Teen was tooling around the South End with a loaded gun; nabbed because his driver forgot to turn his lights on, police say
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Officials at the United South End Settlements say they have little choice but to sell off the Harriet Tubman House on Columbus Avenue and move its programs to another USES building on Rutland Street: The current Harriet Tubman building is in dire need of expensive repairs and most of its programs run at a deficit. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department responded around 3:30 p.m. to 73 Rutland St. for a roof fire that quickly went to two alarms.
The bulk of the fire was knocked down around 4:05 p.m., but not before damaging two neighboring buildings. BFD estimates damage at $300,000 for 73 Rutland and $100,000 each for 71 and 75 Rutland. Read more.
Barely two weeks after a photo of a BMW at a hydrant on Rutland Street during a fire went national, Tim W. finds a BMW parked in front of a hydrant on Rutland Street. At least it's a different hydrant this time.
A halogen lamp set a mattress on fire, sparking a three-alarm this morning at 64 Rutland St., the Boston Fire Department reports.