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Short circuit sets West Roxbury house on fire

145 Cottage. Photo by BFD. A short circuit in wiring between the first and second floors of 145 Cottage Rd. in West Roxbury sparked a fire yesterday that did an estimated $150,000 in damage, the Boston Fire Department reports. Nobody was injured in the fire, reported at 12:10 p.m., the department says.
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Roche Bros. has all your last-minute Channukah needs covered

Spotted at the West Roxbury Roche Bros. tonight.
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WEST ROXBURY RESIDENTS PROTEST SPECTRA ENERGY PLANS FOR DANGEROUS HIGH PRESSURE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE IN THEIR COMMUNITY

The West Roxbury Committee To Stop the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline Cites The Danger In Placing the Large Vulnerable Gas Pipeline Adjacent To Their Homes & An Active Quarry. Neighborhoods: DowntownWest RoxburyWalthamFree tagging: Natural Gas PipelineDangerthreatvulnerableTopics: Annoying companiesCommunity journalism
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Red Sox Go To Work On Rebuilding Starting Rotation

After learning the Red Sox were out of the running for Jon Lester’s services on Tuesday night, general manager Ben Cherington wasted no time rebuilding the rotation, filling the void left by the former ace signing a six-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs. In less than 48 hours, Cherington has acquired three starting [...]
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12 Ways to Procrastinate During Finals Study Period

Yeah, you know you should be studying, but the interwebs beckon. Here's a list of top ways to put off the inevitable.
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Video: Boston Protests Grand Jury Decisions

Thousands demonstrate on Boston streets in protest of the New York Ferguson grand jury decisions. BU Service reporter Keiko Talley reports on the demonstrations.
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