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Applied Learning Center Unveiled at Cathedral High School

September 7, 2018
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Cathedral High School in the South End revealed its brand new Applied Learning Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 4. Construction for the 15,000 square-foot center began in April 2017, and it will include programs in STEAM-based learning: science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Head of Cathedral High School, Oscar Santos, said that...
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Local Artist’s Esplanade Mural Extended for Another Year

September 7, 2018
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Patterned Behavior, a 100-plus-foot-long vivid mural painted by local artist Silvia Lopez Chavez, will remain for another year on a stretch of the Charles River Esplanade west of the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge. Completed in Summer 2017, the mural has brightened the days of thousands of bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians, and was set to be...
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Alleged Gunman Charged in Mass Ave Station Shooting

September 7, 2018
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A man was arraigned Aug. 16 on charges he opened fire outside the Mass Ave MBTA station, critically injuring a 24-year-old man. Lushaun Gay, 27, was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court in connection with the Aug. 15 shooting at Mass Ave station. Assistant District Attorney Lynn Feigenbaum requested bail of $100,000; Judge Pamela Dashiell set...
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MBTA Fenway Portal Project, 60 Kilmarnock St., Safety are Huge Concerns for ACNA

September 7, 2018
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The MBTA Fenway Portal Project is an issue that is very important to the members of the Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association (ACNA), but perhaps the most important question still remains: where will the water go once it’s diverted into the tunnel? The purpose of the Fenway Portal Project is to implement flood control measures...
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Police Briefs 09-06-2018

September 7, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Funny money On Wednesday, Aug. 29, at around 6:20 p.m., police responded to a radio call pertaining to counterfeit bills passed at the Whole Foods Market at 348 Harrison Ave. On arrival, the officer spoke to the store’s assistant manager, who said at about 5:30 p.m., the previous day, a loss-prevention...
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Back to School

September 7, 2018
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September is one of my favorite months. The weather is getting cooler, football is back in season, and students like yourselves are heading back to school. You might not know it, but it takes a village to prepare for the first day of school. Your teachers, principals, and custodians have spent the summer getting...
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Hot, Hot, Hot

September 7, 2018
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News reports about the hot weather and all of the records for high and highest-low temperatures that have been set this month in our region have become so commonplace that it is all-too-easy to read the headlines and move on to other news. But the reality is this: Global warming and the attendant climate...
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Sidewalk Sale

September 3, 2018
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Sidewalk Sale

The owner of men’s clothing store Sault at 577 Tremont St., Philip Saul, talks to customer Nick Rossi during the annual South End Sidewalk Sale, which was coordinated by SEBA and Washington Gateway this year – with more businesses participating than ever.
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Gallery Dog Show

September 3, 2018
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Gallery Dog Show

WHEN LIFE IMITATES ART: Sadie poses with an “American Dog” sculpture by Haverhill artist Dale Rogers during the fundraising show on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Gallery Lanoue in the South End’s SoWa Art and Design District. Proceeds from the show benefitted the MSPCA/Angell Memorial Hospital.
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Northeastern Students Return to Off-Campus Apartments

September 3, 2018
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It’s that time of year again—students from all over the country and all over the world are flocking back to Boston’s many colleges and universities. But there is not enough room for all of these students to live on their respective campuses, so they must move into the surrounding neighborhoods, causing road closures at...
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