Archive for October, 2016

Local Group Looks to Raise Awareness of City Gas Leaks

October 28, 2016
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By Dan Murphy With the problem reportedly costing Boston-area consumers $90 million a year as utilities companies routinely bill them for the expense, a group of 350 concerned mothers, grandmothers and other children’s caretakers statewide are now working to bring the issue of natural-gas leaks to the forefront. Ania Camargo, who is leading the...
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Urban Paintings Show A Colorful, Gritty Side of Boston

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel There are few out-of-the-way corners in the city that Jim Connelly hasn’t been. There are even fewer of those places that he hasn’t painted. The colorful, urban landscape painter has lived in the Fenway for the past 30 years, but has focused his unique paintings on hidden spots within the urban...
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Left with ‘Candy Girl,’ Returns with a Lot of Hoop-La:Bivins, City Celebrate Naming of Court and Refurbishment of Ramsey Park

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Before Michael Bivins was the ‘Biv’ in Bell Biv Devoe or the smooth voice of ‘Mike’ in the teen sensation New Edition, he was a heavy duty baller on the courts of Ramsey Park – shooting from the outside and dishing out passes on long, hot summer days. Bivins, who grew...
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Police Briefs 10-27-2016

October 28, 2016
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BACK BAY KENMORE/FENWAY SOUTH END POLICE LOG Oct. 17 497 Commonwealth Ave. – Robbery – Street 46 Claremont St. – Robbery – Street 15 Lansdowne St. – Disorderly Conduct 450 Shawmut Ave. – Assault Simple – Battery 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 401 Park Drive – Auto Theft – Motorcycle/Scooter 10 Huntington...
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Toss the Kale, Shelve the Sushi: the Real Boston can be found in a Pot of Beans

October 28, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone The chill of fall always makes me think of beans. Boston is the so-called ‘Beantown,’ even if the old moniker no longer sticks to a new, sleek City made of reflective glass – not brick and granite – and trending more to sushi than molasses-soaked brown bread dripping of beans....
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Why I Am Yes on 2

October 28, 2016
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If all you know about Question 2, the ballot question that would lift the cap on public charter schools, is what you’ve seen on TV – chances are good you’re confused about how to vote. As the author of the current charter school law when I was a state Representative and House Chair of...
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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...
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Michael Phelps at Forbes Under 30 Summit

October 21, 2016
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Michael Phelps at Forbes Under 30 Summit

Twenty-three time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps waved hello to everyone upon his arrival to the Esplanade on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, where he was introduced to a crowd of several thousand people by Mayor Martin Walsh. Phelps went on to a run a two-mile loop along the Charles River with participants who showed...
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Charlie Puth at Josiah Quincy

October 21, 2016
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Charlie Puth at Josiah Quincy

Indianis Gomez, 17, and Dara Sostk, 17, talk with pop star Charlie Puth at his visit to the Josiah Quincy Upper School in Bay Village this past Wednesday, Oct. 19, where he, Ernie Boch Jr. and VH1 Save the Music donated a new piano to the school. Puth is a very popular musician from...
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Anne Brooke, Former FOPG Chair, Succumbs to Illness

October 21, 2016
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Anne Brooke, Former FOPG Chair, Succumbs to Illness

Anne Brooke, 84, who was the Chair of the Board of the Friends of the Public Garden for the past four years up until June 2016 has passed away after a long battle with heart disease on October 13. She was a resident of Concord, Boston and North Pomfret, Vermont. Her husband, Peter, sons...
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