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By adamg - 10/19/21 - 12:20 pm
Kim Janey

Acting Mayor Kim Janey today announced an executive order that aims to move people now creating tent cities at Mass and Cass and elsewhere in Boston into treatment and housing.

"To be clear, tents are not appropriate for housing," because they lack basic services and lead to infectious diseases, violence and human trafficking, Janey said at City Hall. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:54 am

WBZ Newsradio's Karyn Regal spent several hours at Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard talking to some of the people who live there.

By adamg - 9/22/21 - 5:14 pm

Yesterday, Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo declared the Boston Public Health Commission a pack of disorganized buffoons trying to foist Boston's Methadone Mile problems on his fair city by sticking some Mass-and-Cass people in a currently unused Quality Inn there - with no prior notice to him.

Today, acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey says Arrigo knew about the plans: Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/21 - 11:10 am

A Mass and Cass regular is charged with fatally stabbing Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, on Atkinson Street on Aug. 23. Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 7:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting two more men - one in New Hampshire - for the stabbing murder of Ricardo Garcia at Massachusetts Avenue and Peirson Street on Aug 8. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/25/21 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police today identified the man stabbed to death on Atkinson Street on Monday morning as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Anaele was the fifth person stabbed to death in or near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard this year.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 12:07 pm

Victim identified as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed this morning at 112 Atkinson St., just up from the Southampton Street shelter. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/21 - 4:24 pm

Boston Police report arresting four people they say were selling drugs on Atkinson Street near the Southampton Street shelter yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 9:24 am
Goguen

Boston Police report that the state medical examiner's office has ruled the death of Brendan Thomas Goguen at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 811 Massachusetts Ave., on April 2, a homicide. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/21 - 1:35 pm

Boston Police report arresting two people Friday on human-trafficking charges - one of whom is still on probation after being released from prison for kidnapping, trafficking persons for sexual servitude and deriving support from prostitution. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/21 - 9:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old who were ambling around Methadone Mile, one with a gun loaded with nine bullets in a magazine, the other with enough heroin or fentanyl to warrant a trafficking charge around 5:50 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

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