The Boston Parks and Recreation Department announced today that a 2013 Park Permit has been granted to the MassCann/NORML Boston Freedom Rally to hold an event/concert on Boston Common on September 14. The permit gives the group permission to hold the event from 12pm-6pm on September 14.
The Boston Business Journal reports on the latest proposal over the past couple decades by the owners of the Garden for the parking lot where the Garden used to be - a mixed-use development with a 45-story tower and two shorter buildings.
A Chelsea man was arraigned yesterday on an armed-robbery charge for a Sept. 2 robbery at an East Boston drugstore.
Officers arriving on scene at the Walgreens in Central Square were unable to find the suspect, who rode away on a bicycle. But when they distributed surveillance photos from the drug store, other Boston Police officers, a Chelsea police officer and a probation officer assigned to East Boston District Court all quickly IDed Darryl McClure from past encounters, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Transit Police report arresting men from Boston and Providence early this morning on charges they sprayed graffiti at six locations along the Red Line in Dorchester.
Police say officers nabbed Joseph Domoracki, 23, of Boston and Max McGuigan, 23, of Providence around 2:40 a.m. on the tracks, near where they cross under Dorchester Avenue a couple blocks south of Andrew Square. Both, police say, were "walking in a hurried state" and carrying backpacks:
Upon further investigation discovered Domoracki and McGuigan were in possession of several spray paint cans, rubber gloves, various spray can tips and other items relating to graffiti. Additionally officers noted both Domoracki and McGuigan had fresh paint about their clothing.
Both are expected to be arraigned today in Dorchester District Court on charges of malicious destruction of property and trespassing.