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Obituary: Mary L. Wightman

WIGHTMAN, Mary L. (Delaney) Of Hyde Park, August 12. Wife of the late William J. Sr. Mother of Marjorie Memmo of North Weymouth, Debra & her husband James O'Driscoll of Mansfield, Nancy & her husband Stephen Crowell of Bellingham, Janie Wightman of Hyde Park, & the late William J. Jr. & Paul J. Wightman. Sister of Gerard Delaney of Quincy, also survived by 11 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning in St. Pius X Church, Milton, at 9. Relatives & friends invited. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park. In lieu of flowers donations in Mary's memory may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148 For directions ...
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Obituary: Peter Kurpeski

KURPESKI, Peter Of Stoughton August 5th 2014. Loving son of the late Mary (Bremner) and Stanley Kurpeski. Loving brother of Susan Kurpeski of Hanson, Patricia Kurpeski of Brockton Charlie Kurpeski and Donna Bortolotti of Milton and Robert Kurpeski of Randolph. Long time friend of Jim McShea. Funeral Services in the Francis E Kenney & Sons Funeral Home 1445 River Hyde Park Sat. at 10 o'clock. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours 8-10am prior Funeral Service. Late US Navy Veteran. Interment in Fairview Cemetery. For Directions and Guest Book please go to www.kenneyfuneralhome.com Parking in church lot opposite Funeral Home. Kenney Funeral Home(617) 361-2450
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West Nile Virus Alert Level Raised to 'Moderate' in Boston

A mosquito pool in Hyde Park tested positive for West Nile Virus, the third such positive test in Boston in the past three weeks.
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Obituary: Anna R. Aprea

APREA, Anna R. (Panzini)-Conti Of Hyde Park, formerly of Readville, August 5. Beloved wife of the late Rocco J. Devoted daughter of the late Vincenzo and Concetta Panzini. Mother of Deborah A. Coyle and her husband Paul of Needham, Donald J. Conti and his wife Debra of Londonderry, N.H. and Stephen J. Conti of Jacksonville, FL. Sister of O. Mary Constantino of Hyde Park and the late Catherine Pazienza and Antoinette "Tony" Lazarovich. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park at 11:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at Laughlin, Nichols & Pennacchio Funeral Home, 34 ...
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Obituary: Palma Carrigan

CARRIGAN, Palma "Pam" (D'Alessandro) Of Hyde Park, August 3. Beloved wife of the late John E. Carrigan. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8. Complete notice on Tuesday. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham (781) 326-0500
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DPW worker charged with selling heroin out of his truck in Mattapan

The Globe reports the guy cleaned up in more ways than one - at least until officers who had him under surveillance at the Dana Avenue DPW yard arrested him on River Street.
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Obituary: Ghattas Rouhana

ROUHANA, Ghattas Of Hyde Park, July 30 age 56. Beloved husband of Jeanne (Abizeid). Devoted father of Charbel of Hyde Park. Also survived by many loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St, HYDE PARK, Wed. morning at 9. Followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Cedars of Lebanon Church at 10. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday evening 4-8 at the funeral home. Interment at Brookdale Cemetery Dedham. For directions and guestbook, please visit thomasfuneralhomes.com Carroll-Thomas Funeral HomeHyde Park 617-361-3216
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Bottoms Up: Boston to Receive 75 New Liquor Licenses

Select areas of Boston will receive 75 liquor licenses over the next three years after a Massachusetts joint committee approved an economic development bill on Wednesday night.
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Obituary: John D. Teehan

TEEHAN, John D. Of Hyde Park, July 29th, age 75. Beloved husband of the late Virginia A. (Battaglino). Cherished son of the late John and Eleanor (Smith) Teehan. Devoted father of Mary Bennett and her husband John of Hyde Park, John and his wife Janet of N. Easton, Michael and his wife Dyan of Roslindale, Ann Flynn and her husband David of Hyde Park, Paul and his wife Leanne of Dedham, Matthew of Lynnfield, and the late Patricia Teehan. Cherished brother of the late Robert Teehan and brother-in-law of Carolyn Teehan of Dedham. Loving "Papa" of 15 grandchildren and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Funeral from the Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St., HYDE PARK, ...
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No kidding: There are goats in Hyde Park

We drove down West Street to the very end (just past River) this afternoon and, yes, just like we herd, there were goats there, behind a fence in a new "Goat Management Area." The Southwest Boston Community Development Corp. rented the four goats for eight weeks to eat up a really baaad infestation of poison ivy on a city-owned urban wild off the Neponset River - through which local high-school kids will lay down paths after the goats leave. According to the city:
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They get Boston's goats

Urban goat. Photo via the mayor's office. Boston Magazine reports the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation is renting goats to chow down on all the poison ivy infesting an urban wilds at the end of West Street in Hyde Park.
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