Two development companies teamed up today to file preliminary plans for new hotels at the intersection of Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue that would house up to 763 rooms in two separate towers. Read more.
Transit Police report arresting a Canton man for "conducting himself in a lewd manner" on a C Line trolley as it approached Coolidge Corner around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.
Robert Widberg, 53, already a Level 2 registered sex offender, was formally charged with open and gross lewdness.
Brookline Police report a motorist who'd just parked on the inbound side of Beacon Street yesterday opened his door into the bike lane - and a bicyclist in the lane was unable to stop in time and rode into it. The driver was cited for failure to use safety when opening a door. The bicyclist was not hurt.
Shortly before 5 p.m., as Katrina Demulling shows us, service halted on the C inbound due to a pair of turkeys that refused to yield the tracks to a trolley.
Rally planned tomorrow between noon and 1:30 p.m. at the State House.
Looks like somebody's stolen Robert Gould Shaw's sword again from the memorial across from the State House.
The T says service was pretty durn good on the four subway lines thanks to all the investments in things like new third rails and plows and dispatch centers.
So far this morning, the T has reported Red Line problems that include dead trains at South Station and near Ashmont, signal and switch problems on the Braintree branch and at Park Street. Green Line trolleys ran even slower than usual on the C line.
But as of 9:50 a.m., the T says everything's back to normal.
Greg Cook photographed a small vigil in front of the State House last night to protest impending cabinet appointments in Washington.
Greg Cook attended Sunday's World Day of Remembrancemarch from Copley Square through Boston Common and vigil in front of the State House.
Many of the walkers carried white outlines with the names of people who died in crashes. Activists have begun putting these markers at the crash locations. Not everybody is a fan of the idea.
Vittorio Hassan, who ran an eponymous kosher pizza place on Beacon Street until 2003, is returning to the same location to open an eponymous kosher pizza place. Read more.
Hundreds of people converged on the State House today to protest Attorney General Maura Healey's decision to ban the sale of more types of semi-automatic rifles in Massachusetts and demand she rip her order up. Read more.
The Globe reports the proposed easement would let the developer of 25 Beacon St. add three maid's rooms, sorry, au pair's rooms, in an attempt to find buyers for the units, which go for $9 million to $11 million each.
TV reporters and their crews are lined up along Beacon Street in Washington Square this morning to report on a tuberculosis case confirmed at Tiny World Child Care, 1613 Beacon St.
Boston Police report a woman walking with her guide dog was indecently assaulted at Beacon and Bowdoin streets around 10:05 a.m. today.
Anybody who saw something can contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
Oops. Or as Rob Colonna writes, you might want to avoid the area for a bit.
Last month, a Green Line rider gained some measure of notoriety - and the disapproval of police - when he was spotted wearing virtual-reality goggles on a C trolley.
This afternoon, Mike the roving UHub photographer spotted him just walking down Beacon Street in Brookline, which for us non-VR types raises the question of whether you can actually see through the goggles or if hes perhaps using them to navigate via a live feed from a camera mounted on the goggles.
Around 11:30 a.m. at Beacon and Charles streets. WCVB reports a passenger on the scooter survived, but was rushed to the hospital.
How else to explain the size of the lawn chair in front of the fraternity's house on Beacon Street in the Back Bay?
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