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Marion Tinsley : Nurse from Mattpan holds a newborn she helped to deliver during a medical mission to Zambia last month.Marion Tinsley, a 47-year-old Mattapan nurse who works at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Jamaica Plain, has longed for a... Read more
UPDATE: Police report she has been found and is back home with her mother. Michelle DeVaughn, 14, went out for some pizza around 6 p.m. on Monday and never came back or called, the Boston Police Department's District B-3 reports. Police say she's 5'6" and... Read more
ClarkThe Boston Police Department reports it is looking for Kendrick Clark for the Sept. 22 shooting murder of Shawn Flores on Abbot Street. Clark, 37, is described as 37, black, 5'5" with black hair, 215 lbs. and a heavy build. He's on the lam, so police... Read more
Dorotea Manuela explains why she wants a high school in Mattapan. City Councilor Charles Yancey has a new tactic in his long-running battle to get a high school built in Mattapan: Blasting the city's plan - which he voted for - to spend $115 million... Read more
A House redistricting plan could emerge as soon as next week as the Legislature faces an early November deadline for Massachusetts House candidates in 2012 to establish residency in their new districts. “We’d love it to come out next week, but haven’t... Read more
Norman Barnes, already charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old Dorchester High School student and forcing her into prostitution at Boston-area motels, now faces charges he used a 16-year-old for the same purposes. Indictments unsealed today charge Barnes... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 3, 2011…..U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s lead over Democrat Elizabeth Warren in a poll of more than 1,000 registered Massachusetts voters is so small that it falls within the survey’s margin of error, resulting in a tie between the... Read more
Three health care companies and ten individuals allegedly bilked the state Medicaid Program out of $10 million, Attorney General Martha Coakley said Friday, announcing 118 criminal indictments returned Thursday by a statewide grand jury and grand juries... Read more
Less than a year ago, the biggest challenge facing 11-year-old Tim Burke was a good right-handed batter. But now the little leaguer’s family is calling on friends and neighbors to help their son win his months-long battle against leukemia. Burke’s parents... Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino was joined by charter school leaders to celebrate the signing of a compact that will lead to more collaboration between Boston charter and district schools. As the city’s school department and teachers’ union squabble over a new... Read more
Members of the Boston Collegiate Charter School’s eleventh grade talk cellular biology with teacher Meredith Leavitt. While recently-released results from the Commonwealth’s 2010 MCAS tests show many schools struggling to meet performance targets,... Read more
Dancers performed at the 2010 Irish Heritage Festival in Adams Corner.: This year's festival starts Sunday at 12 noon. Call it a block party with an open invitation to the rest of the world. The third annual Irish Heritage Festival will take place on Sun... Read more
A campaign flier distributed to voters the weekend before the preliminary election by the Frank Baker campaign touting his endorsement by state Sen. Jack Hart was quickly repudiated by Hart, who says he has not endorsed anyone. Hart said Baker’s listing... Read more
Councillor Bill Linehan watched as numbers came in on election night at Slainte bar in South Boston. Former Boston principal Suzanne Lee topped the ticket in District 2 on Tuesday, coming in 272 votes ahead of incumbent City Councillor Bill Linehan and... Read more
Residents of the Port Norfolk neighborhood are showing signs of guarded optimism following a renewed effort by state agencies to turn the former Shaffer Paper Company site into a riverside park. Plans to restart the stalled project were unveiled during a... Read more
City officials and home safety advocates say a recently-awarded $2.4 million federal grant will help up to 175 Boston households remove dangerous levels of lead paint from their homes. Mayor Thomas Menino announced that Boston’s Department of Neighborhood... Read more
Police Commissioner Edward Davis and Mayor Thomas Menino spoke outside 102 Blue Hill Ave. on July 5. The house was the subject of 105 service calls in a year. A man police arrested on drug charges July 5 while living in Boston's first officially... Read more
Frank BakerJohn O'TooleFormer city employee Frank Baker of Savin Hill and Cedar Grove civic activist John O’Toole will face off for the District 3 City Council seat in the November election after emerging first and second from a seven-person preliminary... Read more
The Reporter's Mike Deehan captured reactions from the two top finishers in Tuesday's balloting in the District 2 city council seat, in which challenger Suzanne Lee topped the ticket over incumbent Councillor Bill Linehan. Lee — a first-time candidate—... Read more
Frank Baker: Topped the ticket in today's District 3 election. (9 p.m.)— Frank Baker rode a strong surge from his Savin Hill neighborhood into the top spot in today's District 3 city council election, outpacing his nearest competitor by several hundred... Read more


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