By - 9/19/13 - 7:36 am

The ADL wants an investigation, WBZ reports.

By - 9/18/13 - 3:07 pm

Incoming Celtics player Kelly Olynyk will help the T inaugurate the first electronic signboard to let you know the next trolley is approaching/arriving, in a ceremony tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Kenmore station.

For the first time on the Green Line, electronic message boards will provide "Next Train" information.

The T says it will explain exactly what that means at the ceremony.

Olynyk, who went... Read more

By - 9/18/13 - 11:05 am

The Red Sox and LiveNation said today they're planning on three nights of country and rock music at Fenway Park next August.

Larry Cancro, senior vice president of Fenway affairs for the Sox, said the two concerns are still negotiating with potential country and rock performers for the Aug. 7, 8 and 9 dates, but said a final decision could be announced before the Christmas... Read more

By - 9/12/13 - 10:49 pm

Four of the five candidates running to take Mike Ross's place on the City Council said tonight it's way past time for the city to give District 8 more elementary schools.

The fifth candidate, Angelica Addivinola might have agreed as well, but she didn't attend a forum sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay at the Copley Square library. The field will... Read more

By - 9/12/13 - 12:03 am

Shortly after 11:30 p.m. at Phi Sigma Kappa, 487 Commonwealth Ave., according to Boston EMS Incidents.

UPDATE: The Globe reports he is 18 and is expected to survive.... Read more

By - 9/11/13 - 12:51 pm

Who moved my cone?!?

On a day with an official heat advisory, somebody on Bay State Road in BUville is clearly already getting ready for winter by putting out a cone. Or maybe they do things differently on Lawn Guyland or wherever the cardboard writer is from and cones... Read more

By - 9/9/13 - 7:50 am

Boston Police report they are looking for three men who got out of a car in Audubon Circle around 2:50 a.m. Saturday to pummel a BU student who objected to them trying to run him down as he crossed the street.

"The victim stated the suspects assaulted him by punching and kicking him," police say, adding he was taken to Brigham and Women's in... Read more

By - 9/4/13 - 1:20 pm

The Globe reports on a Boston Licensing Board hearing on the fatal and two non-fatal ODs at the Fenway music hall.

You'll also see reports on the evening news tonight.

Meanwhile, around 10:15 this morning, police had to block traffic in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Dorchester so an ambulance could get to a woman suffering an apparent... Read more

By - 9/3/13 - 1:28 pm
Tanker almost hits overpass on Storrow Drive

Unluckily for him, Brian Clarke wound up right behind this tanker truck around 1 p.m. on Storrow Drive. Luckily for him, the driver stopped before proving that you can't drive a truck under a train bridge under a car bridge while a plane flies overhead.

Ed. note: Even though it doesn't seem like the tank is filled with anything flammable, can you imagine how... Read more

By - 9/2/13 - 8:49 pm

Sarah Galvez asks:

Looking for a reasonably priced tailor for a dress alteration in Fenway/Back Bay. Any suggestions?

By - 8/31/13 - 6:54 pm

Good God, Lion!

About the only thing that could improve this coffee table would be a large leg lamp standing next to it.

Jeremy Sarna captured the table, no doubt snapped up moments later, at the corner of Queensbury and Jersey, where, he notes, "every day is... Read more

By - 8/28/13 - 2:46 pm

Boston Police report officers called to the hall around 12:45 a.m. today found:

Three individuals, unknown to each other, had been transported to Beth Israel Hospital. The victims appeared to be suffering from an overdose from an unknown substance. One adult female victim was later pronounced deceased. Another adult female victim and adult male victim are currently listed in serious condition.

Sorry, Zedd... Read more

By - 8/27/13 - 1:17 pm

Injured osprey loaded into Animal Control wagon

Courtney Allender was on scene on Boylston Street this morning when firefighters blocked traffic for an injured osprey until animal control could arrive and take it away for treatment. More photos of the rescue.... Read more

By - 8/16/13 - 10:08 pm

As promised, Patch began to lay off 40% of its staff today. Gone locally, that we know of: Sara Jacobi, editor of the South End and Fenway/Kenmore Patch sites, Becca Manning, at the Charlestown and North End sites, Jake O'Donnell at Back Bay and Beacon Hill and Chris Caesar at Malden.

O'Donnell reports that he and Jacobi, at least, were told their... Read more

By - 8/15/13 - 1:31 pm

It was just like every other day at Longwood Medical Area Station: waiting 20+ minutes until one of the "every 8 minutes" Heath St trains showed up at 12:10. On cue, a green sardine can came hurtling towards me, but then proceeded all the way up to the intersection before speeding off and blowing it's horn. That was certainly not typical. From my knowledge of... Read more

By - 8/15/13 - 12:13 pm

The Huntington News reports on a recent arrest at Northeastern:

A man, not affiliated with the university, approached an officer and claimed that he worked for the US Government agency called "Black Ops", and was assigned to count every toilet on campus. As the officer began to question the man, he assaulted the officer.

... Read more
By - 8/10/13 - 11:49 pm

Turns out Bey was in town for her boy Jay Z's duet with that other guy at Fenway tonight. Stanley Staco reports she got as snagged by post-concert traffic as everybody else in greater Kenmore:

FENWAY: Mult Boston Police CycleDiv units Setting up to move Jay Z + Beyonce outa Fenway Area, Lansdowne St now Gridlocked - Avoid Area.

FENWAY: Jay Z + Beyonce

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By - 8/4/13 - 11:33 pm

Guy in a sleeping bag

A creeped-out citizen complains about this sight yesterday in the Fens:

Fenway garden, Man in red sleeping bag - passed out or dead? 911 called an hour ago, commissioner Ed Davis: listening?

The city replies today:

Case Noted. Emergency shelter commission

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By - 8/2/13 - 12:10 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating an incident shortly after midnight on Thursday in which two gunman burst into an apartment at 65 Westland Ave., beat the occupants, then left with money.

Both suspects were black, police say, adding:

One of the suspects is described as being approximately 6'2" wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with black writing on the front, blue jeans, and

... Read more