Boston College filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Newton on March 9 in Superior Court challenging the amount of compensation it received for the eminent domain taking of Webster Woods.
Since returning to campus in the fall, Boston College students have grown accustomed to COVID-19 testing, social distancing, and contact tracing. These new measures have created a unique BC experience, but changes to college life are all too familiar to students throughout the Boston area.
The general public, including all residents 16 years and older, will be eligible to receive the vaccine in Massachusetts on April 19, according to Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on Wednesday.
John Oliver will fill the vacant at-large seat on the Newton City Council in Ward 1 and Tarik Lucas will fill the vacant at-large seat on the council in Ward 2, based on unofficial results for the special election.
Issues of zoning and policing were on the minds of some Newton residents who cast their votes during early voting in the special election to fill two vacant seats on the Newton City Council. Early in-person voting at Newton City Hall lasted five days, ending on Friday.
David Micley is running for one of the vacant at-large seats on Newton City Council in Ward 2, with a platform prioritizing making Newton a multigenerational city with a variety of housing options.
The notice of the Fenway vaccination site closure follows Baker’s Wednesday announcement that K-12 teachers, childcare workers, and school staff will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 11. This will add an additional 400,000 people to the eligible population, according to Baker.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has urged the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to strengthen its oversight of Boston College in response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases on campus.