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The road to a safer street

Dorchester party celebrates changes

By Russell Nichols
Globe Staff / June 18, 2006

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In Dorchester, Ridgewood Street is a residential sliver of mixed signals. Attached to gates, and above the doors of the shingled three-deckers, signs say ``Keep Off" and ``Private Property." But yesterday afternoon neighbors sat on one another's porches and left their gates open listening to reggae music and munching on chicken, macaroni and cheese, and Cape Verdean dishes. (Full article: 386 words)

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