Buried in a Globe story about how the Allied War Veteran's Council is looking to sue the city over the route of the St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston (something they know quite a bit about) is this statement from the mayor's office:
Boston police are considering changes to the routes for the Dorchester Day Parade and the Bunker Hill Day Parade for public safety reasons as well, the statement said.
A downtown developer has filed plans for a 171-unit, two-building complex where Cambridge Street and Rutherford Avenue come together.
In plans filed with the BRA today, Berkeley Investments says it will gut and rehab the Graphic Arts Finishers building at 32 Cambridge St. and replace a second building at 572 Rutherford Ave. for a new development it says will knit an existing neighborhood to the south with the Sullivan Square T stop. Read more.
Rogue Statistician reports:
Local fauna appear to be weathering the storm well near Sullivan Square.
Rachel Michaud was among the riders of a route 354 bus forced to get off in the carpool lane around 8:30 a.m.
Well, the bus started smoking and we are stranded in the carpool lane on 93S.
The T sent a relief bus to pick up the evacuees.
Around 11:40 p.m. outside 50 Medford St., by two guys who came up behind him, robbed him of cash, then ran into the project. He suffered a small cut to the hand. One of the suspects was white, in his mid-20s and wearing a white T-shirt.
Mayor Walsh's office announced tonight that Boston has signed a "Surrounding Community Agreement" that includes $68 million worth of payments to the city over the next 15 years and an effort to spend at least $20 million a year with Boston businesses over the same period.
The agreement marks the end of the city's increasingly futile court challenges to the Wynn casino on a parcel in neighboring Everett. Read more.
Tim shows us one of the cars in a two-car crash on Leverett connector northbound around 8:30 a.m.
A gun-toting suspect twice managed to elude police in Charlestown tonight - first by running away from a Boston Police officer near the Navy Yard, then by apparently walking through the Orange Line tunnel from Community College to North Station, where he got up on the platform and disappeared. Read more.
Around 8:35 p.m. at 160 Bunker Hill St.
C. Carew admired the Christmas display in Thompson Square in Charlestown yesterday.
Boston and State Police started reopening roads and ramps around Sullivan Square around 10 a.m.
A citizen of the townie persuasion takes a photo of a broken-down craptastic table or bookshelf by the side of Medford Street in Charlestown and yawps:
This isn't Allston yuppies. Clean it up!
Rick Macomber watched the sun go down behind the Tobin Bridge.
A concerned citizen reported this morning:
What is all over the street around Sullivan Sq? It's a fine powder that's being thrown up into the air whenever making a cloud you can't see 20 feet through? Is it a chemical from a truck? There is tons of it! Please clean it up!
Cara and Christopher report a car fire on I-93 northbound at the Charlestown/Somerville line that can be smelled from the Community College T stop and which now has traffic backed to the tunnel.