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Fire rips through West Roxbury house

Photo by BFD. Updated Friday morning. A two-alarm fire Thursday night did an estimated $300,000 in damage to a house on Caledonian Avenue, behind Sofia's Italian Steakhouse on the VFW Parkway, the Boston Fire Department reports. Both occupants of the house got out safely after the fire erupted shortly before 9:20 p.m. at 81 Caledonian Ave.Thu, 11/20/2014 - 21:35
West Roxbury

Developer shrinks size of proposed West Roxbury project, but neighbors still object

Architect's rendering. Existing Eastern Bank on Centre Street on the right. Developer Michael Argiros today showed revised plans for the old Armstrong plant on Lagrange Street near Centre that would include 48 apartments and 81 parking spaces - compared to the 62 apartments and 52 parking spaces he first proposed in what he now admits was a debacle of a neighborhood meeting several months ago.
West Roxbury

I scream, you scream, we all scream for gelato

Looks like the West Napoli Cafe is getting close to finally opening its Ria gelato place, on Bellevue Street in West Roxbury, just off Centre across from the library. While they're at it, they're also giving the pizza place a serious upgrade as well.
BU News Service

Media Continue to Battle Financial Woes

BU's Daily Free Press successfully raised funds to avert a financial crisis, but some outlets aren't weathering the troubled times.
BU News Service

Protesters Complain Police Used Excessive Force

Protesters arrested at Ferguson demonstrations in Boston said police used excessive force on mostly peaceful marchers.
BU News Service

Community Servings This Holiday Season

Reporter Supriya Muppala enters a volunteer kitchen that believes giving back is a mission served all year round. Community Servings helps families suffering from illnesses like AIDS and HIV.
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