Archive for November, 2016

Letter to the Editor

November 18, 2016
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The following letter was submitted to the Boston Zoning Commission for consideration of the South End Text Amendment proposed and approved by the Boston Planning and Development Agency last month.   Dear Editor, I’m writing to request that the commission not to approve any zoning change to South End EDA until after *  The...
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Moving Forward

November 18, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh There’s no way around it: this has been a divisive national election. For many months, we have been following the presidential race, and in the early morning hours of November 9th, that race was finally decided. As many of you know, I supported Secretary Clinton. Waking up on Wednesday...
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Diwali Festival at the Museum of Fine Arts

November 11, 2016
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Diwali Festival at the Museum of Fine Arts

Diwali Festival stories and dance were presented by Odissi Classical Dance and Sambalpuri folk dance groups to a large audience in the new American Wing of the Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Festival performance attracted hundreds of visitors.
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BPL Begins First Composer-in-Residence Program:Debut Concert to Take Place This Saturday

November 11, 2016
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BPL Begins First Composer-in-Residence Program:Debut Concert to Take Place This Saturday

By Beth Treffeisen The first Composer-in- Residence at the Boston Public Library, Beau Kenyon, the director of extra-curricular programs at Kingsley Montessori School will debut his first free concert on Saturday, November 12, at 2:30p.m. in the Rabb Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square. The multi-platform and multidisciplinary event called, “The Sound of,”...
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SoWa Market Celebrates Successful Summer, Looks to Put District on the Map

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The SoWa Market has wrapped up an extremely successful summer season, and already organizers of the venture are looking to take the next step in making the entire SoWa District the hub for art and design in all of Boston. To that end, as the Market has wrapped up, SoWa organizers...
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Villa Victoria, IBA Celebrate Renovation of 11 Units of Supportive Housing on Shawmut

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Isabel Claudio has lived in the Residencia Betances for 10 years or more, but her long-time first-floor room has a new way about it. “It’s very good; I’m happy to have something new,” she said in quiet words late last month during the ribbon cutting on the state-financed renovation project of...
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ISD Commissioner Looks to Continue Common Sense Ban on Weekend Work

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Few things are more sacred than the weekends for those in the South End who spend their weekdays working hard and on the run. So it is, the slow Saturday morning coffee in peace and quiet is something that most look forward to, but for years those quiet moments were greeted...
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Election Results in Boston

November 11, 2016
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In Tuesday’s election, there were 415,536 registered voters in Boston and 269,510 came out to cast their ballot. In Boston, Hillary Clinton won the presidential election with 81.7 percent, 216,754 votes followed by the President-Elect Donald Trump at 14.2 percent with 37,756 votes. Gary Johnson got 2.6 percent with 6,928 and Jill Stein received...
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The Greatest Generation Will Never Be Forgotten

November 11, 2016
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By Sal Giarratani My niece Danikka’s deceased father-in-law was a member of the Greatest Generation. Shortly after Pearl Harbor he and his two brothers all enlisted in the US Army out of Boston’s South End, where they were born and raised. This past Sunday I sat down with my nephew George who always calls me...
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Copley Square Tree Lighting Set for November 28

November 11, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Friends of Copley Square welcome the holidays with the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting on Monday, November 28, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The free event will feature appearances by Mayor Walsh, NECN’s Jenny Johnson, Santa Claus, and Rudolph along with...
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