Copley Square

By - 11/15/18 - 10:52 am

When news broke last week that Chick-fil-A had an agreement to move into the Boylston Street location now occupied by a Boloco, it was news not just to fans and haters of the chicken chain, but to Boloco.

Boloco owner John Pepper says today: Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 3:47 pm

Biznow reports the chicken-on-a-bun chain has decided Tom Menino has not been mayor long enough and is looking to replace the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. in the Back Bay. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 3:19 pm

UPDATE: Released on personal recognizance at his arraignment, Suffolk County DA's office reports.

Maybe he meant well, like other people at the rolling rally tossing beers up to Red Sox players, but whatever the intent, Boston Police report a Sandwich resident faces arraignment on charges that include assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an incident during the parade on Boylston Street in Copley Square around 11:40 a.m.

Officers placed the suspect in custody after observing him throw an unopened can of beer at one of the Duck Boats, striking an adult male party on board. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

By - 10/19/18 - 8:14 pm
Remains of an expensive car in Copley Square

Teddy Kokoros spotted the remains of a Lamborghini on Dartmouth Street between the BPL and the park this evening. Alert Page Boston reports it caught on fire. Read more.

By - 9/7/18 - 12:03 pm
Crumbling Green Line station at Copley Square in the Back Bay

Adam Pieniazek snapped the crumbling going on at the Copley Green Line station yesterday.

By - 8/3/18 - 3:04 pm
Pincus

Transit Police report arresting Jeremy Pincus, 53, of Westwood, on charges he ground himself against the buttocks of two women, one on the Franklin Line on April 25 and one on the Green Line at Copley on May 2.

Pincus was charged with indecent assault and battery and lewd and lascivious conduct for the two incidents, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 7/26/18 - 9:33 pm

Near the fountains on Boylston Street around 7:25 p.m., NBC Boston reports. The homicide unit was called in because of the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/16/18 - 8:45 am

WBUR reports on a BPD crackdown on skateboarders on Dartmouth Street outside the BPL in Copley Square last Wednesday.

By - 6/7/18 - 10:55 pm

So don't be alarmed when you see tons of BFD trucks in the square. The Boston Fire Department reports it'll be doing a "fire training exercise," starting around 7 a.m. in Copley Square for all the mayors in town for a conference. No word if the mayors will be playing victims in need of BFD rescue or if they'll just be watching.

By - 5/23/18 - 10:29 am
Copley Square as the sun goes down

Matthew Ireland was in Copley Square the other evening.

Copyright Matthew Ireland.

By - 5/18/18 - 4:44 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy they say goes up to women on crowded trains, then grinds his genitals on their buttocks. Read more.

By - 5/14/18 - 10:01 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Jacques Merveille, 32, on charges he beat a homeless man with a rock at an encampment near a Copley Square ramp on the Massachusetts Turnpike on the afternoon of April 27, 2017, leaving him needing emergency surgery, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/4/18 - 9:20 am

Through 6 p.m., Old South Church will be broadcasting King speeches, in memorial for the 50th anniversary of his assassination. At 6, around the time King was fatally shot, the loudspeakers will fall silent and the church bells will ring in his memory.

King in Boston.
King's link to Boston's abolitionist past.

By - 3/31/18 - 3:33 pm

A couple of box trucks with some cheery messages were driven around Copley Square this afternoon.

By - 2/16/18 - 6:31 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley.

By - 2/7/18 - 10:18 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line inbound due to a deceased trolley at Copley Square.

By - 1/19/18 - 5:57 pm

An outbound trolley at Copley Square kicked the bucket and now there are "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. This is on top of problems on the Riverside Line due to an inbound train that died earlier at Reservoir.

By - 1/18/18 - 9:47 am

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays due to signal problems at Copley Square.

By - 1/14/18 - 4:01 pm
Hats and scarves in Copley Square

Rachel Kohn reports volunteers left dozens of hand-knitted hats, scarves and gloves in Copley Square today for anybody who might need them.

They're the work of Chase the Chill Boston, a group of local stitchers who: Read more.