Yes, Charlestown, in the mixed-use development where the Hood plant used to be off Rutherford Avenue, the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line inbound from the north due to a dead train at Sullivan Square.
The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports the BPDA has discovered that Pier 5 is in such bad shape it can't be used for anything, except as a fenced-off eyesore.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line southbound due to a small track fire that BFD quickly extinguised at Community College.
The Boston Transportation Department alerts us:
Traffic Advisory starting tomorrow:
Maintenance requires lane reduction on the North Washington St Bridge. Drivers should expect outbound delays. The outbound travel lane adjacent to the curb will be closed to traffic to allow repair work to take place. Seek alternate routes.
Looks like not all the water fountains in Boston got turned off before the first freeze, based on reports filed with the city 311 system over the past couple of days. Read more.
NBC Boston reports a State Police trooper suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash around 3:30 a.m. on an access road to Boston Sand & Gravel off Rutherford Avenue.
Rick Macomber reports the cruiser somehow got jammed between two of the freight cars that haul sand and stone from New Hampshire to Charlestown.
John McCarville, 48, of Cambridge, was released on his own recognizance today at his arraignment on charges he sent four people to the hospital - including himself - in a 2 a.m. crash on the Charlestown side of the Gilmore Bridge on Sept. 24. Read more.
This card has been going around East Boston in recent days. In Spanish, it says, "I'm with Stephen" (and at the bottom: "Authorized and paid for by the Friends of Stephen Passacantilli Committee"). Read more.
NBC Boston reports a truck carrying scrap metal rolled over in Sullivan Square this morning, making the commute through there even worse than usual.
Tamas K-L got a good view of the USS Constitution on its first voyage since getting out of drydock.
"Minor" delays on the Orange Line as a result, the MBTA says.
The Suffolk Journal reports the university is looking to increase the percentage of students it currently has room for in dorms from 25% or so and quotes honcho and former City Councilor and East Boston native John Nucci on how it might make sense to look outside of the incredibly expensive area around the school at places that are just a ten-minute subway ride away - in particular East Boston, South Boston and Charlestown.
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