In the arm, around 3:45 p.m. near the Park Street T station.
And before the night was over, one would be dead and the other on his way to refuge in England, according to an account by Mark Hurwitz.
Via J.L. Bell, who has more on the context of dueling in ye olde Boston.
Some light-saber action on the Common last night.
Via Boston Reddit.
Bradley reports seeing the fabled white squirrel of Boston Common at lunchtime today:
Looked away briefly and he was gone.
Mark Novak took a walk around the Parkman Bandstand and the rest of Boston Common last night.
JB Parrett watched the skaters on Frog Pond.
With temps approaching 70, Rachel reports the ice skating on Frog Pond today was more like puddle skating.
Boston snapped these cherry blossoms on Boston Common today.
Ed. note: A lot less glamorous, but down the street from us, somebody's yard is full of dandelions.
WBZ reports on the anonymous Good Samaritan.
Around 2:40 p.m. Transported to Mass. General.
A pair of Mounties bracket Halifax, NS Mayor Mike Savage, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and Andrea and Kyla MacEachern of Lorne, NS, who donated this year's Boston Tree as thanks for the aid Boston gave Halifax after an explosion in Halifax harbor in 1917 killed 2,000 and destroyed a large part of the city.
The folks who oversee the Frog Pond report their Zamboni is hard at work today, getting the surface just right for the opening of skating season at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Chris Lopez was among those attending the vigil for Paris that started at the Parkman Bandstand on the Common at noon.
Boston Police report arresting two people for an attack outside the Park Street T stop that sent a man to the hospital with multiple stab wounds on Oct. 8. Read more.
City Archaeologist Joe Bagley is chronicling the finds from a dig at Boston Common (between the Parkman Bandstand and the Boylston T stop), which so far have included the above British gun flint from the Revolutionary era, 17th-century ceramics and clam shells and the remains of stone tools from an earlier Native American encampment there.
Since Eversource has to dig up part of the Common this week anyway, City Archaeologist Joe Bagley figured he'd use the opportunity to do a little archaeological digging first, on what is one of the city's more historic pieces of land. Read more.
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