The court reversed two convictions of Chicagoan John Biesiot because testimony merely associating him with two particular graffiti designs wasn’t enough to prove he was the one who sprayed images on MBTA train cars in 2008. A conviction to Alewife tags remains.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld a 2015 Land Court decision on Wednesday allowing developer Leggat McCall Properties to redevelop East Cambridge’s former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse into 20 stories of office with a side serving of 24 units of housing.
The Dow and Stearns families are breaking up after a century, with the Dows looking to cash out and sell their two prominent buildings in Harvard Square for a total of $95 million.
There is talk among Christian evangelicals of a Trumped-up Supreme Court walking back decisions “without disrupting other precedent on marriage,” potentially joining a movement seen in state legislatures to disenfranchise LGBTQ Americans.
A man convicted of raping, kidnapping and assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Cambridge in 2004 cannot be required to serve eight years of probation after his prison term, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled.
A bill to expunge the criminal records of people arrested for marijuana possession, proposed by state Sen. Patricia Jehlen, is making its way through a series of very popular hearings.
The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization invites constituents from Cambridge, Somerville and Medford to a Tuesday meeting to discuss bringing about meaningful reform to the criminal justice system.
Residents and developers clashed once again Friday over the redevelopment of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge, with a law signed Aug. 4 complicating arguments over zoning affecting the possible 20-story office tower.
Despite hearing an apology, description of openness with development officials and report that a slow-moving legal case was due to be settled within three months, city councillors moved last week to seize the languishing Vail Court property near Central Square.
Out of patience with family squabbling over desirable but neglected real estate near Central Square, city officials are likely to approve Monday an eminent domain land taking of Vail Court.