The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant a Roxbury-specific liquor license to the impending Residence Inn by Marriott South End Boston - and to new hotels downtown and in the actual South End. Read more.
Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.
Ramirez Jonas, working with Boston performers, presents a billboard of constantly changing pledges - yours, mine, scientistsâ€™, and those of our presidential candidates. Together weâ€™re making a piece of art about promises, those contracts we with make with each other and with ourselves, and the potent speech acts that keep a society together
Around 5:15 p.m. on St. James Street, WHDH reports.
Tory Bullock ponders what's happening to Dudley Square.
The Bay State Banner reports the impending demise of A Nubian Notion, not because of gentrification or anything like that, but because the generation of the family running the place is all at retirement age and all their kids decided to go into different careers.
Jennifer Garvey, already facing a lawsuit for the way she handled a woman complaining about her treatment of an elderly person at Dudley station, now faces criminal charges of causing injury while violating a personâ€™s civil rights, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery, and two counts of filing a false report on the incident, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Volunteers at the Bolling Building in Dudley Square are busy today packaging 8,200 new winter coats for distribution next week to BPS students who need them.
Operation Warm bought the coats with donations from BNY Mellon, Genzyme Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Peopleâ€™s United Community Foundation, the TD Charitable Foundation and a Boston-area philanthropist who wants to remain anonymous, according to BPS. Read more.
The Huntington News reports on the opening of the Haley House's Dudley Dough in the Bolling Building - which offers profit sharing to employees.
A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.
Shelisa Bittle, 26, of Somerville, whose arrest at the back of a T bus Friday was captured on video was released on personal recognizance today on at her arraignment in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Transit Police are investigating the way a woman was arrested on a bus at Dudley station yesterday morning after she allegedly stole from another woman running a small pushcart at the station - but say an initial review shows the alleged thief is to blame for a commotion captured on video. Read more.
Mary Celeste Holmes of Roxbury charges Transit Police officers violated her civil rights when she complained about the way they were allegedly manhandling an elderly woman at the Dudley T station and they responded by using pepper spray on her, beating her with a baton and smacking her phone out of her hands as she was on the line with 911. Read more.
Chris Faraone reports on the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism's table at a recent movie night in Dudley Square - a table complete with portable typewriters (kids, ask your mom) and reporters letting residents tell their stories.
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