An elevator worker’s death at TripAdvisor spotlights the safety risk posed by thousands of elevators in Massachusetts that are overdue for inspection. Sides clash in an emotional battle over the demolition and development of the historic social service center, the Harriet Tubman House. And several South End American Elms which were cut down because of disease get a new life thanks to local woodworkers.

It’s our local news round table.


Gin Dumcius - Digital editor for the Boston Business Journal.

Seth Daniel - Senior reporter with the Independent News Group, which includes the Chelsea Record and Revere Journal.

Sue O’Connell – Commentator for NECN and WGBH and Co-Publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News.