Author: The Boston Sun Staff

Water-main Ruptures on Comm Ave.

A 144-year-old, cast-iron water-main ruptured at around 8:30 p.m. Monday on Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth and Exeter streets, flooding the area, closing it to traffic for much of the following day and forcing the evacuation of six nearby buildings, according…

News Briefs

Councilor Zakim Calls for a Hearing Regarding Sandwich Boards on Public Walkways Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim has filed a hearing order to review the current rules for Free Standing Signs (also known as sandwich boards) on city sidewalks.“Ensuring unimpeded…

Hands-free Driving Makes Sense

Recent statistics indicate that the single-biggest cause of motor vehicle accidents these days can be attributed generally to what is known as “distracted driving.” According to some reports, more Americans now are killed on our roads because of distracted driving…

It’s a Snow Day

Bandit (Tibetan terrier) enjoying the snow day with friends in Peters Park on Monday. More than 11 inches fell on the neighborhoods Sunday night and into Monday, leaving a winter wonderland for kids, adults and canines.

News Briefs

Rep. Santiago, City to Host Opiate Town Hall Rep. Jon Santiago, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services, is hosting a Town Hall forum to discuss the opioid epidemic from 6-8 p.m. on March 7 at the McKinley…

For The Record

From the March 7 Tree Removal Hearing, 1010 Mass. Ave., 11:30 a.m.: • Request to remove 12 public shade trees in the Fenway/Kenmore area: The request is for the removal of the following 12 trees in the vicinity of Kenmore…

Police Briefs 03-07-2019

D-34 Police News Outrageous cover charge On Thursday, Feb. 28, at about 1:55 a.m., a victim was allegedly robbed inside Storyville nightclub at 90 Exeter St. The victim said he was inside a bathroom stall when a male suspect approached…