Archive for November, 2017

Letter to the Editor

November 16, 2017
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Clarification of NABB’s Positions and Role Dear Editor, As the incoming (and now current) chair of the Neighborhood Association whose speech at the Algonquin Club is referred to with misleading implications I would like to respond to Maggie Huff-Rouselle’s letter in your Nov. 9 issue. Regrettably its contents are replete with factual errors and...
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The Holiday Season is Approaching — Remember to Help Those in Need

November 16, 2017
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For the vast majority of Americans, the approaching holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holidays bring little, if any, joy. Those who are homeless or...
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Mayor Marty Walsh Wins Re-Election

November 11, 2017
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Mayor Marty Walsh Wins Re-Election

Mayor Martin Walsh delivering his victory speech at the Fairmount Copley Hotel ballroom Tuesday night following a decided victory against Councilor Tito Jackson.
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John Winthrop School Street Fair

November 11, 2017
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John Winthrop School Street Fair

Dialna Rogers (2) and aunt Natasha Macintosh have some fun in  the drum circle at the 48th John Winthrop School Street Fair on Oct. 14. Attendees of the fair got to enjoy music, food, rides, and much more.
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Flynn Bests Kelley via Closer than Expected Race in District 2:Zakim Easily Beats Mobilia, Janey Wins District 7

November 11, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen and Seth Daniel In a race that seemed to fluctuate between close and not-so-close as the night went on Tuesday, the District 2 race finished in a bit of a nail biter, with Councilor-elect Ed Flynn winning out at the wire over Mike Kelley by around 500 votes. Flynn won the...
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‘The Lucas’ Features Stunning Views, Central Location, Unique Layout

November 11, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Development in the tight quarters of the downtown neighborhoods is never easy, but it’s made particularly more difficult when that development involves converting a house of worship into living space. Several church conversions in the South End have stalled or taken years to complete, but on their first venture into converting...
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Fenway Community Center says Farewell to Executive Director

November 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Fenway Community Center is saying farewell to its founding Executive Director Daniella Torres. Torres will be leaving the role after four plus years of service that included leading the community efforts that launched the Center to overseeing its operations. “After careful consideration and discussion with the board, I have decided...
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Office Building on Public Garden Sells to Mystery Buyer at Record Price

November 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Fisher College has sold a building fronting the Public Gardens on Arlington Street for what is being dubbed a new Boston record for price per square footage. As first reported by Bldup.com, the sale was handled by Paul McCoy Family Services – a tax and services agency on St. James Avenue...
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City Ready for Safety Re-Design of Tremont Street

November 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Transportation Department (BTD) is preparing for a complete safety re-design of Tremont Street, with short-term solutions coming online this fall and longer-term solutions being implemented next year after community input. “Through Go Boston 2030, we heard from our residents that they want safer streets and BTD is taking action...
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South End Landmarks Commission Updates

November 10, 2017
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The South End Landmarks Commission (SELC) ratified the unapproved installation of a black wrought iron fencing at the front side and rear side yards of 36 Claremont Park in the South End. The violation was a result of a contractor not applying for building permit to learn that it needed approval by the SELC....
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