The Globe reports the Boston Housing Authority is looking to find a private developer willing to replace some of the buildings at the Mildred Hailey Apartments in exchange for being allowed to build market-rate housing on vacant parts of the complex.
The BHA has increasingly used this model to renovate its projects in the face of declining federal funds for the work, most notably at Bunker Hill in Charlestown.
Around 10:45 p.m. outside 50 Bickford St. in the Midred Hailey Apartments (formerly Bromley-Heath).
Jamaica Plain News reports on a ceremony to rename the large apartment complex as the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments, in honor of the longtime tenant activist, who died in 2015.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Phillip Carrington, 51, of second-degree murder for the strangulation death of his former girlfriend in her 34 Heath St. apartment in 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Police aren't saying just what it was that ticked off members of the Bromley-Heath gang, but whatever their problem, the result was a brutal attack that sent a 20-year-old man inside the Green Briar Pub to nearby St. Elizabeth's Hospital on Jan. 24. Read more.
Around 3:45 p.m. inside 277 Centre St., one in the leg, one in the arm.
They are the victims of the latest in a string of violent incidents at Bromley-Heath and the stretch of Centre Street from Wyman to Lamartine.
Stanley Staco reports a man was shot in the arm shortly after 4 a.m. on Parker Street near the rotary.
Around 11:15 p.m. near Bucknam Street. A car and a tree were hit.
One a teen in the leg around 12:30 a.m. outside 26 Walden St.
Around 10:40 p.m. outside 154 Heath St. The bullet instead hit a window at a nearby building.
Updated Saturday morning with additional info from police.
A party at Bromley Hall in the Bromley-Heath project ended in chaos around 11:15 p.m.with six people shot and other people injuring themselves just trying to escape.
Around 11:20 p.m. at 279 Centre St.
The suspect is a black man, about 6' and slim, wearing a dark hoodie, seen jumping into the passenger seat of a newer white Altima, which sped down Lamartine toward Stony Brook.
Police found shell casings on Chestnut Avenue, across Centre from where the victim was shot.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a wiretapped statement by an H-Block associate charged with murdering a young teen in a feud with the rival Heath Street gang can be used against him because H-Block is involved with the sort of "organized crime" for which state law allows wiretaps.
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