Darryll J. Fernald shows us the tree that has blocked Lamartine Street at Green this morning.
Suffolk County prosecutors won't be able to use a gun and ammunition as evidence against a man facing gun charges after his arrest at the Heath Street rotary because the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled the car he was driving should never have been searched. Read more.
Around 10:00 p.m. The suspect is described as black, heavyset, 6' tall, about 30 with a long beard and wearing a blue ball cap and a gray shirt.
Arborway project chronicler Clay Harper shows us the first new trees to be planted along the roadway - 16-to-18 foot elms. MassDOT plans call for 560 trees to be planted along the new surface roads - or about 400 more than were there when the Casey Overpass still hulked along.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Pink Samurai dumpling place shut yesterday. People in desperate need of some dumpling action will have to head over to JP Seafood for some gyoza.
Boston Animal Control reports:
We need your help! These two sweet girls were abandoned tied to a tree at the Arnold Arboretum on Saturday (9/17/16). If you recognize these dogs or saw anything, please let us know. 617 635 5348.
Firefighters and EMTs are at Jamaica Pond to investigate a possible drowning.
Jamaica Pond habitues know about the two old tree branches up near Pinebank where the turtles hang out. Today, one of the turtles seemed to just want to be left alone to soak up some more sun.
UPDATE: Jamaica Plain News reports on the exact cause. A giant block of granite was involved.
Late last night, a water main blew its gasket at Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue, flooding the intersection and knocking out water service to much of Jamaica Plain - leaving many residents this morning no way to take showers or make coffee. Read more.
We anticipate re-opening the park in two to three weeks after the babies have been weaned and are able to move on. We ask for patience as we prioritize the safety of #wildlife who share this space with the community. We can all live skillfully (and enjoyably!) alongside wild life such as these rabbits.
Via Jamaica Plain News.