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Big Papi climate change mural installed at Fenway Park

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Puerto Rican festival returns to Roxbury
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Puerto Rican festival returns to Roxbury
In addition to the usual complement of elected officials and office seekers, the Puerto Rican festival parade included eight floats, more than 300 classic and custom cars, more than a dozen dance troupes among the 80-or-so official entrants.
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Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine
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Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine
September 16, 2022
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Alabama has mastered the complexities of constitutional corruption
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Editorial
Alabama has mastered the complexities of constitutional corruption
Conservatives in Alabama have devised a new approach to preventing social change. Innovation usually requires new funding. If the only way to finance a new project is to defund an existing one, that minimizes the opportunity to generate public support for change.
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Wins, losses for Black & Latino Caucus members
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Wins, losses for Black & Latino Caucus members
After a marathon legislating session over the weekend, Massachusetts lawmakers have a slew of bills headed to the governor’s desk for final approval. However, some key pieces of legislation proposed by members of the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus failed to make it over the finish line before both body’s sessions ended July 31.
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Pressley backs Sullivan’s campaign
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Pressley backs Sullivan’s campaign
Saturday morning, Tanisha Sullivan was in Mattapan Square, firing up several dozen volunteers to knock doors in support of her campaign for secretary of state. Motivating volunteers on a hot summer morning can be a bit of a lift, but Sullivan had help with U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and state Rep. Russell Holmes rallying the crowd of volunteers.
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Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
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Arts & Culture
Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
The Boston Ballet’s ÜNI public art installation will pop up in Grove Hall on Aug. 6 as part of the Boston Open Streets Initiative. The installation presents in a dome structure dance films and audio-visual artworks created by the ballet.
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Big Papi climate change mural installed at Fenway Park
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Arts & Culture
Big Papi climate change mural installed at Fenway Park
Big Papi has loomed large at Fenway Park for decades, but now his image physically marks the historic ballpark in a new mural created by local artist Silvia López Chavez.
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Show Rider's Car and Bike Show
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August 20, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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New documents reveal extent, cost of BPD’s secret surveillance strategy
After more than 100 white supremacists gathered in Boston and marched through the city over Independence Day weekend, city and law enforcement officials said they “did not have intelligence” that the nationally-known Patriot Front group was coming to the Hub — despite paying a government contractor with CIA ties millions of dollars for exactly that kind of information.
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DA candidates in ULEM forum
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DA candidates in ULEM forum
The next Suffolk County district attorney will face a challenging question: Is Boston equipped to handle a rising tide of hate crimes and white supremacist activity?
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Local officials celebrate National Night Out
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Local News
Local officials celebrate National Night Out
The Boston Police Department put on community events across the city Monday and Tuesday in celebration of “National Night Out,” a campaign by the nonprofit National Association of Town Watch to foster positive relationships between the community and law enforcement.
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In the news: Monique Tú Nguyen
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In the news: Monique Tú Nguyen
Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Monique Tú Nguyen as the director of the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA).
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Opinion
Everyday ageism affects health of older adults
Ageism can have profound impacts on an older adult’s physical and mental well-being. Over 82% of adults over the age of 50 say they regularly experience one or more form of everyday ageism on a regular basis, reported the University of Michigan, which surveyed 2,048 adults in a 2019 poll.
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Nubian Nights Goes Live in Nubian Square
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August 12, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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People of color are majority in Wu’s cabinet
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People of color are majority in Wu’s cabinet
When Mayor Michelle Wu convenes her cabinet for its bi-weekly meeting, the faces in the room look much like those on the city’s streets: a mixture of whites, Blacks, Latinos and Asians that makes up Boston’s majority-people of color population.
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