A concerned citizen reports on the situation on Buswell Street:
There are two of these. They guarded a parklet. Said parklet has begun its winter hibernation but his two friends remain. I just talked to his two friends and they'd like to join Mr. parklet in hibernating before they get snowed on as currently they just block parking spaces.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Cristian Rodriguez, 38, of first-degree murder for the death of Roosevelt Harris in the Tremont Street home they shared, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The jury rejected Rodriguez's argument that he was too mentally ill to know what he was doing when he used a metal baseball bat to smash Harris in the head until he died, the DA's office reports. The verdict means life in prison without possibility of parole.
Bello explains concept as attorney Andrew Upton reviews paperwork.
UPDATE: The board approved a license.
The Boston Licensing Board votes tomorrow whether to grant a liquor license to a start-up by MIT graduates who see a business in letting people buy craft beers, wine and hard liquor through their smart phones.
The smallish Tedeschi on Comm. Ave. at Harvard plans to move into the Kelly's Roast Beef space across Harvard.
The move, which will require approval of the Zoning Board of Appeals, prompted the owner of the McDonald's franchise on Harvard Avenue to seek city permission to extend his closing hour from 2 to 3 a.m., at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today.