Yes, of course Mike Dukakis saves turkey carcasses for months to make into soup, and yes, of course he's been known to take them on Amtrak with him, and yes, of course he gives out his home address so people can drop off their turkey carcasses.
David Harris captured the uneasy standoff at a T stop in Brookline this morning.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a Smythe Street resident found it suspicious that a "large black man" was just standing there, so when she went up to him to ask if he needed anything and he replied "no," she called police - who responded and found "he checked out OK."
What the T describes as "minor" delays inbound on the D Line has turned into a 20-25-minute wait, Suzannishly reports.
Seems Mike did a lot of things involving numbers the other night - except getting Laura's digits, that is. Cory spotted the flier in Coolidge Corner yesterday.
Wicked Local Brookline reports: Vandalism with tuna fish leads to drug arrests in Brookline.
Wicked Local Brookline reports on a 911 call:
A Princeton Road resident called to report turkeys roosting in her trees at night. She was looking for advice.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a Rawson Road resident called 911 to report she was out for a walk "when eight turkeys surrounded her and prevented her from passing."
The Cambridge developer that wants to tear down the gas station and offices on the town line on Washington Street has submitted revised plans to the BRA that shrink the building from six to four floors - by reducing the number of units from 145 to 118 - and now plans to give tenants T passes for three months and a year's ZipCar membership to try to reduce the impact on local roads. Read more.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a resident dialed 911 after hearing a woman make "strange statements about JFK" (also note the items about an "aggressive" apple picker and the guy who came back to his car to find a new laptop in the back seat).
The Globe reports the crazed bird is chomping on people's houses, and residents squawk they wouldn't mind if the foul beast froze to death in the upcoming winter.
WBZ reports on the incident at the Harvard Avenue Anna's Taqueria Sunday night.
Brookline Police report an out-of-town woman was getting into her car on Marion Street near Coolidge Corner around 9:15 p.m. yesterday when a man jumped in her car:
The male forced her to drive to a close by ATM and withdraw a sum of money. The victim then drove the subject to the lower Beacon Street area by Park Drive. The male subject got out. The victim then drove to her home, in another community.
Wicked Local Poultryville reports:
A caller reported seeing a woman being chased by turkeys on Rawson Road ...
Brookline Police have been chronicling the arrival of Black Mass stars at the Coolidge Corner - and handling crowd control - this evening, for the movie's premiere.
Wicked Local Brookline (of course) reports a resident called 911 to report "vicious turkeys" on Lancaster Terrace near Beacon Street and that she "wanted them removed from Brookline."
Also check out the 911 calls about people pooping in buckets along the Muddy River and a woman who suspiciously tied some balloons to a parking meter.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a golfer at the Putterham course threatened to use one of his clubs on another golfter whose ball got too close to him (fourth item).
Brookline 911 call takers must love their jobs. Wicked Local Brookline reports:
Eliot Street resident called to report that all morning, they heard a bird, possibly a seagull or a goose, possibly on the playground.
Once, in days of yore, you could drive down Walbridge Street in Allston and just cross the town line and behold, you would find yourself on Columbia Street in Brookline. Read more.