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  1. More parks along the VFW Parkway? Road could get special commission to look at improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Universal Hub

    Legislators from Boston and Dedham are proposing a VFW Master Plan Commission to look at ways to improve the VFW Parkway from Centre Street in West Roxbury to the Dedham line and Providence Highway in Dedham between the Boston line and the Washington Street rotary. State Sen. Mike Rush and state Reps.

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  2. Will meeting on kosher hotel in West Roxbury get a minyan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Universal Hub

    The BRA holds a public meeting Thursday on a developer's plans to build a kosher hotel and restaurant on the VFW Parkway at the Dedham line. This would be West Roxbury's first hotel catering to observant Jewish guests - its developer hopes to make it the first in a national chain of such hotels.

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  3. Dorchester man charged as hitman for multi-state prostitution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Universal Hub

    Jaquan Casanova, 24, of Dorchester, was indicted on federal charges last week that he pulled the trigger on a leader of a prostitution ring suspected of talking to the feds. Another alleged ringleader.

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  4. Parakeet flies the coop in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Universal Hub

    Tillie Jupiter reports he proved a friendly guy, so they were able to capture him and take him inside while they called Boston animal control - which now has him at its Roslindale shelter. If you're missing a parakeet, with a tag of HC355, now you know where to get him.

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  5. BRA gives nod to two new residential buildings in East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Universal Hub

    The BRA board yesterday approved two new residential buildings in East Boston, and changes to a waterfront tower already under way. The board approved a converting and expanding 151 Liverpool St from its current use as commercial space into 24 residential units, 4 of them affordable.

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  6. Citizen complaint of the day: Enough with the damn arrows on street signs alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Universal Hub

    A disgusted citizen complains about the arrows on many Boston street signs, in this case on Centre Street in West Roxbury: These overhead signs are useless. The text is so narrow that you can't read any of it.

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  7. Another sure sign of spring: Our first major brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Universal Hub

    Boston firefighters are in Stony Brook Reservation on the West Roxbury end battling a three-alarm brush fire. Jan watched the rising smoke from the Hancock building in the Back Bay.

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  8. Cars damaged when fire erupts in East Boston auto-repair shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 3:05 a.m. to 151 Liverpool St. for a fire on the first floor of a three-story commecial building. The fire went to two alarms before it was knocked down.

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  9. Wage protesters march through Back Bay, downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Universal Hub

    Protesters marching in support of a $15 minimum wage in Massachusetts are marching down Boylston Street and in the Chinatown area this rush hour. then we won't have to wait as long to see the inevitable: lots of businesses fail and jobs vanish .

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  10. FAA a no-show at city hearing on jet noise in the southern part of BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Universal Hub

    A City Council hearing today on resident complaints about low-flying jets from Roxbury to Hyde Park and Milton was sort of moot, because the Massport officials who did attend stressed they have nothing to do with deciding which planes fly where or how. At-large City Councilor Steve Murphy, who lives on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park had a simple answer: "From this point forward think of us as plaintiffs," he told the Massport officials.

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  11. Expanding Chinese restaurant in Roslindale wins beer and wine licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board last week granted Seven Star Street Bistro on Belgrade Avenue permission to buy the beer, wine and liqueurs license from Estragon on Harrison Avenue in the South End. At the same time, the board awarded Estragon a full-alcohol license under a state law granting Boston extra licenses for certain traditionally under-licensed neighborhoods and city "Main Street" business districts.

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  12. Roslindale Chinese restaurant could get beer and wine license - if...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Universal Hub

    Seven Star Street Bistro on Belgrade Avenue leans tomorrow whether it can buy a beer-and-wine license from Estragon on Harrison Avenue. The deal is contingent on Estragon replacing the license with one of the new all-alcohol licenses approved by the state legislature to spur restaurant development in neighborhoods that have been losing liquor licenses to downtown and the waterfront.

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  13. Police hunt man for sexual assault on girl at East Boston supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report they are looking for this guy in connection with an incident around 8:05 p.m. on Wednesday at the Shaw's on Border Street, involving a girl under 14: According to the victim, the suspect approached her and touched her indecently. The suspect was then chased out of the store and was last seen running along Lexington Street.

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  14. Boston police officer suspended without pay after indictment on charges he beat an Uber driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Universal Hub

    A Suffolk County grand jury today indicted Michael Doherty, 41, of South Boston on assault-and-battery and civil-rights charges for an incident in January in which he allegedly used a racial epithet while attacking an Uber driver he claimed had brought him to the wrong address. This should send a strong message that this type of behavior will not be tolerated or ignored.

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  15. So, nu: West Roxbury could get kosher hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Universal Hub

    The BRA will consider a developer's plans to build a four-story, 69-room hotel aimed at observant Jews on VFW Parkway near the Dedham line King David Hotels Corp. is proposing a four-story, 69-room hotel at 1625 VFW Parkway - where an old McDonald's burned down in 2013 . The company's plans include a kosher restaurant, a synagogue and a health club featuring his and hers mikvahs for ritual baths.

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  16. Council urges ban on city-worker travel to IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Universal Hub

    The City Council voted 12-0 for a resolution by Councilor Tito Jackson to block city workers from traveling to Indiana on official business due to its new law allowing companies to discriminate against lesbians and gays. The council passed a similar resolution related to Arkansas - even as that state's governor was vetoing a similar law.

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  17. Two-alarm fire in East Boston injures one firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in a single-family home at 174 Leyden St., reported around 7:15 p.m. sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury, displaced three people and did an estimated $150,000 in damage. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  18. Councilor: Maybe the city should sell official space saversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Universal Hub

    City Councilor Tim McCarthy says it might be time for the city to make its peace with space savers - and make some money by selling official City of Boston space savers. At a hearing on snow removal today, McCarthy said the idea, proposed by a constituent, has grown on him.

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  19. You know what this state is really missing? Right: An official seasoning - and an official amphibianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Universal Hub

    Legislators could have their hands full this year considering eight bills designating new official Things of the Commonwealth. And, yes, Modern Lovers fans - one of those is a measure designating "Roadrunner" the official Rock Song of the Commonwealth -- you can't keep a good Modern Lover down.

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  20. Police use beanbag gun to subdue woman who'd just stabbed a four-year-old in East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report a woman who'd gotten into an argument with the boy's father grabbed his four-year-old son and stabbed him shortly before 6:50 p.m. yesterday at 106 Paris St. WCVB reports she slashed the boy's neck. Police say people who witnessed the attack managed to grab the boy away from her and his father rushed him to the East Boston Health Center on Gove St. She then locked herself in a bedroom before officers arrived, police say: She refused to unlock the door after numerous verbal commands from the officers.

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