Dorchester

Citizen complaint of the day: The non-ADA compliant Christmas tree

A concerned citizen wonders how somebody in a wheelchair is supposed to cross Neponset Circle until the new year: Neponset Circle is hostile enough to pedestrians without putting trees in the middle of crosswalks. How is this ADA compliant? Can't the tree go on the other side of the clock where it won't block the handicap ramps?
Dorchester

Mattapan trolleys collide

Around 7 a.m. at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Bill Forry at the Dorchester Reporter reports seven people - including both drivers - were taken to the hospital for observation for minor injuries, which include back pain and split lips. Jim Lokay at WCVB has a photo of the scene and another of an injured passenger being removed through the cemetery. Forry gets a closeup of the two newly joined trolleys.
Dorchester

That didn't last long: Editor-in-chief of boston.com quits

Garrett Quinn gets the scoop on Matt Gross's resignation, not even two months after he moved up here from New York to take the job running the not-the-Globe site.
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