The Boston Courant reports state transportation officials are working on plans to stick both sides of Storrow Drive under a Longfellow Bridge arch, which would let Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary expand one of its buildings and dig a new parking garage under the current Infirmary parking lot in exchange for giving up the parking lot for the new road alignment and new parkland... Read more
Police cruiser stuck in the water on Vale St. Officer still in the cruiser water is up to the door and is coming in.
Female motorist stock in the water and water is coming in the vehicle.
Meanwhile, A.P. Blake... Read more
UPDATE, 11 p.m.: Tree fell on Northeast Corridor tracks between Canton Junction and 128. Providence bound train just stopped.
Skatefitz snapped the tree that fell clear across L Street in South Boston tonight.
Dougie Fresh shows us his driveway in Everett (where, he adds, his car was not parked):
State Police report a head-on crash shortly before 3 a.m. on the Jamaicaway at Perkins Street killed two, injured three, one critically, and left the road shut for three hours.
A 2007 BMW 530XI with three occupants struck a 2002 Toyota Camry with two occupants. Two of the passengers from the BMW, a 44 year old Everett woman and a 33 year old Revere... Read more
Lagrange Street north just past Centre is currently blocked thanks to the latest big rig storrowed at the Needham Line bridge, Cottonmanifesto reports.
On Spring Street at Baker tonight. Any other stations below $3? The two stations on Centre Street were both above $3.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today found Michael Ahern of Dorchester guilty of felony motor vehicle homicide for running down a bicyclist on Morrissey Boulevard in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Prosecutors convinced the jury that Doan Bui, 63, bicycling home after a fishing trip, died because Ahern rammed him with enough force to throw him 150 feet from the point... Read more
No bridges were harmed in the making of this crash.
Just call it treelock: Boston shows us the tree that discovered gravity early this evening on Mass. Ave. northbound near Tremont Street.
The Herald reports that Massport is getting ready to build a 1,700-space garage to replace all the parking lots that have been torn up for all the development that is generating all the traffic. that is increasingly clogging the streets of the Innovation District.
Jared spotted these stickers in Mattapan today.
In response to a citizen complaint about loud street work on Appleton Street at 7:30 a.m. this past Saturday, Mark Cardarelli, supervisor of utility coordination and compliance at the DPW writes:
The Public Works Department is resurfacing Appleton St. Appleton was in disparate need of resurfacing, this is a plus for the residents. The street was posted 2 days in advance as required. Because... Read more
Gareth show us the intersection of Juniper, Thornton and Rockledge on Fort Hill.
Winter is coming: A roving UHub photographer noticed this basketball hoop setup being used as a space saver on Kelton Street in Allston tonight.
You get to do lots of travel and you never have to worry about getting caught in traffic. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, Her Majesty's foreign secretary, popped into town today to take a look at the windmill blade testing facility in Charlestown, as one does.
An aggrieved citizen complains:
It's like biker boys or 2fastfurious on Washington st every Sunday. Mopeds, quads, dirt bikes, face masks and zero helmets. How is this always going on so close to the D4 police station. There MUST be warrants out for some of these punks.