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By adamg - 7/29/19 - 10:05 am

Boston firefighters responded shortly before 10 a.m. to 2 Fidelis Way for a fire that they knocked down soon after.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 5:54 pm
Ominous cloud

Muerl got an ominous view on North Beacon Street in Brighton during the second of this afternoon's storms. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 9:26 am
Brighton crash

Kelly Packard came across this three-vehicle crash this morning at Commonwealth Avenue and Wallingford Road in Brighton. She reports there did not appear to be any injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 11:48 am

A couple days ago, Megan M of Brighton asked:

What’s the right move when a turkey takes up residence inside your garage? Who can help?!

Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/19 - 11:31 am
Sign warning whoever keyed a car to watch his back; owner has video

Signs like this normally only come out a couple days after a blizzard, but David Harris spotted this angry warning to a Brighton car keyer in the middle of our first heat wave of the summer.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 10:07 am
Oh what mysteries are contained within this bottle?

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the bottle that's been sitting on Comm Ave. at Strathmore Road in Brighton for three weeks now: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:06 am
Person trapped in SUV

Tori Bedford at WGBH reports from Market and North Beacon streets shortly before midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 8:52 am

WBUR reports on Rabbi Dan Rodkin's plea. In addition to retired cops and service members who already have guns, Rodkin is writing letters of recommendation for members who want to get their own gun licenses.

Rodkin began to seriously consider an attack on his congregation after the fatal attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 10:10 am
Architect's rendering of Brighton project

Architect's rendering, with birds.

A downtown developer has filed plans to replace the old Hahnemann Hospital at 1515 Commonwealth Avenue with 330 apartments and condos, in a building that would include a 180-foot tall, 17-story tower. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 10:06 am

A collection of complaints filed with 311 last night from Allston, Brighton, the Fenway and Brookline, including:

The noise and vibration is outrageous!!! 7pm or 8pm is fine. 10:15 and disturbing nearby neighborhoods. Find a new location!

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 3:46 pm

Boston Police report Arlington Street is shut between Parsons and Market streets due to a burst BWSC water main. BWSC has rushed workers to the scene and is advising nearby residents they might see brownish/yellowish water and that the should switch to bottled water for cooking or drinking.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 10:25 pm

Brad Squirrels attended the last-ever Irish-music session at the Green Briar Pub, closing after 30 years:

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 12:57 pm

Joanne D'Alcomo and Tony D'Isidoro report in the Allston/Brighton forum that a developer has purchased the old Kindred Hospital property, which used to be the old Hahnemann Hospital property, at 1515 Commonwealth Ave., and is proposing a building of between 9 and 16 stories, with about 330 residential units, split between apartments and condos. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/19 - 10:14 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Green Briar Pub on Washington Street in Brighton Center will have its final last call on May 6.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 9:29 am
Bus smasher

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for some major damage they say he did to a T bus on North Beacon Street near Market Street in Brighton around 10:10 a.m. on March 23.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:41 pm
Delineator and plaintve plea to have it replaced in Brighton

Marshall Hansberry shows us the plaintive plea posted on a knocked-over crosswalk delineator on Chestnut Hill Avenue at Academy Hill Road in Brighton.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 1:03 pm
Ciommo

Mark Ciommo, who has represented Allston/Brighton as a city councilor for almost 12 years, announced today he will not run for re-election to his District 9 seat this fall.

Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 8:30 pm
Wedged in car

Danielle Jones shows us some of the carnage in Cleveland Circle where a trolley and several cars had a rather sharp disagreement over who should go where shortly before 8 p.m. Read more.

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