Haymarket

By - 3/18/14 - 12:19 pm
Botelho

Transit Police report arresting an Arlington man last night for an incident on an inbound Orange Line train they say started with him hurling insults at two women and escalated to him trying to rob them, spitting at them and waving his fists at them.

Police say a male passenger managed to get ahold of Richard Botelho, 43, and keep him from moving until... Read more

By - 3/9/14 - 8:06 am

The crime scene. Photo by Adam Castliglioni.

Boston Police report a man who interceded in another man's attack on a woman near Haymarket around midnight got stabbed but still managed to grapple the attacker to the ground and hold him there until police arrived.

John Driscoll, 29, of Jamaica Plain, was arrested on charges of assault with intent to murder, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery... Read more

By - 3/4/14 - 9:03 pm

Jim Salini, president of the North End/Waterfront Residents' Association, writes he's tired of stepping over three homeless people who sleep outside Haymarket station and says if they don't vacate the premises and police refuse to do anything, he's going to court and press charges against them somehow.

If I see any individuals lying there or loitering, I will immediately dial 911 and ask police

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By - 1/23/14 - 10:11 pm

Between Haymarket and Government Center around 10 p.m. The Orange Line is being suggested as an alternative in either direction.

UPDATE, Friday a.m.: Appears to have been fixed.

By - 1/23/14 - 7:53 am

Transit Police report arresting Raymond Castillo, 34, on charges he's the man seen on video attacking a woman in a passageway at the Haymarket T stop on Jan. 6 - and getting away with all of $2.

Boston Municipal Court Judge Annette Forde imposed $25,000 bail at Castillo's arraignment on charges of armed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, the... Read more

By - 1/13/14 - 12:21 pm

Transit Police report they are looking for the man captured on video attacking a woman around 11 p.m. on Jan. 6 in the passageway from the Green Lien to the Orange Line at Haymarket.

By - 9/5/13 - 12:04 pm

A smoldering cable near Haymarket shut down the Orange Line this morning because the T shut off power to let workers safely repair the cable. A T spokesman says power was restored around noon.

Fortunately, God graced us with the Green Line, so people not in the mood for a leisurely jaunt on a nice September morning were able to get from here to... Read more

By - 7/12/13 - 8:07 pm

New BPD vehicle

A roving UHub photographer spotted this sparkling new bad boy outside A-1 downtown today. It's the new ride for some lucky patrol supervisor. Good news for those of us who don't like anything to change: They kept that unique stencil-ish font.

Meanwhile, Phil Coombes spotted this MBTA... Read more

By - 6/7/13 - 9:05 am

Orange Line service was halted around 8:45 this morning as police worked to remove a guy who for some reason decided to get on the tracks at Haymarket.

By - 4/19/13 - 9:05 am

The heart of Downtown Crossing at 9:50 a.m. Photo by Gary Waldeck.The heart of Downtown Crossing at 9:50 a.m. Photo by Gary Waldeck. Note plucky banana vendor in lower left.

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By - 11/1/12 - 10:05 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the state has chosen two finalists for Parcel 9 - next to Haymarket, one focused on out-of-towners, the other on apartments, both with restaurants and food-market space.

By - 7/27/12 - 5:42 pm

Red Line riders wait for a train, because what other choice do they have? Photo by Robby.Red Line riders wait for a train, because what other choice do they have? Photo by Robby.

A dead... Read more

By - 6/7/12 - 2:06 pm

Joe Pesaturo at the MBTA reports:

At 12:17 p.m. today, an intoxicated man stumbled and fell beneath a Green Line trolley that had just made a stop at Haymarket Station. Preventing a tragedy, customers on the platform alerted the trolley operator of the situation before the train started to move. The MBTA would like to express

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By - 5/10/12 - 8:05 am

Like Durgin-Park, Haymarket has softened over the years - most of the vendors no longer yell at customers daring to turn fruit over. Bob Skole reviews the changes and how the proposed public market nearby could make Haymarket even better.

By - 5/9/12 - 6:38 am

Karen Cord Taylor considers competing proposals for Parcel 9, next to Haymarket, which include a museum about Boston, a bunch of apartments and a hotel.

By - 3/24/12 - 9:08 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com rounds up the latest offerings, all of which would include space for Haymarket vendors and three of which the state previously rejected.

By - 11/29/11 - 12:06 pm

Yep, just when you thought nothing else could cause problems on the T. Channel 4 reports hazmat crews are in the busway with a truck, licensed to carry radioactive materials, with readings showing a possible leak.

UPDATE: Crews began clearing scene shortly after noon, when readings showed acceptable levels.

By - 11/22/10 - 12:57 pm

Mike Ball notes that the waitresses at Durgin-Park haven't been grumpy for a long time. And now, he reports, even most of the hawkers at Haymarket are no longer grimacing screamers:

Honestly, some of the predictable drama is gone, contemporary with the nasty old elevated Interstate that went with the Big Dig. I guess after over 40 years of that, I can’t say I

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By - 11/2/10 - 8:45 am

Smartphone nabberMBTA Transit Police report this guy snatched an iPhone away from an Orange Line rider easy-peasey on Oct. 23:

Victim was on a Northbound train and when the doors opened at Haymarket Station the suspect grabbed the victim's iPhone from his hand and fled out of the station.

Guy... Read more

By - 9/12/10 - 1:18 pm

AlertNewEngland tweets officials have shut the station because of a powerful stench.

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