By - 10/13/14 - 6:35 pm
Houghton's Pond in Milton in the fall

Brian MacLean photographed Houghton's Pond in the Blue Hills Reservation the other day.

Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 10/13/14 - 4:43 pm

Polygon reports Brianna Wu, co-founder of Boston's Giant Spacekat game company, fled her Arlington home last week after a series of death tweets that identified her husband and address.

Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan says his detectives got the case on Friday. In... Read more

By - 10/13/14 - 4:18 pm

WCVB reports it's Code Red Hazmat Day at Logan Airport, where a plane arriving from Dubai has basically been quarantined as health workers in moon suits escort out several passengers with flu-like symptoms. None of the five, the station reports, were from West Africa.

By - 10/13/14 - 4:03 pm

So it's probably a good thing he didn't take the T to Harvard Vanguard's Braintree clinic.

In an update on yesterday's situation, Harvard Vanguard reports that when the man, who'd recently returned from Liberia, showed up at its Braintree clinic complaining of headaches and... Read more

By - 10/13/14 - 11:01 am
Who is this Marine?

Heather Foley reports his photo popped up in a South Boston attic recently, and she wonders if anybody knows who he is.

By - 10/13/14 - 10:13 am

In response to a citizen complaint about loud street work on Appleton Street at 7:30 a.m. this past Saturday, Mark Cardarelli, supervisor of utility coordination and compliance at the DPW writes:

The Public Works Department is resurfacing Appleton St. Appleton was in disparate need of resurfacing, this is a plus for the residents. The street was posted 2 days in advance as required. Because the construction season ends November 15th every day left is critical. That's why they were working on the 11th. The work should be completed in the next week or so. The city apologizes for the inconvenience this necessary work caused.

By - 10/12/14 - 11:58 pm

UPDATE: After surrounding the school and sending in a search dog, police did not find the intruder, Stanley Staco reports. The guy apparently smashed a ground-floor window to gain entry.

Police are investigating a break-in at the Irving Middle School on Cummins Highway tonight.... Read more

By - 10/12/14 - 11:29 pm

Boston Police report Santo Alcadio Bernabel, 69, of Hazelton, PA, suffered multiple stab wounds at 104 Winthrop St. Friday night and that they and Boston Fire investigators are now looking at whether the five-alarm fire was set.

As of tonight, Boston Police Homicide

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By - 10/12/14 - 6:15 pm
Pyramid sculpture being launched into Fort Point Channel in Boston

In she goes. See it larger.

With some help from friends, designer Don Eyles today launched Fort Point Channel's latest floating artwork: A pyramid made of plastic blocks painted to look like the paving stones that used to line Boston streets.

Some of the neighborhood's toughest artists - and one... Read more

By - 10/12/14 - 3:35 pm

UPDATE, 10:30 p.m. The Boston Public Health Commission says:

After discussions with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Boston Public Health Commission and its partners have determined that the patient being evaluated at BIDMC does not meet

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By - 10/12/14 - 1:07 pm
No exit at Fort Hill intersection in Roxbury

Gareth show us the intersection of Juniper, Thornton and Rockledge on Fort Hill.

By - 10/12/14 - 12:08 pm

J. Schmidt is posting videos from this weekend's Honk.

By - 10/12/14 - 11:59 am

Just in time for Halloween, Salem has enacted a partial ban on bullhorns on one key downtown street, following a confrontation between a street preacher and Nosferatu.

More from the Salem News.

By - 10/12/14 - 11:28 am

Don Eyles and crew are scheduled to launch this floating pyramid from Necco Court into Fort Point Channel at 2:30 p.m. today.

By - 10/12/14 - 11:22 am

It's not the cost of rebuilding the bridge, but of what happened to the people forced out in a frenzied two-hour evacuation, Kevin Cullen writes:

Before Long Island shut down, there was treatment on demand in and around the city for opiate addiction. Now, since Wednesday, the wait is up to three days. Three days is a death sentence for a lot of people addicted to heroin.

By - 10/11/14 - 10:37 pm
Weird space saver in Allston

Winter is coming: A roving UHub photographer noticed this basketball hoop setup being used as a space saver on Kelton Street in Allston tonight.

By - 10/11/14 - 12:20 pm

Transit Police are looking for a white guy in his 50s who used a knife to rob a woman of a gold chain in the Wood Island busway shortly after noon today.

He was wearing sunglasses, a green jacket, blue ball cap and bandana and was last seen heading up Bennington towards Orient Heights.

By - 10/11/14 - 11:37 am

Boston will use a three-year grant from Coca-Cola to hire veterans to lead fitness programs in city parks and recreation centers.

As part of the Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness program, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will offer free workshops and classes instructed by military

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