Just in time for snow, Boston has launched its Adopt-a-Hydrant program, in which you promise to shovel out a specific hydrant after a storm, like, say, the ones we're supposed to get tonight and Saturday.
In Brookline overnight, Wicked Local Brookline reports: The kid was in the car with his mother's boyfriend.
John Carroll posts crime-scene photos.
So far this morning, a charred 39 bus was towed from Huntington Avenue near Brigham Circle and buses had to be rolled out for the C line when an overhead power line came down near Cleveland Circle.
The Outraged Liberal ponders the latest speculation that JOE4OIL's kid might run for Barney Frank's seat. Complete with the obligatory Michael Goldman quote.
The Globe reports Frank won't be seeking re-election next year.
Liz reports on a recent visit by a group of brunching bloggers to Brookline's very own recipe central.
Since moving to Boston I've watched hundreds of ATK and Cook's Country tv episodes and Cook's Illustrated Cookbook is my go-to guide in the kitchen. So you can understand how I felt like a 10 year-old waiting for the end-of-the-year awesome field trip.... Read more
Wicked Good Allston/Brighton reports an Armingon Street man used his skateboard to smash two police cruisers and a lamp on Harvard Street for no reason police could fathom, before officers finally managed to tackle him and put cuffs on him, around 4:40 a.m. on Nov. 18.
Brookline Police report one of three men chased down Comm. Ave. by officers responding to a larceny call on Thursday decided discretion was the better part of dishonor and dashed into a CVS along the way.
Police report the guy stayed around long enough to watch his buds get pepper sprayed... Read more
Kelly posts a photo of one of the spaces.
Brookline considers requiring people who operate ice-cream trucks to supply fingerprints, Wicked Local Brookline reports.
Wicked Local Brookline reports selectmen are not convinced data from the gizmo, which lets cruising cops scan large numbers of license-plate numbers, would not be misused once transferred to a state database.