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In the news: Michael Rowan
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In the news: Michael Rowan
Michael Rowan has been named Beth Israel Lahey Health’s executive vice president for Hospital and Ambulatory Services, effective August 12.
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Cassellius inherits vexing challenges in BPS system
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Cassellius inherits vexing challenges in BPS system
Exam school admissions is just one of several controversies former Minnesota commissioner of education Brenda Cassellius inherited when she took the top education job in Boston.
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City conveys urban wild to Paige Academy
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City conveys urban wild to Paige Academy
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced on June 25 that the city of Boston had transferred ownership of the John Eliot Square Urban Wild to Paige Academy along with a $100,000 renovation grant from the city’s Grassroots open space program, an initiative that supports the creation and sustainment of community gardens and open spaces.
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Local solidarity with ICE detainees
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Local solidarity with ICE detainees
More than 1,000 people gathered Friday evening in the Boston Common to stand in solidarity with migrants detained at the border and to demonstrate against the reported inhumane conditions in several Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers.
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Whittier Street housing redevelopment underway
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Whittier Street housing redevelopment underway
This year the Whittier Street development itself will see its biggest change yet as the Boston Housing Authority takes the wrecking ball to its familiar brick-faced towers.
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Teachers press for ed. funding
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Teachers press for ed. funding
Lawmakers on the Education Committee have for weeks been working to iron out a compromise between differing visions of education funding reform. On one side are legislators who support Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz’s Promise Act, which would raise funding by $1 billion. On the other are legislators who are demanding enhanced accountability measures be included with an increase in funding.
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In the news: Ryan T. Woods
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In the news: Ryan T. Woods
Mayor Martin J. Walsh last week appointed Ryan T. Woods as the next commissioner of Boston Parks and Recreation.  A veteran of the department, Woods has served in the department since 2007 and will continue his service as the new leader for the department.
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Legislators meet with Mattapan council
Members of the Mattapan community convened Monday at the Mildred Avenue Community Center for a Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council monthly meeting in which residents and council board members engaged with state legislators on the issues of economic and education inequity, affordable housing and environmental justice.
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Forced busing or court-ordered desegregation? Why Bostonians don't see eye-to-eye
While blacks saw desegregation as the culmination of a decades-long struggle for resources, some whites act as if busing was the opening salvo in one of Boston’s most divisive decades. That distinction — often lost in the white media — underscores why the chapter remains contentious more than 40 years after the fact.
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Is there a double standard in how the Boston Police Department disciplines cops?
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Is there a double standard in how the Boston Police Department disciplines cops?
Black officers have often spoken of disparities in how cops are disciplined in the Boston Police Department, but data on suspensions, firings and other sanctions has long remained out of public sight.
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For sale: 2 acres in Dudley Square
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For sale: 2 acres in Dudley Square
At the July 11 BPDA board meeting, planners from the agency will seek approval of a draft request for proposals that calls for residential development on the Blair lot in Dudley Square, with retail and/or community space at ground level.
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In the news: John Lloyd
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In the news: John Lloyd
After an exhaustive search, the board of directors of Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) announced the placement of John Lloyd as their new executive director effective July 8, 2019.
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