Archive for May, 2017

A High-End Residential Complex is Slated to Open Next to Ramsay Park

May 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen With a slim crowd in attendance, the developers behind the proposed six-story, luxury residential complex that is slated to go in at One Newcomb Street in the South End, showed off their plans for creating an infill building in an otherwise forgotten space. A public meeting hosted by the Boston Planning...
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Forgotten Corner in the Public Garden is Set for a Plant Overhaul

May 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The corner of the Boston Public Garden that is behind the William Ellery Channing Statue near the Arlington T stop, is the last missing piece of the Friends of the Public Garden ongoing project to restore the Boylston Street side of the Public Garden. What is home to a mulch pit...
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Police Briefs 05-04-2017

May 5, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log April 24 58 Westland Ave. – Death Investigation 70 Burbank St. – Assault Simple – Battery 444 Harrison Ave. – Property – Missing 265 Beacon St. – Larceny All Others 200 Massachusetts Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 800 Boylston St. – Larceny Shoplifting 132 Commonwealth...
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The Foggy Reality of the Seaport

May 5, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone All of the fog and misty rain over the last several weeks jogged my memory about the Fort Point area. I used to love to wander over there to experience the solitude and near-emptiness of that area. The old Boston Wharf buildings were just an adventure waiting to happen. The...
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Letters to the Editor

May 5, 2017
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Re: The Challenges Of Newbury Street & Hard Times On Newbury Street Dear Editor: Mike Jammen’s letter in the April 27 Boston Sun, “The Challenges of Newbury Street,” describes a litany of problems, from recalcitrant neighborhood and retail associations to unreasonable tax and parking rates. However, his conclusion seems to be that Newbury Street...
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