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By adamg - 8/17/22 - 2:23 pm

In the run up to Friday's month-long Orange Line shutdown, one of the alternatives touted by officials, at least for people south of downtown, was riding a bike up and down the Southwest Corridor. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:58 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Shawn McClinton for raping and beating a woman in the men's room of the Codman Square McDonald's in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:34 pm
Looking for evidence on Burrell Street

Looking for evidence on Burrell Street. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man for a shooting outside 77 Burrell St. around 11:50 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:04 pm
Bicyclists wanted for attack

Surveillance photo via BPD.

The Boston Police Department reports it is looking for a group of bicyclists it says attacked a motorist on Tremont Street near Union Park Street - one with a fist to the driver's face - shortly before 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 12:25 pm
Red Line train saying: This is fine

The T made the Ashmont branch slow its roll this morning because of a "disabled train" at Shawmut. Or as Erica Warner, who was on the train, puts it:

So our MBTA train started smoking at Shawmut station and had to be taken out of service…long wait till the next one.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 11:43 am

The Daily Free Press reports unionized workers at the Starbucks at 874 Commonwealth Ave. walk a picket line 24 hours a day, in part to foil management from having unionized truck drivers making deliveries at random times - the drivers have said they won't cross picket lines.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 11:31 am
Hyde Park Avenue attempted-rape suspect

Boston Police have released surveillance photos of a man they say tried to rape a woman on Hyde Park Avenue near American Legion Highway around 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday.

If the guy looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 9:45 am

A distressed citizen files a 311 complaint about an ominous occurrence on Parker Hill Avenue along McLaughlin Playground on Mission Hill this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 10:42 pm

Live Boston report a woman dropped off at a local ER around 6:30 p.m. on Monday was stabbed in the chest in or near Malcolm X Park in Roxbury. Because of the seriousness of her injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 10:18 pm

Online trolls led by a Brooklyn real-estate broker have been targeting Children's Hospital over false claims that the hospital performs hysterectomies and other procedures on transgender children in its care. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 3:52 pm

Ed. note: Story corrected to reflect the fact that an investigation of Foss by the Suffolk County DA looked at his relationships with women in the DA's office. It was not an investigation into the New York rape charge.

The Manhattan District Attorney's office today announced the indictment of former Suffolk County assistant DA Adam Foss on charges he raped a sleeping woman in a New York hotel room in 2017 - more than a year after an outside law firm hired by then Suffolk DA...

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By adamg - 8/16/22 - 2:39 pm

With the clock ticking on the end of the Orange Line, the news that many people trying to get into or out of Chinatown will have to hoof it to the nearest alternative is not sitting well with Mayor Wu, City Councilor Ed Flynn and three state legislators, who today asked the T to extend its bus-shuttle service to at least the Chinatown or Tufts Medical Center stops, in particular for seniors, the disabled and students. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 2:21 pm

Mayor Wu said today she wants Boston to join a state pilot that would let the city ban the use of natural gas and other fossil fuels for heating and cooking in new construction or major renovation projects. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 12:37 pm

Updated: "Normal" service has resumed, the T says.

The MBTA is reporting that a "power problem" at Wellington is causing delays bad enough that trains might just have to sit at stations, helpless.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 11:28 am

A Dorchester man with a record going back to 1988 was ordered held without bail after his arrest last week on drug and gun charges at Mass and Cass, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 10:41 am

While 'neath the streets of Boston, Anna Seda on cello, Jacob Deck on Celtic harp and Ben Rechel on bass play their updated version of the classic Boston song: Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 10:00 am
New mural at Washington Manor on Washington Street

Adam Castiglioni looked up at Victor "Marka27" Quiñonez's "Souledad," now getting painted on the side of the BHA's Washington Manor building on Washington Street between Worcester and West Springfield streets in the South End.

More on the artist and his mural, part of the city's Transformative Public Art project.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 9:34 pm

Cambridge Day reports a Somerville bicyclist died after an SUV driver opened his door on Broadway on Friday just as the bicyclist was passing by.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 2:04 pm

WCVB reports on Boston's latest ruptured water main this time at Northampton Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 12:31 pm

Bob Osgood says farewell to Dennis Eckersley, retiring this fall as a Red Sox commentator.