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West Fenway Christmas Tree Lighting

December 14, 2017
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West Fenway Christmas Tree Lighting

SANTA BABY! Elizabeth Bertolozzi, president of the Fenway Garden Society, Colleen Fitzpatrick, from the Fenway CDC, and Kristen Mobilia have some fun alongside Santa Claus on Dec. 6 at the West Fens Tree Lighting celebration. Accompanying Santa Claus were Wally and Tessie from the Red Sox and the Berklee Upper Structrue A Cappella group.
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Caroling at Hayes Park

December 14, 2017
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Caroling at Hayes Park

Singing very merrily were Maureen and Claire Corcoran with their, respectively, grandson/son Robin Murphy (11), during the annual Hayes Park Christmas Caroling event in the South End on Sunday, Dec. 10. Scores of friends and neighbors gathered for the long-standing Christmas celebration.
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Elementary School Parents in South End Angered by School Time Changes

December 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Hundreds of families with school-aged children in the Hurley K-8 and the Blackstone Innovation School in the South End are giving Boston Public Schools (BPS) an emphatic ‘F’ after the district announced its highly anticipated new school times last week and made major adjustments to those schools unexpectedly. Perhaps the largest...
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BPHC Gives Green Light for NEIDL to Study Level 4 Pathogens

December 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the near future, Albany Street will not only be host to more emerging development, but also more serious emerging diseases such as Ebola and Marburg. Few things have consistently been more provocative for such a long time in the South End than the Biolab proposal by Boston University, also known...
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PIC Grants Permit to Back Bay Pipeline Extension

December 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Public Improvements Commission (PIC) approved the construction of a 4,100-foot natural gas main in the Back Bay at a hearing on Dec. 7, despite outrage amongst residents who claim National Grid is skirting a public process. The main will connect to the existing National Grid main at the intersection of...
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Holiday Celebrations Around the Area

December 14, 2017
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SOUTH END Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa is inviting pets and their parents to come and get their photos taken with Santa on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 5-7 p.m. Mrs. Claus and one of Santa’s helpers will be on hand to help wrangle the four-legged fur babies. The proceeds from the $5 digital...
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Chef Allen Campbell to Headline ‘Sexy Sweater Soiree’ Dec 20

December 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The South End’s Chef Allen Campbell started his foodie learning curve at a Boston-area fruit market when he was 13, and concluded it in 2016 after being Tom Brady and family’s personal chef – and now he’s come out on the other side of those valuable experiences to launch a prepared...
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Better Days are Ahead for Library Park in the South End

December 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen For more than a decade, Library Park, which sits adjacent to the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library at 685 Tremont St., has not seen any major infrastructure improvements. But, better days for the charming corner park may finally be underway. After several discussions between the Friends of the...
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Mattapan Councilor Announces Full Support in Council President Bid:South End Looks Ahead to Campbell’s Redistricting Appointment

December 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Mattapan Councilor Andrea Campbell – in just the beginning of her second term in office – announced on Saturday night that she had secured the votes to become the next City Council president, and the first African-American woman to hold that role. She will replace – if the commitments from her...
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Back Bay Residents Enlist Local Businesses in Campaign to Stop Private Club Development

December 14, 2017
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A grassroots movement of Back Bay residents is calling on local businesses to join the growing campaign against a plan to convert 29 Commonwealth Ave. into an 11-story, private club, including a restaurant, bar and lodging. A total of 64 residents have signed a letter to the businesses, citing the significant negative impacts of...
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