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Another sure sign of spring: Our first major brush fire

Boston firefighters are in Stony Brook Reservation on the West Roxbury end battling a three-alarm brush fire. Jan watched the rising smoke from the Hancock building in the Back Bay. Stony Brook is one of three areas in Boston particularly prone to brush fires - the other two being the marshes along the Neponset River in Dorchester and the Back Bay Fens along the Muddy River. Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:44
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FAA a no-show at city hearing on jet noise in the southern part of Boston

Massport's Flavio Leo discusses runways and planes. A City Council hearing today on resident complaints about low-flying jets from Roxbury to Hyde Park and Milton was sort of moot, because the Massport officials who did attend stressed they have nothing to do with deciding which planes fly where or how. At-large City Councilor Steve Murphy, who lives on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park had a simple answer: "From this point forward think of us as plaintiffs," he told the Massport officials.
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Man shot in the head with a BB gun in robbery attempt behind Hyde Park restaurant

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 21:10A man coming out of the Fairmount Grille on Fairmount Avenue around 9:10 tonight found himself surrounded in the parking lot by four teens who demanded a bag he had. One shot him in the head with a BB gun, then they all ran away. They're described as black, between 13 and 17, all dressed in black. Free tagging: GunsFairmount AvenueNeighborhoods: Hyde ParkTopics: Crime
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