The Madison Park Development Corp. looks at the history of Hibernian Hall in Nubian Square, which opened its doors in 1913 and which continues to serve the community around it, initially Irish-American, today Black.
The Massachusetts Court of Appeals today upheld a six-month jail sentence for Jennifer Garvey, convicted on two counts of assault and battery for pepper-spraying a woman in the eyes at close range and beating her with a baton after the woman tried to comfort another woman who'd been reported as drunk on a bus at the then Dudley T stop in 2014. Read more.
A Roxbury man who was charged with stabbing somebody at the Nubian Square bus station around 2 p.m. on Wednesday was arrested there again last night after he allegedly lunged at another man with a knife for eying his woman, only his woman tried to stop him and he wound up stabbing her instead, Transit Police say. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a developer's proposal to replace a building at Warren and Winthrop Street that burned down in a 2014 fire with a four-story office building with eight parking spaces. Read more.
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports a man who already had a long record was indicted by a federal grand jury because he was allegedly found inside Frugal Bookstore in Nubian Square, with a gun in July, and federal law bars convicted felons like him from getting anywhere near firearms. Read more.
Parking lots that now stretch along Melnea Cass Boulevard between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue would become new mixed-use buildings with a park, under proposals submitted to the BPDA by three development teams to create a new gateway complex for Nubian Square. Read more.
WHDH interviews the owner of the M&R convenience store on Shawmut Avenue, where his employee, a recent immigrant from Bangladesh, who came here in search of an education was shot in the head Tuesday night.
Several hundred, mostly masked, protesters gathered in Peters Park in the South End this afternoon to protest George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, then marched to Nubian Square to continue the protest. Read more.
Live Boston reports that around 9:30 p.m., a man showed up at the Boston Medical Center emergency room with a gunshot wound he told police happened in the area of Warren and Zeigler streets in Nubian Square.
The Zoning Board of Appeal this morning approved a new building at 2147 Washington St. in Roxbury that will include 62 affordable apartments, 12 affordable condos, enough room to double the capacity of the newly reopened Haley House Cafe and 4,000 square feet of shared studio space for the artists who will be the main group the building's units will be marketed to. Read more.