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New Boston App Helps Residents Fight Graffiti

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Marco Baldassare recalls a time when he and Fenway residents spent Saturday afternoons removing graffiti from park benches, buildings and street signs. Baldassare, Fenway Civic Association (FCA) board member and co-founder of the Fenway Graffiti Squad, said technology has improved the City’s response time to many quality of life issues, including...
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City Council Residency Hearing Rescheduled for Feb 26

February 26, 2016
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By John Lynds The Boston City Council hearing scheduled last week to tackle Mayor Martin Walsh’s plan to strengthen the city’s residency requirement for city employees had been canceled and is rescheduled for Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. In January Walsh filed recommendations to a Council led commission...
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Free College and an Egg McMuffin

February 26, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Being Mr. Boston, I have been around the Town for more than a little while, and as such, I like the rules for the most part. But these are times when everywhere I look, people – especially young people – are preaching about how everything that has come before them...
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Sleeping Until Spring

February 23, 2016
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Sleeping Until Spring

While sparsely traveled in winter, this path through the Fenway Victory Gardens is one place where residents of Back Bay, South End, Fenway, and Kenmore come together in warmer months.
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Performing Traditional Dances

February 23, 2016
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Performing Traditional Dances

Josiah Quincy School students performed traditional dances at Tufts Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 12, in honor of the Chinese New Year. Students from the school also performed songs as well for the crowd that gathered to see the students.
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Arbitration Award Could Cost City $23 Million This Year

February 23, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A recent state arbitration decision with the Boston Police’s Detectives Benevolent Society could cost the City $23 million this year in back pay – and another $9 million per year going forward – and now is in front of a frustrated City Council committee. In late December, Arbitrator Lawrence Holden Jr....
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Bitter Cold Power Outages in South End Leave Many in the Cold,More Outages Expected

February 23, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Power outages in the Massachusetts Avenue area of the South End on Sunday left about 100 residents without power for a time during bitterly cold temperatures, and more outages are expected in the coming days as well. Michael Durand of Eversource said the trouble began in the Mass Ave and Shawmut...
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Neighborhood Restaurants Offering Many Options for Upcoming Restaurant Week

February 23, 2016
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By Jordan Frias Preparation for the 15th anniversary of Restaurant Week, formally known as Dine Out Boston, is underway with many returning dining establishments and a few newer ones on the list. The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB), the agency behind the event held in March, has already received menus from some...
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BRA Board Approves New Zoning Guidelines for Stuart St District

February 23, 2016
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By Jordan Frias Building guidelines for the Stuart Street district of the Back Bay were approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board of directors on February 10 and are now headed to the Boston Zoning Commission for further approval. The Stuart Street district is bound by St. James Avenue to the north, Back...
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Respect is a Rusty Bumper

February 23, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone In these harsh winter months I often watch curiously as people drive around brand new vehicles, bearing shiny new rims and a spotless paint job, full of newly molded plastic just waiting to be destroyed by a plow or a moving pile of snow. Such brand new cars aren’t a...
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