The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace an old house at 2 Neponset Ave., at Parkman Street, with a nine-unit, four-story building with ground-floor commercial space and 18 parking spaces. Read more.
Napoleon Blownaparte reports the Morrissey Boulevard drawbridge is stuck in the upright position once more and that traffic is now being diverted around it. No telling what happens if it stays that way for more than four hours.
Transit Police report arresting a man who took out his anger at the way his friend wasn't allowed to board a Mattapan Line trolley at Ashmont with a bicycle by first threatening the driver and then punching and slapping a 77-year-old man who tried to defuse the situation. Read more.
Boston Police report that officers patrolling the area where two teens were shot stopped a car that had been reported stolen, arrested the driver for the loaded gun they say was on the front seat, then arrested two more people they say tried to keep them from arresting the guy. Read more.
State Police report a trooper stuck in traffic in a work zone on I-93 south near Columbia Road, suffered minor injuries when another driver drove into the back of his cruiser around 2:50 a.m. Read more.
Boston Police reports they are looking for two men they say broke into an apartment through a rear window and tied an occupant up and blindfold her - after first threatening her with both a knife and a gun. Read more.
A man facing deportation to his native Haiti after pleading guilty to threatening two men with a gun in Dorchester in 2016 can withdraw his plea because the judge in the case didn't adequately explain that a conviction would likely result in deportation, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire this morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery. Read more.
A roving UHub photographer came across this scene during the afternoon weather at Park and Bourneside by Town Field in Fields Corner (and yes, for all you cranky commenters, he was fully stopped, at a red light).
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Neighborhood House Charter School to add a gym and 12 new classrooms to handle 70 eighth-grade students at its Queen Street campus - but with a proviso that the school not be allowed to educate more than 525 total students at the site. Read more.