Derek Lessing spotted some snow-covered witch hazel on West Newton Street in the South End today.
Roving UHub photographer Liz Robson got a good view of a freshly shaved box truck on Storrow Drive from the Fairfield Street footbridge this afternoon. The judges gave this storrowing high marks for style, but deducted points for the truck being empty and so having nothing to spew all over the road.
Jaili got a closeup of the newly jagged edges where the roof used to be on this good ol' truck out of Grapevine, TX: Read more.
Franklin Matters posts a report by the Norfolk County Register of Deed on January real-estate transactions in the county, which includes Brookline: Sales are down, both in volume and total value, and fewer people are taking out mortgages. But foreclosures are down as well.
The BU News Service reports a proposed 108-unit condo project next to the Hynes and partially over the turnpike will require about 16 months of construction that will affect traffic and that there will be periods where lane capacity on the turnpike there will be cut by 25%.
Matthew Gilberti captured this charming South End scene this morning, reports three BPD cruisers, including the one pictured, drove by the snow-covered car without stopping its driver.
On Jan. 6, 1800, our own John Adams, then serving as president in the nation's capital of Philadelpha, declared a national day of mourning for George Washington, who had died less than a month earlier. The date chosen was Washington's birthday - Feb. 22.
Massachusetts declared its own day of mourning for Feb. 22 that year as well: Read more.
WHDH reports more than a dozen gravestones were knocked down at St. Joseph Cemetery, between Baker and Lagrange streets in West Roxbury.
A concerned citizen took matters into his own hands this morning before filing a 311 complaint about a white-supremacist flier posted at Gallivan Boulevard and Dorchester Avenue that was different from the ones posted in East Boston:
Racist flyer posted on the corner of Gallivan and Dot Ave. I took down the flyer so there's no need for removal, but something needs to be done to address this incident of racism.
State Police report a Haverhill woman died after her SUV crashed between exits 33 and 32 on I-93 southbound in Medford shortly before 7:30 p.m. yesterday.
State Police report Florence Bisson, 58, lost control of her GMC Envoy, crashed and was ejected from her vehicle.
WCVB reports a man was stabbed outside Taverna Medallo, 411 Chelsea St., around 2 a.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.
MassLive.com reports Asa Cooper, 28, was arrested on several charges, including assault with intent to murder.
An annoyed East Boston resident files a 311 complaint about festering Globe Direct circulars:
Boston Globe Direct marketing is all over my neighborhood! Opting out does not stop the delivery. Also, their plastic bags are just as bad or worse as plastic shopping bags, which Boston already banned!
The MBTA today tested "tiger dams" as a way to keep harbor water from cascading down the Long Wharf entrance to the Aquarium Blue Line stop in future nor'easters and other water-raising floods.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.
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