Archive for May, 2018

Handel + Haydn Society Ball

May 4, 2018
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Handel + Haydn Society Ball

Concert Master Aisslinn Nosky during Handel and Haydn Society Ball in the Back Bay’s Fairmont Copley Plaza on Saturday, April 28. The Society Ball honored Deborah Borda, president/CEO of the New York Philharmonic.
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Blackstone Fundraiser

May 4, 2018
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Blackstone Fundraiser

Honoree Caroline Foscato speaking during Blackstone Community Center fundraiser last Thursday, April 25, at Stella Restaurant. Foscato was honored for her dedication to the Center.
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Yawkey Way Gets Critical Vote to Change Its Name Back to Jersey Street

May 4, 2018
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The iconic Yawkey Way will no longer bear the name of former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey after the Boston Public Improvements Commission (PIC) voted unanimously to change the street name back to Jersey Street, on Thursday, April 26. The decision came after an out-pouring of residents clashed on whether or not the City...
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Pathways to Freedom Brightens up Boston Common Monument

May 4, 2018
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Surrounding the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in the Boston Common, brightly colored disks stand out amongst the parks background, enticing passersby to stop, take pictures and wonder what they represent. “Pathways to Freedom” is a public art installation that reflects, 1,800 conversations about freedom, and immigration in the Greater Boston area. Incorporating 44 audio...
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Hospital Employees Volunteer Time to Narcan Training

May 4, 2018
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Last July, Raagini Jawa and Melissa Bachman and their friends sat in a coffee shop near Boston Medical Center and decided they needed to do more than talk about preventing overdose deaths. With BMC neighboring a ground zero location for the consequences of the opiate epidemic, overdoses in the area – sometimes on the...
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BWSC Continuing Major Water Line Projects through South End

May 4, 2018
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The signs of spring in the South End are almost always accompanied by the chirping of the birds, the flowering of the dogwoods and roaring return of trench cutters ready to rip up streets for a summer full of water line work. The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) will be undertaking several more...
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News Briefs

May 4, 2018
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REBUILDING LONG ISLAND BRIDGE Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Wednesday April 2, that the City filed a notice of intent for the rebuilding of Long Island Bridge with the Boston Conservation Commission, taking another step forward in Boston’s plans to create a long-term recovery campus on the island. This filing builds on the Walsh...
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Annual Duckling Day Parade Will be Held Mother’s Day, May 13

May 4, 2018
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Duckling Day on Sunday, May 13 is the cutest family event in Boston. The Friends of the Public Garden, in association with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual Duckling Day. A beloved tradition for more than 30 years, Duckling Day celebrates the...
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Volunteers Work to Make the Charles River a Bit Cleaner

May 4, 2018
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In recognition of National Volunteer Week and Earth Month, over 3,500 people volunteered on Saturday, April 28, as part of the 19th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup. In a collaboration led by Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), over 110 groups cooperated to pick up trash and debris and eradicate invasive species in an...
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Ellis Welcomes New Board Members at Annual Meeting

May 4, 2018
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An evening of music and history took place during the Ellis South End Neighborhood Association annual meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at the Community Music Center of Boston, where residents joined to give thanks and welcome new board members. The night began with a performance from a student at the Community Music Center and...
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