Archive for January, 2018

Boston City Council News & Notes

January 25, 2018
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The first Boston City Council hearing of the year took place on Wednesday, January 24 at Boston City Hall. The Council welcomed the new City Council President Andrea Campbell of District 4 and three new City Councilors including Lydia Edwards, District 1, Ed Flynn, District 2, and Kim Janey, District 7. Rule Changes: After...
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Police Briefs 01-25-2018

January 25, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Wardrobe malfunction On Tuesday, Jan. 16, at about 7:30 p.m., police responded to a radio call for an assault at 15 Landsdowne St. Upon arrival, officers met with the male victim, who said he and another man were selling T-shirts outside the House of Blues. At this time, several male suspects...
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Old-Timer Goes to City Hall Plaza

January 25, 2018
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By Phineas J. Stone Tax bills went out earlier this month, and if you own a place like me, you’ve spent the past few weeks putting your eyeballs back into their sockets. Property taxes for me, and most in the area, were an afterthought. They were so low in year’s past that they probably...
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Letters to the Editor

January 25, 2018
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A NEW PIPELINE DOESN’T FIT HERE Dear Editor: Developers of luxury accommodations have the means — and the responsibility — to incorporate state-of-the-art energy efficiency and energy use planning into their building designs. Proper planning would take into consideration the City of Boston’s commitment to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.  Options for heating already being...
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A Great State of the State

January 25, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker’s impressive and commanding State of the State address to the state legislature Tuesday evening truly was one of the most powerful such speeches in recent memory. Gov. Baker listed a host of accomplishments of his administration, most notably the progress in combating the opioid addiction crisis and reducing homelessness across the...
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The New Hot Address in Town is One Dalton:Campion and Company to be Exclusive Marketing Agent

January 20, 2018
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The New Hot Address in Town is One Dalton:Campion and Company to be Exclusive Marketing Agent

Tucked behind the Christian Science Center and the Prudential Center in the Back Bay, a concrete outline of a tower is starting to grow into what will become One Dalton, a Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences. Once construction is over, it is expected to be a towering architectural landmark in the heart of...
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Residents Still Concerned Over Natural Gas Pipeline

January 20, 2018
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As National Grid is in the final stages of securing the rights to snake a natural-gas main extension through the Back Bay, concerned residents, in almost a last-ditch effort, came out to stop the pipeline. At a public hearing put on by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) and National Grid in...
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Old Dover Re-Affiliates with New York Streets Area, New Association on Hiatus

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel What was once a disappointing split between the Old Dover Neighborhood Association and the New York Streets area has now become a marriage renegotiated. Old Dover President Ken Smith and New York Streets Neighborhood Association (NYSNA) board member Jefferson Macklin appeared before a crowded meeting on Tuesday night, Jan. 16, and...
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Rabbit Proofing the Kelleher Rose Garden

January 20, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Hidden behind a lush green yew hedge, the James P. Kelleher Rose Garden is Boston’s very own secret garden. During the warm summer months the garden blooms with over a thousand roses, making it a destination not only for Bostonians and from visitors from across the world. But one cute and...
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GTI Properties Seeks Residential Building for Harrison Ave Block

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel GTI Properties President Mario Nicosia unveiled initial plans to the Old Dover Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night, Jan. 16, for a new, 70-foot residential building in what is now a parking lot next to the Cinquecento Restaurant building – a new building that would fill in the gap in the existing...
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