A deceased train at Sullivan Square is gumming up the works on the Orange Line.
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.
A concerned citizen filed a complaint this morning about this giant collection of boxes in Thompson Square, Charlestown.
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.
On his way into work this morning, Biker Rider paused to watch more of the newly LEDed signs being installed.
J.L. Bell unearths a British officer's report to the folks back home that mentioned how awful the weather was on Dec. 4, 1775. Only thing is, the weather was actually quite nice that day. What gives?
They just get taken down, spruced up and then returned to their rightful location in Sullivan Square. Alex Carlson took a Schrafftsie today in the Schrafft Building parking lot.
It's buses between Community College and North Station on the Orange Line this morning.
The Herald reports.
Miles on the MBTA goes on a ride on a hydrogen-powered bus the T is trying out on route 109 out of Sullivan Square.
The Charlestown Bridge reports on a recent BPDA meeting about plans to let a private developer replace the 1,100-unit Bunker Hill development with a 3,200 mixed-income complex.
Project residents worried if they'd be able to get back into the 1,100 new low-income units; residents in the rest of Charlestown balked at adding 2,100 new units to the neighborhood.
A motorist snapped this photo of the back of a BPS bus on Chelsea Street in Charlestown this morning.
UPDATE: BPS reports:
Boston Public Schools does not tolerate hateful speech and is committed to fostering a safe and welcoming environment for all. The offensive writing on school bus #WB924 was immediately removed once it was brought to our attention today.
The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports a meeting between residents and city and BPS officials on the issue immediately got off to a bad start when one BPS official basically told residents they were racists who don't want minority kids in their neighborhood.
UPDATE: BPS forwarded this statement: Read more.
If you're willing to go through the security checkpoint, Boston Public Works has put some scale models of the new North Washington Street bridge up in the City Hall lobby.
Tons of photos and renderings of the current and replacement bridges.