Steve Annear at BostInno posts a photo of chained Ride riders across Beacon Street today, protesting fare increases scheduled to go into effect on July 1. Alternatives for Community and Environment has more photos.
State Police have asked the city DPW to send somebody over with a bolt cutter.... Read more
How else to explain what Brookline Selectwoman Jesse Mermell saw on the train home today?
New MBTA experience: Woman across from me changing her whole outfit on the train, including stockings. I'm torn between being appalled & impressed. I didn't have room to tweet about the full body lotion application. It was intense. No towel. Not even close. And there was extensive lotion application.... Read more
So far this morning, a charred 39 bus was towed from Huntington Avenue near Brigham Circle and buses had to be rolled out for the C line when an overhead power line came down near Cleveland Circle.
They had to remove the car that wound up on the tracks near St. Paul on the C line.
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a woman Sunday afternoon on charges she escalated an argument on a C trolley by smacking one opponent in the back of the head with her umbrella and then smacking another by opening the umbrella up in her face.
Isoline Peart-Smith, 21, was charged with assault and battery with... Read more
The MBTA is running shuttle buses between Cleveland Circle and Coolidge Corner due to a "power problem" at Cleveland Circle.
Kevin Aries happened to be right there when the problem occurred, around 7:30 p.m.:
May have just witnessed a small explosion on the live wires above the tracks at Cleveland Circle. Looks like a piece of the wire fell down onto the tracks.... Read more
When officers asked the operator why he was driving a golf cart on a public roadway, the operator stated he was doing work for a construction company. Not convinced, the officers posed... Read more
Wicked Local Allston/Brighton reports police charge Kevin Michael McCarthy robbed the Beacon Street Tedeschi store in August, then attempted to throw investigators off his trail by changing his photo in the BC imaging system.
According to police, McCarthy robbed the store around 5 a.m. on Aug. 13, four hours after... Read more
An earthquake in Quebec near the Ontario line sent tremors through the Boston... Read more
Sean Roche reports the bicyclist managed to stay on her bike after being hit by a car driven by an 81-year-old woman who kept on going - at least until police, whom the bicyclist called with the license-plate number - stopped her.