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  1. Boston tourism official indicted in connection with union extortion probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Boston Herald

    The scene of Boston Calling Music Festival on City Hall Plaza Sunday, May 24, 2015. Staff Photo by Arthur Pollock Kenneth Brissette, 52, is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in South Boston at 3:15 p.m. Walsh's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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  2. Green light for $2.3 billion MBTA extension planRead the original story

    Tuesday May 10 | Boston Herald

    The Green Line extension, or GLX, would consist of 4.7 miles of new track through East Cambridge, Somerville and Medford, with six new stations and a relocated Lechmere Station, 24 new Green Line cars, an estimated daily ridership of 49,000 people by 2030, and a pathway for a pedestrians and bicycles. But unlike the original proposal, it would have a simpler maintenance facility and stations, and a shorter community path with fewer attached walls and bridges.

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  3. Board may decide today on scaled-down Green Line ExtensionRead the original story

    Sunday May 8 | Boston Herald

    RAIL TALE: The MBTA'S fiscal board may decide today on a scaled-down extension to the Green Line, above, which would extend the transit line into Somerville and Medford.

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  4. Curtatone: Row dealings 'aboveboard'Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Boston Herald

    'LAUGHABLE': Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone is not convinced any Somerville personnel have been roped into a federal probe of union coercion.

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  5. Curtatone: Wynn officials ignored health concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Boston Herald

    TROUBLED: Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, above, says Steve Wynn and the officials behind the Wynn casino project in Everett have not taken environmental concerns seriously.

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  6. Heslam: Cops save day in holiday - miracle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Boston Herald

    'I'M SO THANKFUL': Carlos de Oliveira, above far left, was grateful to two Medford police officers who saved the lives of his twin children, Lauren and Luan, and wife Adma Rodrigues, right, after a fire at their home on Main Street in Medford. Carlos de Oliveira feeds his daughter, Lauren Rodrigues, at his brother's house in Somerville after a basement fire forced his family out of their Medford home.

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  7. Editorial: Still slotted for big bucksRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Boston Herald

    There is great clutching of pearls over the fact that gambling at Plainridge Park Casino has fallen off from its wildly popular launch in June. Are people really surprised, or just pretending to be? Consider that last year the state's take from gambling at casinos was - well, zero.

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  8. Editorial: Still slotted for big bucksRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Boston Herald

    There is great clutching of pearls over the fact that gambling at Plainridge Park Casino has fallen off from its wildly popular launch in June. Are people really surprised, or just pretending to be? Consider that last year the state's take from gambling at casinos was - well, zero.

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  9. Ex-Uber driver headed to prison for raping womanRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A former Uber driver will spend at least 10 years in prison after he admitted he kidnapped and raped a woman he picked up as a passenger in Boston, authorities said. Alejandro Done, 47, of Boston, pleaded guilty Friday to charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping and assault and battery, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said.

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  10. David L. Browne, at 85,a of Somerville, veteranRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Boston Herald

    David L. Browne of Somerville, a veteran and hospital worker, died Oct. 10 at Emerson Village Nursing Home in Watertown. He was 85. Born in Charlestown, Mr. Browne spent his childhood in Wilmington.

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  11. Big Dig's drip, drip, dripRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Seven years after the Big Dig was declared complete, the Central Artery tunnels have sprung even bigger leaks, sticking state taxpayers with a plumbing bill as high $7 million a year, a Herald review found. More than 16 million gallons were pumped out of the Tip O'Neill Tunnel, the Ted Williams Tunnel and the I-90 Connector annually in 2013 and 2014, according to data compiled by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.

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  12. Ruth L. Melia, at 89,a of Melrose, supervisorRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Ruth L. Melia of Melrose, a supervisor, died Monday at Elmhurst Golden Living Center in Melrose after an extended illness. She was 89. Born and raised in Somerville, Mrs. Melia was educated in the Somerville public schools and graduated from Somerville High School.

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  13. Elio DiCenso, at 70, a resident of Medford,a autobody repairmanRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Born and raised in Sulmona, Italy, Mr. DiCenso moved to the United States as a young man. He was a former resident of Arlington and lived in Medford for the last 32 years.

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  14. FBI: 'Hit man' had right linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A 51-year-old Everett man who mastered the hardboiled lingo of a Hollywood hit man - but got tripped up during the execution - is cooling his heels in a federal lock-up this morning after getting caught in a bizarre murder plot at the center of an FBI sting, authorities say. Joseph Burke was ready to drive to New York next Saturday, dress up as a black man, track down his target and shoot him "right in the derby," according to an FBI affidavit.

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  15. Oct. 1, 2015 Letters to EditorRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Boston Herald

    If we just priced fossil fuels so that what we paid at the pump included the cost of the ill health that nitrogen oxides and other pollutants cause, then we wouldn't need to rely so much on vehicle emissions regulations that are apparently not so hard to skirt now that cars are computerized. Right now, the cost of fossil fuel-related disease, war and pollution are externalities that the price of gas and oil doesn't pay for.

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  16. Sept. 30, 2015 Letters to EditorRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Boston Herald

    I have concerns about Gov. Charlie Baker's plan for the state's Department of Children and Families . A potential problem with this plan is if it focuses solely on keeping kids safe and not enough on keeping families together.

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  17. Sept. 29, 2015 Letters to EditorRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Peter Gelzinis gets on his high horse and points a damning finger at others - in particular the supposed Republican hypocrites in Washington . But the real hypocrites are the limousine Catholics like House minority leader Nancy Pelosi who claim to be true to their faith, but yet fully support abortion on demand.

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  18. Editorial: Throw book at I-93 protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has sent a clear message to any enterprising young activists out there with a cause to protest - and access to 55-gallon drums and concrete. Come to Somerville, where the city's top elected official will defend your right to disrupt traffic, to disrupt commerce, to threaten public safety and essentially give you a free pass if he is sympathetic to your cause.

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  19. Editorial: Throw book at 'emRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has sent a clear message to any enterprising young activists out there with a cause to protest - and access to 55-gallon drums and concrete. Come to Somerville, where the city's top elected official will defend your right to disrupt traffic, to disrupt commerce, to threaten public safety and essentially give you a free pass if he is sympathetic to your cause.

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  20. Curtatone: Drop charges vs. I-93 blockersRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone said protesters who shut down I-93 during the morning rush hour last winter and are now facing a huge fine and jail time should be set free. "I am going to stand up for people," he said.

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