Know any Californians visiting Beacon Hill who are wondering where their dog went?

Jason reports Boston firefighters and Animal Control teamed up to remove a Corgi stuck in a car on Irving Street with its windows cranked down about six inches and its alarm not shutting off around 3 p.m. Dog-less Californians can retrieve their pet at the city animal shelter in Roslindale.

Eversource decides it doesn't want to assume financial risks of natural-gas pipeline project

The Boston Business Journal reports Eversource has pulled out of a regional pipeline-expansion project because of a Supreme Judicial Court ruling that consumers can't be forced to assume the financial risks of such work through rate surcharges.

The state's highest court ruled last week that if utilities want to expand the state's natural-gas supply to reduce price volatility for our gas-fed power plants, they'll have to pay for them themselves.

Interim Boston Latin headmaster to focus on social media

WBUR interviews Michael Contompasis on his return to the school he once led; he says he's trying to figure out a social-media policy for "acceptable behavior" online. Also, BLS has hired a full-time staffer just to communicate with parents; whom he promises will be notified as soon as some sort of incident happens at the school.

Contompasis is serving as interim headmaster until Superintendent Tommy Chang hires a permanent replacement for Lynne Mooney Teta, who resigned in June after several months of turmoil

Woman was marched half a mile to a rape by a man with a knife in the South End

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 01:00

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Boston Police report a woman was sexually attacked early Monday morning at the Carter Playground on Columbus Avenue - after being forced to walk there by a man with a knife. Read more.

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