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VIDEO: Arrests at State House Protest Over Proposed MBTA Cuts

Police arrested several people who were blocking Beacon Street in front of the State House as part of a protest against cuts to the MBTA’s service for disabled and elderly passengers.

The protest began peacefully around noon but moved into the street 20 minutes later. After seven in folding chairs or wheelchairs stopped traffic for another 20 minutes, police moved in arrested “four to five” of them, according to an officer on the scene. 

The rally, organized by MassUniting and the Massachusetts Senior Action Coaltion, was called to protest the large fare hikes to the MBTA’s paratransit service The RIDE. According to MassUniting, while fares for regular MBTA service went up 23 percent, the cost of The Ride has ballooned up to 150 percent over the past year. The most recent transportation proposal calls for an addition $ 6.5 million cut to The Ride. 

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 9, 2013 at 7:13 pm

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Week in Review: South End Business, Drug Arrests

Street sweeping resumes next week.

The following are the top headlines on South End Patch from March 4th to March 8, 2013:

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 10, 2013 at 10:46 am

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Fight at Pine Street Inn Home Leads to Arrests

Boston Police Department

The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions.

Police arrested two men on Monday for allegedly starting a fistfight inside a Pine Street in rooming house. 

Officers responded to a report of a fight in an apartment inside 1740 Washington Street. As officers were en route, dispatch informed the officer that the fight was between four different people.

A resident directed the officers to the apartment when they arrived. A female let officers into the apartment. Officers observed three males in the apartment, one of which was bleeding from the nose and bottom lip.

While the officer tried to ask the room what had happened, the female told police that her two friends had been arguing and the argument turned violent. While talking to the female, one of the men interrupted to clarify minor details about the argument, which turned into a shouting match. The argument quickly deteriorated into a fistfight. Officers collected a white towel, a white sweatshirt and blue jeans that all had blood on them. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm

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