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Popular Boston Latino Community Activist Retires 

5/21/2012

She has dedicated most of her life to giving back to the Latino community in Boston and the state of Massachusetts. As head of ABCD’s Boston Hispanic Center for more than two decades, Jenny Cintron has been a key player, in connecting the non-profit organization with the Latino families they serve.

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Donna Summer’s powerful voice was the soul of Dorchester 

5/21/2012 Categories: Donna Summer

Every dance track on the radio today, every wedding that ends with the anthem “Last Dance,” owes a debt to Donna Summer, the Dorchester-born singer and songwriter who died this week at 63. Summer’s big, smooth, confident voice, honed through years of singing gospel as a child at Grant AME Church in the South End, helped catapult her to stardom.

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GOP’s budget ignores needs and punishes the poor of Massachusetts  

5/21/2012 Categories: Budget Cuts

By John J. Drew

On May 10, the U.S. House of Representatives approved far-reaching legislation to cut $310 billion from the deficit over the next 10 years.

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ABCD names building for former leader Robert Coard 

5/14/2012 Categories: Robert M. Coard Building Dedication

By Jeremy C. Fox, Town Correspondent

The Action for Boston Community Development agency has announced that it will dedicate its central office building in honor of the late Robert M. Coard, ABCD’s president and CEO for more than four decades.

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