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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.
By - 2/13/17 - 1:25 pm

The tire-eating pothole is inbound just past the Kenmore ramp, so might be time to seek one of those alternate routes.

By - 2/13/17 - 12:32 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed out a man's disorderly-conduct conviction for acting up in a room in a hospital ER, even though it took several canisters of pepper stray to bring him under control, saying it would be wrong to criminalize behavior a large psych unit should be equipped to handle. Read more.

By - 2/13/17 - 9:20 am

Once again, the T survives a big storm only to have issues the next morning. At 8:50 a.m., Martin Zero reported:

Stuck at Charles/MGH for more than 20 mins. Doors are open We're freezing!!

By - 2/13/17 - 9:17 am

Bob Massie, who briefly ran for the US Senate until Elizabeth Warren entered the race in 2011, is telling supporters he's thinking of running for governor next year because of the threat of Trumpism: Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 11:56 pm
Giant icicles on the West Roxbury/Brookline line

A roving UHub photographer was kind of astounded, and a bit alarmed, at the size of the icicles hanging off on building in Hancock Village on the West Roxbury/Brookline line.

By - 2/12/17 - 7:48 pm
Logan Airport snow melter

State Police report elevated carbon-monoxide levels, believed to be from this Logan Airport snow melter, forced the shutdown of Terminal C tonight. After the terminal was aired out, it was re-opened.

By - 2/12/17 - 5:32 pm
Hawk watching the snow in West Roxbury

Dan the roving UHub photographer spotted this guy perched on a street light on Westover Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.

By - 2/12/17 - 5:08 pm

Keith J. Finks reports he set out to make a Tom Brady snowman at the end of Long Wharf this afternoon.

Failed completely, realized it looked more like a fox... meet Foxy Tom!!!

By - 2/12/17 - 4:25 pm
Standstill on Washington Street in Roslindale

Washington Street in Roslindale at a standstill around 3:30. Photo by Forcv.

3 p.m., more or less, is when roads all over the city went to hell - especially the ones with hills. Washington Street from Roslindale Square to the Dedham line became a skating rink. A bus slid into a car at Beechland Street.

Columbus Avenue from Egleston Square north turned similarly impenetrable. A salt truck got stuck at Bragdon - its supply of salt gone.

By - 2/12/17 - 4:13 pm

The city just announced Boston Public Schools are closed on Monday.

For adults, another snow emergency starts at 8 p.m. - so no parking on designated emergency routes (but when it's all over, you get another 48 hours to claim your space, wherever it is you wound up parking).

By - 2/12/17 - 1:05 pm
Buses on fire in Hyde Park

The Boston Fire Department reports six charter buses were destroyed by fire overnight on Walter Street in Hyde Park. Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 1:00 pm

Shortly after noon, somebody got very angry while walking down Forbes Street in Jamaica Plain, angry enough to file 17 complaints (with 17 photos) with 311 about houses whose owners he or she wants cited for not shoveling their sidewalks. Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 10:52 am

State Police report a 25-year-old from Everett died after his Altima crashed into the "attenuating barrier" separating the main road from Exit 20 to I-90 around 4:15 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/11/17 - 6:15 pm
Cambridge space saver

Guys, you can't just plop a chair down somewhere - you need to put some actual work into shoveling the space. People across the river, like RoadTrip New England, who took the photo today, can help with the basic rules of space saving.

By - 2/11/17 - 4:50 pm
Wanted for South Boston attack

Boston Police have released a photo of the guy they say punched a man to the floor at the Boston Beer Garden on East Broadway in December. Read more.

By - 2/11/17 - 4:49 pm

Boston firefighters responded to the Forest Hills Orange Line station around 4:30 p.m. for what turned out to be a flame-shooting switch. The fire was quickly doused with firefighting chemicals, but power was shut on the inbound track so that firefighters and the T could investigate what happened. BFD declared an "all out" about 18 minutes later.

By - 2/11/17 - 3:46 pm

The Herald's other cranky columnist, Joe Fitzgerald, is in full dudgeon today because six (so far) Patriots players have said they won't go to the White House for the traditional Super Bowl celebration.

How dare they? Football is a team sport and the Foxborough Six are betraying their team and their fans, Joltin' Joe rants: Read more.

By - 2/11/17 - 2:43 pm

It's beginning to feel a lot like 2015, only with not quite as much snow (yet): We haven't even gotten through the Sunday/Monday bombogenesis and already the National Weather Service is warning us we could get more snow Wednesday and Thursday. Or as the NWS sums up: Read more.