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  1. Fire erupts on Fairmount Hill in Hyde ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Universal Hub

    Boston firefighters responded around 5:25 p.m. to 24 Norway Park for what turned into a three-alarm fire that spread into the walls and attic. The bulk of the fire was reported knocked down around 6:15 p.m. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  2. Power out from Egleston to Dudley and the South EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Universal Hub

    Reports coming in of power outages from Egleston Square to the intersection of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Mass. Ave.; started around 12:20 a.m. On Eustis Street in Roxbury and in South Boston near the Heights , the lights flickered but didn't go out.

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  3. We can't have New Hampshirites overseeing our bloody Marys:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board said today it will hold off any action on a proposed liquor license for a Friendly Toast on Stanhope Street today because the manager proposed for the restaurant is a New Hampshire resident, and Massachusetts regulations require all managers of restaurants with liquor licenses to live in state.

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  4. format Olympics meetings: Fostering dialogue or minimizing dissent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Universal Hub

    The day after Boston 2024 announced their revised plans , organizers of a city forum on the games tried a new approach in Jamaica Plain: Splitting the meeting into three parts, to discuss different ramifications of the would-be games. "They're separating us to take away our voice!" some protesters yelled at the English High School session, not far from Franklin Park, which remains the proposed venue for equestrian events and the pentathlon .

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  5. Boston 2024 plans call for massive Widett Circle redevelopment even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Universal Hub

    Boston 2024's "2.0" plan for Widett Circle calls for tearing down all the existing facilities in the 83-acre area and turning it into 8 million square feet of office and residential use with the hope Boston gets the Olympics, but under a plan that would continue even if we don't get the games. The plan for Midtown is viewed as a plan that would proceed with or without the Olympics.

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  6. New Brighton Avenue building would be geared to the carlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Universal Hub

    A Cambridge developer this week submitted detailed plans to the BRA for replacing an existing car-rental place, small office building and large house at 89 Brighton Ave. with a 138-unit apartment building with 69 spaces for cars - and 142 for bicycles. In his filing, Noah Maslan of Eden Properties says the building will be aimed at the growing number of small household who would rather ride a bike, rent a car or take a car service than deal with owning their own car in the city.

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  7. No financial updates at today's Boston 2024 financial hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Universal Hub

    We'll have to wait until next week to hear any new information about the financials for the Boston 2024 Olympics. The City Council Special Committee to the 2024 Olympics held a hearing today about venue selection and financing but it didn't get many answers.

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  8. Sunscreen dispensers going up in six city parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Universal Hub

    The mayor's office today announced the city is installing sunscreen dispensers at Millennium Park in West Roxbury; Jamaica Pond; Boston Common; Christopher Columbus Park in the North End and East Boston Stadium and Memorial Park. The dispensers, first proposed by City Councilor Matt O'Malley , make Boston "the first major city in the Northeast" to offer free sun protection to residents and visitors.

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  9. Serial restaurant operators could get liquor license intended for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a liquor license for a proposed restaurant at the site of a long abandoned video store in Adams Corner in Dorchester. Julian Bolger and Shawn Ahern, who operate several liquor-serving restaurants in the city, including Tavern in the Square in Allston, Cityside in Brighton and the Playwright in South Boston, say their 200-seat Sam Maverick's would serve up family fare at 11-13 Granite Ave., where the Hollywood Video store used to be.

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  10. Fire injures resident, firefighter in East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Fire Department reports what turned into a two-alarm fire at 195 Condor St. sent one resident to the hospital with smoke inhalation and one firefighter with heat exhaustion. The department says seven residents were displaced by the fire, reported around 5 p.m. Damage was estimated at $100,000.

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  11. Lynch: Forget about building an Olympic stadium in Widett CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Universal Hub

    Steve Lynch went on NECN's Broadside tonight and told host Sue O'Connell that condemning the existing businesses at Widett Circle for a temporary 60,.000-seat stadium is stupid and something he'll fight. Suffolk Downs might work, he says.

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  12. Evans: Bomb threat on Congress Street yesterday shows why BPD needs authority to patrol the SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Universal Hub

    Police Commissioner William Evans said today a bomb threat at 505 Congress St. proved the perfect - and fortunately harmless - example of why it's absurd Boston Police aren't supposed to respond to calls from land owned by Massport in South Boston: A call came in for a bomb threat at 505 Congress St. Despite the jurisdictional limit, BPD officers, including the bomb squad, responded immediately - then had to wait 15 minutes for State Police to show up - he told a City Council committee today. Evans testified at a City Council hearing, called by at-large Councilor Steve Murphy, on a proposal to give Boston Police the same sort of shared jurisdiction it has with State Police along Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard.

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  13. Forget about subway-like service on the Fairmount Line; another blow to Olympics planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Universal Hub

    The Herald reports the Baker administration has stopped plans to buy "diesel multiple unit" trains that would have allowed the Fairmount Line to run at subway-like frequencies, saying now's not the time to load up on new technologies on the T. Even aside from the promises the state has made for years to Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park residents about increasing train frequency on the line, the move is yet another problem for Boston 2024 - which had been counting on frequent DMU service on the Fairmount Line to service the tennis venue it now wants to build in Harambee Park in Dorchester, Deb Soc notes .

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  14. The three-decade rise and possible fall of Boston's largest gangRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Universal Hub

    Gang members used YouTube to send warnings to rival gangs - such as holding up court records with names of alleged snitches. Around New Year's, FBI agents made some unusual phone calls: Warnings to members of a Dorchester gang to lay low because a leader of the rival Columbia Point Dawgs had been shot and was convinced they were behind it.

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  15. Pre-dawn raids across city aimed at large Dorchester gangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Universal Hub

    The US Attorney's office reports the arrest of 41 people overnight in a crackdown on the Columbia Point Dawgs, a gang named for the housing project that was torn down in the 1980s to make way for Harbor Point. Seven more people are being sought.

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  16. Council puts off vote on letting BRA sell old garage until it can actually read proposed agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Universal Hub

    The City Council agreed with a request from Councilor Sal LaMattina to hold off voting on a proposal to formally hand the old Winthrop Square garage to the BRA until councilors get a chance to actually read the "memorandum of understanding" that would govern the proceeds of any sale or lease of the property to a skyscraper developer. The quasi-independent BRA has pledged to hand over all the proceeds, less administrative fees, to the city, rather than keeping it, as it usually does with property it controls.

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  17. Park Plaza fish place kicks the bait bucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Universal Hub

    There are only about 1/1,000,000,000th the number of Legal's vs. Dunks in the greater Boston area. But seriously folks, I'm sad to see McCormick and Schmick's go.

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  18. Boston 2024 looks to hire 'master developer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Universal Hub

    In addition to jumping the gun. And the search for an acquisition poohbah only makes em look more pathetic and the underlying structural problems more glaringly obvious.

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  19. Search on for missing person in woods around Hyde Park/Milton lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Universal Hub

    State, Boston and Milton police are currently combing the woods around Paul's Bridge, where Neponset Valley Parkway turns into Brush Hill Road and Milton Street, for a missing person. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  20. Man climbs to top of Tobin Bridge; traffic halted as negotiators try to talk him downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Universal Hub

    The Tobin Bridge is shut to inbound traffic as Boston and State Police negotiators try to convince a man who climbed the girders up to the top to come down. Just in case, the Coast Guard and the Boston Fire Department have personnel stationed on and near the Mystic River.

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