Archive for February, 2017

Police Briefs 02-09-2017

February 10, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log   Jan. 30 650 Harrison Ave. – Missing Person – Located 794 Massachusetts Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 585 Shawmut Ave. – Investigate Person 11 East Newton St. – Trespassing 10 Saint George St. – Credit Card/ATM Fraud 17 Durham St. – Vandalism 36 Peterborough...
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When the Hospital isn’t About Healing

February 10, 2017
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The hospital used to be an unimposing place for me when I was younger. That all changes the older you get. As more and more things seem to go wrong with the pipes and plumbing of the human body due to age, it becomes more and more likely that you could enter the hospital...
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Congratulations,New England Patriots!

February 10, 2017
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We join the entire New England region in congratulating the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI in what many are calling the greatest triumph in Boston sports history. This historic moment reaffirmed that the New England Patriots under coach Bill Belichick never give up and play as a team at all times...
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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.
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San Sebastian Festival Comes to Boston

February 3, 2017
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San Sebastian Festival Comes to Boston

Martin De Varci dances with fellow members of Aida Silva y Tipiqueando con Sabor, a Puerto Rican folk music group, while stilt-walker Nestor Carrillo chats with other dancers. The group was part of many performances at the San Sebastian Festival on Saturday, Jan. 28, in the South End – a festival that organizers from...
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Boston Protests Immigration Order

February 3, 2017
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Boston Protests Immigration Order

Sarah Ijaz holds a sign of protest during a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order delaying for 90 days the entry of people coming from seven Muslim-majority countries. The rally in Boston took place in Copley Square at the foot of the statue dedicated to Lebanese writer Khalil Gibran – who immigrated...
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Boston City Council Setting the Stage to Combat Climate Change

February 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen At last week’s Boston City Council meeting, held on January 25, legislation was filed for a hearing to discuss dramatically increasing the share of renewable energy used to power Boston through a program called Community Choice Aggregation. City Council President Michelle Wu and District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley filed the...
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South End Meets with Capuano, Will Focus in on Stopping Constant Early Morning Flights

February 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While the South End has been mostly quiet in the fight against jet noise, increasingly the jets up above the neighborhood have not been so mum. With that perceived or real increase in jet noise, the South End has been moved to jump into the long-standing and complicated Greater Boston fight...
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Boston City Council Passes Resolution in Support of the Equality Act

February 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council passed a resolution in support of amending the Civil Rights Act to be more inclusive on the issue gender identity and sexual orientation. The proposed change that is sponsored by U.S. Representative David Cicilline and U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to...
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Mayor Walsh Joins Community for Discussion at BPL

February 3, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Mayor Martin J. Walsh was on hand at the Copley Square Branch of the Boston Public Library’s Rabb Lecture Hall on Monday for a “community discussion” sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay. Walsh counted himself among the estimated 20,000 who descended upon Copley Square one day earlier to...
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