State Police report recovering the parts shortly after noon, near the BU sailing pavilion.
The origin of the partial remains is the subject of an ongoing investigation. In order to protect the integrity of that ongoing investigation, no further information about the partial remains is being released at this time. The public may be assured, however, that based on the investigation to date, the discovered...Read more
Authorities are trying to figure out the identity of a man in his 20s whose body was removed from the Charles River near the Community Boating boathouse this afternoon.
"The death does not appear suspicious at this time, but the facts and circumstances remain under investigation," a spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adding investigators are checking with local colleges....Read more
Atinuke Diver reports she was running on the Cambridge side of the river, across from the MIT tennis courts, this morning, when a man approached her, exposed himself and then started fondling himself.
Not sure what leads someone to spend a beautiful Sunday Mothers Day morning sexually harassing/assaulting Boston & Cambridge women runners....Read more
A diverse group of residents, commuters, transportation advocates, business owners, and elected officials packed a standing-room only Jackson Mann Community Center last night for the first MassDOT public meeting of the Mass Pike Interchange Improvement Project.
The $260 million project proposes to straighten the Mass Pike between Harvard Ave in Allston and BU's Nickerson Field, remove aging concrete support structures, and...Read more
When you're rich, people listen to you. And you get to build monuments to wacky ideas with no proof behind them.
You can see proof of that at the far end of the Commonwealth Avenue mall, where a Romanicized version of Leif Erikson forever peers towards the Charles River and the Common - and in a small byway off River Road and South Street...Read more
Brad Kelly, meanwhile, noted a possible sign of spring: Whiskey Priest poking its head up above one of the snow piles along the South Boston waterfront.
State officials say the Callahan Tunnel should open round about 5 a.m. Monday morning, which will begin to restore karma to Boston traffic and eventually end those mysterious clumps of state troopers along Rte. 16.
However, late-night drivers can expect some delays elsewhere along I-93 for the rest of the week as MassDOT gets the mighty highway back into fighting form:
Most notably, the effort...Read more