By adamg on Fri, 03/08/2019 - 3:47pm
The Bay State Banner reports the School Committee is looking at handing the old Rogers Middle School in Hyde Park to the Department of Neighborhood Development, which typically then tries to sell off the buildings to a private concern.
BPS officials say it would cost $80 million to renovate the school for education.
City Councilor Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), however, vows that in the time he has left as a councilor, he will work to make sure the building is re-built as either apartments for senior citizens or lofts for artists:
This shell needs to be people with disposable income that can boost our restaurants, our theater and our business district.