Wicked Local Brookline reports Town Meeting tonight banned the landing of manned aircraft in residential areas. What? Was somebody with a GE logo on their car spotted prowling around town? No, must be something else; the Globe reports the public helipad Boston wants to build for GE will likely be on a pier behind the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on the South Boston Waterfront.
Mark Parkinson reports a fire that broke out around 1 a.m. at 25 Cypress St. went to two alarms and sent at least one person to the hospital.
Oh, my, we haven't been keeping up with our wattled-hoodlum news of late, but then we saw this article about a turkey terrorizing the California city of Davis and got to wondering about fowl deeds closer to home. As usual, Wicked Local Brookline did not disappoint:
Someone called to report five turkeys were chasing a postal worker near the corner of Blake and Somerset roads.
Wicked Local Brookline reports an Ogden Street resident called 911 after noticing that half a shelf in the garage had been sawed off. Nothing else was taken.
Vittorio Hassan, who ran an eponymous kosher pizza place on Beacon Street until 2003, is returning to the same location to open an eponymous kosher pizza place. Read more.
The MBTA reports workers teamed up to help a dazed owl that butted heads with a trolley in Brookline last night.
The bird somehow came into contact with a Riverside Line trolley around 11:25 p.m. in Brookline Village, the T reports. Driver Hoa Tran got out, carried the bird off the tracks and to a bench at the station and radioed in for help. Read more.
The Globe reports he grew up eating at Rubin's, whose current owners closed it for the last time today.
The owners of Rubin's Kosher Restaurant on Harvard Street in Brookline announced tonight that they will be closing forever Friday afternoon.
Erica and Allen Gellerman did not say why they are suddenly closing one of the Boston area's few kosher restaurants, but said it was with "a heavy heart."
Michele Connors spotted Mike Dukakis walking along Longwood Avenue this morning - with the trash he picked up along the way.
TV reporters and their crews are lined up along Beacon Street in Washington Square this morning to report on a tuberculosis case confirmed at Tiny World Child Care, 1613 Beacon St.
WCVB reports on the attack Wednesday night.
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