Brookline Police report a man making a deposit shortly after midnight this morning at a Beacon Street bank was severely beaten by two men who took off with his bag of money and fled. Police did not specify which bank.
In a separate incident around 4:20 a.m., three guys on Freemans Street got pissed the two escorts who showed up were not the ones... Read more
The T's now busing from Fenway and St. Mary's inbound on the D and C lines due to signal problems near Kenmore.
The buses were of little help to Mike, who reports spending 50 minutes studying a Green Line tunnel. As Jeff Clark sat on a stuck train, he wondered if somebody could send him some breakfast.... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a woman Sunday afternoon on charges she escalated an argument on a C trolley by smacking one opponent in the back of the head with her umbrella and then smacking another by opening the umbrella up in her face.
Isoline Peart-Smith, 21, was charged with assault and battery with... Read more
Brookline and Boston Police are looking for a man who held up the Sovereign Bank branch at 487 Harvard St., just over the Allston line, around 2 p.m. today. Police say the description of the man - a clean-shaven white guy with bad teeth - matches that of the man wanted for two successful robberies and a failed attempt at a Bank of America... Read more
Brookline Police report they will arrest Tyler Grace, of no known address, just as soon as he's arraigned in Maine on similar indecent-assault charges.
Robert Sonia, involved with a melee with off-duty cops and a stripper last spring, has filed a federal lawsuit against the officers and the town of Brookline, alleging they deprived him of his rights by beating him up.
Sonia, a Lynn resident who was working as a driver for an adult-entertainment company, drove a stripper to a Beacon Street apartment for a bachelor party in... Read more
Parking is a delicate subject, one that our elected officials like to ignore because changes usually result in anger, as few people are rational when it comes to discussing meters. Last year, Brookline commissioned a parking study and are actually going through with the suggestions. New hours, new prices and new meters come into effect on April 1st, 2011.
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Police say the victim of the stomping also had to have his broken jaw wired together following the Friday incident on Kent Square, Wicked Local Brookline reports.
The MBTA is running shuttle buses between Cleveland Circle and Coolidge Corner due to a "power problem" at Cleveland Circle.
Kevin Aries happened to be right there when the problem occurred, around 7:30 p.m.:
May have just witnessed a small explosion on the live wires above the tracks at Cleveland Circle. Looks like a piece of the wire fell down onto the tracks.... Read more
Residents from Brighton, Brookline and Newton are trying to organize a task force to watch over a proposed hotel and retail development that would demolish not only the vacant Cleveland Circle Cinema but the Applebee's next door, on land split by the Boston/Brookline line just down the street from Newton.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a Dorchester woman who objected to her friend being corrected during a discussion of icing in a Beacon Street store allegedly threatened to kill the clerk before knocking over a couple of displays in a huff.
"Fondue, fondant, who gives a f---."