The first episode of ABC's mini-series on Boston ERs includes scenes from the hospital treatment of Ryan Morrissey, the Charlestown teen who was fatally shot last November - including video from a meeting between his surgeons and his parents.
City Council President Bill Linehan today blocked a vote to force Boston 2024 officials to show up with secret documents related to Olympic financing - until at least the council's next regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 12. Read more.
Historic New England has release the final documentary in Justin Goodstein's series about the long-running market as part of its Haymarket Project.
Shamus Moynihan took in a game of chess at City Hall Plaza's new giant chess set.
Eight workers at the former Casa Isla DYS facility on Long Island face charges they used orange sandals to beat the naked buttocks of the teenaged residents - and that they forced some of the residents to join in the beatings.
Two of the workers, Jalise Andrade and Hermano Joseph were released on personal recognizance at their arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of charges of assault and battery and witness intimidation. Assistant Suffolk Could District Attorney Gloriann Moroney said six other workers await arraignment. Read...Read more
The Globe reports a judge has ordered Boston to rehire David Williams, fired for allegedly lying about the chokehold he applied during a North End arrest in 2011. Williams was back on the job then after an arbitrator ordered the city to rehire him after he was fired for his role in the 1995 beating of Boston police officer Michael Cox.
South Boston has a parking problem. Excel High School on G Street thinks it has an answer: Let residents park in its lot overnight - for $1,200 a year.
Eileen Murphy posted a copy of the notice for the Aug. 5 meeting the school is holding on the proposal - in which 60 spaces would be set aside for evening and weekend parking by the winners of a parking lottery, who would be billed quarterly.
Brinley Mooney looked out her window to see a car flipped on its side on Mass. Ave. between Beacon Street and the river.
Wonderson watched the sun go down over downtown this evening.
A developer wants to turn a two-acre parcel on Allandale Street into 20-unit subdivision it says will add no demands to the regional electricity grid and will be able to withstand the stronger storms that could come with global climate change. Read more.
The Dorchester city councilor tweeted today:
Boston 2024!! Huge topic for Boston. However I will post my response on the relaunch of my website #ComingSoon Very Soon #YanceytakesTwitter
Here in the UHub newsroom, of course, we can hardly wait. Maybe he'll also explain why he suddenly dropped his 20-year campaign for a high school in Mattapan when he finally had at least a 9-4 majority on the council last fall.
Around 3:45 p.m. on an inbound train at Kendall. The spitter will face a charge of assault and battery if found.
Clay Harper shows us the last standing support for the old Casey Overpass between Hyde Park Avenue and the rotary.
At least four rounds, around 3:20 p.m. on Fenno Street off Walnut Avenue. Somebody got out of the passenger side of a car, fired the shots, then got back in the car, which sped away.
Boston high-school students working for the Mayor's Mural Crew were on Archdale Road at Washington Street today, painting a new mural on the side of the Liriano Brothers' Market - when not taking breaks from the oppressive heat and humidity.
Grace Styklunas of Roslindale, the team leader, said they're painting a mural version of the Dominican version of the bird-in-the-hand saying - the store owners are Dominican. Read more.