Archive for November, 2017

South End Landmarks Approves Boston University Dental School Upgrades

November 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, located at 100 E Newton St., in the South End, will soon see some major improvements as part of the rehabilitation of the existing building and extensive landscaping upgrades. The South End Landmarks Commission (SELC) approved the demolition of a one-story, 1970s cafeteria-addition...
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Illuminus Boston Lights Up Downtown Crossing

November 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Boston artists, designers and performers showed off their innovative and imaginative works by transforming downtown Boston into a vibrant urban canvas of light, sound and projection on the evenings of Friday Nov. 3 and Saturday Nov. 4. The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (BID), luminArtz, and ILLUMINUS kicked off the event...
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Walsh Gets Four More Years with Victory in Downtown Neighborhoods, Citywide

November 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Boston Mayor Martin Walsh scored decided victory in the downtown neighborhoods and throughout the city on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, over Councilor Tito Jackson, getting the reward of another four years in office to continue the work he started four years ago. As the numbers go, citywide Walsh got 70,125 votes...
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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

November 10, 2017
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Back Bay-Kenmore/Fenway-South End Police Log Oct. 30 421 Marlborough St  — Verbal Dispute 20 E Brookline St  — Investigate Property 125 Saint BotolphSt  — Property – Lost 10 Hammond St  — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person Agassiz Rd  — Robbery – Street 20 Queensberry St  — Investigate Property 1747 Washington St  — Larceny Shoplifting 35 W...
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Jailbirds in Every Corner

November 10, 2017
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Maybe I just hung out with a bunch of delinquents and n’er do wells, but it seemed to me in the days of yore that many more guys you came across had done time. An easy majority of Boston men in my life from the time I was little to in my 30s had...
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Letter to the Editor

November 10, 2017
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NABB and Hullabaloo in Back Bay Dear Editor, I read the piece on 29 Commonwealth and the Zoning Board deferral in the last issue of The Boston Sun, including some of the quotes from the people who have been actively lobbying against this project.  Some quotes are amusing — including someone being concerned about...
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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 10, 2017
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“It was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came” “to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month.” “Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...
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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

November 3, 2017
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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

Father John Unni with Noel Christopher (8), Jack Kelly (8), Hal Tailor (4), Quinn Taylor (8) enjoying the event which honored Father John on his 25th year as a priest; St. Cecilia’s Party with hundreds of children, families and parishioners on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, in the Back Bay.
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Small Wireless Antennas Are Causing a Stir in Neighborhoods Across Boston

November 3, 2017
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Small Wireless Antennas Are Causing a Stir in Neighborhoods Across Boston

By Beth Treffeisen Popping up across the city, small antennas attached to streetlights, utility poles, traffic lights and on the sides of buildings are causing some concern among residents who don’t know where they are coming from. In order to shed some light on this issue, Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty has called for...
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Zoning Board of Appeals Defers 29 Comm Ave Application to January

November 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen More than a 100 Back Bay residents sporting the sticker “Keep Calm on Comm Ave” packed into City Hall this past Tuesday, Oct. 31, to show their opposition to the proposed private club slated for 29 Commonwealth Ave., only to be turned away after the applicant asked to postpone the hearing...
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