Ross will not run for Congress

City Councilor Mike Ross has decided not to run for a U.S. Congress seat after openly considering the idea for weeks, according to a press release attributed to his campaign exploratory committee. Ross, a Mission Hill resident, said in the…

Hundreds protest T cuts

A parade of 75 speakers blasted the MBTA’s proposed fare hike and service cuts at a Roxbury Community College meeting last night. At least 250 people attended, including local elected officials and many Mission Hill residents, students and employees. A…

Occupy Roxbury group forms

Occupy Roxbury, a local version of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, is forming and holding its first meeting on Jan. 15. Occupy Wall Street, a protest camp against economic inequality and other issues, formed in New York City last…

T seeks to boost fares, cut service

The MBTA is seeking to plug a budget hole by raising fares and cutting service—including weekend E Line subway/streetcar trips and the entire Mission Hill LINK bus program. A meeting about the already controversial proposal is set for Jan. 19…