Archive for September, 2016

Downtown View:How to Succeed in Downtown Boston

September 22, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor You moved in a couple of weeks ago. Welcome. You’ll love it here. You can walk to everything—work, concerts, shopping, the dentist, the river, the harbor. It’s easy to meet new people because all the downtown neighborhoods have plenty of organizations that are sure to tap into some interest you...
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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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School Bells Ring at Blackstone School

September 15, 2016
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School Bells Ring at Blackstone School

Back to School Buddies: Jessy Feliz, Cameron Weinstein and Jayden Abrahms were ready to get back to classes last Thursday morning, Sept. 8, at the Blackstone Innovation School in the South End. The first day of school came for all Boston Public School students last Thursday, and students and families made a smooth transition...
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Work on Peters Park Dog Run to Start This Week, More Park Improvements Contemplated

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Peters Park is about ready to get some major upgrades in the Dog Run and in the rest of the park as well, according to members of the Friends of Peters Park. Neighbors announced at the Eight Streets Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday night, Sept. 13, that the contractor will begin...
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Marijuana Amendment Passes Zoning Commission, Limits Locations

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An amendment to the City’s Zoning Code that would put in place a half-mile buffer zone on medical marijuana dispensaries, long championed by Councilor Michael Flaherty, passed unanimously last week at the City’s Zoning Commission. It is now in effect and prevents medical marijuana dispensaries from locating side-by-side or at multiple...
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‘Public’ Pianos Coming to the Back Bay

September 15, 2016
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Between Sept. 23 and Oct. 10, the sight and sounds of passersby tickling the ivories will be commonplace in the Back Bay with the installation of four “public” pianos. Pianos located at the Berklee College of Music Bookstore, Boston Architectural College, Boylston Plaza at The Prudential Center and the Central Branch of the Boston...
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Bay Village Architectural Commission Lies to Rest the Cocoanut Grove Plaque

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Cocoanut Grove Plaque may now lay in peace after the Bay Village Architectural Commission approved its new location at their last meeting Tuesday, September 13.   At the August meeting the Bay Village Commissioners agreed that the plaque needed to get approval from the commission in order to guarantee it...
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Mayor Announces 311 Hotline Will Now Handle Access to Addiction, Recovery Services

September 15, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh launched 311 for Recovery Services, the City of Boston’s new hotline support system designed to help people struggling with substance use and addiction to access recovery resources, this week on site in the South End’s Methadone Mile. Anyone in the city of Boston can now call 311, 24-hours a day,...
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SoWa Boston Hosts New Art Installment “Madam President: The Monument to the First Female President of the USA

September 15, 2016
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SoWa Boston is once again playing host to “Madam President: The Monument to the First Female President of the USA,” the timely art installment from headline-making local artist Donna Dodson. Also referred to as “The Mighty Lioness,” the wooden fixture, resembling an ancient totem pole, is 13 feet tall and weighs more than a...
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A Distinguished New Neighbor:Cross Takes Over Consul’s Role

September 15, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Harriet Cross, a career diplomat with extensive experience in international relations, is the new British Consul General to New England. Mrs. Cross began her work on Aug. 22 in the esteemed position as the leader and liaison for the estimated 70,000 British nationals living in the region, succeeding former Consul General...
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