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  1. Abandoned West Roxbury gas station to be replaced by condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Universal Hub

    The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved tearing down the long abandoned gas station on Belgrade Avenue off West Roxbury Parkway to make way for an 18-unit condo building with 33 parking spaces. To cram in the extra parking requested by nearby residents, the building will use car "stackers" in a basement garage.


  2. Santa's friends have compiled a rich, century-long legacy of helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Boston.com

    The Globe Santa program has a long historical fetch that extends back to 1910, when the Boston Post began encouraging its readers to pony up for gifts for deserving children at Christmastime. The Globe took over the program in 1956, when the Post folded, and over the following 60 years the newspaper has received almost $46 million in contributions that in turn have provided holiday gifts for more than 2.8 million children in 1.2 million families.


  3. Verizon to install FiOS service in Boston tomorrowRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Verizon will begin installing its high-speed FiOS internet service in Boston tomorrow after the city approved a license allowing the company to begin operating in the city. "Boston will continue to grow and thrive, and Boston's residents need fast, reliable communications services built on the latest technologies," said Mayor Martin J. Walsh.


  4. Verizon will soon offer cable TV in some Boston neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Business Journal

    Verizon Communications Inc. will soon be offering its cable service in three Boston neighborhoods: Dorchester, the Dudley Square neighborhood in Roxbury and West Roxbury.


  5. Ann T. Arico of Canton, business owner, at 83Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Boston Herald

    She was born in Boston and raised in West Roxbury. She had lived in Canton for the past 46 years.


  6. Six pupils hospitalized, pot brownies eyedRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Six West Roxbury Academy students were rushed to the hospital yesterday after police and school officials say they ate suspected pot brownies. The high schoolers were taken to the hospital at 12:05 p.m. after apparently ingesting a "hallucinogenic substance," BPD spokeswoman Maisha Miraj said.


  7. Possible pot brownies send six Boston students to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Boston.com

    Six high school students were taken to the hospital Friday after they ate brownies that "may have been tainted with marijuana," Boston Public Schools said in a statement. The students were transported from Urban Science Academy in West Roxbury after they showed signs of illness, the school said.


  8. West Roxbury pipeline to open, despite protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Boston.com

    A Houston energy company plans to start transmitting gas through a pipeline in densely populated West Roxbury on Thursday, despite two years of protests by neighbors and the continued objections of city officials concerned about public safety. The news outraged neighbors who fear the pipeline could explode because it travels near an open quarry where dynamite is regularly detonated.


  9. West Roxbury residents vow to continue pipeline fight even after gas is turned onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Universal Hub

    About 75 West Roxbury residents and supporters - including city councilors Matt O'Malley and Annissa Essaibi-George - gathered this morning outside the nearly completed natural-gas transfer station that could begin taking in fuel from a new high-pressure pipeline as early as this week. O'Malley said the city is continuing a federal court fight against the pipeline and vowed that even if the gas starts flowing this year, it will be shut down next year.


  10. Boston Public Library's Festive December ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | City of Boston

    Celebrate the winter and holiday season at the Boston Public Library through a variety of performances, crafts, films, and open houses: Make a wreath for your door, or give one away as a gift, on Thursday, December 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Uphams Corner Branch, located at 500 Columbia Road in Dorchester. Join the Lower Mills Branch for a holiday-themed film series on Fridays in December at 1 p.m. at 27 Richmond Street in Dorchester.


  11. Bird sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    Plymouth: Highlights included two cackling geese, 215 gadwalls, four northern shovelers, 143 green-winged teal, 489 ring-necked ducks, a long-tailed duck, 512 buffleheads, 144 common goldeneyes, a Barrow's goldeneye, 366 hooded mergansers, 435 ruddy ducks, 20 horned grebes, and a red-necked grebe. Plum Island: Reports from Parker River National Wildlife Refuge included four northern shovelers, 150 northern pintails, 50 green-winged teal, three harlequin ducks, two bald eagles, two rough-legged hawks, a snowy owl, and five purple finches.


  12. Boston honors female WWII marineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Linda Denekamp holds a portrait of her mom, World War II veteran Elizabeth Mackay Howden Denekamp, at the corner of Glenhaven and Paragon Road, which will be dedicated in honor of her mother, Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Staff photo by Angela Rowlings.


  13. A show of unity in a broken yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    They came from across Jamaica Plain and nearby neighborhoods, about 100 grandparents, moms and dads, children and babies, with roots in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. With dogs straining at leashes and kids rumbling along in strollers, on vibrantly hued bicycles and, in the case of 5-year-old Brendan Bailey, a wooden-slatted wagon, the throng circled Jamaica Pond on Thursday morning as one, after months that strained bonds of family and community.


  14. East Boston and South Boston Ready for Thanksgiving GameRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    White Stadium will be the setting for the 99th clash between East Boston High School and South Boston High at 9:30 a.m. sharp on Thanksgiving morning. The East Boston Jets, led by John Parziale are 4-6.


  15. A candid look at Boston's racial divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Boston.com

    Jim Rooney grew up a poor white Southie kid in the '60's, and '70's, in a Boston that was bitterly divided - economically, ethnically, racially. It was Charlestown versus West Roxbury; African-American versus Haitian versus Asian versus white, he recalled.


  16. Mayor holds first of series of discussions on race in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Boston.com

    Jim Rooney grew up a poor white Southie kid in the '60s, and '70s, in a Boston that was bitterly divided - economically, ethnically, racially. It was Charlestown versus West Roxbury; African-American versus Haitian versus Asian versus white, he recalled.


  17. Cops: Man wanted for slashing faces of ex-girlfriend, her momRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A Hyde Park man accused of slashing the faces of his ex-girlfriend and her mother with a knife was being sought last night by Boston police. Officers obtained a warrant for the arrest of Jeffrey R. Labathe, 26, of Hyde Park Avenue after Tuesday night's attack, which left his 23-year-old former girlfriend and her 43-year-old mother disfigured, according to a police report.


  18. Kevin Cullen Obie Hall Gets his medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Boston.com

    When Obie Hall and Herbert "Red" Rose were growing up in Roxbury during the Depression, they were the best of friends. After World War II broke out, Obie and Red decided to join the Marines together.


  19. Veteran gave in Vietnam and continues to give todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Boston.com

    He lived across the street from the town library and his great-grandfather a stern and burly man who ran the local general store led him there one day in the late 1940s. "Come with me,'' the older man told him.


  20. Charter school advocates, opponents make final pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A man holding a sign in support of the Charter Schools Question Two, walks in front of the First Church of Swampscott, a polling place in today's Presidential Election. Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel Charter school backers and opponents made their way to the polls this morning in the hopes of convincing voters to either throw their support behind or shoot down Question 2 - a ballot initiative that is being seen as a national referendum on public education.


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