The MBTA has to reset its "It's been __ days since last T disaster" signs now that a track fire erupted under a train in Malden shortly after 3 p.m., forcing its passengers to evacuate on the tracks and shutting down the entire line from Community College to Oak Grove just as rush hour was about to start.
He may have just been another one of the mansplaining middle-aged white guys but goshdarnit, he's our mansplaining middle-aged white guy, so now the voters of the Sixth District can send him back to Congress, should they so choose.
MassDOT said today it will experiment next week with letting Silver Line buses use a ramp from the South Boston Haul Road to I-90 that, if nothing bad happens, could lead to shorter rush-hour rides between downtown and Logan Airport and Chelsea on Silver Line bus routes. Read more.
Nick Mancuso asked Bostonians to share their photos and memories of the Winter that Refused to End and they responded with dozens and dozens of photos and stories, so if you need to cool down or just shiver in the shared memories, have at it.
The US Attorney's office reports a federal grand jury yesterday indicted Dante Mirabella, 52, on charges he held up Bob's Grocery on Endicott Street at gunpoint on May 30 - charges that carry penalties of up to life in prison. Read more.
Live Boston reports a man was stabbed around 11:35 p.m. on Thursday at 208 Westville St., about halfway between Geneva Avenue and Draper Street. Due to the severity of the person's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
Federal prosecutors will recommend a 21-month prison sentence for Matthew Haviland, 29, of North Kingstown, who admitted today he sent numerous threatening messages to both a Harvard professor and a department there in which he graphically described how he would kill the professor for writing articles in favor of abortion rights and against President Trump and would bomb the school. Read more.
New Balance of Brighton charges Nautica of New York with trying to ride its shoelaces to extra sales by copying its sneaker design and using a big capital N to brand its wares, just like New Balance. Read more.