Archive for February, 2018

Police Briefs 02-01-2018

February 2, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Gun shy On Tuesday, Jan. 23, at about 9:20 a.m., police responded to radio call for a weapon found at 199 Massachusetts Ave. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to a building security guard, who said a maintenance worker had discovered the firearm while cleaning the apartment of a tenant who died...
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Winter Lobsters are for Tourists, Right?

February 2, 2018
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I’m always amazed at seeing folks ordering $25 lobsters during the winter season. But I suppose it’s just the way all things have moved. After all, you could go to the market right now and find plump, red strawberries in February. Nothing’s seasonal anymore. In times past, certain things triggered other things. My family...
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How We’re Making Boston a City That’s World-Class Because It Works for the Middle Class

February 2, 2018
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh From around the world and across our nation, people look to Boston for hope, for opportunity, and for a chance to build a better life. From the first immigrant who set foot on the Shawmut Peninsula to the first student from Puerto Rico who stepped into a new classroom...
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Letter to the Editor

February 2, 2018
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PARKING STICKERS WILL REQUIRE SERIOUS THOUGHT Dear Editor: The idea for charging Boston residents for neighborhood parking stickers is not as outlandish as when you first hear this idea, but I do believe before we start tweaking with these parking stickers we should do a comprehensive parking study citywide. For instance, Boston’s North End...
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A Great State of the State

February 2, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker’s impressive and commanding State of the State address to the state legislature last week 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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