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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.

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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.

By adamg - 2/27/20 - 2:49 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a taqueria in an Emerson College dorm on Boylston Street - but with the midnight closing time sought by the local neighborhood group, which was worried what would happen to all the freshmen in the dorm if they could get tacos after midnight - as opposed to pizza, which they can get across the street even after the neighborhood's sidewalks are rolled up. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 1:47 pm

Boston Police report arresting three of the five teens they say attacked a man as he walked through the Common near the Tremont Street visitor center around 7 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 12:45 pm
Booth and Corbett

Booth and Corbett.

Before he became Abe Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth was a well known actor who so liked performing in Boston - at the Boston Museum theater on Tremont Street, next to the King's Chapel Burying Ground - that he bought a parcel on Commonwealth Avenue in the newly emerging Back Bay to build a home. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/20 - 3:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting women from Malden and East Boston outside the 7-Eleven on Tremont Street downtown early this morning after they allegedly wreaked havoc inside the store and then went outside to stomp a man unfortunate enough to ask them if they might have a smoke. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/20 - 11:07 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Whaling in Oklahoma on Tremont Street in the South End seems to have shut down.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 8:45 am
Intersection of School and Tremont streets blocked off

Smoke-belching aftermath. Photo by Kelley Duff.

But Susan Tran reports that's where a manhole burst into flames and began to smoke this morning. Firefighters in action.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 7:36 am

Around 2:30 a.m. in Eliot Norton Park at Tremont Street and Charles Street South, Stacos and Live Boston report. Live Boston reports at least one in custody.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 4:18 pm

Emerson College announced today that a bakery and a taqueria will be moving into space in its newly renovated Little Building at Boylston and Tremont streets, and that it is currently negotiating leases with an Asian noodle place and a juice bar for the building. Read more.

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