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Acknowledging Roxbury history
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Acknowledging Roxbury history
The Roxbury Homecoming — Juneteenth Festival in Franklin Park was extremely well attended last Saturday.
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Boston’s black population took long path to Roxbury
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Boston’s black population took long path to Roxbury
Roxbury has long been known as the center of Boston’s black community. But it wasn’t always that way. Blacks didn’t begin moving into the neighborhood in great numbers until the middle of the 20th century.
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A long, proud history of honoring Roxbury’s past
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A long, proud history of honoring Roxbury’s past
Historic pride and preservation efforts in Roxbury are hardly a new trend. Nearly 100 years ago, an impressive volume, Picturesque Boston Highlands (Roxbury), Jamaica Plain and Dorchester offered an 1895 account of many areas that had then already endured as Roxbury landmarks.
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Historic mansions grace Roxbury’s streets
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Historic mansions grace Roxbury’s streets
Mansions built by Roxbury’s residents during the 1700s and 1800s are still standing. They are magnificent dwellings and figured prominently in our city's history.
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Roxbury homecoming brings community together
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Roxbury homecoming brings community together
This Saturday, June 15, families, old gangs and other groups stake out spaces with tents, awnings and chairs.
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City to seek bids for Nawn Factory
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City to seek bids for Nawn Factory
The Boston Planning and Development Agency will soon be releasing a request for proposals for the Dudley Square site known as Parcel 8.
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Activist: Is Boston an open-air injection site?
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Activist: Is Boston an open-air injection site?
The city’s decision to install kiosks to accept discarded hypodermic needles in front of and behind the Orchard Garden’s K-8 School has sparked controversy, with critics complaining the measure will do little to keep drug users away from children who attend the school.
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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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Jeanne Pinado leaving Madison Park CDC after 20 years at helm
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Jeanne Pinado leaving Madison Park CDC after 20 years at helm
Over the course of two decades, Jeanne Pinado, who will step down at the end of this year, steered the Roxbury-based community development corporation through Dudley Square’s redevelopment.
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Developers look to backyards for new housing units
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Developers look to backyards for new housing units
Around Roxbury, developers are squeezing in extra residential units in lots that require zoning variances because they are too small or have too little frontage on the street, in the name of creating enough and affordable housing, and crowding the neighbors that are already there.
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Archaeologist sifts through Roxbury history
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Archaeologist sifts through Roxbury history
An ongoing archaeological survey at First Church in Roxbury has found Native American and 19th-century settler artifacts on the property, which has been the site of five meeting houses since the 1600s.
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Developers make pitches for vacant Dudley Square parcels
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Developers make pitches for vacant Dudley Square parcels
At a community meeting Saturday morning, developers presented proposals for two city-owned parcels of land near Dudley Square which would create both housing and retail space.
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