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  1. Man charged with clambering up inside a Zakim tower and stealing an...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Universal Hub

    A homeless man who figured out how to enter one of the Zakim Bridge's towers climbed to the top and stole a 60-lb. airplane warning light last month - the second one he's stolen - State Police charge.

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  2. Olympics-friendly council president sets up Olympics committee,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    City Council President Bill Linehan said today he'll chair a special committee to look at how Boston can host the 2024 Summer Olympics. To join him, Linehan chose councilors Mark Ciommo , Frank Baker , Tito Jackson , Tim McCarthy , Michelle Wu , and Matt O'Malley .

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  3. Before CharlieCardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Universal Hub

    The signage is right, anyway. Pointing to the left for subway would get you onto the inbound platform, if entering from Peabody Square, and pointing to the right would get you to the busway/streetcar/trolley berths on the other side of the station near Dorchester Avenue.

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  4. East Boston teen charged as gun-toting drug dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old Friday evening after they say officers watched him in two alleged drug transactions on Lamson Street, Jeffries Point. Police say the teen, too young to have his name released, was charged with distribution of heroin, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm.

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  5. Police: Raids, arrests in Dorchester, Mattapan bust up citywide drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report raids Friday morning at 91 Esmond St. in Dorchester and 108 Greenfield Rd. in Mattapan resulted in six arrests and the seizure of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, Percocet pills, steroids, two loaded guns and ammunition. Police say the raids came after a two-month investigation that involved both citywide detectives and detectives from West Roxbury and South Boston.

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  6. West End man who boldly went where no man had gone before, dies, 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Universal Hub

    He was a gem - and a true son of the West End. He never forgot where he came from.

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  7. BRA approves 31-story tower to replace old Fenway sub shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Universal Hub

    The BRA board yesterday approved a revised plan to build a tower of both condos and apartments at the intersection of Boylston Street and Brookline Avenue, replacing an old D'Angelo sub shop. Samuels and Associates says its Point project will include a mix of condos and apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedroom units and with two floors of retail space.

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  8. BRA approves new residential building near Ashmont stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Universal Hub

    The BRA board of directors today approved a six-story esidential building with 81 units on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Carruth and the Ashmont T station. The building, which will also have ground-level retail space, will have 53 units marketed as affordable on what is now the home of Ashmont Tire, under plans by developer Trinity Financial.

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  9. Second man charged with broad-daylight Jamaica Plain murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man on charges he helped kill Kenny Lamour as Lamour worked on a snow-removal crew on Centre Street near the Arborway on Feb. 11. Donte Henley, 24, is expected to be arraigned tomorrow on a charge of murder in West Roxbury Municipal Court, according to police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Police had initially stopped two men after Lamour's fatal shooting, but initially charged only Josiah Zachery, whom they say fired on pursuing officers as he tried to escape .

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  10. It's amazing what some snow removal can do to the morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Universal Hub

    Tons of snow hauled away on Gallivan and Morton last night. Huge improvement on roads! Commute yesterday Dot to JP 1.75 hrs, today 28 min.

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  11. Cambridge teen charged with stabbing Boston man near Lechmere stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Universal Hub

    Cambridge Police say a local 17-year-old walked up to a man waiting for a bus on Cambridge Street around 9:30 p.m. yesterday, then stabbed him and ran towards the Lechmere T station. The victim sustained two stab wounds to his lower back and buttocks area.

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  12. Convicted rapist wearing an ankle bracelet charged with three armed robberies on Mission Hill streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report a man was arrested Monday for three armed robberies on Calumet Street - based in part on the GPS device he was wearing as a condition of his probation on a South End rape and armed robbery conviction in 2007. According to police, Abram Acevedo, 33, of Boston, approached a man walking down Calumet around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, told him he had a gun and demanded money.

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  13. Councilors: Boston needs beefier snow-removal equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Universal Hub

    City Councilors Tim McCarthy and Mark Ciommo say the past month suggests the city needs better equipment for clearing city streets in the winter. The two say that despite valiant efforts of city DPW workers, all the snow led to "gridlock and dangerous conditions" across the city and that residents continue to struggle just to get up and down their own streets.

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  14. Councilors propose city alcohol tax to fund substance-abuse programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Universal Hub

    City councilors Bill Linehan and Frank Baker will try for legislative approval to let Boston charge up to a 2% tax on sales of alcohol in local liquor stores and restaurants as a way to curb substance abuse in the city. The two will ask the council tomorrow to start the ball rolling on their proposal, which they say would not only help alcoholics and addicts but the city as a whole by reducing the amount of crime related to substance abuse.

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  15. Police: JP residents followed armed robbers until one of them opened fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting one of two men they say entered a Hyde Park Avenue residence shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday, forced the residents to the floor and then stole watches, phones and several hundred dollars in cash before running out. Police say the residents got up and ran out of their 280 Hyde Park Ave. home and "gave chase until they were fired upon by the suspects."

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  16. Governor creates commission to figure out what to do about the TRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Universal Hub

    It's supposed to file a report by the end of March on how to get us "the 21st-century transportation that we all deserve," Baker said at a press conference. "We cannot continue to do the same thing and expect a different result."

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  17. Dorchester man proves importance of shoveling out hydrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Universal Hub

    Boston firefighters were able to quickly battle a fire on Abbot Street yesterday thanks to a local resident who had shoveled out the hydrant across the street after the latest snow. The building was quickly evacuated; the fire put out, and - most importantly - there were no reports of any serious injury among the 17 residents displaced by the fire.

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  18. A senseless waste of cosmetics as veneer of civilization erodes in BrightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Universal Hub

    Basically I came home last night to Brighton and a car had taken the spot that I had shoveled out and put a space saver in. This was understandable as I got home at 10PM.

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  19. Boston's next school superintendent won't be from Boston; Pedro Martinez in the runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Universal Hub

    A superintendent search committee today recommended four candidates to the School Committee and Mayor Walsh; none from either Boston or Massachusetts: Dana Bedden , currently superintendent in Richmond, VA; Tommy Chang , currently instructional superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District's Intensive Support & Innovation Center; Guadalupe Guerrero , deputy superintendent of instruction, innovation and social justice for the San Francisco Unified School District; and Pedro Martinez , superintendent in residence for the Nevada Department of Education and former superintendent of the Washoe County School District.

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  20. Violent gang leaders in Dorchester, Roxbury, to go away for at least 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Universal Hub

    The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years. Jonathan DaSilva and Alexis Hidalgo were among 29 people arrested in 2013 in a crackdown by federal officials and Boston Police amid rising complaints about violence in the Bowdoin/Geneva and Uphams Corner neighborhoods.

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