The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday considers a proposal for a package store that would specialize in beer and wine from the Caribbean, Cape Verde and other "exotic" locales. Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter alerts us to a roughly 230-year-old, 13-star American flag now on display at the Commonwealth Museum on Columbia Point.
Licensing Board votes "no violation" by auditorium.
Boston Police and a manager at the Russell Auditorium say a man stabbed repeatedly outside the Talbot Avenue facility on May 7 was apparently attacked in revenge for a rape for which he was convicted about five years ago. Read more.
A federal judge yesterday sentenced Shayne Parker to five years in prison for interstate transportation of firearms and being a felon in possession of ammunition, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Globe talks to his relatives and teachers, who described a happy kid who "didn't know anything about the streets," and who never missed a day of school and worked hard to get As.
Boston firefighters responded around 1:20 p.m. to a fire at 93 Park St. in Dorchester that went to four alarms before it was knocked down. The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries.
Boston Police report a 17-year-old is dead from a barrage around 1:15 p.m. outside Burke High School this afternoon that also injured two other teens and a woman in her 60s.
City Council President Michelle Wu ended today's council meeting by announcing the shootings.
The annual neighborhood celebration wended its way up Dorchester Avenue today.
Some of the musicians prepared for the rain that mostly didn't fall: Read more.
The Herald reported yesterday that a Dorchester man had posted a video to Twitter in which he threatened to kill EMTs and police officers he felt were harassing him.
A Boston EMS supervisor who saw the video and text threats says that when he reported it to Twitter, somebody at the network responded: Read more.
Around 11:30 p.m., in the leg, inside 34 Franklin Hill Ave. Her injuries were not considered life threatening.
On Tuesday, police and Aquarium biologists investigated the remains of a basking shark in the Reserve Channel. This morning, Nichole spotted what appeared to be the same shark floating in the water off the JFK Library on Columbia Point.
Boston Police report they are investigating two indecent assaults that happened within 15 minutes of each other in the area of Columbia Road and Richfield Street.
Around 6:15 a.m. a woman was approached from behind by a man who groped her and then ran down Richfield, police say. About 15 minutes later, another woman was attacked in the same manner and area, they add.
Arthur Samuels, who once ran Bank of America's Fields Corner branch, was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison and ordered to pay $2.2 million in restitution for his role in Michael David Scott's scheme to suck money out of banks with fraudulent real-estate purchases in 2007 and 2008, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
National Geographic reports on the uncertain future of the giant map that used to sit in the old Federal Reserve building downtown but which now is the first thing visitors see in the lobby of the Boston Globe's soon to be vacated Morrissey Boulevard headquarters.