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Boston fast food workers strike as part of national fight for higher wages

Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.

School department backs off Dearborn charter school plan

School department officials will move ahead with plans to demolish and rebuild the Dearborn School, but are backing away from plans to turn the school into a charter.

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Mayor, school and T officials outline safety plans for 8th graders riding MBTA

Mayor Walsh, MBTA officials and school department officials outlined their plans to ensure the safety of 8th graders riding the buses and subway trains to school.

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State funds rehabilitation of Dudley burial ground, Roxbury parks

The Patrick administration has secured funding for the rehabilitation of the Eliot Burial Ground, the Buena Vista Urban Wild and the Puddingstone Gardens.

Postal union to Staples: U.S. mail not for sale

Labor activists are opposing a U.S. Postal Service plan to allow Staples employees to provide mail service.

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Dearborn abutters raise objections to demolition, charter school status

BPS officials got an earful from opponents of their plans to raze the Dearborn school building and build a charter school in its place.

Yellow bus service ends for most Boston 8th graders

Most 8th graders are now required to use the MBTA to get to school. The MBTA has not increased bus or rapid transit service to accommodate the more than 2,000 additional riders.

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Boston nonprofits, candidates launch get-out-the-vote efforts

As the September 9 primary looms a week away, several nonprofits and candidates are preparing get-out-the-vote efforts to mobilize the city’s black and Latino voting base.

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City council passes Trust Act, ends participation in Secure Communities Act

The Boston City Council voted unanimously in favor of a measure that would block Boston police from holding detainees at the request of the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without judicial review.

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BPS interns gain STEM experience with MBTA

The MBTA TranSTEM Summer Youth Employment Program gives Boston Public School students valuable experience in the science and technology behind the state’s public transit system.

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