Archive for July, 2016

Here’s the Scoop:17-Year Old Grace Connor Starts Her Company

July 29, 2016
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Here’s the Scoop:17-Year Old Grace Connor Starts Her Company

By Beth Treffeisen The sweet white goo of the marshmallow fluff swirling in-between chocolate ice cream glistened in the hot summer heat, slowly melting into the Café Nero cup. Known as “S’mores” it is one of the best sellers of Little G’s Ice Cream Co. and is capturing new fans with each taste. Behind...
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Vendome Residents Present Their Historic Findings

July 29, 2016
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Vendome Residents Present Their Historic Findings

By Samantha Mellman This summer, residents of the Vendome proudly unveiled their exhibit of gilded age antiquities from the Hotel Vendome. Inside the lobby of the now condo building sits a rectangular glass cabinet that holds a historical bookmarker for the Hotel Vendome’s past. There are over a dozen items arranged together such as...
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Residents Advocate for Ramsey Park

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Something is going to happen around Ramsey Park someday. Residents of the area, which include the large Lenox Housing Development, can see the advancement of Northeastern University, the hot real estate market approaching from the north and the reinvigoration of Dudley Square to the south – not to mention the building...
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Worcester Square Forms Committee to Address Neighborhood Issues

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A special committee has been formed within the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) to compassionately address the well-publicized effects that several Methadone clinics, homeless shelters and vagrants are having on the neighborhood. The new Safety Committee is led by Sahar Zaheer, Bijan Cronin and Andrew Brand and they are collecting...
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Longfellow Bridge Closed to Vehicles This Weekend; Trains Remain Running

July 29, 2016
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM each day. The closure is necessary to perform utility work in the downstream roadway. Bicycle and pedestrian traffic and the MBTA Red Line will be maintained...
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Homeless Housing Initiatives Find Victories

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Just one year ago, Mayor Martin Walsh came out with an initiative to address chronic homelessness and to get people on the streets into permanent housing. There have been victories reported that are significant, City officials said, but the future may not include the trip back to Long Island Shelter. This...
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HUD Awards $3.4M for Job Training and Employment

July 29, 2016
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this week awarded more than $3.4 million in Massachusetts to help families living in public housing and those participating in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program connect with services to further their education, find good jobs, and to set them on a path to self-sufficiency. It...
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‘Puppets on the Common’ Returns Aug 16

July 29, 2016
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The Friends of the Public Garden will present the sixth annual presentation of its popular “Puppets on the Common” show featuring Rosalita’s Puppets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. Master puppeteer and creative director Charlotte Dore will direct a performance of the marionette show “The Enchanted...
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August Happenings at the Boston Public Market

July 29, 2016
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Beat the heat with seasonal tomatoes, refreshing drinks, and ice-cream sundaes! BOSTON – Savor your last month of summer and come see what’s buzzing at the Boston Public Market! Join us in the kitchen to find out why honey is so unBEEleivably sweet. Need inspiration for your next summer dinner? Surprise your guests with...
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I’ll Pay You to Find Out What They’re Thinking

July 29, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone This isn’t going to be about the two political conventions, so relax; I know we’ve all had just a little too much of the bluster and buffoonery from both of our leading camps of civilized discourse. But I am going to start with a reference. After watching a little of...
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