Archive for April, 2018

Mayor Walsh Signs Zakim’s Ordinance to Increase Access to Voting

April 28, 2018
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On Monday, April 23, Mayor Martin Walsh joined City Councilor Josh Zakim and city officials to sign an ordinance increasing access to voter registration. The new legislation aims to provide more opportunities for residents to submit voter registration forms when routinely interacting with City departments and agencies such as the Boston Public Library, the...
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Violinist Robyn Bollinger to Perform Biber to Berio at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

April 28, 2018
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On May 3 at 7 p.m., versatile young violinist Robyn Bollinger, a member of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Grammy-nominated resident chamber orchestra A Far Cry, performs a daring solo concert in the Museum’s Calderwood Hall. In addition to her work with A Far Cry, Bollinger is a popular figure on the chamber music...
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Community Hones Vision for Charlesgate

April 28, 2018
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As the public meeting wound down on a chilly Monday evening after over two hours of presentations and open discussion, hearty applause – two rounds, in fact – the mood reflected the heartfelt community sentiment regrading the ongoing effort to improve the Charlesgate – an area designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and listed on...
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Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association Elects Dolores Boogdanian as New President

April 28, 2018
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After seven years of presidency, Michael Nichols has stepped down from the Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association (ACNA) and opened it up for new leadership to guide the small advocacy group forward. ACNA met for the first time this year on Tuesday, April 17, with their newly elected board to select a new president, Dolores...
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Copley Artists on the Move

April 28, 2018
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This past Sunday, if you were strolling through the Public Garden around midday, you likely would have come across an artist – or quite a few artists – parked at an easel, paintbrush in hand, squinting at the scene before them. Amid sunbathers and dogwalkers were the artist members of the Copley Society of...
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Residents Share their Concerns Over Proposed Kenmore Square Hotels

April 28, 2018
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Two new hotels are proposed to come to the gateway of Kenmore Square, concerning current residents that the large scale project will only make it worse for the congested corner of the city. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held a public hearing on Monday, April 23, at Boston University, where residents voiced...
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Police Briefs 04-26-2018

April 28, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Cut it out On Tuesday, April 17, at around 3 p.m., police responded to a report that a suspect had just threatened another individual with a knife in the bathroom of the Copley Branch of the Boston Public Library at 700 Boylston St. Upon arrival, library security guards directed the officers...
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Jess and Rescue

April 20, 2018
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Jess and Rescue

Rescue, Jessica Kensky’s 6-year-old service dog, napping in his fire station dog house on the floor of the Venetian Room in the Fairmont Copley last Saturday, April 14, for a special premiere of the children’s book, ‘Rescue & Jessica: A Life Changing Friendship.’ Both Kensky and Co-Author Patrick Downes were injured in the 2013...
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Making Marathon History

April 20, 2018
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Making Marathon History

Desiree Linden was proud to be the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years on Marathon Monday, April 16, crossing the Back Bay finish line in 2:39:54 to take home the crown. Crowds still came out to the finish line area in the Back Bay and the Fenway routes leading...
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Mayor Walsh Opens Swan Boats for the Season

April 20, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Opens Swan Boats for the Season

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh (center) hosted the first ride of Swan Boat season at Public Garden on Saturday, April 14, along with Lorrie Higgins. Riding with Walsh and Higgins are Boston Public School students, who brought artwork of the Swan Boats that they created in school. It was the 142nd season for the Swan...
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