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As The Old Colony Projects Come Down, A Look At Southie Then And Now

The neighborhood of South Boston has garnered a lot of attention since former crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was found in Santa Monica, California, after 16 years on the lam. The demolition and redevelopment of the Old Colony Housing Project speaks to the changing neighborhood and the ghosts that remain since Bulger’s departure.

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