An honor guard at Logan Airport today welcomed home John MacDonald, a Somerville native and Allston resident, who, as a Marine, died on Nov. 20, 1943, during the first day of a battle to take the Pacific island of Tarawa. Read more.
In Revere, Mike Cohea watched a plane heading into Logan - in front of tonight's full moon.
Was the name change from Boston Airport made also made on May 20, 1956, when the statue of General Edward Lawrence Logan was dedicated?
Again, thanks to all of you whose answers to my questions have contributed to the authenticity of the background for this story. We're still on track for a June release and I can honestly report that this novel has been the most fun to write of any so far. I laughed out loud several times but also sank into a pretty dark place in a couple other scenes, based on some first-hand knowledge of others' experiences in the area.
A Naragansett, RI man who got off a Delta flight last night left Logan in handcuffs after, State Police say, he sprayed a trooper with some sort of liquid, then tried to beat him up. Read more.
A Pennsylvania woman acknowledged yesterday she tried smuggling cocaine and heroin into the US via Logan Airport - almost a pound in her underwear and another pound of heroin and cocaine in pellets she had swallowed. Read more.
Craig Fitzgerald forwards this photo of a rack at a Hudson News stand at Logan Airport with 17 gun magazines for sale:
If I said the word "gun" in the security line at @BostonLogan I'd be strip-searched by the @TSA yet I can buy 17 gun porn titles at @Hudson_News.
Liam and a friend, both Alaskan natives and so a bit familiar with snow, were trekking through the South Boston waterfront as the storm wound down last night and wound up at Fan Pier, where they got to see a plane taking off from Logan just as a band of clouds was moving out.
The Chelsea Record reports on a city-council meeting about airport noise and residents - some officials want to use a new BU study on noise issues to sue Massport, while others want to use it to help convince Massport to pay more mitigation money.
Boston South Fair Skies holds its second formal organizing meeting on Wednesday in Roslindale.
The group, formed earlier this year after residents grew tired of hour after hour of jets roaring overhead in narrow air corridors, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway at Washington St.
Massive delays and severe delays on the Silver Line.
DS was at Logan Airport at the crack of dawn.
Massport has agreed to pay for the operation of a new senior center in East Boston and a 4.5-acre expansion of Piers Park as recompense for its never ending expansion at Logan Airport, the authority and Mayor Walsh's office announced today. Read more.
Bruce Smith, 53, currently a Boston Police sergeant and detective in Jamaica Plain's District E-13, pleaded guilty today to repeatedly making false statements that let him carry his gun on personal plane trips and get a friend around security screenings at Logan Airport, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Modern technology and a 1990s court decision have created a narrow flight corridor off a Logan runway that can mean hour after hour of planes roaring over Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, from late at night to early in the morning, driving residents nuts. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.
Lufthansa says Massport owes it at least $2.8 million for a 747 engine heavily damaged when it sucked in a good part of a snowbank next to a taxiway at Logan Airport in 2015. Read more.
City Council President Michelle Wu, who lives in Roslindale, is kind of pissed this morning: Read more.
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