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  1. Wild weather: Beached boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Trees weren't the only things the nor'easter winds were pushing around overnight. Josh Ormsby reports on his commute along Quincy Shore Drive this morning: On my way to work I came upon this sad sight.

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  2. Windmill no more? Council approves Charles Yancey's proposed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    The City Council today approved a proposal to spend $120 million to build a new high school in Mattapan, for which Councilor Charles Yancey has been fighting for close to two decades. The proposed borrowing for the work will require a second council vote in two weeks and approval by Mayor Walsh.

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  3. Councilors demand to know: Why was BPL president getting bonuses when ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Universal Hub

    The City Council today approved a hearing on BPL finances to rein in what at-large City Councilor Steve Murphy called an apparent "shadow government" overseeing Boston libraries Murphy and Councilor Bill Linehan requested the hearing after Murphy read that BPL President Amy Ryan was routinely getting $20,000 bonuses atop her six-figure salary - even back in 2010, when Mayor Menino proposed shutting several branch libraries and BPL workers agreed to give up raises to help balance library books. Murphy said the council, which must approve city spending, never approved bonuses and rejected arguments by library officials that Ryan deserved them.

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  4. Downtown restaurant to celebrate sectarian violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board this week hears a request from restaurateur Brian O'Donnell to rename Jason Santos's old Blue, Inc. at 131 Broad St. to Broad Street Riot. The name harkens back to the Broad Street Riot of 1837 , when drunken Protestant firefighters got into it with Irish Catholic men about to form a funeral procession, sparking a riot that left nearby businesses and homes in ruins.

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  5. Boston forest gets its own appRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Universal Hub

    The Harvard Gazette reports on a new smartphone app to guide people around Bussey Brook Meadow, a 24-acre parcel across from the main portion of the Arnold Arboretum , between the small side streets off Washington Street and South Street on the Roslindale/Jamaica Plain line.

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  6. Citizen complaint of the day: South Boston's latest addicts making East Broadway unsafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Universal Hub

    The complainer has a good sense of humor. haha I live in South Boston and this complaint is accurate.

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  7. Developer talks up new plan for old West Roxbury inhaler factory: Fewer apartments, more parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Universal Hub

    Charles River Realty's Michael Argiros is making the rounds of West Roxbury civic groups with his latest proposal for the decrepit old Armstrong Pharmaceuticals plant on Lagrange Street: Replace it with a complex of 48 apartments and 75 parking spaces. Argiros's original plan - 62 apartments with 52 parking spaces - brought howls of protest from neighbors at an April meeting.

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  8. Herald oped editor explains, apologizes for that cartooonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Universal Hub

    What a horrible, disparaging, disenfranchising thing to say. Black people have now lost the vote and have to use separate toilets again all because of that cartoon.

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  9. Dorchester restaurant that spurred councilor to seek more liquor licenses seeks liquor licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant a full liquor license to Dot 2 Dot Cafe , a Dorchester Avenue restaurant that doubles as a meeting space for local residents and organizations, and which is the place City Councilor Ayanna Pressley says she had in mind when she led a successful effort to gain more liquor licenses for the city's outer neighborhoods.

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  10. Such a bucolic river sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Universal Hub

    To me this doesn't even look like Boston. I believe the archives if they say it is, but I can't find one thing that I'm sure is in the city.

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  11. Massport plans big-ass garage for all the cars coming to the new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Universal Hub

    The Herald reports that Massport is getting ready to build a 1,700-space garage to replace all the parking lots that have been torn up for all the development that is generating all the traffic. that is increasingly clogging the streets of the Innovation District.

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  12. Restaurants in Hyde Park, Roslindale and Dorchester should learn in a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Universal Hub

    Paperwork issues and questions about a new state law that granted Boston 25 new liquor licenses this year have held up decisions on requests from five restaurants seeking some of the new licenses, along with a member who missed one set of hearings. However, board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer said she expects the board to resolve the issues and vote on the applications within a couple weeks.

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  13. Recognize him?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Universal Hub

    The picture looks WWII vintage. You must remember, going into the Marines in South Boston was a right of passage, since it used to be jokingly considered the military wing of the American Catholic Church.

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  14. City partners with world's largest producer of fizzy sugar water on new fitness programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Universal Hub

    Boston will use a three-year grant from Coca-Cola to hire veterans to lead fitness programs in city parks and recreation centers. As part of the Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness program, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will offer free workshops and classes instructed by military veterans at parks and community centers citywide.

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  15. City vows to replace bridge to Long Island, but work could take five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Universal Hub

    The mayor's office says it remains committed to rebuilding the Long Island bridge that was shut last night, but that even under the best circumstances, design, environmental analysis and actual construction could take five years and cost $80 million. Even before the bridge was shut as unsafe, the city had been preparing bid documents for $9 million in design work, half of which would be paid for by the state.

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  16. Councilors back idea of $120-million high school for MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Universal Hub

    Several city councilors said today they strongly back Councilor Charles Yancey's longstanding proposal to put a high school on a 20-acre parcel on the grounds of the former Boston State Hospital. However, Council President Bill Linehan deferred any vote on the idea after several councilors also said that while they don't oppose the idea, they need more information on it.

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  17. Liquor-store owner, detectives clash over Carribean Festival citationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Universal Hub

    Ramon Genao does not dispute that two guys walked out of his Hollywood Liquors II at 489 Blue Hill Ave. with alcoholic beverages - one a Bud Lime-a-rita - during the Caribbean parade on Aug. 23, or that they popped the tops and began drinking right outside his store. But at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, Genao protested what he called a no-win situation: Had he or his security guard noticed the drinkers immediately and called for police help - since drinking in public is illegal - he would have gotten a citation and be forced to appear before the licensing board.

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  18. Best place to buy seafood for a cookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Universal Hub

    Dry Dock Cafe has the best seafood I've eaten in Boston. Their supplier is in the same building.

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  19. Cops wade into one of those large groups of kids on bikes, make arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report officers arrested three teens and seizing several bicycles Sunday afternoon after watching "approximately 75 young males on bicycles, cutting in and out of traffic creating a hazardous environment for pedestrians and motor vehicles operating in the area" of Boylston and Clarendon streets in the Back Bay. The three were charged with disturbing the police, police say, adding one was also charged with illegal possession of a dangerous weapon - brass knuckles.

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  20. Two arrested for tying man up in Franklin Park robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting two of three males they say tied up a man walking his dog through Franklin Park near the golf course Saturday afternoon. Jamaica Plain News reports police are looking at connections between the alleged muggers and people sought for similar robberies on the path around Jamaica Pond the week before.

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