Around 10:15 p.m. at 14 Lafield St., on the rear third-floor porch. Firefighters quickly knocked the fire down.
Boston Police report a food-delivery guy who went to 25 Regina Rd. last night was robbed.
According to the victim, no money was taken but the suspects did rob him of his food delivery order. The victim states that, although he didnâ€™t see a firearm, one of the suspects motioned at his waist area in such a way as if to suggest he was in possession of a firearm.
The BRA today approved a $23-million proposal by the Boston Teachers Union to replace its current headquarters next to the old Bayside Expo Center with a more modern structure and a parking garage.
In its initial proposal for an Olympic village, Boston 2024 proposed taking the land, along with neighboring offices and hotel, for construction of towers to house athletes - some of which would later be turned over to UMass Boston for dormitories.
The International Olympic Committee will decide in 2017 whether Boston gets the Olympics.
Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 12:20 a.m. on Barry Street by somebody firing from an older-model black Lexus, last seen turning onto Quincy Street.
A fire that raced through a Washington Street apartment building displaced 30 residents but caused no injuries, the Boston Fire Department reports.
The fire at 247-249 Washington St. was reported around 7:05 a.m. and did an estimated $750,000 in damage, the department says.
Firefighters arrived to find flames showing from rear porches, the depatment says, adding the cause remains under investigation.
If Boston gets the 2024 Olympics, backers say they would fulfill part of their goal of making permanent improvements to venues by leaving behind a new swimming pool in Franklin Park after the end of the modern pentathlon planned for the park.
The pool would go next to White Stadium, which would undergo a major renovation as a venue for both the pentathlon - whose athletes compete in five separate sports - and for equestrian events.
Neil the roving UHub photographer ran across this countdown sign on Franconia Street in Dorchester today.
A roving UHub photographer captured this girthy space saver on Jones Hill today.
The Confucius Institute of UMass Boston rang in the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Goat this afternoon with a series of musical, dancing and opera performances in the campus center ballroom.
Some opera, sung to the accompaniment of an erhu player:
Around 10:30 p.m. on Wales Street near Harvard Street.
Snow mound or car? On Westmoreland Street, the answer would seem clear - if not for the sign sticking out of the snow, as roving UHub photographer Neil found out last night.
A roving UHub photographer who happened to be at the 88 Wharf building in Milton this afternoon watched a couple of guys settle in on the Dorchester side of the Neponset River for some ice fishing.