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By adamg - 4/29/24 - 10:23 am
Tremont and School Street in 1800

Some things don't change much: The steepleless King's Chapel at Tremont and School streets today looks pretty much like it did back in 1800, when this engraving was made (click that link to see Tremont Street from Court Street to the long gone Carver Street).

Compare to the view from last year: Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/24 - 5:49 pm

A Dublin man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail after he was charged with raping a woman at the Omni Parker House, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/23 - 9:41 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that car dealerships that loan out cars to customers awaiting repairs to their own vehicles are in the rental business, and that means they are covered by a federal law that prohibits their financial liability for any problems caused by the cars' drivers - even if they are unlicensed and in a car that wasn't supposed to be taken out of state. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/23 - 2:05 pm
Two bucrania above School Street

Walk up School Street from the Downtown Crossing Walgreens and look up at the back of the building at the corner of Province Street, and you'll see these two ox skulls staring back at you. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/22 - 11:54 am
Blocked in MBTA shuttle

Marco shows us the scene this morning at Washington and School streets in Downtown Crossing, where one of those MBTA shuttle buses found itself blocked in and unable to make the turn because of an MBTA truck parked right at the intersection.

By adamg - 6/1/22 - 10:22 am
Smith under arrest

Smith under arrest. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a man and a woman they say both beat up a restaurant employee getting off work early Tuesday, after which the man sucker-punched a cop. Read more

By adamg - 9/28/21 - 9:46 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on School Street downtown:

There is a coffee pot (large silver with spout) in the garden along the side of School St by the Alley next to the mailbox. It's silver and in the shrubs next to the street. People commenting it could be something dangerous.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 3:30 pm
Egleston Square crime scene

Egleston Square crime scene. Photo by Hub Observer.

GoFundMe for Arthur Rashaad Miles's survivors.

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot outside 3108 Washington St., near School Street, around 2:20 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:50 pm

At Beethoven and Washington streets shortly after 10:30 p.m. A knife was recovered on Beethoven Street.

By adamg - 1/30/20 - 10:07 pm
People watching the fire

People watching firefighters in action. Photo by Emily Borque via Kristin MacDougall.

Boston firefighters responded to School Street for a large trash fire in an alley next to the Omni Parker House shortly before 10 p.m.

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 - 10/15/19 - 11:30 am

Around 9:40 p.m. on Monday at 140 School St., across from Arcadia Street, Capt. John Greland reports.

By adamg - 1/18/19 - 4:16 pm

Two men who got into an argument on Washington Street in Egleston Square pulled out guns and fired at each other shortly after 3:30 p.m. according to police and City Councilor Matt O'Malley. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/18 - 10:47 am

Boston Police report arresting two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old on a charge they attacked a clerk at Skylight Jewelers, 44 School St. - and ripped a gold necklace off her neck - Monday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/18 - 3:21 pm

DD808 looked down and spotted tons of pugs in the courtyard of Old City Hall on School Street this afternoon.

By adamg - 4/19/18 - 8:48 am

NBC Boston reports a homeless woman climbed down a manhole on School Street downtown and then got stuck. Firefighters rescued her around 3 a.m.

By adamg - 11/17/17 - 5:42 pm

WBZ reports on the incident this afternoon on School Street - in which a police officer fired a shot at the fleeing gunman's car, a white Audi, after the driver backed into him. He was not seriously injured.

By adamg - 6/15/17 - 5:50 pm

Thomas W. Nee, 46, was arrested this week on charges he held up a bank on School Street downtown in May - and may be responsible for additional bank robberies in the area, federal officials allege. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/16 - 10:10 am
Benjamin Franklin statute put back at Boston's Old City Hall

WalkBoston reports Ben Franklin's looking pretty good for a 310-year-old guy who got knocked to the ground in a wind storm back in May.

By adamg - 8/19/16 - 9:58 am

Update: Bail set at $5,000.

Boston Police charge a Needham woman without a driver's license ran a red light and plowed into a group of pedestrians, sending three to the hospital - after good Samaritans lifted the woman's car off them. Read more.

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