The City Council agreed today to bring in city and state public-health experts to figure out what to do about increasing amounts of problems they say are happening from Dudley to Andrew because of the continued shutdown of the Long Island shelter and treatment programs. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court today sentenced Benjamin Josey, 59, to three to five years in state prison after a jury convicted him of armed robbery, assault and battery on a disabled person and stealing by confinement for an incident on Dartmouth Street on Aug. 24, 2017. Read more.
The Boston Sun catches up with incumbent state Rep. Byron Rushing and challenger Jon Santiago on the eve of tomorrow's Democratic primary for the 9th Suffolk district, which covers the South End, the Fenway and part of Roxbury.
UPDATE: Found walking around Downtown Crossing on Friday; recaptured.
The Suffolk County Sheriff's Department reports it and Boston Police are looking for Patricia Lambert, 26, who escaped deputies while on a visit to Boston Medical Center for care around 10 a.m. today. Read more.
John Hanzl spotted this newly wheelless car on Union Park Street in the South End this morning.
The BPDA board has approved a developer's plan to replace the Boston Flower Exchange at 540 Albany St. with a new office and R&D complex with 1.6 million square feet of space. Read more.
Brian the roving UHub photographer spotted the flaming car inbound near roughly Mass. Ave. around 3 p.m.
Shamus Moynihan also watched the car go up in flames: Read more.
Two developers plan to submit plans to turn the decaying old Hotel Alexandra at Washington Street and Massachusetts Avenue into a ten-story boutique hotel that will retain the old building's facade. Read more.
Around 4:25 p.m. at 755 Tremont St., near Worcester Street, WFXT reports.
The Boston Sun reports areas between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street will add 32% more development than BPDA planners estimated in 2012. The BPDA will use payments from one of the unexpected projects to hire a traffic consultant to figure out what to do about the unexpected traffic from the unexpected development.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a roof deck proposed by the owner of 10 Bond St. that would sit between the roof decks at 8 and 12 Bond St., rejecting demands by neighbors to deny permission because he currently lives and works in Argentina. Read more.
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