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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
Five years after Boston Public Schools adopted a new home-based school assignment system, a study shows growing inequity in access to top-tier schools for black and Latino students.
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August 08, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Another petty criticism
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Another petty criticism
News reports attacking the management of the Whittier Street Health Center ignore the achievements of the Roxbury nonprofit and the extraordinary pressures facing health centers today.
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Challengers hit streets in 14th Suffolk District race
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Challengers hit streets in 14th Suffolk District race
At least two candidates are actively pounding the pavement in the five-way Democratic primary race for the 14th Suffolk District state representative seat. Political activist Segun Idowu and civil rights attorney Gretchen Van Ness have for months been knocking on doors in the sprawling Hyde Park district.
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City councilors weigh in on E. Boston planning
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City councilors weigh in on E. Boston planning
The Boston City Council’s Committee on Planning, Development and Transportation held a public hearing on a neighborhood zoning initiative and master plan Monday night in East Boston. Nearly 200 people attended the meeting at Mario Umana Academy, led by the hearing’s lead sponsor, Councilor Lydia Edwards.
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Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all
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Arts & Culture
Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all
On Monday, August 27, Boston Harbor Now will host the Mattapan Community Cruise, a free harbor cruise for all Mattapan residents. The community cruise initiative is just one of several ways Boston Harbor Now is working to make the harbor and its programming more accessible.
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1854 Cycling Company
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1854 Cycling Company
In 2016, Randolph, now living in Framingham, founded the 1854 Abolitionist bicycle company as a way to provide manufacturing jobs to formerly incarcerated men and women who ordinarily face challenges finding the well-paying jobs they need to get their lives back on track.
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Volunteer Open House at the Arnold Arboretum: Share Nature with Children!
August 02, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Justice advocates reflect on victory
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Justice advocates reflect on victory
Advocates celebrated the adoption of landmark criminal justice reforms at the Statehouse last week, while legislators called for continued action.
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It’s geriatric legends vs. youngbloods in hoops comedy ‘Uncle Drew’
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Arts & Culture
It’s geriatric legends vs. youngbloods in hoops comedy ‘Uncle Drew’
“Uncle Drew” is a hilarious hoops flick that pays tribute to Rucker Park as well as to the acrobatic athletes who have mesmerized generations of adoring fans attending the annual summer classic. Directed by Charles Stone III (“Drumline”), the picture stars the Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving as the title character—but don’t expect to be able to recognize him under all the gobs of plastic makeup turning him into a senior citizen.
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Boston Scenes 7-12-18: New Eastern Bank branch
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Boston Scenes 7-12-18: New Eastern Bank branch
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Garlic & greens recipe
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Lifestyle
Garlic & greens recipe
Garlic with pea shoots is a combination worth exploring. It’s hardly a secret, especially in Asia where pea greens are widely consumed. In many regions, peas are sown throughout the summer specifically for their greens, every week or so like American farmers plant lettuce.
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No ordinary omelet
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No ordinary omelet
Whipped egg whites, creamy yolks and a spinach nest make this meal unique.
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July 07, 2018
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Chinatown residents battle gentrification in historic row houses
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Chinatown residents battle gentrification in historic row houses
Shortly after buying 9 Johnny Court, the new owner plans to nearly double the small row house in size, and residents are worried about the effect this will have on their neighborhood.
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