News One reports Phil Lipof, anchor of WCVB's 5 p.m. newscast, is departing for the new station NBC is building atop NECN as it seeks to crush current NBC affiliate WHDH.
The Dorchester Reporter reports a man was found shot to death around 12:20 p.m. behind the block of stores at 1186 Blue Hill Ave., kitty corner from the District B-3 police station.
Boston EMS Incidents...Read more
Boston Police and a manager at the Russell Auditorium say a man stabbed repeatedly outside the Talbot Avenue facility on May 7 was apparently attacked in revenge for a rape for which he was convicted about five years ago. Read more.
The Boston Public Library's board of trustees today offered the president's job to the man who's been running the BPL system since the last permanent president left.
David Leonard accepted the job, the week after the trustees' first choice decided not to leave San Jose, CA. Read more.
If you haven't been to Faneuil Hall Marketplace recently (tourists: Moving slowly in herds since 1876), you're missing the "Boston Campaign Headquarters," with the sign that urges us to "vote for nothing."
WBUR introduces us to artist Pat Falco's un-campaign.
Paula Tennyson looked up as the sun went down over the Back Bay this evening.
Roslindale Wants to Play reports that Pagel Playground, which currently consists of two fields, will be getting an unusual play structure, one of only three of its kind in the entire country.
Malia Lazu reports she went down to Carson Beach with a paddle board yesterday, figuring she'd get a little water exercise in. But, she continues: Read more.
Mayor Walsh's office is organizing the vigil for 6 p.m. on City Hall Plaza.
Who goes around stealing people's garden-hose nozzles?
Several hundred people gathered in front of Trinity Church in Copley Square tonight to vent their anger at the deaths in Orlando, but also to show their love for those hurting.
William, a drag performer who moved to Boston from Orlando last fall, recalled the four friends he had there who died, the four in critical condition and others who were shot. But as he tried to maintain his composure, he said, "if I preach one word today, it would be love." Read more.
Laura Alix asks:
Any idea where we can donate blood in Boston to help Orlando shooting victims?
Hours after Planet Aid sued Ashland over a town order to remove its ubiquitous yellow boxes, the town agreed to let the boxes stay.
The charity sued Ashland in US District Court on Friday - and asked for a temporary restraining order - charging a June 1 order from the town building inspector that it remove its ten collection boxes within ten days violated its First Amendment rights. At issue was a proposed town bylaw to regulate donation boxes and charge fees for them.
In its complaint, Planet Aid argued: Read more.