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Genealogy Query - FINNERAN : HANLEY : HIGGINS : MURPHY
Looking for information on James Higgins..he arrived in Boston, MA in 1860 from Ireland.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Urban farms expected to sprout in Roxbury by the fall
On Monday night, a representative from the Trust for Public Lands was in front of Roxbury residents to explain his group's plan to turn lots on Harold Street and Akron Street into commercial urban farms.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Politically wired firm to defend Mass. pot spats
The state health department has hired a politically wired "boutique" law firm to fight lawsuits from rejected applicants for medical-marijuana licenses, in part because Attorney General Martha Coakley - whose staff would normally defend the state in court - has publicly sounded off about the widely criticized pot shop selection process.
Globe and Mail
In Canadian first, B.C. firefighters can claim heart disease as work stress
Victoria firefighters Josh Montgomery, left, and Kitt Stringer commemorate those who were lost in the line of duty at the unveiling of a new memorial statue on Feb. 13, 2013.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Boston Officials to Discuss Removal of Tree on Warren St. in Charlestown
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing next month to discuss the proposed removal of one public shade tree on Warren Street in Charlestown.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Councilor wants 12 new liquor licenses just for Dudley Square
City Councilor Tito Jackson says a liquor-license vacuum caused by national chains sucking up liquor licenses for downtown and waterfront restaurants will hinder redevelopment of Dudley Square.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Boston firefighters battle 7-alarm blaze in Roxbury; damage estimated at $1m
Boston firefighters battled a seven-alarm blaze early this morning in an unoccupied home on Warren Street in Roxbury.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Suspected Drug Deal Leads to Heroin Arrest
A man is facing a drug possession charge after an alleged drug deal was seen by a Brookline Police detective outside the Paradise night club on Commonwealth Avenue.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Man convicted of 2009 Roxbury murder - Boston.com
A Boston man was convicted of second-degree murder Tuesday for the 2009 killing of Carl Bonnie, the Suffolk district attorney's office said.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Six file papers for Henriquez House seat
Six potential contenders in the Fifth Suffolk special election turned in their nomination papers this week, a day after one of them picked up the endorsement of a local ward committee.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Evacuation Day Lecture at Shirley-Eustis House
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:30pm The Shirley-Eustis House, 33 Shirley Street, a National Historic Landmark house museum and carriage house in Roxbury, Massachusetts, announces an Evacuation Day lecture on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. with Nathaniel Philbrick, award-wining author.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Mass. going to pot
State officials are now pedaling backwards as fast as they can to get themselves out of the mess they've made of the licensing process for those "medical" marijuana shops.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Eagan: One horrible choice can change everything
The Somerville police report is clear: neighbors called 911 to report an agitated man brandishing a handgun and kicking down an apartment's front door.
Mothers of slain looking for justice
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh clasped Mirna Ramos's hand. Her murdered son's smiling face adorned a button over her heart, inscribed with a promise: "Always and forever, we will love you."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Northeastern breaks ground on $225M science complex
Northeastern University broke ground Friday on its new science and engineering complex, a $225 million project that promises to boost the school's reputation as a research institution and bridge Boston's Roxbury and Fenway neighborhoods.
Mattapan man indicted in W. Roxbury slaying
A Mattapan man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old man to death in early January, Suffolk County prosecutors said.
Braintree Police Arrest Alleged Armed Burglar
The following is an excerpt from the Braintree Police Department's log: Wednesday, Feb. 19 : At 7:32 a.m., police responded to an alarm on Franklin Street.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Bunker Hill Community College
Liz Walker Tells Bunker Hill Community College Audience of Life-Changing ExperiencePress Release
Former WBZ-TV news anchor Liz Walker shared her story of personal transformation and career-change with a Bunker Hill Community College audience on February 13 as part of the College's celebration of Black History Month.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Boston EMT faces charges in connection with alleged domestic assault
A 34-year-old Roxbury man who is a Boston EMT is facing charges stemming from his alleged assault on a domestic partner, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's office said.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Cops take more illegal guns off streets
Boston cops seized five illegal guns over the long weekend - including four in just 12 hours - in three separate incidents across the city as part of a continued push to rid the streets of deadly weapons.