Why, there were "moderate" delays on the Orange Line and everything, but the MBTA has removed the carcass and things are back to normal again.
At an at-large city-council forum at the Roxbury ABCD tonight, activist Jamarhl Crawford was not having any of Pat Payaso's clowning around. Latoya Gayle videoed Crawford going after him - and Payaso's explanation for why Roxbury residents should take a guy dressed like him seriously.
Jamaica Plain News reports MSPCA-Angell has taken in 34 cats rescued from an Irma-ravaged shelter in the Virgin Islands, which it'll adopt out after making sure they're OK.
At a forum tonight, Mayor Marty Walsh said he would spend the next four years building on what he said were the successes of his first term, while challenger and City Councilor Tito Jackson said he would take more aggressive steps to make Boston a better place. Read more.
The roads around the Forest Hills T station, already a rough ride in these days of Arborway work, became even more gridlocked this morning when at least some of the traffic lights failed. Read more.
The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills.
Verizon announced today it will soon make its FiOS Internet/cable/phone service available in all of Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale and Roxbury, and in parts of South Boston, including the waterfront. Read more.
Mitch and Lis describe what happened after they found this hawk just sitting on the ground near the main building at the Arnold Arboretum on Monday. Read more.
Bruce Smith, 53, currently a Boston Police sergeant and detective in Jamaica Plain's District E-13, pleaded guilty today to repeatedly making false statements that let him carry his gun on personal plane trips and get a friend around security screenings at Logan Airport, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Modern technology and a 1990s court decision have created a narrow flight corridor off a Logan runway that can mean hour after hour of planes roaring over Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, from late at night to early in the morning, driving residents nuts. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.
School Superintendent Tommy Chang today notified students, staff and parents at Greater Egleston High School that "Headmaster Julie Coles is on leave due to an ongoing internal investigation." Read more.
An exhausted citizen files a complaint about a sleep-depriving smoke detector on Tower Road in Forest Hills.
Block cannot sleep. Over 37!hours with smoke detectors blasting!!!!Please shut off power to unattended residence, likely not occupied. (3 units and no one home in 36 hours?) please do something about it!!! Super noisy!!! Can hear oneself think!
Gordon Bedford watched the aftermath of a three-car crash on Hyde Park Avenue near Northbourne Road late this afternoon. He reports two people in the car in the middle were unable to get out until after firefighters arrived and pried open the doors. EMTs arrived to check them out.