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West Roxbury house on fire

Photo by BFD. Boston firefighters responded at 3:55 p.m. to 132 Mt. Vernon St. for what quickly turned into a three-alarm fire. The fire was reported knocked down around 3:20 p.m. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:55
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Fire in dumbwaiter shaft at West Roxbury nursing home

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in a dumbwaiter shafter at the Stonehedge Convalescent Center, 5 Redlands Rd., around 9:15 a.m. Residents were sheltered in place; none needed to be evacuated. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:15
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Citizen complaint of the day: Enough with the damn arrows on street signs already

A disgusted citizen complains about the arrows on many Boston street signs, in this case on Centre Street in West Roxbury: These overhead signs are useless. The text is so narrow that you can't read any of it. What's with the arrows taking up so much room? Is that even standard? Never seen that in any other city. These signs along Centre St are distracting and should be taken down. Too many drivers are going dangerously slow through intersections trying to get close enough to read them.
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Penalty Phase Begins Tuesday in Tsarnaev Trial

The penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins on Tuesday. Paul Dudley has been following the legal proceedings and has this report.
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RunBase Offers a Store, Marathon Museum, Lockeroom, Community

Just one day after the two-year anniversary of 2013’s Boston Marathon bombings, Adidas opened its first United States RunBase store to the public on Boylston Street.
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One Boston Day

Photos from the banner unveiling to kick off the One Boston Day, an annual tradition that celebrates the resiliency, generosity, and strength of Bostonians. The banner was unveiled at 755 Boylston Street where eight-year-old Martin Richard was killed in the second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
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