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Thursday, June 19,
St. Peter's School, graduation day tinged with
Charlie MacLaughlin watches the stage alongside part of the
last graduating class of the eighth grade at St. Peter's
School. Each student of the school was given an award for
their particular talent during last Thursday's graduation.
The Bowdoin Street school is one of three Catholic grammar
schools that will close as the Archdiocese of Boston shifts
to a new, centrally run academy in the fall. Photo by Pete
Mass marks final day at St. Kevin's in Uphams
pastors take over at St. Greg's, St.
deal on Bowdoin Community
ahead for restaurant-pub in Lower
targets sources of illegal
Boston digs into Fields Corner's
Hall radio supporters plan rally at FCC
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DORCHESTER DAY 2008
DAY MADE NAVY CAPTAIN'S 'DREAM' COME
Commander Robert A.
Hall, Jr. waved to the crowds along the Dorchester Day
Parade route on Sunday, June 1. The Billerica native led the
men and women of the USS Porter (DDG-78) in a special visit
to Boston for the Dorchester celebrations. The visit also
marked an important milestone in Hall's naval career.
Pictured, lr, USS Porter Exceutive Officer T.J. Dixon, Cdr.
Hall, Command Master Chief Dominic Musso. A full report on
the Porter's trip to Boston, inside. Bill Forry Photo
For avenue steeped in transition, more changes to
Dot Ave's newest address offers big views, convenience
the original, May
In Grove Hall, radio
rebels dig in
FM emerges as the "voice of Black
They are facing huge fines from the FCC
could even have their
equipment confiscated - if the feds ever find their modest
studio. But the radio team at TOUCH 106.1 FM are defiant,
saying that their role as the "fabric of the Black
community"creates a moral imperative that they stay on the
air. Above, creative director and morning man MC Spice.
Photo by Pete Stidman
Mills buzzes with new
A map shows current Lower Mills projects in
'epidemic' seen among many teens in
report: Acute inpatient care
not be" Carney's
In a highly
anticipated report released last Thursday, Attorney General
Martha Coakley recommends that the Archdiocese of Boston
"relinquish control" over Carney
Hospital to a Board of Governors and suggests that "acute
medical-surgical inpatient hospital care may not be the
appropriate future for Carney."
Catholic school advisor sees "renaissance"
John Fish, the
CEO of Suffolk Construction who is a member of a committee
overhauling Dorchester and Mattapan's Catholic school
system, laid out his vision for the project's future- and
addressed some lingering questions about the reconstruction
of local school buildings in an interview with the
The good, the bad, and the
unfinished work of
reclaiming Dorchester's shoreline
Peter F. Stevens
courtesy of Celia McDonough
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