Marty Walsh cuts ribbon with help of neighborhood kids and giant golden scissors.
Roslindale residents, city parks workers and elected officials gathered in Adams Park this morning to rededicate the park after a summer-long renovation project that features new walkways and benches - and a new irrigation system that means volunteers will no longer have to water plants by hand.
After the speechifying and the ribbon cutting, people ambled about enjoying the return of the weekly farmers' market from the train-station parking lot.
The Globe reports Olympics backers have come up with a "compact" Olympics plan that would involve shutting off a number of large public venues for the athletes and the rich people who will jet into Boston to watch them.
The marathon would end on Charles Street by the Public Garden. Franklin Park would transform into an equestrian venue.
The proposal does not include plans for a separate Olympic Park, Oâ€™Connell said. The city itself would fill that role.
The Globe notes that putting on the Olympics would cost $4.5 billion - and that DOESN'T INCLUDE THE COST OF REQUIRED INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES, such as the fast and expanded subway service that organizers are counting on.
Emmanuel Pena, 18, of Roxbury, had bail set at $5,000 at his arraignment yesterday on charges related to the loaded gun police say he tossed after he tried running away from officers patrolling the Centre Street area after a shooting Wednesday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
A spokesman says somebody discarded a still lit cigarette or cigar in an interior stairwell in the rear of 12 Harvard Terrace sometime in the early evening of Sept. 3. The fire spread rapidly up through the building and caused heavy smoke damage in two adjoining buildings.