MBTA service resumes on Green and Orange lines near Government Center

CBS Boston (News) 6/26 1:17P Staff
BOSTON -- Service on the Green and Orange lines in downtown Boston is back to normal Sunday night, days after a structural issue at the Government Center Parking Garage caused disruptions. The MBTA said it is safe to resume service "following a...

MBTA, developer work to repair structural damage at Government Center

CBS Boston (News) 6/25 12:31P Staff
BOSTON - On Saturday, shuttle buses continued to run near Government Center as a team of engineers continued work to repair structural damage at the parking garage. Construction crews teamed up with developers to reinforce compromised columns...

Sumner Tunnel will be open this weekend due to MBTA issues

CBS Boston (News) 6/24 7:42A Staff
BOSTON -- The Sumner Tunnel will be open this weekend, MassDOT announced Friday afternoon. It was supposed to close for scheduled construction but the decision was reversed to "minimize any additional travel impacts created by the suspension of...

The Donna Summer Dance Party in Copley Sq.

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:23A The Boston Sun Staff
Copley Square Plaza became a disco dance party free for all to join in during the 8th annual Donna Summer Disco Party.

Fr. Unni Takes Temporary Sabbatical From St. Cecilia Parish

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:20A Dan Murphy
Fr. John Unni of Saint Cecilia Parish is leaving on sabbatical at the end of June, but will return in late September. According to the Saint Cecilia website, Fr. Unni was selected as a Barr Fellow in...

Copley Connect Draws Mixed Response From Community Leaders

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:20A Dan Murphy
Copley Connect – the city’s pilot program which shut down a section of Dartmouth Street to motor-vehicle traffic for 10 days earlier this month to temporarily provide expanded pedestrian space at Copley Square Park – has so far received mixed...

Public Meeting Held for Dispensary Proposed for 565 Columbus Ave.

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:19A Lauren Bennett
Sweet & Sour, LLC is proposing a retail cannabis dispensary for 565 Columbus Ave. Unit C3 in the South End. At a virtual community meeting on June 21, proponents Gabriel Viera, Elis Omoroghomwan, and Christian Nicholson were on hand to present...

News in Brief

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:18A The Boston Sun Staff
June 28 Celebration at Charlesgate Park The Charlesgate Alliance, Emerald Necklace Conservancy, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation invite the public to “New Trees and a Brighter Future for Charlesgate” – celebration of milestone...

Back Bay, Surrounding Area’s Weekly COVID Positive Test-Rate Drops

The Back Bay Sun 6/23 5:16A John Lynds
The Back Bay and surrounding area’s weekly COVID positive test rate dropped once again according to the latest data by the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC). Last week, 1,029 Back Bay, Beacon Hill, North End, West End and Downtown residents...
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