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Legislature Agrees Not to Approve SIFs, but Will Study Them

August 11, 2018
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The long-discussed wide-ranging Opiate treatment bill passed the state legislature late Tuesday night, July 31, just in the nick of time, after a conference committee on that same day agreed to a compromise form of the bill that went through many twists and turns over the past month. Coming out of all the dust...
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Shattuck Community Process Looks to Begin in September

August 11, 2018
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The 12-month community process for the move of the Shattuck Hospital from Jamaica Plain to the South End will commence in September, according to the state Office of Health and Human Services. The state recently chose Health Resources in Action (HRiA) to conduct the 12-month process, which will focus on the future of the...
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Rules and Regulations of the South End Landmarks:District Came to Light at Tuesday’s Hearing

August 10, 2018
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Eleven proposals were on the table for design review by the South End Landmark District Commission on Aug. 7. Throughout the more than four hour meeting, the Commission heard case after case, consisting of everything from the installation of cellphone antenna equipment to the replacement of historic doors. A few notable proposals included: At...
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

August 3, 2018
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

  Gloria Ortiz holding Puerto Rican flag during the Festival Betances parade as they march down Tremont Street in the South End. The Festival kicked off on Saturday with a parade, music, food and more. Betances is sponsored by IBA, which is celebrating its 50th year of forming Villa Victoria.
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

August 3, 2018
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

As Sen. Elizabeth Warren campaigns for re-election, she has been traveling to different neighborhoods around the state and speaking out on various issues. Prior to a town hall in the South End on July 28, the Senator sat down with the Sun to discuss a number of these topics that are important to the...
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Zoning Relief Granted to the Algonquin Club

August 3, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeal heard a re-discussion of the proposed project at 217 Commonwealth Ave., better known as the Algonquin Club, at its July 31 hearing. Real estate lawyer Mike Ross from Prince Lobel represented Sandy Edgerley from Hexagon Properties, the developer for the project. The Algonquin Club has been a private club...
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Cannabis-Themed, Vacation Rentals Debut in Back Bay, Fenway

August 3, 2018
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The latest in the Boston lodging experience just got higher. While many tourists are drawn by the Freedom Trail, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Harbor, the newest tourist attraction could be the ability to smoke marijuana legally – and one new business partnership has pushed the button on that idea. Last weekend,...
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August 3, 2018
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From the July 26 Common Victualler hearing, City Hall: Tatte Holdings, LLC d/b/a Tatte Bakery & Cafe, 369 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Described as; indoor café with kitchen; 72 seats. To be managed by Tzurit Or, between the hours of 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 9 p.m....
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Hill House Launches First-Ever, Citywide NFL FLAG Football League Next Month

August 3, 2018
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Young football fans can now enjoy the fun and excitement of America’s favorite sport starting this fall with Hill House’s launch of the city’s first NFL FLAG football league. Open to children in Kindergarten through the seventh grade, this citywide league will take place on Sunday mornings at Clemente Field on the Emmanuel College...
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Boston Bar Association Holds Forum for Suffolk County DA Candidates

August 3, 2018
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The Boston Bar Association (BBA) held a forum for the candidates for Suffolk County district attorney on July 25. Five of the six candidates answered questions moderated by Suffolk University Law School Professor and former prosecutor Christina Miller and Northeastern University School of Law professor Daniel Medwed, as well as the audience. Candidate Linda...
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