State Street

By - 11/3/14 - 5:09 pm

So this train pulls into State Street and the doors just won't open, to the point where people start banging on the doors, which, of course, does nothing to make them work. The T finally managed to unload that train somehow, but now it's reporting "severe" delays on the Citrus Line.

By - 10/20/14 - 6:49 pm

Acquia, which currently provides content-management applications and services plans to move from Burlington to 53 State St. next year, BostInno reports, adding the company will be doubling its space with the move.

Acquia's core offerings focus on an enterprise version of Drupal, a system originally written by Acquia founder Dries Buytaert. The software powers a number of large corporate Web sites, and... Read more

By - 9/4/14 - 9:49 am
Reflective glass on skyscraper on State Street

JB Parrett looked up to see one skyscraper reflected in another on State Street.

By - 8/28/14 - 5:12 pm

At 5:05 p.m., Beaz reported signal problems meant a 45-minute trip from Ruggles to State Street.

By - 6/5/14 - 8:56 am
State Street being evacuated

Orange Line riders after the boom. Photo by Chuck Giroux.

UPDATED with latest info from the T.

Around 8:50 a.m., an inbound Orange Line train pulled into State Street and there was a large "bang." Chuck Giroux photographed people rushing out of the station.

Although initial reports seemed to indicate the train had hit part of a fallen light fixture on the tracks, a T spokesman says the bang came from the subway... Read more

By - 3/28/14 - 5:18 pm
State Street station filling with smoke

At 5:10 p.m., Lauren Finkelstein reported from the outbound side of State Street:

Smoke filling the cars/station on the orange line at state st stop. Everyone being evacuated.

A minute later, the T sent out an alert about "minor" delays due to what it says is a disabled train at State.

Pesky brakes?... Read more

By - 3/19/14 - 5:45 pm
State Street crowding

Tim Lawrence shows us the scene at State Street around 5:20 p.m., where trains are being slowed by recalcitrant switches.

Oh, and by the way: Government Center shuts for two years this week.

By - 10/8/13 - 11:47 am

The Stadium Sports Bar and Grill, 148 State St., had to answer today to a series of police complaints about alleged fights and overcrowding on four separate occasions in June and July.

At a Boston Licensing Board hearing, its lawyer played the usual downtown-bar gambit - that any problems on State Street at closing were not its fault but the fault of other nearby bars.... Read more

By - 9/19/13 - 9:49 am

Police are looking for a "Middle Eastern" man who held up the Citizens Bank branch inside the Citizens Bank tower at 28 State St. shortly after 9:40 a.m. The suspect was wearing a black leather jacket and black leather pants, with a yellow shirt under the jacket.... Read more

By - 5/7/13 - 8:26 am

Morning on the harbor

Patty Neal captured the view from State Street this morning.... Read more

By - 3/13/13 - 2:18 pm

Updated.

Orange Line service came to a halt around 2 p.m. when somebody wound up under an outbound train at State Street station, Mike Moura and Ruddy S. report.

The victim was extricated, alive, put on a backboard and taken up to an ambulance around 2:40 p.m.

Full service on the Orange Line resumed around 3:30 p.m.

A T spokesman said the investigation... Read more

By - 8/4/12 - 11:35 am

Channel 4 reports Orange Line inspector Jackie Osorio helped slow a train coming into State Street just as a woman was jumping onto the tracks - just like in 2009, when another woman fell on the tracks at North Station.

This time, the train was unable to come to a halt before reaching the woman, but fortunately for her, she was able to... Read more

By - 5/6/12 - 9:28 pm

Alert New England reports somebody was stabbed in the throat by the Old State House entrance to the State Street T stop around 9 p.m. The T shut down the station to let police investigate the incident.

Christopher Baer tweeted not long after:

I saw a man holding a cloth to his throat getting into an ambulance outside State St. T station a

... Read more
By - 1/14/12 - 10:42 pm

Don't even think of driving into the Financial District, Mike advises. Brian D'Amico reports the flooding extends from Atlantic to at least India - and that the Blue Line might be affected as well.

By - 11/14/11 - 12:25 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters had to evacuate all 38 stories of 60 State St. when a second-floor leak sent water flowing into the building's electrical system in the basement.

The building normally has 2,300 or so workers on a weekday, the department says, adding the evacuation went smoothly.

By - 9/10/11 - 5:54 pm

Adam Weiss reports a T worker at State Street ordered him to put away his camera "because of 9/11."

Weiss adds it was one of the orange vests, not a T cop, and that he would have tried to explain the T's photo policy, but his train was pulling in.... Read more

By - 7/26/11 - 1:36 pm

Diaz A homeless man was arrested in the pedestrian tunnel between the Orange and Blue lines at State Street last night after a chase that began on an Orange Line train, MBTA Transit Police report.

According to a police report, Francisco Hernandez Diaz, of no particular address, took off his black leather belt on... Read more

By - 7/16/11 - 9:20 pm

Suspects

MBTA Transit Police report they are looking for a black male, a Hispanic male and a white female on charges they attacked a man because of his sexual orientation on a State Street Orange Line platform around 10 p.m. on July 10:

The victim was on the northbound platform

... Read more

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