Dogs get electric shocks at Castle Island

City Councilor Ed Flynn reports a dog was shocked and burned at Castle Island today, an apparent victim of "stray electricity" from a shorted-out or improperly connected electrical cable.

According to a discussion on the South Boston Community Bulletin Board the dog was one of two shocked today in an area near the Korean War Memorial on the far end of the park from the parking lot. Boston firefighters and other emergency responders rushed to the scene.

Flynn said that in response, he will be seeking a formal hearing on the problem, which has happened elsewhere in the city as well to dogs that have stepped onto metal plates over electrical junctions.

Man missing some front teeth sought for beating Roslindale market employees in robbery

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:20

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say held up the Cummins Market, 290 Cummins Highway, between Hyde Park Avenue and American Legion Highway around 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Read more.


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MBTA to provide extra service for gun-control march tomorrow

MassDOT reports the T will be boosting service on all four subway lines tomorrow during the March for Our Lives, which starts at 11 a.m. at Madison Park High School and ends with a rally on Boston Common.

MassDOT adds that Park Street and Boylston stations might have to be briefly closed during the rally it they get too crowded - and that bus routes that cross Tremont Street could experience significant delays during the march from Roxbury to the Common.

Police say Dorchester woman threatened to bite cop's ear off

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:40

Transit Police report arresting Sheila Lynch, 29, of Dorchester, on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon after she allegedly threatened to carve up a clerk at the Peter Pan counter at the South Station bus terminal in a dispute over a ticket refund around 5:40 p.m. yesterday.

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