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THE GREAT DIVIDECity’s proposal for the O’Bryant School met with hedged enthusiasm, skepticismAt the School Committee meeting Wednesday evening, members questioned Skipper about the city’s proposal for the O’Bryant, focusing in particular on the community engagement process in developing the plan and its overall lack of details.
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Shaun Jenkins sues Boston police detectives for alleged misconduct that put him behind bars for nearly two decades
At double murder trial, prosecutor details deaths of Weymouth woman and police officer
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Second teen charged in shootings on Revere Beach over holiday weekend
Dashawn Teleau, 19, of Malden, was ordered held, pending a dangerousness hearing, at his arraignment on multiple firearms charges Thursday in Chelsea District Court, officials said.
‘It’s meant to be intimidating and hateful’: Jamaica Plain church hit with anti-gay graffiti
A Jamaica Plain church that prides itself on welcoming the LGBTQ community was defaced with anti-gay graffiti early Thursday, the pastor said in a phone interview.
With the return of the testing requirement, the diversity of applicants getting into Boston exam schools shifts only slightly
The results show how adding socioeconomic factors into the admission process over the last three years is proving to be a powerful force.
Providence homeowners would see lower tax hike under new council proposal
City council staff said the new proposal would give the average homeowner a $215 increase on their tax bill instead of $400.
R.I. priest pleads guilty to charge of receipt of child pornography
The Rev. James W. Jackson, who had been assigned to St. Mary’s Church, was found with thousands of images and videos depicting of child sexual abuse, according to the US attorney’s office.
Dave & Buster’s to pay $275,000 in penalties for child labor, meal break violations, AG Campbell announces
Employees at the company, which has three locations in Massachusetts, regularly worked shifts longer than six hours without meal breaks, according to the attorney general’s office.
Here’s what you need to know to stay safe from Canadian wildfire smoke
Experts advise staying inside and limiting outdoor time with pets.
THINGS TO DO
Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: June 9-16
This week: the Newport Pride Center opens its doors, a Billy Joel tribute in Providence, sea glass festival, PVD Porchfest, and more.