For the seventh time, the Supreme Judicial Court declined to overturn Paul Robinson's conviction for the murders of Patrick Hughes and his nephew, also named Patrick Hughes, in the family drugstore on Tremont Street across from Mission Church on Dec. 21, 1968. Read more.
Kristen Mobilia, who has long been active in the Fenway Garden Society, which oversees the Fenway Victory Gardens, has filed papers with state elections officials for a possible race against District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) City Councilor Josh Zakim.
To get on the fall ballot, Mobilia will have to file enough signatures on nominating petitions that the city elections department will release next month.
Mobilia is also director of finance and administration at VideoLink, LLC, a Newton company that creates and manages videos for corporate clients.
The Boston Business Journal reports that Mission Hill's only hospital specializing in bone and joint care is casting its lot with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Lahey Clinic in their bid to take on Partners.
Officials credit stepped up patrols by Northeastern cops in the neighborhood on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, plus counseling for off-campus students on how not to be jerks, according to the Huntington News, which reports officials made the assertions at a "town hall meeting" on community relations to which community residents were not invited.
Around 10 p.m. at Tremont and Gurney streets, near the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line stop.
The Crimson reports shots were fired around 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, on Turquoise Way. Nobody hit.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a malt and wine license for Quick Pick Convenience, 973 Tremont St. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports SoulFire has ceased to be.
UPDATE: NBC Boston reports the person died.
Happened shortly before 6 p.m. at Hillside and Sunset streets. The homicide and accident-reconstruction units were called in due to the severity of her injuries. First responders had some trouble getting to the scene due to the slippery roads.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
Around 4:10 p.m. at 11 Sunset St. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one of the victims' injuries.
On Smith Street, behind the Tobin Community Center, around 5:45 p.m. At least one car was also hit.
WBZ reports on graffiti on Mission Hill and quotes BPD Commissioner William Evans:
We have a few people in our department who are very good at reading graffiti and finding out who’s responsible.
Three photos of Bostonians standing in lines today. Can you guess which one is different from the other two? Answer (and photo credits) in the comments.
Around 530 p.m., a motor vehicle got up close and personal with both a bus and an E-Line trolley. Extensive damage to the car; no injuries. The Green Line is now suspended between Brigham Circle and Heath Street; riders are supposed to hop on a 39 bus instead.
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