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By adamg - 11/24/20 - 12:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 20-year-old and a 17-year-old on charges they shot at somebody on the Southwest Corridor behind Boston Police headquarters around 6 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 5:03 pm

The Green Line isn't running between Copley and Government Center because the T has to inspect the tunnel under Tremont Street to make sure some work by a utility crew above the tunnel didn't do any damage to what is, of course, the country's oldest subway tunnel.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 12:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting Fitsum Teklehaimanot, 28, of Chelsea, on three counts of indecent assault and battery for incidents Friday in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 11:20 am

Boston Police report arresting two of three men they say tried to rob a man on a moped - who was able to drive away even though one of them had repeatedly stabbed his rear tire. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 4:57 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a man's murder verdict for the shooting death of Stephen Perez in the Theater District in 2012, but reduced his sentence from first degree to second degree, which means he could one day apply for parole. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/5/20 - 12:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting William Diawuoh, 24, of the Bronx on Saturday afternoon after he sold some marijuana to somebody in front of St. Paul's Cathedral on Tremont Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/20 - 10:20 am
New senior-care building proposed for Franklin Institute site.

Rendering of proposed senior-care building by Hacin + Associates.

Related Beal this week filed its plans for turning the current 1.2-acre Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology site between Berkeley, Tremont and Appleton streets into a mixed-use complex featuring a new 13-story, 241-bed building for seniors and reuse of the existing Franklin Union building for office space, once the institute moves to its new home on Harrison Avenue in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/20 - 10:01 pm
New bike lane on Tremont Street along Boston Common

The Boston Transportation Department reports crews created a new pop-up bicycle lane on Tremont Street along the Common this evening as part of the city's Healthy Streets program.

H/t Adam C.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 11:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting a local man they say used a wooden drumstick as a weapon during robberies in the area of Tremont and Winter streets early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 2:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury woman on charges she held up the Eastern Bank branch at 1413 Tremont St. shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/20 - 3:38 pm

A Boston Juvenile Court judge today agreed with prosecutors to set bail at $10,000 for a Framingham 15-year-old who is the first to be charged with lighting a Boston police cruiser on fire during the May 31 after-protest rioting in downtown Boston, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/20 - 9:29 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Framingham on charges he set an unoccupied BPD cruiser on fire as the downtown rioting was well underway on May 31. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/20 - 8:59 pm

Seeking Identities of Two Related to Vandalism of Boston Police Vehicle

The FBI has released video and a wanted poster for two guys they and BPD want to talk to about their possible role in torching a BPD cruiser outside the Beantown Pub on Tremont Street Sunday night. Neither is described as black.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 3:24 pm
Northeastern cops with a pickup full of bricks

From the video.

A video that has widely circulated over the past day has been presented as evidence cops in Boston were getting ready to leave bricks around to tempt protesters to throw them.

In fact, Northeastern Police say today, it shows two Northeastern officers doing something far more innocuous. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 10:25 pm

A peaceful vigil and protest march from Nubian Square to the State House organized by young black people turned heavily white and violent as night fell. As the protest dispersed from the Common, crowds began streaming towards Downtown Crossing, throwing bottles and then bricks at police officers and cruisers. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 5:19 pm
Boston clergy in silent vigil outside police HQ for same number of minutes as George Floyd suffered

Boston clergy stood or kneeled in silence today outside Boston Police headquarters for nine minutes - the same amount of time a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on George Floyd's neck, killing him. Photo by MiMu.

By adamg - 4/13/20 - 10:24 am

The Whittier Street Health Center, 1290 Tremont St., in Roxbury, was scheduled to start drive-thru coronavirus testing this morning - for both its patients and others.

An appointment is required for the free testing, which is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. People seeking testing need to be running a fever and have a cough, shortness of breath or a sore throat.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 4:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting an alleged package thief hightailing it out of the Mass Pike Towers Thursday morning - as he was being chased by a fed-up resident. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 11:03 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Masa on Tremont Street has closed permanently.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 11:39 am
Wanted for Chinatown breakin

Boston Police report they are looking for a surgical-masked man who broke into an elderly person's apartment in the Mass Pike Towers on Tremont Street in Chinatown on Friday afternoon and stole money.

If he looks familiar, contact Det. Horne at 617-343-4248.

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