5 Things You Need to Know Today: September 7

Check West Roxbury Patch for Election results. And Mayor Menino sends Boston City Council back to the drawing board for redistricting.


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  1. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino vetoed "Docket 0985" - the redistricting map submitted by the Boston City Council, according to Council President Stephen Murphy's office.  
  2. On Saturday, starting at 2 p.m. at Los Amigos, will be four ribbon cuttings and
  3. Got Boston Public Schools questions about student assignment, transportation or other back-to-school issues, call the Back-to-School Hotline at 617-635-9046.
  4. , for both boys and girls, are today and ongoing until Sept. 14. Today its 4th and 5th grade girls tryouts starting at 5 p.m. You can register online by clicking the link to the registration form in the upper right corner of the website’s home page. . 5 p.m.
  5. Do you have a problem like a street light being out, a pothole on your street, or a bus constantly idling outside of your house? Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.

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