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  1. Four people facing drug charges in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 |

    Four people were charged with drug possession and crimes related to drug sales in two separate incidents Saturday, Boston Police said. After an investigation in the area of Gleason Street, Boston police executed search warrants that led to the arrest of Jimmy Dixon, 40, of Dorchester, according to the police department.


  2. Parishes of Dorchester at Adams Street Branch of the BPLRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Fourteen Foundations: The beginnings of each of the Dorchester Catholic Parishes, 1862-1956 with Rev.


  3. Flashback to 2009 patronage messRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    On Wednesday, he pounced on Governor Charlie Baker, accusing him of breaking his 2014 campaign pledge in a Common Cause questionnaire to "root out patronage," following a Globe story this week about the son of supporters of Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito getting a state government job. "What is Governor Baker hiding?'' said Gonzalez, as he tried pop Baker's image as an anti-patronage governor.


  4. Flynn: Media must do better in pursuit of - breaking news'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Boston Herald

    This is completely understandable because all the facts are not immediately available to the press and the people responsible for disseminating the details. I have experienced the pressure that all sides are under to get the information out as quickly as possible, but there's real danger in reporting inaccurate information.


  5. Special Report: Vet 'dumbfounded' after VA drops ball on brain massRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Boston Herald

    U.S. Marine veteran Brian Callahan looks through his medical records at his Dracut home on Monday, April 10, 2017. Staff photo by Christopher Evans U.S. Marine veteran Brian Callahan poses for a photo with a stack of his medical records at his Dracut home on Monday, April 10, 2017.


  6. Fitzgerald: Remembering White's 'Florence Nightingale'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Boston Herald

    There was an air of "The Last Hurrah" as Bob Crane, then 85, stepped to the microphone at St. Cecilia Church in the Back Bay to eulogize his pal Kevin White, the legendary four-term mayor of this city who was 82 when he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease five years ago. Everyone expected Crane, who was Massachusetts' state treasurer for a record 27 years, to regale the massive congregation with raucous recollections of the salad days they shared, and he did not disappoint.


  7. Boston police officer allegedly bought guns for civilians, one later seized from gang memberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 |

    A Boston police officer used his police identification card to illegally buy two Glocks for civilian acquaintances in 2014 and 2015, and authorities later seized one of the guns from a reputed gang member, according to a federal indictment and law enforcement officials. The indictment against Adarbaad F. Karani, who resigned from the force in November, was filed April 27 in US District Court in Boston.


  8. Ren e Loth: Community walks around the globe, one legacy of Jane JacobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 |

    These peregrinations were some of her first forays as "an urban naturalist," as she later called herself. To understand a city, It is in this spirit that cities the world over will be hosting a series of "Jane's Walks" this week, which would have been her 101st birthday.


  9. Robichaud: Two days in the kitchen yields plenty of legislative porkRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The House added a ton of pork-barrel spending to the budget, rejected tax cuts and dispensed with 1,200 amendments in two short days. That's right.


  10. Jews a n Blues cantor infused life with musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When Jeff Klepper was an undergraduate student at Clark University in the 1970s, it was downtown Worcester where the young musician took the stage to participate in a rally, singing songs of freedom, to support Soviet Jews. Now a West Roxbury resident, Mr. Klepper serves as cantor of Temple Emanuel Sinai in Sharon and teaches in the Jewish Music Institute of Hebrew College in Newton.


  11. There's a simple solution to preventing fiascoes like United's, says's cofounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    Watching the horrific video of Dr. David Dao being dragged off a United flight in Chicago two weeks ago, I found myself thinking of the person who taught me the most important thing I know about how to treat others: my beloved Grammy. I grew up as one of seven siblings in West Roxbury, and when she visited, she was delighted to see us, even on days my parents were upset at whatever happened with me at school that day.


  12. New Bedford man found not guilty in 2015 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 |

    A 38-year-old New Bedford man was found not guilty in the January 2015 murder of a 36-year-old man in the North End. Jason Valliere, of 84 Fredericks St., was found not guilty Thursday in the murder of Javon Brown, a Dartmouth native and MetroPCS cellular store manager in New Bedford, and not guilty of unlawfully carrying an illegal firearm, according to Fall River Superior Court's clerk's office.  "I'm happy with the verdict as is Mr. Valliere," said Lefteris Travayiakis of West Roxbury, attorney for Valliere.


  13. The Catholic Church failed Joe Crowley. But Father Brian didn't.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    Two years ago, as the release of the movie "Spotlight" approached, Monica Crowley worried about the film's impact on her brother Joe. Joe Crowley's character is a featured role in the film about the Boston Globe's investigation of the coverup of the sexual abuse of minors by Roman Catholic priests.


  14. Helen G. Forrester, 96, resident of WeymouthRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Wife of the late David S., she is survived by two daughters, Barbara Ann Calabro of North Weymouth and Kathleen M. of Weymouth; two sons, Daniel J. of Waltham and Edward J. of Windham, N.H.; two brothers, Edward Kenney of West Roxbury and Leo Kenney of Quincy; two sisters, Ann Campbell of Hopedale and Virginia Padden of West Roxbury; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


  15. It's all Greek (and Roman) to him: Westport teen participates in Classics DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    Nolan Kearney of Westport, a junior at Boston College High School and a member of the Certamen and Manuscript Challenge team, participated in the 45th annual Classics Day at the College of the Holy Cross April 6. Each year, the Department of Classics at Holy Cross hosts Classics Day, a daylong series of events relating to the study of ancient Greek and Roman culture. Hundreds of students from high schools all over the Northeast visit Holy Cross for the event.


  16. Sally Gorham, teacher,a West Roxbury residentRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | Boston Herald

    She was a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes in Jamaica Plain, St. Mary's High School in Brookline and a 1959 graduate of Regis College. She retired in 1999 as principal of the Oliver Hazard Perry School in South Boston, where she worked for 23 years.


  17. BHCC Welcomes Boston Public Schools StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Bunker Hill Community College

    Approximately 151 seniors from 11 of Boston's high schools packed the BHCC gymnasium on Friday, April 7, 2017, for BPS Day.


  18. State proposes making intersection near Jamaica Pond friendlier to pedestrians, bicyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Clayton Harper provides an overview of the changes DCR is proposing for the intersection of Parkman Drive and Perkins Street on the northern side of Jamaica Pond, such as installing traffic lights and new paths and narrowing the roads on either side of the intersection to force drivers to slow down. - I'm not sure a traffic light is really needed.


  19. Dr. Dangles' Prospect Profiles - Jack RathboneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Winging It In Motown

    Continuing on with prospects, today I am going to talk about a prospect playing in the prep school circuit, Jack Rathbone. One of the difficulties of evaluating players out of leagues such as high school and the prep circuit is that it's difficult to project how they will pan out in higher level leagues.


  20. Zach Gibson for the Boston Globe New Boston Latin leader rooted in city, school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 |

    Long known as "The Pride of Capitol Hill," Eastern Senior High School was in dire need of a makeover. Principals came and went, students had grown unruly at times, and test scores were dismal.


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