The Boston Licensing Board this week will decide whether to revoke Pho So 1's liquor license - or possibly even shut the restaurant completely - because police keep finding it open and serving beer way after its licensed 10 p.m. closing time. Read more.
Mayor Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley today unveiled a proposal to add 152 new liquor licenses aimed mainly at helping out start-up restaurants in outer neighborhoods.
But their proposal, which would require approval by the state legislature and the governor, would also grant the city the power to give an "umbrella" license to any development of more than 500,000 square feet, such as the South Bay Town Center project now under construction in Dorchester and the Seaport Square development in South Boston. Read more.
Mass Media reports a UMass freshman who fell from the third floor of the Campus Center on Feb. 28 died two days later.
Boston Police are seeking a man in connection with the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Lauren Maloney spotted the brush fire at Granite Avenue around noon.
Boston firefighters are at 29 Myrtlebank Avenue, where a second-floor, rear porch erupted in flames around 5:50 p.m.
State Police say they continue to investigate the incident, in which they say Correia made it across the southbound side of I-93 before getting hit on the northbound side just past Columbia Road.
A multi-car crash around 9:45 p.m. on Gallivan Boulevard at the trolley bridge left one car in flames, several people possibly injured and the road shut.
Federal officials yesterday charged Arif Ali Sha, 66, with selling counterfeit goods out of stores in Dorchester, East Boston and Chelsea for ten years. Read more.
An official at UMass Boston says the school is trying to stamp out white-supremacy posters that have been appearing on campus in recent days. Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter reports the money will keep the Mattapan Line's historic trolleys running while the T figures out what to do to maintain service in the long run.
Around 3:15 p.m. at Woodrow Terrace and Jones Avenue.
Around 3:10 p.m. on Fairmount Street at Milton Avenue. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
Boston Police report a man driving a minivan reported stolen in Quincy last night crashed head on into an MBTA bus stopped at Talbot Avenue and Lithgow Street around 9:50 a.m.
The driver was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The T driver and four passengers were also taken to local hospitals for care of non-life-threatening injuries.
Around 5 p.m. at Talbot Avenue and Aspinwall Road (at least one spent shell recovered) and on Adams Street near Robinson Street and Ronan Park.