Bikes stolen from sheds in JP!

Purple Trek hybrid bike with 2 metal rear baskets.

Thieves cut a lock on a Lamartine St. backyard shed this morning (8/31/14) and stole a bike. Another shed was also broken into on nearby Chestnut Square this morning and five bikes were stolen. Please be on the look-out for bike thieves and “hot” bikes being sold on the market. Continue Reading →

Norbert School in Hyde Square Reopens as $2K/Month Apartments

A controversial element of the former Blessed Sacrament campus is coming together, Curbed Boston reports, as the old Norbert School’s conversion to rental lofts is nearly complete. Rents run in the neighborhood of $2,000 for studios and one-bedrooms.

All but two of the 21 units are market-rate housing. The plan has been controversial, with some residents calling for more affordable units, according to the Gazette.

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