Archive for March, 2017

Old Dover Will Apply for ‘Slow Street’ District on Harrison Avenue

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel With creative crosswalks and parklets with panache on their minds, the Old Dover Neighborhood Association was won over unanimously Tuesday night, Feb. 21, to apply to have a City-sponsored ‘Slow Street’ district on Harrison Avenue. President Ken Smith said he proposed emphatically to apply for the district, which is a new...
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Mascots for a Cure Receives Great Donation from Cheers Owner Kershaw

March 3, 2017
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Photos by Joe Prezioso On Tuesday afternoon, Cheers owner Thomas A. Kershaw donated $10,000 to Mascots for a Cure (MFAC) through his Cheers for Children Program. MFAC was on hand with two mascots and some twist and shout music to accept the check. MFAC is teaming up with hundreds of mascots for a cross...
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Police Briefs 03-02-2017

March 3, 2017
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BACK BAY-KENMORE/FENWAY-SOUTH END POLICE LOG Feb. 20 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny Shoplifting Edgerly Rd/Westland Ave – Larceny All Others 2 Thorndike St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Police Vehicle 157 Massachusetts Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 794 Massachusetts Ave. – Assault Simple – Battery; Violation of Restraining Order with No Arrest I775 Commonwealth...
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The Boston of Street Telepathy and the Wiseguy Waltz

March 3, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Last month, I was with a friend who was driving by a certain property one neighborhood away. My buddy saw a large, portly fellow standing on the sidewalk. “Watch what happens here, but don’t say anything,” he told me. “What am I supposed to do?” I said. “Just look serious,”...
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Don’t Drape Our Iconic Public Parks in Shadows

March 3, 2017
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By Elizabeth Vizza One of the world’s most livable cities, Boston is known for the iconic parks that comprise its heart, providing welcome open space in our urban environment while contributing to the physical and mental well-being of our residents and acting as a tourist hub to support our local economy. Boston Common and...
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