Brighton

By - 7/21/17 - 11:26 am

UPDATE: The restaurant passed a re-inspection and can open again.

ISD ordered MDM Noodles, 351 Washington St., shut earlier this week for violations that included flounder and un-canned Spam not being kept cool enough, cooked lamb not being kept warm enough, a lack of adequate hand-washing facilities for workers and rat droppings on the floor of a closet at the end of the area where hot foods are prepared. Read more.

By - 7/16/17 - 7:17 pm

Boston College has a Center for Centers to support all the centers it runs.

Via Jonathan Grieg and Chris Devers.

By - 7/14/17 - 8:43 am

The MWRA is looking at steps to prevent a recurrence of the recent blue-green-algae infestation in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir that include treating the water with alum, which basically prevents the organisms from obtaining the phosphorus they need, and figuring out what to do about Canada geese, which that poop out the stuff like nobody's business. Read more.

By - 7/12/17 - 2:53 pm

State Police State Police report the driver of a BMW heading eastbound on the Massachusetts Turnpike near the New Balance complex drove into two men who were trying to secure the load on a trailer attached to their stopped pickup shortly after 2:30 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/7/17 - 7:21 pm

A Chelsea man with six OUI convictions under his belt now faces a seventh after he was nabbed in a seriously inebriated state near a scooter parked on Nonantum Road in Brighton last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/5/17 - 2:46 pm

The MBTA reports "severe" problems on the Riverside Line due to a balky switch at Reservoir.

By - 7/4/17 - 10:18 am

Transit Police report a man, believed to be about 21, was hit by an inbound Worcester Line train near where it crosses Parsons Street in Brighton shortly before 12:40 a.m.

Foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 6/21/17 - 9:57 am

The Irish Times reports on the arrest of John Cunningham, a Brighton electrician who has lived here since 1999 but who is now in the South Bay House of Corrections awaiting deportation. But the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs says that ICE isn't targeting the Irish any more than it did before Jan. 20. Still, that's not easing worries among local Irish residents.

By - 6/20/17 - 6:17 pm

"Minor" delays outbound on the Riverside Line, the MBTA advises.

By - 6/14/17 - 12:26 pm

The Boston Zoning Commission could vote next week to allow the effective elimination of zoning on the old St. Gabriel's Monastery site off Washington Street, so that a developer and the BPDA can handcraft a "planned development area" to allow more than 650 housing units there. Read more.

By - 6/11/17 - 5:57 pm

Nichole Davis reports no power in Brighton Center; power's actuallly out from the Brookline line on Washington Street to Oak Square, possibly due to a fire in the hole at 1709 Comm. Ave.

Eversource's outage map was showing 4,500 Boston customers without power as of 5:55 p.m. Eversource says it hopes to have power back on by 7:15 p.m.

By - 6/7/17 - 10:24 am

A Japanese hot-pot place in Queens, NY, is expanding to Western Avenue in Brighton, taking over the space where the Maki Maki sushi buffet used to be. Read more.

By - 6/3/17 - 5:47 pm

PlunkettPrime forwards this photo a friend in Brighton took of the non-local visitor to her bird feeder.

By - 5/30/17 - 11:51 pm
Woman with baby rabbit in Allston

Kat Kirpatrick holds a baby rabbit outside the Union Square fire station today, reports she put it back down.

Sean Olson, a firefighter at the station, reports: Read more.

By - 5/23/17 - 12:10 pm

The Board of Appeal narrowly voted today to reject a 14-by-48-foot electronic billboard towering above the Massachusetts Turnpike after residents said they wanted fewer billboards, not more, especially not the sort that one resident said would be "glaring through my back windows." Read more.

By - 5/22/17 - 4:11 pm

The Boston Licensing Board last week meted out seven days of suspension for Agoros Bar and Grill, 356 Chestnut Hill Ave. for incidents in February and April in which BPD detectives found underage college students quaffing beers. Read more.

By - 5/22/17 - 11:43 am
Boston Landing station in Brighton

Roving UHub photographer Michael Halle was on hand to watch a train pull out of the new Boston Landing station on the Worcester Line this morning. New Balance paid for the station, which services both its large development along Guest Street and the rest of Brighton, which hadn't seen commuter-rail service in decades.

By - 5/16/17 - 11:25 am

The co-owner of what was initially billed as a family-friendly pizza place on Chestnut Hill Avenue now says he is spending every night at the front door, turning away 200 to 250 underage BC students trying to take advantage of his restaurant's beer and wine license. Read more.

By - 5/10/17 - 8:17 am

NBC Boston reports a trolley derailed at the Cleveland Circle yard and Beacon Street around 7:20 a.m. No injuries, no effect on service.