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  1. Four now charged with robbery of man they allegedly shot in the back seat of his rental carRead the original story

    Monday | Universal Hub

    A Dorchester man arrested over the weekend and three other people now face murder charges for the death of Brousseau Normil, 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental car on Langdon Street in Roxbury last spring, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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  2. Backpacks, strollers will be allowed along Marathon route, but police ...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Universal Hub

    Boston officials today outlined some of their security measures for the April 21 Marathon that include road closings, more cameras and police and more cots and emergency personnel for the larger number of runners expected.

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  3. People's Pike supporters call for a bolder Mass Pike projectRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Universal Hub

    A diverse group of residents, commuters, transportation advocates, business owners, and elected officials packed a standing-room only Jackson Mann Community Center last night for the first MassDOT public meeting of the Mass Pike Interchange Improvement Project.

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  4. Smoked meats? Tasty Burger wants to open up in fume-filled Back Bay stationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Universal Hub

    Tasty Burger thinks there's a market for a burger bar that also serves up beer and wine in the diesel-filled confines of Back Bay station.

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  5. When Boston made tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Universal Hub

    Outer tracks. There was a third rail on the outer tracks at Park St between 1901 and 1908 to accommodate the Sullivan to Dudley elevated cars that temporarily passed through there prior to the construction of the Washington St Tunnel .

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  6. On loving BostonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Universal Hub

    Lorianne recounts a Saturday night in the Back Bay that included strolling around, paying homage at 298 Beacon and a concert by an Indian musician at Symphony Hall: "We are Boston," those gold and blue banners proclaimed, and on Sunday night, it felt like loving Boston was one and the same as loving the whole wide world.

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  7. Triple-decker flipping scheme earns lawyer nearly four years in federal prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Universal Hub

    Charles Sammon, 37, of West Pittston, PA., was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison yesterday for a scheme in which he collected fees at closings for triple-decker units in Dorchester, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain involving buyers who then promptly defaulted, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports .

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  8. A WiFi network only a Bostonian could love: City rebrands public WiFi effort as Wicked FreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Universal Hub

    The mayor's office today announced a renamed and expanded wireless network which is aimed at providing free Internet access to residents and which could eventually wirelessly cover the city's 20 "Main Street" neighborhood commercial areas.

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  9. She couldn't stay inside a moment longerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Universal Hub

    In early spring, of course, the Boston area becomes a land of contrast, where you'll see people in shorts and flip flops walking past people still prepared for a sudden polar vortex.

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  10. From drug deals on Washington Street to drinking in the Arboretum:...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Universal Hub

    Some 50 residents from across Roslindale met last night with local police and elected officials to figure out how to keep Roslindale's crime rate low.

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  11. Police: Fields Corner good Samaritan pursued teen muggers until they shot at himRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting two teens around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on charges they robbed two women on Dorchester Avenue and shot at a man who tried chasing them afterwards.

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  12. Boston Strong is a thing and it's why the Marathon bombings weren't worseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Universal Hub

    A report by researchers at the Harvard Kennedy and Law schools analyzes the way Boston-area emergency officials reacted after the bombs went off on Boylston Street and concludes that while decades of training and coordination by local police agencies in dealing with large events with the Marathon, coupled with some luck, minimized the death toll ... (more)

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  13. Person hit and killed by garbage truck in Sullivan Square; truck leaves sceneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Universal Hub

    A bicyclist was pronounced dead around 1:40 p.m. after being struck by a large white rear-loading garbage truck at Cambridge and Spice streets.

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  14. Have you been reading about those private SF shuttles and sighing in envy?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Universal Hub

    Ed. note: I'm still not 100% convinced this is not a left-over April Fool's joke.

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  15. Red Line train bit the dust, riders sighed and cussedRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Universal Hub

    An outbound train breathed its last at Harvard Square around 7 a.m., causing non-expired trains to back up all the way down the line to Quincy.

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  16. How to extend the Blue Line to Charles/MGH: Do it above groundRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Universal Hub

    Ari floats the idea of a short elevated atop Cambridge Street to complete the fabled Red/Blue connector - an idea currently gathering dust on some state shelf due to its cost.

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  17. Boston's most arcane insurerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Universal Hub

    Boston is home to several insurers, but they all have pretty boring names - except for the Supreme Council of the Royal Arcanum on Batterymarch Street downtown.

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  18. Councilor: Forget quarters - it's time for parking-meter smartphone appsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Universal Hub

    Councilor Tito Jackson says the city could boost revenue and free up downtown parking spaces by rolling out meters that accept payments via smartphones.

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  19. Councilors: Making BPS middle-school students take the T could put...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Universal Hub

    The City Council voted today to urge the School Committee to hold off action on a proposal to eliminate school buses for 4,500 middle-school students until it can undergo more study.

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  20. Fire in Mattapan triple decker goes to two alarmsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Universal Hub

    Boston firefighters are at 44 Deering Rd. , where a fire broke out on the second floor shortly after 9 p.m. and then spread to the third floor.

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