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By adamg - 1/21/21 - 4:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting an Andover man they say ran into the back of a Boston EMS ambulance that had its lights and sirens going, then got out and ran away, ultimately winding up cornered and then cuffed on the roof of an industrial building next to Clifford Park. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/21 - 10:21 pm

"Bigger" - Boston Latin School tribute to VP Kamala Harris

Shown today during an MLK commemoration.

Note the final shot inside the BLS auditorium scans across some of the hundreds of years of white male headmasters before the camera focuses on current Head of School Rachel Skerrit.

By adamg - 1/18/21 - 9:41 pm

Fort Hill residents called 911 today to summon police when they saw a contractor tearing down the garages at the home where filmmaker and activist Henry Hampton lived as he produced the award-winning documentary series, "Eyes on the Prize" and created one of the larges minority-owned production companies in the country. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/21 - 11:55 am

Inyoung You will face trial for manslaughter on allegations she prodded her boyfriend to throw himself off a garage roof in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 8:52 pm

Bruce Rose, 66, who was beaten into unconsciousness and left lying in his own blood on the floor of his Pompeii Street apartment on Christmas Eve has died, which means the man already charged with the attack will face new charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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By adamg - 1/12/21 - 12:14 pm

Eric Tran Thai, 36, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child pornography yesterday for incidents in which he would sit in a stall in boys' rooms at Boston Latin School and surreptitiously video students in 2017, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/21 - 6:48 pm

With 200 dose of the Moderna vaccine distributed by the state, Northeastern has started vaccinating its front-line workers - for example, those who work in health services.

By adamg - 1/2/21 - 8:07 pm
Orange Fort Hill water tower at sunset

Thebostonlol captured the orange of the setting sun on the old Fort Hill water tower in Roxbury late this afternoon.

The sun also turned the more nondescript Jamaicaway apartment tower orange, as seen from down by the Jamaica Pond boathouse: Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/20 - 2:11 pm

Update, 1/12/21: Victim died.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he broke into an apartment on Pompeii Street in Roxbury on Christmas Eve and beat the occupant unconscious to the floor. Read more.

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 11:45 pm

At Warren Street and Walnut Avenue, around 11:40 p.m. The homicide unit was called in. A suspect is in custody.

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 11:52 am
Sidewalk vs. road in Franklin Park

Franklin Park road clear to asphalt; sidewalk, clear to ice.

Concerned citizens are filing 311 complaints about unplowed sidewalks, several days after the storm, such as this sidewalk through Franklin Park, next to a meticulously plowed road, and this stretch between the harbor and another clear road on Atlantic Avenue in the North End: Read more.

By bostonpads - 12/17/20 - 1:59 pm

Boston has noted some dramatic shifts in apartment supply in 2020. The year has been marked by massive increases in vacancies, which has precipitated price drops throughout the 3rd and 4th quarter. While the overall impact has been significant, a closer look at the data shows that there are a few areas that are being hit the hardest, particularly those nearest to the city’s largest universities.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 4:07 pm

The dean of students at the Timilty Middle School, 205 Roxbury St. in Roxbury, was arrested Friday and arraigned today on four counts of aggravated rape of a child under 16, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 1:51 pm

A federal judge ruled today that Northeastern students who filed a class-action suit over the way they had to start taking classes online due to Covid-19 have now made a good enough case to warrant further consideration in court. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/20 - 9:27 am

A resident of the Walnut Park Apartments tower in Egleston Square was ordered held without bail yesterday at his arraignment on charges he murdered Tanya Malone in his apartment Tuesday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/20 - 10:51 am
Fire on Forest Street in Roxbury

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 4 Forest St. around 1 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/20 - 10:03 am

Update: Victim identified as Tanya Malone, 58.

Boston Police report officers found a woman with "apparent traumatic injuries" around 7:30 p.m. yesterday inside Walnut Park Apartments - the distinctive round BHA tower for seniors at 1990 Columbus Ave. in Egleston Square. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/20 - 1:54 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a developer's proposal to replace a building at Warren and Winthrop Street that burned down in a 2014 fire with a four-story office building with eight parking spaces. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/20 - 1:08 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say fired one shot into his own car, blowing holes through the front windows on both the driver's and the passenger's sides, early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/20 - 4:31 pm
Socially distanced Orange Line riders wait for a bus at Jackson

Socially distanced Orange Line riders wait for a bus at Jackson. Photo by La Bibliotequetress.

A man was hit and killed by an outbound Orange Line train at Massachusetts Avenue shortly before 2:30 p.m. Read more.

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