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Andrew Enos was home in Brockton for less than two days before he flew south again to help with another hurricane. Enos, 19, had been in Texas for about two weeks after Hurricane Harvey made landfall,working in shelters first in Yorktown and later in Houston, as a Red Cross volunteer.
Equipped with six kayaks, a small cargo van, and an intense love for Dorchester’s natural beauty, John Larson is on a mission: He wants to unite Dorchester residents through kayaking. The 62-year-old Larson goes out on the Neponset River once or twice a weekend, although he says he’d kayak every other day if he didn’t have to work.
A new report from non-profit organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay indicates that some progress is being made to improve water quality at Dorchester’s three beaches as public agencies work to repair pipes and other infrastructure that can lead to pollution.
Sonia Solas was homeless with a young daughter when she entered Urban College of Boston in July 2014. They were living in a shelter in Danvers, and she would drive an hour to Boston to attend classes.
Student housing numbers suggest Northeastern University has not created housing at the same rate at which it accepts students, according to data obtained from Off Campus Student Services.
“People gonna rise like the water, gonna calm this crisis down. I hear the voice of my great-granddaughter, saying, ‘Divest BU now!'” Nearly 100 student activists shouted those words, among other chants, as they marched on Boston University’s campus Thursday, December 9, to deliver a petition to the BU board of trustees urging total divestment from fossil fuels.
A Northeastern student is suing the university and several administrators and staff members, alleging that the school mishandled her 2013 sexual assault case and has misrepresented violent crime on campus.
Just over a year before he graduated, Brandon, who wished to keep his last name private, found his roommate dead on the bathroom floor. After only one month of knowing his fellow Northeastern student, Brandon was faced with reporting his suicide, moving out of the tainted apartment and going to emergency counseling.
When asked what he saw as the future of the newspaper industry, Michael Souza, news editor at The Mystic River Press in Mystic, Conn., had a brief response.
At 11:49 p.m., just 11 minutes before the official cutoff of the Ironman Texas, Andy Granda crossed the finish line – and made history. That night, Granda became the first deaf, blind man to complete an Ironman triathlon.