Archive for September, 2017

Bauman Marathon Bombing Story A Focus on Recovery, Overcoming

September 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The stars were out at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown Tuesday night for the Boston movie premiere of “Stronger,” the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, who was injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings in the Back Bay. Bauman was memorialized almost immediately after the bombings in the Back...
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News Briefs

September 15, 2017
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CONCERT AT ST. CECILIA Richard Kelley, trumpet, and composer/organist Richard J. Clark will team up again at St. Cecilia Church, Boston in a free concert of American composers Clark, Hovhaness, Pinkham, and Sowerby on Friday, September 29 at 7 p.m. This concert offers Boston audiences a preview of their upcoming performance at St. Patrick’s...
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Ed Flynn Endorsed by Local Organizations, Unions

September 15, 2017
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Ed Flynn, candidate for Boston City Council District 2, has been endorsed by prominent local unions and organizations, including AFSCME Council 93, IBEW Local 2222, Ironworkers Local 7, and NAGE. These endorsements add to a growing list of elected officials and residents supporting Flynn, including Chinese Progressive Political Action, Mass Nurses Association, Boston’s Unite...
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Fast-Casual Restaurant to Replace Sugar Heaven on Boylston Street

September 15, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A new restaurant, Cava will be replacing what was once home to candy store Sugar Heaven at 669 Boylston St., in the Back Bay. Cava is a Mediterranean culinary brand looking to expand their healthy fast-casual restaurants throughout the northeast and landed at this location for their first location to open...
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USES to Examine Future of Real Estate Holdings at Community Meeting

September 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The United South End Settlements (USES) is preparing to examine its real estate holdings in the South End as part of its year-long reorganization process, and they will bring the discussion to the community in a meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, at the Harriet Tubman House. “During our Strategic Planning Process,...
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Mayoral Debate Falls Flat With Last Minute Disagreement

September 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Tuesday night’s highly-anticipated mayoral debate between the two perceived leading candidates, Mayor Martin Walsh and Councilor Tito Jackson, fell flat on its face late last week when the two camps disagreed about who should be on stage. Political observers and media members all over the City had been anxiously awaiting the...
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Boston City Council News and Notes

September 15, 2017
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Council supports Home Rule Petition to allow Mayoral appointments The Boston City Council on Wednesday, September 13, voted to pass the Home Rule Petition, which will give Mayor Martin Walsh the power to appoint members to vacant or expired seats on certain city boards and commissions if the relevant nominating entity fails to submit...
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Police Briefs 09-14-2017

September 15, 2017
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BACK BAY –KENMORE  – FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG Sept. 5 48 San Juan St – Arson Boylston St – Robbery-Theft 550 Columbus Ave. – Vandalism 550 Columbus Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Police 70 Burbank St. – Investigate person 330 Beacon St – Burglary-Other-Force 794 Massachusetts Ave. – Threats to do bodily harm...
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The Thing We Can’t Say

September 15, 2017
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Social media is a dangerous space. When one talks about “safe spaces” on our college campuses and various villages, they certainly aren’t talking about the digital world – where aggressive agenda-setters live to ruin the lives of others and complicate the simple. A colleague of mine recently related a frightening story about good intentions...
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When Will We Be Next?

September 15, 2017
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The superstorm hurricanes of the past two weeks, Harvey and Irma, that have ravaged the southern part of our country, have made us all aware of two things. First, climate change is for real. The record rainfall that inundated Houston and the winds that obliterated the U.S. Virgin Islands and other islands in the...
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