The Dorchester Reporter reports a state study of the city's cutest public-transit line shows that tracks and bridges along the line are in dire need of repair.
The Patriot Ledger repost a 1997 article: Former President George H.W. Bush visits his Milton birthplace.
Brian Joyce, 56 and formerly of Milton, was found dead in his Wesport home, while awaiting trial on federal corruption charges, WHDH reports, adding foul play is not suspected.
Just south of the bridge from Mattapan Square, shortly after 11 a.m. Police were first alerted to the gunfire when Boston's ShotSpotter system activated.
Byron Nash took the photos of the former Hendries plant at Central Avenue in Milton, which was reduced to rubble to make way for condos. Nash got there on a trolley driven by Tim Murphy after the Mattapan line was started up again after a week-long cancellation due to the demolition.
Milton and Boston firefighters responded around 7:40 a.m. to what was left of the old Mattapan Paper mill on the Milton side of the Neponset behind the Price Rite. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Mattapan Line due to a dead trolley in Milton.
The Globe reports that that white supremacist a clueless Republican congressman took to the State of the Union address was born in Dorchester and went to Milton Academy, where all his classmates hated him because he was an obnoxious troll even then - just like shadowy White House wraith Stephen Miller.
Katie Gibson is a big fan of the Mattapan Line:
The morning operators, though sometimes harried, are kind, and it’s a short ride to Ashmont, where I board the train. And if I’m lucky, I get a glimpse of this view across the marshes.
The MBTA reports it's solved those mysterious "propulsion" problems on the Mattapan Line and that trolley service resumes first thing in the morning.
WFXT reports the dog lost a foot, both are now getting rabies shots.
The MBTA announced tonight:
Shuttle buses replacing service between Ashmont & Mattapan Stations until further notice due to required vehicle maintenance related to the winter weather:
In what other state would Dunkin' Donuts coffee figure so prominently in a federal corruption indictment? The lengthy indictment against former state Sen. Brian Joyce features page after page about Dunkin' Donuts coffee - hundreds and hundreds of pounds of the stuff, in bags and boxes and K-cups - that the owner of more than 100 Dunkin' Donuts franchises allegedly gave Joyce in exchange for legislation aimed mainly at protecting the guy from suits over the pooling of employee tips. Read more.
Shot three times in the arm just south of the Neponset River around 9:45 p.m. Police are looking for three suspects who wore red Halloween masks. Police found two shell casings and blood on Blue Hills Parkway at Willoughby Road.
Milton Police report two incidents in the past three months of women getting into what they thought were legitimate for-hire cars outside clubs or bars in other, unspecified communities, only to be driven to Milton, "sexually accosted" and then dropped off nearby.
The operator of the vehicle is likely targeting females, traveling alone, who he believes may be intoxicated.
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