Archive for July, 2018

Enjoying a Little Night Music

July 27, 2018
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Enjoying a Little Night Music

Residents of 19 Worcester Square enjoy the sounds of the Leah Randazzo Quartet and the pleasant evening on their stoop. The annual concert series in the Square is put on by the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA). Another concert is expected in August.
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BLC Votes Against Imposing Demo Delay on Historic Huntington Avenue Building

July 27, 2018
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At a hearing on Tuesday night, The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) voted not to impose a 90-day demolition delay for the buildings at 252-254 and 256-258 on Fenway’s Huntington Avenue – buildings that are next to the Huntington Theatre. That came only after they had seriously considered instituting the delay, but were swayed to...
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Sen Elizabeth Warren Brings Town Hall to South End

July 27, 2018
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has held more than 30 Town Halls across the state over the past several months, and now the popular senator will bring the next one to the South End on Saturday, July 28. Doors will open at the Benjamin Franklin Institute around 10 a.m., and the program will begin at...
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Comm Evans Bids Farewell after 39 Years with BPD:Mayor Immediately Makes Historic Appointment of Chief Bill Gross as New Superintendent

July 27, 2018
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Police Commissioner William Evans announced at a press conference Monday morning that he would resign from his post as commissioner to spend more time with his family and to be the head of public safety at Boston College (BC). At the same time, Mayor Martin Walsh announced the historic appointment of the first African...
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News Briefs

July 27, 2018
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RECORDING STUDIO TO BARK PLACE? The Bark Place store on Washington Street in the South End has closed after many years, and neighbors in the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) said they have heard that a recording studio might go there. A liquor store/grocery store had been proposed there last year, but that...
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IAG Gets Latest Look at Proposed 60 Kilmarnock St Residential Project

July 27, 2018
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An overflow crowd was on hand for an Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting at Simmons College on Tuesday night to view the latest, preliminary plans for the 60 Kilmarnock St. residential development project. The 420,800 square-foot project includes approximately 443 residential units in two buildings, located at 60, 67-75, 70-80 Kilmarnock St. and 59-75...
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Rep Byron Rushing Endorsed by Councilor Essaibi-George

July 27, 2018
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State Rep. Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George in his re-election campaign.  Rushing represents the 9th Suffolk District, which consists of parts of the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and the Fenway. He currently serves as co-chair of the Progressive Caucus. Essaibi-George, a Dorchester Democrat...
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Root of the Problem: Fenway Gardens see Plant Theft

July 27, 2018
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Gardens are meant to be enjoyed by young and old alike, but the hard work that’s put into maintaining a garden can easily be ruined by thieves. And that’s the risk urban gardeners have to be willing to take, says Fenway Victory Gardens President Elizabeth Bertolozzi. Bertolozzi said that a total of eight gardeners...
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South End Mother, BPD Call On Community to Solve Niko Nunez Murder

July 27, 2018
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It was four years last Thursday, July 19, that police rushed to Aguadilla Street in the South End for a report of gunshots and someone who had been hit in a drive-by shooting. That someone turned out to be Niko Nunez, 20, who died on that South End street, and this week, Boston Police...
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WSANA Talks about SIFs, State Legislation and Marijuana

July 27, 2018
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State legislation was on the mind at the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) on Tuesday night, July 24, particularly a new item in the state Opioid legislation that potentially calls for the study or implementation of Safe Injection Sites (SIFs). SIFs have been a major issue in WSANA and the South End, as...
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