The Jamaica Plain Gazette recaps a community meeting over the Arborway bus yard in which residents squared off on the issue of whether to approve sudden MBTA changes - which even Danny G didn't know about - to a plan for the yard or to think about them for a bit. The T, the city and residents first began discussing changes to the bus... Read more
Boston Police report on three incidents yesterday:
But as Katken shows, he's not doing so well.
Sign at the lower busway at Forest Hills station.
Boston Police report arresting a guest at the former Charles Street Jail (now known as the Liberty Hotel) who was allegedly spoiling for a fight in the lobby last night. When they arrived and he offered to duke it out with them, they escorted him to another building with bars on the windows.
His arrest comes a month after he was arrested for ... Read more
Orange Line to Forest Hills this evening: Three teens, two girls and one guy, are trying to figure out where they know each other from. They figure it out and they start to chat, when one of the young ladies asks the guy where he lives:
Seaver Street! Wooo, Seavey! You must hate me 'cuz I live on Seaver, but I don't rep Seaver.
No,... Read more
Sam Baltrusis says this photo he took at the Orange Line stop is freaking him out because he sees a ghost in it.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports:
Shots exchanged across New Washington Street between one person at Forest Hills Station and three people in the Southwest Corridor Park at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Jan. 17 resulted in no injuries or fatalities, according to MBTA officials. ...
Shooting in September.
Eeka figured she'll use the MBTA trip planner to find the best way to get from Forest Hills station to Beech Street in Roslindale. She discovered a slight problem - the planner thought she wants to get to Beech Street from Forest Hills in Queens. And apparently that line isn't finished yet (what would they call it? The Orange G? The 34 F?).... Read more
St. Andrew in Forest Hills sold to the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Jamaica Plain Gazette reports.
Jef Taylor takes a walk through Forest Hills Cemetery.
A kid too young to have his name released is being held in lieu of $750,000 bail for allegedly opening fire on crowded Hyde Park Avenue yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced.
Two older teens, also charged in connection with the case, were ordered held in lieu of $250,000 and $100,000 bail, respectively. The 15-year-old and one of the older teens... Read more
The online staff seems to have left for the day (save for the Extra Bases guy). As I type, it's 8:35 p.m. and there's nothing on boston.com about a 3 p.m. shooting across from the Forest Hills T stop that lots of people saw, heard or watched the aftermath of (many because Washington Street/Hyde Park Avenue traffic was all messed up).
Channel 4... Read more
A shooting across from the Forest Hills T station around 3 p.m. today left one man injured and people pouring out of the station and nearby shops wondering what had happened. Channel 4 reports the man was shot several times and is in serious condition. Channel 5 reports the man's brother, also... Read more
Mike Ball vists Forest Hills Cemetery after the burials of the two firefighters killed by the Tai Ho fire and describes the arrangements of flowers - and his surprise at learning that one of the firefighters' bodies was cremated.