Author Archive

Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
By

There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised to become number 62 after Revere City Council members Steve Morabito and Patrick Keefe sponsored a motion that is set for a public hearing on...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Young Friends Winter Social

February 9, 2018
By
Young Friends Winter Social

The Young Friends of the Public Garden held a Winter Social at the Parker House bar on Thursday, Feb. 1, and it brought many together to socialize and raise money for Friends Of The Public Garden’s efforts. Here Grant Simpson leads a lively table of Young Friends in a spirited chat.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Center for the Arts Holds Movers & Shakers Fundraiser

February 9, 2018
By
Center for the Arts Holds Movers & Shakers Fundraiser

Anthony Traniello of dbar shows some serious shake during Boston Center for the Arts’ Movers & Shakers 2018 fundraiser last Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Cyclorama. The BCA hosted Boston’s most popular restaurants and caterers for a spirited competition to create a signature cocktail. CAPO won the prize of the best cocktail, judged by...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

February 9, 2018
By

MARLBOROUGH STREET TREES After the controversial decision of the Back Bay Architectural Commission to approve the removal of a large Ailanthus tree on Marlborough Street this past year between Massachusetts Avenue and Charlesgate East, the Garden Club of the Back Bay realized how little trees lined that block. With the support of both the...
Read more »

Posted in News Briefs | No Comments »

Police Briefs 02-08-2018

February 9, 2018
By

D-4 POLICE NEWS Ground score On Wednesday, Jan. 31, at about 1:56 p.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person at 77 Exeter St. While en route to the call, Operations notified the responding officers that building staff had recovered a plastic baggie containing a white, powdery substance from an elevator...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

The Future of Transportation Isn’t Just Self-Driving Cars, It’s Public Transit

February 9, 2018
By

Fiat Chrysler and BMW just announced plans to jointly develop self-driving cars. The move puts the automakers in competition with Google, Apple, and other car manufacturers that are also working on driverless vehicles. The question is when, not if, this is going to be commonplace. Self-driving cars might seem to render public transportation obsolete....
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

We Will Never Forget the Blizzard of ’78

February 9, 2018
By

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ’78, the momentous storm that wreaked havoc and devastation across Eastern Massachusetts during a 32-hour period on February 6-7. There have been many remembrances of that catastrophic event in the media this week, but photos and archival film can only tell  so much. Those...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Women’s Lunch Place Holds Benefit Concert in Back Bay

February 2, 2018
By
Women’s Lunch Place Holds Benefit Concert in Back Bay

Lori McKenna, Grammy award winning singer-songwriter, performed with Mark Erelli last Thursday, Jan. 25, during a benefit concert for Women’s Lunch Place at Church of Covenant in Back Bay. More than 500 people attended the benefit to hear the Massachusetts native sing some of her best country and folk hits…and all for a great...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

February 2, 2018
By

OFFICERS RECOVER FIREARM At about 9:25 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 27, 2018, officers from District D-4 (South End) were on patrol in the area of 35 Brannon-Harris Way in the Lennox area when officers observed an individual, believed to be the subject of a no-trespass order, enter one of the buildings inside the complex....
Read more »

Posted in News Briefs | No Comments »

Police Briefs 02-01-2018

February 2, 2018
By

D-4 POLICE NEWS Gun shy On Tuesday, Jan. 23, at about 9:20 a.m., police responded to radio call for a weapon found at 199 Massachusetts Ave. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to a building security guard, who said a maintenance worker had discovered the firearm while cleaning the apartment of a tenant who died...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Newsletter

Full Print Edition