Among those kneeling: Metco CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas and Bedford School Superintendent John Sills.
Suburban school superintendents and Metco officials gathered in McGann Playground on West Street in Hyde Park this afternoon to decry the continued extrajudicial killings of black men and women and to call on educators to work even harder to ensure that black students can grow up to their full potential and that white students learn to not be racists. Read more.
Live Boston reports somebody fired between five and eight shots around 2:30 a.m. behind 5 Cornelia Ct. in the Mission Main development. Nobody hit, but one building and one car suffered ballistic damage.
Live Boston reports Boston Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots at the Tobin School on Smith Street around 8:15 p.m. They found a gun and several spent shells and took several people into custody.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a four-story, 24-unit apartment building on Burney Street on Mission Hill that will include creation of a 2,400-square foot, brick-lined "laneway" on which restaurants along neighboring Tremont Street will be allowed to create outdoor patio seating. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting men from Hyde Park and Mattapan on gun charges after they tried to speed away from a traffic stop only to crash their car, then fail to outrun responding police officers. Read more.
The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.