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  1. Cops get early start on buyback effort, recover two handguns in Dorchester incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Hours before Boston cops hosted a one-day gun buyback program, police recovered a pair of handguns in two separate incidents in Dorchester. Gang cops working an ongoing investigation Friday afternoon pulled over a car near Mount Vernon Street and Harbor Point Boulevard, police said in a statement.

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  2. Dorchester pair arrested for shootingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A man and a woman from Dorchester are facing charges in connection with a non-fatal shooting in late November, Boston police announced Saturday. Dwayne Flornory, 26, and Tanesha Jacobs, 37, were arrested after police executed a search warrant in the area of 18 Argyle St. at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Boston Police said in a press release.

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  3. Mario Batali emailed his subscribers an apology - and a recipe for cinnamon rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... Batali, the celebrity chef behind an international food and restaurant empire that includes the Back Bay's Eataly Boston and the Seaport's Babbo Pizzeria, apologized last week for his actions after Eater spoke with several women who alleged he ...

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  4. Medinah couple married 71 years die within minutes of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... on the Illinois Commerce Commission, had been in hospice for two years, said the couple's daughter Roberta "Bobbi" Boston. Bob Kretschmer, a World War II veteran and two-time Purple Heart recipient, was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, she ...

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  5. Dreams of peace, family felled by gunfireRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... friends was nearly killed by a gunman, Gomes was ready to make his dream a reality and take the next plane out of Boston. "Now!" he said a few days after his friend's shooting. "I want to move on now, not later. Because maybe later, it won't be ...

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  6. Shooting reported in BrightonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Officers responded to 45 Faneuil St. at about 5:30 p.m., Boston police spokesperson Rachel McGuire said in an e-mail.

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  7. SpeakEasy Stage Presents Shakespeare in LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... (Fight Direction). Newton native George Olesky and Norton Award-winner Jennifer Ellis headline a truly all-star Boston cast for the production, which includes Remo Airaldi, Ken Baltin, Nancy E. Carroll, Jesse Hinson, Omar Robinson, Carolyn Saxon, ...

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  8. Boston police are holding gun buybacks until 4 p.m. todayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Gun owners are able to sell unwanted weapons to the city of Boston Saturday until 4 p.m., in a regional gun buyback called "Piece for Peace" announced by Mayor Martin J. Walsh the day after the five-year anniversary of the Newtown shooting that left 20 children dead. Anyone who turns in a gun at one of the city's eight locations will receive a $100 Visa gift card, no questions asked.

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  9. 28th Annual Interfaith Homeless Memorial Service on Dec. 21Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sampan

    Boston, MA, December 14, 2017: On December 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA 02108 housed and un-housed people will gather to celebrate and memorialize those we have lost in the past year. The service will be held in music, prayer, candle lighting and stories as we read the names of our neighbors we have lost to the streets.

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  10. East Boston home damaged in overnight two-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    An East Boston home under renovation has more than $100,000 in damages after an overnight two-alarm fire tore through the unoccupied side of the duplex. No one was injured in the fire at 2-4 White Street Place, which started at about 4:02 a.m., according to Boston Fire Department spokesman Marc Sanders.

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  11. Dante Ramos The transit lesson we never learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    enough the first time that Boston - in the 21st century - built a whole new neighborhood while totally forgetting to include enough bus or rail service . This was in the Seaport, where lousy transit has encouraged traffic, pollution, and segregation ...

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  12. Teen activists uncover forgotten TD Garden fund-raiser promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Boston.com

    The tale of the half-dozen Boston teens who took on TD Garden was part Scooby-Doo, part David and Goliath. It started as a simple assignment from their Youth Community Organizers program at Hyde Square Task Force, a Jamaica Plain nonprofit that offers teens training in everything from art and dance to civic engagement.

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  13. Salaries will soar under panel's recommendationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    REASONING: John Tobin, head of the Municipal Compensation Advisory Board, says, 'If Boston is going to be competitive, we have to be competitive in terms of salaries.' Mayor Martin J. Walsh's annual pay could eclipse $200,000 and City Hall department heads could take home nearly that amount under a sweeping salary boost an advisory board - handpicked by the mayor - is mulling just six weeks after the election.

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  14. Fireman injured in blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    HOT WORK, COLD DAY: Hub firefighters climb a ladder to the second floor as they battle a two-alarm blaze at 66 Orton Marotta Way. One firefighter was injured in a blaze at a three-floor public housing project in South Boston that ripped through two units, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage.

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  15. Boston to buy back guns in effort to reduce firearms on streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Boston police will offer $100 gift cards to buy back firearms - no questions asked - at eight sites around town today in a joint effort with other New England cities and local hospitals to reduce gun deaths. "Many people's thoughts and prayers are with people after a tragedy, but that's not enough, we need more action," Mayor Martin J. Walsh said at a press conference yesterday.

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  16. Two-alarm fire at South Boston project injures firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 4:20 p.m. to 66 Orton Marotta Way in the West Broadway project for what turned into a two-alarm fire in a first-floor apartment. Adam, It hasn't been called a project in years.

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  17. Williamstown Select Board signoff is last step for proposed medical marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... supplies will be secured in a back room. The store will feature a specifically designed alarm system installed by a Boston firm with experience in securing marijuana facilities. If the license is granted to Silver Therapeutics, the firm would apply ...

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  18. Police Briefs 12-13-2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 13 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    District A-7 Officer Derek Russo was recently honored by the Boston Police for apprehending an armed and dangerous suspect back in November. Russo was honored with the Commissioner's Commendation for a violent incident that happened on November 1 on Gove Street.

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  19. Obituaries 12-13-2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 13 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    He was the beloved husband of the late Marie M. , son of the late Althea and Henry J. Partee, father of Timothy and his wife, Eleanor of Peabody, Lynda Giardina of Winthrop and David and Robin Partee, both of East Boston, brother of the late Jane Fozo and Althea Costello, grandfather of Ryan, Adam, David, Liana, Timmy, Angelica, Nicoletta and Destiny and great-grandfather of Ryan Jr., Evan and Sean. He was the uncle of James Costello and his wife, Valerie Barsom and the lifelong best friend of Stephen and Joanne Chance.

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  20. Grocery Store Pitched for Pier One DevelopmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 13 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    One of the missing pieces in Roseland's Portside at Pier One waterfront development project was the large retail space that has been vacant since the luxury rental apartments became opened in 2013. Last Tuesday the City of Boston and Massport held an abutters meeting at Pier One to hear Fort Point Market owner, Namgyal Galden, pitch his idea for a boutique grocery store at the location.

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