John Keith reports a bill by state Reps. Marty Walz, D-Back Bay, and Byron Rushing, D-Roxbury/South End, would effectively block all new development in parts of downtown, the North End and the Back Bay.
H.R. 853 goes before the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture for a hearing tomorrow (Dec. 15), at 11 a.m. in State House Room A2.
Boston Police report arresting two men early Tuesday on smash-and-grab charges.
According to police, around 2:40 a.m., a beat cop watched two guys walk up to the window at the Armani shop at 22 Newbury St., look in, saunter into the Public Garden, then return and strike the window with a brick wrapped in a sock.
Police say the pair snatched a purse, but...Read more