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Public weighing in on Blue Hill Ave. redesign
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Public weighing in on Blue Hill Ave. redesign
City officials say they are moving forward with plans for an ambitious redesign of one of the city’s, and the Commonwealth’s, most persistently dangerous roadways: the three-mile stretch of Blue Hill Avenue connecting Mattapan to Dorchester’s Grove Hall.
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December 10, 2022
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Medicare open enrollment: Follow the A, B, C’s
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Health
Medicare open enrollment: Follow the A, B, C’s
Every year Medicare offers a period of open enrollment to allow participants to join, switch, or drop a plan. Medicare is a bit complex, however, so you have to know its A, B and C’s.
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Humanity’s Nile Valley roots
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Editorial
Humanity’s Nile Valley roots
According to paleontologists, the human species took root in Africa. This view is based upon fossil skeletons found in Ethiopia and Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge. The skeletons are considered to have been about 3 million years old and are the earliest known human remains.
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Prostate Cancer Disparity Rally coming to Boston
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Prostate Cancer Disparity Rally coming to Boston
The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN), a leading prostate cancer patient education and advocacy organization based in Boston, is bringing its Prostate Cancer Disparity Rally home to Boston during the month of November to address the African American prostate cancer crisis.
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Lawsuit takes aim at redistricting map
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Lawsuit takes aim at redistricting map
A coalition of South Boston-based organizations and activists have filed a lawsuit against the Boston City Council in an attempt to overturn a redistricting map the body passed by a 9-4 vote on Oct. 26.
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BPS won’t commit to masking policy
Since the start of school in September, members of Families for COVID Safety have been advocating for stronger safety policies in Boston Public Schools, calling for at least 10 days of masking following the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday breaks.
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The Rink at 401 Park is Back!
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November 20, 2022
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Schooling the system: Prof. Kelli Morgan is dismantling racist practices in art museums
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Arts & Culture
Schooling the system: Prof. Kelli Morgan is dismantling racist practices in art museums
Kelli Morgan is on a mission to break down exclusionary and racist practices in cultural institutions once and for all. Morgan is a professor of the practice and the inaugural director of curatorial studies at Tufts University, where she’s pioneering the Anti-Racist Curatorial Practice certificate program.
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
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Health
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in this country, but the most deadly. It is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 237,740 new cases will be diagnosed in 2022 and over 130,000 deaths.
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MBTA may be planning more rail shutdowns
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MBTA may be planning more rail shutdowns
The MBTA is planning to double the amount of shuttle bus service in the next five years at a cost of tens of millions of dollars, with the possibility of another complete rail line shutdown in the works — and a transit advocate thinks the Red Line could be next to be taken offline.
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U.S. soccer thrives with international players
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Sports
U.S. soccer thrives with international players
South American-born soccer players Tab Ramos, Claudio Reyna, Marcelo Balboa and Fernando Clavijo played key roles for the United States in the 1990s and early 2000s World Cups. A wave of German-born players — Thomas Dooley, Jermaine Jones, Fabian Johnson, John Brooks — progeny of American military fathers and German moms, also opted to play for Uncle Sam.
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Boston to weigh teenagers voting in local elections
Boston City Council is set to weigh legislation that, if approved, would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in local elections for mayor, City Council and city-specific ballot questions.
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Chicken & Biscuits
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December 09, 2022
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Cirque du Soleil gets festive with first-ever holiday show
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Arts & Culture
Cirque du Soleil gets festive with first-ever holiday show
Cirque du Soleil gets into the festive spirit this year with “’Twas the Night Before… ,” the company’s first-ever holiday show, playing at the Boch Center Wang Theatre through Dec. 11.
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