‘Emerging Salmonella Outbreak' Found at Boston Taco Restaurant
An outbreak of salmonella has been linked to a location of a popular taco chain restaurant in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood, health officials said Friday. Los Amigos Taqueria was closed and had its health permit suspended, according to the Boston Public Health Commission, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Boston Inspectional Services Department, which said in a statement they were...
Boston Man Claims $100K Lotto Prize With 11 Days to Spare
This $100,000 windfall is one of the many reasons it pays to keep up with the news. A winning lottery ticket was gathering dust for a year in the back of a drawer at John Butler’s house in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood. He didn’t realize it was there until under two weeks before it was set to expire. With...
Car Parked at West Roxbury Gas Station Stolen at Gunpoint
A car was stolen at gunpoint in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood on Sunday evening after the car’s owner had stopped at a station to get gas, police said. The driver was refilling their gas tank at Speedway Gas Station at Washington Street when a person approached the driver with a gun and took their car, according to police. The...
‘Never Seen Anything Like This': Drought Dries Up Areas of Charles River
Severe drought conditions affecting much of Massachusetts have had a clear impact on parts of the Charles River. In a matter of days, Liz Loewen said she noticed a drastic difference. “I’ve never seen anything like this. All that land right there is usually water, and you wouldn’t be standing right here,” she said, pointing to the bottom step...
Boston Police Locate 43-Year-Old Man Who Has Been Missing for a Week
Boston police say they have found a missing 43-year-old man from West Roxbury. Police said Thursday that Firas Yousif Eesee has been safely located after last being seen near Ledge Hill Road in West Roxbury around 5:30 p.m. last Wednesday, April 20. There were no details given on where Eesee was found.
Child Seriously Hurt When Pickup Truck Hits Family in West Roxbury, Police Say
A family of five was hospitalized Friday morning — one child with serious injuries — after they were hit by a vehicle in West Roxbury Friday morning, Boston police said. The crash occurred just before 10 a.m. on Centre Street at Hastings Street. The people involved don’t appear to have life-threatening injuries, and the driver wasn’t hurt, officials said. Boston…