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Boston Appeals Preliminary FEMA Flood Maps

The city of Boston yesterday filed an appeal with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency of the 2013 Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Boston.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Boston Herald

Teen charged with murder in weekend slaying of teacher

With a Hub teen arraigned today on murder and weapons charges in with the shooting death of an innocent school teacher at the Caribbean Carnival in Dorchester, police said they believe the killing may have been gang-related and they want the public's help to find other potential suspects.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Boston, MA, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Universal Hub

DA: Family learns not to bring rocks and bats to a gunfight

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that when a 21-year-old got kicked out of a party on Oak Tree Lane in Revere for brawling, he went and got his pa and a female relative and returned to apply some justice: The 21-year-old and 50-year-old men are believed to have struck the residence with rocks and baseball bats.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sampan

Chinatown celebrates August Moon Festival

The Wong Keung Lion Dance Troupe performed a dragon dance at the Chinatown August Moon Festival on Aug. 10. The day was sunny as attendees grabbed the plentiful freebies, explored vendors, ate delicious food and watched Chinese folk performances.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

MA--Massachusetts Primary Election Testing,ADVISORY, MA

NOT FOR BROADCAST OR PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: -The Massachusetts State Primary Election is on September 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Shrewsbury, MA, Wayland, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

SJC overturns murder count

Finding fault with jury instructions given by Geraldine Hines, who is now a justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, the SJC on Tuesday vacated a first degree murder conviction from a 2009 slaying, giving prosecutors the option to try the case again or allow a second degree murder conviction to stand.

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Related Topix: Dorchester, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Suffolk University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Boston.com

Mosquitoes With West Nile Found in East Boston

The Boston Public Health Commission announced today that four mosquito pools in East Boston have tested positive for the West Nile Virus .

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, West Nile Virus, Health, East-Boston, MA, Jamaica-Plain, MA, Roslindale, MA

Revere Journal

One Dead In Weekend Fire: Victim Was Revere Vietnam Veteran

A deadly fire over the weekend on Campbell Avenue claimed the life of a Revere resident and left 35 people homeless.

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Related Topix: Fire, Life, Veteran Affairs, Revere, MA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Forry, Tompkins urge voters to give Grossman - hard look'

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry with Steve Grossman and Sheriff Steven Tompkins on Monday in Mattapan Square.

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Related Topix: Mattapan, MA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

CBS Local

Investigators Release Surveillance Images Of Suspect In Esplanade Attack

Investigators have released images of a suspect in the indecent assault of a woman on the Charles River Esplanade early Friday morning.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Boston.com

Campaign signature-collector charged with forgery

A signature-gatherer paid by the Democratic challenger to US Representative Katherine Clark is facing 16 counts of forgery and filing false nomination papers after he falsified more than 100 signatures, including that of the Revere city clerk, Suffolk County prosecutors said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Revere, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 07, 2014

City of Boston

Boston Children's Festival Comes to Franklin Park August 19

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the free ParkARTS Boston Children's Festival on Tuesday, August 19, at Franklin Park in Dorchester from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a rain date on August 20. ParkARTS is made possible through the generosity of Holly and David Bruce.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Robots

CBS Local

Financial Assistance Coming To Help Fix Revere Tornado Damage

The federal Small Business Administration will soon make loans available to individuals, families and businesses impacted by the tornado in Revere and Suffolk County, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

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Related Topix: Revere, MA, Non-Profit

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Rep. Carvalho, barely settled, - hungry as I've ever been'

It has been a busy year for state Rep. Evandro Carvalho. Even though the Legislature is closed for formal business until January, he has no plans to slow down, and not just because he's up for re-election.

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Related Topix: Dorchester, MA, 9

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sen. Markey hosting event on drug abuse in state

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to hold a press conference with the heads of federal substance abuse agencies and local officials to discuss ways of addressing opioid addiction and prevent overdoses.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drugs

Boston Herald

Identifying remains in storage units massive `project'

This undated booking photo released by the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office shows Joseph O'Donnell, being held in Boston on larceny charges.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Opinion

WLNE-TV Providence

11 bodies identified in funeral director probe

Massachusetts officials have identified 11 of 12 human bodies found in a storage unit during an investigation of an unlicensed funeral director.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Boston.com

Boston city worker allegedly sold heroin out of truck

A Boston city worker accused of selling heroin out of his Public Works Department truck was ordered held on $15,000 cash bail in Dorchester Municipal Court today.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Mattapan, MA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: Witnesses to neglect

Police and prosecutors in Boston have spent the better part of the last week trying to explain why the 336 unsolved murders they are carrying on their books - more than 50 percent of the murders in Boston over a 10-year period - is not as awful as it sounds.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Universal Hub

Convicted rapist charged with plying teen with pot, alcohol in bid to have sex

A Malden man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today on a charge of child enticement for allegedly trying to get a Winthrop 15-year-old to have sex with him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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Related Topix: Winthrop, MA

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