Monthly Archives: July 2013

2nd police spying protest planned

July 31, 2013
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Civil liberties groups will hold this year’s second protest on Aug. 4 at Boston Police headquarters against a controversial anti-terrorism intelligence center that maintained files on local peace activists. The Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) has been criticized for overlooking the alleged Boston Marathon bombers while keeping files on legal activities of protesters, including...

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RCC to host mayoral forum on youth jobs

July 31, 2013
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A mayoral forum focused on career opportunities for young people who are no longer in school will be held tomorrow, Aug. 1, at Roxbury Community College. The “Future Leaders” forum will be moderated by journalist Byron Barnett of WHDH-TV 7News, and RCC President Valerie Roberson will give an introduction. It is not clear which...

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Southie murder suspect’s ID found in 2012 local attack; cops never arrested him

July 26, 2013
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The ID of a man suspected of committing a horrific murder earlier this week was found in the possession of a woman attacked on a Mission Hill street last year, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis announced today. But the suspect, Edwin Alemany, was never located or charged in the Mission Hill case, and police...

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Ed reform group to hold forum on BPS future; BPS not invited

July 24, 2013
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Stand for Children, a controversial nonprofit organization that lobbies for public education reform, is staging a series of forums about “the future of the Boston Public Schools,” including one at the Tobin Community Center on July 31. But BPS has not been invited to the forums, and a City agency has complained about the...

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Gun, phone stolen in home invasion

July 15, 2013
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Three men stole a handgun and a phone in a home invasion robbery on Fenwood Road Sunday night, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). The victim, an unidentified 29-year-old man living at 51 Fenwood Road, reported that he was robbed around 8:30 p.m. after incorrectly believing a man knocking on his door was...

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7 developers bid for Art Park site

July 12, 2013
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Seven developers have made bids on the request for proposals (RFP) for redeveloping the Art Park site, which is City-owned land between Parker and Terrace Streets. The RFP is a culmination of a more than a year-long process and calls for housing and a community garden to be built along Parker Street and housing,...

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Ross Runs

July 12, 2013
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Ross Runs

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Nichols aims to be Mission Hill’s advocate in council bid

July 12, 2013
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Nichols aims to be Mission Hill’s advocate in council bid

Michael Nichols is touting his experience working on Mission Hill issues as the Boston City Council’s research director as a big reason why he should replace outgoing Councilor Mike Ross in the local District 8 seat. Mission Hill is “a dynamic neighborhood that’s clearly a microcosm of the city,” Nichols said in an interview...

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Car-free event planned for Huntington

July 12, 2013
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An “Open Streets” event this Sunday will close part of Huntington Avenue to cars and make the street a “paved park” for walkers, bikers and others to enjoy. The July 14 event, running 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., is organized by a coalition called Circle the City, which held similar events last summer in...

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Los candidatos para concejal, alcalde

July 12, 2013
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El número de candidatos para Concejal Municipal y para alcalde ha bajado tras la certificación del departamento de elecciones en la ciudad. Según un documento oficial, después de revisar las firmas necesarias, hay cinco candidatos para concejal municipal del distrito 8, que incluye Mission Hill. Los candidatos para el distrito 8 necesitaban reunir 150...

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