Archive for May, 2017

Police Briefs 05-18-2017

May 19, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log May 8 43 Dwight St  – Investigate Person 1820 Washington St  – Property – Lost 874 Harrison Ave  – Larceny Shoplifting 180 Newbury St  – Investigate Person 376 Boylston St  – Burglary – Commercial – No Force 781 Tremont St  – Fraud – False Pretense...
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The New Rust Belt in the Fenway, Cambridge

May 19, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Loans only work when they’re paid back, and when they’re not paid – the whole system runs dry. It has surprised me few people in Boston have paid attention to the alarming rate of default/deferral on student loans, which I believe I read last December had been revised to more...
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An End to the Drought — for Now

May 19, 2017
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Last week, state officials announced that the entire state of Massachusetts was no longer in a drought emergency. This certainly comes as good news to residents. Over the last six months, every time it rained or snowed and there were a lot of days of rain and snow, all one could say was that...
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Derby Dash 2017

May 12, 2017
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Derby Dash 2017

Meredith and Nicholas Kovac get a little surprise nose-nudge from Winston the horse during the annual Derby Dash at the John Hancock Tower on Thursday, May 4, to benefit the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit. The event raises funds for the agency that provides residents with neighborhood public safety, as well as educational and...
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Squashbusters Derby

May 12, 2017
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Squashbusters Derby

Hope Prockop, 2017 Squash Master’s Champion, is ready for the Kentucky Derby and the SquashBusters Derby with her hat, horse and racket at the SquashBusters 2017 MFS Derby in Northeastern University’s courts last Saturday evening, May 6.
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Ed Flynn Kicks Off His Campaign in the South End at J.J. Foley’s

May 12, 2017
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Ed Flynn Kicks Off His Campaign in the South End at J.J. Foley’s

By Beth Treffeisen Candidate for City Council District 2, Ed Flynn, kicked off his campaign in the South End at J.J. Foley’s, last week. A long-time favorite place for Flynn, the bar served as the perfect backdrop for Flynn and his family to gain signatures, fundraise, and connect with local residents. Flynn is now...
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Back Bay Family Hit by Auto

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the latest outrage involving pedestrian accidents in the Back Bay, this week a Back Bay family is looking for witnesses who might have seen the accident on March 31 that seriously injured a father and his daughter on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Gloucester Street. “It was a very...
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Kristen Mobilia wants to go “Back to the Basics” in her run for District 8

May 12, 2017
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Long-time communities advocate and leader, Kristen Mobilia of the Fenway, is taking a bold step into local politics and running against the popular City Councilor Josh Zakim for District 8. “It wasn’t something I planned on doing and it wasn’t part of my master plan,” said Mobilia. But, the results of the recent national...
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Boston City Lights Works to Make Kids Dreams into Reality

May 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On a Wednesday afternoon in early April, excited kids bounce their way into an eclectic studio in the South End to prepare for their Dance Basics and Performance Skills class taught by the famous Russell Ferguson, the winner of sixth season of “So You Think You Can Dance.” These children don’t...
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News Briefs

May 12, 2017
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CITYSTRONG TO SOWA THIS WEEKEND The Bachelorette’s favorite couple, Shawn Booth and Kaitlyn Bristowe, are teaming up with celebrity trainer Erin Oprea to bring CitySTRONG to the SoWa Open Market on Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at the SoWa Power Station at 540 Harrison Ave. The trio will host their interactive workout there....
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