A copy of the memo to Globe staffers about the move to 53 State Street floats over Dan Kennedy's transom; staffers will start moving out of Dorchester in June. Shocker: They'll no longer be allowed to have their own min-fridges. Bonus: They will have access to a 12th-floor roof deck.
WGBH won $218.7 million and WHDH $162.1 million, in a federal auction in which they agreed to move or shut down their on-air frequencies so that wireless providers can get more bandwidth.
WGBH's money comes from its decision to move both WGBH and WGBY in Springfield to different frequencies. WHDH owner Ed Ansin will take his money for just shutting down Channel 56's current frequency - although WLVI will live on in a "channel share" arrangement with WHDH. Read more.
The Bulletin reports that Dollar Tree on River Street, near the Mattapan line, lost $50,000 in merchandise to shoplifters last year, which the store manager says could cost him his job and the neighborhood the store.
Around 6:50 p.m., the driver of a white Acura rear-ended a prisoner-transport van on Hyde Park Avenue near Metropolitan Avenue, then kept on driving, at relatively low speeds. Read more.
Around 5:45 p.m. at the Fallon Field basketball court off Walorth and Tyndale streets. The victim who was stabbed in the chest managed to make it to Checkmate Cafe at South and Robert, where somebody called 911. The other victim was stabbed in the arm. Both victims' injuries are considered not life threatening.
Police are looking for somebody who jumped out of a car, then jumped back in after the stabbings and drove off.
And said deceased train is causing "moderate" delays northbound, the T reports.
Marc Ebuña had some time for some selfie action on the inbound Orange Line just before Tufts Medical Center due to a disabled train somewhere ahead of him, his cat, and the other riders on the train around 4:20 p.m. As of 4:55 p.m., everything seemed clear, though.
Strollercat furor on the Red Line.
UPDATE: WBZ reports it might have been road rage.
Around 4:15 p.m. outside the McDonald's at Gallivan Boulevard and Granite Avenue, possibly in a drive-by. Boston Police report the man was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
He is Boston's seventh murder victim this year, and Dorchester's fifth.
Alexander Williams, 26, will have to perform 200 hours of community service at a rehabilitation center as part of his sentence for his role in the way a passenger on his party boat lost her right arm in 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
WGBH reports what happens to all of the left behind clothes.
UPDATE: The coffee shop passed a re-inspection on Marc. 14 and was allowed to re-open.
A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered Red Barn Coffee Roasters in the Longwood Galleria shut for a series of health violations, many focused on the lack of hand washing by workers. Read more.
The Globe reports.
CityLab takes a look at the MIT researchers and their sophisticated modeling programs as a way to improve our bus routes, most still identical to 1920s streetcar routes - but adds:
While tweaking around the margins is worthwhile, ultimately, better bus service involves offering more of it, something the MBTA has so far failed to provide.
UPDATE: State Police report Jeune was found safe and "in good condition" at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.
State troopers in boats searched the Charles River this morning for Tamika Danielle Jeune after her ID, wallets and shoes were found on the riverbank.
However, State Police report they don't think she wound up in the river. Instead, they're asking anybody who might know where she is to contact them at 617-740-7544....Read more
The latest state drought map shows just 0.15% of the state is still in drought, while 52% of the state is "normal," and the rest - including the area around the Quabbin Reservoir - is "abnormally" dry. At the peak of drought conditions last year, pretty much the entire state, save Nantucket, was considered to be in a drought, with some areas in "extreme" drought.
The Globe reports. Suspended Suffolk County Probate register Felix Arroyo has said he was undercut by angry, racist underlings.