The sign went up last week: The large parking lot across from the Forest Hills T stop closes for good on Jan. 24 as workers begin preparing the site for construction of a 250-unit apartment complex. Read more.
If you stand in just the right spot in the English High School lobby, it sure looks like the astronaut is giving the classical warrior some bunny ears.
Also call if you have a migraine. Seen on the train, in Jamaica Plain.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a desiccated Orange Line train at Stony Brook.
At 4:33 p.m., somebody sent 311 this photo of a space saver on Forbes Street in JP and demanded the city do something about it:
Someone clearly did not shovel this apt but is taking an ownership of the spot. Please remove this trash can and let the owner know that s/he cannot do that.
State officials said tonight that the delayed Casey Overpass replacement project is just three weeks away from being fully opened to motorists. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Donte Henley, 27, and Josiah Zachery, 21, of second-degree murder for the shooting death of Kenny Lamour as he worked on a crew clearing snow on Centre Street near the Arborway after a blizzard in February, 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
MassDOT reports crews will shut the intersection of South and New Washington streets in Forest Hills this weekend for work related to the Casey Overpass replacement project. Read more.
The island at the north end of Jamaica Pond faded in and out of view during the rain late this morning.
Closer to shore, the coots were as plain as the rain rolling off their backs: Read more.
Around 11:25 p.m., gunfire was reported on Horan Way in the Mildred Hailey Apartments (the former Bromley-Heath). At least one bullet was fired into an apartment on Heath Street.
WBZ reports on the incident this afternoon on School Street - in which a police officer fired a shot at the fleeing gunman's car, a white Audi, after the driver backed into him. He was not seriously injured.
Jamaica Plain News reports the planned spring opening of Carrot Flower at 703 Centre St., where the Cobwebs antique store is closing.
A pair of herons were hanging out on the higher branches on the little island at the north end of Jamaica Pond today. Read more.
For the first time in some 20 years, the Harvest Co-op Markets, which has stores in Central Square and Forest Hills, is having a contested election for its board of directors - 12 candidates running for 5 open seats - which might have something to do with the co-op's currently precarious financial condition.