Senator Eileen Donoghue .. claimed the high costs associated with..becoming a host city would be outweighed by the economic gains from increased tourism and business.
Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.
Matthew shows us the row of snowmen somebody made on the Southwest Corridor path in the South End today.
Todd Buffum shows us winter's wrath in Concord Square in the South End.
The pedestrian is hurt, the dog is dead. Karen Twomey at WBZ reports the bus was turning onto Dartmouth from Columbus. Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was called in - routine procedure for both murders and potentially fatal accidents.
Police have shut the intersection.
Around 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block between Washington and Shawmut, Stanley Staco reports.
Bread & Puppet Theater in the Cyclorama. Includes â€śCaptain Boycottâ€ť [recommended for ages 12 & up], along with â€śThe Nothing Is Not Ready Circusâ€ť [recommended for everyone] and a visual art installation created by the theater's artistic director Peter Schumann. Performances and exhibit run January 24 through February 1, 2015.
Todd Wallack asks:
How easy is it to find street parking in the South End nowadays?
Salem Is Wicked posted this photo from an incident shortly after midnight on West Newton at Tremont in the South End:
Friend's car now part of "active investigation."
Boston Metro reports on an incident involving a Route1 driver and an unruly passenger on Mass. Ave. near Washington Street on Saturday.
Victoria's Diner on Mass. Ave. in Newmarket Square had its request for an all-liquor license deferred this week because the Boston Licensing Board doesn't have any to dole out.
Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports on an incident at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 7:30 this morning:
Victim reports man selling the Boston Herald spit on her, called her the C word and kicked a dent in her car. She refused to buy the paper twice, after kicking the motor vehicle, he said "I want to buy my mom a Christmas present, what's wrong with that?" Police officer observed dent.
The Globe reports.
Reports of flooding are beginning to pour in. The intersection of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue became a liquid mess. State Police are busy diverting cars on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester, due to flooding southbound by Lambert's and northbound at Tolman by the credit union.
UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Police blocked off the underpass on Huntington Avenue at Mass. Ave. due to two feet of water. Roads in Franklin Park are also reported flooded.
Neal Gaffey watched the snow come down on Harrison Avenue tonight.
Sgt. Luke Taxter at D-4 reports a frank and open exchange of ideas at the bar at Gaslight, 560 Harrison Ave., last night ended with a frank and open exchange of fist:
A political discussion at the bar resulted in the A&B of one patron by another. Victim's glasses the only injury.
The South End Forum says effective immediately, there's no more cluttering up neighborhood streets with chairs, lamps and just general crap to save parking spaces: A pilot ban on post-snow space saving in the South End has gone permanent.
And instant: Roving members of the neighborhood's many civic groups will be going around collecting any space savers they see.
State Police report 51 people were arrested at three locations during last night's wending Ferguson protest march, which made its way from one highway ramp to another in what turned out to be vain attempts to block a highway.
Some 33 people were arrested on or near the Mass. Ave. Connector, where protesters first tried to walk onto I-93 south; 17 in Dewey Square; and 1 person on a ramp down to the O'Neill Tunnel at Purchase Street, State Police say.