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By adamg - 2/2/23 - 3:56 pm

Boston Public Schools will be closed tomorrow due to the cold. Superintendent Mary Skipper says: Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/23 - 11:02 pm

Mayor Wu has declared a cold emergency for Friday into Sunday due to temperatures and wind chills that could fall well below freezing. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/23 - 1:22 pm
Mountainous terrain supposedly 10 miles west of Brighton

A former Brighton Man saw this scene on "The Last of Us" (you know, fungus-driven zombies battle for control of Boston) and immediately thought:

how Bumble/Hinge/Tinder folks in Boston look at you when you live in Allston Brighton this photo was taken in Oak Square. ppl 4get that

By adamg - 1/30/23 - 11:49 am
Street scene in old Boston, featuring store selling rubbers

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By adamg - 1/26/23 - 10:34 am
Kids on an empty street in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By adamg - 1/25/23 - 9:55 pm

WBUR reports on Mayor Wu's first State of the City address.

By adamg - 1/25/23 - 1:13 pm

The Boston City Council could decide Feb. 15 whether to seek approval from the state legislature for a plan that would shift the Boston School Committee from a board appointed by the mayor to one elected by residents - plus a student member who would be able to vote on school business. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/23 - 11:51 am
Old trolley in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene (some details that would make it obvious scribbled out). See it larger.

By adamg - 1/19/23 - 12:11 pm
Mejia

City Councilor Julia Mejia says Turtleboy owner Aiden Kearney keeps libeling her and she's had enough.
Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/23 - 12:29 pm

Ellen Fleming is a reporter at WWLP in Springfield, where most people don't have a Boston accent, but she grew in Braintree, daughter of a couple of Dot rats, and used to work at Chronicle on Channel 5 here. So the other day, she was doing a report from Beacon Hill: Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/23 - 11:37 am

It's become too toxic a platform to keep wutrain going, she tells CommonWealth Magazine. Her official mayoral feed, however, will continue.

By adamg - 1/12/23 - 3:44 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit by 19 people against the city's requirement that they show proof of Covid-19 vaccination in most indoor public spaces because they failed to prove they were actually harmed by the rule. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/23 - 3:37 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission relays the news, based on growing numbers of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop.

Also at high numbers: Covid-19 viral particles in sewage at the MWRA's Deer Island plant, which has become a predictor of new cases in the coming couple of weeks. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/23 - 10:37 am
Movie house in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By adamg - 1/2/23 - 10:13 am

Last week, the BPDA issued a press release that it had approved 3,247 new housing units in Boston in 2022. Good news, right? Well, yeah, unless you make like Scott Van Voorhis and look at similar data for 2021, which showed 6,643 new approvals, and 2020, with 10,123.

By adamg - 1/1/23 - 10:45 am

Alex Weech describes and photographs his walk yesterday from Sprague Road in Readville on the Dedham line to Charlestown on the Everett line. He reports it took 4 hours 7 minutes. Read more.

By Back End - 12/31/22 - 11:07 pm

Orange Line delay Electrical Problem at Green St.
MBTA running trains on one track.
Delays again.

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