Bay Village

By - 4/12/14 - 1:27 pm

A content citizen offers praise:

On Friday, April 10, a city worker swept and cleaned the streets of Bay Village. He did a beautiful job and I can see the difference he made. I just thought you should know. He was over 6 ft tall, dark skin, husky build with an easy smile. I hope this message will reach his supervisor. Funny, a neighbor

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By - 3/15/14 - 9:02 am

A concerned citizen complains about a set of traffic lights on Marginal Street:

The crosswalk sign goes from 42 seconds down to 31 and then 0; a few seconds later the car light turns green!!! This is new. Quite similar to the crosswalk by park plaza Arlington st and Stuart st that would go from 16s to 0s, but at least that one truly

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By - 3/9/14 - 8:31 am
Car crashes into building on Arlington Street in Boston

WoofWellington reports being awakened shortly after 5 a.m.:

Woof we were just awoken by a car crashing into the front of our building on Arlington St.

Between Isabella and Cortes, involving an Infiniti and a taxi; two people to the hospital to be checked out.

By - 10/1/13 - 7:47 am

The Boston Business Journal reports the Boston Licensing Board rejected a proposed 1 a.m. closing time for a restaurant in the former Renaissance charter-school building because we can't have restaurants in that area staying open that late.

In fairness to residents, the developer of the school-to-apartments project did promise them any restaurant in the building would be open no later than 12:30 a.m., but... Read more

By - 6/10/13 - 7:11 am

Boston Police report a woman, 80, died of head trauma after being hit by a car at Stuart and Charles streets around 6:20 a.m. on Sunday.

The driver said he did not see the woman.

At present, the cause of the accident is still under investigation and no violations have been issued at this time.

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By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 10/31/12 - 12:13 am

From the BPL's Cocoanut Grove photo collection. Used under this license.From the BPL's Cocoanut Grove photo collection. Used under this license.

Boston Police announce that with the help of the BPL, they've made public three volumes of witness statements... Read more

By - 9/5/12 - 12:09 pm

BPD brass, managers of the Wang Theater, the Charles Playhouse and the W Hotel and elderly residents of a Tremont Street building turned out en masse at a licensing hearing this morning to oppose Royale's request to increase its capacity from 770 to 1220, saying the area has enough trouble already with the club goers it has now.

Royale argues the increase would actually make... Read more

By - 4/9/12 - 1:32 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports on the end of Darryl Settles' plans for a hotel.

By - 3/14/12 - 6:35 am

Boston Police report that as of 4:15 a.m., NStar had restored power to Bay Village, Chinatown and the area east of Clarendon Street.

Police also provide a tip for motorists who find themselves at an intersection with no functioning traffic lights and no police to direct traffic, and no, it's not to re-create that scene from Gremlins:

Motorists are asked and instructed to

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By - 11/23/11 - 12:00 am

Liberty Mutual

BostonCityWalk stopped on a walk to snap the new Liberty Mutual headquarters going up on Columbus Avenue.

Copyright BostonCityWalk. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 10/15/11 - 7:25 am

Cambridge, Mass. — Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productions’ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8–Jan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com

It is the winter of ‘69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more

By - 7/20/11 - 1:42 pm

Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.

The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more

By - 7/4/11 - 4:02 pm

July 3rd with the Pops

Leslee took in the rehersal performance at the Hatch Shell.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 6/26/11 - 12:58 pm

Chandler Street lightA concerned citizen complains:

Since the movie crews were here on Friday (6/24), all the streetlights on Chandler and the side streets have been on 24/7. Seems like the timers have been turned off and I know the city is keen to save money. Thank

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By - 2/25/11 - 2:20 pm

Press Pass Tv is a nonprofit organization that engages youth in advocacy journalism to tell the stories of communities working for change. Jean Grae performed at the 3rd Eye open 11th Hip Hop Festival. Press PassTv was able to catch Jean before her performance. She discussed her record sales and her old school flavor. Jean described how she maintained her own identity and how we... Read more

By - 1/24/11 - 11:00 am

Boston Police are investigating the 8:10 a.m. collision that left a 74-year-old man dead.

UPDATED with correct age.

By - 1/2/11 - 6:47 pm

UPDATE: The Herald identifies the officer in question as Daniel Keeler, a former homicide detective with an interesting past.

Darrin Morda, who co-owns Rise, says the stanchions and barriers in place outside his club New Year's Eve were there at the request of the Boston Fire Department, which asked for them about two months ago.

It's one of numerous issues Morda has with... Read more

By - 12/28/10 - 11:14 am

District chief at fireDistrict chief at fire scene. By Courtney Sacco.

A fire that broke out shortly before 11 a.m. at 34 Church St. quickly spread to all four floors and the basement and went to four alarms before it was brought under control about a... Read more

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