Around 3:50 p.m. on Pulaski Avenue between Athens and West 3 streets. One person in custody.
Around 11:50 p.m. on Friday at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue. One car was hit twice, police found three shell casings in the intersection. No people hit.
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester woman on charges she threw hot coffee in a T worker's face around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.
Police say Janet Bourke, 61, of Dorchester, was trying to get into Broadway on the Red Line without paying when the worker spotted her and tried to stop her.
The Herald reports 90% of the teachers at Excel High School and and Brighton High School will be let go as of March 1 - although they will be allowed to re-apply for their jobs - as BPS tries to right the schools, which have struggled with test scores.
The Globe reports the new owners of the massive Seaport Square land have Xed out longstanding plans for a park in the middle of the property and will instead give the BPDA plans for a walkway from Summer Street to the water that will be "narrower but longer, and friendlier to foot traffic."
The Boston Business Journal reports that both Legal Sea Foods and Live Nation, which operates the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, are loudly protesting a cit/state proposal to stick the GE Memorial Heliport on a pier behind the pavilion. They cite noise, which they say would be so severe it would likely drive the pavilion out of business.
Developers yesterday filed formal plans with the BPDA for a 266,000-square-foot research and development building between West 1 and West 2 streets, behind Artists for Humanity.
In their filing with the BPDA, CV Properties, LLC of D Street promise a public walkway from West 1 to West 2: Read more.
A man punched in the head by a guy holding a salt shaker at the Boston Beer Garden in December remains in the hospital with head trauma - and finding his attacker is now District C-6 detectives' top priority, a C-6 detective said today. Read more.
It's not quite dogs and cats laying together, but a disgruntled South Boston citizen has had quite enough of fornicating raccoons on East 7 Street:
Raccoons mating. Need to be removed! Saw them last night on my deck and this morning they are abusing my neighbors pool.
H/t roving UHub 311 reader onelith.
The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed a man's conviction for illegal possession of a loaded gun because the Boston cops who pulled him over initially didn't really have a good enough reason to do so. Read more.
The Boston Architectural College library gives us a look at West Broadway in South Boston 100 years ago and today.
Jed Hresko spotted an SUV with an unusual license plate on Congress Street in the Seaport yesterday.
Boston Police report arresting Asim Kieta, 42, of Dorchester, on charges he set off a propane canister next to a police cruiser outside District C-6 in South Boston and set it off. Read more.
Boston Police have released a photo of a guy they say may have been near where a propane tank exploded next to a police cruiser outside District C-6 this morning. released a photo of a guy they say may have been near where a propane tank exploded next to a police cruiser outside District C-6 this morning. Read more.
MassDOT today announced a task force to figure out where to put a taxpayer-funded heliport in the Seaport.
Although state and city officials initially promised GE a place to land helicopters as part of their package for getting the company to move to Fort Point, state officials now say lots of people are just dying for a place to which they can pilot their choppers: Read more.
Somebody ignited a propane tank next to a parked cruiser outside District C-6 on West Broadway around 8:20 this morning.
Michael Daniels reports: Read more.
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority's Lawn on D wants to add wine and beer - it finds out tomorrow if the Boston Licensing Board has any spare licenses lying around to make it happen. Read more.