Apr 11, 2024 - News

BTMU: Funding influx for migrant shelters

Illustration of a seagull wearing a maroon blazer and working as a cashier at a supermarket.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

House Democratic leaders proposed spending $500 million for migrant shelter aid next fiscal year. (SHNS)

  • It's part of a $58 billion spending plan that's slightly less than what Gov. Healey requested.

A pickup truck crashed into the front of a psychiatric hospital in Devens, killing the driver. (CBS Boston)

A former Boston pizza parlor owner awaiting trial for forcing his employees to work without pay is now also facing charges of pandemic relief fraud. (UHub)

The New England Aquarium's 95-or-so-year-old sea turtle got a clean bill of health at her physical exam. (AP)

  • Myrtle has resided at the aquarium for over 50 years.

Aerosmith rescheduled their farewell tour after Steven Tyler's vocal cord injury. (CBS Boston)

  • They'll hit Boston New Year's Eve.

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