You know those people who put out a cone to save a space before the first flake falls? Kevin Flight shows us what happened to one of them in Charlestown tonight.
Zcasavant watched sledding at twilight in Charlestown.
Andy shows us what he saw this morning on one side of the Bunker Hill Monument.
UPDATE: As you'll see in the comments, the graffiti has actually been there since the 1970s, when anti-British sentiment ran high in Boston. And as I heard from somebody who Knows These Things, the National Park Service did its best to remove the graffiti, but there are limits to what it can do with risking damage to a national monument AND the graffiti seems to become especially prominent in the cold and/or rain.
Even as the rain supposedly nears the end of its increasingly annoying reign, the waters just keep piling up. From T stations to Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown and Circuit Drive in Franklin Park, which police shut due to flooding to Roslindale Square, which lost power, Bostonians have had enough, enough to slap anybody who might chirpily say "at least it's not snow!" Yeah, that guy.
In Somerville, one motorist had to be rescued from flood waters in Union Square.
JB Parrett photographed the Zakim Bridge the other night.
Orange Line service was halted for awhile around 5:40 p.m. after somebody fell on the tracks at Sullivan Square. Police were able to get him off the tracks to await the arrival of EMTs so that service could resume.
Firefighters from Boston and Somerville rushed to I-93 north around 7:15 a.m. when a car burst into flames on the Exit 26 ramp just past the Zakim. By the time they got there, however, the car was fully involved. And traffic was a mess.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Tangierino is adding a cigar lounge.
The North End Regional Review shows us the proposed replacement for the old bridge between the North End and Charlestown. The city hopes to begin replacement in 2016.
Boston Police report arresting a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old on charges they responded to a request to stop cursing in front of a young child yesterday afternoon by attacking the child's mother and stealing her phone.
According to police, the woman and her young daughter were walking home around 5 p.m. when she "heard three juveniles using foul language which was sexual in nature in the presence of her impressionable daughter:"
The Boston Business Journal reports the Globe has narrowed its search for a new headquarters to two locations in Charlestown - including the Schrafft's building - and the Landmark Center in the Fenway.
Jocelyn watched the sunset from the base of the Bunker Hill Monument, along with Col. Prescott, who maintained a rather stony visage through it all.
Boston Police said tonight that Ryan "Duce" Morrissey has died.
Morrissey, 17, and Jamie Lawton, 19, were shot Wednesday night on Main Street. Police say they continue to investigate the shooting and are asking for help from the public to find the shooters.
Several hundred Charlestown residents gathered Friday for a prayer vigil for Morrissey.
Around 9:40 p.m. outside 274 Main St. At least one of the victim's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.
On Thursday morning, a rider on the 93 bus handed driver Richard Cooper a wallet that was just sitting there - a wallet with $1,735 in it. Cooper, who has worked for the T for 28 years, gave the wallet to an inspector at Sullivan Square station, who handed it over to a supervisor at the Charlestown garage. The T reports:
On Friday, the wallet's owner, a Charlestown woman, was reunited with her wallet and the $1,735. She had called the T to report the missing wallet. After the woman verified her name and the wallet's contents, Bus supervisor Michelle Smallcomb handed it to a very happy Jazmine Tucker. She told the supervisor she was on her way to the bank when she left the wallet behind.