Independence Debate Finds Haven in JP
Video. As votes
were being counted on the independence referendum in Scotland,
people on both sides weighed in at a Scottish pub in Jamaica
Plain. Report aired September 19.
Council Refers Pay Increase to Committee
Video. The Boston
City Council refers to committee an ordinance that calls for
giving its members a 29% pay increase--their first in 8 years.
Report aired September 17.
Sq. Business Faced with Rent Increases
owners of businesses near Egleston Square say they face
increases in rent and occupancy costs by as much as 65 percent.
Report aired September 16.
Mark Sept. 11 in Effort for US Military
observe September 11 by packing supplies to be sent overseas to
people in the US military, in an event organized by the Mass.
Military Heroes Fund. Report aired September 11.
Start for Madison Park High Turnaround
Video. Efforts to
turn around Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, after
a long history of underperformance, get off to a shaky start.
Report aired September 9.
in Dorchester Goes to Bat for Inclusion
Video. The Savin
Hill Little League creates a division for players with
disabilities, thanks in part to support from the Martin Richard
Charitable Foundation. Report by Pat Flaherty. Aired September
Helps Entrepreneurs, Job-Seekers
A food business incubator opens in
Dorchester, serving the needs of entrepreneurs and the need for
jobs along the Fairmount Corridor. Report aired September 8.
Games" Help Clear Sports Barrier
Video. The annual
"TILL Games," organized by the non-profit Toward Independent
Living and Learning, take place at the Reggie Lewis Center in
Roxbury. Report aired September 8.
Starts on Substation Project in Roslindale
Video. Work starts
in Roslindale Village on transforming a former electric
substation for public transit, along with adjacent parcels, into
a mixed-use development. Report aired September 8.
Conservatory Opens Building in Fenway
Video. The Boston
Conservator opens a new performance, practice and studio
facility on Ipswich Street, its second new building in the
Fenway in five years. Report aired September 5.
Year Starts in Boston Public Schools
Video. A new year begins for most
students in the Boston Public Schools, including more than 2,000
8th graders switching to rides on the MBTA. Report aired
Backtrack on Dearborn Conversion Plan
Video. In response to
concerns from the community, a conversion plan for the Dearborn
Middle School in Roxbury is put on hold. Report aired September
Boston Students Going to School on MBTA
Video. More Boston
students will go to school on the MBTA, and they'll have better
access to afterschool activities with free 7-day MBTA passes.
Report aired September 3.
Influx Prompts Off-Campus Enforcement
Video. As college
students settle down for a new school year in Boston, city
inspectors log violations in off-campus housing. Report aired
Fair Celebrates Family Value of Reading
Video. The 27th
Annual Charles C. Yancey Book Fair celebrates the importance of
parents and children reading at home, and having books of one's
own. Report aired September 2.