An outraged citizen reports on how trash pickup was done along Tremont Street in the South End the other day:
An old woman was picking through trash left out this morning when city trash pickup arrived. The workers started screaming "f***k you! Get out of here!" Over and over again, so loud that I heard it inside my home quite clearly. They then THREW... Read more
The Berkeley Community Garden reports on a faucet theft sometime yesterday or early today:
The gates were found locked in the morning, so we're assuming someone hopped over the Alley fence to do the damage. Every tap except the two near tremont were removed - we assume visibility kept them from those taps. There wasn't much metal in the plumbing (minimal copper and brass),... Read more
Christopher W. Powell, 39, will be arraigned on a murder charge tomorrow for the stabbing death of a South End resident under the Southeast Expressway on Feb. 25, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The DA's office says Corey Thompson, 44, died after Powell stabbed him during an argument under the highway where East Berkeley Street crosses into South Boston.
Powell is scheduled... Read more
Boston Police report:
On arrival officers located an unknown white male wearing a brown sweater, blue jeans, brown coat, brown boat shoes and red hat lying face down... Read more
Police are looking for two black men, both 18-20, one in a black suede coat, the other in a black North Face jacket. Police say they got away with a phone, a bank card and four bags of... Read more
Police are looking for a black man in his 50s, wearing a black puffy coat, who tried to hold up the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 1134 Washington St. in the South End around 10:50 a.m. He threatened to shoot a teller if he didn't get any money, but did not show a gun and he left without any money.
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
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The man whose body was found underneath I-93 between E. Berkeley and West 4 streets on Monday was Corey Thompson, 43, of Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
His death remains under investigation by State Police homicide investigators, who can be reached at 617-727-8817.
The city's crack Pothole Patrol Crew will swarm the South End today, taking names but no prisoners as it fills in winter potholes like nobody's business.
Calamity Shazaam reports from Columbus and Northampton in the Lower Roxbury/South End area that her neighbor and a couple of other folks responding to plaintive meowing from a storm drain this morning to find a cat under the grate:
Apparently they had to pry open the... Read more