Signal problems from Orient Heights to Suffolk Downs caused major delays on the Blue Line at rush hours, the MBTA reports, adding the problems have been fixed.
Somebody was shot seriously enough at 265 Centre St., next to the Jackson Square Orange Line stop to have the homicide unit called in around 3:30 p.m. Police are also investigating a car crash at Centre Street and Columbus Avenue apparently related to the shooting. Read more.
Airbnb, which ginned up a heavy-handed astroturf campaign to try to block city regulation of short-term rentals, is now trying another approach: A lawsuit charging Boston with heavy handedness of its own by attempting to violate both Airbnb's and its affiliates' free speech and privacy rights. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether Alex's Market, 322 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester, deserves any punishment for the way a customer walked out of the store and immediately popped open one of the 25-oz. Natural Ice cans he'd just purchased and guzzled some down - and then handed another one to an acquaintance. Read more.
Boston Harbor Hotel managers said today they will no longer allow members of the public onto a dock on which it offers live musical performances after an August incident in which a couple fell off the dock into the briny shallow - ironically while dancing to the theme song from the movie "Footloose." Read more.
The State House News Service summarizes a panel discussion with Rachael Rollins, newly elected Suffolk County DA and Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo, both elected as state representatives.
Miranda said that as a candidate this year, she felt she was "fighting" against a party that she says should have been helping her.
The Tufts Observer recounts the university's long history of taking opium-linked money, from donations from a member of the Cabot family to the building named after the couple who gave us OxyContin.
Octr202 reports the ascent from Logan was a bit bumpy tonight, but the view made up for it.
"First the condos and now the yard sales," Eileen Murphy sighs.
Adam Castiglioni took some photos of an old Chesapeake & Ohio passenger car that was parked at South Station today.
The BU News Service profiles Cynthia Soo Hoo, the principal of the Josiah Quincy School, who grew up across the street from the school.
A concerned citizen can't wait for Christmas to find out what's under the wrapping on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton:
Is this legal? What is hiding underneath?
Mooyah, next to the Jackson Square T stop, looks to be an Ex-yah now. Not only was it closed this afternoon, it's been stricken from the Mooyah Web site.
The outlet opened a little more than a year ago, several months after the second Grass Fed, in Forest Hills, closed. The original Grass Fed, on Centre Street, got a new owner, but has itself been closed for several months.
Kenmore Square was shut this morning for something found at 656 Beacon St., but was reopened after police determined the contents were not dangeous, WBUR reports.
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