Archive for December, 2017

City Lights

December 29, 2017
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City Lights

Director Of The Arts Commission, Karin Goodfellow, presents City Lights founder and executive director Duggan Hill with a proclamation of Duggan Hill Day from Mayor Martin Walsh. In Boston, Dec. 23 was Duggan Hill Day, commemorating the 30th annual City Lights Holiday Show.
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Top Stories of 2017

December 28, 2017
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Time flies by fast, especially after attending public meeting after public meeting. The year of 2017 brought a lot of changes to our neighborhoods from concerns over new development projects to traffic qualms, to even just down-to-earth fun events with neighbors. To reflect back on everything that has happened this year, we compiled a...
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BPS Officials Cancel Plans to Change Starting Times

December 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After widespread opposition from parents and a number of Boston City Councilors, the Boston School System has decided to desert their plans to change the opening and closing school times across the city next fall, according to an announcement from city officials last Friday, Dec. 22.   Superintendent of Boston Public...
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More Outreach Needed for Opiate Working Group in South End

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After concluding its first public meeting last month, the expansive Opiate Working Group in the South End has agreed that it needs to have more and better outreach to the overall community.   The public meeting took place in November and included a panel discussion and an unveiling of some recommendations...
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Police Briefs 12-28-2017

December 28, 2017
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HEAD CASE On Friday, Dec. 22, at around 3:30 a.m., officers responded to a radio call to investigate a person in the area of 535 Boylston St. On arrival, police observed the suspect attacking another officer in the vicinity of 535 Boylston St. and moved into assist him in taking the suspect into custody....
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Bay Village Christmas Tree

December 22, 2017
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Bay Village Christmas Tree

Miles Heald (3) eyes the colorful Christmas tree in Bay Village with wonder this month in expectation for all the excitement to come with the holiday season.
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Menorah Lighting at Copley

December 22, 2017
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Menorah Lighting at Copley

The Boston Chabad held a public Menorah lighting in the Back Bay’s Copley Square on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 17, to commemorate the Hanukkah celebration. The event had been rescheduled from Dec. 12 due to inclement weather. Hanukkah ended this week.
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Ward 4 Holiday Party

December 22, 2017
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Ward 4 Holiday Party

Gubernatorial candidate Setti Warren, the current mayor of Newton, alongside State Rep. Jay Livingstone speaking to Back Bay resident Jacqueline Royce during the Ward 4 Democratic Committee’s holiday party at the South End Library on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Warren and others who are vying for the Democratic nomination spoke to the crowd of residents...
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Questions Continue to Stir about NatGrid Back Bay Pipeline

December 22, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Seen from vantage points across the city, a large light up crane marks the start of construction of the future One Dalton development that will feature a luxury residential and hotel tower that will rise to 691 feet in the Back Bay. In order to support the infrastructure of this large...
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South End Neighbors Show Initial Wariness Over Medical Marijuana Pitch

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel News traveled fast in the South End this week about a medical marijuana outfit that has begun pitching the idea of locating a facility in the 600th block of Tremont Street. Several neighborhood leaders told the Sun that Jeff Reillinger of Compassionate Organics has been making the rounds and pitching the...
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