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By - 4/12/14 - 2:31 pm

Have you or someone you know suffered gunshot wounds,been pistol whipped, carjacked, robbed, had a home invasion?
(Street Violence, Crime?)

Do you know someone that was killed?

**Please share your story.
I'm trying to gather stories and important information.

By - 4/10/14 - 8:38 am

Carolyn "LimeyG" Grantham, whose quiet humor and love of food poured out over the years in her blog, died Tuesday.

Last month, the Globe chronicled her struggle with cancer.

Her last post on her blog was about how the cancer had narrowed what she could eat and then forced her to give up eating altogether.... Read more

By - 4/7/14 - 5:57 pm

I'm tired of reading and hearing about...Home Invasions, Armed Robberies, Car Jackings, Pistol Whippings, Murders...

What about decent folks, children living with Sounds of Gun Shots, Shot Spotters,Shell Casings and Sirens, scared to sit or sleep near a window.....Homicides detectives asking questions?.....
Where I live things are getting bad. Some people think their cities are safe, exempt from the "bad criminal" We are getting... Read more

By - 4/6/14 - 6:44 pm

Hate messages and posts not accepted! This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism

Racist Graffiti No Big Deal, Not Newsworthy?

Reading a news story a week or so ago, I commented on the story. Some people's remarks made me want to start a forum for people to share what has... Read more

By - 4/6/14 - 6:34 pm

This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism. Hate messages and posts not accepted!

When I was a teenager, I worked at a supermarket as a cashier. A man always came to my checkout. He made it plain that he did not like Black, African Americans. He would throw his money... Read more

By - 3/24/14 - 8:09 pm

Community Voices is soon to be no more, Dan Kennedy reports. He adds the Obnoxious Sports Fan is staying on, but will reveal his actual name. A Globe editor claimed to be shocked, shocked that somebody was blogging for the Globe anonymously.

By - 3/12/14 - 9:36 am

Team Brookline has 42 runners, 4 charitable causes…
and advice from its own mental health expert.

Everyone who ran in, attended, watched, supported the Marathon last year keenly felt the effects of the day and what followed. For many of us, those feelings will come flooding back this year on April 21. But runners training for this year’s Boston Marathon are deep into that... Read more

By - 2/11/14 - 3:21 pm

Chris Helms, who set up Patch's JP effort back when Patch was full of hope and optimism and actual reporters, is cranking up Jamaica Plain News.

By - 1/17/14 - 8:50 pm

The Sony PlayStation 3 has the ability to play high-definition video games and movies, and allows users to share photos and home videos, as well as browse the Internet. Before you use your PlayStation 3 for the first time, you must set the system up and also connect the included wireless controller to the system. After a controller is paired with a PS3, the controller... Read more

By - 11/14/13 - 12:33 pm

Carlos Miller reports a hearing in Roxbury District Court on having him charged with witness intimidation for posting the phone number of a Boston Police public-relations employee has been postponed from today to next Friday.

By - 11/13/13 - 2:33 pm

Carlos Miller, who runs a Web site about the public's right to take photos in public, faces a hearing in Roxbury District Court tomorrow in which police will attempt to have him charged with the felony offense of witness intimidation for an incident stemming from a video showing a police sergeant getting in the face of somebody else videoing an arrest in August.... Read more

By - 10/30/13 - 9:46 pm
Bicycle cops outside Fenway Park

Ethan Long watched police massing outside Fenway around 9:30 p.m.

Craig Silva watched the police sweep people off the street in Kenmore Square:

Police line

Earlier, police worked with the DPW to block traffic into the Fenway area, as captured by RedSox223:

By - 10/18/13 - 10:02 pm

Do you have a LinkedIn profile (or feel like you should) but aren't sure what it's for, or what to do with it? Join Socializing for Justice for a skillshare on Monday, November 4th and learn how to make the most of your LinkedIn profile.

Fee: $10 advance/ $20 door is split with the trainers.
Limited space - register ahead of time:... Read more

By - 10/8/13 - 3:15 pm

October 18-19, in Jamaica Plain & Dorchester.

http://www.idealist.org/view/volop/wcmfn5XC6FsP

Judging is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that represents the Boston Debate League's greatest volunteer need. No experience is necessary. We will train you in a short session right before the tournament you attend and you will be asked to listen to debaters, take notes, offer encouragement, and determine a winner. If you are fluent in Spanish, you

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By - 7/28/13 - 1:40 am

Boston Harbor, Saturday night and an exceptional night for being on the water. Unfortunately the pleasure that comes with an evening boat ride, resulted in a life what ended too soon.

A young man on a party boat was still being searched for after falling 40 feet overboard at around 12 midnight. "The Caucasian male was dressed in leather boots, jeans and a gray t-shirt..."... Read more

By - 7/14/13 - 11:55 am

Right wing radio host Michael Graham has a photo of George Zimmerman as the avatar on his twitter account. The picture he chose was the one taken by police after George shot and killed Trayvon Martin, presumptively in self-defense, on February 26, 2012. Why?

It could be that Graham admires Zimmerman, more likely that Zimmerman is a symbol for a cause Graham supports but what?... Read more

By - 6/7/13 - 4:03 pm

Ron Newman reports Jonathan Monsarrat's lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Monsarrat's lawsuit against him, former Somerville Journal editor Deb Filcman and 100 unnamed people with prejudice, which basically means Monsarrat can't file it again.

Pursuant to the provisions of Mass. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(i), the Plaintiff, Jonathan Graves Monsarrat, in the above-captioned matter, hereby files and gives notice of dismissal, with prejudice

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By - 5/24/13 - 8:29 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the erstwhile Roxbury city councilor expects to finish his federal bribery sentence in a Boston halfway house, starting in July.

The Gazette adds Turner is now also blogging, at Chuck Turner Analysis, where he focuses on national economics through a Boston lens:

Given the Pac Man like quality of gentrification, if Boston is to be a

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By - 5/5/13 - 7:22 pm

A Somerville man's lawsuit over posts on the local LiveJournal and on the local newspaper Web site went national today, in a request for legal help for Ron Newman, named in the suit.

Meanwhile, lawsuit bringer Johnny Monsarrat has been busy digging up the names behind comments he doesn't like and sending them letters warning them to take down their comments or... Read more

By - 4/1/13 - 7:31 am

Update: Ye ed. should have checked the date.

Food blogger (and attorney) Richard Auffrey says he's given a local chef an ultimatum: Move out of town or he'll post details about how the guy is using meat from "large scale, out of state farms" instead of the little locally sourced purveyors his restaurant's reputation is staked on.

If nothing changes this week, then next

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