Archive for October, 2017

Heavy Metal Women to Watch Exhibition at Gallery Kayafas

October 21, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen From intricate sculptures, to mind boggling vessels, to beautiful jewelry, the metal work all crafted by Massachusetts’s women artists are sure to amaze any patron that visits Gallery Kayafas at 450 Harrison Ave., in the South End. From Oct. 20 to 27, Gallery Kayafas will be featuring hand-built sculptures, vessels, and...
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Police Briefs 10-19-2017

October 21, 2017
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Back Bay-Kenmore/Fenway-South End Police Log Oct. 10 808 Harrison Ave  — Towed Motor Vehicle 66 Westland Ave  — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person Gainsborough St  — Investigate Person 10 Huntington Ave — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person Boylston St  — Property – Stolen Then Recovered Carleton St  — Robbery – Street 418 Tremont St  — Death Investigation 303...
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Low Turnout has to be Addressed with New Policies

October 21, 2017
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By Jonathan Cohn, Ward 4 Democratic Committee Every election, the Boston Elections Department has to prepare for 100 percent turnout. In the preliminary elections two weeks ago on September 26th, turnout was a mere 14%. Turnout in the precincts constituting the South End ranged from an embarrassing low of 10.95% to a less-than-impressive high...
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Barks and Rec

October 12, 2017
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Barks and Rec

After enjoying a treat, Jennifer Karey wiped the crumbs from her dog Sunny’s face during the Barks and Rec program at Peters Park in the South End on Saturday, Oct. 7. Scores of dogs and their owners participated in the event, which raised funds for three animal-rescue shelters.
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Common Ducklings Turn 30

October 12, 2017
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Common Ducklings Turn 30

Ducklings sculptor Nancy Schön sits on her creation, 30 years after installing it on the Public Gardens. Thousands upon thousands of neighborhood residents and tourists alike have befriended the lovable Ducklings on the Public Gardens – Ducklings that were inspired by Robert McCloskey’s book “Make Way for Ducklings.”
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MIT Fraternity Blames Harvard Freshman for Violation, but Indoor Waterfall Did Not Help

October 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Phi Delta Theta MIT fraternity located at 97 Bay State Road near Kenmore Square ran into some trouble with the licensing board after an early semester party got out of hand. On the evening of Sept. 3, Sgt. Detective Robert Mulvey testified that Boston Police arrived at the scene at...
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Watson Park:Small on the Map, Big in the Neighborhood

October 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Watson Park on Taylor Street might be one of the smallest little parks in the city if one looks at a map, but neighbors say it has knitted together generations of folks in the area throughout the decades in a way that defies its square footage. Neighbors and former neighbors, including...
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BPL Gains New Outreach Manager to Provide Care to Homeless

October 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In an effort to provide additional care to individuals in need, the Boston Public Library (BPL) has taken on a new outreach manager to provide a path of services to unsheltered individuals drawn to the spaces and resources of the libraries in Boston. The goal of the program is to ensure...
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News Briefs

October 12, 2017
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OPIATE WORKING GROUP TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING IN NOV The South End Forum Opiate Working Group has announced that it will have a community-wide public meeting on the week before Thanksgiving, likely on Nov. 15 or 16, to unveil more than a year’s worth of ideas and suggestions Those ideas and suggestions will center...
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‘Crucial Catch’ with NFL at SECHC

October 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Three organizations, including the National Football League (NFL), will come together at the South End Community Health Center this Tuesday, Oct. 17, for a one-of-a-kind event to draw awareness to early detection of cancer. The program is called ‘Crucial Catch’ and is a nationwide initiative with the NFL and the American...
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