Archive for April, 2017

Police Briefs 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/ Fenway – South End Police Log April 10 50 Camden St. – Investigate Property 29 Monsignor Reynolds Way – Harassment 840 Harrison Ave. – Assault Simple – Battery; Robbery – Street 441 Beacon St. – Harassment 794 Massachusetts Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 111 Huntington Ave. – Larceny Theft of...
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The Haves and Have Mores: The Heartbreak of High School in Boston Public Schools

April 22, 2017
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Over Easter Dinner this past Sunday, I was speaking with a relative of mine who mentioned his family had been put in disarray over the last month, particularly his wife, who had been brought to tears on many occasions and was quite distraught on a daily basis. The culprit:  Boston’s exam schools. I should...
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Letter to the Editor

April 22, 2017
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Dear Editor, I read with great interest Deb Blair’s April 11 letter to the Editor concerning the Winthrop Square garage project. Her position is that the one-time inflow of cash from the sale of the parking garage is worth trading off the integrity and vitality of the Common for today’s users and future generations...
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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...
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Business Breakfast Looks to Connect Small Businesses to Resources

April 21, 2017
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In an effort to continue the momentum of helping small businesses in the South End compete and remain in the neighborhood, the Washington Gateway Main Street (WGMS) will host an innovative South End/Lower Roxbury Business Breakfast on Monday, April 24, at 8:30 a.m. in Gaslight Brasserie du Coin. “One thing we know is that...
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Hard Times on Newbury St.

April 20, 2017
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Stores along the famed street struggle to survive On a sunny Friday morning this past April 7, a few tourists and locals traveling in late for work weaved up and down the renowned outdoor shopping area, Newbury Street in the heart of Boston. But, if one were to take a closer look, many of...
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Createfest 2017

April 14, 2017
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Createfest 2017

Musician Hayley Thompson King during CREATE Boston at South End’s SoWa Market zeros in on the lyrics to her song last Friday night, April 7. CREATE paired up Boston’s best musicians, artists, bartenders and chefs in one colossal event put on by Chef Louis DiBiccari. It was the kickoff to a weekend full of...
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Uses Celebrates 125 Years

April 14, 2017
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Uses Celebrates 125 Years

State Rep. Byron Rushing speaking during the opening recepion for the United South End Settlements’ (USES) 125th Anniversary exhibition at the Harriet Tubman House in the South End.
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Shadow Change Before Council:Would Affect Winthrop Sq and Copley Sq

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Mayor Martin Walsh has filed at the Council meeting on April 12, a long anticipated Home Rule Petition with Boston City Council called, “Petition for a Special Law Re: An Act Protecting Sunlight and Promoting Economic Development in the City of Boston,” that would change the 25-year-old State laws that governs...
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Exchange South End Talking to Jacobson’s, will Host Open House On Site

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Members of the Abbey Group told the New York Streets Neighborhood Association (NYSNA) that they have been talking with the owners of the property next to the Boston Flower Exchange – site of the potential Exchange South End development – about further development. The Abbey Group also announced at the NYSNA...
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