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.
Since the Boston Marathon, 235 people have been shot in Boston, 35 people senselessly killed in â€śthose places, to those people.â€ť How is that â€śBoston Strong?â€ť I grieve the collective trauma, suffering and senseless deaths of the Boston Marathon. Yet how is 35 dead any less senseless? When we chant or buy â€śBoston Strong,â€ť which Boston are we talking about? Boston is a divided city. Which Boston is strong?
The Dig takes a look at Marty Walsh's steadfast opposition against letting non-profits open voter-approved medical-marijuana dispensaries in Boston even as his administration gets ready to shut its one public Methadone clinic just as Bain Capital is beefing up its portfolio in for-profit drug clinics.
The T plans to install 300 ads on trains and buses to alert riders that, after a brief interlude, upskirting is once again against the law.
In March, the legislature rushed to pass a law against aiming a camera up a woman's skirt after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled the law used to prosecute a man for doing that on the Green Line did not apply in public places such as trolleys.
According to police, they've investigated a dozen or so upskirting cases over the past three years.