Matt Laskowski was in the North Quincy Red Line station around 4 p.m. yesterday when the station became suffused in the golden glow of the setting sun. "The light was just incredible," he says.
NECN reports the 78-year-old woman whose car wound up wedged in the entrance to the Wollaston Red Line stop yesterday has died. Her cause of death was not released, but Transit Police said yesterday she apparently suffered some sort of medical problem before crashing into the station.... Read more
Transit Police report a 78-year-old woman pulling into the parking lot at Wollaston station around 10:25 a.m. lost control of her car and wound up driving into the station itself.
"It appears she may have suffered from a medical emergency" that caused her to lose control, police say.
NECN reports Quincy Police have charged some guy in Connecticut with torturing a puppy so badly she had to be put down when found.
An inebriate fell into the pit at Wollaston on the Red Line shortly after 8 p.m., according to the MBTA. He didn't come into contact with the third rail, no train was nearby and he was transported to Quincy Hospital with minor injuries, the T says.
Dead train at North Quincy this late Friday afternoon.
Berfun shows us the scene after the alleged end of morning rush hour at Quincy Center this morning, caused by, oh, who knows, the Red Line being the Red Line. Imagine if the fire department monitored T stops for overcrowding like they do nightclubs.
Berfun looked out her window in Quincy Center at lunchtime to a 2-alarm fire at the Masonic lodge on Hancock Street
Some 2,000 people have signed up as potential attendees at vigil for the brutally beaten dog, scheduled for Saturday, 5 p.m. at Pageant Field.
A dead train at Park coupled with a medical emergency means Green Line commuters are not smiling this morning.
And the sixth train just went by and I'm still on the platform. 17 yrs commuting on... Read more
Ahold, USA, the Quincy-based parent of Stop & Shop, is suing the maker of a popular anti-acne drug, charging it's conspired to keep prices up by buying off competitors and filing bogus paperwork to stall federal approval of generic competitors.
Red Line trains are bypassing the station as the bomb squad investigates.
UPDATE: A T spokesman says:
The "item" was never in doubt. A Police K9 earlier this morning had detected something in the area of a communications box mounted on the wall. A subsequent x-ray look at the box turned up nothing out of the ordinary.... Read more
Transit Police report a chatty guy struck up a conversation with another man at the Quincy Center Red Line station last night and bragged that he was "a wanted man."
Turns out he was telling the truth. And turns out the other guy was an undercover Transit Police officer patrolling the station.
Transit Police say officers arrested William Mavrides, 25, on several outstanding warrants... Read more
Dot Rat journeys across the Neponset to check out Molly Moo's in Quincy:
I took one bite, just one, and this was my immediate reaction: "You gotta be f*cking kidding me." Yes it was that good. I know ... not something you normally see in an ice cream review but hey, this is how Dot Rats roll.... Read more
If you're at work, put your ear buds in first before watching this call from Presidents Rock Club in Quincy.
Thomas Higgins, 21, was arrested today and is expected to be arraigned tomorrow in Quincy District Court on charges of open and gross behavior. Transit Police say they received "received several tips" regarding his identity.... Read more