With a grant from the Boston Foundation, the MBTA says it will provide CharlieCards to several Boston community health centers in neighborhoods where residents might otherwise have trouble getting one of the fare cards. Read more.
The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.
Boston Police report a man they initially tried to stop to give a ticket for driving a moped without lights on wound up being arrested and charged on a variety of charges once they got him under control on Fairland Street in Roxbury yesterday evening. Read more.
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports a man who already had a long record was indicted by a federal grand jury because he was allegedly found inside Frugal Bookstore in Nubian Square, with a gun in July, and federal law bars convicted felons like him from getting anywhere near firearms. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting Tyler Baker, 36, on charges he's the guy who ran up to a woman and punched her in the head for no reason outside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Jimmy Fund Way on Oct. 5.
Baker was charged with aggravated assault and battery, police say.
Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say ran up to a woman standing outside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Jimmy Fund Way and punched her in the right side of her head, around 10 a.m. on Monday. Read more.
Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp. and Windale Developers last week filed plans for a five-story, 44-unit apartment building as part of Bartlett Place off Washington and Bartlett streets in Roxbury. Read more.
The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. says it will soon file plans for 59 apartments aimed at senior citizens and 9 condos - all to be rented or sold as affordable - to replace the long abandoned Grove Hall Motor Mart property on Cheney Street. Read more.