Archive for January, 2018

Play Ball: Boston Named Best Large Sports City in New Study

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel As the New England Patriots get ready to host their first playoff game in Foxboro, one might think it’s the success of the city’s football team that makes Boston the best sports city in America. But according to a recent study done by WalletHub, Boston if the #1 large sports city...
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Mayor’s Office Hopes to Create Something Special on Long Island for Recovery:Replacement of Bridge Could Take Several Years

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The City’s administration is currently beginning to think about what a recovery campus on Long Island would look like, as the permitting and fighting over the Long Island Bridge replacement begins to start. In the wake of the big news that Mayor Martin Walsh committed to re-build the Long Island Bridge...
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CSNA Elects New Leaders with Goals of Improving Transportation

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen The Chester Square Area Neighborhood Association (CSNA) gathered on Wednesday, Jan. 3, to elect new officers and share in a potluck dinner. The election was quick, with Carol Blair continuing her role as president and Michael Rodriguez stepping up as vice-president. Talks quickly turned to what the newly elected board wanted...
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Private Sewer Owners Ready to Meet with BWSC for Relief

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel It’s uncomfortable to have to collect five or 10 bucks from one’s neighbors to cover gas for the community snowblower or the neighborhood block party, but it’s downright wrong to have to try to hit up neighbors for thousands of dollars to repair or replace the sewer line out back. Or...
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South End Very Close to Getting a Seat at the Airport Table

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The South End is one step closer to joining East Boston and South Boston with a permanent seat at the Logan Airport table. State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz reported that his bill to give the South End a permanent seat at the Logan Airport Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has been reported out...
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Police Briefs 01-11-2018

January 11, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Unwanted asparagus On Tuesday, Jan. 2, at about 1:15 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a reported threat at Boomerangs thrift store at 1407 Washington St. Upon arrival, the officer met with the owners, who said they have recently become concerned with a patron who visits the store daily....
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Local Column: Compassion, Dignity and Hope in Boston

January 11, 2018
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Too many of us are tied to the opioid crisis, whether we are struggling ourselves, or we see and experience the struggle right alongside our coworkers, friends, and family. This is an epidemic and no one — no matter where you live, your education, your job, your income —...
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It Was Bound to Happen

January 11, 2018
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A number of months ago we predicted in this column that the Trump administration would move to destroy the nascent legal marijuana industry, even though Trump himself had said during his campaign that he would not seek to do so because he believed it to be a states’ rights issue. The directive issued last...
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Bring it On, Ol’ Man Winter

January 11, 2018
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These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the balmy 50s, are predicted over the next 10 days. President Trump, as usual, tweeted...
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Sweater Soiree

January 6, 2018
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The first-ever Sexy Sweater Soiree by Washington Gateway Main Street brought out a large crowd of people last Wednesday, Dec. 20 – some sweatered up and others donning casual holiday attire. Here, WGMS Director Andrew Malloy, Garrick Durst and Kristin Phelan show off their trendy holiday threads. The fundraiser gathered more than $15,000 for...
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