You know, the usual. The latest NWS forecaster's discussion for the Boston area says we should get some snow on Saturday, maybe followed by freezing rain on Sunday (or maybe just more snow), followed by bitter cold, followed, possibly, by ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM Tuesday night, although it's possible that storm might just blow out to sea first. So, yes, the French Toast...Read more
State Sen. Will Brownsberger, who represents Allston/Brighton, reports he contacted MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott yesterday afternoon about the fact that the Green Line continues not to run down Comm. Ave. On an Allston/Brighton mailing list, he posts Scott's reply:
Promise you we are working very hard on overall Recovery Plan - this is a complicated section for us - but definitely not forgotten....Read more
Katja and Moose pull Christopher Wagner's wife Tamiko down their Allston street for about 20 feet today. Next up: A sled.Read more
Some of the victims 2013 bus crash that sent 32 Pennsylvania students to the hospital are suing two GPS manufacturers saying the bus driver was led astray by his device and that they devices are hazardous menaces because drivers pay more attention to them than the conditions around them. The suit, filed by the lawyer for a student permanently paralyzed in the crash, seeks...Read more
Roving UHub photographer Christopher Wagner filed this photo from Allston today - specifically, in a spot on Islington Street by the Jackson Mann School (which he notes isn't even a resident-only spot).
The Globe reports Boston 2024 has dropped the idea of forcing students out of year-long leases as a way to house thousands of Olympics-goers. The Globe cites the generally shoddy natures of these apartments, the risk that actual families might be forced out and protests from landlords that the Olympics plan would prevent them from gouging tourists like hotels hope to....Read more
Fire investigators are at 79 Brighton Ave. to try to determine what sent the apparently vacant building up in flames early this morning.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 6:05 a.m. to heavy fire already showing from the three-story brick building.
In a message to students, BPD Commissioner William Evans says play nice and don't do anything you wouldn't want your dean of students to find out about:
The Boston Police Department, in the interest of general public safety, has requested certain temporary parking and access restrictions to several locations in the city both due to the Superbowl event and the recent storm. These traffic...Read more
Senator Eileen Donoghue .. claimed the high costs associated with..becoming a host city would be outweighed by the economic gains from increased tourism and business.Read more