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In the news: Linda May Han Oh
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In the news: Linda May Han Oh
Bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh has joined Berklee College of Music’s Bass Department as associate professor.
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City seeks bids for Nawn factory site
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City seeks bids for Nawn factory site
A museum interpreting Roxbury history will feature prominently in bids to redevelop the historic Nawn Factory building on Washington Street in Dudley Square, according to a request for proposals released by the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development Monday.
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A gathering to honor Teen Empowerment
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A gathering to honor Teen Empowerment
Last Wednesday Teen Empowerment held a fundraiser at the John F. Kennedy Museum in Dorchester.
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In the news: Michael Branch
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In the news: Michael Branch
Michael Branch, Brockton District Court chief probation officer, was recently recognized as a community leader and presented with the Purple Tie Award for his work.
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Chinatown groups grapple with gambling addiction
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Chinatown groups grapple with gambling addiction
Chinatown is particularly vulnerable to problem gambling because of a high concentration of poverty, low-paying jobs and lack of English proficiency.
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Was it an oversight?
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Was it an oversight?
In 2017, Walsh said the COOP board would expand from three to five members and would take on more cases. Yet two years later, the board hasn’t even released data on cases it has reviewed over the last four years and has just two members, one of whom appears to be in violation the mayor’s executive order barring city officials from being employed in the cannabis business.
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In the news: Leslie Reid
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In the news: Leslie Reid
The Madison Park Development Corporation Board of Directors has appointed Leslie Reid as the nonprofit’s new chief executive officer.
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SJC rules against BPD’s hair test use
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SJC rules against BPD’s hair test use
The state’s Supreme Judicial Court last week ruled that the Boston Police Department could not bypass a recruit for hiring based solely on a hair test that found traces of cocaine in recruit Michael Gannon’s hair.
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There goes the neighborhood
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There goes the neighborhood
The boundaries of Boston’s neighborhoods have long shifted in response to changes in the racial, ethnic and religious makeup of the city’s residents.
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In the news: Ronald F. Ferguson
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In the news: Ronald F. Ferguson
Eastern Bank honored Ronald F. Ferguson, of the Harvard Kennedy School and Founder of The Basics, with its 2019 Social Justice Award. The award recognizes community leaders who have achieved outstanding impact in addressing social justice issues.
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Councilors seek solutions to health disparities
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Councilors seek solutions to health disparities
A Boston City Council committee held two hearings at City Hall on Friday to discuss public health disparities among communities of color in Boston. The Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities has launched an initiative to combat high rates of poor health among African American, Asian American and Latino residents who suffer from conditions like asthma and diabetes at a much higher rate than their white counterparts.
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In the news: Andrea Zayas
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In the news: Andrea Zayas
As Chief Academic Officer for Boston Public Schools, Andrea Zayas' mission is to ensure every one of the 55,000 students in the district has access to rigorous, culturally and linguistically sustaining coursework in preparation for a life of opportunity.
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