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  1. Boston UncommonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Saveur.com

    Snow is falling. Communal tables are being set. A Pixies song plays as a rush of seafood purveyors carry in the day's delivery of bluefish, swordfish, and clams.

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  2. Troubled Chinatown bus service to resume trips to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | New York Post

    The dirt-cheap but dangerous Chinatown bus service to Boston that was shut down by the feds is set to come back early next year. The lawyer for troubled bus line Fung Wah, Alex Linzer, said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration had restored its operating authority.

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  3. Remember when everybody was Fung Wah riding?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Universal Hub

    Everybody was Fung Wah Riding Those buses were fast as lightning In fact, they were a little bit frightening But they drove with expert timing There was funky China bus from funky Chinatown They were revving them up They were revving them down It's an ancient Chinese cart With ancient Chinese parts With a clutch about to slip And no modern micro chip Everybody was Fung Wah riding Those buses were fast as lightning In fact it was a little bit fright'ning But they drove with expert timing Help keep Universal Hub going. If you like what we're up to and want to help out, please consider a donation.

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  4. Feds Give Fung Wah Buses Green Light to Resume OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | DNAinfo.com

    Chinatown bus operator Fung Wah is eyeing a return to New York early next year, after the federal government gave it the green light to get back on the road earlier this month. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration "permitted limited operations to prove they can safely transport passengers and protect the motoring public" on Dec. 11 after Fung Wah put new operation safeguards in place and passed multiple inspections, according to a statement by the agency.

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  5. Fung Wah, the Iconic Chinatown Bus Company Closed By the Feds Last Year, Is Set to ReopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Fung Wah, the iconic Chinatown bus company that became famous for charging just $10 to travel between Boston and New York City, will reopen early next year. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has restored the company's operating authority, and getting its Boston to New York bus service up and running again is just a matter of logistics, says Alexander Linzer, the company's attorney.

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  6. Tufts, BMC discussing a mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Lowell Sun

    BMC, in the city's South End, has 482 beds and runs the region's busiest trauma and emergency center. Tufts is a 415-bed hospital in the Chinatown neighborhood and operates the Floating Hospital for Children.

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  7. Boston Medical, Tufts Discussing Possible Hospital MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CBS Local

    ... End, has 482 beds and runs the region's busiest trauma and emergency center. Tufts is a 415-bed hospital in the Chinatown neighborhood and operates the Floating Hospital for children. The last major mergers involving Boston hospitals were in the ...

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  8. Tufts and BMC discuss possible hospital mergerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | CBS 3 Springfield

    BMC, located in the city's South End, has 482 beds and runs the region's busiest trauma and emergency center. Tufts is a 415-bed hospital in the Chinatown neighborhood and operates the Floating Hospital for children.

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  9. Tufts, BMC discuss possible mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    BMC, located in the city's South End, has 482 beds and runs the region's busiest trauma and emergency center. Tufts is a 415-bed hospital in the Chinatown neighborhood and operates the Floating Hospital for children.

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  10. Amid merger trend, Boston Medical Center, Tufts in talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    A merger would link two nonprofit hospitals that both treat many low-income patients and have endured financial struggles. BMC, the state's largest so-called "safety net" hospital, has an especially high number of patients on Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor.

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  11. Boston Medical Center, Tufts in talks for mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    A merger would link two nonprofit hospitals that both treat many low-income patients and have endured financial struggles. BMC, the state's largest so-called "safety net" hospital, has an especially high number of patients on Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor.

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  12. New Development Will Bring 66 Affordable Housing Units to...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Sampan

    MassDevelopment has issued a $14.6 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of CEDC Oxford Ping On LLC, which will use the proceeds to build a 10-story building on Oxford and Ping On Streets in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood on a site currently used as a paved parking lot. The development will contain 67 rental units consisting of 48 studios, 16 1- bedroom units, and three 2-bedroom units.

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  13. MassDevelopment Provides $14.6M For Chinatown Affordable Housing ProjectRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Banker & Tradesman

    MassDevelopment has issued a $14.6 million on behalf of CEDC Oxford Ping On LLC to help build the 67-unit affordable housing project under construction in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood. The 10-story building on Oxford and Ping On Streets will consist of 48 studios, 16 one-bedroom units and three two-bedroom units.

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  14. Chinatown December meeting roundup: CCBA, CSC, CRARead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Sampan

    ... Street headquarters. About 30 directors and community members attended. Matthew Seto said the American Legion Chinatown Post 328 would collect donations for Toys for Tots. Collection boxes are at the CCBA and the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood ...

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  15. One Greenway rental units set for summer 2015 completionRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Sampan

    ... homeownership units, making 40 percent of the units affordable. "It really is a significant project, not just for Chinatown but a model for the rest of Boston ... We want to revitalize this neighborhood again," said Janelle Chan, ACDC executive ...

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  16. Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Home

    Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Yablans' son, Eddy Yablans, says that his father died of natural causes Thursday morning at his home in Los Angeles.

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  17. Most Boston Protesters See Charges DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Most of the protesters arrested in Boston during Tuesday night's demonstrations over the Ferguson grand jury decision had their criminal charges dropped Wednesday. Some 1,500 people came out to protest the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen.

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  18. Protest Snarls Boston Traffic Tuesday, Briefly Closes Mass. Ave. ConnectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Boston.com

    Update 11:10 p.m.: The crowd has broken up into smaller groups, and police are working to block multiple highway ramps to both I-93 and the Mass Pike. Ramps near Copley Square, Dewey Square, the Greenway, Chinatown, the Seaport, and the North End were blocked late into the night.

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  19. Ferguson protesters spend night trying to block a highway; police spend night trying to stop themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Universal Hub

    ... ramp off Clarendon Street, to which BPD quickly rushed reinforcements, then up Clarendon to Boylston, into Chinatown and attempts to get into the O'Neill Tunnel from Essex Street up each ramp up to Seaport Boulevard. No rioting, no property damage, ...

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  20. Downtown School Night Reveals Numerous OptionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Beacon Hill Times

    The volunteer parent organization Downtown Schools for Boston sponsored its second annual "Downtown Schools Night" at 74 Joy St. on Thursday, allowing parents of prospective students to learn more about nearby public elementary-, middle- and high-school options. The evening began as a panel of parents of students attending the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown, the Hurley K-8 School in the South End, the Josiah Quincy School in Chinatown and the Harvard-Ken Elementary School in Charlestown discussed their respective schools and fielded questions ranging from transportation to and from school for students to extracurricular activities.

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