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By adamg - 11/9/23 - 10:04 am

MBTA General Manager Phillip Eng this morning released a proposed schedule for track repairs across most of the T subway system in 2024 that will mean more of the multi-day shutdowns riders have grown accustomed to over the past couple of years, but which he says will ultimately mean faster, smoother rides. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/23 - 5:01 pm

Red Line woes just never end. The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Red Line because not one, but two trains had to be pulled from service at Braintree on account of being deceased.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 9:26 pm

State Police report arresting a Roslindale man on charges he killed another driver on I-93 in Braintree shortly before 9 p.m. on Feb. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 9:18 am

The MBTA reports what it says are 15-minute delays on the Red Line out of Braintree due to a deceased train at North Quincy. Riders, however, report 15 minutes in MBTA time is more like a half hour to an hour in real time. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/23 - 2:40 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the inbound Braintree line due to a train with one of those dreaded mechanical issues near Braintree.

By adamg - 10/13/22 - 11:42 am

A man from Staten Island and six Boston-area men were arrested today on money-laundering and cocaine-distribution charges based in part on evidence obtained by a group of FBI agents and informants posing as their own Latin American cocaine-money laundering ring, according to documents unsealed in Boston federal court today. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/22 - 10:33 am

Red Line Braintree service was all kinds of screwed up this morning due to a train with a "mechanical problem" right at Braintree, but the T says "regularly scheduled service" has resumed.

By adamg - 8/18/22 - 3:11 pm

NBC Boston reports a woman managed to drive from the South Shore Plaza parking garage across what is normally a pedestrian bridge onto the mall's second level. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/22 - 4:01 pm

A two-car Red Line train came out of the Braintree yard when it wasn't supposed to around 5:30 a.m. and then didn't stop until it got about 800 feet north of the station, the MBTA reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/22 - 6:21 pm

NBC Boston has video of a Red Line train that took off at the Braintree yard and then just kept on going through Braintree station on May 30. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/22 - 2:05 pm
Fake ads for Applebee's and a Cleveland tennis open

Angel Nunez spotted these two ads in the parking lot for the defunct 99 in Braintree, likely for use in that movie in which Zendaya plays a tennis player.

By adamg - 5/31/22 - 9:29 am
Flames and smoke from one of the crashes

John Adams's dashcam captured the fire that erupted in a crash on Rte. 3 northbound in Braintree this morning. Kevin Brennan's copter video shows at least four vehicles involved. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/22 - 12:54 pm
Gaines exclusion zone around Orchard Park

Court-ordered map of Gaines's exclusion zone once he's on probation.

A federal judge this week sentenced Raymond Gaines, 42, to 90 months in federal prison after he admitted he got caught selling crack to an undercover agent three times at South Shore Plaza following his release on an earlier crack-sales conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 1:18 pm

WBZ reports that Dijoun Beasley, 26, of Dorchester, who was shot Saturday afternoon at the mall in Braintree has died. Read more.

By BostonDog - 1/18/22 - 1:13 pm

Sichuan Gourmet in Brookline @ St. Marys announced on their website and front door they permanently closed on Jan 16th. They were a local favorite. The location had been a Chinese Restaurant for 40+ years with Sichuan Gourmet replacing the Chef Changs in 2010.

They join O'Leary's Pub and the Dunkin Donuts for locations giving up the ghost on that corner.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 9:13 am

There are now just 26 Sears stores left in the entire country, and one of them is at the South Shore Plaza.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 2:53 pm

A former Boston resident now living in Taunton was arrested today on charges he collected more than $67,000 in fake pandemic unemployment claims even as he was working at a full-time job where he got a promotion and at least two raises. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 12:02 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Middleborough man they say refused a request from a conductor to put a mask on, then shoved the employee and forced his way aboard by using his shoulder as a battering ram. Read more.

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