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By adamg - 1/5/22 - 3:54 pm

Tufts Medical Center Visit - 1-5-22

Mayor Wu said the city installed heating tents outside the Anna Cole Covid-19 testing site in Jackson Square today so that if people continue to have to wait in a long line for a test, at least they don't have to freeze. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/21 - 11:45 am
Adonis Valenzuela

Transit Police report arresting the Dorchester man they say pleasured himself to completion in front of "numerous shocked and horrified passengers" at the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line stop on Sunday night. Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 3:08 pm
Wanted man

At least he wore a mask.

Update: Suspect arrested.

Transit Police report they are hunting a man who, as they euphemistically put it, "left behind his DNA" in "full view of numerous shocked and horrified passengers" on the outbound platform around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text to 873873.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 9:40 am
Under arrest on Tremont Street

One of the suspects in custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men from Hyannis on charges they used a gun loaded with ten bullets to threaten somebody in an altercation in the Tufts Medical Center garage on Tremont Street early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/21 - 5:10 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in a walk-in refrigerator on the seventh floor of a Tufts Medical Center building on Harrison Avenue did not extend past the refrigerator walls this afternoon. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dante Wentz, 23, on charges he tried to kidnap a woman by dragging her into an alley off Washington Street at Tufts Medical Center early Thursday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 10:43 pm
Suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who attacked a woman on Washington Street outside Tufts Medical Center around 5:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/24/20 - 3:06 pm

A couple of dispatches from the Covid-19 front lines.

Dr. Sharma Joseph is a critical-care physician and anesthesiologist at Tufts Medical Center. Yesterday, she reported: Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 1:56 pm
Boston Floating Hospital

Boston Floating Hospital in 1916. From Harvard Medical School and its Clinical Opportunities.

The Floating Hospital for Children hasn't actually been on a boat since 1927, so Tufts Medical Center figured it's time to change the name - to Tufts Children's Hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/20 - 2:32 pm
Demond Perry

Transit Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man on charges he took out a knife on the Orange Line and threatened another rider with it around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday near Tufts Medical Center.

Demond Perry, 44, was arrested yesterday at the Chinatown station on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 4/23/20 - 1:48 pm

COVID-19 Update: April 23, 2020

As he has done for several days now, Gov. Baker used part of his daily press conference today to urge people with non-Covid-19 health issues to call their doctors or 911. But this time, he was joined by executives at three hospitals, who reported many people are trying to wait out symptoms at home, which means they eventually come into the hospital far sicker - and sometimes beyond help. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 10:13 am

WBUR reports the students jumped into action after Tufts Medical Center got a donation of 6,000 N95 masks that had easily snappable elastic straps. But first they had to find miles of elastic cord with which to replace the bad straps.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 9:37 am

Over the weekend, BPS custodians and Tufts Medical Center staffers converted the Quincy Elementary School cafeteria, just down Washington Sstreet from the hospital, into a clinic for screening people with Covid-19 symptoms. Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/20 - 11:12 am

That's it, the headline is the whole story.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 8:39 pm

WFXT reports that nine medical staffers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19 and that six healthcare workers at Tufts Medical Center tested positive.

WBZ reports Brigham and Women's and Mass. General have begun testing remdesivir as a possible treatment.

By adamg - 12/5/19 - 7:59 am
Crammed Orange Line train at Forest Hills

This is an Orange Line train leaving Forest Hills. Photo by Deb Beatty Mill.

The MBTA is reporting Orange Line delays of up to ten minutes due to a train that left this mortal coil at Tufts.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 12:57 pm
Smoke-filled Tufts Medical Station on the Orange Line

Where are those new trains again? People fled an Orange Line train at Tufts Medical Center around 10:30 a.m. after the station filled with smoke, as Mark Smith shows us. WBZ Newsradio reports the smoke came from a malfunctioning motor on the tired old train.

By adamg - 3/24/19 - 1:00 pm

NBC Boston reports a broken water main has Tufts Medical Center to shut its emergency room to ambulances because of low water pressure. Flooding also forced the hospital to tell ambulance so to stay away on March 7.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 1:05 pm

The Metro Boston EMS Council reports Tufts Medical Center is not accepting ambulances "due to flooding internally impacting multiple departments."

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 6:42 pm

The MBTA reports an inbound Orange Line train appeared to have gone to its final reward at Tufts. An inspector was able to shock it back to life, but riders still face delays of up to 15 minutes.

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