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Suspect sought in stabbing

August 30, 2013
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is seeking a suspect for a stabbing that took place Aug. 19 on Heath Street. BPD has released a video that appears to show the suspect chasing the victim after the stabbing. According to BPD, the suspect is described as a white male, 6 feet tall and about 200...

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Candidates talk ways to improve parks

August 30, 2013
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More City funds for parks and streamlining the permitting process were two issues the majority of the Boston mayoral candidates agreed upon during a forum on parks and open spaces Aug. 16. About 300 people attended the forum at the Franklin Park Clubhouse, which was sponsored by the Boston Park Advocates. Mayoral candidates Felix...

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Campaign Cleanup

August 30, 2013
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Campaign Cleanup

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Former JP resident arrested for Minden St. murder

August 30, 2013
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Yerri Perez, a former resident of the Bromley-Heath housing development who now lives in Medford, is being charged with the murder of Edward Villalona on Minden Street earlier this year, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. Perez was arrested Aug. 27 by the Boston Police Department and faces murder and firearm...

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Pub holds Paint Nite for thirsty artists

August 30, 2013
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FOREST HILLS—Easels, paints and brushes are an alternative to trivia night or karaoke at Paint Nite at Eugene O’Neill’s pub at 3700 Washington St. The $45 art class, held twice a month, includes all materials for budding artists to recreate their version of the painting of the day, Eugene O’Neill’s manager Melissa Hunt told...

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Dems to skip debates, host candidate picnic

August 30, 2013
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With a field of 12 mayoral candidates and 19 city councilor candidates, voters can be hard-pressed to learn information about each candidate through crowded forums. The Wards 11 and 19 Democratic Committees have decided to tackle the issue from different paths. Ward 11 has taken a novel approach to the matter, as it will...

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MHC requests Shea Circle preservation plans

August 30, 2013
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The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) told the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Casey Arborway project team in a Aug. 23 meeting that MHC wants to see at least two alternatives for keeping Shea Circle instead of turning it into a signalized intersection as currently proposed by the Casey Arborway project team. The plan to...

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BPD investigates Egleston Sq. shooting

August 30, 2013
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is investigating a shooting in Egleston Square where a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries on the night of Aug. 15. According to BPD, police officers responded to a report of shots fired at 3096 Washington St. around 10:44 p.m. on Aug. 15. The officers arrived to find a blood trail...

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Suspect sought in stabbing

August 21, 2013
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is seeking a suspect for a stabbing that took place Monday night on Heath Street. BPD has released a video that appears to show the suspect chasing the victim after the stabbing. According to bpdnews.com, the suspect is described as a white male, 6-feet tall and about 200 pounds....

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BPD investigates Egleston Square shooting

August 21, 2013
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is investigating a shooting in Egleston Square where a man suffered non-life threatening injuries Thursday night. According to bpdnews.com, police officers responded to a report of shots fired at 3096 Washington St. around 10:44 p.m. on Thursday. The officers arrived to find a blood trail that led them to...

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