John wonders whose parakeet went missing and wound up in Peters Park in the South End this afternoon. It did not appear to budgie when he approached with camera.
Seems their pump systems weren't designed to handle hair, the Globe ... Read more
Southie Bikes posts a map to prove it.
Around 10:30 p.m. at Northampton St. and Harrison Avenue.
Not exactly the most shocking of news, but BosGuy writes the final word on the eatery at Union Park and Tremont Street.
As promised, Patch began to lay off 40% of its staff today. Gone locally, that we know of: Sara Jacobi, editor of the South End and Fenway/Kenmore Patch sites, Becca Manning, at the Charlestown and North End sites, Jake O'Donnell at Back Bay and Beacon Hill and Chris Caesar at Malden.
O'Donnell reports that he and Jacobi, at least, were told their... Read more
Left out on the curb on Warren Avenue in the South End on Tuesday.
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A cowered citizen complains:
About 20 dogs are running around off leash in the park. This is a problem. Yesterday, a special needs adult became frightened because a dog came too close to her. The owners don't care. We all love dogs, but too ma dog owners are too self-entitled to care. A lot of hard work and money has gone into beautifying this... Read more
Does anybody remember a year when the rainbows were as frequent as they've been this summer?... Read more
A former Little League coach had bail set at $150,000 today on his arraignment on a charge of possession of child pornography, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Andrew McKinnon, 43, allegedly had images depicting "rape and abuse of innocent children" that he made available to others on a file-sharing network, the DA's office says. Boston Police, Homeland Security and the Secret Service raided... Read more
Kevin McCrea (yes, that Kevin McCrea) reports:
Sometime last night or early this morning my 2 year pet red eared slider who answers to "Bob" was taken from the fountain in front of my house at 218 West Springfield. A great favorite of the kids in... Read more
Branden Mattier, 22, was arrested today when an undercover state trooper gave him a bogus check for $2.2 million for the pain and suffering he allegedly suffered when his aunt's legs were damaged so severely by the Marathon bombings that she would need a double amputation.