Jesse the roving UHub photographer didn't have much room to rove at Kenmore on the Green Line around 2 p.m., due to continuing problems caused by the trolley that derailed just outside the tunnel this morning.
A Suffolk Superior Court judge ruled today that if a New Jersey cop who started a fight at a Fenway Domino's that put a BC student into the hospital stays out of trouble for the next two years, the charges against him will be dismissed, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert (JCMC) is a special holiday celebration, honoring two master JCMC alumni, Bill Pierce and Stan Strickland, and featuring the 14-piece JCMC Ensemble, with host Eric Jackson. Read more.
The Boston Guardian reports John Henry and Friends will seek city permission for 12 concerts this year at the lyric little bandbox - but say they'll keep them from turning the Fenway neighborhood into an aural hell by requiring the concerts to end at 10:30, having on-hand sound engineers who can lower the volume and maybe installing evening sound-deadening curtains. A licensing hearing is scheduled for Dec. 12 at City Hall.
The Boston Business Journal reports on a deal between Walsh, Boston University, which owns the building the giant red triangular flasher sits on and Related Beal, which has a deal with BU to knock down much of the block and put up new office space.
The Boston Sun reports on the Citgo Sign's official landmark designation.
Kenmore Square was shut this morning for something found at 656 Beacon St., but was reopened after police determined the contents were not dangeous, WBUR reports.
A British developer wants to replace one of the last remaining low-rise buildings on the south side of Boylston Street with 500 apartments and support services aimed at the city's burgeoning population of graduate students. Read more.
Michael Ratty reports this woman has the costume of the night at Tony C.'s in the Fenway.
Boston Police are taking no chances with the outcome of tonight's World Series game: Traffic barriers go up at 10 p.m. from the BU Bridge to Mass. Ave. and along Boylston, Ipswich, Lansdowne, Van Ness and Jersey streets. Read more.
Boston firefighters responded around 3:15 p.m. to 104 Hemenway St., near Westland Avenue, for what turned into a seven-alarm fire. Read more.
The Huntington News reports on a protest aimed at getting Northeastern to increase its voluntary payments in lieu of taxes.
Boston has long asked non-profits to kick in 25% of what they would pay in property taxes if their property were commercial instead of non-profit. Northeastern has always been on the low side of PILOT payments, but says it more than makes up for it in other things, such as annual scholarships for Boston residents attending Northeastern - and the $100 million it put into renovating a city playground (in a statement, the university did not mention that that money also gave it rights to use the playground).
UPDATE: WBUR reports police found an Airsoft pellet gun, but no suspect.
A search for a man spotted with what might have been a gun near Landmark Center around 1:20 p.m. turned into a massive police search through Kenmore Square after he was spotted running into an inbound Green Line tunnel. Read more.
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