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By adamg - 5/24/19 - 6:44 pm

The Museum of Fine Arts reports it's revoked the membership of two patrons it has identified as treating minority students on a field trip from a Dorchester school like crap and has told them to stay away: Read more.

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By adamg - 5/24/19 - 2:20 pm

Boston Police report that after an investigation, they arrested a Roslindale man and seized what turned out to be 1,620 grams of fentanyl and $5,179 in cash. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 2:08 pm

Northeastern University reports its entire campus has been officially designated an arboretum by ArbNet, which, of course, has a formal accreditation program for arboreta, which is a word we'll have to get used to now that Boston has at least two of them. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 1:36 pm

China Pearl, 9 Tyler St., got a formal warning yesterday not to allow any more pot-infused meals, at least not while such things are still banned in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 12:28 pm
Wanted for Corrib Pub safe robbery

Boston Police have posted photos of two guys they say broke into the Corrib Pub at Centre and Lagrange streets sometime early on May 13 and stole a safe containing the restaurant's daily receipts. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 12:08 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police do not necessarily need a search warrant to pull foreign materials from between a person's butt cheeks, even if some of the stuff might be lodged inside the person's anus. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 11:38 am

Cambridge Police report officers yesterday arrested a Chelsea man they said was carrying a loaded gun, marijuana and Xanax on Washington Street near Pine Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 10:00 am
Arroyo, Farrell, Powell, Turchinetz

Arroyo, Farrell, Powell, Turchinetz.

At a candidate forum last night, two candidates for the District 5 (Roslindale, Mattapan, Hyde Park) city-council seat - Ricardo Arroyo and Mimi Turchinetz - repeatedly proclaimed themselves progressives who would go far beyond constituent services and help other progressives on the council tackle issues from systemic racism to the climate crisis.

Maria Esdale Farrell, who works as an education aide to current Councilor Tim McCarthy, said idealism is all well and good but that she would largely stick to McCarthy's current focus on bread-and-butter local issues, such as potholes and crime. Alkia Powell, who currently works in the...

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By adamg - 5/24/19 - 9:25 am

NealG reports:

That’s a new one, Orange Line motorwoman on train at Back Bay: “attention passengers, this train will be standing by due to a distraught swan in the right of way near Wellington Station."

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By adamg - 5/24/19 - 12:24 am
Car turned turtle under the Zakim Bridge

Kelly the roving UHub photographer ran across this typical Boston scene in an unusual spot - under the Zakim Bridge in Charlestown at what we're betting is part of a set for that Ryan Reynolds movie about the guy who realizes he's a character in a doomed online game, the one that's been getting filmed around Boston.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 6:08 pm
Crowds at North Station

Laura Warcek is in the increasingly large horde of anxious commuters awaiting trains that the T reports are delayed due to "late arrival of equipment" on the Haverhill and Fitchburg lines.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:34 pm
Damage at memorial

Some of the vandalism. Photos by State Police.

State Police report on vandalism just a few days before Memorial Day: Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:26 pm

Developer John Hynes told the BPDA yesterday he will soon file detailed plans for a two-story complex on land owned by Massport near the World Trade Center Silver Line stop that will feature ongoing cultural programming. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 4:34 pm
Duckling being scooped out of storm drain and the rest of her family

Duckling coming up; officers Dany Matos and Isaac Jackson rounding up Mrs. Mallard and her babies.

Two Officer Mikes who helped bystanders stop traffic on Tremont Street near BPD headquarters so that Mrs. Mallard and her brood of 11 could safely cross the busy street at lunchtime today suddenly found themselves with a major problem: One of the ducklings they were making way for fell into a storm drain. Police report what happened next: Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 3:44 pm

WHDH reports on the arraignment of Shakeem McNeil, for the shooting murder of his neighbor, Carl Brown, on Millet Street in Dorchester Tuesday night.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 12:20 pm
Suspect in Codman Square bank robbery

Boston Police have released photos of a guy in a hoodie who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 11:22 am
Flooded State Street in downtown Boston

Neal Gaffey shows us you'll need waders or maybe a kayak if you want to get around State Street downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 10:46 am
Bank robber

A Providence man only got away with $929 during a gunfire-filled Somerville bank robbery on May 1 - and then he lost more than half of that on the sidewalk outside when a bystander tackled him, forcing him to drop his backpack - which also contained the gun he allegedly used and DNA that led police to him. Read more.