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While his peers were clamoring for “Sesame Street” and Disney movies, Patrick Callahan wanted to watch “Hamburger Hill,” a movie centered on one of the Vietnam War’s bloodiest battles. “The youngest of five children, I was raised in a household in which... Read more
Chris Lovett of Neighborhood Network News — Boston's nightly news program — files this report on a spirited rally at City Hall Plaza today in which labor leaders and three city councillors spoke out forcefully in favor of an arbitration ruling for a new... Read more
Parade GuyUpdated June 6— Today's Dorchester Day Parade is going ahead as planned — rain or shine — according to organizers. The annual celebration of Dorchester's settlement in 1630 is highlighted by today's parade, which will follow its traditional... Read more
A hearing on the $830 million sale of the Caritas Christi hospital system is set for the Local 103 IBEW Hall on Freeport St., according to state Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office. The July 1 hearing, the last one of six slated to be held in each of... Read more
A 17-year-old died after being stabbed around 1:30 p.m. today at 35 Harmon St., the Boston Police Department reports. A second teen, 19, was also stabbed, but was treated at Brigham and Women's Hospital, police said. Anyone with information can contact... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports Nicholas Fomby-Davis, 14, of Dorchester, was shot repeatedly in front of 218 Bowdoin St., around 8 p.m. Sunday. He died at Boston Medical Center. A gang-unit police officer who happened to be in the area watched him... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 28, 2010…….Well, that should pretty well shelve for a while any debate over the utility of newspapers. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team said hello Sunday, lighting up the state’s probation department as a workforce whose best... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court has overturned two Dorchester gun convictions in rulings that make it tougher for police to frisk somebody on the street to see if they have a weapon. In both cases, the court ruled neither man had done anything suspicious... Read more
The Fifth Suffolk District is set for a race for its first open state House seat in over a decade, with a four-way Democratic primary that will decide who will replace retiring Rep. Marie St. Fleur. The campaign isn’t expected to heat up until this summer... Read more
Memorial Day 2010: The color guard of the John P. McKeon Post entered Cedar Grove Cemetery this morning, May 31, 2010. Photo by Bill Forry Over 1,000 people gathered at Cedar Grove Cemetery on Monday for the city’s oldest Memorial Day observances in which... Read more
Officials from the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) briefed Mattapan residents this week on a proposed bridge reconstruction project that could prompt the closure of a key stretch of Morton Street for 10 days next year. The plans — laid out... Read more
Dr. Dan O’Leary, who resigned as president of Caritas Carney Hospital on May 14, has accepted an offer to re-join the health care network as a physician. O’Leary will be the chief of Neuroradiology for St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and the Caritas... Read more
To the Editor: A lot has been said about the recent arbitration decision rendered in the Boston Firefighters case. Unfortunately, the facts have been misrepresented. We would like to set the record the straight with some simple points: • Boston... Read more
State senators this week are debating their proposal for a $27.8 billion state budget, which cuts the spending bill by $750 million from last year and will likely lead to further reduced services and more layoffs. “Our budget is not going to be good news... Read more
Supporters of the Lower Mills branch library on Monday night pushed back against the forming of a Boston Public Library task force to handle “transitioning of services” as the City Council weighs Mayor Thomas Menino’s proposal to close the Richmond St.... Read more
Ka Carlos: Bar and restaurant on Hancock Street shut down after double murder. The owners of Ka-Carlos Bar and Grille, scene of a brutal fight last August that ended with two murders, have shut the place down and are in the middle of selling off its... Read more
Dr. Dan O’Leary, who resigned as president of Caritas Carney Hospital on May 14, has accepted an offer to re-join the health care network as a physician. O’Leary will be the chief of Neuroradiology for St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and the Caritas... Read more
Supporters of the Lower Mills branch library on Monday night pushed back against the forming of a Boston Public Library task force to handle “transitioning of services” as the City Council weighs Mayor Thomas Menino’s proposal to close the Richmond St.... Read more
The Boston Transportation Department says that changes to the traffic flow in the Talbot Avenue, Mallard Street and New England Avenue area— set to begin this week— are being made due to "concerns about traffic and pedestrian safety at the location."... Read more
Our friends at NECN will air a special report on Monday that probes the suspicious dealings at a brand-new condominium complex in Roxbury with millions of dollars worth of mortgages that all went into default. How did it happen? Were these all just buyers... Read more

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