Archive for April, 2018

Walsh Calls for Higher Parking Fines to Pay for Transportation Upgrades

April 6, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday, April 3, announced a $5 million annual investment included in the City’s recommended Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) operating budget and capital plan aimed at upgrading transportation infrastructure to benefit all modes of travel. The source of funding will come from an increase in ticket fines in Boston, designed to...
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Police Briefs 04-05-2018

April 6, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Rebel yell On Tuesday, March 27, at about 6:33 a.m., police responded to a radio call regarding a male suspect yelling at employees at Starbucks at 443 Boylston St. Upon arrival, officers observed the man inside the coffee shop before he came outside and began yelling at them and ignored several...
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The Famous Three-Fingered Carpenter

April 6, 2018
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Over the years, I’ve made a lot of friends in the trades and in the construction industry as well. One of my favorite friends is a very successful, Vietnamese general contractor who caught my interest when he was just learning how to use a nail gun. Having moved here from Texas when he was...
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Celebrating One Boston Day Through Kindness and Service

April 6, 2018
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For over 120 years, the Boston Marathon has represented our city at its finest. Every year, thousands of runners lace up their shoes and begin the long trek towards Boylston Street. People come from all across the city to cheer on friends, family, and complete strangers. On Marathon Monday, we come together in a...
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Letter to the Editor

April 6, 2018
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(The following letter was posted by Chef Andy Husbands on his website in late February) Goodbye, Good friends, thank you Dear Editor: Later this spring Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel will be closing our doors. I couldn’t be prouder of all we have accomplished. It was not an easy decision, but it is the...
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Martin Luther King Made Us All Better People

April 6, 2018
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This week — April 4 to be precise — marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King as he stood on a balcony of a Memphis motel room. Dr. King had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the majority of whom were black and underpaid. Dr. King is...
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Nice Way to Spend a Saturday

April 6, 2018
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Walking along Mt. Vernon Street or Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill or Beacon Street in the Back Bay, the outside façades of the houses on these streets have not changed since they were built, in some cases for more than 200 years.  However, the inside of many of these homes have been upgraded and...
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