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By adamg - 4/5/24 - 9:07 am

GBH reports on a City Council hearing on the state's and Boston Medical Center's proposal to rebuild the Shattuck Hospital site into the nation's largest substance-abuse-recovery campus.

Watch the hearing: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/24 - 2:00 pm

WCVB reports on the fatal crash around 3 a.m. at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street. The driver remained on scene, WCVB reports.

By adamg - 1/18/24 - 11:09 am

A federal judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit by a nurse at Boston Medical Center over the way the hospital fired her after rejecting her request for a religious exemption to its requirement that all employees get vaccinated against Covid-19, saying her suit failed to provide very specific details on just what religious doctrines would have been violated by the shots. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/23 - 1:09 pm

WBUR reports Boston Medical Center had been letting new migrant families shelter in its lobbies until they could find more permanent housing, but says it was getting too many people and so had to send some of them to Logan Airport - which says, no, don't do that.

By adamg - 4/28/23 - 5:19 pm

A group of about six people who are still whining about masks returned to the area in front of Boston Medical Center today to yell at people wearing masks through bullhorns and to follow and video hospital workers, some of whom they accused of being "abusers."

By adamg - 2/4/23 - 8:50 pm
Crowd outside the Wang

Angry Wang customers demand to be let back in. Photo by Live Boston.

So far tonight, burst pipes caused by the sudden freeze have forced three hospitals to send patients elsewhere, left Wang Theatre patrons out in the cold, angrily yelling to be let back in, and flooded a floor at the Prudential Center mall. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/23 - 10:12 pm

Boston Medical Center yesterday sued a series of as yet unknown "John Does" for repeatedly forging and trying to cash hospital checks - sometimes successfully - over the past couple of years. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 10:22 am

A judge has ruled an HIV-positive man can continue his lawsuit against Boston Medical Center for not letting him in for semi-annual checkups because he won't put on a face mask, but that she's not going to immediately order the hospital to simply provide him the pills he needs in part because he's known for ten months now that he would have to find a different health-care provider in a city not lacking for them. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/22 - 1:46 pm

Update: Judge rejected request for temporary restraining order, saying in part there are other places where he could get the pills.

An HIV-positive man who says he refuses to wear face masks for semi-annual checkups because they make him anxious and sick is suing Boston Medical Center, two doctors there and the state Department of Public Health for $10.7 million because his doctors will no longer write him the prescriptions for the pills that keep his HIV in check. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/22 - 9:58 am

A former RN at Boston Medical Center yesterday sued the hospital for firing her last year after she refused to comply with its requirement that all employees be vaccinated against Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/22 - 1:17 pm

A former RN at Boston Medical Center is the latest to sue the hospital for firing her last October, saying her rights under the First Amendment and federal equal-opportunity laws were violated because she provided proof of religious reasons she shouldn't get the shots. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/22 - 9:59 am

A Boston Medical Center staff nurse who believes Mother Nature doesn't want her getting shots or even taking medicines yesterday sued her former employer because it rejected her request for a religious exemption from Covid-19 shots and fired her last October. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/22 - 2:09 pm

A former staff nurse at Boston Medical Center who believes Covid-19 vaccines are an affront to her God-given immune system and were grown out of the remains of aborted fetuses today sued Boston Medical Center for firing her in October for refusing to get the shots. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/22 - 4:59 pm

A nurse who self-identifies as Christian today sued Boston Medical Center for firing her in October, 2021 for refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/22 - 4:12 pm

A registered nurse who belongs to a church that rejects all vaccines in favor of spinal adjustments and who says the antibodies she developed after contracting Covid-19 are far stronger than any "products advertised as COVID-19 vaccines" is suing Boston Medical Center for firing her last last year when she refused to get vaccinated. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 4:10 pm

A man in his car on Northampton Street outside Boston Medical Center was robbed Tuesday afternoon by two men who jumped into his car - with one of them removing his key while the other put him in a chokehold, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 8:56 pm
First responders at collapse scene

First responders work to free, save trapped worker. Photo by Boston EMS.

Boston EMS reports that after first responders rushed to the old L Street power plant after a floor collapsed while workers were demolishing it this afternoon, they were able to remove two injured workers fairly quickly, but the most seriously wounded man remained trapped in the rubble. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/22 - 2:56 pm

Live Boston reports on a 1 a.m. stabbing on Albany Street, across from the Boston Medical Center ambulance bays. His attacker might have gotten slashed as well, if not to the extent of immediately needing the services inside the building.

By adamg - 2/11/22 - 12:57 pm
Surveillance photo of man

Photo via Transit PD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who used a knife as part of his refusal to pull a mask up over his nose on a 1 bus outside Boston Medical Center at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street last week.

Police say the guy got on a bus around 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 4: Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/21 - 2:12 pm
Anti-vaxxers return to Boston Medical Center

Jacob Oppenheim reports the small knot of anti-vaxxers who blared their message outside Boston Medical Center on Columbus Day returned this afternoon to fail to convince any hospital workers to quit their jobs.

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