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Second West Nile-Infected Mosquito Pool Found Near Boston

A Boston-area mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said on Thursday. This is the second positive test in the area this year.
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Second West Nile-Infected Mosquito Pool Found near Boston

A Boston-area mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said on Thursday. This is the second positive test in the area this year.
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West Nile Virus shows up in mosquitoes in Roslindale

The Boston Public Health Commission reported the news today, just a couple days after announcing West Nile-ish mosquitoes in Jamaica Plain. You know the drill.
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Destructive beetle found in Arboretum; another wood quarantine in store for area

Boring bug. Photo by USDA. Used under this Creative Commons license. State officials confirmed today a dread Emerald Ash Borer was found in a trap at the Arnold Arboretum earlier this month and that they are now working on a quarantine zone that would be similar to, if somewhat less strict, than the one recently lifted for Asian Longhorned Beetles.
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Obituary: Catherine M. Dailey

DAILEY, Catherine M.(Connors) Of Roslindale, July 27, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Dailey. Loving mother of Charles Dailey of Revere, Anne Stempleski, Barbara Dennett and her husband Fred, all of Roslindale, Robert Dailey of Manchester, NH, Patricia Elmassih and her husband Ziad of Wrentham, and the late Mary and Kathleen Dailey. Adoring grandmother to ten and great-grandmother to four. Predeceased by her brother, Lawrence Connors, and her parents, Joseph O. Connors and her mother, Susan Teresa Coyne Connors. Visiting hours at the P.E.Murray-F.J.Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, on Thursday from 8:30-10:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John Chrysostom Church, West Roxbury at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and ...
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Torrid pace of luxury development leaves many neighborhoods largely untouched

30 B Street rendering. Construction cranes may be crowding some of Boston's neighborhoods, leaving areas such as Broadway, Downtown Crossing and Boylston Street in the Fenway looking like something out of a SimCity game on "cheetah" mode, but, in fact, Boston's surge of luxury housing is largely bypassing large swaths of the city. You can get an idea of what's going on by taking a look at the Zoning Board of Appeals' long Aug. 5 agenda and comparing the construction projects going before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Aug. 5 in South Boston with those in Roslindale and West Roxbury:
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Obituary: Richard Reis

REIS, Richard 60, of Tiverton, RI, formerly of Roslindale, husband of the late Robin (Cunningham) Reis, died Sunday, July 20, 2014. Born and raised in Little Compton, RI, he was a member of Carpenters Local 33, Boston. Richard was a fun loving man with a great sense of humor and a kind heart. He loved his family and friends back home and in Boston, including "The Swing Shift". He was also a member of the Boston Gun and Rifle Assn. Survivors include a son, Richard, stepdaughters, Erin and Kelly; siblings, Joseph Reis, III (wife Roseanne), Thomas Reis (wife Susan), Eva Marie Phelan (husband Jeff), all of Little Compton, Dennis Reis (late wife Sheila) of Tiverton and Gail Seavor (husband Mike) ...
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Marty Walsh is Boston's Mayor, Right? Maybe It's Time to Update Some Signs

It's been more than six months since Martin J. Walsh was inaugurated as Boston's mayor, but some signs around Boston still bear the name of Walsh's predecessor, Thomas M. Menino.
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Obituary: Clarence Donald Wilson

WILSON, Clarence Donald Of Roslindale, July 11, 2014. Beloved husband of Dorothy F. (Pendleton) Wilson. Father of Donald F. Wilson and David C. Wilson both of CT. Step-father of Robert C. Diamond of WI, and Maryann Diamond of NC. Brother of the late F. William Wilson and twin J. Allen Wilson. Brother-in-law of Joan Wilson. Uncle of Arlene Gelormini and her husband Ray, and Susan Magnarella and her husband Louis. Son of the late Frank and Jeanie (Duncan) Wilson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Charter member of the American Legion Post 36, Roslindale, VFW, DAV, and the Boston Elks Lodge 10. Retired employee of the Federal Government for 35 years, the last 17 years with the USPS. Funeral ...
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Boston Animal Shelter Under Investigation for 'Disturbing' Conditions

35 animals had to be moved to other shelters and the city's animal control director was suspended after the Boston Animal Rescue League warned the city that a Roslindale shelter was in crisis.
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