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No agreement on McCormack field lease
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No agreement on McCormack field lease
From the outset, McCormack students, teachers and residents of the abutting Harbor Point neighborhood testified against what many saw as an attempt to transfer public open space into private hands.
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McCormack students, staff make appeal to keep school yard, fields
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McCormack students, staff make appeal to keep school yard, fields
Students and Teachers from the John W. McCormack school in Dorchester pleaded with the Boston School Committee to keep their sports field, after learning the school department is entertaining a proposal from local nonprofits to build a $30 million Boys and Girls Clubs community center and field house on the site.
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McCormack students want school to keep field
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McCormack students want school to keep field
Students from the McCormack school are opposed to a proposed $30 million Boys and Girls Club field house that would be built on land currently occupied by the school’s athletic field and playground.
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Dorchester resident fighting to protect Garifuna community
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Dorchester resident fighting to protect Garifuna community
Omar Suazo is used to death threats. As the popularly elected president of the Patronato, or governing body, in the largest Garifuna community in Honduras, Suazo had stood in the way of three attempts to dam the Sambo Creek river and had fought against drug dealing and land expropriation ¾ two forces that he said were eating away at his community.
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Restaurateurs advance plan for Uphams Corner
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Restaurateurs advance plan for Uphams Corner
Biplaw Rai and Nyacko Perry are aiming to revolutionize the relationship between the Uphams Corner community and the restaurant industry with the founding of Comfort Kitchen, a comfort food restaurant offering Western-African and Asian cuisine.
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A 50-year tradition continues on Hewins Street
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A 50-year tradition continues on Hewins Street
Residents of Hewins Street in Dorchester turned out for their 50th annual block party.
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Neighbors turn out for Dorchester Day
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Neighbors turn out for Dorchester Day
Dorchester Day served up its unique blend of politics, culture and neighborhood pride.
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
State Sen. Nick Collins is looking to speed things up along the sleepy Fairmount Line with a budget amendment that would allow for service at 15-minute intervals.
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Climate activists bring New Deal to Strand
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Climate activists bring New Deal to Strand
The Sunrise Movement, headed by Bay State native Varshini Prakash, a 25-year-old UMass Amherst graduate, launched its national tour in Boston as part of a long-range campaign to uproot fossil-fuel influence in Washington and achieve a net-zero carbon emissions economy within 10 years.
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UMass picks developer for Bayside site
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UMass picks developer for Bayside site
The University of Massachusetts has chosen a developer to build on the former Bayside Expo Center property in Dorchester, the board of trustees announced Thursday.
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New data show more diverse Boston
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New data show more diverse Boston
The city of Boston’s population has continued to grow and become more diverse over the past seven years, according to a report by the Boston Planning and Development Agency released last month.
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Dot Block project raises displacement concerns
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Dot Block project raises displacement concerns
Developers of one of the largest residential complexes planned for Dorchester squared off against affordable housing activists at a meeting Monday, defending the Dot Block project against charges that it will drive up rents in the area and force longtime residents out of the city.
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