The Bulletin reports on the infighting that has delayed a BPDA vote on what to do along Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, which has devolved into people involved in the process only agreeing to talk to a reporter off the record.
Smoke and carbon monoxide from drenched manholes at Washington and Kneeland streets started filling some basement buildings around the intersection of Washington, Stuart and Kneeland streets around 9 a.m. Firefighters evacuated the HI Boston Hostel at 19 Stuart St. due to high carbon-monoxide readings.
Around 6 p.m. at Washington and St. Gregory streets. Nobody hit.
Malfunctioning traffic lights at Washington and New Washington streets have created gridlock in all directions: Traffic heading south on Washington Street is now backed up to Egleston Square; traffic heading north is so bad it took one guy an hour to get to the T stop from Dedham.
At 482 Washington St., across Tremlett from Dorchester Municipal Court, around 2:55 p.m. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.
Like most of us, Natalia remembers when Filene's was replaced with the Filene's Memorial Hole. When it started getting filled in with a building, she started taking pictures of Millennium Tower getting built.
Since I worked in downtown and generally carried my camera with me everywhere I went, I decided to start documenting the progress of the tower.
Horn's Jeweler, 339 Washington St., will change its name so nobody will confuse it with E.B. Horn, which has been operating in downtown Boston since 1839. Read more.
Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.
The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.
Because it seems Hatoff's on Washington Street in JP, with the famous slogan, ran out of gas this afternoon. Disappointed motorists can, of course, wash their sorrows away at the Drinking Fountain.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports one of the co-owners of James's Gate is looking at moving into the equally deceased Coco's Lounge on Washington Street with a new place called the Gate.
Around 2:15 p.m. at Washington Street and Granfield Avenue, Matt Shatkin reports. Some residents reported hearing three shots. No one hit.
Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.
A developer this week filed plans with the BRA to build a new synagogue and mikvah at 101 Washington St. in Brighton and to supplement them with a 73-unit, seven story apartment building. Read more.
Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that a Boston police officer and an FBI agent had good reason to fatally shoot Usaamah Rahim in the parking lot of the Washington Street CVS last year: They already feared he was planning to kill a police officer when he started was coming at them with "a large, military-style knife."
In a statement today, Conley said he concluded no charges were warranted because Rahim: Read more.
UPDATE: Driver faces charges.
A driver from Needham in a New Jersey car hit at least three pedestrians around noon at School and Washington streets downtown, then got out of her car and ran away.
WalkBoston reports that one of the first people at the scene was a man dressed as a Minuteman, who opened the car's driver-side door - only to see the woman driver bound away. When police arrived, he pointed out her direction of flight. Read more.
The BRA board today approved a proposed 40-unit condo project at Washington Street and Montebello Road that will include seven condos sold at below-market costs - and commercial space that will also be offered at below market rates. Read more.
Around 11:30 p.m. outside SKB, 151 Washington St.
Roving UHub photographer Joseph Laws reports a "For Rent" sign now hangs in the window of Canto 6, while fans of the JP bakery have a clipboard on which to write their thoughts on the loss.
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