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The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire at 3 Robinson St. broke out shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday, March 5, did an estimated $500,000 in damage and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury. None of the ten residents in... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a basement short circuit sparked a fire that spread to the first floor of 116 Adams St. around 3:30 Friday afternoon. Local 718 reports the initial call came from children in their bedroom. Firefighters got them out OK,... Read more
The A.J. Wright store on Geneva Ave. will be converted into a HomeGoods in April. Photo by Ed Forry A.J. Wright, one of two anchor tenants in the Fields Corner shopping mall on Geneva Avenue, will close its doors next month as part of a national... Read more
The city of Boston says that the snow emergency that went into effect yesterday will be lifted at 6 p.m. on Monday. The emergency order means that parking is prohibited on all major arteries in Boston. In a noon hour press conference on Sunday, Gov.... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 21, 2010…. As widely predicted, Massachusetts will lose at least one of its 10 seats in Congress during the 2012 election cycle based on population counts collected during the 2010 Census, according to data released from the U.S... Read more
Tina Chery: A pioneer in citywide efforts to curb violence, Chery's son Louis was killed in a December 1993 shooting, not far from her current office in Fields Corner.. The numbers are deeply disturbing: Nearly eighty percent of the shootings in Boston in... Read more
Fields Corner: 1510-1514 Dorchester Ave. at Fields Corner Photo courtesy Fields Corner Main Street A non-profit preservation group and the city’s Fields Corner Main Street program are joining with the owner of a Dorchester Ave. commercial building to... Read more
TJX Companies, the Framingham-based national retail giant, announced Friday morning plans to cut 4,400 jobs as the company slashes its A.J. Wright division, closing 71 stores, two distribution centers – including one in Fall River – and A.J. Wright’s home... Read more
Fourteen would-be charter schools have applied to the State Department of Education to be granted charters to start up new schools in Boston out of 23 across the state. Representatives from several of the applicant schools appeared before a panel of state... Read more

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