This is from an engineer's report on the proposed Southwest Expressway and Inner Belt that was killed in 1971 and shows the view from above what is now the Reggie Lewis Center looking towards the interchange of the two highways at what is now Ruggles.Read more
Huran Delismail, 22, was charged today with smashing into a pole early this morning at the Riverway and Brookline Avenue and sending his three passengers to local ERs - one with injures that were considered life threatening - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.Read more
Around 10:40 p.m. Police and paramedics found him in a car at Washington and E. Lenox streets.Read more
Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.Read more
Around 10:45 a.m. at Gerard and Island streets, behind the Roundhouse hotel.Read more
Shaun Harrison, 55, a minister and counselor in Boston schools, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 today at his arraignment on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony ... ...Read more
UPDATE: Mayor Walsh also got involved. His Roxbury liaison, Kaira Fox e-mailed neighborhood groups and other elected officials on Friday: "I wanted to let you know, the Mayor has heard the complaints and reached out to Clear Channel personnally to ask that they change the billboard. The City does not have control over the content of Billboards, but agrees this is in very poor taste...Read more
photo credit Faith Ninivaggi
Hundreds of protesters marched from Mattapan Square to Dudley Station yesterday, chanting slogans in a peaceful show of solidarity with activists in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray.
Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Walnut between Martin Luther King Boulevard behind Malcolm X Park and the Lewis School.Read more
A former Boston cop got a year's probation and a $2,000 fine after admitting he lied to FBI agents investigating whether he had given information about an ongoing investigation of the the Academy Homes Street gang in Roxbury to a member of the gang.
Mel Steele, 36, was a member of the BPD's Youth Violence Task Force - its gang unit - who was also...Read more
The Boston Licensing Board today rejected a request by one Blue Hill Avenue liquor store to sell nips and approved the sale of another store near that one on the condition its new owners not sell the tiny bottles, either.
The board sided with residents and elected officials who urged rejection of a request by Blue Hill Liquors, 108 Blue Hill Ave. to sell the...Read more