Kevin spotted this mostly buried snow-removal ad in the Baker Square condo complex in Dorchester Lower Mills today.
Boston firefighters were able to quickly battle a fire on Abbot Street yesterday thanks to a local resident who had shoveled out the hydrant across the street after the latest snow.
Boston Police, who arrived at 23 Abbot St. along with firefighters, praised Randle Roache
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years.
A roving UHub photographer spotted this box atop a snow mound next to a parking space in Grove Hall this morning.
The T just announced it's restored service between JFK/UMass and Ashmont. Braintree? That's another story.
See all those people? They're waiting for an Orange Line shuttle bus at Malden Center. "Shuttle bus line is MASSIVE!" Rich reports.
On the more frostbitten segments of the T today, riders slowly shuffled through long lines for shuttle buses. The luckier ones boarded one of the growing number of big charter buses the T has hired, such as these buses that Marta spotted at JFK/UMass for the ride to Quincy and Braintree:
Quincy Quarry shows us how slowly plows have to go down his narrowed Dorchester street just to avoid taking out a car or two.
The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed a charge of marijuana possession with intent to distribute against a Dorchester teenager found with 13 small bags of pot in his pants in 2012.
In the area of Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner, Mayor Walsh said.
The T posted this video of a mighty jet-powered Snowzilla ruthlessly blowing snow on the Red Line near JFK/UMass this morning.
Dev spotted this stern space saver on Cushing Avenue in Dorchester last night.
With particularly frigid temps expected, the MBTA says riders should brace for subway delays tomorrow.
For tomorrow, sub-zero conditions and wind chills as low as minus 20 will likely affect aging trainsâ€™ propulsion systems. While the MBTA will work hard to provide regular weekday service, customers are strongly encouraged to stay updated on delays and service interruptions via mbta.com or on twitter @mbta.
Around noon, according to Transit Police, who add that nobody was hit. The gunfire remains under investigation, police say.
The Jaded Gardener reports:
Overheard at Dorchester Stop & Shop, "Not the fat free cheese, this is the Super Bowl dammit!"
A question from a Dorchester resident who came home to find her space-saving beach chair trapped under somebody else's car got fellow Dorchester resident Tracy Scott to thinking - and expounding. Over the course of a couple of hours on Twitter yesterday, she set down the basic principles of Boston space saving - and answered questions from skeptics. What follows is an edited version of her thoughts and her answers to those questions.
Caroline Cruise of Dorchester asks:
What's the parking etiquette here: someone parked right on top of my space saver. Beach chair is trapped under their car.
Oh, ouch: A peeved Dorchester citizen complains about conditions on Woodcliff Street:
Please plow my street when Thomas Menino was alive we would have never experienced nothing like this I am so disappointed and I voted for you!! There are seniors in all the houses and nobody cares.
Meanwhile, a Bay Village citizen turns to the classics to express concern about a crossing that is not only unplowed but has snow piled higher than most people's heads:
Boston Police report arresting a man they say broke into a home on Greenwich Street in Dorchester early this morning only to fall asleep on a comfy couch after the homeowner locked him into her son's room.
According to police, after using a chain and padlock around 4 a.m. to ensure the burglar didn't go anywhere, the elderly homeowner went down to District C-11 to report the unwanted presence:
UPDATE: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the woman died.
The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. and went to two alarms before being brought under control. The cause is under investigation.