By - 11/5/15 - 7:40 am

The Huntington News reports on an incident early on Nov. 1 involving a student "in a cow suit and potentially possessing a knife."

By - 10/31/15 - 3:21 pm

If you live in the path of Logan Airport departures there's no doubt you were unable to sleep the morning of Saturday, October 31, 2015. He's a chart of the flights from about 5:30 A.M. to about 9:00.
The same data is presented here as a gif.

By - 10/30/15 - 7:31 am

Harvard reminds us that among the oddities at the Warren Anatomical Museum at the medical school is the skull of Phineas Gage - and the 17-inch, 13½-pound iron bar driven through his head while he was working on the railroad in 1848.

By - 10/29/15 - 4:22 pm

Hours after the City Council approved a measure letting police seize replica guns, officers detained a kid who'd just used a can of spray paint to give himself a realistic looking weapon with which to be tough, Boston Police report.

Read more.

By - 10/29/15 - 7:43 am

The Huntington News reports on the opening of the Haley House's Dudley Dough in the Bolling Building - which offers profit sharing to employees.

By - 10/28/15 - 3:32 pm

Police on Tremont Street. Photo by Derek Lumpkins.

UPDATE: Hyde Park man arrested.

One person was shot outside the Whittier Street apartments off Tremont Street around 3:10 p.m., the culmination of a fight that started inside the Ruggles Orange Line station.

Police are looking for a man who fired into a crowd, hitting the victim in the leg.

By - 10/20/15 - 6:10 pm
Wanted for in-train self love on the Orange Line

Transit Police report they are looking for a 40-ish man they say serviced himself in full view of other passengers on an Orange Line train hurtling through Roxbury and Jamaica Plain around 1:25 p.m. on Oct. 14.

He got off at Forest Hills and walked towards the upper busway, police say.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 10/19/15 - 6:20 pm

Boston Police report arresting Mauricio "Macho" Livingston, 21, of Hyde Park on charges he tried to end an argument inside 208 Hampden St. in Roxbury Saturday afternoon by taking out a gun and firing it. Read more.

By - 10/18/15 - 12:30 pm

Boston Police report officers managed to subdue a man who'd been waving a BB gun that looked like a real gun during an argument on Roxbury Street Friday evening. Read more.

By - 10/17/15 - 3:33 pm

The BRA board this week gave its nod to $75 million worth of development along Melnea Cass Boulevard.

The BRA board approved a 76-apartment proposal for Melnea Cass near Tremont Street. Madison Park Development Corp. will spend $37 million to erect the five-story building, which the BRA says will help turn Melnea Cass into a neighborhood street, rather than remaining as a bypass left over from the days when it was planned as part of an Interstate highway. Read more.

By - 10/14/15 - 10:16 pm
Noxious truck in Newmarket Square

A gagging citizen complains about this truck doing a little coal rolling on Mass. Ave. in Newmarket Square today:

Large truck traveling on mass ave near Proctor st spewing thick clouds of black smoke followed by white smoke.

By - 10/14/15 - 11:13 am

The Boston Licensing Board votes tomorrow on whether to grant a liquor license to Hector and Nivia Pina's proposed Cuban restaurant in the Hampton Inn on Melnea Cass Boulevard. Read more.

By - 10/8/15 - 11:52 am

The Southampton/Crosstown Safety Task Force met this morning to survey the mounting problem of drug addicts discarding ever growing numbers of needles in the streets and on the sidewalks of the Newmarket Square area - home to a number of programs for drug addicts and the homeless.

A landscaper working the grounds of a hotel in the area recently got pricked by a needle. Read more.

By - 10/7/15 - 2:23 pm

Flu-fighting staffers at Beth Israel get down to this. sick. beat.

H/t Nick McNulty.

By - 10/6/15 - 4:53 pm

Around 4:35 p.m. Several fresh gunshot holes were found in a car parked there.

By - 10/6/15 - 6:38 am

Michael Anderson, 46, of Framingham, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his participation in a scheme to flip condos in Dorchester and Roxbury during the recession, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/28/15 - 8:52 pm

Pieces of chalkboard tape lining the fence that surrounds the Archer Bonell site are filled with visions and wishes for development in the area. Many read "No Dunkins" as part of the community opposition against the site. Photo provided by Kaidi Grant.

America runs on Dunkin’? Not in Highland Park, residents say.

Community members will meet Wednesday night to discuss their opposition to a city designation with plans to build a new Dunkin’ Donuts in the neighborhood, despite previous public feedback against the project. Read more.

By - 9/28/15 - 8:47 pm

Around 8:35 p.m. at Albion and Clifton streets. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

By - 9/28/15 - 7:07 pm

A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.