Firefighters from several towns and NStar are on University Avenue near the Rte. 128 train station, working to shut down a leaky gas main. Train service through the station was halted; State Police shut the University Avenue ramp from 128.
Craigslist has numerous listings for items with draws in the Boston area, including:
- Twin Trundle Bed with 6 draws
- ESPRESSO FULL/TWIN WOOD BUNK BED with DRAWS!!!!
- Wrap around mirror with 4 dresser draws
- Mahogany Chest Of Draws
Gabriel Sanchez is scheduled for arraignment in South Boston District Court today for his alleged role in the murder of a man at the entrance to Bell's Market on Dorchester Street on Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Sanchez is the brother... Read more
In Billerica, somebody's is destroying mailboxes with fireworks:
These are “commercial-grade” fireworks that people typically buy in stores in New Hampshire for the Fourth of July.
A white man in his late 40s or early 50s held up the Santander Bank branch at 287 Hanover St., around 8:35 a.m.
The man, 6'2" with black hair, gave the teller a note demanding money. He wore a gray hoodie and a Red Sox cap with a large, off-center B.
Boston University Police report they are looking for this guy in connection with at least three laptop thefts at the Mugar library since September. He looks for an unattended backpack or laptop, then takes it:
In all cases the suspect was in and out of the building in ten minutes or less.
A legislative proposal would double the minimum wage for waiters and waitresses by 2016 after five years with no increase at all. That's an outrage, Mass. Restaurant Association says.
One of the first trains from Oak Grove this morning got to Malden said that's it, it's not going any further and refused to move.
Transit Police report arresting somebody too young to have his name released for the botched robbery attempt last week that ended with him being chased out of Charles/MGH by a group of fed-up commuters.
The teen was scheduled for an appearance in Boston Municipal Court's juvenile session on a charge of assault with intent to rob, police say.
South Station! Pat yourself on the back if that was your guess - unless you're actually trying to get somewhere northbound on the Red Line, in which case, never mind.
Pedestrian safety, physically separated cycle tracks, and opposition to a proposed fence were front-and-center last night in Allston at a Massachusetts Department of Transportation meeting about the reconstruction of Cambridge Street between Harvard Avenue and Lincoln Street.
More than 150 people attended the meeting,... Read more
Somebody posted an ad on Craigslist and, yes, that is what the mobile home actually looks like:
Hi, I have a tiny home that I would like to either put in a vacant lot or a backyard. It is tiny. 20 feet long and 8 feet wide. I will be moving it in Fall and looking for a place to bring it to!
If JP doesn't work out (you know how pesky our zoning codes can be), there's always Boston's only mobile-home park - the Boston Trailer Park on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury.
H/t Freddie Francis.
No more housing, Brookline says in suit against both the developer and the state agency that approved it, Wicked Local reports.
The apartment complex is split between South Brookline and West Roxbury; all of the new units would be on the Brookline side.
Village 14 reports a kid walking to Newton South High School yesterday morning was knocked to the ground by a deer that ran out of the marsh he was walking by. The site doesn't say, but presumably the deer was buck naked at the time.