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Police Briefs 07-26-2018

July 27, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Funny money On Tuesday, July 17, at about 11:30 a.m., police responded to Fenway Park at 24 Yawkey Way for a reported larceny. Upon arrival, the officer met with the caller, who said during the Red Sox game at around 1 p.m. on July 14, unknown person(s) went to various stations...
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Letters to the Editor

July 27, 2018
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EBNA needs a better solution Dear  Editor, In the July 19 issue of The Boston Sun there is an article about East Berkeley Street and the mess that is created by allowing parking on both sides of the street in the stretch between Albany and Washington streets.  I was alarmed to see that the...
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Church Needs to Take Swift Action on Sexual Abuse

July 27, 2018
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For the past several days, articles in the national media have reported accusations of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s sexual improprieties with several adults and his criminal violations of the sexual abuse of minors.  These alleged actions, when committed by any person, are morally unacceptable and incompatible with the role of a priest, bishop or cardinal. I...
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Charlie Baker Represents All of Us

July 27, 2018
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A recent news article in The Boston Globe quoted a number of reportedly important RepubIican party members who asserted that they have been disappointed in the performance of Gov. Charlie Baker because he has been “too liberal.” They are upset with his support both for social causes they deem “liberal” and for his assent...
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Letter to the Editor

July 20, 2018
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East springfield not the place for a dispensary Dear Editor: A few weeks ago, here in the Boston Sun, there was a news story concerning the opening of a recreational marijuana store at 60 East Springfield St. in what is now Café Quattro. I grew up in lower Roxbury and the South End and...
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Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

July 20, 2018
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This weekend marks the 15th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. Thousands of  Revere residents, as well as hundreds of thousands of visitors from throughout the Boston area, will flock to America’s oldest public beach to view the works of art from 15 sand sculptors from all over the world who will compete...
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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...
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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...
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An Honorable Decision, and an Old Rowboat

July 7, 2018
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High school graduations have come and gone over the last few weeks, and students all over Boston have moved into a new season in their lives. This year, my neighbor graduated, and it was quite a wake-up call for us. Not only because of the passage of time, but also because she has decided...
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School’s Out — Drive Carefully

July 7, 2018
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With the school year having just ended (thanks to all those snow days that lengthened the school year), motorists need to adjust their driving habits to take into account that children will be in our streets all day long and into the evening. Although operating a motor vehicle during the school year presents its...
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