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Only a regal usage allowed
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Editorial
Only a regal usage allowed
The history of Nubia is so sacrosanct that its name should not be sullied by applying it to inappropriate places. While there has been considerable improvement in the development of Dudley Square, it is still a work in progress.
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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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Mixed-income building opens at Madison Park
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Mixed-income building opens at Madison Park
Madison Park Development Corporation celebrated the completion of 76 units on a parcel of land along Melnea Cass Boulevard. Madison Park CEO Jeanne Pinado noted that the building sits on the last of the vacant parcels left in the wake of the BRA’s demolition of the neighborhood.
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Editorial
Vote ‘no’ on Nubian Square
Now we have a committee foolishly insisting that “it is time to rename Dudley Square, Nubian Square.” Many longtime Roxbury residents are unwilling to support the change. They will vote “NO” on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
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Proposed cannabis shop sparks tension in Grove Hall
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Proposed cannabis shop sparks tension in Grove Hall
The well-intentioned aims of the state law have run into conflict with the interests of some people who live or work near what will become the Pure Oasis marijuana store.
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, a private, nonprofit college offering degrees and certificates in engineering and industrial technologies, announced this week its planned purchase of the former Harrison Supply building on Harrison Avenue in the Dudley Square area.
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Editorial
Roxbury Community College remains true to its mission
RCC will continue its objective to provide the affordable college education that is needed to enable residents to meet the qualifications in a changing employment
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Dudley or Nubian? Activists want to change the name of Roxbury’s commercial center
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Dudley or Nubian? Activists want to change the name of Roxbury’s commercial center
A group of Roxbury residents seeking to change the name of Dudley Square to Nubian Square took their case to the Boston City Council last week.
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Haynes family: a slice of Roxbury history
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Haynes family: a slice of Roxbury history
The Roxbury in which Roy and Michael Haynes were born in the late 1920s disappeared long ago, leveled by the urban renewal wrecking ball in the 1960s.
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A Caribbean Afro-diaspora street party
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A Caribbean Afro-diaspora street party
Children of Wakanda is the newest entry into the evolving Boston Caribbean Carnival lineup, and one of many that breaks from the traditional Trinidadian masquerade band vernacular while incorporating elements of the tradition into its brightly-hued costumes.
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Bartlett Station cuts ribbon on 76-unit housing complex
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Bartlett Station cuts ribbon on 76-unit housing complex
City officials and representatives of the Nuestra Comunidad community development corporation and Windale Developers last Thursday cut the ceremonial ribbon on the first residential and commercial buildings on the Bartlett Station site, with 76 housing units and 13,000 square feet of commercial space.
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Roxbury residents discuss opioid crisis response
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Roxbury residents discuss opioid crisis response
Last Wednesday, city officials, police officers and elected officials met with Roxbury residents at the Central Boston Elder Services building in Dudley Square to discuss the short- and long-term plans for dealing with the population of homeless and drug-addicted people in Boston.
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