Several rounds, around 3:40 p.m. on Estabrook Road at Shawmut Avenue. Shell casings recovered, nobody hit.
They're bad enough downtown, but now they've invaded the Longwood Medical Area, a concerned citizen complains:
Please do something about these "fundraisers" who harass everyone who walks by. It is obnoxious and invasive. It's particularly upsetting because many of the victims are people who are just trying to get their child to the hospital. These solicitors should not be allowed to do this. They step out in front of you and try to cut you off/body block. It makes me extremely uncomfortable. This is a near-daily occurrence.
DNA evidence led prosecutors to a New Hampshire man for the Sept. 6, 1987 murder and rape of Dora Brimage, 19, of Roxbury. Read more.
Shortly after 11:20 p.m. at Burrell and Batchelder streets.
Nicole Gittens, headmaster at the Oâ€™Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, is leaving Boston to become deputy superintendent of teaching and learning in neighboring Brookline, Brookline Schools announced today.
Gittens became O'Bryant headmaster in 2014; her last day is June. 30.
Before the O'Bryant, she was headmaster at the Urban Science Academy.
Power shut, riders put on shuttle buses, expect delays.
UPDATE, 2:40 p.m. The T reported service has resumed, with "moderate" delays.
Tory Bullock ponders what's happening to Dudley Square.
Jess Ernst asks:
Need to find a tailor who is good with men's suits, in the Roxbury/JP/South End part of the world.
Around 12:20 a.m. outside 43 Holworthy St.
Around 12:40 p.m. on Warren Street, between Woodbine and Edgewood. The suspect is described as black, wearing a white T-shirt and bluejeans; he has bad teeth.
Boston Latin School students walked into school today to find hallways lined with charcoal drawings of all 410 or so graduating seniors on their last full day of school. Philip Sossou of Roslindale started working on the drawings in February.
Video of more of the drawings: Read more.