Transit Police report a man on the inbound Fitchburg Line tracks near Park Street was hit and killed by a train around 12:20 p.m.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending opening of a new outlet that sells bagels and donuts.
No word if they will also sell arancini, pancakes, certain Chinese sticky buns and sourdough bread, but they should. And then they could call it Round the World or something.
Derek Kouyoumjian spotted this enticing offer on Summer Street in Somerville this morning.
The T says only "minor" delays into town on the Red Line as a result.
By 4:45 p.m., the Somerville Stop & Shop was basically out of guacamole, Frank Solensky discovered.
Goddess of Art & War spotted this map and dots in the Davis Square Red Line stop.
And you know, if the thing stays, somebody's going to apply lots of blue and yellow dots, just because.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone today vowed to continue protecting immigrant families - including enforcing local edicts barring police from turning people into ICE for minor infractions - even at the risk of losing millions in federal aid.
Walsh vowed to use Boston City Hall itself as a sanctuary for immigrants threatened by the federal government if necessary. Read more.
Ling-Mei Wong tries out Manoa Poke Shop, a new Somerville restaurant offering Hawaiian raw-fish poke bowls. Don't worry: They also have vegetarian, chicken and pork dishes.
Mark Novak convinced him to pose for a photo tonight.
Comcast subscribers in Cambridge and Somerville are reporting they're Internet-less at this hour, although they still have TV. Dani B. reports he got a 10 p.m. restoration estimate.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
Robin reports on an incident last night on Highland Road:
I had no idea why there were at least three police SUVs parked there w/their blue lights on as I came walking down from Highland Ave., until I saw the two guys in handcuffs and the rather large piles of packages, mostly from Amazon, piled up on the sidewalk in front of my place ...