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  1. Pedestrian fatally struck on Blue Hill Avenue; driver speeds awayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report a man, believed to be in his 50s, was hit at American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue by a car whose driver just kept right on going, around 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday. If you know anything, call detectives at 617-343-4470 or contact the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME .

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  2. Owner of JP triple decker gets citations for fatal porch collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Universal Hub

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  3. Don't even think of trying to save a parking space in the South EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    The South End Forum says effective immediately, there's no more cluttering up neighborhood streets with chairs, lamps and just general crap to save parking spaces: A pilot ban on post-snow space saving in the South End has gone permanent. And instant: Roving members of the neighborhood's many civic groups will be going around collecting any space savers they see.

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  4. Political rancor ratchets up at South End barRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    Sgt. Luke Taxter at D-4 reports an open and frank exchange of ideas at the bar at Gaslight, 560 Harrison Ave. last night ended with an open and frank exchange of fist: A political discussion at the bar resulted in the A&B of one patron by another. Victim's glasses the only injury.

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  5. Citizen complaint of the day: The non-ADA compliant Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    Neponset Circle is hostile enough to pedestrians without putting trees in the middle of crosswalks. How is this ADA compliant? Can't the tree go on the other side of the clock where it won't block the handicap ramps? This object is blocking the top of the ramp and blocking access, right? It's kind of funny, unless you're in a wheelchair and you get thwarted by a cheery Christmas tree and then probably it's infuriating.

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  6. Ferguson protesters spend night trying to block a highway; police spend night trying to stop themRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    A Ferguson protest in Dudley Square turned into a march of people that kept getting thwarted by Boston and State Police to shut one of the highways running through Boston. The action started at the Southeast Expressway southbound at the Mass.

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  7. Allston residents worry about impact of 10 years of Harvard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    Looks like it's time for a satellite parking area with shuttle service! Harvard must have a few old buses kicking around. numerous members of the community: "there's a huge problem here."

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  8. Jamaica Plain porch collapse injures two, one seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    Around 10:40 a.m. at 89 Forest Hills St. Two workers were building a third-floor rear porch when it collapsed onto the second-floor porch. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  9. MSPCA dog park gets too popular; group cuts hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Universal Hub

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  10. Man charged with knifepoint sexual attack in East Boston; might also...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting Eduardo Selvan Hernandez-Ortiz, 20, of East Boston, after a woman was attacked early Saturday just as she was about to enter her Eagle Hill home. She was walking home from work and had just arrived at her home when a male suspect approached her from behind, pushed her into her front hallway, showed a knife and demanded money.

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  11. Citizen complaint of the day: Tortured Jamaicaway artist just isn't very goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Universal Hub

    You can't be a tortured artist if you don't have talent. This person is tagging the whole neighborhood and it's really becoming a problem.

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  12. Bike lanes come to Cambridge Street in AllstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Universal Hub

    Paint crews were on Cambridge Street in Allston this morning creating bike lanes on one of the Boston region's most dangerous streets.

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  13. Area activists organize against OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Universal Hub

    The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports on an organizing meeting on Nov. 24 at the First Baptist Church in JP to plan ways to fight efforts to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston. Frederick Law Olmsted did not create the crown jewel of the Emerald Necklace so billionaires could mow it down for profit.

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  14. Citizen complaint of the day: Thanksgiving comes firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Universal Hub

    A concerned citizen wants the city to do something about residents who put up their Christmas decoration too early, such as on West Newton Street in the South End. Enormous Christmas decorations illuminating the street.

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  15. Police: When passengers on the 1 bus told the man to stop beating off, he threatened to beat themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Universal Hub

    Transit Police report having to get a masturbating man off a 1 bus yesterday afternoon after he refused requests from other passengers to knock it off. According to police, officers arrived at the stopped but as Tremont Street and Mass.

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  16. Oh, sure, like you've never thought about doing thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Universal Hub

    I do not understand why the Captain would Tweet the address of the vandalizm VICTIM as opposed to the address of the perpetrator. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  17. Police confirm muggers tied doctor to a tree and demanded his laptop passwordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Universal Hub

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  18. Two leaders of defunct South Boston Teamsters local guilty of shaking ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Universal Hub

    A federal jury yesterday convicted John Perry, 62, of Woburn and Joseph "Jo Jo" Burhoe, 46, of Braintree, on a variety of racketeering charges related to the use of extortion and actual and threatened physical violence to get jobs for family members and friends out of local companies and to maintain control of their now defunct Local 82, the US Attorney's office reports . However, the jury also acquitted Thomas Flaherty, 50, of Braintree, of all charges.

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  19. Bathroom short circuit sparks Dorchester fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that broke out shortly before 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday went to two alarms and caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. No residents of the single-family home at 22 Lyndhurst St. were injured.

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  20. Dot 2 Dot Cafe wins full liquor licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Universal Hub

    The Dorchester Avenue cafe that inspired the effort to get more liquor licenses for Boston today won approval to offer alcoholic drinks with its meals. Dot 2 Dot Cafe co-owner Karen Henry-Garrett has said the liquor license would mean she could start serving dinner regularly at the 1739 Dorchester Ave. restaurant.

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