UPDATE: A Boston Municipal Court judge set bail at $10,000 - the amount requested by prosecutors, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adds Stoughton Police ordered him to turn over all of the 17 guns he's registered to own, while the case is pending.
â€” Matt Karolian (@mkarolian) January 25, 2015
Karolian reports this was heading onto the Zakim, adds:
Wish I had sound, made an impressive thump followed by impressive screams from the future Mrs....Read more
WTF, just saw a graybeard in a polo doing his own Haystack by hawking his space for $20 on Boylston outside Machine.
I think he had an Infiniti SUV. Wish I knew if the...Read more
A peeved citizen complains about a situation on South Street this afternoon:
This car doesn't have a resident sticker and is in a resident spot. I approached her bc I have a resident sticker and was waiting for a spot to open up. She basically told me "so what, not my problem, I have an appointment". Please send meter maid and ticket! Didn't make...Read more
This site has video of a Somerville cop who just walks back and forth in a crosswalk, signaling drivers who don't stop for him to a uniformed cop in a nearby cruiser, who then pulls the Massholes over and issues them citations. For some reason, the site thinks trying to keep drivers from plowing into pedestrians who have the right of way is wrong....Read more
A concerned citizen complains about South Street in Roslindale Square by the wallpaper store now that the street has a bicycle lane:
When a car is stopped for a pedestrian at this crosswalk, other motorists will often illegally use part of the bike lane to overtake - I've seen numerous almost-collisions at this location. This is a high pedestrian area. This needs to be...Read more
So this out of towner makes the mistake of parking on Oakview Terrace in JP last night and makes the further mistake of telling the local to be more careful the next time he parks after he bops into her car with his. And then she comes out later and finds a threatening note on her windshield, inside a bag with a biohazard sticker on...Read more
A concerned citizen complains about the parking habits seen on Centre Street in West Roxbury at lunchtime today:
Left car in traffic - in front of a fire hydrant, walked down to post office. 7292 MR Lexus.
So, that would be: Parking in front of a hydrant, parking too far from the curb and obstructing traffic. It's the West Roxbury trifecta!...Read more
GoddessOfCarbs shows us the SUVs of two of our fine drivers who couldn't have been bothered to clear the snow off their vehicles this morning.
Ed. note: Drove the kidlet to Forest Hills this a.m. for the bus to school, noticed that SUV drivers seem totally unaware you can get a long brush for those hard to reach places before all the snow comes...Read more
Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko noticed this interesting parking job on Warren Avenue in the South End this morning.Read more
Boston Police report somebody unfamiliar with Southie moved a sawhorse by the curb in the 400 block of W. 4 Street yesterday afternoon and parked his car.
Officers then spoke to a witness who stated he observed an unknown suspect shooting nails into the tires of the victimâ€™s motor vehicle. The suspect then took the saw horse and fled on foot towards W. Broadway...Read more
In JP, rapidly turning into Southie on the Pond, the cones came out with maybe a couple inches on the ground.
Around 10:45 p.m. in East Boston, meanwhile, police responded to an A&B call on Princeton Street: A woman was standing in a space to hold it for somebody on their way when a guy not of her acquaintance began pulling into the...Read more