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  1. Activists project mother of man shot by officer onto building across from police headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Boston.com

    Activists on Monday night wheeled a projector to Boston police headquarters, in Roxbury, and shone a video of the mother of a man shot and killed by police several years ago onto a building across the street. The move was meant to keep officers "accountable" for their actions, protesters said, and remind the department that people " are watching ."

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  2. Police arrest two more in connection with March murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Boston.com

    Boston police on Tuesday arrested two more people in connection with the murder of 28-year-old Allex Bryant, who was murdered in a barrage of gunfire on Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury in March. Niccokawon Pledger-Grant, 26, and Lisa Lewis, 24, were arrested in Central Falls, R.I., Boston police said in a statement.

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  3. Monica Cannon for 7th SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Boston.com

    State Representative Gloria Fox, who decided not to seek reelection after 16 terms in office, is the only Although Fox's departure threatened to create a wider gulf in minority representation on Beacon Hill, three black women have stepped up to run for the seat. The Globe endorses Monica Cannon, a Roxbury resident who is a longtime activist involved with the Boston Public Schools.

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  4. Obscure primary approaches for obscure elected postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Boston.com

    There are 124,000 reasons a person would enter the race for Suffolk County register of deeds, but is there one reason voters should care who wins? On Thursday, Sept. 8 - yes, a Thursday - county residents will take the first steps in selecting the new register of deeds after Francis "Mickey" Roache, a former Boston police commissioner, resigned from the largely administrative post at the end of 2015.

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  5. What's open, closed on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Boston.com

    MBTA: Subways and buses on a Sunday schedule. Commuter rail on a Sunday schedule.

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  6. Charter school fight extends into the primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Boston.com

    While the partisans in Massachusetts' bitter charter debate are sinking millions of dollars into a high-profile ballot fight over whether to build more of the schools, they're also spending sizable sums on bids to shape the state Legislature. Democrats for Education Reform, which favors charter schools, and the Massachusetts Teachers Association, which opposes them, have set aside $200,000 each to influence a handful of this week's Democratic primary races - sizable sums in often low-dollar contests.

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  7. Candidates who want to do good as register of deedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Boston.com

    The Savin Hill resident has 20 years experience in mapping and records management, and a passion for the sort of details that many people find mind-numbing. But in Massachusetts, that administrative job requires an unusual qualification: winning a county-wide election.

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  8. Keith Bedford/Globe Staff A special bond helps at-risk city kids reach collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    As Pat Arcand steered her Toyota Camry into the project, 18-year-old Austin Webster strode out of his apartment, past his blind sister and her infant twins, his paralyzed stepfather, and his ailing mother, who said, "Is that your white mom again?'' Webster folded his lanky frame into Arcand's sedan. They zigzagged two miles across Roxbury to a brick row house where 19-year-old Tomell Kelley, a refugee of the Liberian civil war, emerged from a one-room apartment he shares with his grandmother.

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  9. Man arrested in Atlanta faces charges in Roxbury killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    A Dorchester man was arrested in Atlanta on Thursday and charged with the murder of a man last March outside an apratment complex in Roxbury, according to Boston Police. He is charged with the murder of Allex Bryant, 28, of Boston.

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  10. Adrian WalkerHalf a body in a dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    His days in the trenches as a Suffolk County homicide prosecutor have given way to an office with sweeping views of Boston Harbor, reflecting his current status as one of the city's eminent defense lawyers. But the Karina Holmer case isn't merely one that got away.

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  11. J'ouvert kicks off with revelry and pounding of drumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    Boston's J'ouvert celebration kicked off just before 7 a.m. Saturday with the pounding of drums, the trill of whistles, and thousands of people -- many covered in bright body paint -- shimmying down Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. "We come here to party!" shouted a woman who gave her name as Sophia B., her arms raised to the sky and her face a vivid dash of yellow.

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  12. Roxbury man arrested for theft, biking with loaded shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Boston.com

    Police arrested a robbery suspect in Roxbury Sunday after he had a mishap on his bicycle, which caused him to drop a loaded shotgun as he fled the scene of the theft, police said. Officers were investigating a breaking and entering near 60 Wait St. on Mission Hill when they saw the suspect, who fled on a blue bike, Boston police said in a statement. 1 comment

  13. This man allegedly conned women he met online, until they brought him downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Boston.com

    Soon after their first date, Sara Pateras was smitten. Christopher Wehner, a 27-year-old who described himself as a marketing manager for the Red Sox, was fun, smart, and could charm strangers at a party.

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  14. At last, Hubway arrives in some underserved communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    Before Tuesday morning, it took more than 40 minutes to travel without a car from the Roxbury YMCA near Warren Street to Boston City Hall Plaza. Google Maps prescribes a route for residents, some of whom are among the city's most underserved, that involves about a half-mile walk, a 14-stop bus ride, and 17 minutes on the MBTA Orange Line.

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  15. $55,000 for a chunk of the waterfront? That's the deal at 150 Seaport.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    The front patio of the Atlantic Beer Garden on Seaport Boulevard could prove to be the best real estate bargain in Boston. The 3,000 square-foot swath of sidewalk is currently owned by the City of Boston, which leases it to developer Jon Cronin for use as outdoor seating at his waterfront bar.

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  16. A modest proposal for Boston on housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    If Boston voters approve the Community Preservation Act in November, which would impose a new property tax surcharge to pay for parks, historic preservation, and affordable housing, here's a modest proposal for the cash: Give it to the suburbs. Likely? No.

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  17. Developer, Bulger associate, rile Roxbury residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Boston.com

    They plugged electrical quipment into neighbor's homes and didn't use proper fencing and singage at the construction site, residents said. They left hadarzous materials and a portable toilet unsecured throughout the evening, attracting criminal acitivity.

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  18. Relatives recall woman shot 1 year agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Boston.com

    Margaret Berryman and her daughter Ashlee "Penny" Berryman, who is holding her son Juju Guerrero at her 2012 graduation from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. LYNN - Four-year-old Juju Guerrero tells people that his mother is everywhere.

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  19. City official had private real estate firm while managing neighborhood development officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Boston.com

    In the Roxbury real estate community, Carl Hyman is described as a likable and helpful figure who has helped guide improvements in the neighborhood through his longtime position as a senior property manager in City Hall's Department of Neighborhood Development. Few know this: Since 1998, Hyman and a former city employee have led a real estate firm named Melbourne Street Partners, which has bought, developed, and sold properties near such hot spots as Highland Park and Dudley Square - areas Hyman's agency helped nurture.

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  20. What is ahead for Suffolk University?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Boston.com

    One year ago, newly installed Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna had just unpacked in her sunny office above Boston Common when she shared with a reporter her sweeping vision to stabilize the school, focus its mission, and raise money. Now, that corner office is empty again, her lofty goals overshadowed by a six-month standoff between McKenna and trustees that ended with her firing last month.

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