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.
Substitute bus service for C commuters this morning, the MBTA reports. Photo of the tree that did in the C Line.
Sean Roche goes so far as to declare the lanes, unveiled yesterday, reveal Boston as the new Portland - especially the lanes on Comm. Ave. from Charlesgate to the Public Garden:
... It's really tough to put into words how remarkable these bike improvements are and what a sea change it is to have Boston setting the standard for comprehensive bike accommodations. ...
Joe... Read more
MBTA Transit Police arrested a Connecticut man early this morning after an incident on an outbound C trolley.
According to a police report, Jessie Gove, 25, of Windham, CT, attacked another passenger shortly before 1 a.m. in Brookline:
This unknown suspect approached him, grabbed his legs and tossed him in an upward motion by... Read more
First, a disabled train and a medical emergency at Chestnut Hill caused 25-minute delays on the D line. Then the C line got all messed up due to a disabled train at Cleveland Circle (at least it didn't have to be pushed very far). Now the C line outbound is dead at St. Paul due to another needs-to-be-put-out-of-its-misery trolley.
New footprint; click for larger version.
Construction begins next summer on a $500-million project across from Fenway Park that will replace a non-descript parking lot and aging commuter-rail station with new housing and offices - some built on a deck across the turnpike - and a large new train station, developer John... Read more
That makes at least three bicyclists hit by cars in two weeks in a town that has been busy putting in bicycle lanes. No word on... Read more
Brookline Police report an incident on Beacon Street near Washington Square:
Victim reported that a pane of his condo's glass window was found broken. Victim stated that before the break he had heard a loud sound of breaking glass. A crab apple sized pod was found on the kitchen floor. The pods grow in the rear of the condo. Police checked the rear of... Read more