The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to an earlier deceased train at Andrew.
Eileen Murphy watched the demolition of the Loyal Crown smokestack in South Boston today.
The 120-foot smokestack, built in the late 1930s when Loyal Crown Linen moved into a former munitions plant on Damrell Street, was torn down to make way for Washington Village, an impending development of 656 condos and apartments.
The T says it's gotten the track-repair equipment that gummed up the Red Line at Andrew off the tracks, but that the Orange Line is still having problems due to an Orange Line train that bought the farm earlier at Downtown Crossing.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to "an ongoing signal problem" at Andrew.
A non-viable train at Andrew is causing "moderate" delays, the MBTA reports.
The T reports "minor" delays into town due to a train that met its maker at Andrew Square.
The T is reporting the dreaded severe delays on the Red Line inbound due to a train whose poor heart gave out at Andrew.
Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.
Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.
The BRA board today approved a development off Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Street that would transform a nearly 5-acre collection of small industrial buildings into 656 condo and rental units in buildings ranging up to 24 stories tall. Read more.
A concerned citizen uses Bos:311 to file a complaint about another concerned citizen using Bos:311 to file a complaint - while behind the wheel of his car on Dorchester Avenue in Andrew Square.
There does not appear to be a complaint about the person standing in the middle of Dorchester Avenue taking a photo to file a complaint about the person taking a photo to file a complaint.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today it had no reason to overturn Adam Cassino's first-degree murder conviction for the death of neighbor Barbara Tagen, 65, in her Andrew Square apartment in 2011.
The ruling means Cassino will spend the rest of his life in state prison without chance of parole. Read more.
Makes my morning every day as I see this from my window but I can't imagine what it is. It's facing Andrew Square off of Dot Ave by the Marr equipment rental.
A Dorchester man got a 2 1/2-year jail sentence after a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted him for his role in a 2014 knife fight that ended with him, his victim and a third person stabbed. Read more.
Around 6:25 a.m. a train needed to be taken out back and shot at Andrew. Inbound, of course.
A developer today filed its plans to turn a 4.9-acre collection of small industrial buildings into a new neighborhood with 656 residential units in eight buildings, 96,000 square feet of retail space - including a grocery store and a pharmacy - and 2.4 acres of "public realm" space.
In a filing with the BRA, Core Investments says its Washington Village - at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester and Damrell streets - will include both apartments and condos at affordable, "mid-market" and market-rate prices. Read more.
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