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Boston Globe
Some Uber Boston riders can dump surge pricing—for a monthly feeFor certain Uber users in Boston, the costly scourge of surge pricing is alread
Some Uber Boston riders can dump surge pricing—for a monthly fee
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
For certain Uber users in Boston, the costly scourge of surge pricing is already a thing of the past. Uber Boston is experimenting with selling a monthly pass for users of its carpooling service that would charge a flat fee for each ride, doing away... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teens’ search for summer jobs not working outstate’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in 15 years. “Help Wa
Teens’ search for summer jobs not working out
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
state’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in 15 years. “Help Wanted” signs hang outside big box retailers and Tatiana Abreu knows it should be easier to find a summer job. But after the high school junior applied to several... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brothers sentenced to life in prison for 2014 murder outside of Dorchester hotelsentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for the stabbing death of a 22-year-old
Brothers sentenced to life in prison for 2014 murder outside of Dorchester hotel
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man during a fight in the parking lot of a Dorchester hotel in March 2014, according to the Suffolk district attorney’s office. Harold Coleman, 28, of Dorchester, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bobby Garnett, whose South End store gave movie characters a vintage look, dies at 66Bobby Garnett could walk down the aisle of a thrift store with his hands outstr
Bobby Garnett, whose South End store gave movie characters a vintage look, dies at 66
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Bobby Garnett could walk down the aisle of a thrift store with his hands outstretched, testing the texture of shirts, dresses, and suit jackets he brushed past, and stop to pull precisely the right one from a rack. Just by feel he could often tell... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ferriabough Bolling: Names of local legends shall live on foreverWhen Mayor Martin J. Walsh named the new Boston Public Schools Department build
Ferriabough Bolling: Names of local legends shall live on forever
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
When Mayor Martin J. Walsh named the new Boston Public Schools Department building in honor of my late husband, City Councilor Bruce Bolling, he said something that my family will always treasure. He said he hoped that when young people walked into... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston cops seize 22 dirt bikes, ATVsBoston cops seized nearly two dozen off-road vehicles from a home in Dorchester
Boston cops seize 22 dirt bikes, ATVs
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Boston cops seized nearly two dozen off-road vehicles from a home in Dorchester on Friday, along with a gun and 400 rounds of ammo, as the city continues its crackdown on dirt bikes and ATVs. Members of the department’s Drug Control Unit seized the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cardinal O’Malley to ordain nine new priests in Cathedral of Holy CrossNine priests will be officially ordained by Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley on Saturd
Cardinal O’Malley to ordain nine new priests in Cathedral of Holy Cross
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Nine priests will be officially ordained by Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley on Saturday morning, the Archdiocese of Boston said. “We are blessed by the commitment of these nine men to walk in the footsteps of Christ in service to the Church.” O’Malley... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Milton man charged with driving after license revocation Anthony Gibbons had lost his license following an arrest in Boston on Sunday.
Milton man charged with driving after license revocation
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
Anthony Gibbons had lost his license following an arrest in Boston on Sunday. BOSTON – A Milton man was charged with driving less than a week after his license was revoked, state police said.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Whitey Bulger Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of longtime fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger,
Whitey Bulger Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of longtime fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger, who was found guilty of racketeering and involvement in 11 killings. Personal: Birth date: September 3, 1929 Birth place: Dorchester, Massachusetts Birth name: James... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brothers convicted of 2014 murder outside of Dorchester hotelTwo brothers were convicted on Monday of stabbing a 23-year-old man to death ou
Brothers convicted of 2014 murder outside of Dorchester hotel
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Two brothers were convicted on Monday of stabbing a 23-year-old man to death outside of a Dorchester hotel during a brawl in March 2014, according to the Suffolk district attorney’s office. Harold Coleman, 28, of Dorchester, and Shawn Coleman, 24,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump calls Boston attack on immigrant ‘terrible’Businessman Donald Trump issued a stronger condemnation Friday of the vicious a
Trump calls Boston attack on immigrant ‘terrible’
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Businessman Donald Trump issued a stronger condemnation Friday of the vicious assault on a homeless Mexican immigrant in Boston, after critics said the GOP presidential candidate’s anti-immigrant rhetoric contributed to the attack. “Boston incident... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brothers have long criminal histories in BostonIt was a perfect beach day in South Boston until the high school buddies heard
Brothers have long criminal histories in Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
It was a perfect beach day in South Boston until the high school buddies heard shouts and slurs behind them. The buddies, all Asian, decided to run. It was July 2005, and Scott Leader chased them from Carson Beach to the JFK/UMass MBTA stop,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two South Boston brothers charged with assaulting homeless manshaking, when police arrived early Wednesday. His face was soaked, apparently w
Two South Boston brothers charged with assaulting homeless man
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
shaking, when police arrived early Wednesday. His face was soaked, apparently with urine, his nose broken, his chest and arms battered. Police said two brothers from South Boston ambushed the 58-year-old as he slept outside of a Dorchester... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brothers plead guilty to beating a homeless immigrantTwo South Boston brothers pleaded guilty Monday to beating a homeless Dorcheste
Brothers plead guilty to beating a homeless immigrant
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Two South Boston brothers pleaded guilty Monday to beating a homeless Dorchester man in August they believed was an immigrant, an unprovoked attack a judge denounced as “cowardly and despicable.” As part of a plea agreement reached with prosecutors,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Crackdown on bike gangsHub cops are cracking down on the Boston “Bike Life,” launching a major operati
Crackdown on bike gangs
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Hub cops are cracking down on the Boston “Bike Life,” launching a major operation aimed at stopping, ticketing and even arresting the roving gangs of dirt-bike and ATV riders that they say have been terrorizing neighborhoods as they tear down busy... Read more
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Boston Herald
Public tiring of bike gangsHub cops are cracking down on the Boston “Bike Life,” launching a major operati
Public tiring of bike gangs
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Hub cops are cracking down on the Boston “Bike Life,” launching a major operation aimed at stopping, ticketing and even arresting the roving gangs of dirt-bike and ATV riders that they say have been terrorizing neighborhoods as they tear down busy... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booming Boston to add 1,139 unitsThe Boston Redevelopment Authority approved eight new residential projects at i
Booming Boston to add 1,139 units
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved eight new residential projects at its monthly board meeting Thursday night, paving the way for 1,139 new units of housing to be built in Boston, as the Hub’s largest-ever building boom continues to spread... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston’s development boom moving beyond downtown neighborhoodsBoston’s housing boom is spilling over into more corners of the city. Two of t
Boston’s development boom moving beyond downtown neighborhoods
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Boston’s housing boom is spilling over into more corners of the city. Two of the largest developments Dorchester has seen in a generation — nearly 900 apartments combined — won approval from city officials Thursday night. So did a new apartment... Read more
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Boston Globe
As Bayside Expo Center's demolition nears, interest in UMass Boston-owned parcel growsWith the demolition of the tired Bayside Expo Center in the coming weeks, the U
As Bayside Expo Center's demolition nears, interest in UMass Boston-owned parcel grows
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
With the demolition of the tired Bayside Expo Center in the coming weeks, the University of Massachusetts Boston embarks on the latest phase of its long-term plans to lift the school’s fortunes while also transforming a prized property on Columbia... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Why Some Entrepreneurs Embrace FailureConstruction along Seaport Boulevard in South Boston (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON
Why Some Entrepreneurs Embrace Failure
WBUR Boston / Posted 13 days ago
Construction along Seaport Boulevard in South Boston (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON It’s estimated that between half and 90 percent of startups fail in less than five years. Nevertheless, the Boston region has a long history of banking its economic... Read more
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Boston Herald
Marty Walsh to proceed with fundraiser at IBEW union hallthe optics of fundraising on union turf — despite his association with a federa
Marty Walsh to proceed with fundraiser at IBEW union hall
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
the optics of fundraising on union turf — despite his association with a federal probe of union strong-arm tactics — and he’s forging ahead with a breakfast Sunday at the IBEW Local 103 hall in Dorchester that’s expected to draw 1,000... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bringing the supermarket of the future to the presentThe raspberries on the shelves at the South Bay Target recently were uniform in
Bringing the supermarket of the future to the present
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
The raspberries on the shelves at the South Bay Target recently were uniform in appearance — plump and pink and sealed in tidy plastic boxes. Perched in the middle, however, a simple red-and-white sign pointed out a difference. On the left were... Read more
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Boston Globe
Food innovations are finding a marketThe raspberries on the shelves at the South Bay Target recently were uniform in
Food innovations are finding a market
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
The raspberries on the shelves at the South Bay Target recently were uniform in appearance — plump and pink and sealed in tidy plastic boxes. Perched in the middle, however, a simple red-and-white sign pointed out a difference. On the left were... Read more
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Boston Globe
Old South Church honors Boston’s first black woman TV reporterFor decades, Sarah-Ann Shaw walked past the Old South Church on Boylston Street
Old South Church honors Boston’s first black woman TV reporter
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
For decades, Sarah-Ann Shaw walked past the Old South Church on Boylston Street, but she never noticed the words carved in stone above the entryway: “Behold I have set before thee an open door.” As Boston’s first African-American female TV reporter,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Betsy Sawyer, 60, teacher who helped create ‘Big Book’ of peace lettersGroton-Dunstable Regional Middle School — a group that became much more than an
Betsy Sawyer, 60, teacher who helped create ‘Big Book’ of peace letters
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School — a group that became much more than an after-school project. “She was my teacher and I adored her, so I joined,” said Clara O’Rourke, who was 10 then and is now about to graduate from Clark University in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Thousands gather for Mother’s Day peace walkThe 20th annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace was larger and longer than ever Sun
Thousands gather for Mother’s Day peace walk
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
The 20th annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace was larger and longer than ever Sunday morning, as thousands of Boston residents, law enforcement officials, and politicians marched almost 7 miles to honor victims of homicide. The peace walk began in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Longtime fire chaplain blesses boat bearing his nameA Boston fire alarm operator called St. Joseph Church’s rectory in East Boston
Longtime fire chaplain blesses boat bearing his name
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
A Boston fire alarm operator called St. Joseph Church’s rectory in East Boston during the early morning hours of Oct. 1. 1964 looking for the Rev. Daniel J. Mahoney. Five Boston firefighters had been killed when a wall collapsed during a blaze that... Read more
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Boston Globe
No days off for determined, devoted motherEvery weekday, the alarm goes off at 5 a.m., and Domingas Dos Santos rolls over
No days off for determined, devoted mother
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Every weekday, the alarm goes off at 5 a.m., and Domingas Dos Santos rolls over. Sometimes she would like to ignore it, but that’s not an option. She taps the alarm, gets up, and gets herself ready. Then she makes breakfast for her three boys:... Read more
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Boston Globe
A call, then a scramble to stop runaway trainto an official account. In an instant, the two men were side by side, staring
A call, then a scramble to stop runaway train
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
to an official account. In an instant, the two men were side by side, staring up at a two-story wall of video screens and real-time maps. An unattended train — a moving blip of LED numbers and a potential disaster — was rumbling toward Quincy... Read more
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Boston Globe
Aaron Hernandez case goes before SJC todayCounty prosecutors will go before the state’s highest court Tuesday to ask the
Aaron Hernandez case goes before SJC today
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
County prosecutors will go before the state’s highest court Tuesday to ask the justices to order lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to turn over a cellphone they believe contains relevant evidence in the former New England Patriots star’s upcoming... Read more
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Boston Globe
FBI still convinced local criminals behind Gardner heistThe FBI is so confident it knows who stole $500 million worth of masterpieces f
FBI still convinced local criminals behind Gardner heist
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
The FBI is so confident it knows who stole $500 million worth of masterpieces from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum , it has repeatedly touted its theory in recent months with PowerPoint presentations at libraries, colleges, and museums. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Q&A with Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO and cofounder of WanderuIn 1990, when Polina Raygorodskaya was 4 years old, she and her family left the
Q&A with Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO and cofounder of Wanderu
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
In 1990, when Polina Raygorodskaya was 4 years old, she and her family left their home in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to seek a better life in America, eventually settling down in Newton. “My Dad initially worked delivering pizzas for Papa Gino’s and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Foolish for love, Cathy Greig finds justice isn’tDenial was always a river that ran through Southie. It was one of the reasons
Foolish for love, Cathy Greig finds justice isn’t
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
Denial was always a river that ran through Southie. It was one of the reasons that James “Whitey” Bulger was able to make millions flooding his own neighborhood with drugs while the utterly delusional and the vaguely racist sat at bars the length of... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 29, 2015Here’s your at-long-last Friday beer mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the
April 29, 2015
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
Here’s your at-long-last Friday beer mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at the Massachusetts State House, hurtling toward the weekend. TRANSGENDER BILL MOVING, from me on BostonGlobe.com: “A controversial transgender... Read more
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Boston Herald
Upscale condos shine in DorchesterA new condo project in Dorchester’s Clam Point neighborhood is offering luxury
Upscale condos shine in Dorchester
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
A new condo project in Dorchester’s Clam Point neighborhood is offering luxury finishes for two-bedroom units starting at $599,000 that include private balconies and garage parking. The six units at 6 Ashland St. are in the village-style... Read more
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Boston Herald
History shows Marty Walsh tempts fate with denialit’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the
History shows Marty Walsh tempts fate with denial
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
it’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the hell was Mayor Mahhty Walsh doing in South Boston the other day, issuing this flat-out declarative statement to the reporters who’ve been following him around the... Read more
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Boston Herald
History shows Marty tempts fate with denialit’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the
History shows Marty tempts fate with denial
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
it’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the hell was Mayor Mahhty Walsh doing in South Boston the other day, issuing this flat-out declarative statement to the reporters who’ve been following him around the... Read more
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Boston Globe
A Dorchester’s heath center’s expansion dreams collided head-on with union demandsJoel Abrams, the longtime head of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center nea
A Dorchester’s heath center’s expansion dreams collided head-on with union demands
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Joel Abrams, the longtime head of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center near Savin Hill, thought he had struck gold when his agency received a $7 million federal grant for an expansion he had dreamed of for years. The money would allow the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
List: 350+ different road projects in Grand RapidsGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A record breaking construction season is underway in Gran
List: 350+ different road projects in Grand Rapids
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 27 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A record breaking construction season is underway in Grand Rapids with the year of the Vital Streets program. The city is spending $24 million on more than 350 different projects. Some of the larger projects are in the... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Technology Is Changing How We Move — And Traffic TooEarly morning traffic passes through the intersection of Seaport Boulevard at A
Technology Is Changing How We Move — And Traffic Too
WBUR Boston / Posted 27 days ago
Early morning traffic passes through the intersection of Seaport Boulevard at Atlantic Avenue in South Boston. The city used Waze data to re-time traffic signals there. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) SAUGUS, Mass. In Saugus, traffic often backs up on Main... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodthe North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
the North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her heroic raids through an activity she enjoyed and excelled at: cooking. Tubman's role as a professional cook, which provided her with a much-needed source of money in her... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodthe North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
the North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her heroic raids through an activity she enjoyed and excelled at: cooking. Tubman's role as a professional cook, which provided her with a much-needed source of money in her... Read more
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WBUR Boston
WBUR Poll: Boston-Area Residents Say Traffic Is Getting Worse, But MBTA May Be A SolutionTraffic is a big problem in the area, and is getting worse, our poll finds. Her
WBUR Poll: Boston-Area Residents Say Traffic Is Getting Worse, But MBTA May Be A Solution
WBUR Boston / Posted 30 days ago
Traffic is a big problem in the area, and is getting worse, our poll finds. Here is a familiar sight for anyone who drives on the Southeast Expressway. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) Fifty-seven percent say it’s gotten worse in the last five years. You could... Read more
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Boston Globe
From a roofdeck in the sky to shared kitchens, bold (weird?) ideas for Winthrop Square Garage towerThe six proposals that developers filed to build on the site of the Winthrop Sq
From a roofdeck in the sky to shared kitchens, bold (weird?) ideas for Winthrop Square Garage tower
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
The six proposals that developers filed to build on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage in downtown Boston all have a few things in common: They’d all be the tallest in the Financial District, they’re all “green” — most boast LEED certification... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Hack superiors couldn’t handle Stewart’s ‘crazy’ probation brandin the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were
Gelzinis: Hack superiors couldn’t handle Stewart’s ‘crazy’ probation brand
Boston Herald / Posted a month ago
in the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were to come back as a probation officer in Dorchester District Court, he’d be Billy Stewart. He didn’t transform the idea of probation on the mean streets of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: More than just a 9-to-5 jobin the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were
Gelzinis: More than just a 9-to-5 job
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
in the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were to come back as a probation officer in Dorchester District Court, he’d be Billy Stewart. He didn’t transform the idea of probation on the mean streets of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the decades have come to buy sun-ripened avocado and quinceanera dresses. A trim at the barber shop is punctuated by Spanish. “This has always been our Latin community,’’... Read more

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