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French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.
By - 2/3/16 - 7:21 am
Dawn over Boston Harbor and Chelsea Creek

Ryan watched the sun come up this morning from the McArdle Bridge between East Boston and Chelsea.

By - 2/2/16 - 8:54 pm

Who's on First on Yawkey Way will be going away, Red Sox President Sam Kennedy said tonight at a meeting between Red Sox officials and Fenway residents. Read more.

By - 2/2/16 - 8:39 pm
Proposed Parsons Crossing Building in Brighton Center

Architect's rendering.

Officials say that Roche Bros. wants to put one of its new breed of small supermarkets in the proposed Parsons Crossing mixed-use development at Washington and Parsons streets. Read more.

By - 2/2/16 - 7:03 pm

There's a dead train somewhere on the Orange Line (the T isn't saying where) and a train that breathes no more at Quincy Center on the Red Line. Passengers are not happy, but whadaya gonna do?

By - 2/2/16 - 6:19 pm

Boston Police report the boy, 3, rushed to the hospital from 23 Alpine St. Sunday night with traumatic injuries, died today.

Police did not announce any arrests in the case. The Herald reports his family was under DCF supervision, and that DCF has removed another child from the home...

By - 2/2/16 - 5:22 pm

Transit Police report a man on the tracks near Endicott station was fatally struck by a Franklin Line train around 4:20 p.m.

UPDATE: WBZ reports he was 13.

By - 2/2/16 - 5:20 pm
Truck with leaking acid bottle near BU dorm

Hazmat crew works on package as other firefighters maintain their distance. Photo by Liz Porcari.

The Boston Fire Department reports a bottle of hydrochloric acid started leaking in the back of a FedEx truck parked outside BU's Myles Standish Hall on Beacon Street, at Bay State Road, around 4:45 p.m. Read more.

By - 2/2/16 - 1:25 pm

Updated.

A rollover around 1:15 p.m. on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury near the Dedham line killed the driver and injured his two of his four passengers. Read more.

By - 2/2/16 - 11:27 am

Around 10:45 a.m. at Annunciation Road and Albert Street; close enough to BPD headquarters that the single shot was heard inside the building.

By - 2/2/16 - 10:17 am

Keurig Green Mountain, which is actually based in Burlington, MA, is suing competitor Touch Coffee and Beverages for patent infringement - before Touch can sue Keurig for the same thing. Read more.

By - 2/2/16 - 8:28 am
Crash into scaffolding in East Boston

Around the corner. Photo by Matt Kurkowski.

That's what happened around 8:20 a.m. at the Loftel hotel construction site at Porter and Orleans streets in East Boston and now the surrounding roads are blocked off as crews try to fix the damage.

By - 2/2/16 - 7:58 am
$3,000 reward for information on whereabouts of Dr. George Parkman

The Massachusetts Historical Society is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year with, among other things, an online exhibit of 225 items from its collections, from colonial days to the Revolution and Civil War. Don't click on the link unless you have some time to spare!

Among the items: This poster seeking information on the whereabouts of prominent local physician George Parkman - he donated land for Harvard Medical School (we know the site today as the home of Mass. General Hospital),...

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By - 2/2/16 - 7:43 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the shuttered market at 18 Hyde Park Ave., across from the T stop, would become Forest Hills Fine Wines under a proposal that goes before the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council tonight.

By - 2/1/16 - 6:12 pm

BostInno reports on both his alleged infraction and the online campaign to support him.

By - 2/1/16 - 5:35 pm
PS Coffee in Roslindale nears completion

PS Gourmet Coffee at Washington and Poplar streets and the Green T Coffee Shop at Walter and South streets seem to be in a race to see which one opens first, ending the coffee-shop drought the neighborhood has endured since Select Cafe closed in 2013.

PS, out of South Boston, has its signs in place, but Green T, out of Brigham Circle, has nicer doors ready to go: Read more.

By - 2/1/16 - 3:57 pm

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has posted an animation showing some of the features of the proposed improvements to the Healy Field playground in Roslindale: Read more.

By - 2/1/16 - 3:30 pm

WCVB announced today that Maria Stephanos will start co-anchoring its 11 p.m. and new 7 p.m. newscasts with, of course, Ed Harding, on Thursday. Read more.

By - 2/1/16 - 1:51 pm

WBZ reports two alleged MS-13 members were ordered held without bail today on charges they murdered a 19-year-old in Everett last month.

Neither Jose Vasquez Ardon nor Cristian Nunez-Flores were among the alleged MS-13 members charged on Friday in a federal indictment. Read more.