Archive for January, 2018

District 4 Sees 7 Percent Drop in Part One Crime in ‘17

January 11, 2018
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By Dan Murphy District 4 saw a 7-percent drop in violent and property crime in 2017 from the previous year. According to Boston Police, 3,627 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017, in the district, which includes the Back Bay, South End, Lower Roxbury and the Fenway,...
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The Day After: Snow Removal Efforts Lag for Residents in Wake of Storm

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Residents in the South End unanimously are giving high fives to the City for its efforts to plow during the height of last Thursday’s 14-inch snowstorm, but they’re giving the thumbs down for the efforts afterward. In comments to a person and at the South End Forum on Tuesday, residents have...
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Back Bay Resident to Run 50 Miles for Charity on MLK Day

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Back Bay resident Kevin Koncilja will brave the cold winter temperatures to run a 50-mile ultramarathon, followed by a party at Tracksmith Trackhouse on Newbury Street, to raise funds and awareness for the Martin Richard Foundation. The 50-mile loop will be five 10-mile loops around...
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South End Landmark District Commission Update

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End Landmark District Commission held a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Although the agenda was light, a few key things were passed and or continued to the following month. A prior story outlined the decision of the South End Library Park.   Bicycle Racks Galore The South End...
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Longtime Southender Passes on Dec 17; Services Jan 13

January 11, 2018
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Before computers entered into the photography world, longtime Southender Stephen Grohe was producing amazing photographic images that appeared to be manipulated by computers – but were only a result of his remarkable technical skill with a film camera. Stephen Foster Grohe, born May 10, 1935, to Marion Foster Grohe and Herman Grohe, died peacefully...
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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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