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  1. A Life Remembered: Provincetown Artist Bill Maynard, Beloved Teacher to HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WGBH

    ... painting -- and for a woman. A woman named Gladys, who he was married to for the next 56 years. "We were living in Roxbury at that time. They were beginning to tear down these tenement houses," Maynard said in the home movie. As recent graduates, ...


  2. Third Suspect Charged In Raekwon Brown MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... the killing of Raekwon Brown and the shooting of two others. He was held without bail. Jonathan Aguasvivas, 23, of Roxbury and Benzy Bain, 24, of Dorchester are facing those same charges. They were arrested two weeks after the shooting , and are ...


  3. 3rd defendant faces charges in Boston student's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 |

    ... High School. According to Suffolk County prosecutors, his co-defendants - 23-year-old Jonathan M. Aguasvivas of Roxbury and 24-year-old Benzy Bain of Mattapan - are also scheduled to be in court for a preliminary court date. Brown, who was a junior ...


  4. 3-alarm fire breaks out in vacant Roxbury buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 |

    A three-alarm fire in Roxbury early Tuesday caused about $300,000 in damage at a vacant building, according to the Boston Fire Department. Crews arrived at 69 Walnut Park around 1:30 a.m. and found fire showing from the rear of the 2 -story building, according to the fire department's official Twitter account.


  5. Third man arrested in shooting of teen at Dorchester schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 |

    ... to be charged in connection with Brown's death, following the arrests of 23-year-old Jonathan M. Aguasvivas of Roxbury and 24-year-old Benzy Bain of Mattapan. They were arrested less than two weeks after the shooting . Members of the Boston police ...


  6. Dante Ramos: To avoid housing nightmare, say - yes in my back yard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 |

    ... about NIMBYs to their Facebook friends. Meet Matt Gruber. He's the current treasurer and past president of West Roxbury Main Streets , the organization tasked with sprucing up the commercial strip along Centre Street. West Roxbury's reputation is as ...


  7. Parks and pools participating in - Summer Nights' initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 |

    The Summer Nights program that started this month continues through Aug. 19. Below is a list of extended hours and programming, according to Governor Charlie Baker's office: The following pools will have extended hours until 8 p.m. Tuesdays in July and until 7:30 p.m. in August: Kelly Outdoor Rink, 1 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: OrigiNation will offer one-hour African and hip-hop dance lessons to children Melnea A. Cass Arena, 120 Martin Luther King Blvd., Roxbury, from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays: OrigiNation will offer one-hour African and hip-hop dance lessons to children.


  8. New MFA exhibit features teen art, picked by teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 |

    ... Jamaica, and New York. Others explore their different neighborhoods in Boston - a painting of a grocery store in Roxbury, or photos of Waldemar Avenue, in East Boston. Sometimes home isn't a place at all, but a person, or even an object. In his ...


  9. Roxbury firm proposes $47M mixed-use project near Dudley SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Business Journal

    Roxbury-based real-estate firm Cruz Cos. has plans to build a $47 million development in its hometown that would create both a new company headquarters as well as mixed-income housing.


  10. 10 things to do in Boston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 |

    ... The Parlor Ice Cream Co. and some music curated by DJ Jacqueline. (Friday, July 15 at 10 p.m.; Great Scott; $5; 21+) Roxbury Community College hosts the third annual Roxbury Rocks Music Festival, featuring performances from The Beano Boyz Crew, The ...


  11. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Alan DawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | All About Jazz

    Alan Dawson was a respected jazz drummer and widely influential percussion teacher based in Boston. He was born in Marietta, Pennsylvania and raised in Roxbury, MA.


  12. It's moving day for Partners HealthCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 |

    ... decision, it was slammed by former Mayor Thomas M. Menino for leaving Boston instead of choosing to build offices in Roxbury.


  13. TREASURE #74: Simon Willard presentation timepieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... popular and fashionable clock in America, made by the country's most famous clockmaker, Simon Willard (1753-1848) of Roxbury, MA. Commonly called a banjo clock, today its proper name is a “presentation timepiece.” This one was made in ...


  14. Roxbury YMCA's 'Get Summer' Program Keeps Boston Teens BusyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... throughout the city. WBZ's Mary Blake reports on the YMCA'S efforts to curb street violence. Walk into the Roxbury YMCA and you're in a bustling place. There is summer camp for grade schoolers, full day preschool for the young set and an engagement ...


  15. Anti-crime - efforts in Boston get big boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Boston Herald

    VIOLENT TIME: Boston police, seen investigating a shooting at Humboldt Avenue and Townsend Street last year, will be beefing up crime-prevention efforts in Mattapan, Roxbury and Dorchester this summer.


  16. Two men arrested after Roxbury traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 |

    A Saturday night traffic stop in Roxbury led to the arrest of two men - one who was carrying a loaded gun in his shorts and one who had an outstanding warrant, police said. Officers made the stop at about 7:45 p.m. near the corner of Harold and Ruthven streets, according to police.


  17. In Dallas's wake, fear on the forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 |

    ... "We've seen it here," he said, pointing to the shooting last year of Officer John Moynihan on Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury. Moynihan was shot in the face but survived. "Everybody's watching each other's backs," he said. "That's all we can do, is look ...


  18. Retired Boston cop says he wouldn't want to be a police officer todayRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 |

    ... what he has devoted himself to in the years since he retired in 2000. He spent 40 years on the force, beginning in Roxbury where he walked a beat in the days before walkie-talkies and checked in with headquarters by street-corner callboxes every 40 ...


  19. Man held without bail in 29-year-old cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    ... to Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's office. Investigators now believe that Brimage had left a party in Roxbury when Paige pulled up and offered her a ride. Paige, who is now 50 years old, allegedly drove the teenager to the vacant ...


  20. For the recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    Correction: Because of a reporting error, a story in Wednesday's Metro section on a triple shooting in Roxbury misspelled the name of Carmen Villalona, the mother of one of the victims. The Globe welcomes information about errors that call for corrections.


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