By - 3/24/18 - 3:54 pm
Blood on your hands at gun-control rally

It took some 45 minutes for all the marchers who started at Madison Park to fill into the Common, through a single entrance and past a BPD SWAT vehicle to join the thousands of people already waiting for them for a rally for gun control, against the NRA and against the bloodshed that happens time and time again - not just at high schools in well off towns, but in the streets of Roxbury, where Tarek Mroue was shot to death in a road-rage incident. Read more.

By - 3/24/18 - 2:58 pm
Smokey State Street

Wolf was on hand shortly before 2:30 p.m. when something on the tracks at the State Street Orange Line stop began to smoke - and a T worker quickly doused it. Read more.

By - 3/23/18 - 1:16 pm

MassDOT reports the T will be boosting service on all four subway lines tomorrow during the March for Our Lives, which starts at 11 a.m. at Madison Park High School and ends with a rally on Boston Common. Read more.

By - 3/23/18 - 12:02 pm
Sheila Lynch

Transit Police report arresting Sheila Lynch, 29, of Dorchester, on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon after she allegedly threatened to carve up a clerk at the Peter Pan counter at the South Station bus terminal in a dispute over a ticket refund around 5:40 p.m. yesterday.

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By - 3/21/18 - 9:59 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $10,000 for larceny and possession of Class E drug, but he's not going anywhere because he had bail on three open drug and larceny cases revoked, DA's office reports.

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on a larceny charge this morning after finding him with a bottle of prescription pills belonging to a man who had been found dead at the Downtown Crossing Red Line station.
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By - 3/19/18 - 5:06 pm

Patriot Care, which opened Boston's first medical dispensary at 21 Milk St., is looking for input on possible plans to add recreational marijuana offerings, even though it promised residents and city officials that's not something it wanted to do when it won approval for its dispensary in 2015. Read more.

By - 3/19/18 - 9:01 am
Sunrise through Rowes Wharf on the Boston waterfront

Cybah captured the sun centered in the Rowes Wharf arch as it rose this morning.

By - 3/15/18 - 6:42 pm

Molly Lanzarotta heard this guy from five floors up on State Street today.

By - 3/14/18 - 11:34 am
Student protesters near the State House

Molly Lanzarotta is with students from Boston and elsewhere at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, as they spend a snow day gathering for a noon march on the State House demanding action on guns. Read more.

By - 3/13/18 - 8:51 pm
Snowwoman on Boston Common

Charley A went for a walk across Boston Common tonight.

Also on the Common tonight: former Obama White House photographer Pete Souza: Read more.

By - 3/10/18 - 1:17 pm
Amtrak baggage car

Jed Hresko spotted this unhappy Amtrak baggage car at South Station yesterday.

By - 3/9/18 - 5:48 pm
Rose Kennedy Greenway rabbit

Jorge APB spotted this rabbit on the Greenway today.

By - 3/9/18 - 8:35 am

The MBTA reports delays of five to ten minutes on the Green Line due to a trolley that had to be taken out back at Park Street with a busted door.

Earlier, a Red Line train couldn't make it out of Park Street, either, which was then compounded by signal issues at Charles/MGH.

By - 3/7/18 - 10:29 pm

There was a bit of a third-rail fire on the Orange Line outbound at State Street. The fire's out, but so is the power, at least until after MBTA electricians can arrive and determine everything's OK.

UPDATE: The T has suspended all service between North Station and Back Bay. Have fun on the Green Line.

By - 3/7/18 - 10:41 am
Brutalist tower

The only reason City Hall is the most hated building in Boston is because most people somehow manage to completely ignore the Government Service Center on Cambridge Street between Staniford and New Chardon.

But the building, which houses various government offices, such as the Lindemann Mental Health Center, would have been harder to ignore under architect Paul Rudolph's original plans, which called for a 23-story tower. Read more.

By - 3/4/18 - 5:21 pm
Climate change protesters

Adam Castiglioni watched members of the Boston Climate Action Network hold a rally to demand Boston do more about rising seas outside the Aquarium T stop, a couple days after the T sandbagged the entrance and closed the station because of the once-in-a-generation flooding that has now happened twice in two months.

Meanwhile, over at the Aquarium itself: Read more.

By - 3/2/18 - 2:22 pm
Bicycling in Boston Harbor

Stephen Breyer watched a bicyclist make his way through Boston Harbor in Christopher Columbus Park today.

By - 3/2/18 - 1:50 pm

Boston Harbor tides hit a peak of 14.67 ft at 11:12 a.m., per NWS data, so no record breaker, but we've 2 more high tides to try to go over the 15.13 ft record set on Jan. 4. But the latest NWS forecasts now call for a high of no more than 14.9 feet, at midnight tonight.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:59 am
Flooded Causeway Street in Boston

That only looks like a squid swimming up the street - we think. See it larger.

David reports Causeway Street is now closed between North Washington Street and North Station due to flooding.

And as high tide rolls in, the wharves along Boston Harbor in the North End have surrendered to the sea. Chad Jackson shows us the Sargent's Wharf parking lot: Read more.