A man walking dogs discovered the body of a woman behind the West End House around 6 a.m. today. Police have determined it was a suicide.
Stone Hearth Pizza on Western Avenue in Allston has closed for good, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.
At 3:45 p.m., Chris in Boston reported:
Allston is officially gridlocked with U-Haul trucks.
Mike Cauley shows us the $25 ticket he got at 9:33 a.m. today for parking on Comm. Ave. in Allston despite having used the city parking app to pay for parking between 8 a.m. and 10:02 a.m.
15/16 cars had tickets. No checking of payment via the app. Technology should add convenience not be troublesome
Ari Ofsevit drove around Allston this week and found the locals already getting ready for the big holiday.
Meanwhile, Jenni K. discovers not everybody's clear on the concept of Allston Christmas: Read more.
"Moderate" delays on the Green Line out to BC due to a trolley that died where B Line trolleys always seem to die - at the curve at Packard's Corner, the MBTA advises.
The MBTA is rolling out the buses to replace B Line service between Babcock and Washington due to a trolley that thought it could, but it couldn't.
Raymond Montoya, 69, was arraigned in federal court yesterday on charges he defrauded family members and friends out of millions of dollars in a bogus investment scheme over the last eight years. Read more.
Yeah, yeah, but the state really means it this time: The Charles River Basin is full of toxic cyanobacteria, which could make you feel pretty bad - and kill your dog, so be especially careful to keep Fido away from the water.
The state warning went into effect Tuesday.
Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.
The long awaited, little anticipated shutdown of the Comm. Ave. bridge began at 9 p.m., affecting motorists, Green Line and bus riders, Worcester Line riders and the braver souls heading to Springfield and Chicago on Amtrak. Boston Magazine runs down the details of the work, which the state says is pretty necessary on account of the bridge falling apart.
A federal appeals court yesterday upheld David Jackson's conviction on charges he killed a man during a Brainerd Road drug robbery by firing a shotgun into the back of his head in April, 1990. Read more.
Police continue to investigate a June 9 incident outside Patron, 138 Brighton Ave., in which one patron stabbed another. Read more.