The Boston Fire Department ordered residents out of the four-story building at 175 Maverick St. after a rear brick wall undergoing some work began to collapse around 3 p.m. A few minutes later, fire commanders decided to get residents of 177 Maverick to leave as well.
Workers getting off the last train at Maverick could have a place to get some tacos if the Boston Licensing Board approves a 2 a.m. closing time for Taqueria Cancun, 192 1/2 Sumner St.
But if the board votes Thursday to extend the restaurant's closing time from the current 11:30 p.m., owner Jose Torres will have issues with landlady Maria Salgado, who attended the board's hearing this morning with a lawyer to voice her opposition because of the potential impact on the residential tenants in the two floors above the restaurant. Read more.
Boston Police report a woman walking on the East Boston Greenway near Sumner Street was attacked around 8:30 a.m. on Monday.
According to the victim, the suspect approached her from behind and indecently assaulted her and then fled on foot. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male believed to be in his early twenties, approximately 5â€™6â€ť to 5â€™8â€ť tall, thin build, clean cut, short dark hair, wearing a plain gray t-shirt, black running pants and black sneakers.
The T says it's busing passengers between Bowdoin and Airport - except Bowdoin riders are supposed to catch the bus at Government Center - due to a bomb threat that shut Maverick station around 5:30 p.m.
Update: Around 6:48 p.m., Transit Police completed their sweep of the station and re-opened it for service.
Boston firefighters are at the Boston Harbor Marina off Marginal Street, where a 16-foot boat erupted into flames around 10:15 a.m. One person suffered burns.
Paul Nutting captured the scene from across the harbor.
Around 11:15 p.m. on Monmouth Street near Marion. Two black men, dressed in black, one brandishing a large knife, drove off with the man's brown, 2005 Chrysler Sebring, Mass. registration 1AF 243.
One of the first of East Boston's waterfront luxury buildings is going up. Today, the white crane lifted up a segment of red framing to the top of the red crane, where workers bolted it to the boom to make it longer.
A Phoenix man who may have been a repeat meth trafficker was arrested yesterday in a Logan Airport men's room with a pound of meth in a checked bag, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
State Police already had their eye on alleged meth dealer Micah Gibson, 38, when he arrived on a Delta flight at Terminal A yesterday morning, the DA's office reports: Read more.
The Forward's Martyna Starosta visited the New England Casket Co. in East Boston for a look at how Jewish caskets are changing. They're still all wood - workers go over caskets with a metal detector to make sure - but they're not all plain pine boxes anymore.
The Boston Fire Department reports what turned into a two-alarm fire at 195 Condor St. sent one resident to the hospital with smoke inhalation and one firefighter with heat exhaustion.
The department says seven residents were displaced by the fire, reported around 5 p.m. Damage was estimated at $100,000. The cause is under investigation.
Somebody is not going to be very happy when they get home to Trenton Street in East Boston today, Josh Deering shows us.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out around 12:25 a.m. and spread in the walls of 184 Marion St. displaced two adults and three children.
There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.