Boston's City Council is set to take up Mayor Michelle Wu's ordinance that would give police greater ability to remove tents and tarps from the area around Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. We look at what comes next for the area that has become entrenched in homelessness, drug problems and violence.
WBUR's senior correspondent Deborah Becker and Sue Sullivan of the Newmarket Business Association join us to discuss short- and long-term proposals outlined in Wu's latest attempt to curb illegal activities at Mass. and Cass.
This segment aired on August 29, 2023.