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Father Walter Waldron, St. Patrick’s pastor
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Father Walter Waldron, St. Patrick’s pastor
The Rev. Walter J. Waldron, who headed St. Patrick’s Church in Roxbury for over 30 years and presided over its transition to Boston’s leading Cape Verdean parish, died on Christmas night at age 81.
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A plea to save the Freedom House building
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Local News
A plea to save the Freedom House building
The historic site was sold to a development company started by the late Dorchester native John Corcoran for $1.5 million, a sum that will go towards programs at the new location, where the foundation primarily focuses on academic, financial and social opportunities for college-bound students.
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Local News
BPDA approves neighborhood projects
As 2021 comes to a close, several large-scale projects aimed at economic development in Roxbury, Hyde Park, Dorchester and South Boston were approved by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors at its Dec. 16 meeting.
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Roxbury has had more than it can take
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Opinion
Roxbury has had more than it can take
Mayor Wu’s decision to move people living in tents in the Mass and Cass area into housing is to be applauded; how exactly the city plans to achieve this goal is of great concern to many in Roxbury.
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A solution to the Mass & Cass problem is within reach
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Editorial
A solution to the Mass & Cass problem is within reach
Mayor Wu should do everything to make the Long Island facility function again. 
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$2.8 million First Church renovation underway
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Local News
$2.8 million First Church renovation underway
The oldest surviving wood-frame church in Boston is the focus of a fundraising effort to repair and revamp its interior into a community meeting space.
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Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
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Politics
Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
The race for the newly-drawn 2nd Suffolk District seat is open and state Reps Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo are in.
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A call for regional approach on Mass & Cass
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Local News
A call for regional approach on Mass & Cass
With the ongoing opioid crisis continuing to take its toll on the area surrounding Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, community activists are asking for solutions outside of the city of Boston.
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Opinion
Benjamin Franklin Institute makes investment in Roxbury
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BPDA releases request for proposals for P3
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Local News
BPDA releases request for proposals for P3
After decades of failed attempts at redevelopment, the city-owned lot in Lower Roxbury known as parcel “P3” is getting another shot at new life.
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Activists push candidates on Mass and Cass
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Local News
Activists push candidates on Mass and Cass
As election season moves forward with a pared-down list of candidates, community activists are capitalizing on added attention to the ongoing opioid crisis at “Mass and Cass” by demanding that campaigns have concrete plans in order to secure neighborhood support.
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Murals brighten Grove Hall with sunflowers
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Local News
Murals brighten Grove Hall with sunflowers
In 2018, an idea went from seed to blossom for artist Ekua Holmes. The Roxbury resident began planting sunflowers in vacant lots around the neighborhood and distributing seeds to local residents.
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