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Cathedral Girls Basketball Win State Championship

March 24, 2017
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Cathedral Girls Basketball Win State Championship

Roody Jean-Baptist, 18, a senior at Cathedral High, asks Jasmine Veerapen (11) to be his prom date at the end of the state Semi-Finals in Woburn High School last Wednesday night, March 15. The Cathedral girls won the game over Fenway, 84-34, and then proceeded to win the State Championship for the second straight...
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Exchange South End Unveils Initial Ideas at South End Forum, Takes Show to the Road

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel If the Boston Flower Exchange project is going to be all about the community, they’ve certainly started in the right place. Looking to pre-empt the City’s official process with their own “feeling out” of the South End community, principals of the Abbey Group appeared at the South End Forum on Weds.,...
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Reshaping the BPDA from the Inside Out:Women now Make up Majority of Agency Staff

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...
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SoWa Saturday Proposal Still Hung up at City Hall

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a long and involved meeting with the Old Dover Neighborhood Association last month concerning the expansion of the SoWa Market to Saturdays, the eventual overwhelming neighborhood supports seemed to be the conclusion of the community discussion. A 23-7 vote seemed to carry the proposal after owner Mario Nicosia made some...
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Debate Over Proposed Tower in the Bay Village Continues

March 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Looming over the minds of many in the Bay Village and surrounding neighborhoods, is a proposed 19-story building that is slated to fill in the gap of a current surface parking lot, between the Revere Hotel and South Cove, an elderly assistant living facility. For years this eyesore has welcomed many...
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News Briefs

March 24, 2017
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TIME TO HAVE SOME FUN…AND TALK ‘Get Tapped’ will take place on Tuesday, March 28, from 6-10 p.m. at Banyan Bar + Refuge, 553 Tremont St. Tickets are $15 and that includes two drink tickets from kegs of Pabst, featured cocktails, limitless chicken wings, doughnuts, music, and live graffiti work by ‘Marka27,’ ‘Problak,’ and...
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Lights,Orbs to Appear Over Blackstone/Franklin this Spring

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Hovering orbs and lights in the sky might conjure up ideas of ‘X Files’ proportions, but the lights and orbs over Blackstone and Franklin Square parks won’t lend themselves so much to conspiracy theories this spring as they will safety and security after dark. The Friends of Blackstone and Franklin Squares...
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Major Changes and Investment Coming to Delivery, Cathedral Office Soon

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There’s a problem when South End resident Nancy Farrington doesn’t get her weekly copy of US magazine. It means that many other people who also like to read her weekly copy of the magazine also don’t get the treasured weekly periodical. And Farrington and many others in the South End haven’t...
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Panopticon Gallery to Close May 1 in Hotel Commonwealth

March 24, 2017
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From Keith Johnson’s comparative aerial photographs composed in grid formations, and William Wegman’s whimsical pictures of his beloved Weimaraners, to the breathtaking black and white images of mountainous landscapes taken by cartographer Bradford Washburn, Panopticon Gallery has displayed the works of more than 300 established and emerging artists in more than 30 exhibits since...
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Parks Department Announces Fenway Tree Removal Hearing

March 24, 2017
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In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m. on a request to remove four public shade trees at 201 Brookline Avenue in the Fenway. The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden...
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