The Boston Cannabis Board yesterday approved a proposal by the city's first medicinal-marijuana dispensary, on Milk Street, to add recreational pot to its offerings and approved a number of proposed pot shops from East Boston to Roslindale. Read more.
Live Boston reports a man was beaten and stabbed by three to five other men on Temple Place in Downtown Crossing around 8 p.m. on Friday. He was found outside Boston Chops, although responding police also found blood on Park Street. Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
Fortis Property Group of Brooklyn has filed revised plans for the garage next to Faneuil Hall Marketplace that are browner and less curvy than its original proposal and which feature fewer, but larger, residential units in a structure to be place atop the existing seven-level garage. Read more.
A Black attorney who was arrested on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident at the Haymarket bus station is suing the MBTA, saying he never should have been arrested for some jostling at a crowded stop at rush hour and that the only reason he was is because of his race and that police took the word of a known troublemaker without ever getting his side of the story or interviewing any of the witnesses he says would have backed him up. Read more.
Gerard Richard Lee, 70, was arrested Friday after a police officer saw him "spray paint graffiti, including swastikas, on the air intake stack at the JKF Federal Building," the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.
Lee faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on the one count of injuring or depredating government property, the US Attorney's office says.
The Kenmore Army & Navy Store, 477 Washington St. in Downtown Crossing, is suing its insurance company for the more than $320,000 it says it's lost due to the Covid-19 crisis - which it says its insurance company is supposed to cover. Read more.
Peoplle with #saveourchildren signs? They're QAnon'ers i.e. Trump supporters who want to "save" children who don't exist from basements under pizza places that don't actually have basements to keep Tom Hanks and Hillary Clinton from ripping out their precious little adrenal glands. Yes, they walk among us even here in Boston. Read more.
A manager at the Bank of America on Federal Street faces federal wire-fraud and money-laundering charges for the way he allegedly embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from an investment firm with two dozen accounts at the bank. Read more.
Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to nearby hospital. Photo by Live Boston.
Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Washington Street and Temple Place around 2 a.m.
As he was being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries that were not, however, considered life threatening, police found a suspect about a block away - a guy covered in blood, possibly from his own minor head injury.
The Mayor's Mural Crew and the Office of New Urban Mechanics teamed up to create a series of leafy areas around the Parkman Bandstand for people to enjoy the outdoors while ensuring they're socially distant.