WEEK IN REVIEW: Indecent Assault in Davis Square, Union Square Revitalization

Also, a gas main break at Maxwell's Green, charter school to apply again, Davis Square Metro newspaperman passes away and other top storied from the week.

Woman indecently assaulted in Davis Square Monday night
A 32-year-old woman who got out of the Davis Square MBTA station at about 8 p.m. Monday was indecently assaulted while walking down Dover Street, police said.

Gas main break at Maxwell's Green
Workers digging holes under the Lowell Street bridge ruptured a high-pressure gas main Monday. The fire department evacuated one of the new residential buildings at Maxwell's Green, and police shut down part of Lowell Street until the gas leak was under control.

Somerville Progressive Charter School will apply again
The proposed Somerville Progressive Charter School did not get approval from the state's education department, but one school organizer said the group will apply again next year.

Davis Square commuters mourn passing of Metro Newspaper pitchman
David Tagliaferro, who handed out Metro Boston newspapers at Davis Square Station for about six years, passed away on Sept. 29. He was 66. This week, Davis Square Red Line commuters mourned his passing.

Aldermen approve Union Square Revitalization Plan
The Somerville Board of Aldermen approved a revitalization plan for Union Square Tuesday night—a plan that could lead to eminent domain takings. Three aldermen voted against the measure.

Somerville honors three WWII veterans over weekend
Somerville was scheduled to dedicate three new veterans squares on Oct. 6 and 7.


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