Yeah, whatever happened to that?
The Huntington News has some problems of its own - but theirs are just computer related: The paper kept all its important software and licenses on a single server, and it just died:
Recently, the server hosting all software licenses, archives and fonts crashed. The News no longer has access to its contents, leaving staff to use their laptops and trial software to produce the... Read more
UPDATE: The actual Globe article ran Aug. 17, 1956. Here's a copy; the Globe has taken down the version that cause all the furor with the March 17, 2012 date.
The Globe reports (registration required).
The Huntington News reports student government has given the OK for a proposed Popeyes in the student-center space originally set aside for Chick-fil-A.
The News reports a Student Government Association poll found more support for Popeyes than two competing fried-chicken chains suggested by university officials and that Popeyes business practices gave students nothing to cluck about.... Read more
A college student was assaulted around 1 a.m. on Friday by the Silber Way footbridge, State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.
Police described her attacker as a black man between 6' and 6'4". They said the student, 18, was able to break free and escape.
Authorities said immediate evidence does not suggest a link to prior, unsolved attacks on women... Read more
Power disappeared at 7:45 at Hemenway and Westland, our East Fens correspondent reports:
Damn it, we just refilled the fridge and fixed the computers.
Drew, however, reports:
Seems highly localized. I'm maybe 200 yards away and power on here (for now, anyhow).
A Fenway resident filed this photo of the Symphony Plaza East tower on Mass. Ave. tonight:
Night watchman told me NStar warned them. Been out for an hr, expecting it back in 30 min at 9pm. I hope NStar treats our elderly with more honesty and respect than the rest of us.
NStar reports it'll be shutting off power to 8,000 customers (and remember, each "customer" could represent several people) starting around 3 a.m. to reconnect them to the power grid:
Beacon to Boylston between Kenmore & Copley.
10:05 another tantalizing 30 seconds of power but I think we're the last in the hood without it
my neighbor a block away wrote
"Lights! Hot water! Internet porn! Hallelujah!"
but we're still cold
Around 5:30, the media started reporting that NStar had restored power to everybody affected by the Blackout of 2012.
At 6:45, though, I got e-mail from a Fenway resident:
East Fens still without power at Hemenway and Westland.
NStar is lying to the Mayor's Office and the media.
The Huntington News reports some concerned dorm mates called 911 for help with a student who had been vomiting for several hours:
The student told EMTs he hit his head on the floor several hours earlier and said he has had several concussions in the past in which vomiting was a side effect. He also said he drank half a bottle of vodka earlier... Read more
Eric Andersen snapped this photo of a newly juiced up Citgo sign shortly before midnight.
Karlsie tweets from the Lansdowne Street hall that while they have yet to install the city-mandated illuminated "No moshing" signs,
Ramshackle Army announced from stage "just dancing, no moshing."
UPDATE: Kalsie tweets next up is DYS:
DYS just said "where I come fm that ain't right & I come from here " and told the crowd to "just be safe" when... Read more
Fire behind the bar. Saws in use for opening up and to gain access. No injuries at this time.
The fire, called in at 4:37 p.m., was reported knocked down around 5:10 p.m.... Read more
The Herald reports House of Blues landed before the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing yesterday for failing to break up a mosh pit at a Feb. 21 concert.
Masstreehugger took this video: "From my window looking west toward the Muddy River/Back Bay Fens Victory Gardens. The fire here is burning past the Fire Dept Communications Hdqrtrs parking lot, the wind blowing it down stream toward Boylston St."
What turned out to be a two-alarm fire on both sides of... Read more