Norwood Police report somebody used a stolen credit card to purchase $2,500 worth of McDonald's gift cards at one of the McDonald's in town.
The new owner of the McDonald's at 178 Border St. says a $1-million renovation of the facility should curb the appetite of drug addicts who keep shooting up in his restrooms.
Chief among the new changes: The new restrooms won't have locks, Peter Tripoletti told the Boston Licensing Board today.
Tripoletti was there to answer a citation by Boston Police for "permitting an illegality, drug... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board says the presence of methadone patients who aren't breaking any laws isn't reason to keep the McDonald's at Harvard and Comm. avenues from opening at 5 a.m.
Its approval means the burger/Egg McMuffin emporium can now open 21 hours a day. It previously had opened at 7 a.m., which franchisee Bob King said meant he could not serve the crowds... Read more
The owner of McDonald's franchises at Harvard and Comm Ave. and on Western Avenue wants to start opening his outlets at 5 a.m. - and to extend the Western Ave. closing time to 3 a.m. He says he's already taken steps to deal with an increasing problem with methadone patients hanging out at the Harvard Ave. location.
At a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, the... Read more
Firefighters are at Washington and Kneeland streets, where CO2 is leaking from a 100-gallon tank in the basement of the McDonald's at the corner. Police are diverting traffic away from the area.
Seems those ads promising help for people suffering from the Big Mac withdrawal symptoms were put on the T by McDonald's local ad agency without the hamburger chain's approval.
In a statement, ... Read more
David Yamada doesn't think much of the Orange Line ads that posit lack of a Big Mac stuffed in your mouth as the sort of mental issue that one more typically sees advertised on clinical-research ads between Forest Hills and Oak Grove:
I'm sorry, but the ad is just too close to the real thing to be funny.... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board voted today to let the Soldiers Field McDonald's extend its closing time from 11 p.m. until 2 a.m.
At a hearing yesterday, representatives from the mayor's office and the Brighton Allston Improvement Association asked for an earlier closing time.
The mayor's office asked for midnight at the request of Boston Police and the neighborhood association asked for 1 a.m., saying it... Read more
The Soldiers Field McDonald's, which already has a 24-hour drive-thru, is seeking permission to keep its dining room open until 2 a.m.
The Boston Licensing Board considers the request at a hearing tomorrow.
McDonald's plans to seek permission to open the dining room at its Soldiers Field Road location around the clock - after learning it couldn't do so just because a franchisee felt like it.
The outlet at 1750 Soldiers Field Rd. already has permission for a 24-hour drive-thru, but was cited by police last month after a detective found the dining room open at 11:45 p.m.,... Read more
The peeved citizen who repeatedly complained about the McDonald's delivery truck blocking West Street early every Friday sent a shoutout this morning to the BPD officer in cruiser 1145 who forced the driver to turn onto Tremont Street to keep West clear. Granted, he let the driver pull onto the one-way Tremont the wrong way, but baby steps, people.
"Thank you for making... Read more
Every Friday morning, somebody tries to drive down West Street in Downtown Crossing. Only to have to back up and find another way to work because of a stupid McDonald's delivery truck parked there, just around the corner from Tremont.
MBTA Transit Police report they've nabbed the guy who allegedly destroyed a $3,000 cash register at the South Station McDonald's, possibly in a snit over it being closed when he wanted to buy something.
Timothy Chace, 28, of Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of malicious destruction of property with the... Read more
The Allston Civic Association will oppose plans by the owner of the Brighton Mills McDonald's to extend his hours until 2 a.m., the Crimson reports.
The association voted 7-6 to oppose the later hours. Members cited the precedent that letting the burger joint stay open would have and said only transients from away would be likely to eat there that late. Owner Bob King... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a West Roxbury teen on charges he tried to hold up the McDonald's behind his house at gunpoint Saturday morning. Police say they were aided in their search by footprints in fresh snow leading from the restaurant to his house.
The owner of the McDonald's franchise on American Legion Highway has withdrawn his request for a license to stay open 24/7.