Archive for May, 2018

Unlicensed Security Guard is Caught with a Loaded Gun in Fenway Target

May 11, 2018
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Last March, the Boston Police Department doing a routine check at the liquor store within the Target at 1345 Boylston St., caught a posted security guard carrying a loaded .357 revolver in violation of the Boston Licensing Board. At a hearing on Tuesday, May 8, Boston Police detectives said that they found the security...
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News Briefs

May 11, 2018
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NEW GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS On Wednesday, May 9, Mayor Martin Walsh announced an amended citywide ordinance establishing guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals. The ordinance takes a three-tiered approach to classifying short-term rentals: Limited Share Unit – consists of a private bedroom or shared space in the owner-operator’s...
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WGMS Celebrates Renovation of Washington St Bank of America

May 11, 2018
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After quite a lot of advocacy from the neighborhood over the past year, Bank of America on Washington Street has fully renovated its ATM branch – with Washington Gateway Main Street (WGMS) proclaiming it a victory for the corridor. A spokesman for Bank of America said they added a number of new banking capabilities,...
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South End Landmarks District Commission Tackles Window Violations

May 11, 2018
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For the third month in a row, the South End Landmarks District Commission (SELDC) have had violations on unapproved windows installed in the neighborhood brought before the board. The District Landmark Commissions have been stepping up their efforts to protect the original historic windows. This month, unapproved windows at 163 West Newton St. was...
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Raffles Hotels & Residences to Open New Location in the Back Bay

May 11, 2018
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A new luxury hotel and residences is slated to replace the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center at 40 Trinity Place (430 Stuart St.) in the Back Bay. What is now a red brick building, will soon play home to a modern 33-story boutique hotel and residences. Raffles Hotels & Resorts, part of AccorHotels,...
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Blue Bikes Unveils New Design, Announces Free Ride Day on May 18

May 11, 2018
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Residents will get their first look today at the new Blue Bikes about to hit the streets of Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville, as part of the Metro Boston public bike share system’s new partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“Blue Cross”). The six-year agreement will build on the success of the...
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Award-Winning Chef Matt Morello Creating Elite Edibles for Revolutionary Clinics

May 11, 2018
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He spent his entire professional career working in the country’s best restaurants and crafting innovative tastes in his own bistros. Now, Chef Matt Morello is bringing his culinary skills to Revolutionary Clinics, making unique, cannabis-infused edibles. Revolutionary Clinics is a state-of-the-art medical marijuana company with a dispensary at 67 Broadway in Somerville and two...
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New Meaning to #MeToo Movement

May 11, 2018
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On Jan. 28, at around 9 p.m., police were called to the scene at Slade’s Bar & Grill located at 958 Tremont St. for a fight that broke out in front of the event space involving over 10 people. When police arrived, it appeared that a group of about 12 to 15 woman were...
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Police Briefs 05-10-2018

May 11, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Getting an earful On Thursday, May 10, at about 8:34 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at the corner of Berkeley and Newbury streets. While en route, officers were advised by dispatch that the suspect had possible entered the Arlington Street MBTA station at Boylston...
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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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