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On Neighborhood Network News October 23

On the 25th anniversary of the Stuart Case, we talk to former activists in Mission Hill. And we talk about plans for the new skatepark near the Charles River. And a member of the Boston Student Advisory Council talks about reaction to the new disciplinary policy for the Boston Public Schools


A mural adds new life along Warren Street in Roxbury, as part of a series of pop-up public art projects around Dudley Square.
See report.

Mather School Celebrates 375th Anniversary

Video. The Mather Elementary School in Dorchester, the first tax-supported elementary school in North America, celebrates its 375th anniversary. Report aired October 22.

Property Firms Blamed for Housing Cost Spikes

Video. Firms buying and managing property are blamed at a City Council hearing for steep increases in the cost of housing for tenants and condo owners. Report aired October 21.

Funding Helps Students Reach Higher Goals

Video. Federal funding helps students in the Boston Public School reach goals for higher education through supports such as mentoring and financial aid counseling. Report aired October 21.

Performers Dramatize Chinatown Housing Need

Video. A dance group dramatizes the need for more affordable housing in Chinatown, in a series of events organized by the Chinese Progressive Association. Report aired October 21.

Polish Pride Celebrated in South Boston

Video. Mayor Walsh joins local community leaders for a Polish Pride Day celebration at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in South Boston. Report aired October 20.

Neighborhood Gets Help with Safety, Housing

Video. The MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation help solidify gains for public safety and housing in Dorchester's Hendry Street area. Report aired October 15.

New Agency to Help Bridge Economic Divide

Video. The city create a new agency to help bridge Boston's economic divide, with financial empowerment centers opening at three locations. Report aired October 15.

Racial Disparity Prompts Look at Stops by Police

Video. A report on stops by the Boston Police draws a conclusion of racial bias from the ACLU and dissent from a researcher. Report and interview segments aired October 10.

Construction Starts on Boston Public Market

Video. Construction starts on the Boston Public Market near the Rose Kennedy Greenway, with plans for more access to healthy food and job opportunities. Report aired October 9.

Mayor, Executives Discuss Women's Advancement

Video. Executives at a Mass. Women's Forum event describe how to advance more women in leadership roles, as Mayor Walsh outlines his administration's strategy. Report aired October 9.

Support Aired for New High School in Mattapan

Video. Support is voiced for a new high school in Mattapan, long espoused by the neighborhood's district city councilor, Charles C. Yancey. Report aired October 18.

Poe, Raven Come to Roost Near Boston Common

Video. The city reclaims a native son with the new statue of Edgar Allan Poe and the subject of his most famous poem in a sculpture near Boston Common.

Firefighters Honored at Ceremony in Roslindale

Video. Firefighter Michael Kelly and Lt. Edward Walsh, who were killed in a raging fire in the Back Bay, are honored at a ceremony in Roslindale. Report aired October 6.

New Rail Stop to Boost Allston Redevelopment

Video. Officials announce plans for a new intermodal commuter rail stop in Allston, eyed as an added spur to redevelopment of land to be freed up by I-90 relocation. Report aired September 30.

Finish Draws Near for Racing at Suffolk Downs

Video. Fans, support staff and competitors reflect on the end of live racing at Suffolk Downs expected in early October. Report aired September 26.

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