Archive for January, 2018

Council President Campbell Ready to Continue Transparency, Access to Council

January 6, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Growing up in the South End and attending schools in East Boston, it was clear upon hearing the life story of new Council President Andrea Campbell that she had far more in common with the disenfranchised voices in the city than the voices that would typically be heard at City Hall....
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Where to Park? Confusion Along Beacon Street Strikes

January 6, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen It’s been years to make Beacon Street in the Back Bay safer, but now as freezing-cold temperatures settle in and roadways become dicier, the initial work of re-designing the roadway has been stalled, leaving a mess of cones and confusion as to where to park. Beginning on Dec. 20, crews began...
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If You Think It’s Cold Right Now, You Must Be from Somewhere Else

January 6, 2018
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By Phineas J. Stone One thing a Bostonian tried and true will never do is tell you it’s cold. The past week has been one of the longest cold snaps in 100 years by the numbers, I heard it was colder on Tuesday in Winnipeg than on the planet Mars. Still, doesn’t matter. If...
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Finding Our Way Home in 2018

January 6, 2018
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh To all Bostonians: happy new year, and may 2018 bring you happiness and health in Boston. As we enter into the new year, I’m grateful for the people of Boston — I continue to be inspired by our residents’ big hearts and deep love of community. 2018 brings a...
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Congratulations to Our Elected City Officials

January 6, 2018
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We offer our congratulations to our city officials who were sworn into office this past week. Public service is not easy these days. In an era of limited resources, it seems that our elected officials find themselves saying “No” more often than not. And given the cutbacks in funding for state and local government...
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Developers behind Haddon Hall switch gears, pursing residences instead of club

January 5, 2018
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Developers behind Haddon Hall switch gears, pursing residences instead of club

Hexagon Properties announced on Friday, Jan. 5, that they would no longer be pursuing a private club at 29 Commonwealth Ave. The team will soon be presenting plans for luxury residences at the location and will also be pursuing a new location in the Back Bay for the private club. “Over the past several...
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