The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports it's looking for next of kin of three people whose bodies were stuffed into a Weymouth self-storage unit, along with nine other bodies, allegedly by an unlicensed Dorchester funeral director who now faces trial on 278 charges... Read more
Shortly after 9 a.m., the looming BU Bridge helped the driver of one of those big tour buses suddenly realized that maybe those signs at the entrance to Soldiers Field Drive were for reals and he probably shouldn't have gotten on the road.
J. Alain Ferry reports. Fortunately for the drivers behind him, he was able to pull over into one of those rare break-down spots along the road.
Well, we sure dodged that one, didn't we? But the French Toast Alert is staying at Blue/Guarded, thanks to this capital report by the NWS:
THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY FOR MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND/OR ICE ACROSS INTERIOR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.
WBZ reports state figures show growth in the number of children going to school without their full course of vaccinations. A MetroWest mother who refuses to let her kids by vaccinated says she is tired of people yelling "herd immunity" at her, when the problem is not her precious, unprotected tots but people whose own vaccinations have worn off or never worked.
Jaybee reports power is out in the Rutland/Shawmut area, and that an NStar crew working there tells him it has no idea when the power will come back.
Thank God for Flour Bakery.
The Tech reports on growing outrage over the way pedestrians can be mowed down along the river road.
Associated Press reports Emerson officials are trying to find whoever's scrawling swastikas in campus buildings.
WBZ reports school officials took action after parents complained.
A BFD district chief formerly in charge of procurement got a vendor to buy stuff for his own personal use, including a 52-inch HD TV, a gas grill, a living-room set, an elliptical machine and gift cards for Home Depot and Lowe, according to a... Read more
The owner of the single-story Washington Street building that houses Tony's Market and Redd's in Rozzie wants to add two floors and put eight apartments in them.
Vincent Marino goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Nov. 25 to seek a variance because the... Read more
The newly convened commission charged with figuring out a way the city can permanently honor former Mayor Ray Flynn recently held its first meeting. According to a press release from City Council President Bill Linehan:
The Commissioners all came with ideas for how to best... Read more
Transit Police report they are looking for a man on a moped they say pointed an apparent gun at the driver of a 41 bus at Dudley Street and Blue Hill Avenue the afternoon of Oct. 30.
The Globe reports local columnist Howard Louis Carr, Jr. has been granted a leave of absence from his radio show on WRKO.
Ol' 38 spent several hours on Twitter arguing against evolution.