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  1. BPS students stage walkout to protest school closures, gun homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    About 100 teenagers from Boston Public Schools walked out of class Monday afternoon and rallied at City Hall to protest school budget cuts and closures as well as gun homicides. According to the organizers, the walk-out was to protest the proposed closure of West Roxbury Academy as well as the McCormick Middle School in Dorchester, which they said will disproportionately affect black and brown students.

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  2. Editorial: School closings are a necessary part of the rebuilding process at Boston Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Boston.com

    Each and every Boston student should go to school in a building that's safe, comfortable, and compatible with learning. Getting there is the problem.

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  3. Man struck and killed by vehicle in West RoxburyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Boston.com

    Officer Kim Tavares, a spokeswoman for the Boston Police Department, said police were called at 7:07 a.m. for a report of an elderly man who'd been hit at the intersection of Washington and Stimson streets. Police have not released the victim's name or age.

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  4. Two men arrested after police find loaded handgun, 44 grams of fentanyl in South End homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Boston.com

    Boston police arrested two men Monday after finding a loaded handgun and more than 40 grams of fentanyl in a home in the South End, authorities said. Luis Candelario, 44, of Boston, and Jean Welch, 32, of West Roxbury, were slated to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on charges of illegal gun possession, illegal possession of ammunition, and trafficking Class A and B drugs, Boston police said in a statement.

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  5. Police recover firearm during arrest in Hyde ParkRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | Boston.com

    A 23-year-old man is facing illegal weapon and ammunition charges after he was arrested in Hyde Park on Saturday, Boston police said. Officials said three males in the basement of 20 Thorn St. immediately fled upon seeing police, who responded to the area around 6:30 p.m. for a drug investigation.

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  6. Fenway area abuzz with eager Red Sox fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Boston.com

    Kenmore Square was abuzz with Red Sox fans hoping to see the club secure its ninth World Series title with a victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday night. Droves of people in Sox gear could be seen walking from the Kenmore T station to bars outside Fenway Park.

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  7. Bird sightings across the regionRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 28 | Boston.com

    Large numbers of white-crowned sparrows were spotted in eastern Massachusetts last week, with 20 reported at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, 14 at Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center in Mattapan, and six at the stump dump in Nahant. Early November often brings rare vagrants from the interior in the West to New England.

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  8. Ren e GrahamLosing a school - and a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Boston.com

    For students like Guerro, a 13-year-old eighth-grader, their Dorchester school is more than its hallways, walls, and whiteboards. It's a close-knit community that's been a sanctuary from the turbulence of their young lives.

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  9. Bird sightings across the regionRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 20 | Boston.com

    Last week's highlight included the second recorded sighting of a painted redstart in Massachusetts. Native to the Sierra Madre mountain range in Mexico and southeast Arizona, the bird was seen on Cuttyhunk Island in Gosnold.

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  10. Students, parents denounce plans to shutter Boston schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Boston.com

    More than a hundred students, teachers, and parents packed a Boston School Committee meeting Wednesday night to oppose a sweeping facilities proposal that calls for shuttering two high schools and a middle school. Many students from Urban Science Academy, West Roxbury Academy, and the McCormack Middle School held signs such as "Keep the McCormack together" or wore school jerseys as they cheered dozens of speakers who pleaded their case.

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  11. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Boston plans to build or renovate a dozen schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Boston.com

    Boston school officials are planning to build or extensively renovate a dozen schools, gradually phase out middle schools, and merge several elementary schools over the next decade, under a proposal being presented to the School Committee Wednesday night. The most immediate actions call for closing two high schools in West Roxbury - Urban Science Academy and West Roxbury Academy - in June, due to deteriorating building conditions that almost prevented them from opening this September, interim Superintendent Laura Perille said Tuesday.

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  12. West Roxbury home damaged in overnight fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Boston.com

    Boston firefighters battled a house fire at a single-family home in West Roxbury early Saturday, leaving one resident displaced, according to the fire department. The fire began at about 2:53 a.m. at the one-story home at 59 Chellman St., located on the corner of Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway and Chellman Street.

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  13. The weird pressure of Blue Apron: "Leftovers you haven't cooked yet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Boston.com

    Lisa Rothman thought she'd be transformed. From a woman suffering from acute dinner stress into a different person.

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  14. Getting Salty with Summer Shack's Sal ChillemiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Boston.com

    Sal Chillemi has been a waiter at the Summer Shack in Cambridge since Jasper White opened it in 2000, a beacon of fun on a gridlocked stretch of Alewife Brook Parkway. He left a career as a building engineer to try something new, and it stuck: Today, Shack regulars make sure to request Sal, and the raucous restaurant has a special internal reservation button bearing his name.

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  15. The weird pressure of meal kits: "Leftovers you haven't cooked yet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Boston.com

    Lisa Rothman thought she'd be transformed. From a woman suffering from acute dinner stress into a different person.

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  16. Former Boston police officer convicted of illegally purchasing pistols for acquaintancesRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | Boston.com

    Officials said Adarbaad Karani, 38, of West Roxbury acted as the "straw purchaser" of two pistols, a Glock .40-caliber and Glock .45-caliber, that cannot be acquired by civilians. On two different occasions, in November 2014 and September 2015, Karani used his police identification to buy the weapons and falsely certified that the guns were for his own use as a police officer, prosecutors said.

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  17. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff Meet the other empty nesters, and they're missing the kids, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Boston.com

    In Sudbury, an older Labradoodle named Reuben has been dragging himself up three flights of stairs and plopping himself in front of Kerani Verma's room - vacant since she left for the University of Delaware - and just waiting. Gracie, a Newton goldendoodle, has put herself on a hunger strike since sisters Rachel and Emma Brown left for post-grad life and Tufts.

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  18. Endorsement: Katie Forde would bring new energy to Suffolk Registry of DeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    Katie Forde, candidate for Suffolk County Register of Deeds, at an event at Blackmore Bar and Kitchen in Charlestown on Aug. 28. For the second time, the West Roxbury resident is running hard for the obscure office, which manages land records in Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop. Forde almost won the Democratic primary in 2016, finishing second in a divided field against Steve Murphy.

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  19. Prosecutors want to throw book at gang member accused of dealing drugs in Boston housing developmentRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    A gang member with a long rap sheet who once threatened a court officer in West Roxbury should serve a lengthy prison term for selling drugs at a Jamaica Plain housing development, prosecutors said Thursday. In a legal document filed in US District Court in Boston, federal prosecutors described Joe "Profit" Simmons, 31, as an identified member of the Heath Street Gang with 19 convictions on his record stemming from six separate cases.

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  20. Federal judge rules Boston can deny request to fly Christian flag over City Hall PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Boston.com

    A federal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday that city officials were justified in denying a group's request to fly a Christian flag from a municipal flagpole in conjunction with events scheduled for September. In an 18-page ruling, US District Court Judge Denise J. Casper denied West Roxbury resident Harold Shurtleff's request for a preliminary injunction to force the city to allow Camp Constitution, which Shurtleff directs, to fly a Christian flag on a pole at City Hall Plaza during the camp's Constitution Day and Citizenship Day events.

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