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  1. Council votes to ban parking-space saver appRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    The City Council today voted to ban a phone app that lets users notify other users of impending open parking spaces in Boston - and to back it up with fines of up to $250 per instance.

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  2. City council approves measure to bar police from holding people for...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    The City Council today approved a "trust act" under which Boston Police would be barred from holding people on "civil detainer" requests from ICE.

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  3. Citizen complaint of the day: Leather-lunged parker in the Leather DistrictRead the original story

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    This car doesn't have a resident sticker and is in a resident spot. I approached her bc I have a resident sticker and was waiting for a spot to open up.

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  4. Tempers flared at East Boston restaurant after World Cup soccer match, but not because of the outcomeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    The owner of a Colombian restaurant on Saratoga Street and police traded accusations of insolence at a hearing today on incidents during and following the Colombia/Brazil World Cup match on July 4. El Kiosko, 972 Saratoga St., was before the Boston Licensing Board to explain a patron brawl just outside its doors and how a customer came to be found ... (more)

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  5. With student landlord out of the way, City Council to cast eye on other large landlordsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    City Councilor Tito Jackson wants to take a look at the role large landlords are playing in forcing longtime residents out of the city.

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  6. Councilor: City needs to keep Airbnb and its ilk from turning residential areas into hotel zonesRead the original story

    Monday | Universal Hub

    The City Council on Wednesday considers a request to begin looking at possible regulations over online services that let people rent apartments, such as Airbnb - and even Craigslist.

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  7. Man released on federal gun sentence just two months ago charged as Chinatown mass shooterRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Universal Hub

    A Boston Municipal Court judge today set bail of $1 million - twice what prosecutors asked - for Kareem Smith, 29, who was arrested on charges he shot four people in a Chinatown parking lot early Sunday.

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  8. Police: Central Square brawl ends with stabbing, attempt to run down copRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Universal Hub

    Cambridge Police report two Boston men were arrested early this morning, one on charges he punctured a guy's back with the tip of a knife, the other for narrowly missing a cop with his car after the cop ordered him to stop.

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  9. Connecticut man urged to find own wheels - and caffeineRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a man up from the Nutmeg State twice in quick succession early Sunday - the first time for stealing a medallion cab, the second for getting into the front seat of a police cruiser for a little snooze.

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  10. City to pilot seven-day resident-only parking in South BostonRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Universal Hub

    The Globe reports on a plan to extend resident-only parking to weekends in part of the neighborhood in an attempt to deal with too many cars.

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  11. Court overturns downtown drug conviction overturned because cops...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Universal Hub

    The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a convicted drug dealer's second conviction on drug-distribution charges, ruling police only found the 12 packets of cocaine he had in a 2008 incident because of a search they should never have conducted.

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  12. Shots fired in East BostonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Universal Hub

    BPD records show police recovered ballistics around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday on Chelsea Street between Putnam and Prescott streets. 1 comment

  13. Roslindale to get Caribbean restaurantRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Universal Hub

    Chesterfield Coppin says his Oasis Cafe, 630 Hyde Park Ave., could open next week.

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  14. Fight in Andrew Square ends with three stabbedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Universal Hub

    Couple of dudes with knives got all Jim Croce on each other in Andrew Square around 9 p.m. yesterday and tried to slice each other up - with one of them stabbing a woman for good measure - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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  15. A more pedestrian-friendly North Washington Street bridge in the worksRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Universal Hub

    If they are saying $90 million, my guess is the real price is somewhere in the neighborhood of $300 million by the time it's done.

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  16. JP council votes to oppose 4-unit development on South StreetRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Universal Hub

    The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports a developer now has to decide whether to seek city approval of a plan to tear down a two-family house used as an office on South Street and replace it with four units after the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council's zoning committee narrowly voted to oppose the plan.

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  17. Bill would give Boston new liquor licenses, but it's not...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Universal Hub

    Although the measure seeks to improve the odds of small entrepreneurs in areas such as Dorchester, Roxbury and Hyde Park of getting one of the licenses, the proposed law would also let the Boston Licensing Board award licenses in areas such as the South Boston waterfront - where national chains have been busy snapping up liquor licenses from the ... (more)

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  18. Two kinds of city councilors: Those who use services like Uber and those who don'tRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Universal Hub

    Younger councilors who actually use the services agreed considering regulatory issues makes sense, but said they don't want to do anything that would squelch innovation in the city.

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  19. Torrid pace of luxury development leaves many neighborhoods largely untouchedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Universal Hub

    Construction cranes may be crowding some of Boston's neighborhoods, leaving areas such as Broadway, Downtown Crossing and Boylston Street in the Fenway looking like something out of a SimCity game on "puma" mode, but, in fact, Boston's surge of luxury housing is largely bypassing large swaths of the city.

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  20. East Boston triple decker catches on fireRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Universal Hub

    Firefighters rushed to 111 Maverick St., around 8:50 a.m. for a fire on the third floor.

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