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.
Mucka Finyardi looked across the water and Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf the other night.
You get to do lots of travel and you never have to worry about getting caught in traffic. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, Her Majesty's foreign secretary, popped into town today to take a look at the windmill blade testing facility in Charlestown, as one does.
As Ian shows us, he got an escort by staties and BPD to speed him to and from Charlestown.
Boston Police report that when officers from the Youth Violence Strike Force went to speak to a group of teens standing in front of 49 Walford Way around noon on Monday, one of the teens:
The Boston Fire Department reports seven people were injured on a boat that had just finished refueling off 100 Terminal St. in Charlestown around 5:45 p.m.
At least two people were transported to a local hospital with burns.
Firefighters used extinguishers to put out the fire on the boat, a 38' Wellcraft Cuddy Cabin boat, the department says, adding the boat stayed afloat.
The state Gaming Commission voted today to pick the Wynn proposal for Everett over the Mohegan Sun proposal for Suffolk Downs, with three of the four commissioners saying Wynn's proposal would be better for the area, workers and the environment.
Commission members said Wynn proved it had greater capital to ensure its project could get built and then run through challenging economic times - and would spend more money locally than Mohegan Sun. Also, if Wynn doesn't build, the contaminated, empty site on which it would be built would stay a contaminated, empty site.
UPDATE: Noor ordered held without bail pending a Sept. 17 hearing on violating conditions in his conviction on the attack last year, the DA's office reports.
Transit Police report arresting a Malden man they say began beating another man who wouldn't give him money at the Sullivan Square T stop around 12:15 a.m. today.
Roxbury, MA â€“ It is election season for Massachusetts residents! There are so many important issues that need to be addressed. Whether it be violence in the community, education, the economy, or green energy, everyone needs to be heard. For the first time, the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPNULEM) is hosting a series entitled â€śCandid Conversationsâ€ť. During this series, the community has the opportunity to speak to candidates directly and learn how each candidate stands on issues that matter the most to them. All are welcome to attend.