‘A Jewish hit list’; Behind the child care crisis; Beagles rescued

Among the top headlines was the controversy and concern generated by a “Mapping Project” of Jewish and other organizations; WBUR explored the pandemic’s the toll on child care; and other headlines.

‘A Jewish hit list’: Antisemitic mapping project seen as incitement to violence in Massachusetts

An anonymous website “Mapping Project” of Jewish and other institutions raised alarm among groups as a possible incitement to violence, the Boston Globe reported. “The map serves as a Jewish hit list,” said Robert Trestan, the head of the New England chapter of the Anti-Defamation League.

Child care is in crisis. Here's what's being done about it

The pandemic has taken an extreme toll on Massachusetts child care, WBUR reports in a deep dive on the shortage of workers, available slots, and efforts by government to support the industry.

The MSPCA rescued 76 beagles from a research facility and is trying to save 20 more

The beagles were rescued from a breeding facility, according to the Boston.com story, and were living in unsanitary conditions.

Boston nonprofit for young women of color has a new leader

Zaida Ismatul Olivais the new executive director of The Chica Project, an organization aimed at empowering young women of color, the Boston Business Journal reports.

Mental-health program provides alternative to emergency room boarding

Youth Villages is featured in a DigBoston story about its partnership with the Massachusetts Health and Human Services Department for a program called Intercept. The goal is to provide immediate in-home mental-health treatment for kids and teens.