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  1. What Boston teachers want for their classrooms: From augmentive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Universal Hub

    DonorsChoose.org is a Web site that lets teachers seek donations for classroom or project supplies. The site made news last week when Stephen Colbert announced he would help fund all 1,000 requests from his native South Carolina - about $800,000 in all.

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  2. Arborway motorists getting plenty of time to appreciate how smooth the new road isRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Universal Hub

    Mark shows us the backed up new roadway alongside the old Casey Overpass this morning on the first workday that the overpass is shut towards Jamaica Pond. The other side of the overpass is scheduled to be shut forever next weekend, so contractors can spend the next seven or eight months tearing the whole thing down to make way for a new set of surface roads.

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  3. Feds: Man charged with pimping teen continued to try to run business from behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Universal Hub

    Three men are charged with bringing Maine women - and one teenager - to the Boston area to serve as prostitutes, the US Attorney's office charges . One of the three, Tyrell Gorham, allegedly kept trying to run his prostitution business - and to threaten witnesses - even after state authorities locked him up in the Nashua Street jail, the FBI says.

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  4. Councilor puts his money where his skin isRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Universal Hub

    Someone uses the sunscreen in a park and they allergic to something in it and have a really bad reaction then sue the city. Being organic while not fool proof greatly reduces that risk.

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  5. DA: Minister arranged to have teen beaten before he tried killing him for not selling enough potRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Universal Hub

    Shaun Harrison, 55, a minister and counselor in Boston schools, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 today at his arraignment on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, unlawful possession of a shotgun, unlawful possession of a rifle and possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Should Harrison make bail, he will have to wear a GPS device and stay away from his victim and any witnesses, the DA's office says.

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  6. May Day march in ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Universal Hub

    I was standing right in Bellingham Square when I took these, they had already marched from East Boston down Meridian St over the bridge and into Chelsea to city hall, then looped around. They continued to march down Broadway and probably to Everett Ave and into Everett.

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  7. Councilors willing to sue to keep high-pressure natural-gas facility...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Universal Hub

    The City Council today unanimously called on the Boston Public Health Commission to study the possible ramifications of a proposed gas pipeline down Grove Street in West Roxbury and a proposed "metering and regulating station" for the pipeline right across the street from the West Roxbury Crushed Stone quarry, which still uses dynamite to dislodge the boulders it crushes. The motion passed by the council also urges city departments to withhold any required local permits - for example, for opening up Grove Street to install the trench the pipe will sit in - until the study is done.

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  8. Sun lotion notion gets devotion, motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Universal Hub

    The City Council today took the first step towards installing sunscreen dispensers in city parks: Approving a motion for a hearing on the idea. City Councilor Matt O'Malley , who proposed the dispensers , said it could be done at no cost to taxpayers if the the city partners with a sunscreen company or local health-care institution to fund the $100 to $200 cost of the dispensers.

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  9. Downtown housing proposed for people who don't work in finance and aren't Saudi princelingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Universal Hub

    I read the article and I think it's a good start. It will have a mix of apartment sizes, including 1-bedrooms, 2-bedrooms and also 3-bedrooms for families.

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  10. Councilor proposes sunscreen dispensers in city parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Universal Hub

    City Councilor Matt O'Malley says making sunscreen dispensers outdoors as ubiquitous as hand-sanitizer stations in city buildings would let residents and visitors enjoy this most walkable of cities with less fear of sun-caused skin cancer. In a motion that goes before the council on Wednesday, O'Malley calls for a hearing to consider how to equip Boston parks with free sunscreen dispensers so that people can liberally coat themselves with the lotion.

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

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  13. Dorchester man charged as hitman for multi-state prostitution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  14. Parakeet flies the coop in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | 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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  15. BRA gives nod to two new residential buildings in East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Citizen complaint of the day: Enough with the damn arrows on street signs alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  17. Another sure sign of spring: Our first major brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  18. Cars damaged when fire erupts in East Boston auto-repair shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  19. Wage protesters march through Back Bay, downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  20. FAA a no-show at city hearing on jet noise in the southern part of BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | 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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