Community meeting addresses developments in Cummings building project

Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell and other faculty and administrators led a community update in Alumnae Hall on Wednesday morning to discuss the academic building planned for the corner of Boston Avenue and College Avenue between Halligan Hall and the new Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line station. University President Anthony Monaco announced the […]

Picante Taqueria opens on Boston Avenue

Picante Taqueria, a Mexican restaurant located at 352 Boston Ave., next to Tamper Cafe and the Campus Mini Mart, is a new restaurant owned by Edgardo and Jessica Morales. The restaurant opened in July. Edgardo has over 26 years of experience in the restaurant business, starting as a dishwasher and moving his way up to prep chef, line […]

Boston/College Avenue intersection to be redesigned for pedestrian safety

The intersection of Boston Avenue and College Avenue will be redesigned and rebuilt over the summer to make it safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. The intersection has long been seen as a problem point for the Tufts community, according to Director of Campus Planning Lois Stanley. Stanley said that in 2012, graduate students in Tufts’ urban and […]

Police Briefs – Sept. 19

A Severe Case Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received news of a student feeling poorly at 200 Boston Ave. on Sept. 14 at 1:30 p.m. The student was experiencing severe stomach pain and vomiting. Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS), TUPD, the fire department and Armstrong Ambulance, an ambulance company servicing Medford, arrived on the scene. The student […]

Parking meters installed along Boston, College Avenues

With the recent installation of parking meters along Boston and College Avenues, university staff and students will likely have more difficulty finding free parking on the Medford/Somerville campus. According to the City of Medford website, workers have installed parking meters and kiosks in the Medford Hillside area—adjacent to the Tufts campus—Medford Square, West Medford and […]