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  1. Glendora Putnam, civil rights pioneer in Boston's legal community, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Ms. Putnam was the first African-American woman to serve as an assistant attorney general in Massachusetts, leading the civil rights division. Speaking nine years ago to her law school alma mater, Glendora Putnam was characteristically to the point as she described what prompted her to become an attorney.

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  2. Joan Vennochi: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh needs to oversee culture change at Boston LatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Boston.com

    To Larry DiCara, proud alum, and president of the class of 1967, that's what the oldest school in the nation - and the most competitive exam school in Boston - means to this city. If upward mobility lies at the heart of Boston Latin's mission, current student body demographics suggest some limitations on that promise.

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  3. 10 moments to remember from this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Boston.com

    Carla Forbes, Lauren Barber, Tiana Riel, Chi-Chi Aduba. The state always seems to have that one elite girl who jumps and sprints like no one else.

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  4. Brockton sweep ends in arrest or summonses of 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Boston.com

    State and Brockton police swept through the city on Wednesday and arrested or summonsed 10 people on a variety of offenses. "Operation Brockton Surge" involved motor vehicle stops, search warrants, and undercover operations around the city, the office of the Plymouth District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz said in a statement.

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  5. Demonstrators arrested in protest against pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Boston.com

    A number of protesters were arrested while rallying against the construction of a gas pipeline in West Roxbury on Thursday, police and demonstrators said. About 90 people went to the site on Grove Street Thursday morning, held signs, and chanted in opposition to the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline, which is being built by Spectra Energy.

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  6. Names Earlier release date set for Ben Affleck's - Live By Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Boston.com

    Looks like Ben Affleck 's film " Live By Night " will be released earlier than we expected: Variety reports that Warner Bros. has pushed the release date forward nine months to Jan. 13, 2017.

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  7. John Tlumacki/Globe staff Home of the WEEKMayor White's childhood home hits marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Boston.com

    There used to be a stained-glass window in the stairwell of this West Roxbury house, but an errant baseball fired by the late mayor Kevin White when he was about 10 put a crashing end to it. And now 78 years of ownership by White's family, which began in the mayor's childhood, is ending, and the home is on the market.

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  8. New England news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Boston.com

    A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a car in West Roxbury on Saturday morning, officials said. The pedestrian, a male whose identity has not yet been released, was struck at the intersection of Corey and Centre streets at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to Boston Police spokeswoman Rachel McGuire.

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  9. Pedestrian struck by car in West RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Boston.com

    The pedestrian, a male whose identity has not yet been released, was struck at the intersection of Corey and Centre streets at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to Boston Police spokeswoman Rachel McGuire. The incident did not appear to be a hit-and-run, McGuire said.

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  10. West Roxbury man killed in Randolph crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Boston.com

    State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Randolph on Tuesday that killed the driver, a 50-year-old West Roxbury man, officials said. The man was driving southbound on Route 28 when his vehicle went off the roadway, traveled onto the sidewalk and struck a bridge abutment, State Police said.

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  11. Probation officer indicted for sexual assault on womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Boston.com

    A Dorchester Municipal Court probation officer is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges that he raped a woman who was on probation in his courthouse office, Suffolk County prosecutors and Boston police said Tuesday. William Averill, 50, of West Roxbury, was indicted June 1 by a grand jury on three counts of rape, three counts of indecent assault and battery, and one count of assault with intent to rape, officials said in a news release.

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  12. A new workout where you drum your way to fitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Boston.com

    People like drumming because it's fun. They like drumming because it's therapeutic.

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  13. Spaulding Rehab Netwrk plans to close 2 nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Boston.com

    Spaulding Rehabilitation Network plans to close two nursing homes, in the North End and West Roxbury, over the next year and move their services to a new location in Brighton. Executives at Spaulding, which is owned by Partners HealthCare, the state's largest health system, said Wednesday the move will allow them to house seniors and treat patients in a more modern space and save at least $2 million a year in overhead costs.

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  14. Low-key race for Suffolk Register of Deeds just got testyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Boston.com

    It started when candidate Katherine Forde, a 33-year-old Roslindale resident, singled out former Boston city councilor Stephen J. Murphy in a crowded field, calling him a serial campaigner. "Voters are ready for an alternative to Steve Murphy,'' read the subject line on Forde's Monday e-mail to supporters.

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  15. What is it like to live in West Roxbury?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Boston.com

    Percentage of West Roxbury's 5,900 households that include married couples - the highest in Boston. At 63.7 percent, it also has the highest percentage of owner-occupied homes in the city.

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  16. Boston zoning board faulted on open meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Boston.com

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh has made opening up the Byzantine development process in Boston one of his top priorities. He has overhauled the powerful Boston Redevelopment Authority and pledged a more removed role himself than his famously hands-on predecessor.

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  17. On Memorial Day, Massachusetts honors its - fallen heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Boston.com

    From the rolling meadows of The Gardens Cemetary in West Roxbury to the iconic ballroom of Dorchester's Florian Hall, many throughout Boston and the Commonwealth gathered Monday to remember those killed in combat. On the 148th Memorial Day, Massachusetts politicians, veterans, and families of slain service men and women participated in annual commemorations, in spite of sporadic downpours.

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  18. Officials clear probation officer in connection with Auburn suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    A probation officer who is dating the brother of Jorge Zambrano, the suspected killer of Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr., had no role in any court cases involving Zambrano, a spokeswoman for the state court system said Friday. "There is no indication that Associate Probation Officer Ashley Losapio had any involvement in the case of Jorge Zambrano,'' Jennifer Donahue, the spokeswoman for the courts, wrote in an email.

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  19. Officer in scuffle investigated on 2 earlier allegations of excessive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    A video this week showed Officer Edward P. Barrett on top of a pedestrian with his knee on the man's back. The off-duty officer captured on video roughing up a pedestrian in the Back Bay on Tuesday has twice before been investigated on allegations that he used excessive force, according to Boston police department records.

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  20. Twin brother of Auburn suspect wanted on larceny chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    A warrant was issued Thursday for the twin brother of the Worcester man alleged to have killed Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Municipal Court Judge Ernest Sarason issued the warrant after Giancarlo Zambrano, 35, did not appear in West Roxbury Municipal Court for a pre-trial hearing. Zambrano is the brother of Jorge A. Zambrano, who is believed to have killed Tarentino during a traffic stop in Auburn early Sunday.

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