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New multilingual signage aims to increase inclusive access at state beaches
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New multilingual signage aims to increase inclusive access at state beaches
Under the new effort, signs at metropolitan beaches — the 15 state-owned beaches in the Boston area — will welcome visitors to the beach in nine different languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole and Cape Verdean Creole.
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Support funding for life sciences center in Nubian Square
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Support funding for life sciences center in Nubian Square
As we approach the end of formal sessions of the Massachusetts Legislature, state lawmakers have a chance to take a giant step toward addressing the wealth gap afflicting Black and brown communities in Boston.
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New tap-to-pay system to be introduced on T subways and buses
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New tap-to-pay system to be introduced on T subways and buses
Beginning Aug. 1, subway and bus riders can ditch their Charlie Cards and paper tickets, if they choose, for a new contactless payment method, the agency announced July 9.
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State funding sought for life sciences training in Roxbury
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State funding sought for life sciences training in Roxbury
$50 million in state funding for life sciences training in Nubian Square hangs in the balance of legislative negotiations on an economic development bill.
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Former 1090 WILD-AM director Elroy Smith to host reunion for some of Boston’s best radio personalities
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Former 1090 WILD-AM director Elroy Smith to host reunion for some of Boston’s best radio personalities
“Candy Girl,” an upbeat ditty by boy band New Edition, was a hit in the ’80s and ’90s. Reminiscent of the Jackson 5 with their boyish charm and sweet vocals, New Edition’s members were young boys from Boston, brought together by Roxbury native Bobby Brown.
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Sounds of the city: ‘Dear Summer mixtape vol. 2’ features 17 local artists
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Sounds of the city: ‘Dear Summer mixtape vol. 2’ features 17 local artists
Summer in Boston sounds like the splash of water in the Boston Common Frog Pond, the roar of Red Sox fans belting out “Sweet Caroline” and the rush of bike pedals pumping through Franklin Park. On the city of Boston’s “Dear Summer Mixtape Vol. 2,” the season also sounds like the nimble rhythms of jazz, the beats of R&B and the catchy melodies of pop.
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Breaking new ground: Break dancing debuts as sport at 2024 Paris Olympics
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Breaking new ground: Break dancing debuts as sport at 2024 Paris Olympics
Break dancing, also known as breaking, is set to make its debut at the 2024 Paris Olympics, marking a significant milestone for the sport and the Olympic movement.
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Eastern Bank and Cambridge Trust join forces
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Eastern Bank and Cambridge Trust join forces
On July 15, Eastern Bankshares, Inc., the stock holding company for Eastern Bank, announced its merger with Cambridge Bancorp, the parent company of Cambridge Trust.
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City of Boston announces health equity agenda to improve life expectancy
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City of Boston announces health equity agenda to improve life expectancy
For the 35 years she’s lived in Mattapan, Vivien Morris has centered local health and wellness in her life and work. This focus led her to found the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition and the Edgewater Food Forest and to join groups like the Boston Community Health Collaborative as a community resident representative.
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Summer EATS program aims to fight summer food insecurity
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Summer EATS program aims to fight summer food insecurity
On Friday, July 12, the Mildred Avenue K-8 school in Mattapan hosted a launch event for the Boston Public Schools’ annual Summer EATS program, which helps to dismantle food insecurity across the city.
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