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Police Briefs 10-05-2017

October 5, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log Sept. 25 Towed Motor Vehicle  — 643 Commonwealth Ave Investigate Person  — Dartmouth St Vandalism  — 112 Shawmut Ave Assault Simple – Battery  — Boylston St Larceny Theft From Building  — 800 Boylston St Property – Missing  — 784 Massachusetts Ave Investigate Person  — 100...
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The Art of the Nickie-Name

October 5, 2017
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If you’ve been in Boston for longer than a winter’s afternoon, then you’ve probably been pinned down with some sort of nickname either from your friends, family or those within the daily circle. It’s as much spontaneous as it is well thought out. Things are so informal one on one in our city and...
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Letter to the Editor

October 5, 2017
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LOOKING AT THE DRUG PROBLEMS Dear Editor: I am a concerned resident and owner of two properties in the South End. One property is in Worcester Square and another in the Ellis neighborhood where I currently reside. I have been reading the Boston Sun articles on the homeless and drug problems, especially in the...
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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 5, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...
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Exchange South End: Home to the New Amazon HQ?

September 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One week after filing their long-awaited Project Notification Form (PNF) with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), developers of the transformative Exchange South End project are already talking about what a great option their development would be for the coveted Amazon headquarters. Principles from the Abbey Group told the Sun...
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Flynn Cruises to Victory Over Kelley on Big Southie Turnout

September 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The dreams of the South End and Bay Village overpowering the tried and true Southie voting block in the District 2 City Council race were thwarted for the moment as Bay Village resident Mike Kelley suffered a lopsided loss to South Boston resident Ed Flynn in Tuesday’s Preliminary Election. The loss,...
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American Therapy Comes to Blackstone Square Park

September 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen As dogs romped around during a sunny afternoon in Blackstone Square Park, a different scene was unfolding on the other side of the black fountain. An out of the normal sight was seen as participants found themselves in the midst of an interactive art installation dubbed American Therapy. “It’s all about...
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WSANA Members Fed Up with Vagrant Issues; Neighborhood Has ‘Turned on a Dime’

September 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A large portion of Tuesday night’s meeting of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) was supposed to be devoted to addressing safety in the alleyways of Worcester Square, but that conversation turned into many frustrated residents call for major action. Residents said it is high time to draw attention to...
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Boston Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Five Banks

September 28, 2017
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A Boston man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to robbing five banks throughout April and June 2017. Thomas W. Nee, 46, pleaded guilty to five counts of bank robbery. U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. scheduled sentencing for Jan. 9, 2018. Nee robbed five different banks stealing a total...
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Alleged South End Gang Member Sentenced for Cocaine Distribution

September 28, 2017
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An alleged member of the Villa Victoria Pirates street gang was sentenced last week in federal court in Boston for distributing cocaine. Anthony Nunez, a/k/a “Dizzo,” 26, of Boston, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young to time served of 16 months in prison and six years of supervised release. During...
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