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Back Bay/ South End Gateway Project Gains Approval from the BPDA

November 25, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Back Bay/South End Gateway project a mixed-use, transient-oriented redevelopment that will transform the underutilized area that connects the Back Bay, South End, and Bay Village neighborhoods, got a key approval from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board to move forward in this project on Thursday, Nov. 16. The...
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Residents Work to Help Solve Opioid- Related Problems in the South End

November 25, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Frustrated residents in the South End streamed into the McKinley South End Academy last Wednesday, Nov. 15, to share their continued concerns and outrage over the ongoing opioid addiction-related problems in the neighborhood. Many residents feel overwhelmed by the side effects of living close to a cluster of addiction treatment facilities...
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SoWa Winter Fest Looks to Build on Successes in its Third Year

November 25, 2017
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By Seth Daniel With the chill in the air, the colored lights blinking – and even the simulated snow – the SoWa Winter Festival was a hand’s down success last year, and organizers are ready to build on that and bring the holiday shopping market and good time into the regular lexicon of Boston’s...
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Flynn Says He Will Represent All of the District Equally

November 25, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Since last March, District 2 Councilor-elect Ed Flynn has been hustling from campaign stop to campaign stop, from event to event, and from one forum to the next. Fair to say he’s been in campaign mode the entire year. So much so that, even after winning the campaign for the open...
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Holiday Celebrations

November 25, 2017
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SOUTH END Christmas is in the air at Worcester Square. The WSANA has scheduled its Tree Lighting for Dec. 3, 4-6 p.m. in Worcester Square with a special visit from Santa Claus on a Fire Truck. Fundraising tickets are now available from WSANA members. It is the only fundraising even for WSANA of the...
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South End Retailers Look to Launch Website to Highlight All Things Local

November 25, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Earlier this year local retailers in the South End had become increasingly worried about the atmosphere in the business districts over the lack of business. Retailers shared their concerns with one another that led to a move which created business to business communication, especially between the female business owners in the...
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Final Ink Block Building Proposed, to Be Shared Small Spaces

November 25, 2017
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By Seth Daniel National Development isn’t just proposing another building for its final piece of the Ink Block puzzle, it’s proposing one that challenges the way people live in apartment communities. The final development parcel at the old Boston Herald site, on the corner of Albany and Herald Streets, will house a 14-story, 245...
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Master Plan for Boston:City Hall and Plaza Works to Revitalize Area

November 25, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The final Master Plan for re-imaging how City Hall and City Hall Plaza can be reshaped into a vibrant, civic hub has been completed, with early implementation of Phase 1 renovations set to begin soon. “It is time that we re-imagine City Hall Plaza as the thriving, healthy, innovative space that...
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Fenway Garden Society Welcomes New President

November 25, 2017
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At the Fenway Garden Society’s Annual Winter Meeting on Saturday, November 18, a new Executive Board and Area Directors were sworn in. Elizabeth Bertolozzi, a long-time gardener and South End resident will take the reigns effective immediately as the newest president with her husband Carl Richter as Senior VP of Administration. “As you can...
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Police Briefs 11-23-2017

November 25, 2017
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Back Bay Kenmore Fenway South End Police Log Nov. 13 845 Albany St  — Assault – Aggravated 35 Cunard St  — Child Endangerment 270 Huntington Ave  — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 45 E Newton St  — Auto Theft 18 Worcester St  — Assault Simple – Battery 35 Brannon-Harris Way  — Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 45 E...
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