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By - 1/13/17 - 8:48 am

Ling-Mei Wong tries out Manoa Poke Shop, a new Somerville restaurant offering Hawaiian raw-fish poke bowls. Don't worry: They also have vegetarian, chicken and pork dishes.

By - 1/13/17 - 8:40 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the latest on the proposed 18-unit project off Allandale Street on the JP/West Roxbury line.

By - 1/12/17 - 7:16 pm

The Lynn Item reports a developer wants to decommission the nautical restaurant and turn the space into retail space and a new, un-masted restaurant.

By - 1/12/17 - 6:29 pm

WHDH reports one man was stabbed in the neck, the other in the back during a fight that may have involved wooden stakes pulled out of the ground around 4 p.m. outside the Subway shop, 144 Tremont St.

By - 1/12/17 - 6:19 pm

Boston Police report a patrol in the area of gunfire in Dorchester last night ended with the arrest of a man who kept pointing a loaded gun at officers. Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 5:31 pm

Yuet Chow, 53, and Kim Chow, 68, were ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail today on charges of human trafficking related to the brothel they allegedly ran at 6 Haskell St in Allston, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 5:09 pm
Tito Jackson announceds Boston mayoral bid

Tito Jackson today formally launched his campaign for mayor of Boston, promising a campaign against gentrifiers, rich companies seeking taxpayer handouts and a City Hall that seems stuck on bread-and-circus catastrophes like the Olympics and the IndyCar races. Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 11:45 am
Rubber mat stretched to catch water in Downtown Crossing MBTA station

Who'll stop the rain? Not the creaky infrastructure at the Downtown Crossing T stop. Mark Novak captured some T worker's ingenious solution for stopping the water plotzing on people's head in a stairway between the Red and Orange Lines. Hopefully, somebody remembers to empty it before it gives way, though.

By - 1/12/17 - 11:13 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a biotech company that genetically modifies bacteria and animal cells to produce new drugs is engaged in manufacturing, which means it has to pay more state taxes. Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 10:22 am
Stuck truck at Storrow Drive overpass

If only that bridge were 12'1" instead of just 12', he might have made it. Instead the driver of this storrowed box truck now has to explain to the state troopers why he ignored the CARS ONLY signs, in a classic Storrow Drive tableau captured by Raymond the roving UHub photographer at 9:06 this morning.

By - 1/12/17 - 10:20 am

A trolley that has gone to meet its maker at Boylston Street is causing "moderate" delays, the T advises.

By - 1/12/17 - 9:54 am

The weekly drought reports are out, and they show that, except for Nantucket, all of Massachusetts remains in a drought - with much of the state in a "severe" drought and parts of Hampden, Hampshire and Berkshire counties in "extreme" drought. In contrast, nearly 35% of California, which has had weeks of heavy rains and snow, is now drought free, although 28% of the state is still in "extreme" or "exceptional" droughts.

By - 1/12/17 - 9:42 am

State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Enneking Parkway near Gordon Avenue around 7:30 p.m. yesterday in which one driver apparently swerved onto the wrong side of the road.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office: Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 12:20 am
Brother Charles

Charles Clemons Muhammad recently announced he is running for the District 7 City Council seat now held by Tito Jackson, who is set to announce a run for mayor later today.

He joins Rufus Faulk and Kim Janey in the race for the two-year seat. Several other people are also considering a run....

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By - 1/11/17 - 11:20 pm

DigBoston News Editor Chris Faraone writes they hope to take over operations from Jeff Lawrence, who announced a couple months back he was looking to sell Boston's remaining alt-weekly/Web site.

By - 1/11/17 - 10:55 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. outside 1833 Hyde Park Ave., just south of Neponset Valley Parkway. The initial call to police came from firefighters who heard the gunfire at at the fire house around the corner from the shooting scene. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 1/11/17 - 7:24 pm
Clay Car Center on Belgrade Avenue

The current buildings of the Clay Car Center.

Residents near the Clay Car Center on Belgrade Avenue at the West Roxbury Parkway yesterday heard preliminary plans to replace it with a new Roxbury Prep High School. Read more.

By - 1/11/17 - 5:49 pm
Jackson for mayor

Politico reports. The Globe has more, including an interview with Jackson, in which he says he first started thinking about taking on Walsh during the Olympics mess.

Update: Jackson's Web page is now up.

By - 1/11/17 - 5:45 pm

A bus carrying 22 Metco students home to Boston from the Ephraim Curtis Middle School in Sudbury this afternoon overturned after a crash with a pickup truck at the Weston/Waltham line on Rte. 128, State Police and Sudbury School Superintendent Anne Wilson report. Read more.