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By adamg - 6/25/19 - 10:25 pm

A Quincy man was ordered held without bail today on charges he shot Arnold Woodrum to death while robbing him in Woodrum's Devon Street apartment at 107 Devon St. on June 14. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 10:08 pm

Live Boston reports a person was shot at 12 Theodore St. around 8:30 p.m.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 8:11 pm
Replace Me written in thr grime on the side of an Orange Line car

An underground artist left a message in the grime of what used to be the white wall of an Orange Line train that sighed to one more stop at the end of the line at Forest Hills.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 4:19 pm

Workers at Wayfair, the online home-furnishings concern, are organizing a walkout tomorrow afternoon to protest the company's decision to keep selling furniture to a government contractor that runs detention camps along the border. The walkout is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., with organizers hoping to have workers converge on Copley Square to demand the company end the contract and give the profits it's already made on the sales to RAICES, an immigration support group in Texas.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 1:41 pm

A worker at the White Bull Tavern on Union Street today apologized to his boss and the Boston Licensing Board for an April incident in which he was only trying to do a woman a favor. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:59 pm
Architect's rendering of 72 Burbank St.

No students, but plenty of birds.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a six-story apartment building at 72 Burbank St. in the Fenway, where units will be smaller than usually required by city zoning, where residents will get no parking spaces, but annual Bluebike memberships and where students will not be allowed to rent - with the building owner hiring an independent auditor to do annual "rent roll" checks to make sure they stay out. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:32 pm
Architect's rendering of 775 Morton St.

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 27-unit apartment building at 775 Morton St., on the corner of Wildwood St., after confusion caused by a shortage of members due to holdups by city councilors on questions for proposed new members involving marijuana-related zoning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 11:06 am
Old el in Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 9:24 am

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed in the chest at the Speedway gas station at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 2:40 a.m.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 9:21 am

Jef Taylor, who works at the Franklin Park Zoo, is leading a survey of wildlife in Franklin Park (outside the zoo, natch, since they already have a good handle on what sort of wildlife lives there). So far, volunteers have recorded 661 species of animals, insects, plants and fungi in the park.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 7:54 am

Traffic is a mess and news copters from all over are flitting around.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:06 am
Person trapped in SUV

Tori Bedford at WGBH reports from Market and North Beacon streets shortly before midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 6:06 pm

Police Commissioner William Gross said tonight that one of two men running away from a possible shooting at Town Field in Dorchester around 5:15 p.m. turned on bicycle cops who had pursued him a couple blocks and began firing at them. Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 3:22 pm

Haley House, which shut its bakery off Washington Street in January due to continuing losses, says it's getting close to re-opening - and is currently looking to hire a general manager with the skills to run a $1.2-million business.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 2:35 pm

St. Francis House, which provides services to the homeless on Boylston Street, says it's hoping for $10,000 for emergency plumbing supplies so it can resume providing showers and hot meals. Currently, the kitchen is flooded from a burst pipe.

With roughly 500 men and women who desperately rely on our refuge services every day, this is absolutely devastating.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 12:00 pm

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to signal problems near North Station.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 10:37 am

PoliticsJunkie asks:

I’m trying to find the best Buffalo chicken soup in Boston, does anyone have any suggestions for a good local place?

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 9:13 am

No dead trains, track fires or cows, but oh, those destroyed signal bungalows at JFK/UMass continue to drive riders insane and to ponder the imponderable.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 9:10 am

The MBTA says it's rolled out 40 shuttle buses to move people between Riverside and Reservoir due to "a wire problem."