One hundred years ago today, people all over the Boston area stopped what they were doing to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars. Read more.
UPDATE, 11:40 p.m. There's a dead train at Braintree gumming up the works.
The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Red Line due to signal problems at JFK/UMass.
Now on offer on Craigslist: Piece of garbage HP color laser jet printer with off-brand ink cartridges. But the current owner repeats himself there.
Anyhoo, this is free to anyone who enjoys self-flagellation, being annoyed, someone into sadomasochism, my enemies, or someone who is handy and has the talent to fix things like this without too much effort.
A Boston health inspector yesterday gave Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, a clean bill of health, which allows it to re-open.
The inspection found absolutely no health violations at the take-out place, just four days after it was shut for a series of violations, some of which had been noted on inspections going back several months.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 18 Victoria St. at 3:42 p.m. on Friday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that did an estimated $500,000 in damage.
The cause of the fire, which displaced three people, is under investigation.
Kevin Williams, held for more than a month for the murder of a Codman Square gas-station attendant, was released on personal recognizance today at the request of Suffolk County prosecutors, who say they have uncovered new evidence in the case, now before a grand jury. Read more.
Best re-do of an MBTA system map this year, maybe ever.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a man's conviction for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for kicking his young daughter in the chest hard enough to send her flying to the floor in a drugstore. Read more.
Eric Rosales, 57, faces arraignment in Brighton Municipal Court today on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident involving a girl in her early teens on a court on Nonantum Road, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
The defendant allegedly engaged in improper, unwanted physical contact with the girl during a lesson.
Roving UHub photographer Jeremy Robertson captured the newly sideways car on Hyde Park Avenue northbound near Southbourne Road near Pagel Playground this evening.
The car came to rest a few feet from a 30-mph sign. In the photo, the car is hiding a second car, parked at the curb, that suffered heavy damage to the left rear.
The MBTA reports an inbound Orange Line train appeared to have gone to its final reward at Tufts. An inspector was able to shock it back to life, but riders still face delays of up to 15 minutes.