Two people have created formal campaigns for a possible run for the Allston-Brighton city-council seat now held by Mark Ciommo.
Nicholas Antoine, 20, of the South End, was arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court today on an indictment charging him with the shooting deaths of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Faneuil Street in Brighton on June 30.
Boston Police report tracking the man wanted for the June double murder of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Fanueil Street to a Jonesboro, GA trailer home.
Police report they arrested Nicholas Antoine of Roxbury with the help of the US Marshals and Jonesboro police on Friday.
The MBTA reports a troublesome trolley is causing delays inbound on the B Line.
The BC Heights reports.
Roving UHub photographer Karen Bidwell spotted this fox (not in socks) on Oakland Street near Brighton Center late this afternoon.
A group of dog owners are trying to persuade DCR to use some of its parkland along the Charles River for an area where dogs could play and roam. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a smoothie shop proposed for Commonwealth Avenue, across the main entrance to the Boston College campus. Read more.
St. Elizabeth's plans to build a six-level, 610-space parking garage on its Brighton campus off Washington Street. Read more.
Jared McNabb reports Lake Street in Brighton turned into a skating rink shortly before 10 p.m. One BFD crew responding to help itself had to radio for help after sliding into a pole. Read more.
A concerned citizen can't wait for Christmas to find out what's under the wrapping on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton:
Is this legal? What is hiding underneath?
Eric Rosales, 57, faces arraignment in Brighton Municipal Court today on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident involving a girl in her early teens on a court on Nonantum Road, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
The defendant allegedly engaged in improper, unwanted physical contact with the girl during a lesson.
Encore Properties of Newton, which owns several buildings on Washington Street at Langley Road, has filed plans to replace them with a five-story, 37-unit condo building that would include ground-floor retail space. Read more.
A New York developer has filed detailed plans to replace the Whole Foods and Citizens Bank branch on Washington Street in Brighton with a 270-unit residential building - with enough space to build a new and larger Whole Foods and a Citizens branch. Read more.
Sept. 5 was last call at the Last Drop for one Oak Square man after a series of incidents that left him with a bloody, possibly broken nose and a bartender losing his job there. Read more.
The Brighton Allston Improvement Association report a coyote was spotted this evening at the EF property on Lake Street. It provides some tips on "hazing" coyotes that do not involve maneuvering their TNT-filled cabins onto railroad tracks, including:
Shake or throw a “coyote shaker” - a soda can filled with pennies or pebbles and sealed with duct tape.
A company that is opening a medical-marijuana dispensary in East Boston said it has a purchase-and-sale agreement to buy BC dive Mary Ann's on Beacon Street and rebuild the decrepit place into a contemporary pot shop serving both recreational and medical marijuana users. Read more.
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