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UMass undergraduates, bracing for an expected $1,500 fee increase, appear in line for some relief thanks to federal stimulus funds aimed toward the coffers of the state's public higher education system. Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to announce the... Read more
Bulldogs Lacrosse: The Boston Bulldogs opened up their inaugural 2009 season with an impressive 9-5 victory over Brookline on March 21.There’s a new lacrosse team in Boston, and it has been a long time in coming. For several years now, lacrosse has... Read more
Fifteen seconds left. The Dorchester Bears trail Boston English by three points. Darius Carter gets the pass, he's standing behind the three-point line. He shoots… swish! Tie game. The Bears go on to win, 67-66. Carter finishes with 29 points and with... Read more
St. Ann's hoopsters reign supreme: St. Ann's basketball team won the State Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) championship on Sunday night at Milton High School, defeating St. Catherine's of Norwood, 61-55. The boys' triumph is the third in as many years... Read more
The former St. Kevin's School on Columbia Road, now listed for sale by the Archdiocese: Photo by Pete Stidman.The former site of St. Kevin's Parish on Columbia Road is officially on the real estate market, and local civic and business groups are taking... Read more
After a School Committee review of a controversial proposal to create a five-zone busing plan for Boston Public Schools rather than the current three-zone one, the only certainty is the need for further changes. Preliminary analysis based on each school's... Read more
Project D.E.E.P. (the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Program) recently asked its students to analyze the 2008 presidential election and then propose a list of priorities for the new president. In short, the children were asked to answer two divergent... Read more
Sebastian Louis, a junior at Codman Academy Charter Public School: Portrayed Abraham Lincoln at a President's Day ceremony held at the Massachusetts State House. Louis recited the Gettysburg Address as part of a special assembly in the House Chamber to... Read more
Students protest school cuts: By Nate LescovicPassing through a tunnel of chanting students and parents at BPS's Court Street headquarters, the School Committee met last Wednesday to receive the preliminary budget. While demonstrators stayed positive with... Read more

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