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Neponset designated Superfund site
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Neponset designated Superfund site
The Lower Neponset River has been designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Superfund site, local officials announced Monday at a press conference in Mattapan.
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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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BPDA approves neighborhood projects
As 2021 comes to a close, several large-scale projects aimed at economic development in Roxbury, Hyde Park, Dorchester and South Boston were approved by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors at its Dec. 16 meeting.
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Boston neighborhoods reveal changing city
Political dynamics are shifting in Hyde Park and Dorchester’s Savin Hill enclave as both neighborhoods diversify, multiple community members said.
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Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
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Pressley opens Hyde Park district office
Before U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley arrived in her Hyde Park district office to celebrate its opening, the River Street storefront was packed with activists from across her district — a ward committee chair from Roxbury, a Chelsea School Committee member, anti-gun-violence activists from Randolph and City Council candidates from Boston.
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A rash of evictions in Georgetowne
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A rash of evictions in Georgetowne
Housing activists say Beacon Communities went too far in moving to evict more than 100 residents of the Georgetowne affordable housing development. Beacon Communities says they only initiated evictions as a last resort.
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Renters struggle with investor landlords
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Renters struggle with investor landlords
As investors buy up large rental complexes in Mattapan, Hyde Park and other Boston neighborhoods, tenants are organizing to stop sudden rent increases.
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Four-way race for 12th Suffolk seat
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Four-way race for 12th Suffolk seat
Four candidates have pulled nomination papers to run in the district, which includes parts of Dorchester, Mattapan, Hyde Park and Milton.
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Final debate held in District 5 race
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Final debate held in District 5 race
The candidates in one of the city’s most tightly-contested city council races went head-to-head at English High School Monday, outlining their differences on issues ranging from education to affordable housing.
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Arroyo gets nod from challengers
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Arroyo gets nod from challengers
Saturday, five of the candidates who did not make the cut in the District 5 race rallied around Arroyo during an endorsement announcement in Mattapan Square. Tuesday, Arroyo picked up an endorsement from U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
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A sea change on the city council?
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A sea change on the city council?
Next year, the City Council could draw even closer to representing the diversity of the city’s residents. With three candidates of color leading in fundraising for the four at-large seats and several more in the running for vacant district seats, a majority people-of-color council could be just around the corner.
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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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