But of course. Madeline McGill spotted them this afternoon.
Friolator spotted a bottle and can collector on Braintree Street in Allston this morning.
Fire investigators are at 79 Brighton Ave. to try to determine what sent the apparently vacant building up in flames early this morning.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 6:05 a.m. to heavy fire already showing from the three-story brick building.
In a message to students, BPD Commissioner William Evans says play nice and don't do anything you wouldn't want your dean of students to find out about:
The Boston Police Department, in the interest of general public safety, has requested certain temporary parking and access restrictions to several locations in the city both due to the Superbowl event and the recent storm. These traffic... Read more
Senator Eileen Donoghue .. claimed the high costs associated with..becoming a host city would be outweighed by the economic gains from increased tourism and business.
WalkingBostonian shows us the mostly empty Harvard Avenue in Allston this afternoon.
Izzie in a Tizzy shows us the milk shelves at the Packard's Corner Shaw's (the water shelves are similarly denuded).
As tourist-oriented as the Boston area is, it might not have enough hotel rooms to handle the crush of spectators, media types and various hangers on who would flood into town for the Olympics. Boston 2024 has an answer:
You know all those students who normally sublet their apartments in the summer? Boston 2024 would try to convince landlords to offer them only nine-month... Read more
At a Boston Licensing Board hearing on Wednesday, owner Baheja Rostami and her attorney said the extra space in the new location would mean "a more comfortable location" than the present storefront.
Ariana needs permission from the licensing board... Read more
What initially seemed like a possible fire on a crossover switch just past North Station around 2:40 p.m. turned out to be smoke from a brake pad on a passing train that got jammed against a wheel, the MBTA says.
The T shut power on the inbound side to let firefighters assess the situation as disabled train was moved to Wellington for repair.
Around 2:40... Read more
Anne Mostue reports a truck is wedged under the BU Bridge, which explains why State Police have blocked the ramp inbound in Allston.
A former BC football player today admitted to stomping a homeless man into unconsciousness in January and promptly got a suspended sentence that will keep him out of jail if he stays clean for the next five years, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Craig Parsons, 23, of West Newton pleaded guilty to various assault and battery charges and witness intimidation in Suffolk... Read more
UPDATE, 7 p.m. Boston Fire reports no body found.
State Police have shut the Anderson Bridge between JFK Street in Cambridge and North Harvard Street in Allston so firefighters can comb the Charles for somebody a 911 caller said jumped into the river around 5 p.m.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday granted a beer-and-wine license to Totto Ramen, 169 Brighton Ave.
Because Totto Ramen, the first Boston outlet of a New York City noodle chain, is in a city Main Street district, it won one of several new licenses authorized by the state legislature this year to encourage restaurant entrepreneurs in neighborhoods away from downtown and the waterfront. Unlike older licenses,... Read more
The smallish Tedeschi on Comm. Ave. at Harvard plans to move into the Kelly's Roast Beef space across Harvard.
The move, which will require approval of the Zoning Board of Appeals, prompted the owner of the McDonald's franchise on Harvard Avenue to seek city permission to extend his closing hour from 2 to 3 a.m., at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today.
Bob King, who... Read more