Downtown

By - 10/16/17 - 7:41 pm
Sunset over the Zakim Bridge

Jon Skarin watched the sun go down over the Zakim and downtown Boston tonight. Read more.

By - 10/16/17 - 5:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting James Graham, 55, after he allegedly showed a clerk a knife and then grabbed a fistful of cash out of the register around 4:30 p.m. yesterday at the 7-Eleven next to the State Street entrance to the Aquarium T stop.

By - 10/13/17 - 12:03 pm
Taylor

Transit Police report arresting Rosba Taylor, 25, of Lynn, on gun charges Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to get onto the T at Haymarket without paying.

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By - 10/12/17 - 5:56 pm

The day after the news broke that the MBTA has the most delayed commuter-rail system in the US comes news that numerous trains on different lines out of South Station are delayed this afternoon.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:36 pm

Stabbed in the leg at West and Tremont streets around 9:30 p.m.

By - 10/7/17 - 6:27 pm
Sunset over Roxbury

Celtkicks got to watch the sun go down over Roxbury.

Stephen Yale watched the progression of colors over downtown from East Boston: Read more.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:13 pm
Anti-Columbus protesters in downtown Boston

Pilotblock watched a march through Downtown Crossing today by protesters who want to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

By - 10/6/17 - 10:05 am

CORRECTION: The candidates will have two debates after all - they agreed to a second one on Oct. 11.

After both sides agreed not to scab out at a WBZ debate, we're left with just a single mayoral debate, at WGBH's studios on the 10th (and now a second one the next night at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury). Tito asked Marty for at least four total debates. One of Marty's minions replied, basically: Yeah, right.

Speaking of Walsh opponents, John Connolly popped up this week ... Read more.

By - 10/5/17 - 10:33 am
Raising the King Triton in Boston Harbor

Justin Thompson - and a lot of other people - watched a crew raising the King Triton from the briny shallow near the Northern Avenue Bridge where it sank on Tuesday.

"The cause of the sinking is under investigation," the Coast Guard reports.

By - 10/5/17 - 9:17 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 10/4/17 - 1:54 pm
King Triton, a barge that sank where Fort Point Channel meets Boston Harbor

The Curse of the Northern Avenue Bridge strikes again: Lauri Howe Barrett shows us the King Triton, a former buoy tender that sank near the decrepit old bridge the other day.

By - 10/2/17 - 3:57 pm

Four former employees at the Haymarket RMV branch and an accomplice are agreeing to plead guilty to charges they worked with two other people to issue licenses to people they knew were using fake papers, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 11:04 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that cities that want to tear down parks to put up schools or other buildings have to first get the approval of the state legislature.

A significant piece of the ruling consists of the justices considering how the situation in Westfield - where a school was proposed to replace a playground - differed from that of Boston's Long Wharf, where the BRA/BPDA wants to convert a large open-air shelter currently open to the public into a restaurant. Read more.

By - 9/29/17 - 8:02 pm
Webster Bank suspect

A man who'd taken to robbing a different Boston-area bank once a month was arrested today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 7:56 pm
Cool sunset

Rob Littlefield watched the sun go down over Boston this evening.

Matt Frank, also watched the sun go down, over downtown Boston from a Chelsea shipyard: Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 12:12 pm
Newtonian label

One of the labels in question.

A Newton craft brewery that lets customers create their own beers and a Boston marketing firm are suing each other over a six-month marketing contract they signed in January. Read more.

By - 9/27/17 - 9:42 am

A Red Line train that pulled into South Station refused to leave and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA announces.

By - 9/27/17 - 8:54 am
Lydia Edwards

David Bernstein writes that the interesting news in last night's results were not in the race for mayor - which surprised no one - but in the council races, which could mean two black women joining the council in January - possibly alongside incumbent minority councilors Ayanna Pressley and Michelle Wu (at large) and Andrea Campbell (Dorchester). Read more.

By - 9/26/17 - 9:59 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a Title IX lawsuit against Emerson College, saying the college properly investigated a student's rape and harassment allegations that Boston and Cambridge police found not credible. Read more.

By - 9/26/17 - 9:17 pm

UPDATED at 10:05 p.m.

Mayor Marty Walsh will face off against City Councilor Tito Jackson in the November elections, according to preliminary results from the city elections department. Jackson will his work cut out for him: Walsh is leading by a better than 2-1 margin. Read more.