Archive for September, 2016

South End Soccer Looking to Pump Up Traveling Teams this Year

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The South End Soccer League has been placing children and teens on the soccer field since 2008, and though they started with just 40 players, they now boast more than 400 players and are hoping to expand their older traveling teams. The league brings kids and teens from the South End...
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Cosmopolitan Project at Former IC Church to go All Rental,Back to Community

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) reported this week that the Cosmopolitan development in the former Immaculate Conception (IC) Church on Harrison Avenue would not move forward to the Board at a public hearing scheduled for tonight, Sept. 15. Instead, major changes will be brought forward on the project, including losing parking...
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Red Sox Neighborhood Meeting Builds Bridge Between Residents and the Park

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Bright T.V. screens boosted red and white slides as classic game day hot dogs and hamburgers were being served in the back. Up front, David Friedman, the legal senior vice president for the Red Sox took the stage, pointing out the events and the possible post-season game-day schedule to the audience....
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Invisible School: Neighbors, McKinley South End Academy Forge New Partnership

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Neighbors walked by the huge McKinley South End Academy for years, almost as if it were an invisible entity even though it takes up nearly an entire block on Warren Street and neighbors are prone to “camp out” in its parking lot during off-hours. The school is in poor condition, but...
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Northeastern Crossing Gateway Mixer Works to Build Bridges with Surrounding Communities

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen As the sun slowly went down on a warm early fall evening, people talked to one another enjoying the food and beverages. Together, students, facility, police officers and the surrounding community members mixed and mingled at Northeastern Crossing this past Monday evening, on September 12, as part of the Northeastern Crossing...
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Police Briefs 09-15-2016

September 15, 2016
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BACK BAY – KENMORE/FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG Sept. 6 69 Park Drive – Landlord – Tenant Service 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny – Shoplifting Brookline Ave/Yawkey Way – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 89 Northampton St. – Auto Theft 35 Northampton St. – Investigate Person 700 Harrison Ave. – Violation of Auto Law –...
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Dirty Word Specialists

September 15, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Boston is pretty well locked down as the “dirty water” city due to the rock song by the Standells, but I’d petition the fact that the Hub has claim as the dirty word capital of the East as well. What is it about Bostonians and dirty words? You won’t catch...
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Welcome Back to School

September 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh On Thursday, September 8th, Boston Public Schools began classes for their first day of school. I hope BPS teachers, parents, and students have had a restful summer, and are excited to start another great school year. I know I’m excited — I visited Boston schools throughout the city on...
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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...
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Surfs Up During Hurricane Hermine

September 8, 2016
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Surfs Up During Hurricane Hermine

Bring on the waves! Phil Cohan of the Fenway took a break from kiteboarding at Revere Beach on Sunday. Cohan was taking advantage of the offshore winds caused by Hurricane Hermine that provided perfect elements for kiteboarding on Sunday and Monday, including high surf and high winds.
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