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Thousands March with the Rainbow Resistance

June 16, 2018
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Thousands March with the Rainbow Resistance

The 48th Boston Pride Parade, shown here marching on Clarendon Street went off without a hitch on a beautiful Saturday afternoon on June 9.
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Neighborhood Coffee Hour at Fenway Victory Gardens

June 16, 2018
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Neighborhood Coffee Hour at Fenway Victory Gardens

Fenway Garden Society President Elizabeth Bertolozzi laughing with Mayor Martin Walsh while presenting him with his own tomato plant courtesy of Fenway neighbors. The unexpected gift came during the Mayor’s annual Coffee Hour in the Fenway Victory Gardens on Tuesday, June 12.
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Emerald Necklace Conservancy to Celebrate 20 Years with Art Exhibition

June 16, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, they have proposed a 12-week art exhibition in the parks. This is one of three initiatives the Conservancy is pursuing to honor the anniversary. Exhibition Curator and Project Manager Jen Mergel presented the proposal at a Boston Art Commission hearing on June 12....
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Dozens of Mayors March at the 48th Boston Pride Parade

June 16, 2018
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Music blasted from speaker-installed trucks as thousands, decorated in a rainbow of colors, lined up from Copley Square to the City Hall Plaza. With the police sirens came a roar from the crowd: It was time for the 48th Boston Pride Parade. As the city of Boston celebrated its 48th Boston Pride Parade on...
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Zoning Board Okays Haddon Hall’s Plans to Become a Luxury Residential Unit

June 16, 2018
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The Haddon Hall controversy came to a quiet conclusion at the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Tuesday morning, June 12, with former opponents speaking in favor of the new configuration. The revised residential plan faced no opposition, instead garnering several supporters. “Our neighborhood association is very pleased that 29 Commonwealth Ave. (Hadden Hall) will...
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Annual South End Garden Tour Set for this Saturday, June 16

June 16, 2018
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The Trustees are pleased to announce that the 25th annual South End Garden Tour will take place this year on Saturday, June 16, from 10a.m. to 4 p.m.. Each year the South End Garden Tour features gardens in a different section of the country’s largest district of surviving row houses and this year’s tour...
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Garden Club of the Back Bay Creates BayBayTrees.org for Alley Trees

June 16, 2018
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The Tree Committee of the Garden Club of the Back Bay announces BackBayTrees.org, a new website to document and help protect the neighborhood’s alley trees, which are often at risk for removal without City approval. In 2016, volunteers inventoried the alley trees in the area bordered by Back Street, Arlington Street, Charlesgate and Newbury...
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Charles River Watershed Association Welcomes New Executive Director

June 16, 2018
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The Charles River Watershed Association announced that it has named Emily Norton, who is currently director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, as CRWA’s new executive director. She succeeds longtime CRWA Executive Director Bob Zimmerman. Norton, of Newton, brings widespread experience in both politics and environmental advocacy to CRWA.  Prior to joining...
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Fenway Neighborhood Coffee Hour Draws in a Crowd

June 16, 2018
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There were flowers and plants aplenty at the Fenway Neighborhood Coffee Hour on Tuesday. The event attracted a crowd that included several elected officials and staff who listened to Mayor Marty Walsh update the community about current happenings in the area. Potted marigolds were provided to attendees as they munched on treats from Dunkin’...
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Byron Rushing Endorsed by Key Neighborhood and Community Groups

June 16, 2018
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This week, State Rep. Byron Rushing announced that he has been endorsed in his re-election bid by the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Baystate Stonewall Democrats and Boston Ward 9 Democrats. “Our membership voted unanimously to endorse Rep. Rushing in his reelection bid because he stood up to the NRA and helped pass an...
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