Week in Review: West Nile Moves Closer to Beacon Hill
A look back at Beacon Hill Patch's top stories from Aug. 19-25.
Check out our top stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):
West Nile Threat Level Raised to High in Boston: A Cambridge man in his 70s is hospitalized with the disease. He represents the second human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in the state this year.
Should the State Reinstate Boston's Pit Bull Muzzle Law?: A new state law bans animal control laws that target specific breeds, nullifying a Boston regulation for pit bulls. Does the new law go to far?
POLICE: Shooting Suspect Connected to Roslindale Homicide: The man a Boston police officer shot and killed Tuesday was inside the house on Canterbury St. in Roslindale when four people were shot outside early Sunday morning on Aug. 12.
Boston Restauranteurs Largely Against Lifting Happy Hour Ban: About two dozen of them showed up to a hearing on the topic in Boston Tuesday, and all spoke against legalizing cheap drinks.
Readers' Choice 2012 Winners on Beacon Hill: Who has the best pizza in town? How about the best place for a first date? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.
New Time Map of the MBTA: Just How Long Is Your Commute from Beacon Hill?: A new map of the T shows not the geography of stations but rather the time it takes between them.
Boston is a City for All Ages: List-Mania: Recent rankings score Boston high for young and old alike, making it a fine place to live for a long time.
Brown-Warren: Do You Believe There's a War on Women?: Trailing in the latest polls, Elizabeth Warren charged Scott Brown is part of a Republican war on women. Do you agree, or is this just a stunt?