It turned out to be a false alarm, but at least one Pour House patron wasn't going to risk not being able to get back to his brunch when the place was evacuated around 1 p.m. today. Richard Feindel captured the moment.
The Boston Fire Department reports a one-alarm fire that started in a dryer around 7:30 a.m. at 510 Bennington St. did an estimated $125,000 in damage after it spread from the basement to the first floor.
Dunkin' Donuts yesterday filed suit against the owners of four local franchises, alleging they tried to use a company charity fund to pay for their son's tuition at an exclusive private school.
In its suit against Houman and Heather Baiany, who own Dunkin' Donuts shops at 530 and 1020 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston and 154 Highland Ave. and 850 Broadway in Somerville, the chain charges the two tried to put one over on its "marketing development fund," which lets Boston-area franchisees get reimbursed for up to $2,000 per store each year for donations to local charities.
A Roxbury man admitted yesterday the crack discovered when the girl complained at daycare that her sneaker was hurting was his. In exchange, Demare Gray, 20, was sentenced to two years in jail, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Gray's downfall happened Nov. 15, when a teacher at the Walnut Grove Head Start program took off the girl's sneaker to see what was wrong. According to a police account: