetts drought continues

An "extreme" drought affecting parts of Middlesex and Essex counties now covers more of eastern Massachusetts, despite recent rains. Read more.

By - 8/18/16 - 12:31 pm
Crash at School and Washington streets in downtown Boston

School and Washington. Photo by Mark Novak.

UPDATE: Driver faces charges.

A driver from Needham in a New Jersey car hit at least three pedestrians around noon at School and Washington streets downtown, then got out of her car and ran away.

WalkBoston reports that one of the first people at the scene was a man dressed as a Minuteman, who opened the car's driver-side door - only to see the woman driver bound away. When police arrived, he pointed out her direction of flight....

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By - 8/18/16 - 11:06 am

MIT Technology Review reports Keolis workers will soon test Android-based "smart glasses" that will let them do real-time lookups of important data or consult with colleagues remotely.

The glasses will be tested in several locations, including the large repair facility in Somerville and a smaller yard in Readville. If successful, even train drivers could one day be given pairs - to let them make emergency repairs while still on the tracks.