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Leonard Degnan in Lawrence Superior Court, April 3, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Lawrence Official Gets 18-Month Jail Sentence For Corruption

The former chief of staff to the ex-mayor of Lawrence has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for corruption.

04/03/2014

Leonard Degnan

Ex-Lawrence Official Convicted Of Corruption

The former chief of staff of ex-Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua has been convicted of corruption charges.

03/31/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & JUAN VALERIO2

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day

February 8, 2014 One of the most thriving communities in the city of Boston is the Dominican community. They have created a space for themselves where they’ve become an important part of Boston and America, […]

WBZ-TV–02/06/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & ESTEBAN PENA 2

Happy Faces – Bringing Smiles to Children

9/21/13 Happy Faces is a foundation that was created in Boston with the goal of helping children with limited resources in Latin America and the Caribbean. Last year, they were able to bring smiles to […]

WBZ-TV–09/20/2013

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

I-Team: Stolen Tax Refunds On The Rise In Mass.

The I-Team has learned Massachusetts is one of the areas of greatest concern. We’ve been told gangs based in the Lawrence area with links to the Dominican Republic are very active in this area.

02/05/2013

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & DR. RUBEN CARRASCO ON CENTRO 2

“Art Without Rules” – One Unique Exhibition!

September 22, 2012 What happens when you mix glass, wood, twine, paint and paper? The answer is “Art Without Rules”, a special art exhibition being brought to New England for the very first time, from […]

WBZ-TV–09/22/2012

Manager Bobby Valentine #25 of the Boston Red Sox argues a call during the game against the Kansas City Royals on May 9, 2012 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Valentine’s Controversial Documentary Has Strong Red Sox Ties

A documentary produced by Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is causing a stir in baseball circles.

07/10/2012

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & MILLY CRUZ ON CENTRO (3)

100,000 Dominicans Heading to Our Nation’s Capital

June 30, 2012 Saturday July 28th 2012 will be a historic day in our nation’s capital as 100,000 Dominicans are expected to come together, with one goal in mind: to celebrate 50 years of presence, […]

WBZ-TV–06/28/2012

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO WITH FUNDOARCU'S JUAN VALERIO

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day in Boston

February 18, 2012 On Monday February 27th, Dominicans here in Boston and all over the world will be celebrating the 168th Anniversary of Dominican Republic’s Independence. On this edition of “Centro”, we talk about two […]

WBZ-TV–02/17/2012

A woman was found dead in this Mattapan apartment building in November.

Dominican Counsul Urges Quick Inquiry Into 34-Year-Old Mom’s Murder

The consul general of the Dominican Republic is urging Boston police to quickly investigate the killing of a 34-year-old mother who comes from a leading family in the Caribbean nation.

11/24/2011

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