The event is aimed at bringing area journalists together with Somerville residents to discuss issues and happenings that need coverage by local news media.
More than 200 Tufts University students, faculty, and allies from surrounding communities held a march and demonstration last week to protest a new campus housing policy, according to the Boston Herald. Over the summer, the Tufts administration announced that its annual lottery system for on-campus housing during each academic Continue Reading
Somerville’s largest condo grab in history yields relative tenant win in tense market Greg Santos moved into Somerville’s Millbrook Lofts apartment complex with his girlfriend in August 2017, looking forward to using its dedicated art space. Married couple Luciano Betoldi and Maria d’Orey, both from Portugal, immigrated to the US Continue Reading
Without income or access to benefits, getting old as an undocumented is a daunting challenge It’s December, and Pedro, 78, still heads downtown to work during the day. He sings Mexican boleros and rancheras, accompanying himself with a guitar. He seems to camouflage himself under the foliage; countless Bostonians have Continue Reading
They rebuilt their Roxbury home from ruin, so now why won’t the city let them sell? Even among the magnificent mansions that stagger along the Highland Park skyline in Roxbury, the six-bedroom attraction at 88 Lambert Ave is distinguished. Occupying two-thirds of an acre in the shadow of the Nathan Hale Continue Reading
An East Boston update to ‘The Thirsty Games’ This article is part of ongoing coverage by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and its partner publications about the impact of inequitable liquor licensing in Boston and the hope that can arise in neighborhoods with increases in restaurant and nightlife opportunities. It’s a Wednesday summer evening, Continue Reading