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How to leave 4/20 on a high note

How to leave 4/20 on a high note

By Adri Pray, Editor-at-large
April 20, 2023

Rejoice! The 2023rd April 20th celebration is nearly upon us! In honor of Thursday’s holiday, here’s an easy-to-read guide on how to participate in the festivities while keeping yourself and others...

The Boston Public Garden.

Police arrest suspect in Public Garden assault

By Charlie McKenna and Diana Bravo
November 19, 2020

Boston Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection to an alleged assault in the Public Garden last week. Francisco Romero, 38, was charged with aggravated rape, assault by means of a dangerous weapon,...

The man was seen walking past a restaurant prior to the assault.

Boston Police release video of Public Garden assault suspect

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 12, 2020

Boston Police released a video on Thursday of a suspect in connection to a sexual assault in the public garden Sunday morning.  The video depicts the suspect walking past a restaurant with a mask under...

A photo of the suspect involved in the assault.

BPD investigates sexual assault in the Public Garden

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 8, 2020

Boston Police released two images of a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning in the Public Garden.  The suspect, who has yet to be identified, allegedly encountered...

The black Chevy colorado pickup truck crashed into the Public Garden Thursday afternoon.

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run near Public Garden

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 2, 2020

A man has been charged with stealing a pickup truck in downtown Boston Thursday before committing a hit and run near the Public Garden that left a pedestrian with “life threatening injuries,” police...

The Boston Public Garden.

Man arrested following alleged assault in Public Garden Monday

By Charlie McKenna
September 29, 2020

Boston police arrested a man Tuesday for allegedly attempting to rape a woman in the Boston Public Garden Monday morning. Police took Luan Maxwell, 30, into custody on Kneeland St. following a foot...

The Boston Public Garden.

Boston Police report attempted sexual assault in Public Garden

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
September 28, 2020

A woman reported an alleged assault with attempt to rape in the Public Garden early Monday morning, Boston Police said. The woman said a man put his hand over her mouth and made sexually explicit threats...

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