Brigham and Women's Hospital is notifying 999 neurology and neurosurgery patients that their medical information may have been on a laptop and cell phone stolen from a doctor in an armed robbery on Sept. 24.
The Boston Business Journal reports the Globe has narrowed its search for a new headquarters to two locations in Charlestown - including the Schrafft's building - and the Landmark Center in the Fenway.
A DCR worker discovered a man's body in the Muddy River in the area of the Bowker overpass around 10 a.m. today, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
A tentative identification has been made based on a missing-person's report, the DA's office says, adding foul play does not appear to have been involved.
Michael Halle watched Tom Menino's hearse pass by Fenway Park on its way from Faneuil Hall to Hyde Park today.
The Boston Fire Department reports a four-alarm fire at 877 Beacon St. early this morning did an estimated $3 million in damage, forced the evacuation of residents of neighboring buildings and injured two firefighters.
Firefighters responded at 1:25 a.m. to the building, which housed offices, not apartments. The department says that while residents were evacuated - MBTA buses were brought in to give them shelter - firewalls between the buildings held, preventing the fire from spreading. Residents were allowed back in around 4:30 a.m.
MIT reports both it and the Lambda Chi Alpha national fraternity have banned the local chapter, Lambda Zeta, 99 Bay State Rd. in Boston, for five years for "conduct that does not support the fraternity’s priority of providing a healthy chapter environment for its members."
The MBTA holds a meeting Thursday on a proposal to "consolidate the BU West, St. Paul, Babcock, and Pleasant stops into two fully accessible stations that will help reduce travel times and improve safety."
The session begins at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon room at the BPL main library in Copley Square.
UPDATE: After shutting off the gas to the entire building, National Grid said residents - many Northeastern students - could return inside, but that they won't have any gas until after repairs are made tomorrow.
204 Hemenway St., around 9:45 p.m. Both Boston Fire and National Grid teams are on scene.
He's not really working for any charity, the mayor's office reports.
Two men got into a fight around 9:30 p.m. on Boylston Street near Ipswich. When it was over, one man was on the way to a local hospital with stab wounds, the other was on his way in the Back Bay Fens, possibly with an eye injured in the altercation.
Stanley Staco reports several students were robbed by three men with guns around 2 a.m. near Clemente Field.
A concerned citizen could take it no more and went out in the rain last night to chronicle the fact that one of those welcome signs still has Tom Menino's name on it.
Update, 9:15 p.m. NStar reports more than 2,500 customers in Boston and Brookline have no power.
An NStar transformer in an underground vault along Beacon Street self-immolated shortly before 8 p.m., plunging many of the blocks around into darkness. Power in both Boston and Brookline was affected; fire officials refrained from exclaiming "oy, the vault!" but they were probably thinking it.
The BSO posted these clips from Andris Nelsons's debut as its music director.
Ric Duarte was among commuters who had plenty of time this morning to consider the impressive sardine-canning of a truck whose driver learned the Bowker Overpass is not meant for his ilk.
Antoinette Antonio reports the box truck is wedged in nice and tight, so it's going to take some work to get it out.
State Police report the driver suffered minor injuries.
Blauer Manufacturing, based in the Fenway, holds two