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.
Nick Cosky was taking a long-exposure photo of the Zakim from North Point Park in Cambridge when a plane flew by last night.
A concerned citizen is goblinsmacked over this Halloween decoration at High and School streets in Charlestown:
Halloween decorations completely blocking the sidewalk.
A Charlestown man who's served federal time for beating up two park rangers near the Bunker Hill Monument is in trouble with the law again - this time on charges he held up a local bank and convenience store. Read more.
The Boston Housing Authority said today it's chosen Corcoran Jennison of Dorchester to completely rebuild and expand the Bunker Hill development into a mixed-income community. Read more.
The Globe reports the city of Boston has filed a second lawsuit to try to block the Wynn casino - this time focusing on environmental and Sullivan Square traffic concerns, rather than the alleged corruption angle that was getting laughed out of court.