Category: News Briefs

News Briefs

Flynn Calls for Weekend Work Hearing City Councilor Ed Flynn has called for a Council hearing on the practice of granting per-mits for weekend and after-hours construction work – a topic that has been front and center in the South…

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Bay Village Historical District Commission Guidelines Update The Bay Village Historic District Commission (BVHDC) has been working for around three years on updating its guidelines, and Joe Cornish, Director of Design Review for the Boston Landmarks Commission, said that the…

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Southern Proper to Close The uniquely designed Southern comfort food spot in the South End – Southern Proper – closed its doors for good after dinner service on Dec. 31, according to a post on Instagram by Chef and Owner…

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Councilor Janey Likely Council President Roxbury and South End Councilor Kim Janey proclaimed on Tuesday to have the necessary votes required to become the next City Council President this coming January. To get the position, a councilor must secure a…

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Hundreds of Volunteers Kick off Holiday Season Food Drive Many hands made quick work last Thursday of unloading thousands of meals at the Greater Boston Food Bank’s annual Chain of Giving event to feed families in time for Thanksgiving. Mayor…

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Seeking School Committee Applicants Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that applications are being accepted by the Citizens Nominating Panel, for two open positions on the Boston School Committee. The individuals selected will serve a four-year term beginning on January 6,…

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City of Boston Seeking Applicants for Boston School Committee Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that applications are being accepted by the Citizens Nominating Panel, for two open positions on the Boston School Committee. The individuals selected will serve a…

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South End Forum Changes Date Due to the City Election on Nov. 5, the South End Forum has changed the date of its quarterly Fall meeting to Nov. 19, 6 pm. with a location to be announced. Moderator Steve Fox…

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Party Before The Closure The South End Public Library branch is slated to close on Oct. 25 for some short-term renovations, Friends of the South End Library President Marleen Neinhuis told the Eight Streets Neighborhood Association on Oct. 8. However,…