A couple days ago, of course, when there was still lots of ice. Jamaica Plain News reports.
The Globe reports the Boston Housing Authority is looking to find a private developer willing to replace some of the buildings at the Mildred Hailey Apartments in exchange for being allowed to build market-rate housing on vacant parts of the complex.
The BHA has increasingly used this model to renovate its projects in the face of declining federal funds for the work, most notably at Bunker Hill in Charlestown.
As residents from the area around South and Rosemary streets filed into the conference room at Curtis Hall tonight, they were a bit tense: They'd gotten vague notices summoning them to a meeting about a "proposed project" at 162 South St., and these days, along that stretch of South Street, that can only mean one thing: More condos. Read more.
3 p.m., more or less, is when roads all over the city went to hell - especially the ones with hills. Washington Street from Roslindale Square to the Dedham line became a skating rink. A bus slid into a car at Beechland Street.
Columbus Avenue from Egleston Square north turned similarly impenetrable. A salt truck got stuck at Bragdon - its supply of salt gone.
Boston firefighters responded to the Forest Hills Orange Line station around 4:30 p.m. for what turned out to be a flame-shooting switch. The fire was quickly doused with firefighting chemicals, but power was shut on the inbound track so that firefighters and the T could investigate what happened. BFD declared an "all out" about 18 minutes later.
Nick the roving UHub photographer came on this scene between the Jamaicaway and Jamaica Pond near Pond Street around 6:30 a.m.; says the minivan had been there for 30 to 60 minutes.
Robert Alvarez spotted this on Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain today.
The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved plans for a 28-unit apartment on Stonley Road behind the MBTA bus yard. Read more.
Around 11:15 p.m. in front of the donut shop. Police are looking for two suspects - a black man and a Hispanic woman - who fled towards South Street. The victim's injuries did not appear life threatening.
Transit Police report they are looking for Carmelo Maldonado, 50, of points unknown, for stealing at least three bikes from the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line.
If you see him (click the link for additional photos), contact detectives at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.
The Zoning Board of Appeals this morning approved a proposal to replace the shuttered James's Gate at McBride and South streets with an 11-condo building. Read more.
Around 3:50 p.m., a bunch of teens held somebody up at gunpoint outside 315 Centre St., in front of the Stop & Shop.
Suspects are at least three teens, one white, short and overweight, the other two black. The teen with the gun was black, with braids and wearing a black jacket and a black hoodie.
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