Transportation

Callahan Tunnel Closes Friday Night, December 27th Through March 12th

MassDOT to Close Callahan Tunnel Friday, 12/27 at 11pm Detours, Enhanced MBTA Blue & Silver Line Service Established to Help Public Reach East Boston & Logan Airport thru March 12 On December 23rd, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola detailed the final preparations underway to support the closure of Read More…

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Public Realm Planning on Boston’s Downtown Waterfront [Video]

The Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee heard an update on public access issues in the designated planning area from Long Wharf to the Moakley Bridge. The plan currently under development will eventually form the basis for new zoning along the waterfront side of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. The presentation, shown in its Read More…

Commentaries Community Event Notices

Downtown View: How Not to Present a Plan

The Beacon Hill neighborhood faces a situation in which two good goals — handicap accessibility and historic preservation — clash. Any steps taken to achieve those goals should be a win for both. But a presentation on Thursday night was a loss for both. There are rules for success when city officials want to make Read More…

Police & Fire

North End Man and Homeless Co-Defendant Arraigned in Court Following Weekend Robbery Spree

Boston Police apprehended two suspects on Monday and charged them with this weekend’s string of store robberies in the North End / Waterfront and Downtown Boston area. Richard Puopolo, 27, of the North End, turned himself in at about 8:33 p.m. from his home at Cleveland Place. He was charged with unarmed robbery, armed robbery, Read More…

Police & Fire

Boston Police Issue “Wanted” Photos and Alert After String of North End / Waterfront Store Robberies

Update on Mon. 12/23/13: Two suspects have been arrested by Boston Police. Read more. We started to get reports on Saturday about a string of convenience store robberies. On Sunday, Boston Police issued a Community Alert with a list of multiple robberies at convenience stores and coffee shops in the North End / Waterfront and Read More…

Event Notices

The Latest & Greatest Has Snow Photos, Ice Skating, and New Street Plans

After a cold, icy week, the temperature has warmed up for the final weekend before Christmas. Look back on the snow storm, be the first to know about the 7-Eleven special signs that will be used on Hanover Street, check out a new ice skating spot and read about the police activity. Connect Historic Boston Read More…