Hubway will add more than 70 bike-rental stations over the next two years to the 127 it already operates in Boston, under a new contract with the city of Boston, Mayor Walsh's office said today. Read more.
On Friday at 5 p.m., DCR opened the newest section of the Neponset Greenway, a 1.3-mile stretch from near Central Avenue into Mattapan that includes the new Harvest River Bridge crossing the river between Mattapan and Milton.
If you pull into the parking lot for the Ryan Playground, on River Street, sort of opposite Gladeside Avenue in Mattapan, follow the new path into the woods, which will take you to the Greenway. Turn left and you'll soon come to the bridge, the river and the path towards Lower Mills. Read more.
Caitlin Kerrigan's first-grade class at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy in Mattapan celebrated Haitian Flag Day today with the flags and necklaces they made yesterday.
On Orlando Street around 6:30 a.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 247 Harvard St. in Dorchester at 11:50 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a four-alarm fire.
The department says one firefighter suffered a shoulder injury. It estimated damage at $500,000; the cause is under investigation.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that US Rep. Michael Capuano will spend roughly $50,000 in campaign funds to promote the Fairmount Line by letting everybody ride for free between May 8 and May 21.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Dennis Levy.
Boston Police report a man, 30, was shot at 55 Cedar St. shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The good news in a Boston Foundation report on the Fairmount Line is that a $200-million state investment in adding and improving stations and service meant a three-fold increase in ridership since 2012.
The bad news is that only means 2,257 riders on a typical weekday, because ridership in 2012 was so low - just 789. Read more.
Hazrat Khalid Khan, 56, who lives in Middletown, NY, but who co-owns 11 fried-chicken take-out places in Mattapan, Hyde Park, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brighton and Chelsea, today pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, failing to collect and pay over taxes, committing mail fraud, making false statements on a naturalization application, and committing visa fraud, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Around 4:55 p.m. on Alpine Street at River Street.
Around 2:25 p.m. on Edgewater Drive between Tesla and Topalian.
Around 6:40 p.m. on Wood Avenue at Mariposa St. The fatal-accident reconstruction and homicide units were called in, just in case.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that former House Speaker Thomas Finneran of Mattapan forfeited his right to a state pension when he pled guilty in 2007 to lying in federal court about his role in a state redistricting plan following the 2000 census. Read more.
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