NBC Boston reports an antenna issue has made it harder for people who watch it via their own antennas - along with that of some other Boston TV stations. It provides some tips on rescanning your tuner on how to get its alternate signal, if you're lucky enough to be close enough to its antenna, which is pumping out the station at a lower power.
A group that says it's based in Rome says it has been placing small metal boxes with currency notes inside in cities around the world to see what people would do with money they didn't expect to get. Read more.
A report out this week by the BPDA's research division shows Boston's population could reach a number not seen since the 1950s, in large part due to people moving here from overseas - many of them college students. Read more.
Normally, Zoning Board of Appeals Chairwoman Christine Araujuo opens the board's biweekly hearings with mundane requests to turn off cell phones and to take conversations outside and with a reminder that the hearings are being video recorded. Yesterday, though, she added a plea to the crowded room: Read more.
Corey Smith, 35, yesterday pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of transportation of a minor for purposes of prostitution and two counts of transportation of an individual with intent to engage in prostitution, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.
The former executive director and comptroller of the Boston Center for Adult Education face arraignment tomorrow on a variety of fraud charges related to money they allegedly siphoned out of the adult-learning non-profit, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more