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  1. Sean Collier's stepfather submits victim impact statement in case of Tsarnaev's friendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The stepfather of Sean Collier submitted a victim impact statement Wednesday in the obstruction of justice case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's college friend. Joseph W. Rogers wrote the murder of his stepson, an MIT police officer, by the Tsarnaev brothers "could absolutely have been prevented" after the Boston Marathon bombings if the defendant, Dias Kadyrbayev, did the "right thing."

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  2. The last video store in Cambridge is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Boston.com

    Hollywood Express has been renting and selling movies to locals since 1987, but on June 30, after 29 years in business, the video store will close its doors for good. The soon-to-be-closed Porter Square location is the last video store in Cambridge after Hollywood Express shut down its Central Square spot in 2010.

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  3. Greater Boston's best breakfast spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Boston.com

    Check out some of the best places to eat breakfast in the Boston area - with mouth-watering appearances from the likes of red velvet pancakes and pastrami Benedict. By James H. Burnett III, Nicole Cammorata, Ike Delorenzo, Sheryl Julian, Doug Most, Anne V. Nelson, Kathleen Pierce, Mark Pothier, Julia Quinn-Szcesuil, Denise Drower Swidey, Rachel Travers, Adrian Walker, and Eileen McEleney Woods. 1 comment

  4. HarpoonFest, pig roasts and 4 more things to do in Boston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Boston.com

    Grab a glass and rejoice, beer fans, because the annual HarpoonFest kicks off on Friday. Tons of of fun events are going on in Boston this weekend, so get off the couch and go explore the city.

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  5. As Lawn on D opens, its future is a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Boston.com

    The Lawn on D will open for its second season tonight, kicking off a weekend-long celebration that includes performances from Berklee bands, new exhibits from ArtLAB's WonderLAND, activities from the Boston Children's Museum and food from Lincoln Tavern in South Boston. It's a monstrous event, but modest in comparison to what the space has planned all summer long.

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  6. 20 years later, Deanna Cremin's murder hasn't been solved, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Boston.com

    The murder of Somerville teenager Deanna Cremin has been unsolved for 20 years now, but law enforcement officials remain optimistic that her killer will be brought to justice. Cremin's case was discussed at a Somerville Board of Aldermen meeting last week, as part of Alderman at Large Jack Connolly's annual request that law enforcement officials provide updates on the case to the Board's Committee on Public Health and Safety.

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  7. Home Prices in Greater Boston Soared in the First Months of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Boston.com

    The spring market has kicked off with a bang, with big hikes in home and condo prices in some of the hottest markets across Greater Boston. Double-digit increases in prices have pushed real estate values deep into record territory in Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline and a number of suburban towns as well.

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  8. Greater Boston's Most Expensive Home Deals of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Boston.com

    Over the weekend, a Somerville home became the most expensive ever sold in the city when it was purchased for $1.7 million. But that record-breaker barely registers in the wider region.

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  9. Somerville Sets New Record for Most Expensive Home SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Boston.com

    A house on Foskett Street in Somerville has just become the most expensive single-family home ever purchased in the city, according to property records on the area's Multiple Listing Service, a real estate information network. The 4-bedroom, 4 and a half-bath house at 32 Foskett St. sold on Friday for $1,725,000, which Curbed reports is several hundred thousand dollars above the asking price of $1.5 million.

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  10. Trespasser Rescued, Arrested After Getting Lost Inside Ted Williams Tunnel WallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Boston.com

    A Somerville man was arrested for trespassing Monday night after becoming trapped within the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel, according to Massachusetts State Police. Daniel J. Kelly, 27, was rescued after he called 911 saying he couldn't find his way out of an underground storm drain.

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  11. Local Breweries Are Offering Way More Than Just BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    Brian Checkoway went to Somerville's Aeronaut Brewery for the craft beer, but stayed to hear an MIT professor give a talk on gravitational waves. Checkoway was visiting from San Francisco.

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  12. Boston Olympics Support Slightly Up to 40 Percent, Poll FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    The latest poll about Boston's Olympic bid show 50 percent of Boston-area voters are against the idea, compared to 40 percent in support. The fourth monthly poll this year from WBUR/MassINC indicates that public support for the bid remains low - but it also marks the first time it has increased month-over-month since Boston was named the United States bid city in January .

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  13. Man Accused in Duffel Bag Body Case Held Without BailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    The Cambridge man charged with murder in the case of a human torso found in a duffel bag pleaded not guilty Tuesday at his arraignment, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Carlos Colina, 32, was held without bail on the murder charge, authorities said.

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  14. Apartments, Condos, A Hotel Add to Quincy's Development BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    Grand plans to transform humdrum downtown Quincy into the next hip urban mecca are alive and kicking again after being left for dead just a year ago. A trio of local developers has stepped forward with plans for luxury condos, an upscale apartment tower, and a hotel.

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  15. Is Parking in Boston Too Cheap? This Man Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Boston.com

    You don't usually become a superstar through parking analysis, but Donald Shoup has - at least in certain circles. The urban planning expert's name may not ring many bells, but he has a dedicated group of Facebook fans who call themselves "The Shoupistas."

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  16. 20 Years Without DeannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Boston.com

    Katherine was coming home from work and Deanna was going to her boyfriend's house, where the high school junior often did her homework. They spoke on the phone a few hours later.

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  17. Ford, Other Car Manufacturers Were Once Tied to MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Boston.com

    Believe it or not, there was a time when Massachusetts was an automotive manufacturing hub. We chatted with Rich Doucette, a classic car guru, to get the lowdown on some cars that were born in the Bay State.

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  18. Malia Obama Spotted Touring Harvard, TuftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Boston.com

    Malia Obama, daughter of a former Somerville resident , may be considering a college future in Boston. According to reports by the Harvard Crimson and the Boston Globe , she was seen Wednesday on the campuses of Harvard and Tufts.

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  19. Luxury Buildings Dish Out Freebies to Attract TenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Boston.com

    At Windsor at Maxwell Green in Somerville, you will get a $500 gift card if you sign a lease within 24 hours of taking a tour. If you are looking for a bargain on some super deluxe rental digs right now, you're in luck.

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  20. Do You Know About These 5 Secret Places Around Boston?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Boston.com

    Do you know that craft cocktails are served behind a red door in Somerville? Or that there's a 20-seat steakhouse tucked away inside another restaurant in Boston? Or that there's secret pizza waiting for you in Cambridge, if you just know to ask? Have you ever seen this red door in Union Square in Somerville? It's the door to Back Bar. According to the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism, "Finding the door can be somewhat of a challenge."

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