Kate Estrop found this stuffed animal riding the E Line all alone tonight, wonders if it belongs to somebody.
Robert Alvarez spotted this request on a fence outside a construction site on Green Street across from Chestnut Avenue in Jamaica Plain today.
Jamaica Plain developers who have largely looked to vacant parcels or old commercial and industrial buildings to increase the number of housing units in the neighborhood are now eying single-family homes. Read more.
Stephen M. came upon the remains of a car around 2:45 p.m. on South Huntington Avenue at Bynner Street.
Around 12:40 a.m., in a car near the Hennigan School on Heath Street, possibly in the area of Grotto Glen Road and Day Street. Police found the victims at a local emergency room, where somebody had driven them.
Federal officials today charged Bruce Smith, currently a detective assigned to District E-13 in Jamaica Plain, with making false statements to the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security and unlawfully entering a secure airport area with intent to evade security requirements, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved a developer's plan to replace the current Laz parking lot across from the Forest Hills T stop with three six-story apartment buildings.
Criterion Development agreed to set aside 20% of the units as affordable - the city requires only 13%. Read more.
In the area of 154 Heath St., around 12:10 a.m.
UPDATE: NBC Boston reports the victim is 8. She is expected to recover.
That's probably no big news for people used to wildlife, but to us confirmed city dwellers, well, you learn something every day. On a walk around Jamaica Pond this afternoon, I spotted this smallish duck come in over the water and land near some other ducks and ducklings. As it came in, it seemed to be whistling, rather than quacking.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports on the proposal for 54A Hyde Park Ave., next to where that new apartment building (the little one, across from the T parking lot) is going in, near Weld Hill St.
Spotted today at the Forest Hills T stop. The Staples just down Washington in Roslindale, of course, closed a few days ago.
Around 6:15 p.m. at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street, right in front of the Egleston House of Pizza.
This morning, Shamus Moynihan spotted a Honda Fit, on South Huntington Avenue outside the VA Hospital, whose owner won't be going anywhere soon.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports La Rana Rossa cafe and pizza place, which opened last year on Green Street, is closing forever on June 16.
The Arnold Arboretum teased us yesterday, saying helium balloons would be meandering above Weld Hill between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as part of a "cool research project."
Now this is nuts: Jennifer Costa reports the T had to evacuate an Orange Line car at Jackson Square this morning after a squirrel boarded and began running all over the car.