Archive for May, 2016

Peters Park Annual Meeting on May 9

May 7, 2016
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“The Friends of Peters Park will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on May 9, at 6:30pm, at Cathedral Station, across from the park at 1222 Washington Street. All are welcome. The Friends of Peters Park is a 501(c)(3) organization of volunteer community members, local residents and businesses, dedicated to safeguarding Peters Park as a...
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Back Bay,South End,Fenway not Included in BYOB Lift

May 7, 2016
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By John Lynds Following the Boston City Council’s lead, the Boston Licensing Board (BLB) voted unanimously last Thursday lifting the long-standing ban on BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) in small neighborhood restaurants. According to a statement from the BLB, the board will work on drafting “stringent rules to regulate the practice” over the next...
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Does the Pedal have the Mettle?

May 7, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Getting around by bicycle is very un-Boston. Truly, and historically, it is. But Boston hasn’t been itself for quite a while, especially recently. Bicyclists were roundly criticized for years by drivers,  and even pedestrians, and mostly seen as an outlier. They were the folks trying to put a square peg...
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Police Briefs 05-05-2016

May 7, 2016
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log April 25 300 Shawmut Ave. – Verbal Dispute 36 Upton St. – Vandalism 17 Exeter St. – Vandalism 650 Harrison Ave. – Warrant Arrest 760 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting Berkeley/Chandler streets – Larceny – Theft from Motor Vehicle – Non-Accessory Clarendon Street/Columbus Avenue...
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Downtown View:Ducklings Then and Now

May 7, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Duckling Day is coming up. On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, starting at 10 a.m., the Harvard Marching Band will lead hundreds of parents and children dressed like ducklings from the Boston Common’s Parkman Bandstand into the Public Garden in a re-creation—sort of—of Mrs. Mallard’s trip to the Public Garden...
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Letter to the Editor

May 7, 2016
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Letter carriers will be collecting food on May 14 Dear Editor, Saturday, May 14th, marks the 24th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. Letter carriers walk throughout the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many, hunger. So, each year...
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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...
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