By - 8/18/18 - 11:59 pm
Todd

Robert Todd was found dead today in Franklin Park, where family and friends had reported he'd been last seen entering on Thursday.

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By - 8/18/18 - 8:35 pm
Narrow-gauge proposal

Narrow-gauge proposal.

A strip of land up Jeffries Point that was once used to ferry millions of riders a year between the East Boston waterfront, Revere Beach and Lynn could become a series of five apartment and condo buildings under a developer's proposal. Read more.

By - 8/18/18 - 6:39 pm

Updated, 11:25 p.m.

State Police report a bicyclist suffered serious injuries when he lost control of his bike on Perkins Street, just west of the Jamaicaway, around 3:20 p.m.

No cars were involved, State Police say, adding that the man, 64 and a Jamaica Plain resident, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital.

By - 8/18/18 - 11:07 am

Some Aryan fanboys plan to harrumph and stuff at a rally in front of Boston City Hall today. Wonder if they'll look up to see one of the three flags flying above the area set aside for them? BPD is staging inside City Hall.

By - 8/18/18 - 10:16 am
Architect's rendering of South End project

Architect's rendering.

The BPDA board has approved a developer's plan to replace the Boston Flower Exchange at 540 Albany St. with a new office and R&D complex with 1.6 million square feet of space. Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 7:10 pm
Lightning hits a building under construction in Boston

Matthew Ireland happened to snap a photo on his iPhone at just the right instant to get a lightning bolt heading to the ground this evening, only getting interrupted by the tower under construction in front of the Garden.

By - 8/17/18 - 6:55 pm
Rainbow over West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Nancy Reynolds captured the rainbow over West Roxbury during the first storm that came through the area.

Martin Lieberman got to see some rainbow action as well, over Brighton: Read more

By - 8/17/18 - 3:32 pm
Alleged Esplanade groper

State Police report they are looking for a man who slowed down on his bike on the Esplanade long enough to grab two women on the buttocks around 1:45 p.m. on Aug. 9.

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By - 8/17/18 - 2:57 pm
Brooks

A Revere man who spent part of an Orange Line ride staring at a girl under 14 ground himself into her as she and her mother got off the train at Downtown Crossing around 10:50 a.m. yesterday, Transit Police report.

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By - 8/17/18 - 2:31 pm

Suffolk County DA Dan Conley today made it official: He's endorsing assistant DA Greg Henning to succeed him in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary: Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 2:13 pm

Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was charged today with one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds and one count of wire fraud in the widening State Police overtime investigation and agreed to plead guilty, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 10:30 am

WBUR reports on Children's Hospital's new transgender surgery center - which only takes patients over 18 - and interviews its first surgical patient.

By - 8/17/18 - 10:03 am

The city and Blue Bikes yesterday posted a map showing where new Blue Bikes docking stations will be set up within the next few weeks.

The docking stations will be the first in Roslindale, which will get five, and Mattapan, which will get four. The bike-rental system will also be expanding in Dorchester.

By - 8/17/18 - 9:36 am
Trash on Tremont

Tremont Street this morning. Source.

Reports poured into 311 this morning about trash bags ripped open, their contents scattered about, along Tremont Street, Massachusetts Avenue and Shawmut Avenue. As one concerned citizen put it in a 311 complaint: Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 9:17 am

Boston Police report arresting Kevin Fernandes, 24, on charges he shot Eden Jacquet to death on Fenwood Road on Jan. 13, 2016. Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 8:59 am

When asked why JP residents in the 8th Congressional District should vote for him, Christopher Voehl explained he's against Medicare for All.

Lynch also faces Brianna Wu in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary.

By - 8/17/18 - 8:46 am

The MBTA reports delays of up to 10 minutes on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills. Lauren Picone wishes to have a word with the T about its timekeeping:

Orange Line delays are MORE than 10 minutes. I have been sitting at Forest Hills for at least 10 minutes. Can you please get the trains moving, or, failing that, at least update your incorrect information? These delays are SEVERE.

By - 8/16/18 - 5:22 pm
L Street proposal: Before and after

Architect's rendering: Before and after.

The developers that have proposed turning the old Boston Edison power plant along L Street into a mixed-use development today filed new plans that call for fewer residential units and somewhat shorter buildings than originally proposed - and a possible solution to waterfront gridlock through funding of a new bus route to the site. Read more.

By - 8/16/18 - 3:29 pm