Archive for the ‘Orvis’ Tag

Facts on the ground: Grafton Street

The future of Mass. Ave, in the form of orange survey marks, reached as far east as Grafton St. last week, skipping Bates Rd. and others on the way.

Orange marks show the new plan for Grafton St., which will the crossing there by half.

Orange marks show the new plan for Grafton St., which will cut the crossing there by half.

I won’t spotlight every curb change, but the reconfigured mouth of Grafton Street will create new parking and green space, and there are other points of interest.

So here’s a closer look at what is going on. (For an even closer look,¬†click on any image.)

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Woman killed crossing Mass. Ave.

A 77-year-old Boston woman has died after being struck while crossing Mass. Ave. in East Arlington last night.

According to news reports the victim, Elba Ortiz-Delgado, was using a walker in the crosswalk by Orvis Road.

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