The Boston Licensing Board today granted liquor licenses to restaurants across the city it determined met a "public need" - and rejected requests from others they ruled did not. Read more.
Charles Larner, who owns Pier 6 in the Charlestown Navy Yard, said today he'd hire a "launch boat" to offer free shuttle service between the that restaurant and the one he wants to build on the East Boston waterfront - and that he would look to eventually expand the boat runs to other waterfront neighborhoods. Read more.
On Wednesday, the Boston Licensing Board hears the first 14 requests it has for the five "unrestricted" liquor licenses that became available Sept. 1 and which holders can borrow against and then resell. Read more.
UPDATE: Trains began running again around 9:20, but with the ever popular residual delays.
Tim Lawrence is among the people who showed up at Maverick Square this morning figuring they'd get downtown pretty quickly. But that was before the Blue Line developed what the T calls "a power problem" and now there are the dreaded "severe" delays. Read more.
A concerned citizen reports this couch is just sitting on the rocks off LoPresti Park in East Boston.
Two people who had just arrived from El Paso, TX died early this morning when a Swampscott man rear-ended their Hampton Inn van on Rte. 1A just outside Logan Airport, State Police report. Read more.
Police responding to reports of a large fight behind the Shaw's, 246 Border St., around 5:10 p.m. found one man stabbed and another with a head injury.
UPDATE: Helicopters are buzzing the area around Egleston Square as well.
Once again, reports are flooding into Helicopter Central here of low-flying, buzzing, really loud choppers just making loops around Boston Harbor, from Logan to Aquarium and back again, over and over again, so we're going to assume they're part of the same mysterious Pentagon/police training exercises we're not supposed to know about, except it's kind of hard to ignore giant blacked out eggbeaters roaring over your heads. Read more.
Around 2 a.m. outside a hotel on McClellan Highway, WFXT reports.
Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 7 a.m. at 214 Paris St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
John spotted this Trump-approved cart thing puttering along an East Boston street this morning.