Endorsements for Tavares, Worrell in Fifth Suffolk race
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Jennifer Smith, Reporter CorrespondentTwo candidates hoping to win election this fall as the next state representative in the Fifth Suffolk House district earned endorsements this week. On Sunday, Ward 15 Democrats endorsed Danielson “Donny” Tavares, the city of Boston’s chief diversity officer. On Tuesday, Christopher Worrell, assistant...
15-year-old charged in Roxbury shooting
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When police searched the teenager's home they found two BB guns, a gun with four rounds loaded, and a fake Boston Police badge. The post 15-year-old charged in Roxbury shooting appeared first on Boston.com.
Suffolk County DA’s office rules 2 officer-involved shootings were justified
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An investigation by Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden into two 2019 officer-involved shootings has ruled them both to be justified. “Our office moved forward...
20-year-old man arrested in Nubian Square and charged with illegal gun possession
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Joshua Bajon will be arraigned in the Roxbury division of Boston Municipal Court. The post 20-year-old man arrested in Nubian Square and charged with illegal gun possession appeared first on Boston.com.
Former Roxbury nanny pleads guilty to child porn charges
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Stephanie Lak discussed sex acts to perform on children through an online app, prosecutors said. The post Former Roxbury nanny pleads guilty to child porn charges appeared first on Boston.com.
City awards Roxbury-based City Fresh Foods $17 million contract for Boston Public Schools
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Starting in July, the Roxbury-based company will provide meals and snacks for the city's schools. The post City awards Roxbury-based City Fresh Foods $17 million contract for Boston Public Schools appeared first on Boston.com.
MBTA unveils $90 million plan to increase bus service
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The MBTA has unveiled a new service plan, which aims to get riders on a bus every 15 minutes or sooner. T officials say plans...
Roxbury Community College graduates each receive surprise $1,000 gift
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The keynote speaker at Roxbury Community College surprised the over 150 graduates of the school a gift they’d never forget. That speaker was Rob Hale,...
Roxbury Community College graduates receive diplomas and $1,000
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The graduates of Roxbury Community College’s class of 2022 walked across the stage to collect more than just a diploma.
Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today’s Developments
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The latest developments concerning coronavirus in Massachusetts, updated throughout the day.
Commuter rail gets back on track as workers return to the office
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Darryl C. Murphy, WBUR ReporterAn MBTA commuter rail train on the Haverhill line travels through Andover. Jesse Costa/WBUR photo Weekday ridership on the commuter rail continued to rise in April, to a little more than half of what it was before the pandemic, MBTA data show. The increase is an encouraging sign that commuter rail service may have...
It Happens Here: Roxbury’s Dudley Greenhouse Gives Residents Chance To Grow Their Own Food
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A major effort is underway to tackle food insecurity in Roxbury and the surrounding neighborhoods of Boston.
Mother’s Day Walk returns to city streets
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The Mother's Day Walk for Peace in 2016. Photo by Chris Lovett It started back in 1996 as one mother’s defiant response to the senseless gun violence that robbed her of her 15-year-old son Louis, who was killed in the crossfire of gang gunplay on Geneva Avenue in December 1993. This Sunday, more than a quarter-century after Tina Chéry and a few...
Authorities identify Boston man killed in Roxbury shooting
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David Wood, 51, of Boston died Wednesday morning near the Trotter Elementary School. The post Authorities identify Boston man killed in Roxbury shooting appeared first on Boston.com.
Mayor Wu says the city wants to help local kids accused of recent attacks
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The children allegedly assaulted people in Roxbury, Downtown Crossing and Boston Common. The post Mayor Wu says the city wants to help local kids accused of recent attacks appeared first on Boston.com.
‘No One Cares’: Father Of Special Needs Students Frustrated By School Bus Problems
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A West Roxbury father with two children with special needs says no only can he not count on a bus to pick up his kids, he also can't get anyone to explain why.
Baker ready to aid in next vaccination push
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Massachusetts will “do everything we can” to make sure vaccines are available across the state if COVID-19 shots become available for young kids, Gov. Charlie...
Gateway or Barrier? Unpacking the Exam School Mystique
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Chris Lovett, Special to the ReporterBoston Latin School. Photo by Chris Lovett Anyone who applies to a Boston exam school must know something about inequality. A member of Boston Latin’s Class of 1981, Ron Bell assumed he had been among the Black students admitted with the help of racial set-asides ordered by a federal court. It took another...
Cannabis store owners are looking to spark change in Codman Square
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Seth Daniel, News EditorA first effort to engage the community by Lowkey is a mural contest for their building with submissions now being taken. Seth Daniel photo The business district in Codman Square has plenty of life and foot traffic, but the space has long needed some upgrades. Now, two neighborhood natives about to open the district’s first...
Whittier Street Center salutes Eversource CEO Joseph Nolan
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Gov. Charlie Baker; Frederica, president and CEO, Whittier Street Health Center; and gala honoree Joseph Nolan, Jr., CEO, Eversource Energy. Chris Aduama photoWhittier Street Health Center toasted and roasted Eversource Energy CEO Joseph Nolan, Jr. at its annual gala on April 19 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in a return to an all-out in-person...
Man shot and killed near Roxbury elementary school
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The man was in his mid-50s. The post Man shot and killed near Roxbury elementary school appeared first on Boston.com.
Police investigating deadly daylight shooting in Roxbury
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BOSTON (WHDH) – Police are investigating reports of a shooting in Roxbury that left a man dead on Wednesday, officials said. Officers responded to Wabeno...
Man Killed In Roxbury Shooting Close To Trotter Elementary School
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A man was killed in a shooting in Roxbury Wednesday morning that took place near Trotter Elementary School.
Police investigating shooting in Roxbury
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Police are investigating reports of a shooting in Roxbury Wednesday, officials said. Officers responded to Wyoming Street for reports of a shooting, police said. No...
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