Maverick Square

By - 4/23/07 - 3:16 pm

Boston Police report officers on patrol in East Boston around 9 last night spotted a man chasing another man around Maverick Square with a machete. Before they could intervene, the attacker swung at his victim several times, opening him up in the arm and thigh. One officer used his belt as a tourniquet to help stop the victim's blood loss.

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By - 2/28/07 - 10:49 am

Mike Hillwig survives a trip with a cell-phone-chatting driver on the 120 bus who got enraged by a minivan that cut him off:

... It was pretty obvious that the driver was not happy, angrily honking the bus' horn at the driver of the minivan. As we continued down the street, the bus tailgated the minivan, continuing to honk at the driver. The worst

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By - 6/21/06 - 5:09 pm

Lewis Forman documents a two-year effort to reshape the square and its T stop, which began today. He's betting it'll be done by 2010.