Monthly Archives: March 2013

Federal Sequestration

March 5, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  Mayor Thomas M. Menino is assessing the impact of the cuts...

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Police Briefs 03-05-2013

March 5, 2013
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Feb. 18 15 Arlington St. – Assault and Battery 82 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 731 Boylston St. – Property – Missing Boylston Street    – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage Feb. 19 353 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 361 Newbury St. – Larceny in...

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Dangerous River Walk

March 1, 2013
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Dangerous River Walk

DCR warns that although ice can appear solid, it is very unlikely to be so this winter as temperatures have not been consistently cold. Enjoy the visual, but keep off the ice and keep your pets off the ice, said Department of Conservation and Recreation spokesperson S.J. Port.

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Three-alarm Fire Causes $5m in Damage, but No Injuries

March 1, 2013
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A three-alarm fire tore through a Commonwealth Avenue brownstone Wednesday, causing an estimated $5 million in damages but no injuries, the Boston Fire Department said. Firefighters responded at 9:18 a.m. to five-story, three-condo building at 17 Commonwealth Ave. Only one resident was home at the time of the blaze, but he was safely evacuated...

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A Time to Take Stock

March 1, 2013
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The three- alarm fire that happend last week on Commonwealth Avenue should make all residents just stop and think for a minute. The fire did not occur in a building that needed rehabbing, but happened in a high end renovation.  As a matter of fact, the origin of the fire has centered on the...

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Police Briefs 02-26-2013

March 1, 2013
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Feb. 11 35 Commonwealth Ave. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury 425 Boylston St. – Investigate Property 939 Boylston St. – Larceny in a Building, Under $50 415 Beacon St.    – Investigate Property Feb. 12 Arlington Street – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Personal Injury 116 Marlborough St. – Breaking and...

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