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By adamg - 9/18/20 - 11:55 pm

Vanyaland reports the latest on the saga of the shuttered music space whose manager refused to let it die.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 10:14 pm

Sen. Ed Markey reacted to the news that Senate Hypocrite Mitch McConnell is pledging to bring Trump's Supreme Court pick to the Senate floor for a vote exactly unlike the way he kept Obama's pick off the floor in 2016: Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 9:57 pm

NBC Boston reports three people were shot on Hammond Street near Westminster Street around 7:45 p.m.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 9:32 pm

MassLive.com reports that City Councilor Andrea Campbell (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) is "seriously considering" running for mayor next year. At-large Councilor Michell Wu announced this week she's running. Mayor Marty Walsh has yet to say if he plans to seek a third term.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 6:37 pm

Winthrop Police report fining a Bellevue Avenue man $300 for failing to comply with state Covid-19 regulations after officers responding to "multiple reports about a loud party" found about 30 people having a grand but largely maskless time, in a town that the state has ranked as having a high Covid-19 risk. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/18/20 - 6:17 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports DCR has Jersey-barriered a pebbly stretch of the shoreline along Dorchester Bay off Morrissey Boulevard because too many of the people using it to launch small boats and Jet Skis were failing to observe basic Covid-19 social-distancing requirements and because too many people were using it as a place to drink and weren't cleaning up after themselves.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 2:00 pm

Bipartisan - 3

He's done an ad spot for Brett Kavanaugh-supporting, impeachment-rejecting Susan Collins of Maine in her bid to remain in the Senate.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 1:43 pm

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, starts tonight. It's normally a time to go to temple, where the new year is brought in with blasts from the shofar. but, of course, not this year. Several congregations in Brookline and Brighton have organized outdoor shofar blowings at 4 p.m. on Sunday (5 p.m. at Amory Park): Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 1:19 pm
Coyote

The other day, Samuel Watson was kayaking on the Charles River, about a half mile down from Millennium Park in West Roxbury, when he spotted this coyote.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 11:52 am

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man on various charges, including attempted murder, after they say he refused to stick around for a traffic stop on Regent Street early Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 10:52 am
Giant reset button in Somerville

Msmariamad found just the reset button we need, in Somerville. Of course, with the way things are going, you'd go right up, hit that sucker hard and fall into the sewer main it's covering up.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 9:37 am
Architect's rendering of new Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain

Rendering by Dream Collaborative.

Three non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA to replace roughly half the Mildred Hailey public-housing complex in Jamaica Plain with a new mixed-income community over eight to ten years. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 8:46 am
Fairmount fire

Fairmount Street fire. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started at 24 Fairmount St. in Dorchester spread to 20 and 26 Fairmount and the garage at 28 Fairmount early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 10:43 pm

IT'S A FAHCKIN TUNA BRO! Part 1 & 2

Sept. 17, 2015 will always be in our fahkin' hahts, Jay!

H/t Nichole for the reminder.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 10:24 pm

Boston Police report two men sitting in a car were shot outside 74 Decatur St. in the Bunker Hill housing complex shortly before 7:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 10:10 pm

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller reported tonight that the state has changed Newton's Covid-19 risk level from "low" to "moderate" because the city's average number of new daily cases has increased to 4.1 from 1.9 last week - which she said is not due just to the the Boston College outbreak but also because: Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 9:51 pm

Northeastern University announced tonight that it's reversed its decision to make 11 first-year students found in a room together forfeit roughly $28,000 in payments if they decide to re-enlist at the school for the spring - the money will instead go towards the cost of being at Northeastern then. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 7:16 pm

Shortly before 5:30 p.m. Photo of half the car. The driver did not make it.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 5:07 pm
Damien DiPaola

DiPaola talks heaters, tents along Hanover Street.

For the second time since the start of the pandemic, the Boston Licensing Board called in North End restaurant owners to urge them to do a better job breaking up lines of hungry people and ensuring their workers wear their masks properly.

But in a Zoomed hearing this afternoon, the board also laid out requirements for restaurants to add heaters to their expanded patio spaces along sidewalks and in parking spaces as the city expands patio season through December: Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 2:15 pm

The Boston Cannabis Board yesterday approved a proposal by the city's first medicinal-marijuana dispensary, on Milk Street, to add recreational pot to its offerings and approved a number of proposed pot shops from East Boston to Roslindale. Read more.