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By adamg - 6/28/23 - 12:43 pm

Update, 2:05 p.m. MBTA reports repairs made, service starting back up.

WFXT reports. The station filled with smoke from the fire.

By adamg - 5/2/23 - 3:42 pm

Tufts Medical Center reports today:

We reached a big milestone this morning! We have zero COVID inpatients at Tufts Medical Center for the first time since March 21, 2020.

Let's set the Covid wayback machine to March 21, 2020. Some Universal Hub headlines from that day: Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/23 - 3:05 pm
Silver Line bus with ramp driver just drove over

Photo of bent ramp by TPD.

Transit Police report no injuries yesterday when a bus driver extended his bus's wheelchair ramp to let a passenger off at Tufts Medical Center yesterday and an impatient SUV driver who had been parked at the bus stop couldn't wait and drove over it just as the passenger was about to get off. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/22 - 10:56 pm

Tufts Daily reports Tufts Medical Center fired Dr. Sadeq Ali Quraishi, an anesthesiologist, yesterday, three days after Homeland Security agents arrested him as part of the same sting operation that snared a convicted sex offender from Lexington. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 9:30 am

Transit Police report they arrested Steven Wade Coffey, 27, on Monday on charges he raped a woman at the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line stop on Aug. 4.

He's the second man arrested for a Chinatown rape this month.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 8/13/22 - 12:05 pm
Suspect photos

Transit Police report they are looking for Steven Wade Coffey, 27, for raping a woman at the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line stop on Aug. 4. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/22 - 9:59 pm
Wanted for attack

Transit Police have released a couple of photos of a man they say committed a sexual attack at the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line station around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 4.

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

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 9:11 pm

A person jumped from the top of the Tufts Medical Center garage at 274 Tremont St. in Chinatown around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, in an apparent suicide, Tufts told its employees. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/22 - 9:06 pm

Tufts Medical Center President Michael Tarnoff announced today that, with the imminent closing of the hospital's in-patient services for children, it will stop intensive treatment of young cancer patients July 1, because many of the patients require overnight stays that the hospital will no longer have for them. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/22 - 12:55 pm

WHDH reports on the protest.

Tufts Medical Center announced last month it would shut the former Floating Hospital for Children and move patients over to its larger rival, Boston Children's Hospital.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 10:47 am

Tufts Medical Center announced today it's shutting down its 41 in-patient beds for children to create new space for "critically ill adults" - although it said it will keep its neonatal ICU and several primary-care programs for kids and teens open. Read more.

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.

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

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.

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