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Ed Flynn to Address Domestic Violence with the City Council

October 12, 2017
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Ed Flynn, candidate for Boston City Council District 2, announced his intention to make advocacy for victims of domestic violence a priority on the City Council.  Flynn, a probation officer and former state public-safety official, held a press conference in the South End on Monday where he talked about the importance of standing up...
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Mobile Incubator Makes Boston Home, for Now

October 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On the corner of Tremont and Clarendon Streets, in the South End, an orange and white 1957 Shasta camper that would normally be seen in a wooded camp site sticks out of the brick backdrop in front of the Boston Center of the Arts – and no, no one is living...
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Housing Dreams Dashed on Mass/Cass as Hospital Potentially Looks at Key Property

October 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Officials from the Newmarket Business Association reported to the South End Forum Opiate Working Group that hopes for supportive housing at the corner of Melnea Cass and Hampden Street are likely dashed with reports of a pending sale to a Boston-area hospital. Sue Sullivan, director of Newmarket, told the Working Group...
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Police Briefs 10-12-2017

October 12, 2017
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Back Bay-Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log Oct. 2 300 Harrison Ave  — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 207 Newbury St  — Graffiti 90 Warren Ave  — Missing Person – Located 1071 Washington St  — Burglary – Commercial – Force 2000 Washington St  — Threats To Do Bodily Harm 1601 Washington St  — Assault – Aggravated...
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An Ode to the Strawberry Frosted

October 12, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone I’m a little nervous this week. I have no reason to be other than the fact that things that were certain keep changing, and this week is no different. The change that’s got me all bunched up is that Dunks announced they’re taking some steadfast gems off the menu. The...
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How We’re Bringing Bostonians of Different Generations Together Under One Roof

October 12, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing: we’re expected to surpass 700,000 residents before 2030, which are numbers we haven’t seen in decades. This growth means that housing is in high demand. In 2014, we released our housing plan. It’s a roadmap...
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The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

October 12, 2017
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The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games, exemplifies what freedom of speech and freedom of expression mean in our country. Kaepernick, and his fellow players who have joined him this year, have...
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SOWA Fashion Show

October 5, 2017
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SOWA Fashion Show

Lauren Mailloux models a striking winter flannel outfit during the SoWa Fashion Week Kick Off Show on Sunday, Oct. 1, in the South End. The show kicked off Boston Fashion Week in the neighborhood, an event that runs citywide through Oct. 7. Scores of local shops and designers from the South End were featured...
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Harvest Festival at Hayes Park

October 5, 2017
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Harvest Festival at Hayes Park

Ben and Liv (1) Koskinen enjoying a picture-perfect fall day in Hayes Park during the annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1. Scores of families and friends came out to celebrate the anniversary of the park, which dates back to 1970.
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Litigation Sought against the ZBA for Allowing 212 Stuart St Tower to Proceed

October 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The owners of the deed-restricted housing complex at 230 Stuart St., called South Cove Plazas, have brought a lawsuit against the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in response to the passage of the zoning variances for the proposed 212-222 Stuart St. tower in Bay Village. The lawsuit comes toward the end...
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