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BPS, mayor pushing for schools to merge, then split
At school community meetings held in May, officials from BPS and the mayor’s office presented their plans for two-campus, merged schools to three pairs of currently separate schools. They ran into strong resistance at every meeting.
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In the news: Hannah Wilson
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In the news: Hannah Wilson
Hannah Wilson has been named executive producer of Public Affairs at WCVB Channel 5.
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Wu not opposed to Shattuck units
Despite a pledge last year to spread throughout the city housing and addiction treatment services for the homeless population concentrated in the area around Mass and Cass, Mayor Michelle Wu is not opposing a proposed 400-unit housing shelter that would be built at the site of the Shattuck Hospital in Franklin Park.
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
Boston city councilors now have three proposed maps to consider in an ongoing redistricting process set to end in early November.
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Community panel picks Parcel P-3 developer
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Community panel picks Parcel P-3 developer
After months of internal discussion and debate, one development team has now secured the endorsement of the guiding Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee (RSMPOC) to transform a long-vacant parcel into affordable housing, lab and commercial space.
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Mayor intervenes as parent struggles with BPS school bus
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Mayor intervenes as parent struggles with BPS school bus
Shamieh Wall starts every week day wondering whether the school bus will be coming to pick up her child. And almost a quarter of the time, it hasn’t.
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Archaeologists seek clues at Eustis House
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Archaeologists seek clues at Eustis House
Across the street from the enormous Shirley-Eustis estate in Roxbury, the “outbuilding,” as it’s referred to, at 42-44 Shirley Street, has come into its own as a 18th-century landmark — prompting an investigation by the city archaeologist into what secrets may be hiding underground.
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Councilors advance redistricting proposal
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Councilors advance redistricting proposal
District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and District 7 Councilor Tania Fernandes Anderson released a redistricting map that they say keeps most of the city’s neighborhoods whole and increase opportunities for Black Latino and Asian candidates to win seats on the council.
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Hub Starbucks strike has national implications
Starbucks workers declared a strike victory Wednesday after 64 days of around-the-clock picketing at their Boston store, the longest strike of its kind in the country.
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In the news: Karina Teixeira
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In the news: Karina Teixeira
The YMCA of Greater Boston has announced Karina Teixeira as the new executive director of the Huntington Avenue branch.
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BPS superintendent discusses plans to boost graduation rates
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BPS superintendent discusses plans to boost graduation rates
Boston Superintendent Mary Skipper said improving student graduation rates will be a priority in her new role, kicking off her first official day on the job.
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English High alumni to celebrate 200th anniversary
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English High alumni to celebrate 200th anniversary
Founded in 1821, English High School was created by the Boston School Committee, who had the novel idea that education should be free and accessible in the Commonwealth capitol, and who wanted an alternative to existing Latin schools offering a religious and classical curriculum to students.
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