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Let’s Get a Different Photo for Bromley-Heath on Google

Googling particular places and events often produces some interesting photos in search results. Sometimes those photos are accurate and reflective of the search item, sometimes they aren’t and sometimes they don’t convey a positive message — like a photo that comes up on Google when searching for “Bromley-Heath.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bromley Heath Homes Renamed for Longtime Housing Leader Mildred Hailey

On a sun-flooded morning, hundreds of families from Bromley Heath apartments sat in overflow chairs in a crowded tent to listen as Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Housing Authority William McGonagle renamed the development Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. Joining them was Anna Mae Cole, a friend and comrade in arms for over 60 years and former chair of the Bromley Heath Tenant Management Corporation that Mrs. Hailey  (and yes she was always Mrs. Hailey) directed for 40 years. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Man Found Guilty in Strangling of Girlfriend

File Photo: Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, left, at an Aug. 25, 2014 press conference at Boston Police Headquarters.

The last time Phillip Carrington stood trial in the death of Celestine Walker, the jury couldn’t reach a verdict. But on Tuesday a jury found the 51-year-old guilty of murder. Walker, 45 when she died, was found dead in her JP apartment in May 2013. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Joy, Resolve on Opening of Multi-million Dollar Early Ed Center

Dignitaries cut the ribbon at the Nurtury Learning Lab on June 16, 2014. From left: Latoya Taromino, Bromley-Heath resident and Nurtury parent; State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez, D-Jamaica Plain; Mayor Marty Walsh; Nurtury CEO Wayne Ysaguirre; City Councilor Matt O'Malley (behind Ysaguirre), JP and West Roxbury; Education Secretary Matt Malone and Bill McGonagle, administrator of Boston Housing Authority.

Jackson Square celebrated a milestone Monday with a ribbon-cutting on a $17 million early education center. But the joy was tempered, for at least one speaker, by the need to keep doing what it takes to lift families out of poverty and violence. (more…) Continue Reading →

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