Yes, there are military-type helicopters flitting all over downtown, the South End and the harbor tonight. Boston Police acknowledge they're part of some training exercise involving the Defense Department and local police that BPD was really hoping nobody would notice, except it's hard to keep the local twitterati quiet when helicopters are afoot.
Kristie Helms watched the sunset over downtown from an island in Boston Harbor this evening.
A train bought its last produce at Haymarket this rush hour and now riders heading towards Oak Grove are wondering if they'll ever return.
UPDATE: Driver faces charges.
A driver from Needham in a New Jersey car hit at least three pedestrians around noon at School and Washington streets downtown, then got out of her car and ran away.
WalkBoston reports that one of the first people at the scene was a man dressed as a Minuteman, who opened the car's driver-side door - only to see the woman driver bound away. When police arrived, he pointed out her direction of flight. Read more.
The luck of the Irish may have run out for the Greatest Bar on Friend Street early on June 5. Read more.
Among the people on a Red Line train that gave up the ghost between Broadway and South Station this morning: former state Transportation Secretary Jim Aloisi, who reports: Read more.
He was one of those people most of us never paid much attention to. But to the people who regularly walked Tremont Street in front of the Granary Burying Ground, George was a friend, always quick with a "good morning" or "good night."
Damaskin looked down on a Boston Common sidewalk this morning.
He was found at Summer and High streets, shortly before 10:50 p.m.
John Gage kept his eye to the sky shortly before 6 p.m. today.
Urban Liberty ponders all the parking spaces the developer of the proposed mixed-use complex above South Station wants to put in.
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