WriteHandMan reports that around 6 p.m., the driver of an 18-wheeler got good and stuck under the bridge that carries the Red Line over Freeport Street in Dorchester - causing 20-minute delays on the Red Line. Read more.
Storrow, storrow everywhere: Trucker gets stuck under Red Line bridge in Dorchester, forcing delays in service
Live Boston shows us what happens when the driver of an 18-wheeler tries to squeeze under the bridge that carries the Red Line across Freeport Street in Dorchester.
Boston Police report gang-unit officers who initially stopped a driver at Freeport and Kimball streets for speeding in a car with excessive window tinting shortly before noon yesterday arrested him after they found a gun loaded with 21 bullets - and an adapter that turned the gun into an automatic weapon. Read more.
DA: Guy who crashed carjacked vehicle in Dorchester after high-speed chase had just been released on probation for Fields Corner crime spree
A man who had been released on probation just two weeks ago rather than going to jail for a series of crimes in Fields Corner was back in court today for arraignment on a variety of charges stemming from a car crash at Morrissey Boulevard and Freeport Street yesterday. Read more.
Police: Carjack suspect returns to same Dorchester area in stolen car, gets spotted, crashes car, gets arrested
State Police report: on an incident in Dorchester this morning:
Trooper in Dorchester just spotted vehicle involved in carjacking several days ago. Suspect driving it today was wearing ski mask and sunglasses. Suspect refused to stop, crashed into 3 other cars & tried to run, but was caught & in custody, Morrissey at Freeport.
The MBTA was bustituting along the entire Ashmont Line for awhile tonight after a truck hit the bridge that carries the line over Freeport Street, but reported shortly after 10 p.m. the bridge survived the crash a lot better than the truck did and so regular service was resuming. Unclear if the truck storrowed or just sort of bounced off the bridge somehow.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owner of Antonio’s HiFi Pizza and Bosburger in Fields Corner to open a recreational marijuana mart at 43 Freeport St. in Dorchester. Read more.
Jed Hresko came across this scene on Freeport Street in Dorchester under the Red Line tracks (of course), proving storrowing's not just a game for the river roads.
Today's winner of the coveted "Huh?" road-sign award goes to this pair at Dot Ave. and Freeport Street in Dorchester, where roving UHub photographer Joseph Gugliotta had to figure out which sign to obey.