Mildred Hailey Apartments
The heat at the Nurtury Learning Lab, 33 Bickford St., went off yesterday afternoon. National Grid told workers at the center, which normally cares for more than 100 children, that the gas and heat would be back on this morning, but it wasn't, and now staffers and parents are worried it might not be able to open Monday.
Updated with change of apparent weapon from knife to broken glass.
NBC Boston reports three people were slashed - including the apparent slasher - in an apartment at 30 Bickford St. early this morning.
Outside 98 Heath St., where a car was also hit with gunfire, shortly after 10 p.m., although the victim was found in 106 Heath St.
A man in his late 20s was shot shortly before midnight at 18 Walden St., WHDH reports.
Jarrod "Rizz" Simmons, 21, yesterday pleaded guilty to distribution of controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a public housing facility. Read more.
Around 11:25 p.m., gunfire was reported on Horan Way in the Mildred Hailey Apartments (the former Bromley-Heath). At least one bullet was fired into an apartment on Heath Street.
The Globe reports the Boston Housing Authority is looking to find a private developer willing to replace some of the buildings at the Mildred Hailey Apartments in exchange for being allowed to build market-rate housing on vacant parts of the complex.
The BHA has increasingly used this model to renovate its projects in the face of declining federal funds for the work, most notably at Bunker Hill in Charlestown.
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