The Daily Free Press reports on a hearing yesterday on a proposal by City Councilor Charles Yancey to ban the sort of research BU wants to do on the world's deadliest microorganisms at its South End research lab.
John Hawkinson reports an overnight fire at 884 Massachusetts Ave. brought firefighters from Cambridge and surrounding communities and forced the evacuation of residents - with none injured - to a nearby senior center.
The American Red Cross reports some 100 residents in 884 and 888 Mass. Ave. had to be evacuated.
The T is running buses instead of the Red Line due to the fire.