UPDATE: Mayor Walsh also got involved. His Roxbury liaison, Kaira Fox e-mailed neighborhood groups and other elected officials on Friday: "I wanted to let you know, the Mayor has heard the complaints and reached out to Clear Channel personnally to ask that they change the billboard. The City does not have control over the content of Billboards, but agrees this is in very poor taste to have in our neighborhood."
â€” Ryan miller (@Millllertime) March 25, 2015
A roving UHub photographer spotted this box atop a snow mound next to a parking space in Grove Hall this morning.
Around 3:35 p.m. on Brunswick Street off Blue Hill Avenue. Suspects: Two black men in a newer-model, beige Camry.
Around 12:30 p.m. into a second-floor room in a house on Lawrence Avenue at Normandy. A resident was home at the time, but in another room.
The mayor's office today announced a renamed and expanded wireless network which is aimed at providing free Internet access to residents and which could eventually wirelessly cover the city's 20 "Main Street" neighborhood commercial areas.
Already, an average of 9,800 people a day are using Wicked Free WiFi in Grove Hall, Mayor Walsh says.
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Jael Romero, 23, on second-degree murder charges for a triple murder at a house party on June 22, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.
Romero, who lists addresses in Chelsea and Roxbury, allegedly interceded in a fight between a friend and two other men at an after-hours party by pulling out a gun and opening fire. Brian Tirado, 23 and Felix Garcia, 22, both of Dorchester, died, as did Ana Cruz, 22, also of Dorchester, who had no part in the fight.
Around 4:50 p.m. on Hartwell Street at Cheney. One victim was shot in the leg.
The suspect is described as black, 5'6" and thin, wearing a blue top and a black cap. He got into the passenger seat of a waiting blue Honda mini-van, which then sped away.
As LifeLesson617 noticed in Grove Hall, the T did a better job of relocating bus stops along "key" bus routes than it did putting up signs alerting riders and drivers to just where those new stops are.
This is what happens when the MBTA changes bus stops that been parking for 100+ years.
Firefighters are at Quincy and Mascoma, hoping gas-company workers show up soon to help fix the hole in a six-inch gas main there.
UPDATE: Firefighters began clearing the scene around noon, but Quincy will remain shut for a few more hours so that National Grid workers can fix the main.
Around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police report the victim was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police are looking for two black men, both in hoodies, one in light jeans, one in dark jeans, who shot the victim, then ran across Blue Hill Avenue and towards H Block.
Brian Tirado, 23, Ana Cruz, 22, and Felix Garcia, 22, all of Dorchester, all shot to death early Sunday at an Intervale Street house party.
Boston Police report two men and a woman, all in their 20s, were shot to death at 153 Intervale St. around 4:15 a.m.
Police are looking for a maroon or red, older looking Mercury motor vehicle in connection with this incident.
Transit Police report they are looking for a woman packing bleach and two accomplices for an attack on a 28 bus early Sunday.
According to police, a man sitting on the bus in Grove Hall resisted getting robbed by the three women, around 2 a.m.:
A substance believed to be bleach, was doused in the victim's face during the assault and subsequent robbery. The victim was assisted by others in flushing his eyes after the assault.
When found, the women will face charges of unarmed robbery, mayhem and assault and battery. If they look familiar, contact Transit Police at 617-222-1050 or via an anonymous text tip to 873873.
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester teen on charges of assault and battery on a public employee and interfering with public transportation because of an incident this afternoon on a 19 bus on Geneva Avenue.
Boston Police are looking for a late-model, shiny black Chevy with four occupants, at least one of whom apparently fired into another car on Wayland Street shortly after 11 a.m. The car was last spotted heading up Hartford; the gunman apparently failed to actually hit anybody, but did leave at least one bullet behind in the street.
Darius Gibson, 22, was indicted last week on murder charges for allegedly gunning down Terrence Kelley, 18, on Creston Street in May, 2010, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Officials didn't have to search hard for Gibson - he's already behind bars awaiting trial on charges he shot three men in Brockton in September, 2010. He's also awaiting sentencing on federal gun charges to which he pleaded guilty.
According to the DA's office: