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By adamg - 10/26/19 - 11:30 am

WBUR reports.

Update: The BPD sergeant who was coordinating with ICE has been removed from his position, WBUR reports.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 6:52 pm

Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins is not breaking with ICE out of any newfound moral qualms, but because he needs the space ICE Is now renting at the South Bay jail to house 200 to 250 women prisoners. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 8:51 pm
Blowing the shofar against ICE

Blowing a shofar against ICE at 101 Main St., Kendall Square. Photo by Ron Newman.

Jewish protesters and their allies marched across the Longfellow Bridge during the evening rush hour for a protest against companies that sell technology to ICE, including Amazon, whose Kendall Square lobby at 101 Main St. was briefly occupied before police arrested 13 of the Never Again Action demonstrators. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 11:57 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports prosecutors this morning dropped trespassing charges against 18 people arrested in a Jewish-led "Never Again" protest at the ICE detention facility at the South Bay jail last evening.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 4:10 pm

A federal judge today sided with two Massachusetts district attorneys and the state's public defenders and barred ICE from detaining people with business in Massachusetts courts while a lawsuit over the issue proceeds. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/19 - 12:24 pm

WFXT reporters ICE agents went into the Chelsea and East Boston courts this week to arrest two men they say are here illegally and who were facing local charges - one an alleged MS-13 member, one an alleged member of the rival 18th Street Gang.

Earlier:
Two DAs, public defenders sue to keep ICE out of local courthouses.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 9:45 am

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins and Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan joined today with public defenders to file a federal lawsuit that seeks to keep ICE agents out of state courthouses - such as Newton District Court, where a judge now faces federal criminal charges for trying to protect a man from an ICE agent waiting in the court lobby. Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/19 - 12:38 pm
Joseph

Newton District Court Judge Shelley Joseph and court officer Wesley MacGregor were both charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice, obstruction of justice, obstruction of a federal proceeding and perjury for an incident on April 2, 2018 - in an indictment today by a federal grand jury that has been investigating them for nearly a year. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 8:08 pm

The City Council agreed today to hold a hearing to look into the specific case of an immigrant construction worker whose boss allegedly reported him to ICE, which then arrested him with the help of Boston Police, after the worker was injured on the job and applied for worker's comp. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 5:31 pm

WBUR reports on a hunger strike among local ICE detainees that began Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 11:41 am
Orchard Gardens School parking lot

ND reports on the state of the staff parking lot at the Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury this morning:

I hope other schools fared better than we did - this is our staff parking lot at arrival this morning.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 9:04 am

Complaints are ice-flowing into 311 about unshoveled sidewalks across our frozen tundra of a city, from Brighton to Charlestown to Jamaica Plain (where ice is ice, says Stan) and to the yuppie-encrusted ways of South Boston, where one disgruntled citizen gets particularly irate about condo owners: Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/19 - 11:00 pm
Charles River encased in ice

Rick Macomber reports:

The crackle of breaking ice pierces the silence as this boat slowly pushes through the frozen Charles River last night

By adamg - 1/20/19 - 6:38 pm

Lynne Palizzolo has an urgent request tonight:

Anyone have a foolproof way of getting iced car doors open? Spray de-icers not working. Rather not wait til spring

By adamg - 1/14/19 - 9:33 am
Ice forming on the Charles River

Gary Waldeck spotted the ice that had formed overnight by the mouth of the Charles River.

By adamg - 7/31/18 - 9:51 pm

Seems Northeastern President Joseph Aoun lives on Beacon Street at Joy and protesters are trying to occupy it to protest a research contract ICE has with Northeastern.

Beacon is currently shut between Joy and Park.

By adamg - 1/9/18 - 4:35 pm
Icy Boston Harbor off East Boston

Rebecca went for a walk along Boston Harbor in East Boston today.

Compare to Redsox223's photo of Cape Cod Bay from Eastham a couple days ago.

By adamg - 1/7/18 - 9:22 pm
Man standing on ice on the Charles River

Jim Bishop admits he found it surreal to see a man standing on the Charles River today.

By adamg - 1/6/18 - 11:19 am
Skater on the Charles River

Mary Ellen spotted this skater on the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury a couple days ago.

Authorities, of course, recommend not skating on the Charles.

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