Boston

By - 5/15/17 - 7:02 pm

Seinfeld - The Human Fund

Palestine Ace

A senior vice president at Bank of America, her husband and a Boston woman were indicted today on charges they figured out how to steal $2.7 million from the bank through transactions with non-profit groups in Boston and Atlanta, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:08 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today a state law intended to financially help jail guards injured by inmates only applies to physical injuries, not mental ones. Read more.

By - 5/14/17 - 10:25 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that while the chain's brick-and-mortar outlets are open again after that E. coli issue, the trucks will stay off the road while it builds its own kitchen facility for them.

By - 5/13/17 - 12:23 pm

The BPS Exam School Initiative, which aims to boost minority enrollment in the city's exam schools through free exam prep classes, held an open house at Boston Latin School this morning. School Superintendent Tommy Chang tweeted the following at Kenny Jervis, a longtime BPS parent advocate (and as you can see, cc'ed the mayor): Read more.

By - 5/13/17 - 11:22 am
Satellite image of impending nor'easter

The gathering storm at 10:15 a.m. From GOES-R.

Yep, a nor'easter's a-brewin' off our coast and will smack into us starting tonight - but don't worry, we're just talking rain here, not snow - although possibly 1 to 2 inches. The National Weather Service concludes:

Bullseye will pass across central and eastern areas, then will shift NE over E coastal areas Sunday morning. May see poor drainage and urban flooding in some normally prone areas.

By - 5/11/17 - 7:16 am

WBUR reports on what the city says it's doing about it.

By - 5/10/17 - 8:56 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the annual event will conclude May 13 and then never come back.

By - 5/10/17 - 2:29 pm
By - 5/8/17 - 11:25 am
Old Boston street scene

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo.

By - 5/7/17 - 4:04 pm

In New Orleans today, the alt-right or as I prefer to call them, the alt-white also known as the white supremacy movement had a rally replete with Confederate symbolism.

By - 5/7/17 - 10:05 am

Laura Alix asks:

Where should I go if I'm looking for women-friendly boxing lessons in Boston?

By - 5/6/17 - 6:30 pm

Bo Williams asks:

I keep seeing these… devices in the basements of Boston-area homes. What are they?

By - 5/5/17 - 6:05 pm
Warning message about flash floods

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for Boston and points south through 7:45 p.m. due to radar showing we're about to get blasted with one to two inches of rain in an hour:

As a result, significant urban and poor drainage flooding is expected to rapidly form.

So, you know, stay off Morrissey Boulevard and maybe put off that walk along the Muddy River.

By - 5/4/17 - 3:18 pm
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By - 5/2/17 - 4:13 pm
Trolleys in a circle in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this photo. See it larger.

By - 5/1/17 - 3:32 pm
Donald M. Osgood Sr.

Donald Osgood Sr., a city anti-violence worker and minister from Dorchester is one of four announced candidates for Boston mayor in the fall elections.

On his Facebook page, Osgood lists some of the reasons that people should sign the petitions he will pick up at the Elections Department tomorrow: Read more.

By - 4/30/17 - 7:39 pm

Bridj, which set out to develop a new form of urban mass transit, is no more, according to the notice on its home page from CEO Matt George, titled, "Out of Aces:" Read more.

By - 4/28/17 - 2:56 pm

In an effort to promote ridership, the MBTA is offering 2 weeks free on the Fairmount line.

Details at:

http://www.mbta.com/about_the_mbta/news_events/?id=6442458025&month=&year=