By - 4/18/13 - 1:38 am

Around 1:20 a.m. in the area of Fidelis Way and Washington Street. With the help of a couple other people, the victim got himself to St. Elizabeth's.

Police were looking for three men seen running from the scene: All white, heavyset and around 20, two not wearing shirts, one with long hair wearing an orange shirt.

That makes at least six shootings across... Read more

By - 4/13/13 - 2:35 pm

Fountain will supply water even in the dog days of summer. Photo by DCR.Fountain will supply water even in the dog days of summer. Photo by DCR.

Officials from the state Department of Conservation... Read more

By - 4/12/13 - 8:20 am

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation and New Balance are holding a formal unveiling on Saturday morning - for a water bubbler in Artesani Park off Soldiers Field Road in Brighton:

New Balance and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are taking their commitment to outdoor enthusiasts to a new level. Together, they will unveil a brand-new water bubbler at Artesani Playground.

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By - 4/10/13 - 4:09 pm

Six BC students will graduate this spring with criminal charges over their heads after they allegedly broke into a Brighton apartment on March 16, tore the place apart, urinated all over the apartment and ripped a gas line out of a basement dryer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The six seniors were arraigned in Brighton District Court today on charges of breaking and... Read more

By - 4/7/13 - 3:24 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a sprinkler at a BC dorm worked and minimized damage from a fire that started around 4:25 a.m. on the fifth floor of a dorm at 110 St. Thomas More Rd.

Fire caused by smoking material that came in contact with a sofa and clothes. Sprinkler activated and contained fire.

Damage at the one-alarm fire was estimated at... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 9:14 am

Waiting at Sutherland Road for a trolley

At 8:54 a.m., Rebecca, who took this photo, reported she'd been standing at the Sutherland Road Green Line stop for more than 20 minutes, and that she was a mere newcomer there - she... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 6:48 am

A concerned citizen reports the same commercial vehicle from a Brookline business keeps parking in a resident-permit spot on Cummings Road in Brighton:

This will be the fourth time in 2 weeks this brookline car has parked and been ticketed in residential permit area. Boot them!

The city responds, however, it is powerless to stop this parking fiend:

Vehicle is tagged it is a

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By - 3/19/13 - 8:12 am

The Cleveland Circle bar goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to ditch its food-serving license and just serve hard drinks for men who want to get drunk fast - or BC students who just want to relax, at any rate.

Mary Ann's was one of a number of Boston watering holes dinged by a new city enforcement effort over the past... Read more

By - 3/16/13 - 11:06 am

A time-conscious citizen complains the fancy clock in Oak Square is still on standard time. He or she wants that fixed and wants to make sure the city schedules a visit in the fall to put the clock back to standard time.

By - 3/5/13 - 1:26 pm

Sutherland Pharmacy, 1690 Commonwealth Ave., was held up around 1:15 p.m. by a tall blond man in a mask and a shotgun, who made off with drugs. He was described as lanky, with gray eyes and a full beard and wearing a blue jacket or hoodie and dark gloves.

The pharmacy was held up by a tall white guy seeking drugs almost a... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

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

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 9:51 am

Brighton residents seem to feel particularly put upon by city government when compared to other neighborhoods. Recall the person who started a complaint about some street trash by pointing out that Brighton is not some slum like Allston. Today we have somebody kvetching about an ongoing litter problem on Leicester Street - and vowing to continue complaining until it's cleaned up:


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By - 2/24/13 - 10:04 pm

Fallen cliffRubble. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 5 p.m., part of the 40-foot cliff behind 6 Olive St. in Brighton collapsed, tumbling to the ground below but causing no injuries and no damage to the house.... Read more

By - 2/22/13 - 5:09 pm


A concerned citizen complains about a stupid seltzermobile with no resident parking permit whose owner keeps parking it on Strathmore Road in Brighton.... Read more

By - 2/16/13 - 7:28 pm

Chansky's in Brighton kept track of the top daily purchases in the days just before, during and just after the blizzard.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 2/16/13 - 11:40 am

Keyboard space saver

Marcelo, a roving UHub photographer, spotted this keyboard-stand space saver on Sanderson Place in Brighton this morning.

Random pianos will appear in random places this year.... Read more

By - 2/15/13 - 10:57 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed shortly before 10 p.m. on Fidelis Way at Comm. Ave. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was summoned, just in case.

By - 2/11/13 - 8:38 pm

or die trying.

By - 2/11/13 - 9:58 am

Brett Crowell put together this footage of the storm outside his Brighton home.

Another storm timelapse (h/t Kostian).

Also, our own Stevil put together a Powerpoint presentation of 24 hours of the storm in the Back Bay (14.5M file).... Read more