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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 - 8:52 am

WBUR reports on Rabbi Dan Rodkin's plea. In addition to retired cops and service members who already have guns, Rodkin is writing letters of recommendation for members who want to get their own gun licenses.

Rodkin began to seriously consider an attack on his congregation after the fatal attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 10:10 am
Architect's rendering of Brighton project

Architect's rendering, with birds.

A downtown developer has filed plans to replace the old Hahnemann Hospital at 1515 Commonwealth Avenue with 330 apartments and condos, in a building that would include a 180-foot tall, 17-story tower. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 10:06 am

A collection of complaints filed with 311 last night from Allston, Brighton, the Fenway and Brookline, including:

The noise and vibration is outrageous!!! 7pm or 8pm is fine. 10:15 and disturbing nearby neighborhoods. Find a new location!

By adamg - 5/22/19 - 3:46 pm

Boston Police report Arlington Street is shut between Parsons and Market streets due to a burst BWSC water main. BWSC has rushed workers to the scene and is advising nearby residents they might see brownish/yellowish water and that the should switch to bottled water for cooking or drinking.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 10:25 pm

Brad Squirrels attended the last-ever Irish-music session at the Green Briar Pub, closing after 30 years:

By adamg - 5/4/19 - 12:57 pm

Joanne D'Alcomo and Tony D'Isidoro report in the Allston/Brighton forum that a developer has purchased the old Kindred Hospital property, which used to be the old Hahnemann Hospital property, at 1515 Commonwealth Ave., and is proposing a building of between 9 and 16 stories, with about 330 residential units, split between apartments and condos. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/19 - 10:14 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Green Briar Pub on Washington Street in Brighton Center will have its final last call on May 6.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 9:29 am
Bus smasher

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for some major damage they say he did to a T bus on North Beacon Street near Market Street in Brighton around 10:10 a.m. on March 23.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:41 pm
Delineator and plaintve plea to have it replaced in Brighton

Marshall Hansberry shows us the plaintive plea posted on a knocked-over crosswalk delineator on Chestnut Hill Avenue at Academy Hill Road in Brighton.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 1:03 pm
Ciommo

Mark Ciommo, who has represented Allston/Brighton as a city councilor for almost 12 years, announced today he will not run for re-election to his District 9 seat this fall.

Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 8:30 pm
Wedged in car

Danielle Jones shows us some of the carnage in Cleveland Circle where a trolley and several cars had a rather sharp disagreement over who should go where shortly before 8 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 2:36 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed Leo Birmingham Parkway building

Architect's rendering of proposed building and unusual ghost pickup.

City Realty is proposing a six-story, 53-unit condo building on a stretch of Leo Birmingham Parkway near Western Avenue in Brighton that is fast transforming from commercial use to apartment and condo buildings. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/19 - 1:53 pm

Jabari Bird admitted to sufficient facts to find him guilty today at a hearing on the criminal complaint that charged him with strangulation or suffocation, kidnapping, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threats to commit a crime, and witness intimidation, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Brighton Municipal Court Judge David T. Donnelly postponed a formal ruling on his guilty to await a recommendation from probation officers on a suitable punishment for Bird, at the time of the September incident a guard for the Celtics.

By adamg - 2/26/19 - 1:30 pm
Brandon Bowser

Brandon Bowser announced today he is running this fall for the District 9 (Allston/Brighton) city-council seat now held by Mark Ciommo.

Ciommo defeated Bowser in 2017 to retain the seat.

Bowser, an educator at the Edison School, says he is running because: Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/19 - 9:35 am

The McDonald's at 1750 Soldiers Field Rd. in Brighton is old. How old? It's so old the franchise owner had to file a formal declaration with the city Landmarks Commission to determine whether it was of any historic interest and possibly worth saving. Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/19 - 8:46 am

The Herald reports the death of Harold Brown, who only retired last year as CEO of the Hamilton Co.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 8:58 am
20 Washington St fire

Two residents of the BHA's Patricia White Apartments, 20 Washington St. in Brighton were hospitalized following a second-floor fire reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. Read more.

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