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.
Around 8:45 p.m. on Dudley Street between Langdon and Shirley streets, John Duffill reports.
The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a man's conviction for illegal gun possession in Roxbury because while police found him with a gun, they should never have stopped him in the first place - and that the fact that he tried to elude officers cannot be used against him because black men in Boston might have legitimate reasons to be wary of police. Read more.
Adrian Walker last week reported center backers are outraged at how Roxbury Community College ousted the long-time director - and how a college group won't turn over money a track group raised at an event there.
Today, the Boston Business Journal reports that Marathon Sports is backing legislation to split Reggie Lewis off from RCC.
At least three rounds on Walnut at Abbotsford, around 10:45 p.m.
Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.
Around 9 p.m. at Walnut Park and Waldren Road, Crime Hub reports.
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
When School Superintendent Tommy Chang named Michael Contompasis as interirm headmaster at Boston Latin School in June, he held a press conference at City Hall with Mayor Walsh and an assortment of name-brand school alumni. Then, last month, BPS made Contompasis available for interviews by local media outlets.
No similar fanfare, or, indeed, any at all, has accompanied Chang's appointment of Tanya Freeman-Wisdom as interim headmaster at the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science in Roxbury, another one of the city's three exam schools.