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NFL/LISC Grassroots Program and New England Patriots Grant $250,000 to Install New Synthetic Turf Field at Madison Park High School  Patriots.com

BOSTON - MAY 21, 2019 - Madison Park High School will get a new synthetic turf football field thanks in part to a $250,000 grant from the New England Patriots ...



Letters to the editor  Boston Herald

Pay those tickets It's not often I back Mayor Walsh, but when it comes to having no sympathy for moaning parking scofflaws who constantly abuse all of us with ...



Amid bold aspirations, Boston turns a blind eye to underused Madison Park High School  The Boston Globe

Re “Developers must answer the call for diversity and inclusion” by Martin J. Walsh and Brian Golden (Opinion, Feb. 14): It is perplexing that during this time of ...



BMC partnership brings training, job opportunities to Madison Park students  BayStateBanner

Students in Madison Park Technical Vocational High School's allied health programs have a new opportunity this year to shadow health professionals at Boston ...



2 Boston High School Students Surprised With Full College Scholarships  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Overcome with tears of joy, two Madison Park Technical Vocational High School seniors, Ann Merullo and Rosedina Blanc, got the surprise of ...



Dorchester man gets life sentence for murder committed months after release  The Boston Globe

Shaquille Brown, a 24-year-old who spent much of his adolescence behind bars, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Thursday for ...



Director of Madison Park high school in Boston is placed on leave  The Boston Globe

Boston public school officials placed the executive director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School on paid leave Monday, making him the latest ...



FOR HER, 'THE ZONE' IS WHERE IT'S AT  Dorchester Reporter

Student-athlete program in BPS getting it done Even with a last-minute venue change and temperatures in the low '40s, the fields at Madison Park High School ...



Final test of survival for Madison Park  Boston Herald

A radical plan to save Roxbury's Madison Park High School from state takeover is being rolled out this week as 50 new teachers join the staff, a longer school ...



One School's Dilemma Raises Questions About How To Handle Boston's Oldest Students  WBUR

Since at least 2015, the district has tried to restore an across-the-board age limit. But last week, BPS announced that it will once again soften its efforts when it ...



Madison Park High is underperforming, state says  The Boston Globe

Massachusetts officials on Wednesday designated Boston's long-struggling vocational high school as “underperforming,” a declaration that puts the school at ...



Madison Park executive director to return  The Boston Globe

Boston school officials have completed an internal investigation involving Kevin McCaskill, the executive director at Madison Park Technical Vocational High ...



Roller Coaster Year Ends For Boston's Only Vocational-Tech High School  WBUR

It's the last day of the school year for Boston schools. For the city's only vocational-technical high school, the year has been a roller coaster. Madison Park ...



Timeline of Madison Park High School  Boston Globe

A timeline of key moments at Madison Park High School.



Madison Park, Boston's Only Vo-Tech High School, Tries To Emerge From Years Of Struggle  WBUR

On the first day of the academic year for Boston Public Schools, district leaders are paying particular attention to the city's only vocational-technical high school, ...



Review ordered at Boston's Madison Park High School  Boston Globe

City and school officials said Friday that they are launching an “intervention” to improve long-struggling Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, a move ...



A call to fix or shut Madison Park school  Boston Globe

Boston's only vocational school needs to improve quickly or be shut down, replaced by an independent regional vocational school, according to an internal ...



Madison Park headmaster exit caps troubled week  BayStateBanner

As if Madison Park Technical Vocational High School hadn't had enough turmoil already this year, the Boston Public School department announced over the ...



3 Months After Student Walkout, Madison Park Administrators See Progress  WBUR

Twelve weeks after students at Boston's only vocational high school found themselves without classes to attend, school administrators believe they've ...



High School Basketball Player ‘Very Embarrassed’ After 93-7 Blowout  CBS Boston / WBZ

BOSTON (CBS) – Madison Park High School senior Francisca Barros-Depina says her last basketball game was one she will never forget even though she'd ...



Everything You Need to Know About Boston's March for Our Lives  Thrillist

The survivors of last month's deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida -- with the help of gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety -- are organizing the ...



25 Years Ago Today, Nelson Mandela Delivered An Electrifying Speech In Boston To Thousands  WBUR

Thousands stood in sweltering heat to hear Nelson Mandela speak at Madison Park High's gymnasium 25 years ago today. Mandela had just been released ...



Madison Park Students Still Waiting On Class Schedules A Week Into School  WBUR

It's been a full week into the new school year and many students at the city's only vocational-technical high school say they are still waiting for class schedules.



Fenway girls net emotional City semifinal win for their coach  The Boston Globe

Fenway (13-1) will take on Latin Academy (16-3) in Thursday's BCL final at Madison Park.



Paul Lewis, 55, BU football star who went on to work with at-risk youths  The Boston Globe

Paul Lewis, a former record-breaking football player for Boston University, knew firsthand what it was like to overcome adversity and make the most of life's ...



Roxbury born  BayStateBanner

Founded in 1630, Roxbury was one of the original settlements Puritans established in the Massachusetts Bay colony. Generations of African Americans have ...



BPS tech chief: Schools can help lure Amazon  Boston Herald

City schools offer computer science courses and 1000 students were recently given paid internships at local tech companies — a few of the talking points City ...



Recipe for success!  Boston Herald

Victorious Madison Park High School student chefs who cooked up a tasty, healthy, cost-effective school lunch will advance to a national competition after ...



New committee to improve equity in building industry  BayStateBanner

The Boston City Council Committee on Government Operations held a public hearing last Friday on the establishment of a commission for economic justice ...



Bostons March For Our Lives Gets Underway  Boston, MA Patch

Boston's March For Our Lives Begins - Boston, MA - Saturday's anti-gun violence protest begins at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School and ends ...



Dorchester Art Project to kick-off 2019 with a nationally-curated Postal Sticker Show  Dorchester Post

The Dorchester Art Project has prepared a new show to kickstart 2019 by showcasing some of the best artists of the local graffiti scene. Priority Made is a ...



Nelson Mandela's 1990 visit left lasting impression  Boston Globe

For days before Nelson Mandela arrived in Boston on his triumphant 1990 US tour, Madison Park High School in Roxbury crackled with anticipation. When the ...



Second Boston headmaster under scrutiny  Boston Globe

The acting headmaster of Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Boston was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday amid a federal ...



High school student stabbed near Roxbury school  Boston Globe

A 17-year-old enrolled in a summer program at Madison Park High School was taken to the hospital after being stabbed outside the school this morning, police ...



Exploring Brutalist Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts  Architectural Digest

A new pocket guide to Boston, Massachusetts, serves as a travel companion for Brutalist architecture enthusiasts.



Muslims celebrate Eid in Roxbury  BayStateBanner

A crowd of more than 3,000 Muslims knelt on the turf at Madison Park High School on June 25, facing the rising sun as Imam Shaykh Basyouny Nehela gave a ...



Brutalism Is Back? A New Map To Boston's Monumental Concrete Architecture  WBUR

It seems like no one can be impartial when it comes to brutalism — the mid-20th century monumental concrete architecture — in Boston. The buildings remain ...



School Apologizes After Winning Basketball Playoff Game By 93-7 Score  CBS Boston / WBZ

EAST BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – The East Bridgewater High School girls basketball team won its playoff opener by a score of 93-7. No, there was not a typo in the ...



Activists Demand Boston Public Schools Expand Transportation Program  CBS Local

BOSTON (CBS) – How far is too far for a high school kid to walk to school? In Boston the city doesn't provide transportation if students live less than two miles ...



2 Teens Seriously Hurt After They’re Struck By Car In Roxbury  CBS Boston / WBZ

ROXBURY (CBS) – Two teenagers were seriously hurt late Tuesday morning when they were hit by a car near a high school in Roxbury. One teenager was ...



Thousands march on Common to demand gun control  BayStateBanner

More than 50,000 people of all ages and from all over New England joined the March for Our Lives Boston event on Saturday spearheaded by local youth who ...



Following Arrest In Jamaica Plain Double Murder, Mother's Day Peace March Remembers Those Slain  WBUR

One day after the arrest of a man suspected of killing two men in Jamaica Plain, hundreds gathered in Roxbury at the Walk For Peace on Mother's Day.



Community asks for help after stabbing outside Boston school  Boston Herald

A stabbing yesterday morning outside Madison Park High School in Roxbury has neighborhood residents asking for more police presence. “I think they need to ...



Remembering Nelson Mandela’s Trip to Boston  Boston magazine's Boston Daily

Nelson Mandela's visit to Boston in 1990 perhaps mattered more to the city than it did to Mandela. To be sure, the trip was important for Mandela, who passed ...



Vying for greater growth  BayStateBanner

Cesar DaSilva has pictures of his company's design and construction projects, the blueprints and sketches as well as the completed ones, covering the walls at ...



Boston's vulnerable youth wrestle problems away  The Boston Globe

Their futures at risk, they were struggling at a Boston middle school. Kayla Lee Ortiz was coping with anger issues. Mason Houston's grades were slipping.



Boston School Committee approves austerity budget, school closures  World Socialist Web Site

The Boston School Committee on Wednesday night voted unanimously to approve a fiscal year 2016 budget that includes the layoff of hundreds of teachers and ...



Black, Latino students speak up about problems in Boston schools  The Boston Globe

Saturday marked the first of a two-day session designed to give male students a voice in the changes looming over Boston's public schools.



For Some Boston Students, Tracking Academic Progress A Difficult Task  WBUR

Many students across the state are in the middle of MCAS tests, the standardized exam Massachusetts students have to pass to graduate from public schools.



Sen. Warren: March For Our Lives ‘Is What Democracy Looks Like’  CBS Boston / WBZ

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren praised students for their efforts participating in the “March for Our Lives” gun control rally.



Boston's Most Controversial Buildings Prove That Concrete Can Be Beautiful  Gizmodo

Boston, city of charming Colonial-era brick rowhouses lining narrow cobblestone streets. Not exactly the place you'd expect to incubate a modern design ...



Globe staff photos of the month, December 2017  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of frigid cold, Madison Park High School students walking out, First Night ...



Boston Strong: Investing In The City's Economic Vitality, One Small Business At A Time  WBUR

Boston's small businesses are at the heart of our city's economy and community. We can't take them for granted.



Five vie Suffolk County District Attorney  Chelsea Record

With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, ...



The BASE mentors youth through baseball, academics  Boston Globe

A new Boston inner-city sports program, The BASE, offers academic tutoring and life-skills building combined with year-round baseball instruction to youths in ...



Photos: What Happened At The Boston Rallies  WBUR

Scenes from the so-called free speech rally and counter-demonstrations on Boston Common Saturday.



Amanda Hough Named 2019 Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year  Patriots.com

Mashpee Middle-High School's Amanda Hough has been named The Patriots Hall of Fame presented by Raytheon Massachusetts STEM (science, technology, ...



Principals, headmasters named for Boston schools  Dorchester Reporter

Boston’s Superintendent of Schools, Carol R. Johnson, has announced the appointment of additional principals and headmasters to lead Boston Public ...



South Boston Housing Demand Affects School Enrollment  BU News Service

Elizabeth Barrett BU News *Service*. © Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Housing demand is up 17.2 percent in South Boston ...



DaRosa property maintenance company rose from 2015 blizzards  BayStateBanner

Remember the winter of 2014-15, when Boston saw 110 inches of snowfall, most of it walloping the city in January and February? While that season may have ...



In LA, Boston's New Superintendent Seen As A 'Hands-On' Administrator  WBUR

In Los Angeles, Tommy Chang, Boston's new superintendent, oversaw 135 schools serving around 100000 students. While struggling schools largely improved ...



Tito to District 7 candidates: ‘Keep heat on the mayor’  Boston Herald

City Councilor and mayoral candidate Tito Jackson teamed up with two former District 7 councilors to school nearly a dozen City Hall hopefuls on the challenges ...



Mass. watching as Vermont pulls teenagers into family court  The Daily News of Newburyport

A task force created under the criminal justice law Gov. Charlie Baker signed in March will be able to look northwest to Vermont as it studies the juvenile court ...



New England Patriots and USA Football Award NFL Foundation-Funded Grants to 33 Local Youth and School-Based Football Programs  Patriots.com

USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the New England Patriots recently awarded grants for new ...



Globe staff photos of the month, May 2018  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a tulip farm in Rhode Island, local graduations, Memorial Day, Boston ...



Prosecutor says pot deal stick-up behind Eastie slay  Boston Herald

An East Boston teen who once helped save a man after he accidentally fell on T tracks was fatally shot Sunday over $550 worth of pot during a botched drug ...



Showing off A lot of Prom-ise  Boston Herald

There's a Cinderella story playing out in Roxbury today, as prom-bound teens pick up free tuxes and gowns at the Madison Park High School gym, courtesy of ...



Parkland shooting survivor takes part in Boston's March for Our Lives  WCVB Boston

Five weeks have past, but it's still hard for one of the Parkland survivors who participated in Boston's March for Our Lives.



Community Microgrid Projects: The 14 Mass. Plans that Won Funding  Microgrid Knowledge

The details on the 14 community microgrid projects that will each receive study grants of $75000 from the MassCEC Community Microgrids Program.



Patriots spend offseason giving back to community  Patriots.com

Patriots players, cheerleaders and Pat Patriot were very active during the month of April, helping to make a positive impact on thousands of children and families.



BPD Explorers program eyeing diverse recruits  Boston Herald

A Boston teen who grew up in a violence-plagued neighborhood hopes to become a cop thanks to the Boston Police Explorers — a revived program police ...



Friends, family mourn teen in Eastie gun slay  Boston Herald

A 19-year-old man found fatally shot in East Boston Sunday was remembered as a gregarious presence in the neighborhood who only three years ago selflessly ...



Survey: Marty Walsh leads Tito Jackson by 38 points  Boston Herald

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a 38-point lead over City Councilor Tito Jackson in the Nov. 7 mayoral election, according to an Emerson College survey of registered ...



Incoming police commissioner Willie Gross, a keen student of history, is now poised to make it  The Boston Globe

When Willie Gross moved from rural Maryland to Dorchester as a 12-year-old in 1975, he and his mother had the Boston version of “The Talk.” She had to ...



Boston Mayor's Election: John Connolly, Marty Walsh Fight to the End  TIME

John Connolly sat in an SUV littered with the detritus of a long political campaign -- old coffee cups, empty doughnut bags, campaign fliers printed in English and ...



Gelzinis: An immigrant success story  Boston Herald

When Evandro Carvalho landed in the heart of Dorchester's Bowdoin-Geneva corridor from Cape Verde 17 years ago, he spoke only Portuguese. Three years ...



Gophers basketball: Malik Smith getting it together at Minnesota  Pioneer Press

Richard Pitino wasn't surprised by Malik Smith's fearlessness. The first-year University of Minnesota basketball coach wasn't surprised his senior guard lit up ...



City girls basketball: Taneja Jones Drayton finishes strong to lead New Mission past Fenway  Boston Herald

New Mission senior Taneja Jones Drayton elevated her game to a championship level when it mattered most for the Titans. Jones Drayton scored New Mission's ...



This 'Romeo' Educates Men About Domestic Violence  WBUR

For Antonio Arrendel, educating men about domestic violence is “a lifestyle.” He says that like his artist friends, “I do what I do whether or not I get paid.



Globe staff photos of the month, February 2018  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: record temperatures, bringing dental care to Jamaica, retiring Paul Pierce's ...



Mayor Marty Walsh takes charge in BC ceremony  Dorchester Reporter

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh highlighted violence prevention in his first mayoral address at a packed Conte Forum on Monday morning. “No parent should worry ...



The Case for Calling Brutalism 'Heroic' Instead  CityLab

A conversation with the creators of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, which explores the city's remarkable urban renewal legacy.



Activist Stephen Allsop, who burned Confederate flag at Boston Civil War memorial, explains actions  MassLive.com

Stephen Allsop was among the small group of protesters who gathered at the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial across the street ...



GE CEO on $50m contribution: We will “roll our shirtsleeves up and work with local people”  The Boston Globe

General Electric Co. pledged Monday to make $50 million worth of philanthropic contributions to Boston and other Massachusetts cities during the next five ...



A 'starving' school system?  The Boston Globe

While individual schools face painful budget cuts, the Boston Public Schools system itself has more cash than ever.



Patriots Marathon Team Raises $205,000 and Counting  Patriots.com

Patriots Marathon teams have raised more than $2 million to support children and families in New England.



Brutalist Boston Map, Blue Crow Media Architecture Map  We Heart

They're back. For their ever-expanding documentation of brutalist beauties, Blue Crow Media turn their attention to blue collar Boston; which is not just ...



Globe photos of the month, February 2017  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter storms and record temperatures, spring training in Florida, a tornado ...



Black leaders irked with Liz Warren  Boston Herald

Black community leaders say U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren should have stayed out of Boston's mayoral race instead of endorsing Mayor Martin J. Walsh in a ...



Former Patriots RB Joe Bellino passes away  Patriots.com

Boston Patriot and 1960 Heisman Trophy Winner Passes at Age 81.



O'Bryant to face New Mission in title game  Boston Globe

After going scoreless in the first quarter, junior forward Kiana Daley erupted for a game-high 24 points to lead O'Bryant to its third straight Boston City League ...



Hundreds Of Thousands March For Gun Control Across The U.S.  WOSU

Updated on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. ET Hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, parents and victims rallied in Washington, D.C., and across the country on.



Q&A with Christine Sloss - News - Marblehead Reporter - Danvers, MA  Wicked Local

Marblehead High School junior Christine Sloss was very busy helping to lead the the March for Our Lives Boston as an official volunteer on March 24.



29 years later, a DNA sample leads to arrest in Roxbury killing  The Boston Globe

Bessie Kay's granddaughter was missing. Dora Jean Brimage, 19, hadn't come home from a party the night before and now Kay was in her Ruggles Street ...



A Cape Verdean-English dictionary  BayStateBanner

Like many children who grew up in Cape Verde pre-independence, Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves was forbidden from speaking his native Creole language during ...



Barbara Lynch: Cooking for the City She Loves  Irish America

By Michael Quinlin, Contributor June / July 2017. With ingenuity, a lot of talent, and a passion for cooking, Barbara Lynch rose from cooking for the priests in her ...



news Patriots Donate Hundreds of Empowerment Coats to a Dozen Homeless Shelter Programs Across New England  Patriots.com

In early December, the foundation purchased more than 700 Empowerment coats to be donated to homeless shelter programs all across New England.



New hero square memorializes Uphams Corner man killed in Afghanistan  Dorchester Reporter

The city of Boston today installed a new "hero square" at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Columbia Road as a permanent memorial to a former ...



Bunker Hill Day  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Charlestown Pride Week finds new. entry with an old idea – a block party. By Seth Daniel. Charlestown Pride Week is well underway by now with a host of ...



Fisher hoop teams feel right at home at Fecteau-Leary  Lynn Journal

Lynn has a college basketball program it can call its own. The Fisher College men's and women's basketball teams are playing their home games at the ...



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