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West-Roxbury, Massachusetts is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in West-Roxbury, MA include 02132. The median home price in West-Roxbury is $495,000 which is roughly $395/per square foot.

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Saturday | Boston.com

LAWRENCE HARMONChristopher Cook a good choice for parks head

After all, he created much of the mess in the course of promoting hundreds of public events and performances on the historic, 48-acre park when he served as the city's arts commissioner under the prior Menino administration. Back in February, newly elected Mayor Martin Walsh tapped Cook as the interim commissioner of the Parks and Recreation Department, which includes more than 200 parks and playgrounds.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Police Log: OUI, Warrant Arrest, and More

11:01 p.m. - While on a detail at Patriot Place, a 22-year-old male from West Roxbury found in a common area was placed in protective custody. 11:51 p.m. - During a motor vehicle stop on North Street police arrested and charged Adrian Yancey, 41, of Hyde Park with a marked lanes violation and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Boston Herald

Gelzinis: Daughter bears silent witness for slain dad

It's been four years since Richel Nova was massacred in the process of delivering a Domino's pizza and some chicken wings to 742 Hyde Park Ave. Yesterday, the family this 58-year-old Dominican immigrant left behind - his ex-wife Marilyn, son Irving, twin daughters Michelle and Marlene - quietly took their places in the front row of a downtown courtroom. They all wore black.

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Boston.com

Brighton Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Another Boston pool has tested positive for West Nile Virus this week. According to the Boston Public Health Commission, tests performed on Sept.

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Patch.com

Catholic Memorial Remembers Fallen Alums on 9/11 Anniversary

Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury took the opportunity to remember two former students who were killed on that date.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WHDH

Empty warehouse catches fire in West Roxbury

A 5-alarm fire destroyed an empty warehouse in West Roxbury Tuesday night. The building previously housed a pharmaceutical lab that made the aerosol cans used in inhalers which left many residents to worry about possible fumes.

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Patch.com

Crews Battling 5 Alarm Fire on Lagrange Street in West Roxbury

Update 9:05 p.m.: WCVB's Jorge Quiroga is reporting that portions of Centre Street are temporarily shut down as crews battle the 5-alarm blaze on Lagrange Street. The MBTA reported Wednesday that the Needham Commuter Rail Line, which runs through West Roxbury, was delayed due to firefighter action.

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Boston.com

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in West Roxbury

Firefighters are battling a 4-alarm blaze at the intersection of Lagrange and Centre Streets in West Roxbury Wednesday evening. No official information was immediately available.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Cook gets the part as Parks and Rec chief

Chris Cook had planned for a career as an actor. Instead, the West Roxbury resident is now running Boston's Parks and Recreation Department - the vitally important city agency with a $35 million annual budget and more than 200 employees.

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Patch.com

Advisory: Blast Scheduled Thursday at West Roxbury Crushed Stone

The West Roxbury Crushed Stone plant will be conducting a blast on Thursday, Sept. 11 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. The notice of the blast went out to callers on Thursday via a blast notification call system , which also informed residents that in the past 20 weeks since WRCS began issuing blast alerts, 14 blasts have been scheduled and taken place, including this coming Thursday's blast.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

State Primary 2014: Poll Times, Locations in West Roxbury

The State Primary Election is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Here's some important information to know before heading to the polls.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Boston.com

Boston police find ecstasy pills at Roxbury home, arrest man

A 21-year-old Boston man was arrested Friday when police found 154 MDMA, or Ecstasy pills, in a Roxbury home, police said. Reuben Jacobs is being charged with possession of a Class B drug and intent to distribute a Class B drug, according to police.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Boston.com

Mattapan Pool Tests Positive for West Nile

The Boston Public Health Commission reported Friday afternoon that a new Boston mosquito pool tested positive for the West Nile virus this week. A test on September 3 confirmed that a Mattapan mosquito pool is WNV-positive for the first time this season.

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Patch.com

Young Violinists, Canning Demos Coming to West Roxbury Farmers Market Sunday

If you're interested in hearing 4- and 5-year-old violinists perform live, head over to the West Roxbury Farmers Market this weekend. The youth violinists from the Suzuki Institute of Boston will perform between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the market this Sunday, Sept.

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Temple Hillel B'nai Torah for High Holy Day services

JOIN US FOR A MEMORABLE HIGH HOLY DAY EXPERIENCE 120 Corey St. West Roxbury, MA. 02132 617-323-0486 hbtoffice@templehbt.org www.templehbt.org Temple Hillel B'nai Torah's Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services provide a meaningful opportunity for reflection and renewal for members and friends who join us to celebrate in community.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Patch.com

Blast Scheduled Friday at West Roxbury Crushed Stone

The West Roxbury Crushed Stone plant will be conducting a blast on Friday, Sept.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Patch.com

Mother Brook Board of Directors Thanks Sen. Rush, Rep. McMurtry for $200K Earmark

Members of Dedham's Mother Brook Arts and Community Center's Board of Directors welcomed State Sen. Mike Rush and State Rep. Paul McMurtry to its meeting on Tuesday night.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Patch.com

Officials to Discuss Updates on Proposed Gas Line Project in West Roxbury

Officials with Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC plan to hold an informational meeting in West Roxbury on Wednesday regarding a proposed project to construct new pipeline in several portions of the neighborhood, according to a recent announcement from project representatives .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Patch.com

Mass. Animals: Racer Turned Therapy Dog; Rabid Skunk; Walk for the...

When Ann Marie Rakovic and her greyhound, Ozzie, visit the Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center once a week, it's usually during "Bingo time."

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Patch.com

Mass. Animals: Racer Turned Therapy Dog; Rabid Skunk; Walk for the...

When Ann Marie Rakovic and her greyhound, Ozzie, visit the Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center once a week, it's usually during "Bingo time."

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