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TEA to Celebrate 15th Anniversary at Moondance Gala in September

August 29, 2016
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On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Esplanade Association will celebrate 15 years of Making Life Better in the Park at their annual “Moondance Gala” to be held along the banks of the Charles River in Boston. As one of the most beautiful evenings of the fall social season, this year’s “Moondance Gala” is expected to...
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Red Bull Flugtag Competition Flies into Boston

August 29, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Soaring into the murky waters of the Charles River this past Saturday, teams from around New England sported their wings during the Red Bull Flugtag competition. Challenging both bravery and brains teams battled it out on homemade flying machines as they launched them off a 28-foot high flight deck in hopes...
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Boston Police Make Arrest in South End Sexual Assault

August 29, 2016
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Boston Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in the South End on Monday. Eduardo Rodriguez, age 31, of Boston was arrested by officers assigned to the Boston Police Special Investigations Unit and charged with aggravated rape, indecent assault and battery, armed robbery, intimidation of a witness and aggravated kidnapping....
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Drought Lowers Ground Water Table Causing Concern for Underground Wood Pilings

August 29, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Holding up many of the buildings that are found in neighborhoods like the Back Bay and flat of Beacon Hill are underground wood pilings that provide the support needed to keep them from sinking into the marshlands that once surrounded Boston. But, with a drought in effect, the water table that...
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George Robert White Memorial Fountain Restoration Begins

August 29, 2016
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This week, the long-awaited restoration of the fountain at the George Robert White Memorial has started. After more than 30 years, the Friends will bring the water back to this iconic memorial, which for many is a beloved symbol of the Public Garden. The White Memorial is an important Daniel Chester French commission, where...
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Walsh’s Movie Nights Continue Through September 23 on Common

August 29, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy popular films under the night skies in city parks in August and September. All shows begin at dusk (approximately 7:45 p.m.) and are sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation...
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City Councilor Jackson Endorses Steve Tompkins for Re-Election

August 29, 2016
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“Beyond a doubt, Sheriff Steve Tompkins is the most qualified person to continue keeping our communities safe. In my years working with Sheriff Tompkins, he has kept the safety and security of families among his top priorities. With proud enthusiasm, I ask you to join me on Thursday, September 8 in supporting Sheriff Tompkins...
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One Hood Basketball League All Stars Versus The Boston Police All Stars

August 22, 2016
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One Hood Basketball League All Stars Versus The Boston Police All Stars

The Boston Police All Star team took on the One Hood Basketball League All Stars during the Teen Night, and played a thrilling overtime game, with the youths besting the police, 66-62. Richard Hall Sanchez of One Hood is all smiles as he takes on the Police All Star team and victory is at...
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Father,Son Team Making Great Summer Music At The South End Library

August 22, 2016
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Father,Son Team Making Great Summer Music At The South End Library

By Seth Daniel If Pat Loomis and his son, Antonio, get into a tiff over taking out the trash, or any number of other little father-son squabbles, that all disappears once the guitar and saxophone come out of their cases. The father-son duo from the South End are once again entertaining audiences with wonderful...
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Fenway Park May Soon Get Some Major Upgrades

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The terrace Cumberland Farms sign may no longer shine with a proposed replacement of a new LED video board that will be brought to review at the Boston Landmarks Commission meeting this Tuesday, August 23. Serving as a backdrop to baseball games the Cumberland sign has been looming over right field...
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