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September 3, 2018
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YWCA TO BE BOUTIQUE HOTEL The old YWCA building at 40 Berkeley Street in the Ellis neighborhood has been proposed to become a 164-room hotel geared to the younger set who prefer lower rates and fewer amenities. Mount Vernon Company has proposed to turn the former YMCA and hostel into the Revolution Hotel. Beyond...
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Jon Santiago Endorsed by Sierra Club, Progressive Massachusetts, SEIU Locals

September 3, 2018
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Jon Santiago, an emergency room doctor at Boston Medical Center and first-time candidate for state representative, earned the endorsements of the Sierra Club Massachusetts, Progressive Massachusetts, and Service Employees International Union Locals 32BJ, CIR, and 509. “Jon Santiago has spent his life serving others and fighting for progressive causes,” said David Rudolph, political chair...
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Zoning Relief for Both 11 Isabella Street and Sandwich Chain on Newbury Street Approved by ZBA

September 3, 2018
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A building at 11 Isabella St. in Bay Village with numerous zoning code violations was granted relief by the Zoning Board of Appeal at its Aug. 28 hearing, however, the Board is withholding signature until they receive the stamp of approval from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC). Christian Simonelli from the Boston...
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Byron Rushing Endorsed by City Councilor Michelle Wu, Sen Will Brownsberger, and Rep Jay Livingstone

September 3, 2018
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Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by City Councilor Michelle Wu, State Senator Will Brownsberger, and State Rep. Jay Livingstone in his re-election campaign for State Representative. Michelle Wu, a former South End resident, finished first in last year’s City Council At-Large election.  Sen. Brownsberger and Rep. Livingstone are Democrats both...
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Patterned Behavior Art Mural Extended a Year on Esplanade

September 3, 2018
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Patterned Behavior was intended to enliven a concrete-heavy portion of the park and reduce graffiti vandalism. The vibrant and playful design is enjoyed by the thousands of people who utilize this section of the Esplanade every day, including commuters on Storrow Drive, bicyclists, boaters, rowers, runners, and pedestrians.  The mural debuted to critical acclaim,...
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Abutters Informed of BAA Construction Progress

September 3, 2018
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The new Boston Arts Academy (BAA) building is one step closer to becoming a reality. At an abutters pre-construction meeting held at the Fenway Community Center on Aug. 23, Joe Berry, project executive at contractor Lee Kennedy Co., told the abutters that mobilization of the job site would happen on Monday, Aug. 27. He...
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Police Briefs 08-30-2018

September 3, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Grab bag On Wednesday, Aug. 22, at approximately 8:21 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery at Public Alley #434. Upon arrival, the officer met with the female victim who was she was standing outside Joe’s American Bar and Grill near Newbury and Exeter streets when the suspect...
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Sen John McCain

September 3, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Sen. John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 3, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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Swingin’ on the Charles

September 2, 2018
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Swingin’ on the Charles

Jimmy Parikh dips Ali Cook during the Community Boating Inc.’s 11th annual Swingin’ on the Charles fundraiser on their dock last Saturday evening, Aug. 18. After a quick-moving storm passed by, dancers flocked to the floor for a night of fun and entertainment on the Charles River.
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