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- Today at noon is the deadline to enter the contest for your photo to be the West Roxbury Patch Facebook's cover photo.
- Tonight the Boston City Council's Committee on City, Neighborhood Services, and Veterans Affairs will hold a hearing on the challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan veterans returning to Boston. 6 p.m. City Hall.
- On Tuesday, the same city council committee will hold a hearing sponsored by West Roxbury District Councilor Matt O'Malley at 10 a.m. to discuss how to improve traffic flow in Boston using signage and enforcement. City Hall.
- The West Roxbury Business and Professional Association and volunteers will be giving out groceries to families in need in the Parkway area tomorrow.
- Read this great article about the growth of businesses on Centre and Spring streets by Michael Loconto, President of West Roxbury Main Streets' Board of Directors.
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