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Anti vax protestors target Wu’s residence
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Anti vax protestors target Wu’s residence
Most mornings in the past week or so, a small band of protesters stationed themselves outside the modest two-family house where Boston Mayor Michelle Wu lives with her husband and two school-age sons. Her elderly mother lives on the first floor.
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In the news: Michele Cubelli Harris
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In the news: Michele Cubelli Harris
Michele Cubelli Harris, of Beverly, has been named the new director of SUCCESS at North Shore Community College (NSCC).
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Edwards reflects on diverse needs of district
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Edwards reflects on diverse needs of district
Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards won the Jan. 11 special election to fill the 1st Suffolk and Middlesex Senate district seat vacated by John Boncore. As District 1 City Councilor for the past four years, she has represented East Boston, Charlestown and the North End; now, she will represent East Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop at the state level.
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Father Walter Waldron, St. Patrick’s pastor
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Father Walter Waldron, St. Patrick’s pastor
The Rev. Walter J. Waldron, who headed St. Patrick’s Church in Roxbury for over 30 years and presided over its transition to Boston’s leading Cape Verdean parish, died on Christmas night at age 81.
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Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
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Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been among those attempting to advance the voting rights legislation and do away with the filibuster, shared her thoughts on the mission of the Poor People’s Campaign march and her role in the current fight in the senate
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Boston students protest state’s COVID policies
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Boston students protest state’s COVID policies
Scores of Boston Public Schools students walked out of class Friday in protest of the district and state’s response to the surge in COVID cases that has seen nearly 3,000 students and staff infected between the end of winter break and Jan. 12.
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Suburban activists target critical race theory
Even Boston’s most liberal suburbs are not immune to right-wing activism aimed at limiting how public schools can address social inequality.
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
After a contentious confirmation process, during which GOP lawmakers fought her appointment, Rachael Rollins made history Monday when she was sworn in as U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, the first Black woman to hold that position.
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Legal pioneer, scholar Lani Guinier dies at 71
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Legal pioneer, scholar Lani Guinier dies at 71
Lani Guinier, a civil rights lawyer, scholar and the first Black woman to be appointed to tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, died Friday at an assisted living facility in Cambridge, Mass., at the age of 71.
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In the news: Ricardo Patrón
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In the news: Ricardo Patrón
Mayor Michelle Wu announced Monday that Ricardo Patrón will serve as Press Secretary, leading the Mayor’s Press Office.
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Sidney Poitier, 94, broke Hollywood color barriers
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Sidney Poitier, 94, broke Hollywood color barriers
Sidney Poitier, the debonair matinee idol whose charm, steel and impossibly good looks lit up the silver screen and smashed through Hollywood’s image barriers, died Jan. 6 at age 94.
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Hyde Park couple ready to buy historic building
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Hyde Park couple ready to buy historic building
A Hyde Park couple is one step closer to making their financial dreams come true. A deal set to become final next month between the nonprofit Historic Boston Incorporated and business owners Nikia Londy and Baron Langston of Intriguing Hair will pass ownership of the recently restored Vertullo Building, in which the wig shop has conducted business for the last six years.
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