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  1. not of this EarthRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Hilobrow

    HILOBROW friend Michael Lewy is an artist whose current work explores midcentury sci-fi and horror movie practical effects; we are pleased to present this curated series of 10 videos that he's recently created. Several of them are on display as part of Not of This Earth: Contemporary Art and Science Fiction , an exhibition co-curated by Lewy , now running at Boston Cyberarts Gallery in Jamaica Plain.

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  2. Honoring legendary architectRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Daniel Wood speaks during a memorial service for his father Henry Austin Wood III at Boston City Hall in Boston on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Family and friends of the late Henry Austin Wood III gathered at City Hall yesterday to remember the curious and vivacious architect who created the iconic Boston building and left a lasting mark on the Hub through the numerous other landmarks he helped to build.

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  3. Woburn police arrest two - major drug dealers,' chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Woburn police arrested two men on drug trafficking charges Thursday, one of whom was arrested at an apartment where numerous drug overdoses have occurred in recent months, police said. Anthony Catinazzo, 37, of Woburn, was charged with distributing a Class B Drug, Fentanyl.

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  4. Female Councilors Embark on Study,Meeting Series on Early Ed,ChildcareRead the original story

    Friday | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    While there is frequently a lot of emphasis on public schools and private schools, and where parents will send their school-age children, not much attention has been paid to policies surrounding and even more critical time in a child's life - the years before school. Four female City Councilors look to change that oversight and apply the spotlight to early childhood education and daycare in the City of Boston - inclusive of every neighborhood - in a series of public meetings in the community starting this month, and continuing throughout the rest of the year.

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  5. Residents Urged to Get InvolvedRead the original story

    Friday | East Boston Times-Free Press

    City Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George are to be congratulated for starting a series of meetings on the issues of early childhood education and childcare in Boston. Whether one looks at the rents now being charged for apartments or the flight of families from Boston to surrounding communities such as Revere, there clearly are signs that there are major problems that need to be addressed in order to attract, and keep, families in our city, and the councillors' year-long series will look at these issues.

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  6. not of this EarthRead the original story

    Friday | Hilobrow

    HILOBROW friend Michael Lewy is an artist whose current work explores midcentury sci-fi and horror movie practical effects; we are pleased to present this curated series of 10 videos that he's recently created. Several of them are on display as part of Not of This Earth: Contemporary Art and Science Fiction , an exhibition co-curated by Lewy , now running at Boston Cyberarts Gallery in Jamaica Plain.

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  7. Sam Williams In the age of Trump, Boston's STL GLD tackles the topicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Boston.com

    Ask Roxbury-bred rapper Moe Pope about his latest record sounding overtly political, and he tells a story about looking down the business end of a gun the day before his eldest daughter was born. At 19, he was riding a 10-speed bicycle home from his landscaping job in Jamaica Plain.

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  8. Capital Source O'Malley for O'Malley, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    Martin O'Malley, the former Maryland governor and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, will come to Boston to fund-raise for ... City Councilor Matt O'Malley. Councilor O'Malley served as a surrogate for the former presidential candidate O'Malley at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in August 2015.

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  9. Looking Back with Aurore Eaton: Historian Francis Parkman Jr. summers in PortsmouthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | UnionLeader.com

    ASPIRING HISTORIAN Francis Parkman Jr. graduated from Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass., in 1844.

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  10. Urbano Project Announces Bilingual Music, Art and Activism Series at Libreria DoncelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Urbano Project has announced a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings to be held at Librera Donceles, a participatory art installation and meeting place for the community. Events include a celebration of Puerto Rican Poet Julia de Burgos , artist talk with Chilean-American Poet Marjorie Agosn and Ral Gonzalez , a Book Arts Workshop in the Age of Alteration with Denise Delgado and Sara Rivera , Resistioke! Singalong , and Printmaking with artists from Providence's AS220 .

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  11. Olives can't escape this utensilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Boston.com

    Ah, the elusive olive. Who can fish the slippery orbs out of their jars? The same goes for capers, baby artichokes, and maraschino cherries.

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  12. Mayor Walsh announces $22 million in new funding for affordable housingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sampan

    Building on his commitment to create more affordable housing in the City of Boston, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced nearly $22 million in funding for ten affordable housing developments in neighborhoods across Boston. This funding will help preserve or produce 602 housing units, 77 units of which are reserved for homeless or extremely low-income households in Boston.

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  13. Anthony Carlisle MatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

    Anthony "Tony" Carlisle Mather, 77, of Amherst, NH, passed away on January 24, 2017, after a years-long battle with illness, surrounded by his immediate family. Tony was born August 14, 1939, in Jamaica Plain, MA, the son of the late Sydney C. Mather and the late Marjorie Mather.

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  14. Are they terrorists? They leave Boston neighborhods terrized.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Boston.com

    Dominique Finch was still in his teens when he became a constantly beeping green dot on the radar of the Boston police. That green dot went off the screen last week, when detectives arrested Finch, now 27, and charged him with shooting and paralyzing a 9-year-old girl at a Roxbury housing project last October. 1 comment

  15. Guys, you need to wait until after it stops snowing to complain about ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Universal Hub

    Shortly after noon, somebody got very angry while walking down Forbes Street in Jamaica Plain, angry enough to file 17 complaints with 311 about houses whose owners he or she wants cited for not shoveling their sidewalks. Until I looked at the photos.

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  16. Demonstrators protest Dana-Farber's fund-raiser at Mar-a-LagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Boston.com

    More than 100 demonstrators who object to President Trump's immigration order gathered Saturday afternoon to protest plans by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to hold a fund-raiser later this month at Trump's Florida resort. The protest on the steps of Gordon Hall at Harvard Medical School drew a crowd that included Dana-Farber patients, hospital employees, medical students, and area physicians.

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  17. Ex-priest facing sexual misconduct charges held without bailRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Boston Herald

    A former Roman Catholic priest facing dozens of sexual misconduct charges in Maine has been held without bail in Boston. Prosecutors say 74-year-old Ronald Paquin was arraigned Friday in West Roxbury Municipal Court and held as a fugitive from justice.

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  18. JP condo offers mix of old, newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Boston Herald

    Overall of shared backyard at 15 May St. unit number one on Wednesday,February 08, 2017. Staff photo by Patrick Whittemore.

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  19. Brighton remains hot spot for new developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Boston.com

    Stop & Shop is jumping into the development boom that is remaking neighborhoods across Boston, proposing to build more than 1,000 apartments in a mainly commercial area off the Massachusetts Turnpike on the Allston-Brighton line. The supermarket chain submitted plans to Boston officials for what would be among the biggest housing developments in the city.

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  20. Bromley-Heath gang associate who is charged with shooting girl was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Universal Hub

    Dominique Finch, 27, of Jamaica Plain was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail today on his arraignment on charges he shot and paralyzed a 9-year-old girl on Annunciation Road on Oct. 9, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Part of the evidence against Finch included tracking data from the GPS device he was wearing as a condition of his bail on charges stemming from a brutal attack inside Brighton's Green Briar Pub in January, 2016, in which some 20 people burst into the place in search of their target, whom they began attacking with their fists and chairs.

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