MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Maynard man on charges he indecently assaulted a woman - twice - on an inbound Red Line train around 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 3 after the train left Charles/MGH.
Ashish Mittal, 38, was arrested yesterday on a charge of indecent assault and battery, police say.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
The Globe reports.
The Boston Public Health Commission says the woman, in her 50s, was hospitalized, but has since been released. However, because she had traveled before becoming ill, the commission has no idea whether she picked up the virus from one of our local infected mosquitoes.
The virus has been detected in mosquito samples from Dorchester, Hyde Park, West Roxbury, Roslindale, East Boston and Jamaica Plain, the... Read more
In 1995, the House of Compassion opened its doors taking in people living with HIV and AIDS to live in a welcoming home environment. The House now faces closure, with a looming 30,000 in debt threatening the homes of their ten residents. Find out more about the House of Compassion!
This just in from the Boston Police Department:
Traffic & Parking Advisory: Relative to College Move in Weekend August 31-September 4, 2012 Residents should expect congestion and delays in the areas of Allston, Brighton, Fenway, Back Bay, Mission Hill and Beacon Hill as 70,000 college students will be moving in these neighborhoods.
A judge today ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a Quincy woman charged with tossing yellow paint at the 54th Massachusetts memorial across from the State House, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Rosemine Occean allegedly told park rangers who found her sitting nearby the newly despoiled bas-relief with yellow paint on her face, hands and clothing that the memorial was an "improper depiction of... Read more
An aggrieved citizen reports:
Distasteful ad on beautiful public sculpture-MBTA station.
In a forest-trees situation, the city marked the complaint "closed," because:
This isn't graffiti. the markings on the street are for construction.
Note to Mayor's Hotline folks: Look up. And then mark the complaint closed because the MBTA... Read more
A Proper Bostonian spots and photographs the mystery Tesla roadster of Beacon Hill:
[I]t's a very rare, very quiet, all-electric sportscar for people who like to go sneaking around at high speeds without being heard.
A jogging citizen stops long enough to take a photo of a tipped over tree on Staniford Street.
A member of the House of Saud who faces arrest if he ever steps foot in the US for violating probation after he killed a man with his car in 2002 has asked a federal court to let him back in the country to argue why the arrest conditions should be lifted.
In 2005, Bader al Saud pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of motor-vehicle... Read more
The Frog Pond wading pool will officially open on Friday at 11 a.m.
The celebration will feature a special visit from official mascot Frog Pond Freddie, entertainment, arts and crafts activities, Fuel Up to Play 60 program activities featuring Hood Milk, face painting, ReadBoston book giveaways, and activities and giveaways from media sponsor Mix 104.1. Children of all ages are eligible to enter a... Read more
Purple glass isn't the only reminder Beacon Hill homes have been around awhile, as Mike the Mad Biologist shows us.
State troopers recovered the body of a Boston man around 9 a.m. from the river on the Museum of Science side of the Longfellow Bridge, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The man was 36, according to the DA's office, which declined further details. An autopsy will be performed to try to find out how he died.
UPDATE, 6:10 p.m. Firefighters confirmed fire is out, get off tracks, T to restore power.
Today's track fire is by Charles/MGH and, of course, it's causing delays - not to be confused with the morning delays caused by signal problems as JFK/UMass (maybe the T needs to stop giving stops dual names).