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  1. Pedro Martinez thanks Mayor Meninoa s family on Twitter for special note 07.31.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Earlier this week, the former Red Sox ace was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Then, he felt the love from Fenway's faithful and caught up with former teammates when his No.

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  2. The man behind BostonTweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    With each muggy day bringing us closer to September, college students anticipating their first year in Boston might be curious to know the best way to get to know their new city. College kids: meet @BostonTweet .

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  3. Morning Updates: A skyscraper just lost its famous name, and Mayor Walsh looks past the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh calls for fixing up Widett Circle in the post-Olympic era, the Hancock Tower gets a lame name change, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  4. Sorry Huff Po, but people in Somerville don't feel like they're in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    "I think Allston is the Brooklyn of Massachusetts," Christian Garcia said. "I lived in Brooklyn a few month ago.

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  5. Gov. Baker plans to improve process for public record requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    But Gov. Charlie Baker announced new procedures for his administration on Thursday with the goal of increasing transparency and streamlining the administration's responses to these requests. The aim is "to comply with and exceed the requirements" of the state's current public records law, according to a press release from Baker's office , while reducing delays and costs for those who request public records.

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  6. Open house: South Boston condo has two private decksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    It's pet friendly, has a stainless steel and granite kitchen, and has a washer/dryer in unit.

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  7. Fresh off those blizzards, ex-MBTA chief gets a new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    Embattled former MBTA general manager Beverly Scott, last seen being figuratively thrown under the bus by Governor Charlie Baker after the public transportation system failed most of Greater Boston during the winter storms, has resurfaced in Washington D.C. President Barack Obama nominated her as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday. "I am confident that these experienced and hardworking individuals will help us tackle the important challenges facing America, and I am grateful for their service," Obama said in a statement.

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  8. More single-family homes are being turned over to rentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    Rents on single-family homes in Greater Boston rose 7.7 percent over the past year, a new study finds. The average rent for a single-family home hit $2,382 during the second quarter, from April through the end of June, finds the report, put out by Real Property Management and Rent Range.

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  9. What Brookline looked like before it was named best suburb in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    The town of Brookline was once a part of the city of Boston. In the 1630s the area was pastureland for some Bostonians who received land grants there, according to the Brookline town site .

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  10. Uber is causing taxi medallions to decline in valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Boston.com

    The war between Uber and taxi cabs is old hat by now: Uber offers cheap, ride-sharing services by independent contractors that thwart state regulations and encroach on the heavily-controlled business of cabs. CommonWealth Magazine looked at just how much Uber has affected the taxi business since it started operating in Boston in 2011.

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  11. Medford mayor - fully shocked and saddened' by actions of cop on dash camRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Boston.com

    After two videos revealed Medford Police Detective Stephen LeBert confronting civilians, Mayor Michael McGlynn said that he was "fully shocked and saddened" by the officer's actions and that there will be an investigation into the incident. " After viewing the YouTube video of Detective Stephen LeBert stopping a vehicle in Medford Square on Sunday night, I was fully shocked and saddened by the Detective's statements and his demeanor directed toward the driver of the vehicle.

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  12. America's most local food market opens in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Boston.com

    From fruits and vegetables, to meat and fish, to pastries and pasta, the Boston Public Market will be home to about 40 vendors Now the saying is painted above the Red Apple Farm's cinnamon cider donut counter, the first and largest station you will see - and smell - at the new Boston Public Market . The permanent, year-round market will provide fresh, local food to consumers in Boston.

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  13. Boston ranks low for average yard size, but not as low as you might thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Boston.com

    If you wish you had a bigger yard for that barbecue you have been planning, well, you are probably not alone. Boston-area homeowners have the 14th smallest lots in the country, according to Zillow, which looked at the top 100 metro markets in the country.

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  14. The Rock leaves Boston with a giant thank-you noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is leaving us, you guys. After months of shooting Central Intelligence around Massachusetts with Kevin Hart, he's bidding adieu to Boston in the only way neccessary as a 21st-century human: by getting emotional on Instagram.

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  15. Creating a monster: The evolution of Fenway's famous left-field wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    Before there was a Green Monster, there was a high wooden fence in the left field of Fenway Park. But it wasn't as tall, and it wasn't even green.

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  16. Meet the hitchhiking robot who began her journey in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    Kyle Silva drove from Providence to Boston to pick up the hitchhiker. She'd been stuck in Massachusetts for about 10 days, though her thumb, outstretched and covered with a yellow gardening glove, never grew tired.

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  17. One year ago today, a tornado tore through RevereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    On the morning of June 28, 2014, an EF2 tornado with estimated wind speeds of 120 miles per hour touched down near the Revere/Chelsea line, causing widespread damage throughout much of the center of Revere. The storm traveled for approximately two miles, wiping out trees and crushing multiple cars.

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  18. East Boston lofts have an industrial flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    Though the Marginal Street Lofts building seems to fit right into its East Boston neighborhood, that was not always the case. "The site is tight," Elizabeth Whittaker, principal architect at Merge Architects, told Boston.com.

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  19. 7 essential reads about the dead Boston Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    The Boston 2024 Olympic bid died a slow death , but the final blow came from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday. In an impromptu press conference, Walsh told the public he wouldn't commit to a contract that would put taxpayers on the hook for Olympic costs.

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  20. Boston's spirit shines as its Olympic dream diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    It wasn't only "10 people on Twitter" - as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh ludicrously dismissed Massachusetts' overall appetite for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games - who ultimately killed the bid. The Boston 2024 boosters did plenty of that on their own with their bumbling process, lack of transparency, and a general failure to relate themselves in any fashion to the majority of the general public who were skeptical about landing these Games, earning a lack of trust that was ultimately their undoing.

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