Hubway will add more than 70 bike-rental stations over the next two years to the 127 it already operates in Boston, under a new contract with the city of Boston, Mayor Walsh's office said today. Read more.
Gerald Chan, who bought up large chunks of Harvard Square, has plunked down $17 million to buy the 4.7-acre Spire Printing Co. property on Bay Street, next to the Savin Hill T stop, BLDUP.com reports. In 2015, he bought a two-acre parcel nearby on Dewar Street.
Both are within a short walk of the impending DotBlock development on Dorchester Avenue - which he also now owns a piece of.
Around 8:45 p.m. on the Jones Avenue bridge between Norfolk Street and Ballou Avenue.
You know, these ads. Curl Up n' Dye is conveniently located in Dorchester Lower Mills.
Officer Mike Keaney at District C-11 recounts what happened when he was standing in line at the supermarket after the Pulse nightclub mass murder and the guy in front of him said it didn't matter because the victims were "just" gay.
"Just gay!" I yelled, surprising everyone in the store, including myself. "Just gay! Those poor souls are just someone’s sons, daughters, or loved ones."
Being the parent of a gay son, I couldn’t fathom the dismissive tone of that knuckle-dragging caveman’s comment or the fact that he felt so comfortable saying it in a crowd. Publicly shamed as he was, he didn’t utter another word while I was in the store.
Around 8:15 p.m. on Fuller Street near Morton.
The Boston Business Journal reports that for the second time, a buyer has walked away from the Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard that will soon be empty of people as the outlet moves its publishing operations to Taunton and its editorial and sales departments to State Street.
UPDATE: One person in the car, a pregnant woman, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
On Downer Avenue, near the park, around 1:20 p.m. The victims sped off, were found several blocks away on Columbia Road with fresh bullet holes in their car.
Tim Smith joined the annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace from Fields Corner to City Hall this morning.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Mark Edwards, 22, of Dorchester.
Around 10:55 p.m. outside 15 Nottingham St. Boston Police report he was declared dead at the scene.
A car was also hit by gunfire.
Shortly before 10:30 p.m., possibly by a guy in one car shooting at another car, between Maxwell and Selden streets.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today deadlocked on the murder charge against Onyx White, charged with first-degree murder for the death of Geraldo Serrano, 71, during a robbery at the Hermanos Unidos store, 728 Dudley St., according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which announced plans to re-try White before a new jury. Read more.
The Board of Appeals yesterday deferred action on developer Timothy Johnson's proposal for a four-story, nine-unit residential project on Clapp Street near Boston Street - right behind a similar nine-unit complex he built on Enterprise Street - so that he can talk with the BPDA about how to incorporate affordable housing in the plans. Read more.