Archive for April, 2016

Happy Passover

April 21, 2016
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We wish the Jewish community a Happy Passover  that begins at sundown Friday night. The observance continues for eight days and commemorates the Israelites being freed by God from slavery in Egypt in biblical times. Passover commences with the First Seder, which is a special dinner that includes the recitation of the Kiddush, the...
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Jim Rice Still Inspires Local Fans

April 14, 2016
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Jim Rice Still Inspires Local Fans

By Seth Daniel It wasn’t so much a disciplined eye, a smooth swing, or exhaustive off-season workouts that kept former Red Sox Jim Rice in right field for 15 years and gave him a place setting in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but rather, he told a group of young baseball players from Boston...
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South End Open Market Set to Open at Ink Block

April 14, 2016
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The South End Open Market announced this week that after 13 years it has formed a new partnership with National Development and will move the popular market to the Ink Block on Harrison Avenue and Traveler Street. New England Open Markets announced details for the South End Open Market @ Ink Block 2016 season...
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TEA Outlines Goals at Annual Meeting

April 14, 2016
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By Dan Murphy At the group’s 15th annual meeting at Hampshire House on Monday, April 11, representatives from the Esplanade Association outlined their major goals for 2016, including the restoration of the historic Lotta Fountain and the launch of the park’s “wayfinding system.” Tani Marinovich, executive director of the Esplanade Association, said work on...
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Bringing the City to Life,One Baby at a Time

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Last July, Catherine Walker was driving home from her job as a Certified Nurse Midwife at Boston Medical Center (BMC) when a women stopped dead in her tracks right in front of Walker’s car – staring intently through the windshield at her. The intense stare soon turned into a big smile,...
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No Room for Fake Journalism

April 14, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Let me be the one-millionth person to weigh in on the Boston Globe’s fake Donald Trump front page. But maybe let me be the first “weigher in” with some 20 years of experience reporting the news in Boston and with a journalism degree. The news – and just the news...
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Council Votes 12-1 to Extend their Terms to 4 Years

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston City Council voted 12-1 last Wednesday, April 6, to approve a home rule petition that would lengthen Council terms to four years from the existing two-year terms. As a Home Rule Petition, the matter must still be approved by Mayor Martin Walsh and the State Legislature before becoming law....
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Boston Marathon Schedule of Events Listed Starting on Friday

April 14, 2016
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Friday, April 15 John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo:  10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston The 39th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo features more than 150 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services, and events. Complimentary admission...
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Marathon Monday will Feature Many Local Runners in Long Race

April 14, 2016
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Marathon Monday will have local runners hitting the pavement on 26.2 mile, running for the cjhallenge or to help local charities raise funds.  Either way, runners will be pounding their bodies harder than the course. Monday will the culmination of many months of running hundreds of miles in the cold, rain and snow. From...
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Police Briefs 04-14-2016

April 14, 2016
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BACK BAY KENMORE/FENWAY SOUTH END POLICE LOG April 3 163 West Springfield St. – Death Investigation 245 Massachusetts Ave. – Assault – Aggravated – Battery; Assault Simple – Battery; Disorderly Conduct 115 Newbury St. – Burglary – Commercial – No Force 161 Berkeley St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 541 Tremont St. – Towed Motor...
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