State Police detectives found the body of a 29-year-old woman from New Hampshire at the old Beacon Park rail yard around midnight and are now trying to determin how she wound up there, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
The cause, manner, and circumstances of the woman's death were not immediately apparent and remain the subject of an active investigation. No charges have been... Read more
The Boston Redevelopment Authority tonight gave preliminary approval to architect Sebastian Mariscal's 44-unit apartment building at North Beacon and Everett streets in Allston. Mariscal originally proposed only six parking spaces - all for Zipcar or equivalent rentals - and to only rent to people who agreed not to own cars. But he agreed to put in 35 spaces after nearby residents said they... Read more
Kostian drove into the sunset on Western Avenue in Allston today.
The Daily Free Press reports a man who saw an iPhone 5 for sale on Craigslist met the alleged seller, gave him a ride to his alleged home, pulled out $500 in cash, then watched as the flimflammer grabbed the money and ran away, leaving behind a box filled with trash instead of an iPhone.
Also click on the link to read how one... Read more
A completely abandoned Beacon Park railyard, shot from the air. Harvard is now free to just let it moulder for another 50 years.
Boston Police report "no visible injuries or trauma were observed" on the body of Andrew Barksdale II, 19, after he was found unconscious at 22 Wadsworth St. in Allston late Friday. He was later pronounced dead at St. Elizabeth's Hospital.
Police are investigating because 19-year-olds normally don't just drop dead like that.
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more
Transit Police say a driver trying to make a left turn ahead of a trolley was cited for a collision last night that left his car with damage, sent a couple of people to the hospital for observation but left the trolley unscathed.
According to a Transit Police report, the man was driving outbound on Comm. Ave. shortly before 8 p.m. when he tried... Read more
Sure, Leary is better known for his drug work at Harvard, but the Quad takes us back to Good Friday, 1962, when he traveled across the river and 20 divinity students sat in the basement of Marsh Chapel and consumed the pills he gave them - half containing psilocybin and half a placebo. Leary chose divinitiy students specifically because he wanted to see if... Read more
The Daily Free Press reports a man was arrested on charges he stomped another man into unconsciousness around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 8, starting at 161 Brighton Ave. and continuing across the street:
The victim was unconscious and bleeding from the head when an officer first approached him. The victim later began bleeding more profusely and vomiting as the ambulance arrived to take him... Read more
Matt Laskowski photographed Comm. Ave. at Griggs around 7:30 p.m.