A Lawrence man used his Uber car for several months to sell and deliver heroin in the Boston area, prosecutors in Suffolk and Essex counties charge. Read more.
A guy asked to stop talking trash to a woman at a Summer Street bar reacted by getting enraged and smashing a beer bottle with which to stab the requester last month - after first getting on a stool to confront him and then, after the man briefly subdued him, biting him in the chest to free himself, a Boston Police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
A man with dual Irish and US citizenship was arraigned in Boston last week on federal fraud and identity-theft charges that could put him in prison for four decades after he spent six years trying and failing to convince Irish courts to let him stay in County Kildare. Read more.
Looks like not all the water fountains in Boston got turned off before the first freeze, based on reports filed with the city 311 system over the past couple of days. Read more.
New Boston Food Market, a co-op that owns food-processing facilities in the no-longer unknown Widett Circle, has signaled its intent to build a two-story fish-processing plant, to be shared by several fish processors, at 3 Dolphin Way, at the end of Fid Kennedy Avenue in the Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park. Read more.
The owner of Bell's Market on Dorchester Street has submitted plans to the BPDA for a $13-million, five-story replacement building with 32 apartments and room for his market on the first floor. Read more.
The Globe reports on the new restaurant going into the complex rising on Pier 4.
I am the co-chair of Coalition Against Indycar Boston. I'm posting this on behalf of CAIB attorney David Lurie.
The Globe’s full-throated endorsement of Mayor Walsh’s re-election bid (“A Second Term for Mayor Walsh”, October 23) concludes that “Walsh’s record over the last four years should give voters confidence in his leadership.” Glaringly omitted from the editorial is any mention of the IndyCar debacle, which most definitely should give Boston voters second thoughts about the Mayor’s judgment, temperament, and susceptibility to insider influence. Read more.
Tim Colby captured the sunrise this morning.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays inbound due to a train joining the choir eternal at Andrew.
Paul Nutting watched the BPD Marine Unit investigate a sailboat on the rocks off Castle Island in Dorchester Bay this afternoon.
Jim Gavaghan, who took the photo, reports firefighters and EMTs rushed to 636 East Broadway in South Boston around 12:10 p.m. today after the worker fell onto the roof.
Engine 2 and Ladder 19 was dispatched and requested the Tower which has a bucket to effect the patient to the ground for transport by Boston EMS.
Walking up the street today I missed the view of the old Handbook building to only see this new cell tower!. I guess if you live the Back Bay you are the only ones allowed to chime in on this stuff.
The Suffolk Journal reports the university is looking to increase the percentage of students it currently has room for in dorms from 25% or so and quotes honcho and former City Councilor and East Boston native John Nucci on how it might make sense to look outside of the incredibly expensive area around the school at places that are just a ten-minute subway ride away - in particular East Boston, South Boston and Charlestown.
Two men involved in an altercation at a South Boston restaurant involving pepper and a beer bottle face criminal charges, a police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
CORRECTION: The candidates will have two debates after all - they agreed to a second one on Oct. 11.
After both sides agreed not to scab out at a WBZ debate, we're left with just a single mayoral debate, at WGBH's studios on the 10th (and now a second one the next night at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury). Tito asked Marty for at least four total debates. One of Marty's minions replied, basically: Yeah, right.
Speaking of Walsh opponents, John Connolly popped up this week ... Read more.
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