Charlestown

By - 3/27/17 - 3:24 pm

The T reports "moderate" delays due to an Orange Line train that reached a premature end of the line at Community College.

By - 3/18/17 - 8:54 pm
Sunset over the Zakim Bridge

Matt Frank watched the sun go down over Boston Harbor and the Zakim Bridge this evening.

By - 3/15/17 - 11:19 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. at Kipos, 106 Bunker Hill St., Rob O'Brien reports.

By - 3/10/17 - 9:43 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge talks to Sy Mintz, who is working on an alternative to Corcoran, Jennison's $1-billlion makeover of the Bunker Hill housing project.

By - 3/6/17 - 12:05 pm

Transit Police report an off-duty Transit cop who went to investigate why a T worker was ordering two people off an Orange Line train at Community College quickly found himself under attack by a Saugus man and his daughter.

According to police, the train had just pulled into the station around 11:45 p.m. on Friday ... Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 8:00 am
Destroyed Toyota in Everett

Updated with State Police info.

State Police say a Somerville man fleeing a traffic stop on Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown early this morning plowed into several cars on Bow Street in Everett, then was picked up while walking down Rte. 99. Read more.

By - 2/22/17 - 8:12 pm
Xavier Galatis

Transit Police report arresting Xavier Galatis, 24, of Medford for attacking a family at Community College on the Orange Line yesterday.

Police praised social-media users who thought the picture police posted looked familiar and urged them to check into Galatis's whereabouts. Read more.

By - 2/22/17 - 10:00 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for allegedly assaulting a family at the Community College Orange Line station yesterday.

The subject depicted accosted a family and made harsh sexual comments directed at a nine year old child female.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 2/19/17 - 1:46 pm

Chris captured firefighters dealing with the blazing car on I-93 around 1:30 p.m.

Shawna Wright drove by the flaming vehicle before the firefighters even got there: Read more.

By - 2/17/17 - 10:56 am
Where the space saver complaints come from: South Boston, East Boston, Charlestown

Hot spots for space-saver complaints, 2/14-2/16. Source. See it larger.

From Tuesday through Thursday of this week, Boston's 311 system received 753 complaints about space savers, including this one from Russell Street in Charlestown:

PWD had taken the space savers away earlier however people have put out new ones

The city responded: Read more.

By - 2/9/17 - 11:11 am

Alexander Soto of Charlestown, one of three men charged with murdering Ryan Morrissey outside of a Charlestown convenience store in 2014, will also have to face charges of armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of a loaded firearm in connection with Morrissey's death, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled. Read more.

By - 1/25/17 - 9:34 am

Clrvynt talks to Mark Lind, whom the sort of people who "identified" the Marathon bombers online now think was the guy who punched that Nazi down in Washington.

Lind, who spent the day at work in Boston, says he'd never even heard of the guy.

The online mob of Spencer supporters attacking Lind quickly swelled in numbers as the fake news even made its way to infamous white power (and perhaps weather-obsessed) message boards Stormfront and The Daily Stormer, where he was also falsely accused of being Jewish.

By - 1/18/17 - 11:06 pm

Boston firefighters responded around 10:55 p.m. to 92 Monument St. in Charlestown for a fire that started in a mattress on the second floor of a three-story apartment building. The fire was declared knocked down around 11:10 p.m.

By - 1/6/17 - 8:16 am

A deceased train at Sullivan Square is gumming up the works on the Orange Line.

By - 1/3/17 - 11:14 am
Trolley barn in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo. See it larger.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/26/16 - 11:40 am
Lot of boxes on the street in Charlestown

A concerned citizen filed a complaint this morning about this giant collection of boxes in Thompson Square, Charlestown.

By - 12/18/16 - 5:30 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports:

Investigators have determined the cause of the 6 alarm Charlestown fire; electrical short circuit ceiling of laundromat.

The fire displaced two dozen residents in two buildings and destroyed the laundromat.

By - 12/16/16 - 7:29 am

Boston firefighters responded to 144 Bunker Hill St. around 6:45 a.m. for what quickly became a six-alarm fire. Read more.

By - 12/8/16 - 3:49 pm

Four men have been charged with gun-trafficking charges in connection with gun sales in the BHA's Bunker Hill project earlier this year, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.