The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., at Stoughton, was held up yesterday.
The suspect is described as 5'7" or 5'8" and muscular.
If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 617-742-5533. There could be a reward in it for you.
Mayor Walsh today annnounced a ten-year program, called Boston Creates, to "weave arts and culture into the fabric of everyday life" in the city.
The city will set aside money each year for public art projects - 1% of each year's spending on capital projects. One of the first areas to benefit will be Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain, where the city Public Works Department will spend $100,000 on public art to go along with a planned road upgrade. Read more.
Around 12:25 a.m. at E. Cottage and Leyland streets.
Police arrested a pair for an armed home invasion on Trescott Street not long after the two used their victim's ATM card to withdraw $200 from a nearby bank machine yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Quaknesha Garvin-Johnson, 22, and a 17-year-old, not named because of his age, were both ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at their arraignments in Dorchester Municipal Court this morning, the DA's office reports, adding it had only requested $50,000 bail for Garvin-Johnson. Read more.
Boston Police report at least ten cars had their windows smashed and their contents rummaged through on Magnolia, Greenheys, East Cottage, Clifton, and Holden streets overnight.
Boston firefighters are at 6 Monadnock St., for a third-floor fire reported around 3 p.m.
Boston firefighters are at 57 Woodford St. for a third-floor fire reported around 1:50 p.m. A second alarm was ordered about nine minutes later
Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.
Developers have filed plans for a city-owned vacant lot in Uphams Corner that would include 80 apartments, eight townhouse condos and a building for light-industrial and office use.
The Indigo Block, proposed by a team lead by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp., would sit on a 2.75-acre lot at 65 E. Cottage St., next to the Uphams Corner stop on the Indigo, or Fairmount, Line. Read more.
A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.
Around 2:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Dudley Street.
Shortly before midnight along Groom Street near Humphreys. At least two cars hit, at least one bullet wound up in the second floor of a house at the other end of Groom. Read more.
Boston firefighters are at 9 Gene St. battling a blaze that erupted shortly before 5 p.m.
The Boston Licensing Board last week gave the owner of a South End pizzeria permission to open a new place on Columbia Road, next to the Strand Theatre. Read more.
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