News

FOSEL Roiled Over Budget Snub, BPL says Process Will Play out over the Year

June 12, 2018
By

As South End residents who are dedicated to the library branch are crying foul this week for what they define as a snub in this year’s City Budget, officials from the Mayor’s Office and the Boston Public Library said the critical renovation project is still moving forward. Marleen Neinhuis, president of the Friends of...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Questions Remain on CITGO Sign Landmark Report

June 12, 2018
By

At the heart of Kenmore Square is one of the most recognizable structures in Boston: The CITGO sign. Whether you’re a Red Sox fan at Fenway Park or a Boston University student walking down Commonwealth Avenue, it’s an icon that’s hard to miss. Since receiving a preliminary landmark status in 2016, the sign has...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Charles River Water Quality Earns an A- for the Second Time in the Past Five Years

June 12, 2018
By

The EPA has given the Charles River a grade of “A-” for bacterial water quality in the river during 2017. This is only the second time the river has earned a grade as high as an “A-minus,” and both have occurred within the past five years. “The Charles River turnaround is a perfect example...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Longfellow Bridge Reopens to Public after 5 Year Rehab

June 12, 2018
By

One day after the Longfellow Bridge fully reopened for the first time in five years, this milestone was commemorated Friday with a reception on the Charles River Esplanade. “This is indeed an opportunity for celebration,” Gov. Charlie Baker told the crowd after reading an excerpt from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “The Bridge.” The scope of...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

South End LDC Puts a Brake on Artistic Bike Racks

June 12, 2018
By

It’s been two years since Washington Gateway Main Street began preparing for its Washington Street Artistic Bike Racks Project. With a goal to revitalize Washington Street and support the businesses on the street, the project plans to install bike racks with designs that “evoke the South End spirit.” Those plans, however, will have to...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

ADCO to Support Revised Short-Term Rental Ordinance

June 12, 2018
By

Downtown neighborhood civic organizations this week reiterated their support for the mayor’s enhanced short-term rental ordinance. The Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations (ADCO) this week released a follow-up study to its February piece, entitled “Why ADCO Fully Supports the Mayor’s Revised Short Term Ordinance.” In this amended study, ADCO demonstrates quantitatively how the revisions...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

DCR to Close Segments of Multi-Use Path on Esplanade for Renovations

June 12, 2018
By

Through the month of June, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is closing access to approximately 3,100 feet of the Paul Dudley White Multi-Use Path along the Charles River Esplanade between the Boston University Bridge and Massachusetts Avenue for reconstruction and restoration work. Work will address uneven edges, pavement deterioration, and root damage...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Zakim Gets State Convention Nod in Quest for Secretary of State Post

June 12, 2018
By

At the Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention at Worcester’s DCU Center on June 3, City Councilor Josh Zakim scored a major coup when he received the party’s endorsement over longtime incumbent Bill Galvin in the race for the Secretary of State. Zakim, a 34-year-old Back Bay resident, received 55 percent of the delegates’ votes,...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Memorial Day Observances

June 1, 2018
By
Memorial Day Observances

Pictured above, elected officials Sheriff Steven Tompkins, State Rep. Byron Rushing, Councilor Ed Flynn and Veteran Agent Giselle Stirling stand at attention on Monday, May 28, as Guillermo Candelario plays ‘Taps.’ The scene came during the annual Puerto Rican Veterans Monument Square Memorial Day Exercises at the South End monument. Mayor Martin Walsh and...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Annual Uses Neighborhood Gala

June 1, 2018
By
Annual Uses Neighborhood Gala

Malachi Weir, an actor from the hit Showtime television show ‘Billions,’ came to show his support for the efforts of USES at their annual Neighborhood Gala on Thursday, May 17, at the SoWa Power Station. The Gala greeted those who attended with a carnival-like atmosphere, with games and plenty of fun.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Newsletter

Full Print Edition