Robin Williams will be remembered for many playing many, many characters, but his Academy Award-winning role as an empathetic therapist in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting” left his mark on Boston.
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Robin Williams won an Academy Award for his role in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting.”
Parking seems to always be tough to come by in South Boston. During snowstorms, residents sometimes get into fights over cones, chairs or garbage cans used to save shoveled-out parking spaces. On weekends, out-of-towners pour into the neighborhood to visit friends.
Now Boston officials are preparing for a 90-day trial in part of the neighborhood, where resident-only overnight parking would be expanded to seven nights a week, according to the Boston Globe. Currently street parking is restricted to only residents from 6pm to 10pm, Monday through Thursday.
Police are investigating a murder in Joe Moakley Park in South Boston.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
As the U.S. advances in the world cup, soccer fever is catching on in Boston.
A livery driver charged with raping and robbing a woman in South Boston was ordered held on $35,000 bail Wednesday.
President Barack Obama’s half-aunt Zeituni Onyango, who lived for years illegally in South Boston, has died, according to according to one of the attorneys who later helped her win asylum and obtain a green card.
Supporters of the measure say the facility isn’t big enough to attract many large-scale conventions.