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Red Line/Blue Line Connector

April 20, 2018
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The hiring of VHB Engineering to begin a three-month study on the feasibility of the Red Line/Blue Line Connector certainly comes as good news to residents who depend on public transportation to commute to their jobs and homes on a daily basis. While the price tag for this connector is steep, the advantages to...
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Is April the New January?

April 20, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...
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Fenway Young Professionals Meeting at Sweet Cheeks BBQ

April 13, 2018
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Fenway Young Professionals Meeting at Sweet Cheeks BBQ

Michael and Sarah Linn, with Kate Riley, during the Fenway Young Professionals event on Monday night, April 9, at Sweet Cheeks BBQ in the Fenway. The Young Professionals group is sponsored by the Fenway Civic Association in an effort to improve involvement in the community.
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Kicking Off Boston Design Week at Room & Board

April 13, 2018
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Kicking Off Boston Design Week at Room & Board

Boston Design Week kicked off on Wednesday, April 4, with several events around the region, and a major panel discussion at Room & Board in the Back Bay. Panelists for “Building Buzz with Boston Tastemakers” were (L-R) Ricardo Rodriguez (moderator), Alina Wolhardt, of Wolf in Sheep Design, David Goldman, of New Boston Ventures, and...
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News Briefs

April 13, 2018
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REGISTRATION ACCESS BILL PASSES The Boston City Council on Wednesday, April 11, unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Councilor Josh Zakim that expands availability and reduces barriers for residents to register to vote. Once, enacted, it will increase access to government for thousands of Bostonians. The legislation now goes to Mayor Martin...
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Two Massachusetts Moms say No to College Debt for Kids

April 13, 2018
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Last summer two friends were chatting about how expensive college tuition is these days and the impending mounds of debt their collective six kids were most likely going to be faced with. The conversation continued and one of the moms shared that she happened to be in the audience when Major Nippy Betz gave...
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Marathon Daffodils Returns for Fifth Year with Thousands of Flowers Along the Route

April 13, 2018
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The Marathon Daffodils project will return for its fifth year of growing and delivering thousands of daffodils throughout Boston and along the Boston Marathon route. Charlestown’s Diane Valle envisioned Marathon Daffodils as tribute to Boston Strong five years ago and collaborates with hundreds of donors and volunteers each year who donate their money and...
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City of Boston Traffic and Parking Advisory Boston Marathon, Patriot’s Day Parade

April 13, 2018
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 16.  The BAA 5K and the Invitational Mile will be held on Saturday, April 14.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Fenway-Kenmore, the North End and...
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Police Briefs 04-12-2018

April 13, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS April fool On Monday, April 1, at about 12:50 a.m., police responded to a radio call for an assault and battery and to investigate a person at the Machine nightclub at 1254 Boylston St. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the caller, who said he was assaulted while trying to gain entry...
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Sorry Mr Brady, It’s a Hockey Town at Heart

April 13, 2018
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One of the things lost in the modern era of New Boston is the fact that the Hub is actually a hockey town. It was a hockey town for ages, until the Red Sox got good again and the Patriots came out of the doldrums 20 years ago to be the GOAT. But before...
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