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Mobile Incubator Makes Boston Home, for Now

October 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On the corner of Tremont and Clarendon Streets, in the South End, an orange and white 1957 Shasta camper that would normally be seen in a wooded camp site sticks out of the brick backdrop in front of the Boston Center of the Arts – and no, no one is living...
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Housing Dreams Dashed on Mass/Cass as Hospital Potentially Looks at Key Property

October 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Officials from the Newmarket Business Association reported to the South End Forum Opiate Working Group that hopes for supportive housing at the corner of Melnea Cass and Hampden Street are likely dashed with reports of a pending sale to a Boston-area hospital. Sue Sullivan, director of Newmarket, told the Working Group...
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SOWA Fashion Show

October 5, 2017
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SOWA Fashion Show

Lauren Mailloux models a striking winter flannel outfit during the SoWa Fashion Week Kick Off Show on Sunday, Oct. 1, in the South End. The show kicked off Boston Fashion Week in the neighborhood, an event that runs citywide through Oct. 7. Scores of local shops and designers from the South End were featured...
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Harvest Festival at Hayes Park

October 5, 2017
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Harvest Festival at Hayes Park

Ben and Liv (1) Koskinen enjoying a picture-perfect fall day in Hayes Park during the annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1. Scores of families and friends came out to celebrate the anniversary of the park, which dates back to 1970.
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Litigation Sought against the ZBA for Allowing 212 Stuart St Tower to Proceed

October 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The owners of the deed-restricted housing complex at 230 Stuart St., called South Cove Plazas, have brought a lawsuit against the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in response to the passage of the zoning variances for the proposed 212-222 Stuart St. tower in Bay Village. The lawsuit comes toward the end...
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Sherr has the Community Stuck on Decoupage in the South End

October 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Piecing things together has become a way of life for Jenn Sherr of the South End. Starting in her former apartment on Claremont Park, she launched some years ago what has been a successful career as a decoupage artists and teacher. Now living in the Troy, she keeps a studio on...
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Landmark Center Proposes New Office and Lab Building Instead of Residential Complexes

October 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The expansion of the Landmark Center is taking a different turn with the addition of more lab and office space as opposed to the original plan for a retail podium alongside four residential buildings. The proponent, Samuels & Associates filed a Notice of Project Change on Aug. 30, with the Boston...
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Zakim Holds Hearing about Making Voter Registration Easier

October 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen With another Preliminary Election come and gone with a low voter turnout of about 15 percent, one Boston City Councilor is trying to figure out ways to increase voter turnout by making it easier to register to vote. The Boston City Council’s Special Committee on Civil Rights, headed by Boston City...
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Mike Kelley Thanks Supporters as Campaign Enters Final Stretch

October 5, 2017
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Mike Kelley addressed a packed room of supporters in the South End last Tuesday night following a top-two finish in his race for District 2 City Council.  Calling out the campaign’s message of inclusivity throughout District 2, Kelley congratulated all candidates in the seven-person race, and thanked voters and his supporters for a great...
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Boston City Council News and Notes

October 5, 2017
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Just Cause Eviction The Boston City Council voted to pass a new version of home rule petition The Jim Brooks Stabilization Act otherwise known as Just Cause Eviction at the hearing on Wednesday, October 4. The home rule petition would prevent a non-exempt landlord or foreclosing owner from recovering possession of a residential unit...
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