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Fostering business growth in Roxbury
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Business
Fostering business growth in Roxbury
Monday afternoon, five entrepreneurs and bank officials were typing away on laptop computers at tables, desks and benches at the new Reevx Labs coworking space on Washington Street near the Dudley Station bus terminal.
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy opens campaign office in Roxbury
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy opens campaign office in Roxbury
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, running for the Senate seat currently occupied by Ed Markey, opened a campaign office on Dudley Street Saturday, Jan 18.
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Preserving Roxbury’s colonial history in stone
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Preserving Roxbury’s colonial history in stone
When the Puritans arrived in Roxbury 390 years ago, a common burial ground was essential, as death was a constant companion to the English settlers. Over the next two centuries, the Eliot Burying Ground piled up with those who died early deaths in the cold winters of the New World, those fortunate enough to die of old age, and the dead from King Philip’s War of 1675, the French and Indian War of 1754, the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.
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A transformation comes to Dudley
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A transformation comes to Dudley
The Boston Planning and Development Agency is seeking bids for the redevelopment of three of the last remaining major open parcels of land in Dudley Square.
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Stanley steps down after 24 years at Dudley Main Streets
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Stanley steps down after 24 years at Dudley Main Streets
After 24 years, during which vacant stores and buildings were renovated and reoccupied and the Bolling Building rose from the site of the former Ferdinand’s Furniture store, bringing new retail space to the square, Stanley has retired from the business assistance group. Last Thursday, merchants, community members and city officials gathered at the Bolling Building to honor her.
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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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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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Local News
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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