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Parkway group sets up scholarship fund in honor of fallen local firefighter

Parkway in Motion has set up a scholarship in honor of Boston Firefighter Michael Kennedy, who died last year along with Lt. Ed Walsh while battling a 9-alarm fire in the Back Bay. Kennedy, a Roslindale native, was an active member of the group. The $5,000 scholarship will go to a Roslindale or West Roxbury student in grades 6-8, who goes to a school that charges tuition. Applicants have to submit:
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First fire, now ice at decaying West Roxbury factory

The old asthma-inhaler factory on Lagrange Street that caught fire in September had a water pipe burst today, sending a flood of water onto Lagrange Street, most of which went into a fortuitously placed storm drain but some of which just froze on the street and sidewalk. As of 4:30 p.m., police still had Lagrange northbound shut as a city DPW crew worked to shut off the main feeding the factory.
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Citizen complaint of the day: Red light, green light, 1, 2, 3

A concerned citizen senses something amiss with the traffic lights on Spring Street at the Shaw's, and hopes the city can fix it before there's some sort of clash: Street light facing wrong direction. Should I stay or should I go?
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No. 6 BU Women’s Hockey Upset By Vermont

Hosting a Vermont team that made the long trek from Burlington on a snowy Saturday with a 1-11 conference record under their belt, things were supposed to be easy for the sixth-ranked BU women’s hockey team. The final result suggested reversed travel plans, however, as the Catamounts (11-14-1, 2-11 WHEA) came into Walter Brown Arena [...]
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Pedro Martinez Honored At Agganis Arena Thursday Night by Boston Baseball Writers

There was another celebration of Baseball Hall of Famer-to be Pedro Martinez in Boston Thursday night, this time at BU’s Agganis Arena, as the 43-year-old Red Sox icon was honored with the Judge Emil Fuchs Award for service to the game of baseball at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner. “Everytime Pedro comes to Boston it [...]
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BU Avenges Title Game Loss with Win over American Wednesday Night

With starter Nathan Dieudonne in street clothes facing the preseason favorite to win the Patriot League, the odds looked stacked in favor of BU suffering its first four-game losing streak in conference play since 2000. Those who put their money on the Terriers, however, were rewarded Wednesday night, as BU won, 59-54, over American University [...]
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