French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.
By - 11/11/18 - 12:03 am
Back Bay Armistice celebrations

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.

By - 11/10/18 - 8:25 pm

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.

By - 11/10/18 - 2:15 pm

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.

By - 11/10/18 - 1:17 pm

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.

By - 11/10/18 - 12:04 am
Victoria Street fire

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.

By - 11/9/18 - 11:02 pm

Don't worry: Matt captured this Medford action with his dashcam, not his phone.

By - 11/9/18 - 8:30 pm

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.

By - 11/9/18 - 3:17 pm

The Registry of Motor Vehicles is warning of counterfeit Web sites that seek to slurp some money out of your bank account by pretending to offer the sort of services - for a fee - that only a legitimate state agency should offer motorists, for free. Read more.

By - 11/9/18 - 10:49 am

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.

By - 11/9/18 - 10:05 am

Boston Police report arresting one of the three people they say robbed a woman on Warren Street between Dudley and Zeigler streets around 2:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 11/9/18 - 9:32 am

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.

Innocent, etc.

By - 11/9/18 - 9:26 am

The Boston Sun reports work began this week to install large steel door at the Fenway Green Line portal that would close and keep water out of the tunnel should the Muddy River ever flood again. Read more.

By - 11/9/18 - 8:45 am

State Police report a crash around 8:15 a.m. on Monsignor O'Brien Highway at the Museum of Science between a dump truck and a pedestrian left the bicyclist dead. Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 7:13 pm
Sideways car on Hyde Park Avenue

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.

By - 11/8/18 - 6:42 pm

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.

By - 11/8/18 - 6:37 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Tyshawn Cummings, Tyshawn Sanders and Jamari Manning of the murder of Shawn Border as he vacuumed his minivan on Oct. 18, 2016, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 5:29 pm
Mueller protest in front of the State House in Boston

Brad Squirrels reports from the Common:

Pretty impressive turnout on the Common with just 24 hours notice.

Lily Goldman is at a protest in Gloucester: Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 3:47 pm

Biznow reports the chicken-on-a-bun chain has decided Tom Menino has not been mayor long enough and is looking to replace the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. in the Back Bay. Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 12:57 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was arrested yesterday for threatening somebody with a Japanese saw - a tool normally only used by woodworkers. Read more.