Even as the rain supposedly nears the end of its increasingly annoying reign, the waters just keep piling up. From T stations to Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown and Circuit Drive in Franklin Park, which police shut due to flooding to Roslindale Square, which lost power, Bostonians have had enough, enough to slap anybody who might chirpily say "at least it's not snow!" Yeah, that... Read more
JB Parrett photographed the Zakim Bridge the other night.
Orange Line service was halted for awhile around 5:40 p.m. after somebody fell on the tracks at Sullivan Square. Police were able to get him off the tracks to await the arrival of EMTs so that service could resume.
Firefighters from Boston and Somerville rushed to I-93 north around 7:15 a.m. when a car burst into flames on the Exit 26 ramp just past the Zakim. By the time they got there, however, the car was fully involved. And traffic was a mess.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Tangierino is adding a cigar lounge.
The North End Regional Review shows us the proposed replacement for the old bridge between the North End and Charlestown. The city hopes to begin replacement in 2016.
Boston Police report arresting a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old on charges they responded to a request to stop cursing in front of a young child yesterday afternoon by attacking the child's mother and stealing her phone.
According to police, the woman and her young daughter were walking home around 5 p.m. when she "heard three juveniles using foul language which was sexual in nature... Read more
The Boston Business Journal reports the Globe has narrowed its search for a new headquarters to two locations in Charlestown - including the Schrafft's building - and the Landmark Center in the Fenway.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says police are seeking the public's help in their investigations of a double shooting in Charlestown that left one teen dead and a shooting in Dorchester Lower Mills that sent a man to the hospital with head injuries.
At a public meeting in Lower Mills to discuss that neighborhood's shooting, Evans said police still do not know... Read more
Jocelyn watched the sunset from the base of the Bunker Hill Monument, along with Col. Prescott, who maintained a rather stony visage through it all.
Boston Police said tonight that Ryan "Duce" Morrissey has died.
Morrissey, 17, and Jamie Lawton, 19, were shot Wednesday night on Main Street. Police say they continue to investigate the shooting and are asking for help from the public to find the shooters.
Several hundred Charlestown residents gathered Friday for a prayer vigil for Morrissey.
Around 9:40 p.m. outside 274 Main St. At least one of the victim's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.
Police are looking for two men who fired the shots, one white, one black, both about 5'10" to 6' and both wearing hoodies, who ran onto Salem Street,... Read more
On Thursday morning, a rider on the 93 bus handed driver Richard Cooper a wallet that was just sitting there - a wallet with $1,735 in it. Cooper, who has worked for the T for 28 years, gave the wallet to an inspector at Sullivan Square station, who handed it over to a supervisor at the Charlestown garage. The T reports:
On Friday, the wallet's... Read more
Mucka Finyardi looked across the water and Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf the other night.
You get to do lots of travel and you never have to worry about getting caught in traffic. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, Her Majesty's foreign secretary, popped into town today to take a look at the windmill blade testing facility in Charlestown, as one does.
Boston Police report that when officers from the Youth Violence Strike Force went to speak to a group of teens standing in front of 49 Walford Way around noon on Monday, one of the teens:
Turned from officers holding his waistband and ran into the building locking the door behind him. A quick thinking officer went to the rear door, entered the common area... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports seven people were injured on a boat that had just finished refueling off 100 Terminal St. in Charlestown around 5:45 p.m.
At least two people were transported to a local hospital with burns.
Firefighters used extinguishers to put out the fire on the boat, a 38' Wellcraft Cuddy Cabin boat, the department says, adding the boat stayed afloat.... Read more